New Arrivals · Large Print Nonfiction

July 29, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Get what's yours : the secrets to maxing out your social security

July 28, 2015
Kotlikoff, Laurence J.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, [2015]
491 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Thorndike Press large print lifestyles"--Title page verso.

Seeking serenity : the 10 new rules for health and happiness in the age of anxiety

July 28, 2015
Enayati, Amanda.
Waterville : Thorndike Press, 2015.
365 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Thorndike Press large print lifestyles"--Title page verso.

Spring chicken : stay young forever (or die trying)

July 28, 2015
Gifford, Bill (Journalist)
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, c2015.
559 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Thorndike Press large print lifestyles"--Title page verso.

The sugar smart diet : stop cravings and lose weight while still enjoying the sweets you love!

July 28, 2015
Alexander, Anne (Anne Adele)
©2013
443 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 30 cm.
Includes index.
"Shrink your sugar belly"--Cover.
One nation, under sugar -- The three faces of sugar -- Anatomy of a sugar belly -- Understanding the attraction -- The sugar smart diet rules -- The sugar step-down : days 1-5 -- The tough love turnaround : phase 1 : days 6-11 -- Fruit feast! : phase 2 : days 12-18 -- A spoonful of (natural) sugar : phase 3 : days 19-25 -- Hello, sugar! : phase 4 : days 26-32 -- The sugar smart diet recipes -- The sugar smart workout.
A thirty-day guide to eliminating dietary sugar identifies its emotional and physiological consequences, reveals unexpected sources of sugar, and provides dozens of recipes.

Unforgettable : a son, a mother, and the lessons of lifetime

July 24, 2015
Simon, Scott, author.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
337 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"When NPR's Scott Simon began tweeting from his mother's hospital room in July 2013, he didn't know that his missives would soon spread well beyond his 1.2 million Twitter followers. Squeezing the magnitude of his final days with her into 140-character updates, Simon's ... meditations spread virally. Over the course of a few days, Simon chronicled his mother's death and reminisced about her life, revealing her humor and strength, and celebrating familial love ... Spending their last days together in a hospital ICU, mother and son reflect on their lifetime's worth of memories, recounting stories laced with humor and exemplifying resilience"-- Provided by publisher.

A full life : reflections at ninety

July 24, 2015
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- author.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
421 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Archery and the race issue -- Navy years -- Back to Georgia -- Atlanta to Washington -- Life in the White House -- Issues mostly resolved -- Problems still pending -- Back home.
In this autobiography, President Carter "tells what he is proud of and what he might do differently. He discusses his regret at losing his re-election, but how he and Rosalynn pushed on and made a new life and second and third rewarding careers. He is frank about the presidents who have succeeded him, world leaders, and his passions for the causes he cares most about, particularly the condition of women and the deprived people of the developing world"--Amazon.com.

Between you & me : confessions of a comma queen

July 23, 2015
Norris, Mary (Editor)
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
323 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

The stranger she loved : a Mormon doctor, his beautiful wife, and an almost perfect murder

July 16, 2015
Hogan, Shanna.
Waterville : Thorndike Press, 2015.
567 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
"In 2007, Dr. Martin MacNeill--a doctor, lawyer, and Mormon bishop--discovered his wife of 30 years dead in the bathtub of their Pleasant Grove, Utah home, her face bearing the scars of a facelift he persuaded her to undergo just a week prior. At first the death of 50-year-old Michele MacNeill, a former beauty queen and mother of eight, appeared natural. But days after the funeral when Dr. MacNeill moved his much younger mistress into the family home, his children grew suspicious. Conducting their own investigation into their mother's death, the MacNeill's daughters uncovered their father's multiple marital affairs, past criminal record, and falsified college transcripts he used to con his way into medical school. It would take six long years to solve the mystery of Michele's murder and secure a first-degree murder conviction against the once prominent doctor. Author Shanna Hogan delves into the high-profile case, unmasking the monster beneath the doctor's carefully concocted facade"-- Provided by publisher.

A new season : a Robertson family love story of brokenness and redemption

July 16, 2015
Robertson, Alan, 1965- author.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, [2015]
311 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
The beardless brother -- A little boy with big responsibilities -- A girl named Lisa -- Mr. Pinecrest -- A rocky start -- Life spins out of control -- Free fall -- Starting over -- Together forever -- New blessings, new challenges -- We never doubted -- More joy, more pressure -- Dodging a bullet -- Real trouble -- Hitting bottom, looking up -- The healing begins -- Worth it -- Future seasons -- Appendix: Two keys to a dynamic marriage -- Questions for individual reflection or group discussion.
Alan and Lisa Robertson, members of America's favorite back woods family and the Duck Commander Clan, take on the topic of relationships as they share the secrets that saved their marriage.

Living with intent : my somewhat messy journey to purpose, peace, and joy

July 16, 2015
Chopra, Mallika.
©2015
309 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
The path to intent -- Incubate -- Notice -- Trust -- Express -- Nurture -- Take action -- Living with intent.
"As a mom, wife, and social media entrepreneur, Mallika Chopra frequently wondered how she could possibly do one more thing. Like so many, she was taking lousy care of herself and having a difficult time finding richer meaning and purpose in each day, even though that was her business's mission. Living with Intent is a practical yet deeply personal look at her year-long journey to discover some workable answers. Along the way, she sat down with Andrew Weil, Eckhart Tolle, Gretchen Rubin, Marianne Williamson, Daniel Siegel, and others, who shared their valuable input and insight"-- Provided by publisher.

Bettyville : a memoir

July 15, 2015
Hodgman, George, author.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
479 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published: New York : Viking, 2015.
"Thorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs"--Verso t.p.
"When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself--an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook--in a head-on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will. Will George lure her into assisted living? When hell freezes over. He can't bring himself to force her from the home both treasure--the place where his father's voice lingers, the scene of shared jokes, skirmishes, and, behind the dusty antiques, a rarely acknowledged conflict: Betty, who speaks her mind but cannot quite reveal her heart, has never really accepted the fact that her son is gay. As these two unforgettable characters try to bring their different worlds together, Hodgman reveals the challenges of Betty's life and his own struggle for self-respect, moving readers from their small town-crumbling but still colorful-to the star-studded corridors of Vanity Fair. "-- Provided by publisher.

Three many cooks : one mom, two daughters : their shared stories of food, faith & family

July 15, 2015
Anderson, Pam, 1957-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]
403 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
"Thorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs"--Verso t.p.
When the women behind the blog Three Many Cooks gather in the busiest room in the house, there are never too many cooks in the kitchen. Now cookbook author Pam Anderson and her daughters Maggy Keet and Sharon Damelio blend reflections and well-loved recipes into one book.

Does this beach make me look fat?

July 15, 2015
Scottoline, Lisa, author.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2015.
395 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This five book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said of the fifth book in the series, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives once again and better than ever. You will identify with these tales of guilt and fall in love with them and fierce (grand)Mother Mary." This sixth volume will not disappoint as it hits the humorous and poignant note that fans have come to expect from the beloved mother-daughter duo"-- Provided by publisher.

Once upon a time in Russia : the rise of the oligarchs--a true story of ambition, wealth, betrayal, and murder

June 22, 2015
Mezrich, Ben, 1969-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
371 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2015.

A Kim Jong-Il production : the extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power

June 19, 2015
Fischer, Paul.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
645 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction"--Title page verso.

When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II

June 19, 2015
Manning, Molly Guptill, 1980-
©2014
475 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.

The story : a reporter's journey

June 9, 2015
Miller, Judith, 1948-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2015.
673 pages ; 23 cm.

An Amish cradle

June 9, 2015
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015.
545 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
In his father's arms / Beth Wiseman -- A son for always / Amy Clipston -- A heart full of love / Kathleen Fuller -- An unexpected blessing / Vanetta Chapman.

¡Adios, America! : the left's plan to turn our country into a third world hellhole

June 9, 2015
Coulter, Ann H., author.
©2015.
392 pages ; 24 cm.
The end of America won't be televised -- Teddy: why not the third world? -- America to the media: Whatever you want, just don't call us racists -- The lie: there's no such thing as America -- Thirty million Mexicans -- Immigration as "mystery bargain bin" -- Immigrants and crime: why do you ask? -- Why can't we have Israel's policy on immigration? -- SPOT THE IMMIGRANT! Case no. 1: Fresno, California -- Public warned to be on lookout for "man" -- SPOT THE IMMIGRANT! Case no. 2: Homecoming dance -- Here's a story, Rolling Stone! -- SPOT THE IMMIGRANT! Case no. 3: Death sentence champions -- Why do hispanic valedictorians make the news, but child rapists don't? -- Keep America beautiful multicultural -- Carlos Slim: the New York Times' sugar daddy -- SPOT THE IMMIGRANT! Case no. 4: Indian sex slaves in Berkeley -- Every single immigration category is a fraud -- Shut it down -- I wrote this chapter after noticing how stupid rich people are -- Most of our champions are sellouts-- half of the rest are incompetent.
Argues that the most important issue facing America is immigration, examining both political parties and the media to provide insights and revelations.

Four weddings and a kiss : a Western Bride collection

May 28, 2015
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
483 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Spitfire Sweetheart by Mary Connealy -- Love Letter to the Editor by Robin Lee Hatcher -- A Cowboy for Katie by Debra Clopton -- Courting Trouble by Margaret Brownley.
In 1885, five western preachers sit around a campfire talking about unlikely couples they've seen God bring together. Spitfire Sweetheart: Maizy MacGregor's reckless ways injured rancher Rylan Carstens, endangering his livelihood. So she signs on as his caregiver, but just until he's well enough to run his ranch. Maizy's tender care soon has Rylan falling hard and fast. Can these two willful souls give up their solitary ways to embrace love? -- A Love Letter to the Editor: Molly Everton writes the most popular features in her town's newspaper. When newcomer Jack Ludgrove is named the new editor, Molly is flabbergasted. She wants the position for herself and will do what it takes to get it. But Jack is not easily intimidated. He's determined to change Molly's mind about him, and win her heart too. -- A Cowboy for Katie: After the tornado, Katie Pearl must rebuild her ranch. But she can't do it on her own. Treb Rayburn is a cowboy with a serious case of wanderlust. He signs on to help Katie so he can afford a new horse. But once Treb gets to know Katie, will his desire to stay drown the call of the open road? -- Courting Trouble: Grace Davenport is a young widow in a heap of trouble. When her son asks attorney Brock Daniels to take on her case, Brock plans to say no. But then he meets the lovely Grace. As Brock and the boy work to free Grace, Brock discovers that her arrest may be the best thing that's ever happened to him.

Soldier girls : the battles of three women at home and at war

May 27, 2015
Thorpe, Helen, 1965-
©2014
691 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction"--T.p. verso.

Tasty : the art and science of what we eat

May 27, 2015
McQuaid, John, author.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.
421 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
"Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction"--Title page verso.
The tongue map -- The birth of flavor in five meals -- The bitter gene -- Flavor cultures -- The seduction -- Gusto and disgust -- Quest for fire -- The great bombardment -- The DNA of deliciousness.
A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavor, from our ancestors' first bites to ongoing scientific advances in taste and today's "foodie" revolution-- Source other than Library of Congress.

Eating Viet Nam : dispatches from a blue plastic table

May 27, 2015
Holliday, Graham, 1969-
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.
441 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm.

Hope : a memoir of survival in Cleveland

May 26, 2015
Berry, Amanda, 1986-
Waterville : Thorndike Press large print nonfiction, 2015.
563 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Originally published: New York : Viking, 2015.

The Wright brothers

May 26, 2015
McCullough, David G.
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning/Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]
585 pages (large print), 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
"Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction"--Title page verso.

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