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Power Ball

by Rob Neyer Harper (October 09, 2018)

The former ESPN columnist and analytics pioneer dramatically recreates an action-packed 2017 game between the Oakland A’s and eventual World Series Champion Houston Astros to reveal the myriad ways in which...


Merry Midwinter

by Gillian Monks Unbound (October 04, 2018)

Celebrating midwinter is not about what you buy or how much you spend – it's about your attitude to life. Turn away from the frenetic consumerism of Christmas and rediscover the authentic and meaningful realities...


eSports: The Ultimate Gamer's Guide

by Mike Stubbs HarperCollins (October 02, 2018)

Whether you want to game like a pro or watch the high-stakes drama, your entry to the pulse-pounding, fast-growing world of eSports starts here.

Competitive video gaming has taken the world by storm. Millions...


The Hunter's Way

by Craig Raleigh Dey Street Books (October 02, 2018)

“Craig Raleigh puts hunting into modern perspective, combining higher sensibilities and his firsthand insight into the hunting world to gently illuminate a part of human nature that was, and still is, among...


More Than a Game

by David K. Wiggins, Jacqueline M. Moore & Nina Mjagkij Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2018)

More than a Game discusses how African American men and women sought to participate in sport and what that participation meant to them, the African American community, and the United States more generally. Recognizing...


What We Keep

by Bill Shapiro Running Press (September 25, 2018)

Everyone has that one object that holds deep meaning--some relic that speaks to our past, that carries a remarkable story. What We Keep will reveal the secret lives of objects--and the small, emotional moments...


Spy School

by Denis Bukin St. Martin's Press (September 18, 2018)

Learn the secrets to a vastly improved memory and see if you have what it takes to be a Russian spy in this "found" KGB manual--a #1 bestseller in Russia.

When most people think of the word spy, they imagine...


Zen on the Trail

by Christopher Ives Wisdom Publications (September 11, 2018)

Discover how hiking can be a kind of spiritual pilgrimagecalming our minds, enhancing our sense of wonderand deepening our connection to nature.

Evoking the writings of Gary Snyder, Bill Bryson,...


The Times Improve Your Bridge Game

by Andrew Robson & The Times Mind Games Collins (September 06, 2018)

Based on The Times Bridge column, an extensive bridge guide aimed at the less experienced or social player who longs to improve their game, with instructive deals and tips, as well as a helpful Index.

Andrew...


Baseball and American Culture

by John P. Rossi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2018)

For more than a hundred years, baseball has been woven into the American way of life. By the time they reach high school, children have learned about the struggles and triumphs of players like Jackie Robinson....


The Spartan Way

by Joe De Sena St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2018)

New York Times bestselling author Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan, the global health and wellness platform, leader in obstacle racing, and executive producer of NBC’s television show Spartan: Ultimate...


Best Hikes Atlanta

by Render Davis & Helen Davis Falcon Guides (September 01, 2018)

Best Hikes Atlanta introduces nearly forty distinct outdoor hiking destinations across the metropolitan area, from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in the north to the rolling, heavily forested Piedmont...


The Four Home Runs Club

by Steven K. Wagner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 2018)

In all of baseball, one record shines as perhaps the most coveted: four home runs by one player in a single game. If the pinnacle of pitching is the perfect game, then the highpoint of hitting is four home runs,...


The 50 Greatest Players in New York Giants Football History

by Robert W. Cohen Lyons Press (September 01, 2018)

The New York Giants joined the National Football League back in 1925, and have since been one of the league’s flagship franchises. The Giants have appeared in nineteen NFL championship games—more than any...


Fear of Fly Fishing

by Jack Ohman Stackpole Books (September 01, 2018)

“Jack Ohman takes a sport that is already intrinsically hilarious and makes it even funnier.”

—Ted Leeson

Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist (and fanatical fly fisher) Jack Ohman takes a light-hearted...


The Other Classroom

by Michael J. Coffino Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 31, 2018)

High school sports programs are not simply one-dimensional after-school recreational diversions from the rigors of academic life. In The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics, Michael...


The 1988 Dodgers

by K. P. Wee Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2018)

When most baseball fans think back to the 1988 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics, they probably remember Kirk Gibson’s dramatic home run off Dennis Eckersley, Orel Hershiser’s...


Bird Brain: Over 2,400 Questions to Test Your Bird Knowledge

by William Collins William Collins (August 23, 2018)

An ornithological quiz book packed with challenging questions for birders, based on the popular ‘Bird Brain of Britain’ contest at the annual BirdFair.

The British Birdwatching Fair, held every August at...


Underbug

by Lisa Margonelli Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 21, 2018)

The award-winning journalist Lisa Margonelli, national bestselling author of Oil on the Brain: Petroleum’s Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank, investigates the environmental and economic impact termites inflict...


Paper Bead Jewelry

by Keiko Sakamoto & World Book Media Stackpole Books (August 20, 2018)

Any paper—magazines, newspapers, wrapping paper, copy paper—can be upcycled into a variety of shapes and sizes of paper beads that can be used to make colorful, unique pieces of jewelry that no one would...


Remembering the Greatest Coaches and Games of the NFL Glory Years

by Wayne Stewart Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2018)

The NFL in the 1950s and 1960s was full of iconic players and legendary coaches. Future Hall of Famers battled it out on the gridiron and roamed the sidelines, making for incredible games and memorable moments....


Born on the Links

by John Williamson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Golf has been around for over 600 years, its origins tracing back to the links in Scotland in the fifteenth century. Since then, the game has spread worldwide, with millions of fans and players from all walks...


Taking Shergar

by Milton C. Toby The University Press of Kentucky (August 15, 2018)

It was a cold and foggy February night in 1983 when a group of armed thieves crept onto Ballymany Stud, near The Curragh in County Kildare, Ireland, to steal Shergar, one of the Thoroughbred industry's most...


First We Surf, Then We Eat

by Jim Kempton Prospect Park Books (August 10, 2018)

Jim Kempton has spent his life traveling and surfing the world, along the way learning to cook the world's best beach-loving dishes. Now he's sharing his vividly colorful, richly flavorful, and vibrantly healthful...


The 100 Greatest Swimmers in History

by John Lohn Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2018)

In The 100 Greatest Swimmers in History, John Lohn profiles some of the biggest names the sport has ever seen, from Mark Spitz and Tracy Caulkins to Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps. Each swimmer is ranked based...


Improper Cross-Stitch

by Haley Pierson-Cox St. Martin's Press (August 07, 2018)

A fun, witty, nerdy, and irreverent craft book for the modern cross-stitcher.

Sometimes it's good to be a little...improper. Profane, funny, and smart, Haley Pierson-Cox's IMPROPER CROSS-STITCH invites the modern...


Elkhorn

by Richard Taylor The University Press of Kentucky (August 03, 2018)

When former Kentucky Poet Laureate Richard Taylor took a job at Kentucky State University in 1975, he purchased a fixer-upper -- in need of a roof, a paint job, city water, and central heating -- that became...


Overshot Simply

by Susan Kesler-Simpson Stackpole Books (August 01, 2018)

Overshot is perhaps the most iconic weaving technique--think antique coverlets and fancy table runners--yet many weavers are intimidated by its complex-looking structure. But it doesn't have to be difficult!...


Planting Native to Attract Birds to Your Yard

by Sharon Sorenson Stackpole Books (August 01, 2018)

Welcoming birds to your yard isn’t about choosing the right feeders and bird food. If you want to attract the widest range of birds to your home, you need to plant a diversity of native plants. Why go green?...


Fortnite

by Grant Turner St. Martin's Press (July 31, 2018)

The only how-to and strategy guide you need to be the last player standing in the hottest video game on earth!

Are you ready to take your game to the next level and dominate your opponents? Ready to learn how...


How to Draw an Object

by Soizic Mouton St. Martin's Press (July 31, 2018)

Learn to draw charming objects!

Filled with colorful illustrations and step-by-step explanations, How to Draw an Object is the perfect introduction to the art of sketching. The delightful illustrations are equal...


How to Draw a Character

by Soizic Mouton St. Martin's Press (July 31, 2018)

Learn to draw charming characters!

Filled with colorful illustrations and step-by-step explanations, How to Draw a Character is the perfect introduction to the art of sketching people. From babies to grandmothers,...


The Coach Who Strangled the Bulldog

by Dick Friedman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 31, 2018)

This book details the life of Percy Haughton, college football’s first modern coach. A true innovator of the game, his Harvard squads went 71-7-5 during his tenure and were deemed national champions three...


Sharks

by Micah and Nora May Library For All (July 27, 2018)

There are many different kinds of sharks. Some are big and some are small. How much do you know about sharks? Reading Level 2 Global Book Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; marine life; predators.


Trees of the South

by Charlotte Hilton Green The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

Green's book is a delightful introduction to a knowledge of trees. The emphasis is, to a large extent, on the unique characteristics of trees and on unusual facts concerning their history and use. There are...


River of the Carolinas

by Henry Savage Jr. The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

The story of the Santee is, in fact, the story of a major part of the Carolinas east of the Appalachians, for the river drains an immense area of both states from the mountains to the ocean. Savage also describes...


Flowers of the South

by Wilhelmina F. Greene & Hugo L. Blomquist The University of North Carolina Press (July 25, 2018)

This book is composed of two sections: the first dealing with native wild flowers; the second, with the exotic or cultivated varieties. The descriptions accompanying the illustrations are concise and explicit...


Weathering for Railway Modellers

by George Dent Crowood (July 23, 2018)

Weathering is not just about making something look dirty. Rather, it should be seen as an artistic endeavour, with the aim of making a model appear as lifelike as possible. It also helps to blend a range of...


Hand Knits for the Home and Garden

by Alison Dupernex Crowood (July 23, 2018)

Knitting has long been celebrated as a therapeutic and creative experience, which can produce many unique and eye-catching items. In Hand Knits for the Home and Garden, experienced designer Alison Dupernex shares...


Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen

by Tibor Karolyi New in Chess (July 20, 2018)

The secrets of Magnus Carlsen’s endgame technique Magnus Carlsen’s brilliant endgame play has been one of the key reasons for his success. At the age of 13 the Norwegian became the youngest grandmaster in...


Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Sentiment

by Peter Gottschalk & Gabriel Greenberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 19, 2018)

In the minds of many Americans, Islam is synonymous with the Middle East, Muslim men with violence, and Muslim women with oppression. A clash of civilizations appears to be increasingly manifest and the war...


Flower Origami

by Joost Langeveld Thunder Bay Press (July 17, 2018)

Fold your way to fabulous flowers!

Fold your way to fabulous flowers! Bringing flowers into your home can make it brighter and more beautiful, and Flower Origami teaches you how to turn a flat sheet of paper...


Animal Origami

by Joost Langeveld Thunder Bay Press (July 17, 2018)

Bring your favorite animals to life with nothing more than a piece of paper! Animal Origami uses the art of folding to bring you into the wild world of the animal kingdom.

Animal Origami offers animal lovers...


Horror-Gami

by Joost Langeveld Thunder Bay Press (July 17, 2018)

Paper has never been so horrifying!

Be bored nevermore, nevermore! A little piece of paper is hardly anything to be afraid of. But ordinary paper springs to life—and death!—with Horror-Gami, a new sophisticated...


North American Wildlife Policy and Law

by Bruce D. Leopold, Winifred B. Kessler & James L. Cummins Boone and Crockett Club (July 15, 2018)

Students, university faculty, and wildlife professionals now have an indispensable book that provides a full and accurate account of natural resource policy and law as it relates to wildlife in North America...


Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road

by Paul Boissier Fernhurst Books Limited (July 03, 2018)

Collisions are expensive! Learning, understanding and remembering the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs) is essential for anyone venturing onto the water. Leisure boaters, as...


Buzz

by Thor Hanson Icon Books Ltd (July 02, 2018)

Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart of relationships that bind the human and natural worlds. 

In Buzz, the award-winning...


Rockhounding Washington

by Lars Johnson Falcon Guides (July 01, 2018)

This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Washington, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals...


Nymph Fishing

by George Daniel Stackpole Books (July 01, 2018)

Best-selling author George Daniel shares expert tactics and techniques for a new generation of nymph anglers. He covers specialized equipment, flies, and presentations, focusing on advanced lessons and tips...


Weaving Western Sakiori

by Amanda Robinette Stackpole Books (June 30, 2018)

Sakiori is an approach to rag weaving used by Japanese peasants to cope with the scarcity of new cloth for clothing and household textiles. In modern times, there is instead an overabundance of cloth filling...