New Adult Non-Fiction 500-699

March 29, 2011

March 29, 2011

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Bad Dog: A Love Story

Kihn, Martin

Describes how the author’s life as an alcoholic spiraled out of control, to the point that his wife left him and his only chance at redemption was launching himself–and his unruly Bernese mountain dog, Hola–into the world of competitive dog training.


Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia

Morrison, Lisa M.

In the 1970s a handful of brewers in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia were tired of the traditional light and flavorless American beers and began exploring ways to make better beer brewed from local ingredients. The microbrews (as they were originally called) caught on, and the Northwest quickly became the center of the craft beer movement that is now flourishing and spreading across the United States, Canada, and the world.


A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the Bp Oil Gusher

Achenbach, Joel

The greatest engineering drama of our time, this is the story of the men who risked their lives to plug the leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.


Maida Heatter’s Cakes

Heatter, Maida / Silverton, Nancy (FRW)

Presents a collection of detailed recipes for such desserts as layer cakes, chocolate cakes, cheesecakes, fruitcakes, yeast cakes, sweet breads, muffins, gingerbreads, ice cream, and sauces.


One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing

Ackerman, Diane

The author of The Zookeepers Wife describes her husband’s terrible stroke which resulted in aphasia, or loss of language, and how she used their love and scientific understanding of language to help him regain his use of words.


Sugar Baby: Confections, Candies, Cakes & Other Delicious Recipes for Cooking With Sugar

Bullock-prado, Gesine / Rupp, Tina (PHT)

Cookbooks with recipes for baking with sugar (in the oven), continue to top the bestseller lists. And yet, no one has set out to do a cookbook with recipes on cooking with sugar (on the stovetop)–until now.  Sugar Baby will satisfy even the most demanding sweet tooth.


Posted by Jenifer Brown


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