by Orlean, Susan 020 ORLEAN

The Library Book

On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm. As one fireman recounted, (3z(BOnce that first stack got going, it was Goodbye, Charlie.

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by Patterson, James, 364.153 PATTERS

Filthy Rich : a Powerful Billionaire, the Sex Scandal That Undid Him, and All Th

"Jeffrey Epstein rose from humble origins to the rarefied heights of New York City's financial elite. A college dropout with an instinct for numbers--and for people--Epstein amassed his wealth through a combination of access and skill. But even after he had it all, Epstein wanted more. And that unceasing desire--especi…

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by Perry, Jackie Hill 248.843 PERRY

Gay Girl, Good God : the Story of Who I Was and Who God Has Always Been

"Jackie grew up fatherless and experienced gender confusion. She embraced masculinity and homosexuality with every fiber of her being. She knew that Christians had a lot to say about all of the above. But was she supposed to change herself? How was she supposed to stop loving women, when homosexuality felt more natural…

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by Eger, Edith Eva B EGER EGER

The Choice : Embrace the Possible

At the age of sixteen, Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. Hours after her parents were killed, Nazi officer Dr. Josef Mengele, forced Edie to dance for his amusement and her survival. Edie was pulled from a pile of corpses when the American troops liberated the camps in 1945. Edie spent decades struggling with flashback…

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by Jenkins, Jedidiah 917.304 JENKINS

To Shake the Sleeping Self : a Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for

"From travel writer and Instagram phenomenon Jedidiah Jenkins, a long-awaited memoir of adventure, failure, and lessons learned while bicycling the 10,000 miles from Oregon to Patagonia. On the eve of turning thirty, terrified of being sucked into a life he didn't choose, Jedidiah Jenkins quit his dream job and spent t…

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by Broom, Sarah M. B-BROOM BROOM

The Yellow House

In 1961, Sarah M. Brooms mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plantthe postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed, Ivory Mae remarri…

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by Walker, Matthew P. 612.821 WALKER

Why We Sleep : Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

"The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert--Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab--reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better. Sleep is one of the most important but least u…

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by Ginsburg, Ruth Bader 347.7326 GINSBUR

My Own Words

"The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture. My Own Words is a selection of writings and speec…

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by Chapman, Gary D., 646.78 CHAPMAN

The 5 Love Languages : the Secret to Love That Lasts

Dr. Chapman explains how people communicate love in different ways, and shares the wonderful things that happen when men and women learn to speak each other's language.…

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by Lieberstein, Andrea 616.8526 LIEBERS

Well Nourished : Mindful Practices to Heal Your Relationship with Food, Feed You

There is much more to nourishing yourself than simply eating food. After a long day of feeling run down and exhausted, what you're really hungering for is other forms of nourishment. Well Nourished is here to show you how to live a life where feel nourished emotionally, intellectually, physically, socially, and creativ…

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by Wolynn, Mark 155.924 WOLYNN

It Didn't Start with You : How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How

"A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field. Depression. Anxiety. Chronic Pain. Phobias. Obsessive thoughts. The evidence is compelling: the roots of these difficulties may not reside in our immediate life experience or in c…

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by Thunberg, Greta, 179.1 THUNBER

No One is Too Small to Make a Difference

"The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations"--…

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by Williams, Brittany, 641.77 WILLIAM

Instant Loss : Eat Real, Lose Weight

"Incredibly easy Instant Pot and air fryer recipes from the best-selling author of Instant Loss"--…

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by Lepore, Jill, 973 LEPORE

These Truths : a History of the United States

Written in elegiac prose, Lepores groundbreaking investigation places truth itselfa devotion to facts, proof, and evidenceat the center of the nations history. The American experiment rests on three ideas"these truths," Jefferson called thempolitical equality, natural rig…

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by Fisch, Jen 641.5638 FISCH

The Easy 5-ingredient Ketogenic Diet Cookbook : Low-carb, High-fat Recipes for B

"Keep up with keto on even your busiest days. Finding quick and easy keto recipes that fit with your lifestyle and schedule can be difficult. That's why Jen Fisch, the blogger behind 'Keto in The City' and a busy working mom, shares her favorite stress-free keto meals in [this book]. With 130 recipes that require no mo…

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by Stevenson, Bryan B-STEVENSON STEVENS

Just Mercy : a Story of Justice and Redemption

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice.…

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Copycat Restaurant Favorites.

"Amp up your dinner routine with more than 100 restaurant copycat dishes made at home! Skip the delivery, avoid the drive thru and keep that tip money in your wallet, because Taste of Home Copycat Restaurant Favorites brings America's most popular menu items to your kitchen. Inside Taste of Home Copycat Restaurant Favo…

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by Gunter, Jen 618.1 GUNTER

The Vagina Bible : the Vulva and the Vagina - Separating the Myth from the Medic

"OB/GYN, writer for The New York Times, USA Today, and Self, and host of the show Jensplaining, Dr. Jen Gunter now delivers the definitive book on vaginal health, answering the questions you've always had but were afraid to ask--or couldn't find the right answers to. She has been called Twitter's resident gynecologist,…

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by Wiegand, Alyssa, 641.552 WIEGAND

Hack Your Cupboard : Make Great Food with What You've Got

It's not always easy to try out a new recipe, especially when the risk of failure brings with it the risk of a hungry night at home. But sticking to what you know and love can get pretty boring after a while. So what's a lazy, cash-strapped chef to do? Well, with the help of Hack Your Cupboard, you can grab whatever's …

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by Duckworth, Angela 158.1 DUCKWOR

Grit : the Power of Passion and Perseverance

"In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, athletes, students, and business people--both seasoned and new--that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit." Why do some people succeed and othe…

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by Newgent, Jackie 641.5631 NEWGENT

The Clean & Simple Diabetes Cookbook : Flavorful, Fuss-free Recipes for Everyday

"Cooking at home is one of the best ways to eat healthier and manage your diabetes or prediabetes, but it can be difficult to know where to start. The Clean & Simple Diabetes Cookbook will walk you through the basics of simple, home-cooking, using fresh, whole ingredients to kickstart your healthy, clean-eating lifesty…

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by Kshirsagar, Suhas G. 612.022 KSHIRSA

Change Your Schedule, Change Your Life : How to Harness the Power of Clock Genes

"An eye-opening handbook from a leading Ayurvedic physician that blends cutting-edge science on "clock genes" with ancient eastern wisdom to help us understand how to harness the power of chronobiology to effortlessly lose weight, sleep better, exercise stronger, reduce stress, and boost our well being. "It's not you, …

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by Harari, Yuval N. 909.83 HARARI

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Shares insights into such present-day issues as the role of technology in transforming humanity, the epidemic of false news, and the modern relevance of nations and religion.…

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by Williams, Brittany, 641.5884 WILLIAM

Instant Loss Cookbook : Cook Your Way to a Healthy Weight with 125 Recipes for Y

"125 fast, easy, and tasty whole food-based recipes for anyone looking to lose weight, from the ... blogger who lost over 125 lbs in a year by making all her meals from scratch, aided by her Instant Pot"--…

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by Kaur, Rupi 811.6 KAUR

Milk and Honey

Milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and honey takes readers through a jo…

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by Kellogg, Kathryn 640.286 KELLOGG

101 Ways to Go Zero Waste Kathryn Kellogg.

We all know how important it is to reduce our environmental footprint, but it can be daunting to know where to begin. Enter Kathryn Kellogg, who can fit all her trash from the past two years into a 16-ounce mason jar. How? She starts by saying (3z(Bno(3y (Bto straws and grocery bags, and (3z(Byes(3y (Bto a reus…

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by Lillien, Lisa 641.512 LILLIEN

Hungry Girl Simply 6 : All-natural Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less

People everywhere are craving super-simple recipes with short ingredient lists, and Hungry Girl has come to their rescue with Hungry Girl Simply 6: All-Natural Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less! For the first time ever, chapters are organized by main ingredientlike CHICKEN, VEGGIES, EGGS, OATSmaking it…

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by Barrymore, Drew B-BARRYMORE BARRYMO

Wildflower

"Award-winning actress Drew Barrymore shares funny, insightful, and profound stories from her past and present told from the place of happiness she's achieved today. Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible experiences of her earlier years. It in…

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by Higginbotham, Adam 363.1799 HIGGINB

Midnight in Chernobyl : the Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaste

Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster--and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Num…

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by Werner-Gray, Liana, 616.994 WERNER

Cancer-free with Food : a Step-by-step Plan with 100+ Recipes to Fight Disease,

"Supported by the powerhouse team behind The Truth About Cancer, best-selling natural-health author Liana Werner-Gray offers a simple yet comprehensive guide to nutrition for those who have been diagnosed with cancer. You've been diagnosed with cancer, and all you want is a simple guide of what to eat and what to avoid…

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by Flanders, Cait, 153.8 FLANDER

The Year of Less : How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discover

"In her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many of us: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat. Even after she worked her way out of nearly $30,000 of consumer debt, her old habits took hold again. When she realized that nothing she was doing or buying was maki…

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by Pollan, Michael 615.7883 POLLAN

How to Change Your Mind : What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About

"A brilliant and brave investigation by Michael Pollan, author of five New York Times best sellers, into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences. When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybi…

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by Pitre, Urvashi 641.77 PITRE

Every Day Easy Air Fryer : 100 Recipes Bursting with Flavor

So you've bought an air fryer, and you're using it to make fries and packaged foods, but don't see what the fuss was about. Pitre shows you how to start with fresh ingredients to make delicious, healthy dishes which mostly require about ten minutes of prep, a little time to marinate, and approximately fifteen-minutes o…

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by Souza, Pete 973.932 SOUZA

Shade : a Tale of Two Presidents

The former official White House photographer compares the most recent two administrations via photos of Barack Obama side-by-side with tweets, headlines, and quotes from the Trump administration.…

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by Kshirsagar, Suhas G. 612.022 KSHIRSA

Change Your Schedule, Change Your Life : How to Harness the Power of Clock Genes

We've all heard of circadian rhythms, those biological processes that give us jet lag and make us night owls or early birds. But few of us know just how profoundly these diurnal patterns affect our overall health. Skipping meals, working late into the night to maximize productivity disrupt our natural cycles. The human…

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by Boghossian, Peter G. 153.6 BOGHOSS

How to Have Impossible Conversations : a Very Practical Guide

"In our current political climate, it seems impossible to have a reasonable conversation with anyone who has a different opinion. Whether you're online, in a classroom, an office, a town hall -- or just hoping to get through a family dinner with a stubborn relative -- dialogue shuts down when perspectives clash. Heated…

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by Hester, Tanja 332.024 HESTER

Work Optional : Retire Early the Non-penny-pinching Way

"A practical action guide for financial independence and early retirement from the popular "Our Next Life" blogger."--…

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by Egan, Timothy 263.0424 EGAN

A Pilgrimage to Eternity : from Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith

Moved by his mother's death and his Irish Catholic family's complicated history with the church, Timothy Egan decided to follow in the footsteps of centuries of seekers to force a reckoning with his own beliefs. He embarked on a thousand-mile pilgrimage through the theological cradle of Christianity, exploring one of t…

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by Brandt, Charles 364.106 BRANDT

The Irishman : Frank Sheeran and Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa

The Irishman is an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked for legendary crime boss Russell Bufalino alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th Century. Spanning decades, Sheeran's story chronicles one of…

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by Connolly, Jess 248.843 CONNOLL

You Are the Girl for the Job : Daring to Believe the God Who Calls You

"You were made for life abundant and vibrant mission, yet it's easy to let comparison, self-doubt, and defeat take ourselves out of the running. Join bestselling author Jess Connolly in You Are the Girl for the Job to make a plan, make a move, and believe the One who has called you"--…

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by Tisdale, Sallie 306.9 TISDALE

Advice for Future Corpses * and Those Who Love Them : a Practical Perspective on

From the sublime (the faint sound of Mozart as you take your last breath) to the ridiculous (lessons on how to close the sagging jaw of a corpse), Tisdale leads the reader through the peaks and troughs of death with a calm, wise, and humorous hand. Advice for Future Corpses is more than a how-to manual or a spiritual b…

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by Keefe, Patrick Radden, 364.1523 KEEFE

Say Nothing : a True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

"Meticulously reported, exquisitely written, and grippingly told, Say Nothing is a work of revelation." --David Grann, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon. From award-winning New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe, a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Norther…

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by Cole, Will 613.2833 COLE

Keto-tarian : the (mostly) Plant-based Plan to Burn Fat, Boost Your Energy, Crus

The keto craze is just getting warmed up. The ketogenic diet kick-starts your body's metabolism so it burns fat, instead of sugar, as its primary fuel. But most ketogenic plans are meat- and dairy-heavy, creating a host of other problems, especially for those who prefer plants at the center of the plate. Dr. Will Cole …

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by Land, Stephanie B LAND LAND

Maid : Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

A journalist describes the years she worked in low-paying domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them.…

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by Smith, J. J. 613.25 SMITH

7-day Apple Cider Vinegar Cleanse : Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 7 Days and Turn Your

"JJ Smith, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, provides an all-new and accessible detox system that rids the body of unwanted fat and bacteria for renewed energy and lasting weight loss. In the tradition of certified weight loss expert and nutritionist JJ Smith's 10-Day Green Smoot…

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by Kimmerer, Robin Wall 305.897 KIMMERE

Braiding Sweetgrass

As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to this land, consider plan…

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by Warner, Ana 618.9285 WARNER

The Warner Boys : Our Family's Story of Autism and Hope

"An emotional, revealing memoir of one family's life in seclusion--and the love, strength, and faith it took to save it. Seahawks star running back Curt Warner and his wife, Ana, were prominent figures in Seattle in the early 1990s. When they dropped from the public eye after Curt's retirement, everyone assumed it was …

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by Mundy, Liza, 940.5486 MUNDY

Code Girls : the Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War I

Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War II. While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved to Washington and learned the meticulous work of code-breaking. Their efforts shortened the war, saved cou…

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by Field, Sally B FIELD FIELD

In Pieces : a Memoir

One of the most celebrated, beloved, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for more than five decades, beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen. From Gidget's sweet-faced "girl next door" to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Awa…

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by Oluo, Ijeoma 305.8009 OLUO

So You Want to Talk About Race

"A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that readers of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide. In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor at Large of The Establishment, Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible …

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by Keefe, Patrick Radden, 364.1523 KEEFE

Say Nothing : a True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

"A narrative about a notorious killing that took place in Northern Ireland during The Troubles and its devastating repercussions to this day"--…

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by Lewis, Michael 320.973 LEWIS

The Fifth Risk

"The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playing out: Trump appointees were few and far between; those that did show up were shockingly uninformed about the functions…

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by Laska, Stephanie 641.5638 LASKA

The Dirty, Lazy, Keto Cookbook : Bend the Rules to Lose the Weight!

"You don't have to be perfect to be successful at weight loss-now you can bend the rules and still lose the weight. If your version of the keto diet includes a Diet Coke, low-carb beer, or the occasional chocolate-covered protein bar, The DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Cookbook is your roadmap for results. Bestselling author Stepha…

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