New Nonfiction

Monster Hunters by Tea Krulos

New July Nonfiction

Monster Hunters: On the Trail with Ghost Hunters, Bigfooters, Ufologists, and Other Paranormal Investigators By Tea Krulos Summary:  Do ghosts exist? What about the Bigfoot, or Skinwalkers? And how will we ever know? Journalist Tea Krulos spent over a year traveling nationwide to meet individuals who have made it their life’s passion to hunt down […]

Triggers by Marshall Goldsmith

New May Nonfiction

Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts – Becoming the Person You Want To Be By Marshall Goldsmith Summary:  In Triggers, his most powerful and insightful book yet, Goldsmith shows how we can overcome the trigger points in our lives, and enact meaningful and lasting change. Change, no matter how urgent and clear the need, is hard. […]

Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince

New April Nonfiction

Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir By Liz Prince Summary:  Growing up, Liz Prince wasn’t a girly girl, dressing in pink tutus or playing Pretty Pretty princess like the other girls in her neighborhood. But she wasn’t exactly one of the guys either, as she quickly learned when her Little League baseball coach exiled her to the […]

Captivology by Ben Parr

New March Nonfiction

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention By Ben Parr Summary:  The former editor of Mashable and cofounder of DominateFund examines the psychological phenomena that captivate our attention–and how we can leverage them to draw and retain attention for our ideas, work, companies, and more. Whether you’re an artist or a salesperson, a teacher or […]

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships by Amy Banks, M.D.

New February Nonfiction

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships By Amy Banks, M.D. with Leigh Ann Hirschman Summary:  Research shows that people cannot reach their full potential unless they are in healthy connection with others. Dr. Amy Banks teaches us how to rewire our brains for healthier relationships and happier, more fulfilling […]

Search: How the Data Explosion is Making Us Smarter by Stefan Weitz

New January Nonfiction

Search: How the Data Explosion is Making Us Smarter By Stefan Weitz Summary:  Search is as old as language. We’ve always needed to find something in the jumble of human creation. The first web was nothing more than passing verbal histories down the generations so others could find and remember how not to get eaten; […]

The Nazis Next Door by Eric Lichtblau

New December Nonfiction

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men By Eric Lichtblau Summary:  The shocking story of how America became one of the world’s safest postwar havens for Nazis Thousands of Nazis – from concentration camp guards to high-level officers in the Third Reich – came to the United States after […]

Moving into Meditation by Anne Cushman

New November Nonfiction

Moving into Meditation: A 12 Week Mindfulness Program for Yoga Practitioners By Anne Cushman Summary:  One week at a time, Moving into Meditation lays out a plan for exploring body-based practices to get you more in tune with not only your limbs and core but your mind and heart. Cushman’s curriculum integrates asana with mindfulness […]

The Human Age by Diane Ackerman

New Ocotober Nonfiction Books

The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us By Diane Ackerman Summary:  Ackerman is justly celebrated for her unique insight into the natural world and our place in it. In this landmark book, she confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future […]

Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral by Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja

New September Nonfiction Books

Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral By Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja Summary:  Teens everywhere deal with cyberbullying – whether they are targeted themselves, have bullied others, or simply know it happens around them. This book speaks directly to those teens about what they can do to prevent and respond to […]