New Nonfiction

The Vanishing American Adult by Ben Sasse: Citing how over-protected youth are ill-equipped to handle the demands of the real world, a guide to raising self-reliant young adults explains how to revive core formative experiences to create responsible, active, and engaged citizens.

Evicted by Matthew Desmond: Based on years of embedded fieldwork and painstakingly gathered data, this masterful book transforms our understanding of extreme poverty and economic exploitation while providing fresh ideas for solving a devastating, uniquely American problem. Its unforgettable scenes of hope and loss remind us of the centrality of home, without which nothing else is possible.

Rediscovering Americanism by Mark Levin: Revisits the founders’ warnings about the perils of overreach by the federal government and concludes that the men who created our country would be outraged and disappointed to see where we’ve ended up.

The Wonder of Birds by Jim Robbins: Exploring both cutting-edge scientific research and our oldest cultural beliefs, Robbins moves these astonishing creatures from the background of our lives to the foreground, from the quotidian to the miraculous, showing us that we must fight to save imperiled bird populations and the places they live, for the sake of both the planet and humankind.

Beach Cocktails: Contains recipes for more than 125 refreshing cocktails tailor-made for sipping by the sea, including Hawaiian Mai tais, Cuban daiquiris, Key West rum runners, and Brazilian caipirinhas.

Beach House Cookbook by Mary Kay Andrews: You don’t have to own a beach house to enjoy Mary Kay Andrews’ recipes. All you need is an appetite for delicious, casual dishes, cooked with the best fresh, local ingredients and presented with the breezy flair that make Mary Kay Andrews novels a summertime favorite at the beach.

Bohemian Macrame by Gwenael Petiot: From colorful statement necklaces and bracelets to anklets and cuffs adorned with beautiful beads and stones, the 20 stunning pieces in Bohemian Macra‌me may look complicated but they actually have a surprisingly simple construction.

Understanding Trump by Newt Gingrich: Newt Gingrich says President Trump should begin every day by reviewing his campaign promises. Trump owes his presidency to the people who believed in him, not to the courtiers and schmoozers who had contempt for him as candidate but adore him now that he is president.

Teammate by David Ross: Discusses the author’s life and career, including his role as “Grandpa Rossy” on the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship-winning team.

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