Exciting Non-Fiction

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Want to learn something new? Find an exciting non-fiction title and learn about a new person, place, event, activity, or perspective! Click on a cover to go to the SAILS catalog record and find out more about a title or place an item on hold.

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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson - The book alternates chapters between he magnificent architecture and politics of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and he villainous scheming and murdering of H. I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Music Books, Free Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Reading Goals

Cold Cases: Icy Books Offer Relief From The Heat

The days grow shorter, but still, the summer heat surrounds you like an unwanted extra blanket. A trip to Iceland may seem in order, but who can afford it? So you turn to books for relief. These three books should cool you down.

Read "The Trial of Lizzie Borden" by Cara Robertson available from Rakuten Kobo. In Cara Robertson’s “enthralling new book,” The Trial of Lizzie Borden,“the reader is to serve as judge and jury” (The N. New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Free Reading, Reading Lists, Reading Nook, True Crime Books, Nonfiction Books, So Little Time

14 Nonfiction Books You Won't Believe Are True

These books are truly unputdownable!

Rewire: Change Your Brain to Break Bad Habits, Overcome Addictions, Conquer Self-Destruc tive Behavior Author : Richard O'Connor Pages : 304 pages Publisher : Plume Language : : 0147516323 : 9780147516329


About Rewire The bestselling author of Undoing Depression offers a brain-based guide to permanently ending bad habits Richard O’Connor’s bestselling book Undoing Depression has become a touchstone in the field, helping thousands of therapists and patients overcome depressive patterns. In Rewire , O’Connor expands those ideas, showing how we actually have two brains—a conscious deliberate self and an automatic self that makes most of our decisions—and how we can train the latter to ignore…

 Sherlock Holmes: The True Story Of New York City's Greatest Female Detective And The - Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story Of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective And The 1917 Mi - I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Free Books, Sherlock Bbc, Sherlock Books, Sherlock Holmes Book, Reading Lists

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation|NOOK Book

Nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime!This is the shocking and amazing true story of the first female U.S. District

The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Tragedy by Leanda de Lisle -ebook I Love Books, New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Lady Jane Grey, Jane Gray, Kindle, Historical Fiction Books, Today In History

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Few today remember teenage royal Jane Grey when talking about history: ‘the nine days queen’, who was deposed by Queen Mary and soon thereafter beheaded for presenting a Protestant threat to Mary’s Catholic throne. Many that do remember see her as a tragic victim of Queen Mary. Even fewer today … Continue reading

The Power of Positive Thinking is one of the best self help books in the world by Norman Vincent Peale. Today we will share its link here. Good Books, My Books, Amazing Books, Free Books, Leadership, Norman Vincent Peale, Life Changing Books, Motivational Books, Inspirational Books To Read

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One of the most anticipated reads from InStyle, HelloGiggles, Hypable, Bookbub, and Bookriot!One of Real Simple's Best Historical Fiction novels of the year. Great Books, New Books, Books To Read, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Reading Room, Reading Record, Reading Club, Propaganda E Marketing

December 2018 Must-Reads

The Gown by Jennifer Robson is going to be one of those buzz books this winter that everyone will be talking about, I guarantee it. Instead of exploring the story of the royal family and all of its mystery, Robson decides to explore a royal wedding through a different set of eyes. These eyes she chooses to tell her story through are those of the women that made and embroidered the dress of Princess Elizabeth when she wedded Lieutenant Philip.

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers To Absurd Hypothetical Questions, 2014 The New York Times Best Sellers Science Books winner, Randall Munroe

25 Books Hermione Would Love To Read

With the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in 1997, little Hermione Granger joined the ranks of book nerd heroines. Now she stands proud alongside Elizabeth Bennett, Anne Shirley, and Matilda Wormwood. But what books would you…

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs : A New History of a Lost "THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR BIOGRAPHY," hails Scientific American A thrilling new history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of our finest young scientists. "A masterpiece of science writing. Best Science Books, Science Writing, Best Non Fiction Books, Computer Science, Science Fiction, The Times London, Dinosaur History, Free Epub, Greatest Mysteries

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs by Steve Brusatte - BookBub

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs by Steve Brusatte on BookBub. A sweeping and groundbreaking history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of our finest young scientists The dinosaurs. 66 million years ago, the Earth’s most fearsome and spectacular creatures vanished. Today their extraordinary true...

The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery - Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal.

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Indulge your inner detective with the best true crime novels that cover real mysteries that actually happened. The top nonfiction crime books will satisfy your inner sleuth. New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, David Sedaris, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Reading Room, Happy Reading, Reading Time

For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he disappeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and some of the best detectives in the area.

here Are No Grown-ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story, Pamela Druckerman May 2018 (Bringing Up Bebe - France) Best Books To Read, New Books, Good Books, Summer Reading Lists, Beach Reading, Reading Nook, The Big Four, Bringing Up Bebe, Coming Of Age

Author Pamela Druckerman leads us on a quest for wisdom, self-knowledge and the right pair of pants. A witty dispatch from the front lines of the forties, There Are No Grown-ups is a (midlife) coming-of-age story, and a book for anyone trying to find their place in the world.