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Green is everywhere. It is the most common color in the natural world. Green represents nature, life, growth, rebirth, health, hope, spring and many positive things related to overall well being. It’s the symbol of prosperity, freshness, and progress.

Please enjoy our books with green covers.

(Note: Descriptions are taken from the publishers)

Non-Fiction

21 day tummy

21-Day Tummy : The Revolutionary Food Plan That Shrinks and Soothes Any Belly Fast by Liz Vaccariello

Based on the latest science, the 21-Day Tummy diet targets excess weight and belly fat while addressing the most common digestive disorders. We love to eat but that doesn’t mean our stomachs always enjoy digesting what we put in them. Add to this the fact that our nation is heavier than it’s ever been, and it’s clear that our tummies don’t just need to function better, they need to be smaller. 

lonely stories

The Lonely Stories : 22 Celebrated Writers On the Joys & Struggles of Being Alone

If you’re feeling lonely or if you’ve ever felt unseen, if you’re emboldened by solitude or secretly longing for it: Welcome to The Lonely Stories. This cathartic collection of essays illuminates an experience that so few of us openly discuss. Some stories are heartbreaking, such as Jesmyn Ward’s reckoning with the loss of her husband and Dina Nayeri’s reflection on immigrating to a foreign country.

did you just eat that

Did You Just Eat That? : Two Scientists Explore Double-Dipping, the Five-Second Rule, and Other Food Myths in the Lab by Paul L. Dawson

A rollicking yet rigorous inquiry that follows the science of germs into the kitchen, restaurant, and everywhere else you eat and drink. Have you ever dropped a chip on the ground, picked it up after five seconds–then eaten it? Or debated which spreads fewer germs, paper towels or electric hand dryers? What about backwash? These are perennial questions when it comes to food and germs, and Did You Just Eat That? provides the answers.

eating ethically

Eating Ethically : Religion and Science For a Better Diet by Jonathan K. Crane

Few activities are as essential to human flourishing as eating, and fewer still are as ethically fraught. Eating well is particularly confusing. We live amid excess, faced with conflicting recommendations, contradictory scientific studies, and complex moral, medical, and environmental consequences that influence our choices. A new eating strategy is urgently needed, one grounded in ethics, informed by biology, supported by philosophy and theology, and, ultimately, personally achievable. 

unique

Unique : The New Science of Human Individuality by David J Linden

As a scientist, David Linden had devoted his career to understanding the brain processes and behaviors that are common to us all. That is, until a few years ago, when he found himself on OKCupid. Looking through that vast catalog of human difference, he got to thinking, where does it all come from? Why does one person have perfect pitch, a taste for hoppy beer, and an aversion to bathroom selfies? That is, what makes you, you, and me, me? In Unique, David Linden tells a riveting and accessible story of human individuality.

power your profits

Power Your Profits : How to Take Your Business From $10,000 to $10,000,000 by Susie Carder

“The book I wish I had when I was struggling to figure out how to take my business to the next level. Follow Susie’s strategies and power up your success!” (JJ Virgin, founder of Mindshare Collaborative and New York Times best-selling author). A comprehensive, bulletproof start-to-finish plan for taking your business from startup mode to the multi-million-dollar mark straight from the inventor of the Predictable Success Method.

cryptography

Cryptography : The Key to Digital Security, How it Works, and Why It Matters by Keith Martin

A nuts-and-bolts explainer book that explores what cryptography does, how it keeps us secure in cyberspace, and why it is so controversial. Though we may not see it, cryptography plays a critical role in our everyday lives, from the movies we stream and our Google searches to even opening our car doors with electronic key fobs. Broadly defined as a set of tools for establishing the basic elements of security in cyberspace, cryptography enables us to keep secrets and determine who we are talking to, as well as to detect changes to information.

falling free

Falling Free : Rescued From the Life I Always Wanted by Shannan Martin

Shannan Martin had the perfect life: a cute farmhouse on six rambling acres, a loving husband, three adorable kids, money, friends, a close-knit church—a safe, happy existence. But when the bottom dropped out through a series of shocking changes and ordinary inconveniences, the Martins followed God’s call to something radically different: a small house on the other side of the urban tracks, a shoestring income, a challenged public school, and the harshness of a county jail.

is it really green

Is it Really Green? : Everyday Eco-Dilemmas Answered by Georgina Wilson-Powell

Find clarity on everyday green-living dilemmas to maximize your sustainability. Are paper bags always more environmentally friendly than plastic? How much better for the planet are electric cars? What saves more water: using the dishwasher or washing up by hand? We all want to do the right thing for the planet, but with so many factors at play, it can be difficult to work out which is the greenest way. With answers to more than 140 everyday green-living questions, Is It Really Green? cuts through the confusion and gives you the facts. Get to the heart of each eco-conundrum, interrogate your instincts, and make informed decisions to reduce your ecological footprint.

one green thing

One Green Thing : Discover Your Hidden Power to Help Save the Planet by Heather White

Noted environmentalist Heather White offers an easy-to-follow guide for climate action while brilliantly weaving together warm and funny stories from her childhood in East Tennessee, anecdotes from 20+ years of environmental advocacy, and scenes from parenting two Gen-Z daughters in Bozeman, Montana.

how to read the wilderness

How to Read the Wilderness : An Illustrated Guide to the Natural Wonders of North America by Nature Study Guild

This volume celebrates a tradition of knowledge established by the Nature Study Guild. For more than sixty years, the Guild’s pocket guidebooks have helped hikers, campers, foragers, and explorers navigate the great outdoors. Now, the best of the guides’ informative text and iconic illustrations are gathered in one handsome hardcover: the perfect reference for today’s ramblers.

 Fiction

tiger shrimp tango

Tiger Shrimp Tango by Tim Dorsey

No one loves Florida more, or can keep it safe from invasive criminal species better than self-appointed Sunshine Sheriff Serge Storms. When a particular scam leads to the death of a few innocents and a young woman’s disappearance, Serge and his perpetually self-bent sidekick Coleman–aided by his new pal, latter-day noir private eye Mahoney — load up the car for a riotous road trip to do right.

maltese iguana

The Maltese Iguana by Tim Dorsey

After a long and arduous COVID-19 quarantine, Serge A. Storms is fully vaccinated and ready to hit the road. Along with his condo neighbors, he cooks up a wild plan to celebrate in true Serge fashion: each week, they rent a shuttle van and head out for funky Florida road trips and some serious revelry.

candy corn murder

Candy Corn Murder by Leslie Meier

Covering the town’s annual Giant Pumpkin Fest during the Halloween season, reporter Lucy Stone follows leads to a local general store-turned-Internet hotspot when her husband, Bill, is framed for a friend’s murder. 

listening for ghosts

Listening For Ghosts by David Rabe

Listening for Ghosts collects some of David Rabe’s most compelling short fiction of the past few years, including three stories that appeared in the New Yorker. In “Things We Worried About When I Was Ten,” a group of seemingly carefree Midwestern boys are revealed to be egregiously uncared for by their parents. “The Longer Grief” is a slow-motion explosion, as one moment in time propels shards of reckoning through the shared history of a brother and sister.

gilt

Gilt by Jamie Brenner

The Pavlin family built an empire on love. As the first jewelers to sell diamond engagement rings, they started a tradition that has defined the industry ever since. But when an ill-fated publicity stunt pits the three Pavlin sisters against one another for a famous family jewel, their bond is broken. No ordinary diamond ring, the Electric Rose splinters the sisters, leaving one unlucky in love, one escaping to the shores of Cape Cod, and the other, ultimately, dead.

awkward age

The Awkward Age by Francesca Segal

A wry, tender novel about an ordinary family facing extraordinary choices. Julia Alden has fallen deeply, unexpectedly in love. American obstetrician James is everything she didn’t know she wanted–if only her teenage daughter, Gwen, didn’t hate him so much. Uniting two households is never easy, but when Gwen turns for comfort to James’s seventeen-year-old son, Nathan, the consequences will test her mother’s loyalty and threaten all their fragile new happiness. 

things you would know if you grew up around here

Things You Would Know If You Grew Up Around Here by Nancy Wayson Dinan

2015. 18-year-old Boyd Montgomery returns from her grandfather’s wedding to find her friend Isaac missing. Drought-ravaged central Texas has been newly inundated with rain, and flash floods across the state have begun to sweep away people, cars, and entire houses as every river breaks its banks. In the midst of the rising waters, Boyd sets out across the ravaged back country. She is determined to rescue her missing friend.

40 love

40 Love by Madeleine Wickham

A weekend tennis party becomes study of modern marriage for four very different couples of varying economic, social, and interest levels as together they encounter two days of anger, shock, revelations, and romance.

death of a green eyed monster

Death of a Green-Eyed Monster by M. C Beaton

Hamish’s new constable, Dorothy McIver, may be the most beautiful woman he’s ever seen. Completely bewitched by her sparkling blue eyes, Hamish spends the summer traveling with her up and down Sutherland until finally, he can take it no longer. He gets down on one knee beside the Land Rover and begs her to marry him-and to his amazement and delight, she says yes.

Hongmei, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian

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