New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

March 29, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Wired to eat : turn off cravings, rewire your appetite for weight loss, and determine the foods that work for you

March 28, 2017
Wolf, Robb, author.
New York : Harmony Books, [2017]
xii, 388 pages ; 24 cm
Part one. Know thyself: how you are wired to eat -- One size does not fit all -- It's not your fault -- Mosquitos, appetite, and hyperpalatable food -- On digestion and obesity -- Glucose, guts, and genes -- Personalized nutrition: the future is now -- Is there a case for the paleo diet? -- Rebalancing the pillars of sleep, community, and movement -- Cheating, morality, and food -- Part two. Rewire and reset for weight loss and health -- Get testy! The plan for success -- Phase one: the 30-day reset -- Phase two: the 7-day carb test plan -- Phase three: riding into the sunset -- Hammers, drills, and ketosis: the best tool your doctor may never use -- Recipes for weight loss and beyond.
"Wired to Eat offers an eating program, based on groundbreaking research, that will rewire your appetite for weight loss and help you finally determine the optimal foods for your diet and metabolism. You'll start with Wolf’s 30-Day Reset to help you restore your body's blood sugar levels, repair your appetite, and reverse insulin resistance. There are more than 70 delicious recipes, detailed meal plans, and shopping lists to aid you on your journey. Wolf also includes meal plans for people who suffer with autoimmune diseases, as well as advice on eating a ketogenic diet. Once you've completed this phase of the plan, the unique 7-Day Carb Test will help you determine what amounts and types of carbs you can tolerate' --Amazon.com

Eyes and spies : how you're tracked and why you should know

March 28, 2017
Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973- author.
Toronto ; Berkeley ; Vancouver : Annick Press, [2017]
135 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Every time you click, text, Like, Friend, buy -or even walk down the street- there are more eyes on you than you might think! Online and in real life, companies, governments, and law enforcement are finding new ways to collect inforamtion about us. They say it keeps us safter, or makes our lives more convenient. With plenty of real life examples...[this book] hacks into the controversial world of surveillance, exploring hot topics like facial recognition technology, security cameras, data mining, cyberbullying, and tracking in schools" --Back cover.

The five invitations : discovering what death can teach us about living fully

March 28, 2017
Ostaseski, Frank, author.
©2017
viii, 290 pages ; 25 cm
The First Invitation : Don't Wait -- The Doorway to Possibility -- At Once Here and Disappearing -- The Maturation of Hope -- The Heart of the Matter -- The Second Invitation : Welcome Everything, Push Away Nothing -- As Is -- Turn Toward Your Suffering -- Love Heals -- The Third Invitation : Bring Your Whole Self to the Experience -- Don't Be a Role, Be a Soul -- Taming the Inner Critic -- The Raging River -- Hearing the Cries of the World -- The Fourth Invitation : Find a Place of Rest in the Middle of Things -- The Calm in the Storm -- Mind the Gap -- Courageous Presence -- The Fifth Invitation : Cultivate Don't Know Mind -- The Story of Forgetfulness -- Not Knowing Is Most Intimate -- Surrender to the Sacred.
"Life and death are a package deal. They cannot be pulled apart and we cannot truly live unless we are aware of death. [This book is a] meditation on the meaning of life and how maintaining an ever-present consciousness of death can bring us closer to our truest selves ... [Zen Hospice Project cofounder Frank Ostaseski] distills the lessons gleaned over the course of his career, offering ... [a] guide that points to a radical path to transformation"-- adapted from book jacket.

Carefrontation

March 28, 2017
Drake, Arlene, author.
New York : Regan Arts, 2017.
iv, 265 pages ; 21 cm

Beasts, river, drunk men, garden, burst, & light : sequences and long poems

March 28, 2017
Hague, Richard, 1947- author.
copyright 2016
xiv, 281 pages ; 23 cm

Boss bitch : a simple 12-step plan to take charge of your career

March 28, 2017
Lapin, Nicole, author.
New York : Crown Business, 2017.
382 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"You don't need dozens or hundreds of employees to be a boss, says financial expert and serial entrepreneur Nicole Lapin. Hell, you don't even need one. You just need to find your inner Boss Bitch -- your most confident, savvy, ambitious self -- and own it. A Boss Bitch is the she-ro of her own story. She is someone who takes charge of her future and embraces being a "boss" in all aspects of the word: whether as the boss of her own life, family and career, the literal boss at work, or, as the boss of her own company. Whichever she chooses (or all three), a Boss Bitch is someone who gets out there and makes her success happen -- and so can you."--Provided by publisher.

The first love story : Adam, Eve, and us

March 28, 2017
Feiler, Bruce S., author.
©2017
306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
First comes love: how Adam and Eve invented love -- Meet cute: who was present at the creation? -- The Devil made me do it: what we do for love -- Chore wars: who needs love? -- That look in their eyes: how sex became evil, then unbecame it -- The other woman : the dark side of love -- Family affair: are we our children's keepers? -- The love you make: bless the broken road.
A revelatory account of Adam and Eve's symbolism as central figures in Western imagination and their role in shaping humanity's deepest feelings about relationships, family and togetherness. --Publisher.

Joy the baker over easy : sweet and savory recipes for leisurely days

March 28, 2017
Wilson, Joy, 1981- author.
New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2017.
255 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Cocktails and coffee -- Eggs -- Griddle -- Sides -- Sandwiches and salads -- Baked goods.
"125 recipes to tackle any brunch craving--from juices and coffees, to breads, eggs, pancakes, sandwiches, salads, and definitely bacon"--Amazon.com.

More alive and less lonely : on books and writers

March 28, 2017
Lethem, Jonathan, author.
Brooklyn : Melville House, [2017]
xix, 300 pages ; 23 cm
I. Engulf and Devour -- the Loneliest book I've Read -- Footnote on Sylvie Selig -- Engulf and Devour -- The Figure in the Castle -- The Greatest Animal Novelist of All Time -- The Counter-Roth -- II. It Can Still Take Me There -- The Only Human Superhero -- Forget This Introduction -- What's Old Is New (NYRB) -- to Catch a Beat -- Footnote -- III. Objects in Furious Motion -- Fierce Attachments -- Attention Drifting Beautifully (Donald Barthelme) -- Rock of Ages -- My Hero: Karl Ove Knausgaard -- A New Life (Malamud) -- A Mug's Game -- Steven Millhauser's Ghost Stories -- IV. Lost Worlds -- The Mechanics of Fear, Revisited -- On the Yard -- Walter Tevis's Mockingbird -- Everything Said and Exhausted (Daniel Fuchs) -- How Did I Get Here and What Could It Possibly Mean? (Bernard Wolfe) -- 'Twas Ever Thus (Tanguy Viel's Beyond Suspicion) -- Russell Greenan's Geniuses -- V. Ecstatic Depictions of Consciousness -- Consumed -- Dog Soldiers -- Bizarro World -- On Two Sentences from Charles D'Ambrosio's "Screenwriter" -- Remarks Perhaps of Some Assistance to the REader of Joseph McElroy's Ancient History: A Paraphase -- VI. Thomas Berger and I Have Never Met (Ishiguro, Berger and PKD) -- Kazuo Ishiguro -- The Butler Did It -- Footnote on Ishiguro -- High Priest of the Paranoids -- The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike -- To Ubik -- Life After Wartime -- Thomas Berger -- Letters from the Invisible Man: My Correspondence with Thomas Berger -- Footnote on Berger -- VII. OK You Mugs -- Heavy Petting -- More Than Night -- You Talkin' to Me? -- New York Characters -- Lost and Found -- The Original Piece of Wood I Left in Your Head: A Conversation Between Director Spike Jonze and Critic Perkus Tooth -- Johnny's Graying Teenaged Sense of What Isn't Boring (Da Capo Best Music Writing 2002) -- Close REading (Ricks on Dylan) -- Rod Serling -- Mutual Seduction -- VIII. Fan Mail -- Carved in Need -- New Old Friend (A Toast to Kenneth Koch) -- Eyes Wide Open -- Something About a Slice -- Pynchonopolis -- To Cosmicomics -- Anthony Burgess Answers Two Questions -- A Furtive Exchange -- Books Are Sandwiches.
"A collection of bestselling, NBCC prize-winning author Jonathan Lethem's finest writing on the subject of writers and writing. A readerly wake-up call from one of America's finest and most acclaimed working writers. Picking up where his NBCC Award finalist collection The Ecstasy of Influence left off, More Alive and Less Lonely collects more than a decade of Lethem's finest writing on writing, with new and previously unpublished material, including: impassioned appeals for forgotten writers and overlooked books, razor-sharp essays, and personal accounts of his most extraordinary literary encounters and discoveries. Only Lethem, with his love of cult favorites and the canon alike, can write with equal insight about the stories of modern masters like Lorrie Moore and Salman Rushdie, graphic novelist Chester Brown, science fiction outlier Philip K. Dick, and classic icons like Moby-Dick. Edited by novelist Christopher Boucher (Golden Delicious), More Alive and Less Lonely deserves a place on every serious reader's bookshelf. Lethem's joyful approach to literature will inspire you to dive back into your favorite books and then point you towards what to read next"-- Provided by publisher.

The Moth presents All these wonders : true stories about facing the unknown

March 28, 2017
©2017
xvii, 330 pages ; 20 cm
The eternal music of the spheres: The moon and stars talks; Unusual normality; The quest for Chad; The house of mourning; The girl from Beckenham; God, death, and Francis Crick -- Things I've seen: Fog of disbelief; The two times I met Laurence Fishburne; It matters a great deal; A tale of two dinners; Untitled; Walking with RJ -- Keeping the lid on: Go the %&# to sleep;Panic on the road to Jericho; Jenny; Déjà vu (again); Call me Charlie; Modern family; R2, where are you? -- Grace rushes in:The shower; Cut; A phone call; Who can you trust?; A new home; Greener grass; As if I was not there; -- Like a man does:Stumbling in the dark; Coming of age in a mausoleum; Downstairs neighbors; Undercover in North Korea with its future leaders; My grandfather's shoes; Leaping forward -- To face the fear: Prom; But also bring cheese; Tired, from New York; An impossible choice; Then you will know!; The price of freedom -- By every claim of love: Summer camp; The weight of a ring;Light and hope; Kidneys and commitments; On approach to Pluto; Forgiveness; California gothic.
"These true stories have been carefully selected and adapted to the page by the creative minds at The Moth, and will encompass the very best of the 17,000+ stories performed in live Moth shows around the world."--Provided by publisher.

My life to live

March 28, 2017
Nixon, Agnes, 1922-2016, author.
New York : Crown Archetype, 2017.
xv, 266 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Paper dolls -- The problem with perfection -- Guiding lights -- The mills of God -- The promise of a kiss -- The eighth child -- Lieutenant Priester -- Freedom of opportunity -- New frontiers -- Search for tomorrow -- Best man -- Settling down -- The tie that binds -- Pine Valley dreams -- One life to live -- Make 'em laugh, make 'em cry, make 'em wait -- The power of the pencil -- The ratings speak -- Actors and me -- Time and tide.
In this memoir, Agnes Nixon--the television pioneer who wrote and produced the award-winning soap operas All my children and One life to live--outlines her own dramatic life and how she broke network taboos about controversial issues and began a long line of female showrunners.

The new allergy solution : supercharge resistance, slash medication, stop suffering

March 28, 2017
Bassett, Clifford W., author.
New York : Avery, [2017]
x, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Part 1. New world -- Trigger happy -- Defining the terms, diagnosing the problem -- What does prevention look like? -- Part 2. The allergies -- Nose and sinuses, face, lungs, eyes: some basic allergies -- Outdoor and seasonal allergies -- Indoor environment -- Skin allergies -- Food allergies -- Allergic and non-allergic reactions to drugs -- Part 3. New ways -- Managing allergy and asthma, today and tomorrow.
"One of America's top allergy doctors offers a revolutionary, full-body approach to diagnosing, preventing, and treating allergies--in many cases, for good. Millions of Americans currently suffer from allergies, and the rate is growing. Climate change, globalization, air pollution, and oversanitization of the environment in the early years of life are just a few of the causes that, taken together, have introduced new allergens into our environment that are wreaking havoc and causing needless suffering. This "new allergen marketplace" requires a new allergy solution. According to Dr. Clifford W. Bassett, traditional remedies focus on treating symptoms but leave allergy sufferers vulnerable to continued bouts of misery. Dr. Bassett argues that when we consider a person's genetics, environment, and overall health, we can more effectively identify--and take appropriate action to forestall--symptoms before they even begin. For the first time, Dr. Bassett presents the unique, integrative approach he's used in his Manhattan offices for two decades to vanquish allergy symptoms for countless individuals. In addition to explaining what allergy is (and isn't) and identifying key triggers--from nuts to gluten to the nickel commonly used in cell phones--Dr. Bassett offers both medical and nonmedical alternatives to treatment, and specific, proactive steps to protect against common allergens. Allergens are here to stay, but with The New Allergy Solution, your life need no longer be ruled and ruined by allergy. The New Allergy Solution strives to enhance your well-being through strategies for a greater sense of control, giving you more freedom to do what you love"-- Provided by publisher.

The Palomar cookbook : modern Israeli cuisine

March 28, 2017
Paskin, Layo, 1970- author.
New York : Clarkson Potter, [2016]
256 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
What's in the pantry? -- The meal before the meal -- Raw beginnings -- The main act -- For those who want to kick back -- The pastry room.

Scared selfless : my journey from abuse and madness to surviving and thriving

March 28, 2017
Stevens, Michelle (Psychologist), author.
©2017
292 pages ; 24 cm
Part I. Abuse: Stalin's chicken; The pied piper; Story of M; Tricks are for kids -- Part II Consequences: Scared selfless; Tommy, can you hear me?; Rebel without a core; The village idiot -- Part III Healing: Daze of my life; Searching for Judd Hirsch; All you need is love; The many faces of me.
"Michelle Stevens has a photo of the exact moment her childhood was stolen from her. In it, she's only eight years old and posing for her mother's beguiling boyfriend, Gary Lundquist--an elementary school teacher, neighborhood stalwart, and brutal pedophile. Later that night, Gary locks Michelle in a cage, tortures her repeatedly, and uses her to quench his voracious and deviant sexual whims. Michelle can also pinpoint the moment she reconstituted the splintered pieces of her life. Just a few years after being confined to a mental hospital and at the mercy of an alternate personality who kept trolling for sadistic men, she's in cap and gown receiving her Ph. D. in psychology--and the university's award for best dissertation. The distance between these two points is the improbable journey from torture, loss, and mental illness to recovery that is Michelle Stevens's powerful memoir, Scared Selfless. In this harrowing yet unflinching look at her own experience, Michelle, who was inspired to help others heal by becoming a psychotherapist, sheds light on the all-too-real threat of child sexual abuse and the psychological effects on its victims and best methods for healing, based on her own struggle with PTSD and dissociative identity disorder (more commonly known as multiple personality disorder). Scared Selfless is an examination at the extraordinary--and inexplicable--feats of the mind in the face of unspeakably horrifying trauma and the story of Michelle's courageous road to healing, recovery, and triumph"--Provided by publisher.

Vibrant India : fresh vegetarian recipes from Bangalore to Brooklyn

March 28, 2017
Agrawal, Chitra, author.
California : Ten Speed Press, 2017.
214 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Breakfast and light meals -- Salads and yogurts -- Stir-fries and curries -- Rice and bread -- Soups, stews, and lentils -- Festive bites and snacks -- Sweets and drinks -- Chutneys and pickles -- From scratch.
A cookbook focused on the celebrated vegetarian fare of South India. This particular style of Indian home cooking, often called the “yoga diet,” is light and fresh, yet satisfying and rich in bold and complex flavors. Grains, legumes, fresh produce, coconut, and yogurt—along with herbs, citrus, chiles, and spices—form the cornerstone of this delectable cuisine, rooted in vegetarian customs and honed over centuries for optimum taste and nutrition.

The horse-lover's encyclopedia : A-to-Z guide

March 28, 2017
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2017]
xi, 419 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Revised edition of: Storey's horse-lover's encyclopedia / edited by Deborah Burns. c2001.
Includes index.

Phenomena : the secret history of the U.S. government's investigations into extrasensory perception and psychokinesis

March 28, 2017
Jacobsen, Annie, author.
©2017
viii, 527 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Part I: the early days. The supernatural -- The Puharich theory -- Skeptics, charlatans, and the U.S. Army -- Quasi science -- The Soviet threat -- Part II: the CIA years. The enigma of Uri Geller -- The man on the moon -- The physicist and the psychic -- Skeptics versus CIA -- Remote viewing -- The unconscious -- Submarines -- Part III: the Defense Department years. Paraphysics -- Psychic soldiers -- Qigong and the mytery of H. S. Tsien -- Killers and kidnappers -- Consciousness -- Psychic training -- The woman with the third eye -- The end of an era -- Hostages and drugs -- Downfall -- Part IV: the modern era. Intuition, premonition, and synthetic telepathy -- The scientists and the skeptics -- The psychic and the astronaut.
"This is a book about a team of scientists and psychics with top secret clearances. For more than forty years, the U.S. government has researched extrasensory perception, using it in attempts to locate hostages, fugitives, secret bases, and downed fighter jets; to divine other nations' secrets; and even to predict future threats to national security. The intelligence agencies and military services involved include the CIA, DIA, NSA, DEA, the Navy, Air Force, and Army--and even the Joint Chiefs of Staff. [The] author tells the story of these radical, controversial programs, using never-before-seen declassified documents as well as exclusive interviews with, and unprecedented access to, more than fifty of the individuals involved. Speaking on the record, many for the first time, are former CIA and Defense Department sceintists, analysts, and program managers, as well as the government psychics themselves" --Inside jacket.

My heart : every beat surrendered to our unchanging God

March 28, 2017
Manning, Julie, author.
Nashville, Tennessee : B & H Publishing Group, [2017]
xiii, 210 pages ; 22 cm
"Julie Manning was in the middle of giving birth to her second child when doctors noticed an irregularity in her heartbeat. Within six weeks, tests revealed it was no one-time occurrence. This ultra-capable mom, wife, marathon runner, and pediatric nurse practitioner was in active heart failure, finding herself at risk for experiencing a sudden cardiac death. My Heart is the first-person account of Julie's journey from then to now-from a healthy woman's normal expectations and self-reliance to the surrendering of her dreams, plans, and deepest desires into the hands of our unchanging God. Part retelling and reflection, part in-the moment prayer journal, her story takes you with honest vulnerability into the jaws of fear and suffering, and speaks realistic hope into your own story, leaving you with well-fought, well-placed confidence for the road ahead."--Provided by publisher.

Elizabeth Bishop : a miracle for breakfast

March 28, 2017
Marshall, Megan, author.
©2017
xv, 365 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Since her death in 1979, Elizabeth Bishop, who published only one hundred poems in her lifetime, has become one of America's best-loved poets. And yet -- painfully shy and living out of public view in Key West and Brazil, among other hideaways -- she has never been seen so fully as a woman and an artist. Megan Marshall makes incisive and moving use of a newly discovered cache of Bishop's letters -- to her psychiatrist and to three of her lovers -- to reveal a much darker childhood than has been known, a secret affair, and the last chapter of her passionate romance with the Brazilian modernist designer Lota de Macedo Soares."--Provided by publisher.

Food fights & culture wars : a secret history of taste

March 28, 2017
Nealon, Tom, author.
New York, NY : The Overlook Press, 2017.
223 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Carp and the people's crusades -- Lemonade and the plague -- Extract and abstraction -- Everybody eats somebody, sometimes -- The dinner party revolution -- Crowdsaucing -- Cacao and conflict -- Life, liberty, and the pursuit of tenderness -- Let them eat queque -- The thickening.
This book of food history, suggests that hunger and taste are the twin forces that secretly defined the course of civilization. Through war and plague, revolution and migration, people have always had to eat. What and how they ate provoked culinary upheaval around the world as ingredients were traded and fought over, and populations desperately walked the line between satiety and starvation. Parallel to the history books, a second, more obscure history was also being recorded in the cookbooks of the time, which charted the evolution of meals and the transmission of ingredients around the world. Food Fights and Culture Wars: A Secret History of Taste explores the mysteries at the intersection of food and society, and attempts to make sense of the curious area between fact and fiction. Beautifully illustrated with material from the collection of the British Library, this wide-ranging book addresses some of the fascinating, forgotten stories behind everyday dishes and processes.

The backyard gardener : simple, easy, and beautiful gardening with vegetables, herbs, and flowers

March 28, 2017
Orzel, Kelly, author.
Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2017]
245 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Gardening from the ground up -- Propagation and planting techniques -- Organic growing practices -- Sowing and growing -- Herbs and flowers -- The garden calendar.

David Wiesner & the art of wordless storytelling

March 28, 2017
Santa Barbara, CA : Santa Barbara Museum of Art, [2016]
110 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 x 32 cm
"This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition David Wiesner & the Art of Wordless Storytelling presented at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art from January 29 through May 14, 2017."

Everybody had an ocean : music and mayhem in 1960s Los Angeles

March 28, 2017
McKeen, William, 1954- author.
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2017]
x, 422 pages ; 24 cm
Los Angeles in the 1960s gave the world some of the greatest music in rock 'n' roll history: "California Dreamin'" by the Mamas and the Papas, "Mr. Tambourine Man" by the Byrds, and "Good Vibrations" by the Beach Boys, a song that magnificently summarized the joy and beauty of the era in three and a half minutes. But there was a dark flip side to the fun fun fun of the music, a nexus between naive young musicians and the hangers-on who exploited the decade's peace, love, and flowers ethos, all fueled by sex, drugs, and overnight success. One surf music superstar unwittingly subsidized the kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr. The transplanted Texas singer Bobby Fuller might have been murdered by the Mob in what is still an unsolved case. And after hearing Charlie Manson sing, Neil Young recommended him to the president of Warner Bros. Records. Manson's ultimate rejection by the music industry likely led to the infamous murders that shocked a nation. Everybody Had an Ocean chronicles the migration of the rock 'n' roll business to Southern California and how the artists flourished there. The cast of characters is astonishing—Brian and Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, eccentric producer Phil Spector, Cass Elliot, Sam Cooke, Ike and Tina Turner, Joni Mitchell, and scores of others—and their stories form a modern epic of the battles between innocence and cynicism, joy and terror. You'll never hear that beautiful music in quite the same way.

Excel macros

March 28, 2017
Alexander, Michael, 1972- author.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2017]
xiii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
"For dummies, a Wiley brand".

Heart of the machine : our future in a world of artificial emotional intelligence

March 28, 2017
Yonck, Richard, author.
New York : Arcade Publishing, 2017.
xv, 312 pages ; 24 cm
The road to affective computing -- The rise of emotional machines -- The future of artificial emotional intelligence.
"Futurist Richard Yonck argues that instilling emotions, the first, most basic, and most natural form of communication, into computers is the next leap in our centuries-old obsession with creating machines that replicate humans. But for every benefit this progress may bring to our lives, there is a possible pitfall."--amazon.com.

Lies we believe about God

March 28, 2017
Young, William P., author.
©2017
x, 258 pages ; 19 cm
God loves us, but doesn't like us -- God is good. I am not -- God is in control -- God does not submit -- God is a Christian -- God wants to use me -- God is more he than she -- God wants to be a priority -- God is a magician -- God is a prude -- God blesses my politics -- God created (my) religion -- You need to get saved -- God doesn't care about what I'm passionate about -- Hell is separation from God -- God is not good -- The cross was God's idea -- That was just a coincidence -- God requires child sacrifice -- God is a divine Santa Claus -- Death is more powerful than God -- God is not involved in my suffering -- You will never find God in a box -- Not everyone is a child of God -- God is disappointed in me -- God loves me for my potential -- Sin separates us from God -- God is One alone.
"A conversational exploration of the misunderstandings people have and share about God, offering compassionate anecdotes that explore topics ranging from sin and politics to identity and creation, "--NoveList.

Simple decorating

March 28, 2017
Michaels, Melissa, 1967- author.
©2016
108 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"50 ways to inspire your home"--Cover.
Signature style -- Memorable mood -- Beautiful backdrops -- Simplified spaces -- Creative concealments -- Touchable textures -- Artful accessories.

Your power to heal : resolving psychological barriers to your physical health

March 28, 2017
Grayson, Henry, 1935- author.
Boulder, Colorado : Sounds True, 2017.
ix, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
The infinite possibilities of self-healing... -- Uncovering hidden causes and benifits of an illness... --Why we "need" a symptom: seven questions to find out... -- Self-testing to discover the unconscious truth... -- Past traumas that sabotage your health today... -- Tools for clearing traumas, negative belief, and downloads... -- Beliefs and downloads that make us sick or well... -- There are no idle thoughts... -- Emotions in sickness and in health... -- Translating the body's language... -- Using your mind to make treatments and medications more effective... -- Healing the illusion of separateness: a llifestyle of love, forgiveness, and miracles...
A treasury of techniques to help harness the mindbody connection.This practical guidebook presents life-changing insights and effective tools anyone can use.

The empath's survival guide : life strategies for sensitive people

March 28, 2017
Orloff, Judith, author.
Boulder, Colorado : Sounds True, [2017]
x, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Are you an empath? : introduction to empathy -- Empaths, emotions and health : how to stop absorbing other people's distress -- Empaths and addiction : from alcohol to overeating -- Empaths, love, and sex -- Protecting yourself from narcissists and other energy vampires -- Empaths, parenting, and raising empathic children -- Empaths and work -- Empaths, intuition, and extraordinary perceptions -- The gift of being an empath -- Protection strategies : a quick reference guide -- Creating community : how to set up your own empath support group.
"What is the difference between having empathy and being an empath? "Having empathy means our heart goes out to another person in joy or pain," says Dr. Judith Orloff. "But for empaths it goes much further. We actually feel others' emotions, energy, and physical symptoms in our own bodies, without the usual defenses that most people have." The Empath's Survival Guide is an invaluable resource for empaths and anyone who wants to nurture their empathy and develop coping skills in our high-stimulus world—while fully embracing their gifts of intuition, compassion, creativity, and spiritual connection. This practical, empowering, and loving book was created to support empaths through their unique challenges and help loved ones better understand the empath's needs and gifts,"--Amazon.com.

The barbarians are here : preventing the collapse of western civilization in times of terrorism

March 28, 2017
Youssef, Michael, author.
Franklin, TN : Worthy Publishing, [2017]
226 pages ; 21 cm
Terrorism : our exile -- Invasion of other gods -- The barbarian invasion -- The city of man and the city of God -- Choices that change history -- A dividing wall of enmity -- Confusion and collapse -- The pattern of Babylon -- The clash of cultures -- Warning signs of impending judgment -- The hope for a new Reformation -- Finding our way home.

Thank you for coming to Hattiesburg : one comedian's tour of not-quite-the-biggest cities in the world

March 28, 2017
Barry, Todd, 1964- author.
New York : Gallery Books, 2017.
xv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
A hilarious book of travel essays from his time on tour through secondary markets in the US, Canada, and Israel.

An Amish home : four novellas

March 28, 2017
Nashville : Thomas Nelson, [2016]
vii, 406 pages ; 22 cm
A cup half full / by Beth Wiseman -- Home sweet home / by Amy Clipston -- A flicker of hope / by Ruth Reid -- Building faith / by Kathleen Fuller.
A Cup Half Full by Beth Wiseman Sarah Lantz always dreamed of the perfect home, the perfect husband, the perfect family. When she married Abram, she knew she was on her way to securing her perfect life. All of that changes in one moment when an accident leaves her unable to walk and confined to a wheelchair, dashing all of her dreams. As Abram starts to transform their home, Sarah begins a transformation in her spirit, and she begins, once again, to see her cup as half full. Home Sweet Home by Amy Clipston Down on their luck and desperate after they are evicted from their small apartment, Chace and Mia O Connor reluctantly take Chace s Amish boss up on his offer to rent them the daadi haus located on his property. They are certain they will never feel at home in the rustic cabin without any modern conveniences, and they start to blame each other for their seemingly hopeless situation. But with the help of their new Amish friends, Chace and Mia begin to enjoy their cozy cabin and realize that home really is where the heart is. Building Faith by Kathleen Fuller Faith Miller knows that carpentry is an unlikely hobby for a young Amish woman, but she loves the work and it keeps the memory of her grandfather alive. So when her cousin asks Faith to build the cabinets in her new home, Faith is only too happy to take on the job, even if it is the most ambitious project she has ever taken on. The only catch is that she has to work with her ex-fiance, Silas. As they work to build Martha s kitchen, can they put the past behind them and start to build faith in one another again? A Flicker of Hope by Ruth Reid Fifteen years ago, Thomas and Noreen King were blissful newlyweds. Young, naive, and in love, life was rosy ... for a while. Then trials and tribulations rocked their foundation, shattering them emotionally, and soon, their marriage was in shards. All hope for restoring their previously unshakable union seems lost. When fire destroys their home, Thomas and Noreen are left to sift through the rubble. As uncovered items from the remains of the house shake loose memories of the past, Thomas and Noreen begin to draw closer and a flicker of hope and love is re-ignited.

History exposed

March 28, 2017
Rehmeyer, Julie, author.
San Francisco, CA : Condé Nast, 2010.
pages [124-129] : illustrations ; 28 cm
This article by Julie Rehmeyer discusses the Cincinnati Panorama of 1848 that is housed in the Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection.
"Riverboat workers. Drawn curtains. Clock faces. In 1848, a set of daguerreotypes captured a stunning detailed panorama of bustling middle America. Zoom in and the past comes to life"--Caption.

Stauffer, Stouffer, Stover, and related families

March 28, 2017
Stauffer, Richard E., 1916-
Old Zionsville, Pa. : Stauffer, ©1977.
xvi, 275 pages ; 28 cm

History of the Beery family of Page County, Iowa

March 28, 2017
Fulk, Phyllis.
Newport, Ark. : Evans Press, 1976.
369 pages ; 28 cm
Includes index.

Smith County, Tennessee, marriage records, 1838-1881

March 28, 2017
Owensboro, Ky. (1233 Sweeney St., Owensboro 42301) : Cook-McDowell Publications, 1981, c1980.
508 p. ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
"Records have been copied just as they exist ..." -- Introd.

A legacy of lessons learned : Landstuhl Regional Medical Center during wartime, 2001-2014

March 28, 2017
Hennessy, Karen, 1962- author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
xviii, 197 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2017-0151-P.
A soldier's story -- Patient Administration Division and Deployed Warrior Medical Management Center -- Liaisons -- Medical transient detachment -- Traumatic brain injury -- Wounded Warrior Finance Office -- Trauma -- Nursing -- Chaplain Services -- General laboratory services -- Critical care air transport team.

Attitudes aren't free : thinking deeply about diversity in the US Armed Forces

March 28, 2017
Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. : Air University Press, 2010.
xii, 557 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0172-P.
A perspective from the Commander in Chief / Barack H. Obama -- I. Religious expression -- Religion in the military : finding the proper balance / Barry W. Lynn -- Burning Bibles and censoring prayers : is that defending our Constitution? / Gordon James Klingenschmitt -- The need for (more) new guidance regarding religious expression in the Air Force / Paula M. Gran -- The one true religion in the military / James E. Parco and Barry S. Fagin -- Against all enemies, foreign and domestic / Chris Rodda -- eligious rights and military service / Jay Alan Sekulow and Robert W. Ash -- II. Homosexuality -- Report of the General/Flag Officers' Study Group / Hugh Aitken, Minter Alexander, Robert Gard, and Jack Shanahan -- Not yes or no, but what if : implications of open homosexuality in the US military / Matthew P. Cashdollar -- The sky won't fall : policy recommendations for allowing homosexuals to serve openly in the US military / Tammy S. Schultz -- How to end "Don't ask, don't tell" : a roadmap of political, legal, regulatory and organizational steps to equal treatment / Aaron Belkin, Nathaniel Frank, Gregory M. Herek, Elizabeth L. Hillman, Diane H. Mazur, and Bridget J. Wilson-- Flag and General Officers for the Military : statement to President Obama and Members of Congress / 1,163 retired flag and general officers -- Defending the culture of the military / Elaine Donnelly -- III. Race and gender -- The odyssey of James Webb : an adaptive gender perspective / Michael Allsep -- Incorporating the concept of privilege into policy and practice / Steven M. Samuels and Dena R. Samuels -- Not so selective service / Maurleen W. Cobb -- Retention and the dual-military couple : implications for military readiness / Valarie A. Long -- The feminine as a force multiplier / Edith A. Disler -- Address by the Chairman to the Military Leadership Diversity Commission / ADM Mike Mullen -- Why diversity efforts in the Department of Defense and intelligence community have come up short / Charles V. Bush, Alfredo A. Sandoval, Joseph P. Calderon, and Juan H. Amaral -- The tanning of the military / AaBram G. Marsh -- Remarks at the Department of Justice African-American History Month Program / Eric Holder -- IV. Social policy perspectives 2010 -- Ideological perceptions and civil-military relations / Rachel Milstein Sondheimer, Isaiah Wilson III, Thomas Greco, Kevin Toner, and Cameron West-- Warrior-civilians : nonmilitary personnel on the battlefield / Lynn R. Sylmar -- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder : fighting the battle within / Carla Sizer and Claude Toland -- Enjoining an American nightmare / Matthew Harwood -- Honor codes and military core values : social policies that work / Thomas J. Gibbons -- Honor system renovation : development and authentication / Charles J. Yoos II -- Auction mechanisms for force management / Peter J. Coughlan and William R. Gates -- Is military retirement past retirement? / Steve P. Fraser -- Appendix. MMX Time Capsule.
"Attitudes Aren't Free offers a framework for improving policy in the areas of religious expression, open homosexuality, race, gender, ethics, and other current issues affecting military members. Parco and Levy provide us with a unique and robust discussion of divisive topics that everyone thinks about serving our nation - in and out of uniform - become intimately familiar with this book."--Page 4 of cover.

Picturing the big shop : photos of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, 1900-1980.

March 28, 2017
United States. Government Publishing Office, author.
Washington, DC : U.S. Government Publishing Office, [2017]
iii, 268 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2017-0168-P.

Equine-powered watercraft

March 28, 2017
Morrissey, Jenifer, author.
Cedar Rapids, IA : Mischka Press, 2016.
pages [20-24] : illustrations ; 28 cm
This article by Jenifer Morrissey discusses team boats, or horse-powered ferries, that were prevalent on American rivers in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It contains photographs that are held in the Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection.
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection is shelved in Inland Rivers Library and is the complete issue of the magazine in original wrappers.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

March 28, 2017
United States. National Park Service, author.
[Washington, D.C.?] : National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 2016.
2 volumes : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Title from cover.
"April 2016"--Spine.

Index of Hamilton County, Ohio reported court records : 1841-1869

March 28, 2017
Herbert, Jeffrey G., compiler.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Hamilton County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, 2017.
xii, 456 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
"This index of court, coroner, and various other miscellaneous notices is intended to serve as another tool in the family history researcher's toolbox"--Page i.
"The source of this index is the scanned digital images of the daily newspaper, The Cincinnati Enquirer"--Page iv.

Fiji.

March 27, 2017
South Yarra, Vic., Australia ; Berkeley, CA : Lonely Planet Publications,
v. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 19 cm.

South Pacific.

March 27, 2017
Hawthorn, Vic., Australia : Lonely Planet Publications,
v. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 19 cm.
Includes: "Polynesia, Melanesia & Micronesia"--Cover.
At head of title: Lonely Planet.

Ice ghosts : the epic hunt for the lost Franklin expedition

March 27, 2017
Watson, Paul, 1959- author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.
xxxii, 384 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Part I: The expedition. Franklin's last mission ; HMS Erebus and Terror ; Frozen in -- Part II: The hunt. The hunt begins ; Lady Franklin's mission ; The Arctic Committee ; Ghost ships ; Starvation Cove -- Part III: The discovery. An Inuk detective ; He who takes long strides ; Operation Franklin ; The hunt goes underwater ; Skull Island ; Fast ice ; "That's it!" ; Terror Bay ; An offering to the dead.
The spellbinding story of the greatest cold case in Arctic history--and how the rare mix of marine science and Inuit knowledge finally led to the recent discovery of the shipwrecks. Spanning nearly 200 years, this book weaves together an account of the legendary Franklin Expedition of 1845--whose two ships, the HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror, and their crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice--with the modern tale of the scientists, researchers, divers, and local Inuit behind the recent discoveries of the two ships, which made news around the world.--Adapted from jacket.

Irresistible : the rise of addictive technology and the business of keeping us hooked

March 27, 2017
Alter, Adam L., 1980- author.
©2017
354 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Part 1. What is behavioral addiction and where did it come from?: The rise of behavioral addiction; The addict in all of us; The biology of behavioral addiction -- Part 2. The ingredients of behavioral addiction (or, How to engineer an addictive experience): Goals; Feedback; Progress; Escalation; Cliffhangers; Social interaction -- Part 3. The future of behavioral addiction (and some solutions): Nipping addictions at birth; Habits and architecture; Gamification.
"An urgent and expert investigation into behavioral addiction, the dark flipside of today's unavoidable digital technologies, and how we can turn the tide to regain control...Tracing the very notion of addiction through history right up until the present day, Alter shows that we're only just beginning to understand the epidemic of behavioral addiction gripping society..."--Provided by publisher.

Clean sweets : simple, high-protein desserts for one

March 27, 2017
Liew, Arman, author.
New York, NY : The Countryman Press, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]
175 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
Protein packed sweets that taste great and are easy to make with ingredients you have on hand. Includes gluten-free, vegan and sugar-free options.

Dragons, crystals & chainmaille : jewelry designs to inspire your imagination

March 27, 2017
Cruz, Jane Danley, author.
Waukesha, WI : Kalmbach Books, 2017.
111 pages : color illustrations, color portrait ; 28 cm
"This book celebrates the fascination with jewelry centered on Medieval, Renaissance and other worldly elements... Twenty Five projects using popular icons and materials such as leather, crystal and chainmaille complete the collection. All projects incorporate easy to find materials incorporated into projects a beginner to an advanced jewelry maker would enjoy."--Provided by publisher.

Word by word : the secret life of dictionaries

March 27, 2017
Stamper, Kory, author.
©2017
xiii, 296 pages ; 22 cm
Hrafnkell: on falling in love -- But: on grammar -- It's: on "grammar" -- Irregardless: on wrong words -- Corpus: on collecting the bones -- Surfboard: on defining -- Pragmatic: on examples -- Take: on small words -- Bitch: on bad words -- Posh: on etymology and linguistic originalism -- American dream: on dates -- Nuclear: on pronunciation -- Marriage: on authority and the dictionary -- Epilogue: the damnedest thing.
"Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made. With sharp wit and irreverence, Kory Stamper cracks open the complex, obsessive world of lexicography, from the agonizing decisions about what and how to define, to the knotty questions of usage in an ever-changing language."--Provided by publisher.

A colony in a nation

March 27, 2017
Hayes, Christopher, 1979- author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]
256 pages ; 25 cm
"An Emmy Award-winning news anchor and New York Times best-selling author argues that there are really two Americas--a Colony and a Nation,"--NoveList.

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