Sept. 1 - All libraries will be closed for Labor Day.

Books

New Arrivals

The author assembles invaluable insights and resources, especially mentoring resources that will assist in the transition of boys to men and eventually help propel them into a purpose-driven life.

Follows the strange journey of Switters through four continents, in and out of love and danger, exploring, challenging, mocking, and celebrating virtually every major aspect of our mercurial era.

Wealthy widow Kelly is ready for a change after twenty years of 'pretending to be a whole lot more conservative and stupider and nicer than I really am.' When she mistakenly wanders into a ballroom, the 52-year-old discovers her new passion: dancing. While dancing, she bonds with Russian emigre dance teacher Nik and cancer-stricken, hospice-bound Carolina. Kelly's new interest also allows her to come to terms with a long-ago affair, precipitated by her distant relationship with her late husband.

Founded in 1976 with 12 farmers in a parking lot, New York's famed Greenmarket has now grown to become the largest and most diverse network of outdoor urban farmers' markets in the country, with 54 markets and more than 230 participating family farms, bakeries, and fishermen. Celebrated chefs have long touted the produce available at these markets, sourcing ingredients for some of their best dishes. Now,The New Greenmarket Cookbook brings to life the variety, flavor, and personal connections that have made the Greenmarket a culinary destination known the world over. Following the natural cycle of a year at the market, with chapters organized by season, the book offers easy, delicious restaurant recipes from the top chefs who frequent the stands for ingredients and inspiration.

Japanese submarines carrying biological weapons, headed for the West coast of the U.S. at the end of World War II, never make their target. But someone knows where they are, and it is up to the Pitts to stop them.

The editor-in-chief of "Gourmet" recounts her visits to some of the world's most acclaimed restaurants, both as herself and as an anonymous diner in disguise, to offer insight into the differences in her dining experiences.

The story of three women and their struggle to make it in the entertainment industry. Upon making it to the top, the sad realization sets in that they have no place to go but down.

"The story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life. Is it possible for humans to discover the key to happiness through a bigger-than-life, bad-boy dog? Just ask the Grogans"--From publisher description.

Local food traditions can blossom into regional cuisines and offer tastes and memories that last a lifetime. With some smart selections, these cuisines, made with fresh, local ingredients, can also improve your health and the health of your family. What most people don't know? Foods from your local market are an incredible bargain. Chef Charles Mattocks combines his flair for using fresh, locally grown foods with his engaging presentation to offer a budget-friendly taste of what your local farmer's market can bring to your table. Diagnosed recently with type 2 diabetes, Chef Mattocks offers tips on creating and maintaining the perfect pantry, finding fresh foods, and, most important of all, preparing and serving meals that won't break the bank. The Budget-Friendly Fresh and Local Diabetes Cookbook is the perfect collection for those who want to improve their health, take advantage of local and sustainable foods, and save money at the same time.

The author recalls his seventy-six day ordeal adrift in the Atlantic Ocean in a five foot inflatable raft, after the sinking of his sailboat, recounting his problems surviving the weather, shark attacks, raft leaks, and food and water shortages.

Michael Lander, a disgruntled veteran with a fascination for explosives, pilots television blimps over packed sports stadiums each weekend. When a beautiful terrorist operative hands him the explosive firepower he needs, Lander sets in motion a plan that could turn Super Bowl Sunday into the darkest day in American history.

Professor E.D. Hirsch, Jr. argues that children in the United States are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. They lack cultural literacy: a grasp of background information that writers and speakers assume their audience already has. Thus even if a student has a basic competence in the English language, he or she has little chance of entering the American mainstream without knowing what a silicon chip is, or when the Civil War was fought.

Featuring recipes from many of the world's finest and most popular vegan restaurants, The HappyCow Cookbook shares the history and evolution of each restaurant, provides Q&As with the owners, and teaches you how to make some of their mouthwatering dishes.

Presents a collection of recipes from a well-known, fifty-year-old New Mexican restaurant, with a history and archival images of the establishment and instructions for making some of its signature dishes.

Captain Alan Lewrie sails off to a region torn by war, graft,double-dealing and petty professional feuds; the ultra rich French colony of Saint Domingue.

"Woody Paige and Mike Klis, national award winning, veteran sportswriters for The Denver Post, chronicle one of the most exhilarating, and ultimately heartbreaking, football seasons in history. How did the most prolific offense of all time, led by arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play the game, wind up helplessly lost at sea? Paige, as columnist for The Post and a commentator for ESPN, has covered the Broncos since 1974 and through all 7 of their Super Bowls. Klis, the 2014 recipient of the Associated Press Sports Editor's Breaking News Award, has been the Broncos beat writer since 2005.Together, they go behind the scenes of the Broncos, from its conception alongside the AFL, through the arrival of legendary John Elway, to the mystifying Tim Tebow, all leading up to Peyton Manning's unparalleled success and harsh defeat"--Page [4] of cover.

"The paleo trend is here to stay. From Practical Paleo to Everyday Paleo to Paleo Comfort Foods , readers are clamoring for healthier, tastier recipes. And it's not just fitness enthusiasts; millions of men and women are looking for low carb, nutritious meals for weight loss and better all- around health, using natural, unprocessed ingredients that our Paleolithic ancestors ate for generations. With its emphasis on grain- free and dairy- free recipes, families with gluten or lactose intolerances also benefit from the Paleo diet. Healthy eating expert Jane Barthelemy, whose Paleo Desserts has established her as a go-to - source for easy grain- free indulgences, now turns to breakfast--one of the more difficult meals for Paleo eaters. Barthelemy's recipes are the perfect solution for special diets, such as allergen- free, celiac, diabetic, and anti- candida. What's more, the recipes- even the ones for breakfast sweets replace any refined sugar with high- quality, low- carb natural sweeteners. With 150 easy favorites like baked eggs in avocado with bacon, Paleo bread, lemon poppyseed muffins, and blueberry cobbler in a cup, all reinvented Paleo and gluten- free, these recipes are so healthy and delicious no one will ever guess they're "alternative."--Provided by publisher.

Spans gardening, cooking, crafts, health, beauty, and myth/lore, helping readers learn how to improve indoor air quality, create a golden years herb garden for seniors, keep invasive herbs in check, and soak up vibrational healing from roses, daisies, and other flowers.

Pages