by Eger, Edith Eva B EGER EGER

The Choice : Embrace the Possible

At the age of sixteen, Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. Hours after her parents were killed, Nazi officer Dr. Josef Mengele, forced Edie to dance for his amusement and her survival. Edie was pulled from a pile of corpses when the American troops liberated the camps in 1945. Edie spent decades struggling with flashback…

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by Hester, Tanja 332.024 HESTER

Work Optional : Retire Early the Non-penny-pinching Way

"A practical action guide for financial independence and early retirement from the popular "Our Next Life" blogger."--…

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by Chapman, Gary D., 646.78 CHAPMAN

The 5 Love Languages : the Secret to Love That Lasts

Dr. Chapman explains how people communicate love in different ways, and shares the wonderful things that happen when men and women learn to speak each other's language.…

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by Jenkins, Jedidiah 917.304 JENKINS

To Shake the Sleeping Self : a Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for

"From travel writer and Instagram phenomenon Jedidiah Jenkins, a long-awaited memoir of adventure, failure, and lessons learned while bicycling the 10,000 miles from Oregon to Patagonia. On the eve of turning thirty, terrified of being sucked into a life he didn't choose, Jedidiah Jenkins quit his dream job and spent t…

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by Gunter, Jen 618.1 GUNTER

The Vagina Bible : the Vulva and the Vagina - Separating the Myth from the Medic

"OB/GYN, writer for The New York Times, USA Today, and Self, and host of the show Jensplaining, Dr. Jen Gunter now delivers the definitive book on vaginal health, answering the questions you've always had but were afraid to ask--or couldn't find the right answers to. She has been called Twitter's resident gynecologist,…

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by Laska, Stephanie 641.5638 LASKA

The Dirty, Lazy, Keto Cookbook : Bend the Rules to Lose the Weight!

"You don't have to be perfect to be successful at weight loss-now you can bend the rules and still lose the weight. If your version of the keto diet includes a Diet Coke, low-carb beer, or the occasional chocolate-covered protein bar, The DIRTY, LAZY, KETO Cookbook is your roadmap for results. Bestselling author Stepha…

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by McGurk, Linda Akeson 649.1094 MCGURK

There's No Such Thing As Bad Weather : a Scandinavian Mom's Secrets for Raising

"Bringing Up Bebe meets Last Child in the Woods in this lively, insightful memoir about a mother who sets out to discover if the nature-centric parenting philosophy of her native Scandinavia holds the key to healthier, happier lives for her American children. When Swedish-born Linda McGurk moved to small-town Indiana w…

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by Kimmerer, Robin Wall 305.897 KIMMERE

Braiding Sweetgrass

As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to this land, consider plan…

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by Wilkerson, Isabel 304.8097 WILKERS

The Warmth of Other Suns : the Epic Story of America's Great Migration

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almo…

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by Lillien, Lisa 641.512 LILLIEN

Hungry Girl Simply 6 : All-natural Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less

People everywhere are craving super-simple recipes with short ingredient lists, and Hungry Girl has come to their rescue with Hungry Girl Simply 6: All-Natural Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less! For the first time ever, chapters are organized by main ingredientlike CHICKEN, VEGGIES, EGGS, OATSmaking it…

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by Boghossian, Peter G. 153.6 BOGHOSS

How to Have Impossible Conversations : a Very Practical Guide

"In our current political climate, it seems impossible to have a reasonable conversation with anyone who has a different opinion. Whether you're online, in a classroom, an office, a town hall -- or just hoping to get through a family dinner with a stubborn relative -- dialogue shuts down when perspectives clash. Heated…

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by Kshirsagar, Suhas G. 612.022 KSHIRSA

Change Your Schedule, Change Your Life : How to Harness the Power of Clock Genes

"An eye-opening handbook from a leading Ayurvedic physician that blends cutting-edge science on "clock genes" with ancient eastern wisdom to help us understand how to harness the power of chronobiology to effortlessly lose weight, sleep better, exercise stronger, reduce stress, and boost our well being. "It's not you, …

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by Pitre, Urvashi 641.77 PITRE

Every Day Easy Air Fryer : 100 Recipes Bursting with Flavor

So you've bought an air fryer, and you're using it to make fries and packaged foods, but don't see what the fuss was about. Pitre shows you how to start with fresh ingredients to make delicious, healthy dishes which mostly require about ten minutes of prep, a little time to marinate, and approximately fifteen-minutes o…

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by Davies, Simone 371.392 DAVIES

The Montessori Toddler : a Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible H

An inspiring, beautifully designed guide for parents of toddlers looking to bring the principles of Montessori education--curiosity, independence, respect--into their daily lives.…

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by Smith, Zadie 824.914 SMITH

Intimations : Six Essays

"Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of essays on the experience of lock down, by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our time. "There will be many books written about the year 2020: historical, analytic, political and comprehensive accounts. This is not any of those -- t…

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by Flanders, Cait, 153.8 FLANDER

The Year of Less : How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discover

"In her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many of us: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat. Even after she worked her way out of nearly $30,000 of consumer debt, her old habits took hold again. When she realized that nothing she was doing or buying was maki…

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by Kahneman, Daniel, 153.42 KAHNEMA

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities and also the faults and biases of fast thinking, and the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on peoples' thoughts and choices.…

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by Souza, Pete 973.932 SOUZA

Shade : a Tale of Two Presidents

The former official White House photographer compares the most recent two administrations via photos of Barack Obama side-by-side with tweets, headlines, and quotes from the Trump administration.…

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by Johnson, Kirk W. 364.1628 JOHNSON

The Feather Thief : Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Cent

On a cool June evening in 2009, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist grabbed hundreds of bird skins - some collected 150 years earlier - and escaped into the darkness. Two years later, Kirk Wallace Johnson was consumed by the strange case of the feather thief. What would possess a person to steal dead birds? Th…

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by Goff, Bob 248.4 GOFF

Everybody Always : Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult Peopl

What happens when we stop avoiding difficult people and simply love everyone? In his wildly entertaining and inspiring follow-up to the New York Times bestselling phenomenon Love Does, Bob Goff takes readers on a life-altering journey into the secret of living without fear, care, constraint, or worry. The path toward t…

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by Duckworth, Angela 158.1 DUCKWOR

Grit : the Power of Passion and Perseverance

"In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, athletes, students, and business people--both seasoned and new--that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit." Why do some people succeed and othe…

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by Gordon, Kim, B-GORDON GORDON

Girl in a Band

A founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story--a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence and as one of the first women of rock and roll.…

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by Harari, Yuval N. 909.83 HARARI

Homo Deus : a Brief History of Tomorrow

"Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to accept, but, as Harari explains in his trademark style--thorough, yet riveting--famine, plague and war have been transformed from incomprehensible and uncontrollable forces of nature into managea…

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by Lepore, Jill, 973 LEPORE

These Truths : a History of the United States

Written in elegiac prose, Lepores groundbreaking investigation places truth itselfa devotion to facts, proof, and evidenceat the center of the nations history. The American experiment rests on three ideas"these truths," Jefferson called thempolitical equality, natural rig…

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by Kellogg, Kathryn 640.286 KELLOGG

101 Ways to Go Zero Waste Kathryn Kellogg.

We all know how important it is to reduce our environmental footprint, but it can be daunting to know where to begin. Enter Kathryn Kellogg, who can fit all her trash from the past two years into a 16-ounce mason jar. How? She starts by saying (3z(Bno(3y (Bto straws and grocery bags, and (3z(Byes(3y (Bto a reus…

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by Vance, J. D. B-VANCE VANCE

Hillbilly Elegy : a Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.…

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by Hill, Daniel, 277.3083 HILL

White Awake : an Honest Look at What It Means to Be White

"Daniel Hill will never forget the day he heard these words: 'Daniel, you may be white, but don't let that lull you into thinking you have no culture. White culture is very real. In fact, when white culture comes in contact with other cultures, it almost always wins. So it would be a really good idea for you to learn a…

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by Higginbotham, Adam 363.1799 HIGGINB

Midnight in Chernobyl : the Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaste

Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster--and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Num…

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by Menakem, Resmaa 305.896 MENAKEM

My Grandmother's Hands : Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts

"The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society. In this groundbreaking work, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of body-centered psychology. He argues this destruc…

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by Aron, Elaine 155.232 ARON

The Highly Sensitive Person : How to Thrive when the World Overwhelms You

A national best-seller in hardcover, this book identifies and defines a new personality type -- and shows readers how to overcome its limitations and maximize its strengths.…

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by Kshirsagar, Suhas G. 612.022 KSHIRSA

Change Your Schedule, Change Your Life : How to Harness the Power of Clock Genes

We've all heard of circadian rhythms, those biological processes that give us jet lag and make us night owls or early birds. But few of us know just how profoundly these diurnal patterns affect our overall health. Skipping meals, working late into the night to maximize productivity disrupt our natural cycles. The human…

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by Wiegand, Alyssa, 641.552 WIEGAND

Hack Your Cupboard : Make Great Food with What You've Got

It's not always easy to try out a new recipe, especially when the risk of failure brings with it the risk of a hungry night at home. But sticking to what you know and love can get pretty boring after a while. So what's a lazy, cash-strapped chef to do? Well, with the help of Hack Your Cupboard, you can grab whatever's …

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by Larson, Erik, 943.086 LARSON

In the Garden of Beasts : Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berli

The bestselling author of "Devil in the White City" turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power. The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.…

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by Egan, Timothy 263.0424 EGAN

A Pilgrimage to Eternity : from Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith

Moved by his mother's death and his Irish Catholic family's complicated history with the church, Timothy Egan decided to follow in the footsteps of centuries of seekers to force a reckoning with his own beliefs. He embarked on a thousand-mile pilgrimage through the theological cradle of Christianity, exploring one of t…

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by Pollan, Michael 615.7883 POLLAN

How to Change Your Mind : What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About

"A brilliant and brave investigation by Michael Pollan, author of five New York Times best sellers, into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences. When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybi…

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by Rosen, Michele 641.5638 ROSEN

Paleo Baking at Home : the Ultimate Resource for Delicious Grain-free Cookies, C

Enjoying baked goods can be difficult on the Paleo diet, but Paleo Baking at Home makes it simple. This book focuses on minimally processed ingredients and incorporates whole foods to make nutrient-rich treats like Almond Butter Blueberry Banana Bread and Carrot cake with Cashew Cream Cheese Frosting. Michele Rosen, fo…

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by Oluo, Ijeoma 305.8009 OLUO

So You Want to Talk About Race

"A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that readers of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide. In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor at Large of The Establishment, Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible …

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by Field, Sally B FIELD FIELD

In Pieces : a Memoir

One of the most celebrated, beloved, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for more than five decades, beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen. From Gidget's sweet-faced "girl next door" to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Awa…

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by Barry, John M., 614.518 BARRY

The Great Influenza : the Epic Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

The strongest weapon against pandemic is the truth. Read why in the definitive account of the 1918 Flu Epidemic. Magisterial in its breadth of perspective and depth of research, The Great Influenza provides us with a precise and sobering model as we confront the epidemics looming on our own horizon. As Barry concludes,…

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by Orlean, Susan 020 ORLEAN

The Library Book

On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm. As one fireman recounted, (3z(BOnce that first stack got going, it was Goodbye, Charlie.

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by Patterson, James, 364.1523 PATTERS

Murder Thy Neighbor : True-crime Thrillers

"As seen on ID, these two true-crime thrillers follow a neighbors' quarrel that turns violent and cyber-bullying that explodes in a double murder"--…

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by Stevenson, Bryan B-STEVENSON STEVENS

Just Mercy : a Story of Justice and Redemption

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice.…

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by David, Cazzie, B DAVID DAVID

No One Asked for This

"From writer/director Cazzie David comes a series of acerbic, darkly funny essays about anxiety, social media, misanthropy, and growing up in a wildly eccentric family"--…

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by Yang, Andrew, 362.582 YANG

The War on Normal People : the Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why U

From entrepreneur Andrew Yang, the founder of Venture for America, an eye-opening look at how new technologies are erasing millions of jobs before our eyes-and a rallying cry for the urgent steps America must take, including Universal Basic Income, to stabilize our economy.…

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by Keefe, Patrick Radden, 364.1523 KEEFE

Say Nothing : a True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

"A narrative about a notorious killing that took place in Northern Ireland during The Troubles and its devastating repercussions to this day"--…

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by Wolynn, Mark 155.924 WOLYNN

It Didn't Start with You : How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How

"A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field. Depression. Anxiety. Chronic Pain. Phobias. Obsessive thoughts. The evidence is compelling: the roots of these difficulties may not reside in our immediate life experience or in c…

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by Abrams, Stacey B ABRAMS ABRAMS

Lead from the Outside : How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change

Offers guidance for people who live outside of traditionally powerful social groups to pursue leadership and success by recognizing their own passion and pursuing it with the special perspective, tools, and strengths that come from being on the outside.…

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by Kaur, Rupi 811.6 KAUR

Home Body

"Rupi Kaur constantly embraces growth, and in Home Body, she walks readers through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present, and the potential of the self. Home Body is a collection of raw, honest conversations with oneself - reminding readers to fill up on love, acceptance, community, family, a…

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by Abrams, Stacey B ABRAMS ABRAMS

Lead from the Outside : How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change

Leadership is hard. Convincing others--and yourself--that you are capable of taking charge and achieving more requires insight and courage. Lead from the Outside is the handbook for outsiders, written with an eye toward the challenges that hinder women, people of color, the working class, members of the LGBTQ community…

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by Moran, Caitlin, B MORAN MORAN

More Than a Woman

The author of "How to Be a Woman" presents a humorous confessional memoir that reflects on the lighter side of the patriarchy while exploring topics ranging from middle age, parenting, and marriage to feminism and existential crises.…

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by Harari, Yuval N. 909.83 HARARI

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Shares insights into such present-day issues as the role of technology in transforming humanity, the epidemic of false news, and the modern relevance of nations and religion.…

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by Montgomery, Sy 594.56 MONTGOM

The Soul of an Octopus : a Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousne

"An investigation of the emotional and physical world of the octopus"--…

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by Walker, Matthew P. 612.821 WALKER

Why We Sleep : Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

"The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert--Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab--reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better. Sleep is one of the most important but least u…

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by Larson, Erik, 940.4514 LARSON

Dead Wake : the Last Crossing of the Lusitania

The #1 New York Times best-selling author of In the Garden of Beasts presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect Theodate Pope Riddle.…

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by Keefe, Patrick Radden, 364.1523 KEEFE

Say Nothing : a True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

"Meticulously reported, exquisitely written, and grippingly told, Say Nothing is a work of revelation." --David Grann, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon. From award-winning New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe, a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Norther…

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by Saslow, Eli B BLACK SASLOW

Rising out of Hatred : the Awakening of a Former White Nationalist

"From a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, a powerful account of Derek Black's journey from white supremacist hero to apostle of tolerance"--…

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by Kilmeade, Brian 973.47 KILMEAD

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates : the Forgotten War That Changed Americ

This is the little-known story of how a newly independent nation was challenged by four Muslim powers and what happened when America's third president decided to stand up to intimidation. When Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801, America faced a crisis. The new nation was deeply in debt and needed its economy to …

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by Broom, Sarah M. B-BROOM BROOM

The Yellow House

In 1961, Sarah M. Brooms mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plantthe postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed, Ivory Mae remarri…

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by Lieberstein, Andrea 616.8526 LIEBERS

Well Nourished : Mindful Practices to Heal Your Relationship with Food, Feed You

There is much more to nourishing yourself than simply eating food. After a long day of feeling run down and exhausted, what you're really hungering for is other forms of nourishment. Well Nourished is here to show you how to live a life where feel nourished emotionally, intellectually, physically, socially, and creativ…

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