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Black flags : the rise of ISIS

Joby Warrick · Doubleday
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

WINNER OF THE 2016 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION A Best Book of 2015 "The New York Times, " "The Washington Post, " "People" Magazine, "San Francisco Chronicle, " "Kansas City Star, " and "Kirkus Reviews" ""In...
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Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold

C.S. Lewis · Harcourt Brace & Company; Later Printing edition
Format: Paperback

I saw well why the gods do not speak to us openly, nor let us answer . . . Why should they hear the babble that we think we mean? How can they meet us face to face till we have faces?Haunted by the myth of Cupid and Psyche throughout his life, C.S. Lewis wrote this, his last, extraordinary...
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The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It

Kelly McGonigal · Avery; Second edition
Format: Hardcover

The author of The Willpower Instinct delivers a controversial and groundbreaking new book that overturns long-held beliefs about stress. More than forty-four percent of Americans admit to losing sleep over stress. And while most of us do everything we can to reduce it, Stanford psychologist...
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Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

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The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life

Anu Partanen · Harpercollins
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A Finnish journalist, now a naturalized American citizen, asks Americans to draw on elements of the Nordic way of life to nurture a fairer, happier, more secure, and less stressful society for themselves and their children.Moving to America in 2008, Finnish journalist Anu Partanen quickly...
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The Lopsided Christmas Cake

Wanda E. Brunstetter · Shiloh Run Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Join the Hochstetler twin sisters on stage as they bumble their way through baking a cake for a charity auction in front of a live audience. The take-charge Elma and the klutzy optimist Thelma manage to entertain their audience - and attract the admiration of two bachelors, an outspoken...
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Twelve Angry Librarians

Miranda James · Berkley Pub Group
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestselling author of No Cats Allowed and Arsenic and Old Books is back with more Southern charm and beguiling mystery as Charlie and Diesel must find a killer in a room full of librarians... Light-hearted librarian Charlie Harris is known around his hometown of Athena,...
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Food52 Genius Recipes: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook

Kristen Miglore · Ten Speed Press
Format: Hardcover

"An essential collection of more than 100 foolproof recipes from food luminaries such as Julia Child, Alice Waters, and David Chang--curated, introduced, and photographed by the team behind the leading food website Food52. This debut title from Food52 Works, a new imprint from Ten Speed...
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Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

Carly Simon · Flatiron Books
Pages: 376
Format: Print book

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller A People Magazine Top Ten Book of the Year!"Intelligent and captivating. Don't miss it." - People Magazine"One of the best celebrity memoirs of the year." -The Hollywood ReporterRock Star. Composer and Lyricist. Feminist Icon....
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The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself

Sean M Carroll · Dutton
Pages: 470
Format: Print book

*An instant New York Times Bestseller**Publishers Weekly #1 Most Anticipated Science Book of Spring 2016*"You will be enthralled." - Wall Street Journal"A tour de force." - Salon.comAlready internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging...
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