Nonfiction

 

 

 

(January 2017)

Hidden Figures – Margot Shetterly

Obama’s Legacy: What he Accomplished as President – Michael I. Days

We Are the Change We Seek – E. J. Dionne

The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives – Lisa Servon

Irean’s Children: The Extraordinary Story of a Woman who saved 2,500 Children from Warsaw Ghetto – Tilar Mazzeo

Women of Easter:  Encounter the Savior with Mary of Bethany, Mary of Nazareth, and Mary Magdalene – Liz Curtis Higgs

Where To Go When: The World’s Best Destinations – Craig Doyle

Complete National Parks of the United States – Mel White

 

(February 2017)

Glory Days: Trusting in the God who Fights for You – Max Lucado

Worship – Max Lucado

Grandma Gatewoods’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman who Saved the Appalachian Trail.

 

(March 2017)

Death and Life on the Great Lakes – Dan Egan

Martin Luther Renegade and Prophet – Lyndal Roper

Robert Lowell : Setting the River on Fire – Kay Redman Jamison

City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris – Holly Tucker

She Sheds: A room of Your Own – Erika Kotite

 

(April 2017)

Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and the Wickedest Town in the American West – Bill Beemer

Love Lives Here: Finding What You Need in a World Telling You What You Want – Maria Goff

Taking My Life Back – Rebekah Gregory

Straw Bale Gardens – Joel Karsten

 

(May 2017)

Infant Massage: A Handbook for Loving Parents – Vimala Schneider McClure

Explorers Guide: Coastal Maine – Christina Tree

Crazy Horse and Custer: The Epic Clash of Two Great Warriors at the Little Bighorn – Stephen E. Ambrose

Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s tribute to America’s Warriors – George W. Bush

My Mother’s Kitchen: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and the Meaning of Life – Peter Gethers

Distress Signals – Catherine Howard

Six Seasons: A New Way with Vegetables – Joshua McFadden

The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For – David McCullough

 

(June 2017)

Red, White, and ‘Que: Farm-fresh Foods for the American Grill – Karen Alder

Do I make Myself Clear?  Why Writing Well Matters – Harold Evans

If I Understood You, Would I have this Look on My Face? – Alan Alda

Outlaw and a Lady: A Memoir of Music, Life with Waylon, and the Faith that Brought me Home – Jessi Colter

Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to save its – Garrett M Graff

 

(July 2017)

The Little Book of Life Hacks: How to make your Life Happier, Healthier, and more beautiful – Yumi Sakugawa

In the Shadow of the Moon: The Science, Magic, and Mystery of Solar Eclipses – Anthony Aveni

Accomplished Guest Stories –  Ann Beattie

Eclipse: Journeys to the Dark side of the Moon – Frank Close

Mask of the sun: The Science, History, and Forgotten Lore of Eclipses – John Dvorak

 

(August 2017)

Coach Wooden and Me: our 50 Year Friendship -Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Stranger in the Woods: The extraordinary story of the Last True Hermit – Michael Finkel

The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell us about Ourselves, the World, and a better Future – Jim Robbins

The Streak:  Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball’s most Historic Record – John Eisenberg

A Beautiful, Terrible Thing:  A memoir of Marriage and Betrayal – Jen Waite

 

(September 2017)

Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World – Max Lucado

 

(October 2017)

Grant – Ron Chernow

Leonardo Da Vinci – Walter Isaacson

Crackers and Dips: 50 Recipes for Homemade Snakes – Ivy Manning

Quick Soups from Scratch with Breads to match: 70 Recipes to Pair and Share – Ivy Manning

A Secret Sisterhood: the Literary friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, & Virginia Woolf – Emily Midorikawa

50 Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story – Jeff Fager

Endurance:  A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery – Scott Kelly

Holiday Cookies: Showstopping Recipes to Sweeten the Season – Elisabet Nederlanden

Bravetart: Iconic American Desserts – Stella Parks

 

(November 2017)

Knit a Vintage Christmas – Candi Derr

Faithful Christmas Through the  Eyes of  Joseph – Adam Hamilton

What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism – Dan Rather

The Man who Invented Christmas – Les Standiford

The Sweet Spot: Dialing Back Sugar and Amping up Flavor for Better Desserts – Bill Yosses

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson – Gordon S. Wood

Spectrum of Hope: An Optimistic and a New Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias – Gayatri Devi

 

(December 2017)

Knits in a day: 40 quick Knits to Cast on and Complete in 3 hours or less – Candi Derr

Wounds are Where Light Enters: Stories of God’s Intrusive Grace – Walter Wangerin, Jr.