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Ellis, Charles D.

Summary: From one of today s most respected authorities on stock investing, Winning the Loser s Game explains how you can avoid common traps and succeed in today s volatile markets. Ellis presents the cold, hard facts about important changes in the market over the past 50 years, why succeeding with active investing has become more difficult, and how you can outperform markets for steady, long-term gain....

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill Education 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 332.6 ELL

Lethem, Jonathan

Summary: "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,...

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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Dinan, Kim

Summary: "Plagued by anxiety and a persistent feeling that there was more to life than paychecks and mortgages, Kim and her husband decide to uproot their lives and travel around the world. Just before their departure, they're given an unexpected gift that will shape their adventures: a yellow envelope containing a check and instructions to give the money away to those they encounter on their journey....

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2017

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Shumaker, Heather

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Summary: Saving Arcadia: A Story of Conservation and Community in the Great Lakes is a suspenseful and intimate land conservation adventure story set in the Great Lakes heartland. The story spans more than forty years, following the fate of a magnificent sand dune on Lake Michigan and the people who care about it. Author and narrator Heather Shumaker shares the remarkable untold stories behind...

Publisher / Publication Date: A Painted Turtle book 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Caputo, Theresa

Summary: After more than a decade of being a practicing medium, Theresa Caputo brings the powerful lessons she has learned about grief, healing, and finding happiness in the wake of tragedy. In almost every reading she gives, Spirit insists that people begin to embrace their lives again. Easily said, but not everyone knows where to begin, and putting back together the pieces of a life marked by loss is...

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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Stavridis, James

Summary: "For the last several years Adm. James Stavridis and his co-author, R. Manning Ancell, have surveyed over two hundred active and retired four-star military officers about their reading habits and favorite books, asking each for a list of titles that strongly influenced their leadership skills and provided them with special insights that helped propel them to success in spite of the many...

Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 2017

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Reeves, Joshua

Summary: Ever since the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden, we think about surveillance as the data-tracking digital technologies used by the likes of Google, the National Security Administration, and the military. But in reality, the state and allied institutions have a much longer history of using everyday citizens to spy and inform on their peers. Citizen Spies shows how If You See...

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2017

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Morduch, Jonathan

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Summary: Drawing on the groundbreaking U.S. Financial Diaries project (http://www.usfinancialdiaries.org/), which follows the lives of 235 low- and middle-income families as they navigate through a year, the authors challenge popular assumptions about how Americans earn, spend, borrow, and save-- and they identify the true causes of distress and inequality for many working Americans.

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

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Holmes, Bob

Summary: Can you describe how the flavor of halibut differs from that of red snapper? How the taste of a Fuji apple differs from a Spartan? For most of us, this is a difficult task: flavor remains a vague, undeveloped concept that we don’t know enough about to describe—or appreciate—fully. In this delightful and compelling exploration of our most neglected sense, veteran science reporter Bob Holmes...

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 610 HOL

Selzer, Adam

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Summary: A detailed historical account of the serial killer calls on never before examined primary documents to reveal how he managed to take advantage of the crowds drawn by the 1893 World's Fair to create his own castle of horrors. Herman W. Mudgett, better known by his alias, H.H. Holmes, is considered America's first-- and most notorious-- serial killer. During the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, the...

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2017

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Lawson, Nancy

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Summary: In this eloquent plea for compassion and respect for all species, journalist and gardener Nancy Lawson describes why and how to welcome wildlife to our backyards. Through engaging anecdotes and inspired advice, profiles of home gardeners throughout the country, and interviews with scientists and horticulturalists, Lawson applies the broader lessons of ecology to our own outdoor spaces.

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2017

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Roosevelt, Eleanor

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Summary: "Eleanor Roosevelt never wanted her husband to run for president. When he won, she . . . went on a national tour to crusade on behalf of women. She wrote a regular newspaper column. She became a champion of women's rights and of civil rights. And she decided to write a book."--Jill Lepore, from the Introduction

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books, an imprint of Perseus Books 2017

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Borders, Ila Jane

Summary: "Making My Pitch tells the story of Ila Jane Borders, who despite formidable obstacles became a Little League prodigy, MVP of her otherwise all-male middle school and high school teams, the first woman awarded a baseball scholarship, and the first to pitch and win a complete men's collegiate game. After Mike Veeck signed Borders in May 1997 to pitch for his St. Paul Saints of the independent...

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BORDERS, ILA JANE BOR

Millner, Denene

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Summary: The best site for thoughtful, fierce advice about parenting from a Black perspective" -Ebony For almost a decade, national parenting expert and bestselling author Denene Millner has published thought-provoking, insightful, sometimes wickedly funny commentary about motherhood on her critically acclaimed website MyBrownBaby,com. The site, hailed as a "must-read" by the New York Times, speaks to...

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolden, an Agate imprint 2017

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Levitan, Dave

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Summary: In 1980, Ronald Reagan created one of the dumbest talking points of all time: “I’m not a scientist, but . . .” Since then, politicians have repeatedly committed egregious transgressions against scientific knowledge prefaced by this seemingly innocuous phrase. Yet, as science journalist Dave Levitan reveals, that line is just the tip of the melting iceberg when it comes to rhetorical tools...

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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Haskell, David George

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Summary: David Haskell's award-winning The Forest Unseen won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now, Haskell brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans. Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the world, exploring the trees' connections with webs of fungi, bacterial communities, cooperative and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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Johnson, Ian

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Summary: The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world's great spiritual revivals. Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, churches, and mosques--as well as cults, sects, and politicians trying to harness religion for their own ends. Driving this explosion of faith is uncertainty--over what it means to be Chinese and how to live an ethical...

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2017

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Wolf, Robb

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Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Solution...One Month to Reset Your Metabolism for Lasting Fat Loss One Week to Discover the Carbs that are Right for You. Do you struggle to lose weight and get healthy? Are you playing the blame-game and berating yourself for "cheating" on your diet? This struggle should come as no surprise, as we are genetically wired to eat more and move...

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2017

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Sincero, Jen

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Summary: Shares step-by-step guidelines for overcoming blocks, moving past fear, and making real-world money, revealing how personal perceptions and bank accounts reflect obstructive beliefs that can be rendered lucrative through strategic concept changes.

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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Sontag, Susan

Summary: An unprecedented collection of the controversial later writings of the greatest and most provocative critic of our time. Susan Sontag was the most influential critic of her time. This second volume in Library of America's definitive Sontag edition gathers all the collected essays and speeches from her last quarter-century, brilliant works whose subjects, from the AIDS epidemic, 9/11, the Iraq...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 814 SON

Feek, Rory Lee

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Summary: Singer Joey Martin and her songwriter husband Rory Feek were enjoying a steadily growing fan base in country music and a baby daughter when Joey was diagnosed with a rapidly spreading cancer. Rory blogged about the final months of Joey's life. In this memoir, Rory takes us for the first time into his own challenging life story and what it was like growing up in rural America with little money...

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2017

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Schwab, V. E.

Summary: Londons fall and kingdoms rise while darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire, and the fraught balance of magic blossoms into dangerous territory while heroes struggle. The trilogy's conclusion concerns the fate of beloved protagonists -- and old foes.

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SCH

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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

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Summary: A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. 'Dear Ijeawele' is Adichie's letter of response. Here are fifteen suggestions for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. From encouraging her to choose a helicopter, and not only a doll, as a toy if she so desires; having...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.133 ADI

Talty, Stephan

Summary: Beginning in the summer of 1903, an insidious crime wave filled New York City, and then the entire country, with fear. The children of Italian immigrants were kidnapped, and dozens of innocent victims were gunned down. Bombs tore apart tenement buildings. Judges, senators, Rockefellers, and society matrons were threatened with gruesome deaths. The perpetrators seemed both omnipresent and...

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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