The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   MATTHEW HORACE
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
CNN law enforcement contributor Matthew Horace offers an unforgettable account of the racism, crimes, and colorlines that permeate America's law enforcement, and lays out a means for change.

Matthew Horace was an officer at the federal, state, and local level for 28 years working in every state in the country. Yet it was after seven years of service when Horace fo
JELL-O Girls: A Family History
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   ALLIE ROWBOTTOM
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its façade - told by the inheritor of their stories.

In 1899, Allie Rowbottom's great-great-great-uncle bought the patent to Jell-O from its inventor for $450. The sale would turn out to be one of the most profitable busine
You're On an Airplane: Subtitle TK
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Parker Posey
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Have you ever wondered what it would be like talk to Parker Posey? On an airplane, with Parker as your seat companion, perhaps? Parker's irreverent, hilarious, and enchanting memoir gives you the incredible opportunity. Full of personal stories, whimsical how-tos, recipes, and beautiful handmade collages created by the author herself, You're On an Airplane is a de
Women of Invention: Life-Changing Ideas by Remarkable Women
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   CHARLOTTE MONTAGUE
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Hypatia was a Greek mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who invented the hydrometer in about 400 AD. Described as a charismatic teacher, she was seen as an evil symbol of the pagan science of learning and she was eventually murdered by Christian zealots. For many women in years gone by, the invention process was fraught with danger and difficulty. Not only did the
Advice for Future Corpses
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sallie Tisdale
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A straightforward, wise, and humorous narrative field guide for both the dying and those who love them by an author who brings a unique set of qualifications to this delicate subject - she's a Pushcart Prize-winning writer, a palliative care nurse with more than ten years of experience, and a lifelong Buddhist.If you don't plan, you're only limiting your opti
Happily Ever Esther: Two Men, a Wonder Pig, and Their Life-Changing Mission to Give Animals a Home
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Steve Jenkins
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter, had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther--the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds--as they describe in their bestselling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig. The book ends with them moving to a new farm, and starting a new wonderful
To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Nancy Rommelmann
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The case was closed, but for journalist Nancy Rommelmann, the mystery remained: What made a mother want to murder her own children?On May 23, 2009, Amanda Stott-Smith drove to the middle of the Sellwood Bridge in Portland, Oregon, and dropped her two children into the Willamette River. Forty minutes later, rescuers found the body of four-year-old Eldon. Miraculously, his
The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   NELSON MANDELA
Format:   eBook

Description:

An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century, published on the centenary of his birth.


Arrested in 1962 as South Africa's apartheid regime intensified its brutal campaign against political opponents, forty-four-year-old lawyer and African National Congress activist Nelson Mandela had no idea that he would

A Handful of Happiness: How a Prickly Creature Softened a Prickly Heart
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   MASSIMO VACCHETTA
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

A feel-good memior of a man and his hedgehog

Massimo Vacchetta, an Italian veterinarian specializing in large animals, is recently divorced and feeling heartbroken and depressed -- until the day that someone brings an orphaned baby hedgehog into his clinic. As the tiny hedgehog cries and whimpers, Massimo immediately understands the extent of the animal's vulne

The Illustrated History of Catholicism & The Catholic Saints: A Comprehensive Account Of The History, Philosophy And Practice Of Catholic Christianity And A Guide To The Most Significant Saints
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   TESSA PAUL
Format:   Paperback

Description:
An encyclopedic history of Catholicism and its major saints, lavishly illustrated with 1000 fine-art images.