New Arrivals · eBooks

September 2, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

5 minutes with Jesus [electronic resource] : making today matter

August 28, 2015
Walsh, Sheila
Nashville : Thomas Nelson, 2015.
1 online resource
In this very moment, God offers you the gift of His presence. Your life is hectic! Juggling family time, work, and church equals jam-packed days. You want to spend time in God's Word, but the busyness of life keeps getting in the way. What if, however, you could take five minutes to invest in making each day matter? With her signature honesty, vulnerability, and humor, bestselling author Sheila Walsh helps you find perspective in the midst of your fast-paced life. Every entry features a powerful devotion, a guiding takeaway, and related Scripture that will nourish you, sustain you, and remind you that you are not alone. These five minutes with Jesus just might become the most peaceful and meaningful moments of your day.

Saving Italy [electronic resource] : the race to rescue a nation's treasures from the Nazis

August 28, 2015
Edsel, Robert M.
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2013.
1 online resource
Section I. Inception. Changing of the guard -- A new type of soldier -- "Bombs and words" -- The experiment begins -- Growing pains -- A new order -- A troubled bunch -- Gifts -- Section II. Struggle. The first test -- Close call -- Refuge -- Life on the road -- Treasure hunt -- Surprises -- Guardian angels -- "Little saints, help us" -- "The most beautiful cemetery in the word' -- Whereabouts unknown -- Resurrection -- Christmas wishes -- Section III. Victory. Trouble in the ranks -- Switching sides -- Operation sunrise -- Complications -- Surrender -- The race -- The big move -- Section IV. Aftermath. Perspective -- The heroes and their legacy -- Acknowledgements -- Have you seen these works of art? -- Monuments men and women serving in the Mediterranean theater.
When Hitler's armies occupied Italy in 1943, they also seized control of mankind's greatest cultural treasures. As they had done throughout Europe, the Nazis could now plunder the masterpieces of the Renaissance, the treasures of the Vatican, and the antiquities of the Roman Empire. In May 1944 two unlikely American heroes--artist Deane Keller and scholar Fred Hartt--embarked from Naples on the treasure hunt of a lifetime, tracking billions of dollars of missing art, including works by Michelangelo, Donatello, Titian, Caravaggio, and Botticelli.

The Pentagon's brain [electronic resource] : an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top-secret military research agency

August 28, 2015
Jacobsen, Annie, author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
1 online resource

Bonk [electronic resource] : the curious coupling of sex and science

August 28, 2015
Roach, Mary.
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2009.
1 online resource
Mary Roach pulls back the covers on the men and women who over the years have exhibited the greatest interest in an already arousing subject, doctors, scientists, and researchers who have risked reputation, career, and in fact their very freedom probing the topic of sex in every way imaginable. As Roach tells it, "Their lives are not easy. But their cocktail parties are the best!"

How children learn [electronic resource]

August 28, 2015
Holt, John Caldwell, 1923-1985.
New York : Da Capo Press, 2009.
1 online resource
Classics in Child Development; Books by John Holt; CONTENTS; Preface; Learning About Children; Games & Experiments; Talk; Reading; Sports; Art, Math & Other Things; Fantasy; The Mind at Work; Learning & Love.
A classic for parents and teachers, with over 750,000 copies sold.

The Inheritor's Powder [electronic resource] : A Cautionary Tale of Poison, Betrayal and Greed

August 28, 2015
Hempel, Sandra author.
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2013.
1 online resource

The walking dead, issue 1 [electronic resource]

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2004.
1 online resource

The indestructible houseplant [electronic resource] : 200 beautiful plants that everyone can grow

August 28, 2015
Martin, Tovah, author.
New York : Timber Press, 2015.
1 online resource

The walking dead. [Vol.9] [electronic resource]: Here we remain

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2009.
1 online resource
Society has crumbled after an epidemic of apocalyptic proportions swept the globe causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. There is not government, no grocery store, no mail delivery, no television. In a world ruled by the dead, a world of survival and responsibility, we are forced to finally start living.

The walking dead. [Vol.16] [electronic resource]: A larger world

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2012.
1 online resource

The walking dead. [Vol.21] [electronic resource]: All out war part two

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2014.
1 online resource

The walking dead. [Vol.11] [electronic resource]: Fear the hunters

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2010.
1 online resource
No one is safe in the aftermath of the most shocking Walking Dead storyline yet! The remaining survivors continue the road to Washington DC, but not everyone will make it out alive!

The walking dead. [electronic resource] [vol. 19] March to war

August 28, 2015
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2013.
1 online resource
While Rick takes the group to the Kingdom, Negan takes the opportunity to start a war.

The walking dead. [Vol.7] [electronic resource]: The calm before

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2007.
1 online resource
In this latest installment of the series that shows what happens "after" a zombie movie ends, a major turning point has been reached as Loris pregnancy comes to term and the birth is near. After everything they've been through, nothing can prepare Rick and the other survivors for what they are about to experience. Older teens.

The walking dead. [Vol.12] [electronic resource]: Life among them

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2010.
1 online resource

The walking dead. [Vol.23] [electronic resource]: Whispers into screams

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2015.
1 online resource
A new threat has emerged from within the walker hordes, catching the communities off guard. The time for peace and prosperity is over as a new fight for survival begins.

The walking dead. [Vol.22] [electronic resource]: A new beginning

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2014.
1 online resource
Two years on after the war with Negan, civilization has been rebuilt and the communities have established a successful trade network. Carl moves to Hilltop. A new group of survivors arrive in Alexandria, and they meet the imprisoned Negan.

The walking dead. [Vol.4] [electronic resource]: The heart's desire

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2005.
1 online resource

The walking dead. [Vol.5] [electronic resource]: The best defense

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2006.
1 online resource
As the survivors settle into their prison home something has drawn them out into the open... out of the prison... out of their sanctuary. This is a major turning point for the over-all story of THE WALKING DEAD and it sets the stage for years to come.

The walking dead. [Vol.15] [electronic resource]: We find ourselves

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2011.
1 online resource

The walking dead. [Vol.8] [electronic resource]: Made to suffer

August 28, 2015
Kirkman, Robert, author.
Marblehead : Image Comics, 2008.
1 online resource
Police officer Rick Grimes and a few human survivors battle hordes of decomposing zombies and a rival group of survivors.

Creative costumes & Halloween décor [electronic resource] : 50 projects to sew & craft

August 28, 2015
Beverly : Creative Publishing international, 2008.
1 online resource
Shows how to create a family-friendly Halloween atmosphere for people with different skill levels, including costume pieces, house decorations, and party treats.

Believe [electronic resource] : living the story of the Bible to become like Jesus

August 28, 2015
Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2014.
1 online resource
What do I believe? -- God -- Personal God -- Salvation -- The Bible -- Identity in Christ -- Church -- Humanity -- Compassion -- Stewardship -- Eternity -- What should I do? -- Worship -- Prayer -- Bible study -- Single-mindedness -- Total surrender -- Biblical community -- Spiritual gifts -- Offering my time -- Giving my resources -- Sharing my faith -- Who am I becoming? -- Love -- Joy -- Peace -- Self-control -- Hope -- Patience -- Kindness/goodness -- Faithfulness -- Gentleness -- Humility -- Epilogue.

Had I known [electronic resource] : a memoir of survival

August 28, 2015
Lunden, Joan, author.
New York : HarperCollins, 2015.
1 online resource
The former "Good Morning America" host speaks candidly about her battle against breast cancer, sharing insights into how it shaped her perspectives as a woman, family member, and awareness advocate.

For the love [electronic resource]: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards

August 28, 2015
Hatmaker, Jen, author.
Nashville : Thomas Nelson, 2015.
1 online resource
Offers advice to help women find grace and contentment in life by learning to let go of unrealistic standards and unyielding stances and pursue love, God, friendship, and laughter instead.

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