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Central Piedmont Library - New Titles: February 2022

A list of new materials - books, DVDs, audiobooks, ebooks - added to the library collection each month. Click the title to see more information about it, to place a request, or begin using it.

Leisure Books

The Appeal by Janice Hallett

The Fairway Players, an amateur theater group, are in the middle of rehearsals for their production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons when tragedy strikes the family of director Martin Hayward and his wife, Helen. Their young granddaughter is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and faces an experimental treatment that costs a tremendous sum, so their fellow castmates rally to raise the money to give her a chance at survival. But not everybody is convinced of the experimental treatment's efficacy--nor of the good intentions of those involved. As tension grows within the community, things come to a shocking head at the explosive dress rehearsal. The next day, a dead body is found, and soon a arrest is made. In the run-up to the trial, two young lawyers sift through the evidence--emails, messages, letters--with a growing suspicion that the killer may be hiding in plain sight.


Catch Her When She Falls by Allison Buccola

Ten years ago, my boyfriend killed my best friend. At least that's what Micah has believed ever since her high school sweetheart, Alex, was convicted of murdering her best friend, Emily. A decade later, Micah has finally moved on from the unforgivable betrayal and loss. Now the owner of a bustling coffee shop in her small hometown in Pennsylvania, she's happily coupled up with another old high school friend, the two having bonded over their shared sorrow. But when reminders of her past begin appearing at her work and home, Micah begins to doubt what she knows about Emily's death. Questions raised on a true crime blog and in an online web sleuthing forum force her to reexamine her memories of that fateful night. She told the truth to the investigators on the case, but was there another explanation for Emily's murder? A stranger in the woods. An obsessive former classmate. Or the internet's favorite suspect: Joshua, Emily's outcast younger brother who hasn't been seen since his sister's death. As Micah delves deeper into the case--and her memories of the night--she feels her grip on reality loosening, her behavior growing more and more secretive and unhinged. And when everything spills over into a violent altercation, she flees to the secluded Massachusetts beach town where she believes Joshua is hiding out. As she races to find him, and the missing pieces of that night ten years ago, Micah grapples with how things have gone so wrong and wonders how she, too, might disappear.


The Christie Affair by Nina De Gramont

Nina de Gramont's The Christie Affair is a beguiling novel of star-crossed lovers, heartbreak, revenge, and murder-and a brilliant re-imagination of one of the most talked-about unsolved mysteries of the twentieth century. Every story has its secrets. Every mystery has its motives. "A long time ago, in another country, I nearly killed a woman. It's a particular feeling, the urge to murder. It takes over your body so completely, it's like a divine force, grabbing hold of your will, your limbs, your psyche. There's a joy to it. In retrospect, it's frightening, but I daresay in the moment it feels sweet. The way justice feels sweet." The greatest mystery wasn't Agatha Christie's disappearance in those eleven infamous days, it's what she discovered. London, 1925: In a world of townhomes and tennis matches, socialites and shooting parties, Miss Nan O'Dea became Archie Christie's mistress, luring him away from his devoted and well-known wife, Agatha Christie. The question is, why? Why destroy another woman's marriage, why hatch a plot years in the making, and why murder? How was Nan O'Dea so intricately tied to those eleven mysterious days that Agatha Christie went missing?


This Might Hurt by Stephanie Wrobel

From the USA Today bestselling and Edgar-nominated author of Darling Rose Gold comes a dark, thrilling novel about two sisters-one trapped in the clutches of a cult, the other in a web of her own lies-and the lengths they will go to save each other. Welcome to Wisewood. We'll keep your secrets if you keep ours. Natalie Collins hasn't heard from her sister in more than half a year. The last time they spoke, Kit was slogging from mundane workdays to obligatory happy hours to crying in the shower about their dead mother. She told Natalie she was sure there was something more out there. And then she found Wisewood. On a private island off the coast of Maine, Wisewood's guests commit to six-month stays. During this time, they're prohibited from contact with the rest of the world-no Internet, no phones, no exceptions. But the rules are for a good reason: to keep guests focused on achieving true fearlessness so they can become their Maximized Selves. Natalie thinks it's a bad idea, but Kit has had enough of her sister's cynicism and voluntarily disappears off the grid. Six months later Natalie receives from a Wisewood account a menacing e-mail threatening to reveal the secret she's been keeping from Kit. Panicked, Natalie hurries north to come clean to her sister and bring her home. But she's about to learn that Wisewood won't let either of them go without a fight

B: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Ethics

BF1045.N4 R8518 2015  El arte Tolteca de la vida y la muerte / Don Miguel Ruiz y Barbara Emrys




BF575.C35 G37 2020  Find your calm : a mindful approach to relieve anxiety & grow your bravery / written by Gabi Garcia ; illustrated by Marta Pineda


BF575.S75 H69 2020  Eliminate negative thinking : how to overcome negativity, control your thoughts, and stop overthinking. Shift your focus into positive thinking, self-acceptance, and radical self love / Derick Howell



BF697.5.S46 Z54 2021  Women and other monsters : building a new mythology / Jess Zimmerman




BP134.W6 I27 2020  Women and gender in the Qur'an / Celene Ibrahim




C: History of Civilization, Biography

CT274.V35 C66 2021  Vanderbilt : the rise and fall of an American dynasty / Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe

D: World History

D810.J4 B35 2020  The light of days : the untold story of women resistance fighters in Hitler's ghettos / Judy Batalion




DF234.57 .H65 2005  Into the land of bones : Alexander the Great in Afghanistan / Frank L. Holt




DS371.412 .W485 2021  The Afghanistan papers : a secret history of the war / Craig Whitlock

E & F: American History & Western Hemisphere

E185.86 .N35 2021  Birthing Black mothers / Jennifer C. Nash




E185.93.T4 G67 2021  On Juneteenth / Annette Gordon-Reed




E210 .B736 2021  Our first civil war : patriots and loyalists in the American Revolution / H.W. Brands




E441 .H343 2021  Born on the water / by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renee Watson ; illustrated by Nikkolas Smith



E77.9 .R43 2021  Prophets and ghosts : the story of salvage anthropology / Samuel J. Redman




E78.N74 P47 2010  Native Carolinians : the Indians of North Carolina / Theda Perdue and Christopher Arris Oakley




E840.8.A34 M28 2020  Bag man : the wild crimes, audacious cover-up & spectacular downfall of a brazen crook in the White House / Rachel Maddow & Michael Yarvitz



E87.B66 P43 2021  The taking of Jemima Boone : colonial settlers, tribal nations, and the kidnap that shaped America / Matthew Pearl



F264.A8 K54 2019  The last castle : the epic story of love, loss, and American royalty in the nation's largest home / Denise Kiernan



F390 .B925 2021  Forget the Alamo : the rise and fall of an American myth / Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford

G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

GN380 .I5343 2021  Indigenous peoples rise up : the global ascendency of social media activism / edited by Bronwyn Carlson and Jeff Berglund

H: Social Sciences: Business, Economics, Sociology

HF5548.4.M525 H86 2020  Microsoft Office for beginners: learn Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint with these quick and easy guides / M.L. Humphrey



HN49.P6 .K57 2021  Corruptible : who gets power and how it changes us / by Brian Klaas




HV1624.B65 B793 2016  Six dots : a story of young Louis Braille / by Jen Bryant ; illustrations by Boris Kulikov




HV5137 .C37 2021  Allen Carr's easy way for women to quit drinking 



HV6250.25 H63 2019  No longer a victim: awareness of abuse and mental health / Nichelle Hodge




HV6534.N5 G74 2021  Last call : a true story of love, lust, and murder in queer New York / Elon Green




HV6691 .B48 2021  Hype : how scammers, grifters, and con artists are taking over the internet--and why we're following / Gabrielle Bluestone



HV6768 .G68 2020  Understanding white-collar crime : a convenience perspective / Petter Gottschlk




HV7436 .M35 2021  Misfire : inside the downfall of the NRA / Tim Mak




HV8079.3 .C75 2021  Finding common ground: better mental health awareness, crisis intervention and stress management for law enforcement / Richard Crino



HV8144.S43 L46 2021  Zero fail : the rise and fall of the Secret Service / Carol Leonnig




HV875.57.N48 M43 2020  Our subway baby : the true story of how one baby found his home / Peter Mercurio ; illustrated by Leo Espinosa



HX84.R578 S426 2021  Ethel Rosenberg : an American tragedy / Anne Sebba

N: Fine Arts

NA2728 .D66 2016  SketchUp & LayOut for architecture : the step-by-step workflow of Nick Sonder / written by Matt Donley and Nick Sonder



NK1530 .W55 2018  The complete pattern directory : 1500 designs from all ages and cultures / Elizabeth Wilhide



NK2115 .A47 2020  Everything : a maximalist style guide / Abigail Ahern




NX456.5.S8 C455 2021  Women artists and the surrealist movement / Whitney Chadwick

P: Language, Literature

P301.5.P75 M66 2021  Cultish : the language of fanaticism / Amanda Montell




PN1075 .B65 2020  In a state of Nirvana with my cats : a spicy, neo-hippie, mental health awareness-raising, real and raw poetry book for the open-minded / Brittany Bolt



PR6051.N44 C66 2002  Commotion in the ocean / by Giles Andreae ; illustrated by David Wojtowycz




PS3552.R848 B43 2003  Beautiful blackbird / Ashley Bryan



PS3558.A443357 B58 2002  Bloody bones / Laurell K. Hamilton




PS3562 .O18 F768 2015  Frog and Toad together / Arnold Lobel




PS591.N4 A84 2001  Ashley Bryan's ABC of African-American poetry




PZ7.1.A2395 Wam 2021  Way past jealous / Hallee Adelman ; illustrated by Karen Wall



PZ7.1.A2395 Way 2020  Way past mad / Hallee Adelman ; illustrated by Sandra de la Prada



PZ7.1.A2395 Wbi 2021  Way past sad / Hallee Adelman ; illustrated by Karen Wall



PZ7.1.F367 Law 2019  Lawrence in the fall / by Matthew Farina ; illustrated by Doug Salati



PZ7.1.F5358 Don 2021  Don't hug Doug (he doesn't like it) / written by Carrie Finison ; drawings by Daniel Wiseman



PZ7.1.H694 Sou 2021  The sour cherry tree / written by Naseem Hrab ; illustrated by Nahid Kazemi




PZ7.1.K5087 Res 2018  Rescue & Jessica : a life-changing friendship / Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes ; illustrated by Scott Magoon


PZ7.1.K576 Iam 2021  I am the subway / words & illustrations by Kim Hyo-eun



PZ7.1.L3926 My 2020  My ocean is blue / written by Darren Lebeuf ; illustrated by Ashley Barron



PZ7.1.L59 Blu 2020  The blue house / by Phoebe Wahl



PZ7.1.L833 He 2021  Hello, star / by Stephanie V. W. Lucianovic ; illustrated by Vashti Harrison




PZ7.1.M466 Ju 2016  Juana & Lucas / Juana Medina




PZ7.1.R583 Tal 2020  Talking is not my thing / Rose Robbins

PZ7.1.S6566 Sm 2019  Small in the city / Sydney Smith




PZ7.1.S74116 All 2021  All eyes on Ozzy! / by K-Fai Steele




PZ7.1.T29 Me 2021  Mel fell / Corey R. Tabor


PZ7.1.T29 Sn 2020  Snail crossing / Corey R. Tabor



PZ7.1.V535 Why 2020  Why my hero had to go / Talitha Vickers ; illustrated by Keith Hobgood




PZ7.1.W3488 Nan 2020  Nana Akua goes to school / by Tricia Elam Walker ; illustrated by April Harrison



PZ7.1.W4178 Whe 2019  When Charley met Emma / written by Amy Webb ; illustrated by Merrilee Liddiard



PZ7.3 .B37774 2018  ¡Me gusta cómo soy! = I like myself! / Karen Beaumont



PZ7.A5875 Ar 1997  Anno's journey / Mitsumasa Anno



PZ7.B81984 Wal 2013  A walk in the park / by Anthony Browne



PZ7.B91505 Pre 2020  Premeditated Myrtle : a Myrtle Hardcastle mystery / Elizabeth C. Bunce




PZ7.D43275 Wi 2017  Windows / Julia Denos ; illustrated by E.B. Goodale



PZ7.H534962 Be 2017  Be quiet! / Ryan T. Higgins


PZ7.J6216 Mas 2019  Mascot / Antony John




PZ7.J62168 Sm 2021  The smart cookie / written by Jory John ; illustrated by Pete Oswald

PZ7.J63162 Har 2015  Harold and the purple crayon / by Crockett Johnson




PZ7.K292 Ro 1981  A Rose for Pinkerton / story and pictures by Steven Kellogg



PZ7.L3234 Se 2020  See the cat : three stories about a dog / David LaRochelle ; illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka




PZ7.L57824 Han 2020  The Hanukkah magic of Nate Gadol / Arthur A. Levine ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes



PZ7.L7795 Fq3 1976  Frog and toad all year / by Arnold Lobel




PZ7.M7881927 Br 2021  Bright star / Yuyi Morales



PZ7.P2447 Fe 2000  The feelings book / Todd Parr



PZ7.P387  Spe 2021  The spectacular suit / written by Kat Patrick ; illustrated by Hayley Wells



PZ7.P97328 Old 2020  The old truck / Jarrett Pumphrey, Jerome Pumphrey



PZ7.R71897 Cyc 2020  Cyclops of Central Park / Madelyn Rosenberg ; illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov


PZ7.S3286 De 2015  Dewey Bob / Judy Schachner



PZ7.S3286 Ske 2009  Skippyjon Jones. Lost in spice / Judy Schachner



PZ7.S3286 Sno 2014  Skippyjon Jones, Snow What / Judy Schachner



PZ7.T9314 Mo 2017  Mouse and Hippo / by Mike Twohy




PZ7.Y19157 Dad 2021  Dad bakes / Katie Yamasaki



PZ73.M635 Boo 2009  Book fiesta! : celebrate Children's Day/Book Day = Celebremos el día de los niños/El día de los libros / by Pat Mora ; illustrated by Rafael López

PZ74.3 .G78 2019  Señorita Mariposa / Ben Gundersheimer also known as Mister G ; illustrated by Marcos Almada Rivero



PZ8.1.M173 St 1986  Stone soup / by Ann McGovern ; pictures by Winslow Pinney Pels



PZ8.3.B38447 Aak 2021  Aaron Slater, illustrator / by Andrea Beaty ; illustrated by David Roberts



PZ8.3.B38447 So 2019  Sofia Valdez, future prez / by Andrea Beaty ; illustrated by David Roberts



PZ8.3.K4934 Roo 2021  Room for everyone / written by Naaz Khan



PZ8.3.L125 De 2021  Dear Little One / Nina Laden




PZ8.3.N4655 As 2021  As babies dream / by Lesléa Newman




PZ8.G286 Li 2021  The little wooden robot and the log princess / Tom Gauld

Q: Mathematics, Computer Science, Sciences

QA141.3 .A56 1977  Anno's counting book / Mitsumasa Anno



QA76.889 .H84 2021  Quantum Computing for the Quantum Curious / Ciaran Hughes, Joshua Isaacson, Anastasia Perry, Ranbel F. Sun, Jessica Turner



QA76.889 .K87 2021  Concise guide to quantum computing : algorithms, exercises, and implementations / Sergei Kurgalin, Sergei Borzunov




QL85 .R623 2021  Fuzz : when nature breaks the law / Mary Roach

R: Medicine, Nursing

R123 .E47 2022  Medical terminology for health professions / Carol L. Schroeder, Laura Ehrlich, Katrina Schroeder Smith, Ann Ehrlich



RA425 .R785 2022  The Routledge handbook of public health and the community / edited by Ben Y.F. Fong and Martin C.S. Wong



RA776.95 .C76 2021  Breath play laugh : health and happiness with humour / Cronin, David




RA781.7 .L45 2022  Developing a yoga home practice :   an exploration for yoga teachers and trainees /   Alison Leighton with Joe Taft



RA785 .N35 2020  Burnout : the secret to unlocking the stress cycle / Emily Nagoski, Ph.D, and Amelia Nagoski, DMA




RB43 .D46 2016  The book of cells : a breviary of cytopathology / Richard Mac DeMay, M.D. ASCP Master




RB43 .H65 2015  Cytopathology review guide / E. Blair Holladay




RB43 .K53 2013  Quick compendium of cytopathology / Walid E. Khalbuss, Sara E. Monaco, Liron Pantanowitz




RC553.A88 G364 2021  We're not broken : changing the autism conversation / Eric Garcia




RC553.A88 J67 2020  Autistic spectrum disorders : an introductory handbook for practitioners / Rita Jordan




RC649 .N5 2021  Me and my hormones : what can go wrong? / May Ng




RJ506.B44 S37 2020  Assessment and treatment of childhood problems : a clinician's guide / Carolyn S. Schroeder, Julianne M. Smith-Boydston



RS164.P764 T45 2021  This is your mind on plants / Michael Pollan

The emergency medical responder : training and succeeding as an EMT/EMR / Christian Ventura, Edward Denton, Emily Van Court ; with contributions by Pilar Nava-Parada online



Integrative therapies in rehabilitation : evidence for efficacy in therapy, prevention, and wellness / edited by Carol M. Davis  online



Pocket notes for the physical therapist assistant / Steven B. Skinner, Christina McVey  online




Introduction to physical therapy for physical therapist assistants / Olga Dreeben-Irimia  online



T: Technology

TA167.5 .L47 2020  The neuro generation : the new era in brain enhancement that Is revolutionizing the way we think, work, and heal / Tan Le



TT848 .C67 1991  Card weaving / Candace Crockett.




TT870 .L26 1988  The complete book of origami : step-by-step instructions in over 1000 diagrams : 37 original models / Robert J. Lang ; photography by Robin Macey



TX769 .L3736 2019  Living bread : tradition and innovation in artisan bread making / Daniel Leader with Lauren Chattman



TX773 .R84 2019  Dappled : baking recipes for fruit lovers / Nicole Rucker

Z: Publishing, Library Science, Information Resources

Z1039.S6 M36 2020  The best-read army in the world / by Molly Guptill Manning & Brian Anderson


Z710 .B23 2021  Research strategies : finding your way through the information fog / William Badke