New Adult Non-Fiction 500-699

February 22, 2010

February 22, 2010

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Cooking from the Garden: Best Recipes from Kitchen Gardener

Lively, Ruth (EDT)

Rising food prices, the slow food movement, and the green movement have revived interest in finding delicious food close to home. The backyard vegetable garden is making a comeback even in urban areas.  The recipes collected here are innovative and tasty, and most are relatively simple to prepare.  The recipes apply equally to good seasonal buys in the supermarket or farmer’s market as to produce from a home garden.


The Doctors Book of Home Remedies: Quick Fixes, Clever Techniques, and Uncommon Cures to Get You Feeling Better Fast

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A revised edition of a classic health reference shares up-to-date advice on a variety of everyday ailments from allergies and colds to insomnia and jet lag, recommending corresponding home treatments for conditions that do not require hands-on professional care.


The Eco-nomical Baby Guide: Down-to-Earth Ways for Parents to Save Money and the Planet

Kelley, Rebecca / Hatch, Joy / Dorfman, Josh (FRW)

Two resourceful mothers dish about everything from eco-friendly diapers to daycare, making green living with baby accessible to everyone–even those on the slenderest of budgets–in a book that offers tips on new and used green goods, blending homemade organic baby food and much more.


First Aid: A Complete Illustrated Guide

Tilton, Buck / Gorman, Stephen (PHT) / Burakian, Eli (PHT)

Knack First Aid covers the most common injuries and illnesses, how to recognize them, how to manage them and, when appropriate, how to prevent them. It also covers CPR and other emergencies that require immediate action if a life is to be saved. In addition, emergencies that are not always considered common, such as ones involving mental health, are discussed. Extensive, step-by-step photography takes the reader further than any such previous first aid guide.


Knack Thai Cooking: A Step-by-Step Guide to Authentic Dishes Made Easy

Schmidt, Darlene Anne / Heller, Emily (PHT)

From Pad Thai to Drunken Noodles, Chicken Satay to curries of all colors and flavors, it dazzles the taste buds and seduces the senses. And when it comes to Thai food, mouth-watering photographs are a must, not only to provide culinary inspiration, but also to demonstrate the finished product. Knack: Thai Cooking shows how to make one’s favorite Thai dishes right at home.


The Male Brain

Brizendine, Louann, M.D.

Identifies gender differences in the brain, behavior, and hormones to reveal the fundamental characteristics of male realities, offering insight into such topics as the male problem-solving process, competitive aptitude, and sexual drive.


Menopause Matters: Your Guide to a Long and Healthy Life

Edelman, Julia Schlam, M.D.

Menopause Matters covers the full spectrum of topics of vital interest to perimenopausal and postmenopausal women: hot flashes, vaginal dryness, memory loss, mood changes, depression, hormone replacement therapy, sleep, diet, exercise, healthy sex, and contraception.


What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Sloan, Chris / Potts, Rick (FRW)

A companion piece to an upcoming permanent museum exhibit tells the story of the human family, showing how our species’ physical traits and behaviors evolved over millions of years as our ancestors adapted to dramatic environmental changes.


Women, Food, and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

Roth, Geneen

The author of the best-selling When Food Is Love likens overeating to an addiction intended to numb painful emotions and counsels readers to eat in accordance with seven key guidelines and with a greater awareness of actual needs. 


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