Nonfiction Round-Up: Health Spotlight (3/24/21)

This nonfiction round-up spotlights works on health and life with a diagnosis of the flaws in the healthcare system, an incisive account of the Right to Die movement, and the biggest questions of life and death. THE HOSPITAL: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town by Brian Alexander 3 starred reviews! “Alexander’s scorching […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/10/21)

A deeper look at the government’s relationship with healthcare + a candid account of living with chronic illness + a scientific breakthrough towards preventing disease + a compelling and scientific look at one of today’s most prevalent illnesses = this nonfiction round-up. THE TEN YEAR WAR: Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage by […]

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Author Spotlight: Michael Greger (8/31/20)

The New York Times bestselling author of HOW NOT TO DIE takes a timely look at the viruses that cause a pandemic. As the world continues to learn of COVID19’s impacts, Dr. Greger analyzes what we can do to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and society. HOW TO SURVIVE A PANDEMIC by Michael Greger, M.D., […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: All-Around Health (5/6/20)

From mental health to physical health, today’s spotlight is on how we feel and being our best selves. THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION by John Moe “Moe (CONSERVATIZE ME), host of The Hilarious World of Depression podcast, wryly reflects on life as a ‘saddie’ in this stirring memoir. Moe discusses depressive thoughts and experiences, including […]

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Booklist’s Top 10 Health and Wellness

Booklist explores public and private well-being in their Top 10 Health and Wellness books of the past year, including 3 Macmillan titles! ELDERHOOD: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise Aronson As revelatory as Atul Gawande’s BEING MORTAL, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson’s ELDERHOOD is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (12/11/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (12/11/19)

The science behind long-term weight loss + Socialism for the skeptics + the true story of the Soviet intelligence operative nicknamed “the spy to end spies” = today’s nonfiction round-up. HOW NOT TO DIET: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss by Michael Greger Included in Publishers Weekly’s Fall 2019 Announcements! Discover the cutting-edge […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/02/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/02/19)

Forming habits…answered, the memoir of an immigrant family’s American Dream, learning the science of reading people’s faces, and a spooky addition to Augusten Burrough’s collection of memoirs. Check it all out in today’s #nonfiction round-up GOOD HABITS, BAD HABITS: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick by Wendy Wood “Wood’s research and perspective on […]

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New Year, New You E-Book Sale

New Year, New You E-Book Sale

Boost your self-help collection with our New Year, New You e-Book sale! Running now through January 31, thirty self-help e-Books will be discounted 25% off (with our regular lending terms), including these bestselling and important titles: THE CLEAN 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation by Ian K. Smith HOW NOT TO DIE: Discover the […]

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New Year, New You!

New Year, New You!

Making resolutions for 2019 already?! Prepare your patrons with these new and forthcoming titles: THE CLEAN 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation by Ian K. Smith “If you are a busy person and do not have much time to prepare your food, THE CLEAN 20 is the solution. These recipes are not only healthy but […]

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September 2018 Nonfiction

September 2018 Nonfiction

From history to education to health, these new titles are perfect for your shelves: HEART: A History by Sandeep Jauhar An ALA Annual 2018 “Read n’ Rave” Pick! “Deftly alternating between key historical episodes and his own work, cardiologist Jauhar tells the colorful and little-known story of the doctors who risked their careers and the […]

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