New Adult Non-Fiction 500-699

January 14, 2010

January 14, 2010

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The Dog Whisperer Presents Good Habits for Great Dogs: A Positive Approach to Solving Problems or Puppies and Dogs
Owens, Paul / Eckroate, Norma (CON)
The author of The Puppy Whisperer outlines an approach to resolving specific problem behaviors that builds on his nonviolent, positive reinforcement methods, in a step-by-step guide that explains how to retrain through “automatic habit” practices in a minimum of time.
 
Get Hired in a Tough Market: Insider Secrets to Find and Land the Job You Need Now
De Back, Alan
Provides current job-seekers with information and tips on how to search for employment in a grim market, including how to use social networks, where to look for untapped contacts and why resume websites don’t work.
 
Home Grown Vegetables: A Bountiful, Healthful Garden for Lean Times
Wilson, Jim / Chandoha, Walter (PHT)
A thorough gardening resource includes a guide to fruits and vegetables and sources for seeds and seedlings; information on selecting a garden site, no-till gardening, soils and nutrients, making gardening more economical and keeping crops fresh and full of flavor after harvest; tips on fertilizers, mulches and soil tests; 275 color photos; and more.
 
The Language of Life: DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine
Collins, Francis S.
The best-selling author of The Language of God and leader of the Human Genome Project explains how ongoing improvements in DNA testing will usher in a new era of customized medicine.
 
Prime-Time Health: A Scientifically Proven Plan for Feeling Young and Living Longer
Sears, William / Sears, Martha (CON) / Ornish, Dean (FRW)
A renowned physician presents guidelines for healthy aging while drawing on his experiences as a cancer survivor, offering insight into how to delay age-related changes by balancing key body systems.
 
True Food: 8 Simple Steps to a Healthier You
Bond, Annie B. / Breyer, Melissa / Gordon, Wendy
An authoritative guide to today’s organic and slow-food movements outlines eight practical steps for transitioning to a healthier diet, in a recipe-complemented reference that outlines budget-friendly practices and addresses common misconceptions.
 
Stray Sock Sewing, Too: More Super-Cute Sock Softies to Make and Love
Daniel / Wei, Liao Chia (PHT)
A follow-up to Stray Sock Sewing offers a new array of adorable creatures that can be created from stray socks by all levels of sewing enthusiasts, in an Asian-flavored craft book that blends 14 how-to projects with a whimsical narrative.
 
Top Secret Recipes Unlocked: All New Home Clones of America’s Favorite Brand-Name Foods
Wilbur, Todd
Presents recipes from popular American chain restaurants, including Boston Market, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Dairy Queen, McDonald’s, Panera Bread, and Taco Bell.
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