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The Pie Academy: 250 Pies & 25 Doughs to Fit Every Taste and Occasion
The Pie Academy: 250 Pies & 25 Doughs to Fit Every Taste and Occasion
By Haedrich, Ken
2020-10 - Storey Publishing
9781635861112 Check Our Catalog

 

"An excellent resource for home bakers looking to up their pie game." - Publishers Weekly, starred review

"The wide-ranging, well-curated mix of classic and contemporary recipes and expert advice make this an essential primer for avid home bakers." - Library Journal, starred review

"Readers will find everything they'd ever want to know about …More
 

Repair Revolution: How Fixers Are Transforming Our Throw-Away Culture One Broken But Beloved Item at a Time
Repair Revolution: How Fixers Are Transforming Our Throw-Away Culture One Broken But Beloved Item at a Time
By Wackman, John
Author Knight, Elizabeth
2020-10 - New World Library
9781608686605 Check Our Catalog

 

Every year, millions of people throw away countless items because they don't know how to fix them. Some products are manufactured in a way that makes it hard, if not impossible, for people to repair them themselves. This throwaway lifestyle depletes Earth's resources and adds to overflowing landfills. Now there's a better way. Repair Revolution chronicles the rise of Repair Cafes, Fixit …More
 

Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence
Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence
By Saffitz, Claire
2020-10 - Clarkson Potter Publishers
9781984826961 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - In her first cookbook, Bon App tit and YouTube star of the show Gourmet Makes offers wisdom, problem-solving strategies, and more than 100 meticulously tested, creative, and inspiring recipes.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review Bon App tit - NPR - The …More
 

Ottolenghi Flavor: A Cookbook
Ottolenghi Flavor: A Cookbook
By Ottolenghi, Yotam
Author Belfrage, Ixta
Author Wigley, Tara
2020-10 - Ten Speed Press
9780399581755 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The author of Plenty teams up with Ottolenghi Test Kitchen's Ixta Belfrage to reveal how flavor is created and amplified through 100+ super-delicious, plant-based recipes.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review - NPR - The Guardian The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Bold, innovative …More
 

Martha Stewart's Cake Perfection: 100+ Recipes for the Sweet Classic, from Simple to Stunning
Martha Stewart's Cake Perfection: 100+ Recipes for the Sweet Classic, from Simple to Stunning
By Martha Stewart Living Magazine
2020-10 - Clarkson Potter Publishers
9780593138656 Check Our Catalog

 

Martha Stewart perfects the art of cakes with 125 recipes for all occasions, featuring exciting flavors, must-try designs, and dependable techniques.

Martha Stewart's authoritative baking guide presents a beautiful collection of tiers and tortes, batters and buttercreams, and sheet cakes and chiffons to tackle every cake creation. Teaching and inspiring like only she can, Martha …More
 

Modern Comfort Food
Modern Comfort Food
By Garten, Ina
2020-10 - Clarkson Potter Publishers
9780804187060 Check Our Catalog

 

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A collection of all-new soul-satisfying dishes from America's favorite home cook

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review Food Network The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In Modern Comfort Food, Ina Garten shares 85 new recipes that will feed your deepest cravings. Many of …More
 

Matrimony, Inc.: From Personal Ads to Swiping Right: A Story of America Looking for Love
Matrimony, Inc.: From Personal Ads to Swiping Right: A Story of America Looking for Love
By Beauman, Francesca
2020-10 - Pegasus Books
9781643135786 Check Our Catalog

 

A clever, thoughtful, and funny history that reveals how the Union of states was built on a much more personal union of people.

Have you ever used a dating app or website? Then you have more in common than you know with lonely homesteaders in 18th century New England. At once heartwarming and heartbreaking, Matrimony, Inc. reveals the unifying thread that weaves its way through …More
 

Instant Pot Cheese: Discover How Easy It Is to Make Mozzarella, Feta, Chevre, and More
Instant Pot Cheese: Discover How Easy It Is to Make Mozzarella, Feta, Chevre, and More
By Lucero, Claudia
2020-09 - Storey Publishing
9781635862409 Check Our Catalog

 

The beloved Instant Pot can be used to do just about anything: caramelize onions, boil eggs, steam rice . . . and now, make cheese Cheesemaking in a multicooker is not only time- and money-saving, but the cooker's accurate and consistent temperatures make it an ideal tool for the craft. Claudia Lucero, author of the best-selling One-Hour Cheese, presents the cheesemaking basics, then …More
 

The Modern Detective: How Corporate Intelligence Is Reshaping the World
The Modern Detective: How Corporate Intelligence Is Reshaping the World
By Maroney, Tyler
2020-09 - Riverhead Books
9781594632594 Check Our Catalog

 

A fascinating examination of the world of private investigators by a 21st-century private eye.

Today's world is complicated: companies are becoming more powerful than nations, the lines between public and corporate institutions grow murkier, and the internet is shredding our privacy. To combat these onslaughts, people everywhere -- rich and not so rich, in business and in their personal …More
 

Drink Back Your Country: 60 Cocktails Inspired by the Nation's Most Outlandish Alcohol Laws
Drink Back Your Country: 60 Cocktails Inspired by the Nation's Most Outlandish Alcohol Laws
By Dieterle, C. Jarrett
2020-09 - Artisan Publishers
9781579659684 Check Our Catalog

 

"An impassioned case against a senseless system . . . Come for the cocktail recipes, stay for the call to arms."

--Clay Risen, author of American Whiskey, Bourbon, and Rye

"A potent, thought-provoking mixture of fun and 'what the hell' awareness."

--Lew Bryson, author of Whiskey Master Class

Across this nation, in breweries, liquor stores, …More
 

How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World's Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs
How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World's Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs
By Raz, Guy
2020-09 - Houghton Mifflin
9780358216766 Check Our Catalog

 

WALL STREET JOURNAL #1 Bestselling Business Book

Based on the highly acclaimed NPR podcast, How I Built This with Guy Raz, this book offers priceless insights and inspiration from the world's top entrepreneurs on how to start, launch, and build a successful venture.

Great ideas often come from a simple spark: A soccer player on the New Zealand …More
 

A Field Guide to Cheese: The Discerning Compendium
A Field Guide to Cheese: The Discerning Compendium
By Sicard, Tristan
2020-09 - Artisan Publishers
9781579659417 Check Our Catalog

 

"We officially declare this the book of cheese. . . . The stunningly realistic illustrations are reason alone to buy the guide."

--Saveur, Our Favorite Cookbooks to Gift This Year

"A cheese lover's dream, educating aficionados through gorgeous pictures and fun, colorful graphics."

--BookPage

Everything you need to know about the …More
 

Killing Crazy Horse: The Merciless Indian Wars in America
Killing Crazy Horse: The Merciless Indian Wars in America
By O'Reilly, Bill
Author Dugard, Martin
2020-09 - Henry Holt & Company
9781627797047 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The latest installment of the multimillion-selling Killing series is a gripping journey through the American West and the historic clashes between Native Americans and settlers.

The bloody Battle of Tippecanoe was only the beginning. It's 1811 and President James Madison has ordered the destruction of Shawnee warrior chief Tecumseh's alliance of tribes in the Great Lakes …More
 

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day
Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day
By Shetty, Jay
2020-09 - Simon & Schuster
9781982134488 Check Our Catalog

 

Jay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast On Purpose, distills the timeless wisdom he learned as a monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life.

When you think like a monk, you'll understand:

-How to overcome negativity

-How to stop overthinking

-Why comparison kills love
…More
 

The Big Book of Cidermaking: Expert Techniques for Fermenting and Flavoring Your Favorite Hard Cider, from Sweet, Bubbly, Botanical, or Hopped to B
The Big Book of Cidermaking: Expert Techniques for Fermenting and Flavoring Your Favorite Hard Cider, from Sweet, Bubbly, Botanical, or Hopped to B
By Shockey, Kirsten K.
Author Shockey, Kirsten K.
Foreword by Watson, Ben
2020-09 - Storey Publishing
9781635861136 Check Our Catalog

 

Best-selling authors and acclaimed fermentation teachers Christopher Shockey and Kirsten K. Shockey turn their expertise to the world of fermented beverages in the most comprehensive guide to home cidermaking available. With expert advice and clear, step-by-step instructions, The Big Book of Cidermaking equips readers with the skills they need to make the cider they want: sweet, dry, …More
 

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By Rivera, Chiquis
Author Koudouzian, Sarah
2020-08 - Atria Books
9781982133726 Check Our Catalog

 

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

The bestselling author and singer shares her personal brand of keto, including everything from recetas sabrosas to fun workouts and motivational personal stories to inspire all Latin-food lovers.

Let's face it. Growing up Latina means tortillas, chips, rice, and beans are served with everything. Chiquis has tried almost every diet out there, …More
 

A Kitchen Witch's Guide to Recipes for Love and Romance: Loving You * Attracting Love * Rekindling the Flames
A Kitchen Witch's Guide to Recipes for Love and Romance: Loving You * Attracting Love * Rekindling the Flames
By Hunt, Dawn Aurora
2020-08 - Tiller Press
9781982150419 Check Our Catalog

 

Learn the craft of a kitchen witch to attract and renew love with 55 easy and romantic recipes and 33 magical practices.

From loving yourself, your family, and friends to romancing a significant other--love comes in many different forms. But what attracts love? What sustains it? And what can you do when you need to find love within yourself?

A Kitchen Witch's …More
 

Clean: The New Science of Skin
Clean: The New Science of Skin
By Hamblin, James
2020-07 - Riverhead Books
9780525538318 Check Our Catalog

 

Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR

One of Smithsonian's Ten Best Science Books of 2020

"Fun, interesting and credible." --The New York Times Book Review

A preventative medicine physician and staff writer for The Atlantic explains the surprising and unintended effects of our hygiene practices in this informative and entertaining introduction to …More
 

Chicano Eats: Recipes from the Border
Chicano Eats: Recipes from the Border
By Castillo, Esteban
2020-06 - Harper Design
9780062917379 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The creator of the popular Chicano Eats blog and winner of the Saveur Best New Voice People's Choice Award takes us on a delicious tour through the diverse flavors and foods of Chicano cuisine--Mexican food with an immigrant sensibility that weaves seamlessly between Mexican and American genres and cultures.
 

Esteban Castillo grew …More
 

Race War: Trump's Plan to Win the Black Vote and Destroy the Left
Race War: Trump's Plan to Win the Black Vote and Destroy the Left
By Horowitz David
2020-06 - Humanix Books
9781630061388 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

USA TODAY BESTSELLER

"'BLITZTrump Will Smash the Left and Win', by David Horowitz. Amazon #1 Bestseller. Hot book, great author " -- President Donald J. Trump BUCKLE …More
 

 

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
By Nestor, James
2020-05 - Riverhead Books
9780735213616 Check Our Catalog

 

New York Times Bestseller

Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020

Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR

"A fascinating scientific, cultural, spiritual and evolutionary history of the way humans breathe--and how we've all been doing it wrong for a long, long time." --Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic and Eat, …More
 

One Step Ahead: The Counterintuitive Science of Negotiation
One Step Ahead: The Counterintuitive Science of Negotiation
By Sally, David
2020-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250166395 Check Our Catalog

 

 

There's been a revolution in negotiating tactics.

The world's best negotiators have moved beyond How to Win Friends & Influence People and Getting to Yes. For over twenty years. David Sally has been teaching the art of negotiation at leading business schools and to executives at top companies. Now, he delivers the proven, clear, actionable insights you need to stay …More
 

Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World
Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World
By Wallace, Chris
With Weiss, Mitch
2020-06 - Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
9781982143343 Check Our Catalog

 

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * "Riveting.--The New York Times * "Propulsive." --Time "Reads like a tense thriller." --The Washington Post "The book is deservedly the nonfiction blockbuster of …More
 

Sunny Days: Sesame Street, Mister Rogers, and the Children's Television Revolution
Sunny Days: Sesame Street, Mister Rogers, and the Children's Television Revolution
By Kamp, David
2020-05 - Simon & Schuster
9781501137808 Check Our Catalog

 

From bestselling writer David Kamp, the engrossing, behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children's TV programs Sesame StreetThe Electric CompanyMister Rogers' Neighborhood, Free to Be...You and Me, and Schoolhouse Rock --which collectively transformed American childhood for the better, teaching kids about …More
 

My Vanishing Country: A Memoir
My Vanishing Country: A Memoir
By Sellers, Bakari
2020-05 - Amistad Press
9780062917454 Check Our Catalog

 

 

New York Times Bestseller

What J. D. Vance did for Appalachia with Hillbilly Elegy, CNN analyst and one of the youngest state representatives in South Carolina history Bakari Sellers does for the rural South, in this important book that illuminates the lives of America's forgotten black working-class men and women.

Part …More
 

Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump
Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump
By Brower, Kate Andersen
2020-05 - Harper
9780062668974 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Residence and First Women--also a New York Times bestseller--comes a poignant, news-making look at the lives of the five former presidents in the wake of their White House years, including the surprising friendships they have formed through shared perspective and empathy.

…More
 

Woodworking: The Complete Step-By-Step Manual
Woodworking: The Complete Step-By-Step Manual
By DK
2020-04 - DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
9781465491114 Check Our Catalog

 

Offers instruction in basic woodworking techniques and pairs profiles of common and exotic woods with great photos. The 25 projects, including furnishings and household products, start from simple and build to complex. …More
 

High Tea: Cannabis Cakes, Tarts & Bakes
High Tea: Cannabis Cakes, Tarts & Bakes
By Isaiou, Diana
2020-09 - Smith Street Books
9781925811438 Check Our Catalog

 

It's legal and regal--time to make some classy baked goods that can get you baked. Because everyone loves sugar, and (nearly) everyone loves cannabis.

This beautifully photographed cookbook celebrates a British-style high tea--where all the delightful snacks are laden with cannabis. Now that the legal and regulated consumption of cannabis is steadily increasing, more and more of us are …More
 

American Tacos: A History and Guide
American Tacos: A History and Guide
By Ralat, Jos
2020-04 - University of Texas Press
9781477316528 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Tacos may have been created south of the border, but Americans have made this Mexican food their own, with each style reflective of a time and a place. American Tacos explores them all, taking us on a detailed and delicious journey through the evolution of this dish.

In search of every taco variety from California to Texas and beyond, Ralat traveled from coast to coast and border …More
 

Ordinary Insanity: Fear and the Silent Crisis of Motherhood in America
Ordinary Insanity: Fear and the Silent Crisis of Motherhood in America
By Menkedick, Sarah
2020-04 - Pantheon Books
9781524747770 Check Our Catalog

 

A groundbreaking expos and diagnosis of the silent epidemic of fear afflicting new mothers, and a candid, feminist deep dive into the culture, science, history, and psychology of contemporary motherhood

Anxiety among mothers is a growing but largely unrecognized crisis. In the transition to mother­hood and the years that follow, countless women suffer from overwhelming feelings of …More
 

Social Security Handbook 2020: Overview of Social Security Programs
Social Security Handbook 2020: Overview of Social Security Programs
By Social Security Administration
2020-04 - Bernan Press
9781641434003 Check Our Catalog

 

The Social Security Handbook: Overview of Social Security Programs, 2020 provides information about Social Security programs and services, and identifies rights and obligations under the Social Security laws. The completely updated Handbook, organized by section number, is a readable, easy-to-understand reference for comprehending complex Social Security programs and services and contains …More
 

Manipulated: Inside the Global War to Hijack Elections and Distort the Truth
Manipulated: Inside the Global War to Hijack Elections and Distort the Truth
By Payton, Theresa
2020-04 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
9781538133507 Check Our Catalog

 

Cybersecurity expert Theresa Payton tells battlefront stories from the global war being conducted through clicks, swipes, internet access, technical backdoors and massive espionage schemes. She investigates the cyberwarriors who are planning tomorrow's attacks, weaving a fascinating yet bone-chilling tale of Artificial Intelligent mutations carrying out attacks without human intervention, …More
 

I Don't Want to Die Poor
I Don't Want to Die Poor
By Arceneaux, Michael
2020-04 - Atria Books
9781982129309 Check Our Catalog

 

From the New York Times bestselling author of I Can't Date Jesus, which Vogue called "a piece of personal and cultural storytelling that is as fun as it is illuminating," comes a wry and insightful essay collection that explores the financial and emotional cost of chasing your dreams.

Ever since Oprah Winfrey told the 2007 graduating class of …More
 

The Address Book: What Our Street Names Reveal about Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power
The Address Book: What Our Street Names Reveal about Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power
By Mask, Deirdre
2020-04 - St. Martin's Press
9781250134769 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction One of Time Magazines's 100 Must-Read Books of 2020 Longlisted for the 2020 Porchlight Business Book Awards

An entertaining quest to trace the origins and implications of the names of the roads on which we reside. --Sarah Vowell, The New York Times Book Review

When most people think about street …More
 

Perfectly Golden: Inspired Recipes from Goldenrod Pastries, the Nebraska Bakery That Specializes in Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Vegan T
Perfectly Golden: Inspired Recipes from Goldenrod Pastries, the Nebraska Bakery That Specializes in Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Vegan T
By Garbacz, Angela
2020-04 - Countryman Press
9781682684764 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Based in Lincoln, Nebraska, Goldenrod Pastries is a community bakery with an ambitious and talented baker at the helm. Angela Garbacz learned at her mother's and grandmothers' elbows, mixing up cookies and rolling sweet buns. Her training continued in New York City before she returned home and opened her dream shop.

From her grandma's famous peach coffee cake to caramel-covered pecan …More
 

Trejo's Tacos: A Collection of Always Delicious, Sometimes Healthy Mexican (and Adjacent) Recipes (and Stories) from L.A.'s Baddest G
Trejo's Tacos: A Collection of Always Delicious, Sometimes Healthy Mexican (and Adjacent) Recipes (and Stories) from L.A.'s Baddest G
By Trejo, Danny
2020-04 - Clarkson Potter Publishers
9781984826855 Check Our Catalog

 

Hollywood's baddest good guy shares 75 recipes that make Trejo's Tacos the Los Angeles go-to for award-winning tacos, donuts, and more.

Long before he was a Hollywood star, Danny Trejo used to joke with his mom that they should open a restaurant. A few arrests, a couple boxing championships, and more than 300 movies later, Hollywood's favorite bad guy did just that with Trejo's Tacos. …More
 

All You Need Is Less: How to Live a Zero Waste Life
All You Need Is Less: How to Live a Zero Waste Life
By Weldon, Megean
2020-03 - Rock Point
9781631066580 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Author Megean Weldon, aka The Zero Waste Nerd, gently guides you on an attainable, inspirational, mindful, and completely realistic journey to a sustainable living lifestyle.

Find tips, strategies, recipes, and DIY projects for reducing waste in this approachable, beautifully designed and illustrated guide.

What is zero waste living? Although …More
 

Leading with Gratitude: 8 Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results
Leading with Gratitude: 8 Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results
By Gostick, Adrian
Author Elton, Chester
2020-03 - Harper Business
9780062965783 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The influential New York Times bestselling authors--the "apostles of appreciation" Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick--provide managers and executives with easy ways to add more gratitude to the everyday work environment to help bolster moral, efficiency, and profitability.

Workers want and need to know their work is appreciated. Showing gratitude to employees …More
 

Home Is Where You Make It
Home Is Where You Make It
By Vanderzeil, Geneva
2020-03 - Tiller Press
9781982144814 Check Our Catalog

 

Add style and individuality to your home with DIY--even when you're renting

The concept of a large, professional renovation isn't possible for many people who are short on time and money, especially when you rent. But that doesn't mean you don't want a beautiful, cozy home that reflects your unique taste and personality--it just means you need (and want) to get creative …More
 

Wait, I'm the Boss?!?: The Essential Guide for New Managers to Succeed from Day One
Wait, I'm the Boss?!?: The Essential Guide for New Managers to Succeed from Day One
By Economy, Peter
2020-03 - Career Press
9781632651648 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Your management mentor in book This is the go-to guide on making good decisions, helping teams work together, dealing with people problems, and achieving goals when you're newly in charge or looking to brush up on your leadership skills.

Wait, I'm the Boss? ? is chock-full of useful information, tips, and checklists that can be used by anyone who aspires to become a skilled …More
 

Eat Sleep Work Repeat: 30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Job
Eat Sleep Work Repeat: 30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Job
By Daisley, Bruce
2020-02 - HarperOne
9780062944504 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"An important reminder of simple everyday practices to improve how we all work together, which will lead to greater team and individual happiness and performance. Great results will follow."--Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square

"With just 30 changes, you can transform your work experience from bland and boring (or worse) to fulfilling, fun, and even …More
 

Leadership Is Language: The Hidden Power of What You Say--and What You Don't
Leadership Is Language: The Hidden Power of What You Say--and What You Don't
By Marquet, L. David
2020-02 - Portfolio
9780735217539 Check Our Catalog

 

Wall Street Journal Bestseller

From the acclaimed author of Turn the Ship Around , former US Navy Captain David Marquet, comes a radical new playbook for empowering your team to make better decisions and take greater ownership.

You might imagine that an effective leader is someone who makes quick, intelligent decisions, gives inspiring speeches, and …More
 

Ultimate Veg
Ultimate Veg
By Oliver, Jamie
2020-01 - Flatiron Books
9781250262882 Check Our Catalog

 

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Jamie Oliver, one of the bestselling cookbook authors of all time, is back with brilliantly easy, delicious, and flavor-packed vegetable recipes.

This edition has been adapted for the US market. It was originally published in the UK under the title Veg.

From simple suppers and family favorites, to …More
 

Restoring Your Historic House: The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners
Restoring Your Historic House: The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners
By Hanson, Scott T.
Photographer Clough, David
2019-12 - Tilbury House Publishers
9780884484905 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Although there are other books about renovating old houses, this is the first that prioritizes the identification and preservation of the historic, character-defining features of a house as a starting point in the process. That is the purpose of this book: to describe and illustrate a best-practices approach for updating historic homes for modern life in ways that do not attempt to turn an old …More