New Adult Non-Fiction 000-399

December 1, 2009

December 1, 2009

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Complaint-free Relationships: Transforming Your Life One Relationship at a Time
Bowen, Will

A follow-up to the Oprah-featured “A Complaint Free World” reveals the vulnerability of relationships forged on shared grievances while outlining strategies for engaging others without complaining, in a spiritually based guide that offers practical exercises at the end of each chapter.

E Is for Ethics: How to Talk to Kids About Morals, Values, and What Matters Most 
Corlett, Ian James / Holt, R. A. (ILT)

An award-winning television writer who has worked on such shows as Paddington Bear counsels parents on how to instill a sense of morality and fair play in children, sharing accessible stories about a brother and sister who learn such virtues as tact, empathy and understanding.

I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay
Lanchester, John

A book that is part economic primer, part fiscal and historical analysis offers a witty and succinct overview of the current financial crisis.

Making the Most of Your Money Now
Quinn, Jane Bryant

An updated edition of a popular personal financial reference shares a blueprint for overcoming such challenges as debt and high mortgage rates while saving money on a budget and achieving financial security.

Start Over, Finish Rich
Bach, David

Outlines a 10-step motivational plan for getting one’s personal finances under control, offering insights into the recent economic collapse and what it means for consumers while providing coverage of topics ranging from 401k strategies and credit card debt to mortgage challenges and personal savings.

Toad Cottages and Shooting Stars: Grandma’s Bag of Tricks
Lovejoy, Sharon
A book illustrated by the author’s watercolors provides over 130 inspiring activities and nature projects that a grandmother can share with her grandchildren–including a Pizza-Box Solar Oven, a Worm Hotel, Faerie Houses, Peekabo Planters and more–in a book by the author of Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots.

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