Thursday, June 5, 2014

New Non-Fiction

Here's a sampling of some new non-fiction titles that just hit our shelves:

Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik. The why behind the properties and attributes of various everyday objects like glass and paper clips. Find it in the catalog!

Coolhaus Ice Cream Book by Natasha Case & Freya Estreller with Kathleen Squires. Ice cream, gelato, and sorbet recipes. Need I say more? Well, I'll add that a handful of cookie recipes are included as suggested pairings so you could make ice cream sandwiches if you wish. Lots of delicious photos. Find it in the catalog!

8 Keys to End Bullying: Strategies For Parents & Schools by Signe Whitson. Written by a licensed social worker and school counselor, the books presents a straighforward plan to address bullying. Find it in the catalog!

Carsick by John Waters. Infamous filmmaker Waters relates the tales of his hitchhike across America. I can just imagine. Find it in the catalog!

If I Can't Have You: Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance, and the Murder of Her Children by Gregg Olsen and Rebecca Morris. True crime book detailing the heartbreaking saga of Susan Powell, her husband, and children. Includes photos. Find it in the catalog!

Proof: The Science of Booze by Adam Rogers. Ever want to get extra geeky about alcohol? This book's for you. Find it in the catalog!

The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra by Helen Rappaport. Focuses on the last Russian Czar's four daughters before they were assassinated during WWI. Includes photos. Find it in the catalog!