Niki Jabbour’s veggie garden remix : 224 new plants to shake up your garden and add variety, flavor, and fun / Niki Jabbour (2018 non-fiction, 635 Jabbour)
Presents planting and growing advice for 224 varieties of unusual vegetable and herbs from around the world, including the Cape gooseberry, Middle Eastern molokhia, Asian celtuce, Japanese winter squash, and Thai basil.
The power of habit : why we do what we do in life and business / Charles Duhigg (2012 non-fiction, 158.1 Duhigg)
Identifies the neurological processes behind behaviors, explains how self-control and success are largely driven by habits, and shares scientifically-based guidelines for achieving personal goals and overall well-being by adjusting specific habits.
The book of hygge : the Danish art of contentment, comfort, and connection / Louisa Thomsen Brits ; photography by Susan Bell (2017 non-fiction, 158.1 Brits)
A full-color lifestyle guide to the centuries-old Danish art of togetherness and contentment shares advice for incorporating hygge practices into everyday life, from making coffee together at breakfast and sharing meals to sitting beside a fire or snuggling into bed with a good book.
Everyday finances for the everyday family / Mike Yorkey (2015 non-fiction, 332.024 Yorkey)
Full of advice and engaging stories from consumers just like you, Everyday Finances for the Everyday Family takes the mystery out of s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g your dollars.
Marley & me : life and love with the world’s worst dog / John Grogan (2005 non-fiction, 636.752 Grogan)
Follows the life story of an exuberant Labrador retriever who gets into perpetual trouble and experiences a range of inspiring adventures, from shutting down an entire beach to guarding a seventeen-year-old neighbor after a stabbing attack.
The devil in the white city : murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America / Erik Larson (2004 non-fiction, 364.1523 Larson)
A compelling account of the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 brings together the divergent stories of two very different men who played a key role in shaping the history of the event–visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and Dr. Henry H. Holmes, an insatiable and charming serial killer who lured women to their deaths.
Dad is fat / Jim Gaffigan (2013 non-fiction, 814.6 Gaffigan)
The popular comedian and actor shares his misadventures as an unlikely father of five, presenting full-length accounts of the experiences referenced in his popular tweets, from his formative years in a large Irish-Catholic family, to his middle-of-the-night diaper-changing foibles, to his struggles to lull tyrannical tots to sleep.
Becoming Nicole : the transformation of an American family / Amy Ellis Nutt (2015 non-fiction, 306.768 Nutt)
Presents the story of a politically conservative New England family whose son identified as a girl, Nicole, and how they overcame their confusion and fear to champion transgender rights and allow Nicole to be herself.
She sheds : a room of your own / Erika Kotite (2017 non-fiction, 690.89 Kotite)
She Sheds shows you how to create cozy getaways with inspiration from across the country. Start by defining the goal and purpose of your space. Will you use it for entertaining, crafting, or alone time? Then, use the gallery of over 100 photos as inspiration for your decor, paint colors, and landscaping. You’ll even find fun upcycling ideas to personalize your space. Get inspired, and get started on your very own tricked-out retreat!
Blood, bullets, and bones : the story of forensic science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA / Bridget Heos (2016 teen non-fiction, 363.25 Heos)
A history of modern forensic science from the first test for arsenic poisoning in the 1700s to criminal profiling, fingerprinting, blood splatter analysis, and DNA evidence.