New Non-Fiction Books

Doughnuts : 90 simple and delicious recipes to make at home / Lara Ferroni. cover
"There's nothing quite like a fresh doughnut! With instructions written for home cooks, this book makes it easy to create doughnuts in your own kitchen. Be prepared to be tempted by favorite classics like old-fashioned sour cream, maple-bacon bars, or red velvet, and new delights such as pineapple fritters, dulce de leche, and rainbow cake. There are also variations for vegan and gluten-free versions in this expanded edition, now with 30 new recipes. Your family and friends will not be disappointed!"--Publisher's website.
Poké bowls : 50 nutrient-packed recipes for Hawaiian-inspired bowls / by Mary Warrington, author of Smoothie bowls. cover
"Make delicious, photo-worthy poké bowls at home! This fun book gives you recipes for making the components: the base (fish and alternatives), sauces, and toppings, as well as for assembling a variety of great-tasting bowls, from Wasabi Aioli Sweet potato Bowl, Macadamia Pesto Salmon Bowl, and Barbecue Albacore Bowl to Crispy Honey Tempeh Bowl, Thai Ahi Bowl, and Shiso Chimichurri."--Page [4] of cover.
Makes for mini folk / Lisa Stickley. cover
"A stylish craft guide for adults, Makes for Mini Folk covers a range of makes for children from newborn babies to older children with a wide range of original projects from homeware to toys and clothing. Projects for mini minis (6 months and under) include a gorgeous mobile, practical bib and lovable toys, whilst later chapters cover instructions for a range of stylish clothes including an overall and romper. Practical and playtime projects range from a lunch bag to a hobby horse and even a pop-up shop for unforgettable play times. Super-sized projects such as giant cushions and a hopscotch picnic mat bring your handiwork into your home, whilst the teepee project extends the excitement to the garden. Lisa Stickley's signature style ensures that all of the projects are stylish, quirky and original and guarantee endless enjoyment for both children and adults."--Publisher.
Canning & preserving : 80+ simple, small-batch recipes. cover
"A beginner's guide to canning and pickling with more than 80 simple, small-batch recipes from America's most trusted test kitchen. Making your own great-tasting canned goods is wonderfully easy . . . and a delicious pleasure, too. Good Housekeeping Canning and Preserving teaches you all the techniques you need to get started, such as preparing mason jars and canning equipment and how to form airtight seals. More than 80 recipes feature all-time favorites such as Freezer Strawberry Jam and Classic Dill Pickles, as well as Caramelized Onion and Bacon Jam, Blackberry Preserves, Blushing Apple Butter, Fig Chutney, and more. Plus, you get recipes to show off your creations—including Chutney-Glazed Pork Tenderloin; Spicy Tuna Sandwich with crunchy, pickled green beans; and Prosciutto-Melon Panini made with Cantaloupe Jam."-- Provided by publisher.
Textile nature : textile techniques and Inspiration from the natural world / Anne Kelly. cover
"Create original textiles inspired by plants, flowers, gardens, insects, and birds. This gorgeous guide teaches fiber artists how to draw directly from nature, use sketchbooks and mood boards to explore their local environment, and make small pieces (such as folding books) based on observational drawing and stitch. Covering everything from stenciling motifs, to printing with plants onto fabric, to taking your design into three dimensions, this stunning collection includes a range of projects."--Publisher's description.
The Bogleheads' guide to the three-fund portfolio : how a simple portfolio of three total market index funds outperforms most investors with less risk / by Taylor Larimore. cover
"The Bogleheads Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio describes the most popular portfolio on the Bogleheads forum. This all-indexed portfolio contains over 15,000 worldwide securities, in just three easily-managed funds, that has outperformed the vast majority of both professional and amateur investors. If you are a new investor, or an experienced investor who wants to simplify and improve your portfolio, The Bogleheads Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio is a short, easy-to-read guide to show you how"-- Publisher description.
Sourdough : four days to happiness / Martina Goernemann ; photography by Barbara Simon ; translation from the German: Nancy Smith. cover
"Sourdough bread, delicious, tangy, satisfying, is one of life's real pleasures, but like all good things, it takes time. In this journey through the world of sourdough bread baking, Martina Goernemann reveals how the process of baking bread exemplifies food awareness, a way of life that is becoming increasingly popular. Beginning with her own first attempts, Goernemann then goes on to interview a series of people across countries and cultures who, like her, have incorporated the practice of sourdough baking as a healing ritual for overscheduled lives. From interior design expert Delia Fischer finding her way in the kitchen of her grandmother, to John Whalley, an American realist painter who appreciates the simplicity of things and therefore discovered sourdough as a perfect object for his portraits, each of the individuals profiled represent a different appreciation for the time and patience necessary to create the perfect loaf. What they all have in common is Goernemann's starter recipe, now part of the Puratos Company's sourdough library. She's also included valuable tips from professional bakers around the world. Whether it's carving out time in a busy day, contemplating the miraculous combination of flour, and water, or painstakingly searching for the optimum conditions, bakers at every level will take away something valuable from this nourishing guide to living well through sourdough."-- Provided by publisher.
Beginner's garden : a practical guide to growing vegetables & fruit without getting your hands too dirty / Alex Mitchell. cover
"Gives tips and advice to beginning gardeners for planning, setting up, and maintaining a small garden. In addition to recipes and tips for entertaining in the garden, this book also details the characteristics of dozens of commonly grown vegetables and fruit"--Provided by publisher.
The deep state : how an army of bureaucrats protected Barack Obama and is working to destroy the Trump agenda / Jason Chaffetz. cover
"Former Congressman and current Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz explains how we ended up with a politicized federal bureaucracy that actively works to promote the Democrat party agenda and undermine Donald Trump. The liberal media loves to characterize the Obama years as free of scandal. They pretend this is true because virtually every office in the executive branch worked to withhold evidence of wrongdoing, silence witness testimony, destroy federal records, classify embarrassing information, and retaliate against truth tellers. Yet these same tight-lipped lifers leaked like a sieve once President Trump was sworn in, freely promoting the illusion that everything he does is the new Watergate. Sometimes even conservatives portray the Deep State as nothing more than dumb inefficient bureaucracy. In fact, it's the opposite; the Deep State is intentional, unconstitutional, and organized. In Deep State, Jason Chaffetz reveals an entrenched leadership within the civil service that resists exposure, accountability, and responsibility. At the highest levels, they fight back, outlast, and work the system for their own advantage. And they certainly don't like disruptive forces such as Donald Trump. As Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Chaffetz was the tip of the spear challenging the Deep State and trying to hold them accountable. He and his colleagues took on the powerful forces at the IRS, the EPA, the DOJ, the Department of State, and more. The deeper he dove in, the more shocking he found the brazen approach by the power brokers. The balance of power has shifted. The Deep State has gotten used to operating anonymously and without consequence. This is a problem bigger than we can even imagine and getting worse. Unless we do something dramatic to wrest back control, we risk losing the ability to successfully challenge wrongdoing by the most powerful bureaucracy in the world. In Deep State, Chaffetz highlights the Deep State's tactics, illuminates the problems, and offers a way to fight back and win. It is important to expose the stories, but if the American People are going to win, Congress is going to have to do things differently. This book helps the concerned citizen understand what must be done--so they can demand real change."--Publisher's website.
Imagine John Yoko / by John Lennon & Yoko Ono with contributions from the people who were there. cover
"Personally compiled and curated by Yoko Ono, this beautiful and definitive volume reveals the complete inside story of the making of the critically acclaimed album, and all that surrounded it, at the home, Tittenhurst Park, and in London and New York during 1971. With a message as pertinent today as it was when the album was written, this landmark book is a tribute to one of the most important creative collaborations of the twentieth century."--Back cover.
SkinnyTaste one & done : 140 no-fuss dinners for your Instant Pot, slow cooker, air fryer, sheet pan, skillet, dutch oven & more / Gina Homolka with Heather K. Jones. cover
This cookbook is the perfect resource for busy home cooks looking for easy, good-for-you dinnertime solutions. Author Gina Homolka incorporates her healthy, flavor-forward recipes with everyone's favorite way to cook -- in one vessel, whether a sheet pan or multi-cooker, and everything in-between. No matter if you'd like to lose weight or just eat a little healthier, this book will make your weeknight dinner routine even simpler with satisfying, all-in-one recipes. Cooking in a single vessel means streamlined dinners with minimal fuss and cleanup -- a huge plus after a long day. The book is organized by vessels that include everyday cooking equipment such as an Instant Pot®, a sheet pan, a Dutch oven, a skillet, a slow cooker, and an air fryer. As always, the recipes are big on flavor and light on calories, and now more convenient than ever. With 140 healthy, family-friendly recipes, 120 full-color photos, nutritional information for every recipe, and Gina's signature cooking tips, this book will be a weeknight game changer. Even if you don't own all of the appliances, Gina gives alternative cooking directions using everyday cooking equipment where possible, so you won't miss out.
On Sunset : a memoir / by Kathryn Harrison. cover
"A memoir of the author's upbringing by her grandparents in a fading mansion above Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California"-- Provided by publisher.
Will I ever be the same again? : transforming the face of depression & anxiety / Carol A. Kivler. cover
This informative book is divided into three Parts. Part I is the personal journey of the author's experiences with medication-resistance depression. Part II examines both clinical depression and ECT treatment. It also introduces the Courageous Recovery Wellness Model and relates the model to consumers, loved ones, and health care professionals. Part III is the Resource section. Carol Kivler, the author, shares her darkest moments and her road to recovery. Carol has been in recovery for the last ten years.
Superfoods : recipes & preparation / Saskia Fraser. cover
Broccoli, blueberries, goji berries, oily fish, wheatgrass, pomegranate juice, green tea and, incredibly, chocolate. These are just some of the superfoods with essential nutrients that can heal our exhausted, stress-wracked bodies, and boost the immune system. This new book offers extensive advice on how and what to buy, grow, prepare and cook for a super-healthy lifestyle.--Provided by publisher.
Chakra balance: the beginner's guide to healing body & mind / April Pfender; foreward by Melyssa Griffin. cover
Chakra imbalances can manifest in a number of physical and emotional ailments. Chakra Balance is a practical beginner's guide to identifying energy imbalances, and restoring harmony with powerful, energy healing practices. Chakra Balance offers illustrated, easy-to-follow guidance for using yoga poses, crystals, and essential oils to harness your energy and heal. With in-depth profiles of each of the seven chakras, you'll gain a fundamental understanding of the physical, emotional, and spiritual elements of every chakra. Take a deep breath. Tune into the energy running through you, and feel the connection between your mind and body with this practice-based guide for chakra healing.
Perennials : thriving flower gardens in every type of light / Nedra Secrist. cover
"With this guide, design the perfect garden for your home, location, and light level ... Liven up your home with flowers and plants that will flourish for more than just a season--with careful planning, these gardens will be a delight for years to come!"--Page 4 of cover.
The big book of 30-day challenges : 60 habit-forming programs to live an infinitely better life / Rosanna Casper. cover
"Thirty-day challenges are the perfect way to develop new habits and get started living a better, fuller life. This book features over 60 ideas to boost creativity, achieve fitness goals, increase productivity, improve relationships and more." --Publisher description.