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Central Piedmont Library - New Titles: June2022

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

Deep Water by Emma Bamford

When a Navy vessel comes across a yacht in distress in the middle of the vast Indian Ocean, Captain Danial Tengku orders his ship to rush to its aid. On board the yacht is a British couple: a horribly injured man, Jake, and his traumatized wife, Virginie, who breathlessly confesses, “It’s all my fault. I killed them.”

Trembling with fear, she reveals their shocking story to Danial. Months earlier, the couple had spent all their savings on a yacht, full of excitement for exploring the high seas and exotic lands together. They start at the busy harbors of Malaysia and, through word of mouth, Jake and Virginie learn about a tiny, isolated island full of unspoiled beaches. When they arrive, they discover they are not the only visitors and quickly become entangled with a motley crew of expat sailors. Soon, Jake and Virginie’s adventurous dream turns into a terrifying nightmare.

Now, it’s up to Danial to determine just how much truth there is in Virginie’s alarming tale. But when his crew make a shocking discovery, he realizes that if he doesn’t act soon, they could all fall under the dark spell of the island.


Murder Most Grave by G.A. McKevett

With a new grandbaby to care for at home, Stella has little time to spare. Her hands are especially full since Savannah, her teenage granddaughter, developed a crush on a boy guaranteed to break her heart. Gallivanting around with her best pal Sheriff Manny Goldford simply isn’t an option—until a freshly murdered body is discovered . . .
Holding a criminal record unlike anyone’s in McGill, Dexter Corbin was a man who wouldn’t be missed at Sunday school or the darkest local tavern. But he never deserved to meet his end so soon—so violently. When a gravedigger finds Dexter sprawled across the steps of a crypt, Stella and Manny launch into action to investigate who had motive to kill him . . .
As the pieces start falling together, everything else becomes less certain. Manny soon realizes he could lose his position as sheriff, and there’s the case of yet another shocking death. Now, Stella must protect those closest to her while unearthing the dangerous culprit and putting a real grave affair to rest.


These Impossible Things by Salma El-Wardany

It’s always been Malak, Kees, and Jenna against the world. Since childhood, under the watchful eyes of their parents, aunties and uncles, they’ve learned to live their own lives alongside the expectations of being good Muslim women. Staying over at a boyfriend's place is disguised as a best friend’s sleepover, and tiredness can be blamed on studying instead of partying. They know they’re existing in a perfect moment. With growing older and the stakes of love and life growing higher, the delicate balancing act between rebellion and religion is becoming increasingly difficult to navigate.

Malak wants the dream: for her partner, community, and faith to coexist happily, and she wants this so much she's willing to break her own heart to get it. Kees is in love with Harry, a white Catholic man who her parents can never know about. When he proposes, she must decide between her future happiness and the life she knows and family she loves. Jenna is the life of the party, always ready for new pleasures, even though she’s plagued by a loneliness she can’t shake. Through it all, they have always had each other. But as their college years come to a close, one night changes everything when harsh truths are revealed.

As their lives begin to take different paths, Malak, Kees, and Jenna—now on the precipice of true adulthood—must find a way back to each other as they reconcile faith, family, and tradition with their own needs and desires. These Impossible Things is a paean to youth and female friendship—and to all the joy and messiness love holds.


Jackie & Me by Louis Bayard

In 1951, former debutante Jacqueline Bouvier is hard at work as the Inquiring Camera Girl for a Washington newspaper. Her mission in life is “not to be a housewife,” but when she meets the charismatic congressman Jack Kennedy at a Georgetown party, her resolution begins to falter. Soon the two are flirting over secret phone calls, cocktails, and dinner dates, and as Jackie is drawn deeper into the Kennedy orbit, and as Jack himself grows increasingly elusive and absent, she begins to question what life at his side would mean. For answers, she turns to his best friend and confidant, Lem Billings, a closeted gay man who has made the Kennedy family his own, and who has been instructed by them to seal the deal with Jack’s new girl. But as he gets to know her, a deep and touching friendship emerges, leaving him with painfully divided alliances and a troubling dilemma: Is this the marriage she deserves?


One of the Girls by Lucy Clarke

It was supposed to be the perfect weekend away. Six very different women travel to a sun-soaked Greek island for a bachelorette trip, to celebrate Lexi’s upcoming wedding. From the glorious ocean views to the quaint tavernas and whitewashed streets, the vacation seems too good to be true. But dangerous undercurrents run beneath the sunset swims and midnight cocktails – because each of the women is hiding a secret. Someone is determined to make sure that Lexi’s marriage never happens – and that one of them doesn’t leave the island alive.


Can't Look Away by Carola Lovering

In 2013, twenty-three-year old Molly Diamond is a barista, dreaming of becoming a writer. One night at a concert in East Williamsburg, she locks eyes with the lead singer, Jake Danner, and can’t look away. Molly and Jake fall quickly and deeply in love, especially after he writes a hit song about her that puts his band on the map.

Nearly a decade later, Molly has given up writing and is living in Flynn Cove, Connecticut with her young daughter and her husband Hunter—who is decidedly not Jake Danner. Their life looks picture-perfect, but Molly is lonely; she feels out of place with the other women in their wealthy suburb, and is struggling to conceive their second child. When Sabrina, a newcomer in town, walks into the yoga studio where Molly teaches and confesses her own fertility struggles, Molly believes she's finally found a friend.

But Sabrina has her own reasons for moving to Flynn Cove and befriending Molly. And as Sabrina’s secrets are slowly unspooled, her connection to Molly becomes clearer––as do secrets of Molly's own, which she’s worked hard to keep buried.

Meanwhile, a new version of Jake's hit song is on the radio, forcing Molly to confront her past and ask the ultimate questions: What happens when life turns out nothing like we thought it would, when we were young and dreaming big? Does growing up mean choosing with your head, rather than your heart? And do we ever truly get over our first love?

B: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Ethics

BF201.4 .M33 2022  Feminist psychology : history, practice, research, and the future / Vera Sonja Maass




BF575.A85 B76 2012  Daring greatly : how the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent, and lead / Brene Brown



BF575.N35 S65 2021  Malignant narcissism : recognizing a dangerous disorder / Cary Stacy Smith and Li-Ching Hung




BF637.N4 F57 2011  Getting to yes : negotiating agreement without giving in / by Roger Fisher and William Ury ; with Bruce Patton, editor




BF637.S8 S36 2012  The magic of thinking Big / David J. Schwartz




BF697 .S42125 2022  Who am I? : understanding identity and the many ways we define ourselves / Christine L.B. Selby




BL255 .P48 2021  Biology, religion, and philosophy : an introduction / Michael L. Peterson, Dennis R. Venema




BL2747.3 .H84 2021  Atheism and agnosticism : exploring the issues / Peter A. Huff




BL2760 .V47 2019  Secularists, religion and government in nineteenth-century America / Timothy Verhoeven




BR516 .W438 2020  Taking America back for God : Christian nationalism in the United States / Andrew L. Whitehead and Samuel L. Perry



BR563.N4 G295 2021  The Black church : this is our story, this is our song / Henry Louis Gates, Jr




BR563.W45 B88 2021  White evangelical racism : the politics of morality in America / Anthea Butler




Peace of mind for your aging parents: a financial, legal, and psychological toolkit for adult children, advisors, and caregivers / Kenneth O. Doyle, PhD, and Larry K. Houk, JD  online & print



The elements of choice: why the way we decide matters / Eric J. Johnson  online




An introduction to early Judaism / James C. VanderKam  online

C: History of Civilization, Biography

D: World History

D13 .B26 2021  The ever-changing past : why all history is revisionist history / James M. Banner, Jr  online & print




D628 .H45 2022  The great war and the birth of modern medicine : a history / Thomas Helling, MD




DD290.33.M47 M37 2021  The chancellor : the remarkable odyssey of Angela Merkel / Kati Marton

E & F: American History & Western Hemisphere

E169.1 .R348 2021  American intellectual history : a very short introduction / Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen




E184.A1 B597 2022  Racism without racists : color-blind racism and the persistence of racial inequality in America / Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Duke University



E302.1 .R37 2021  Fears of a setting sun : the disillusionment of America's Founders / Dennis C. Rasmussen




E878.R43 T86 2021  The triumph of Nancy Reagan / Karen Tumulty




F145.T75 D73 2022  Black American refugee : escaping the narcissism of the American dream / Tiffanie Drayton




A house built by slaves : African American visitors to the Lincoln White House / Jonathan W. White  online

G: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

GT2853.J3 J33 2022  Food cultures of Japan : recipes, customs, and issues / Jeanne Jacob




GT2853.M6 H49 2021  Food cultures of Mexico : recipes, customs, and issues / R. Hernandez-Rodriguez




GV413 .P85 2020  Sports fields : design, construction, and maintenance / James C. Puhalla, Jeffrey V. Krans, J. Michael Goatley

H: Social Sciences: Business, Economics, Sociology

HB501 .M513 2020  When more is not better : overcoming America's obsession with economic efficiency / Roger L. Martin




HD9006 .A785 2021  Food inequalities / Tennille Nicole Allen




HQ1178 .S86 2020  Who's laughing now? : feminist tactics in social media / Jenny Sunden and Susanna Paasonen




HQ1237 .S54 2022  The authority gap : why women are still taken less seriously than men, and what we can do about it / Mary Ann Sieghart




HQ767.5.U5 F67 2020  The turnaway study : ten years, a thousand women, and the consequences of having--or being denied--an abortion / Diana Greene Foster, PhD




HV6773.15.C97 P47 2021  This is how they tell me the world ends : the cyberweapons arms race / Nicole Perlroth




Get That Job: Interviews: How to Keep Your Head and Land Your Ideal Job  online




Stolen focus / Johann Hari  online

J: Political Science

JC495 .B48 2020  Strongmen : Mussolini to the present / Ruth Ben-Ghiat




JV6225 .K84 2021  Immigration and freedom / Chandran Kukathas




JZ1329.5 .H33 2020  The world : a brief introduction / Richard Haass

K: Law

KF373.M64 B76 2022  Civil rights queen : Constance Baker Motley and the struggle for equality / Tomiko Brown-Nagin




KF390.I54 F57 2022  Working for yourself : law & taxes for independent contractors, freelancers & gig workers of all types / Stephen Fishman, J.D.



KF6377 .F57 2022  Every landlord's tax deduction guide / Stephen Fishman, J.D.




KF9616.85 .B47 2022  The criminal law handbook : know your rights, survive the system / Paul Bergman, J.D. & Sara J. Berman, J.D.

L: Education

LC4091 .R4174 2021  The economic and opportunity gap : how poverty impacts the lives of students / Anni K. Reinking and Theresa M. Bouley

M: Music

MT7 .P64 2019  Music theory / by Michael Pilhofer, MM and Holly Day

N: Fine Arts

NA2540 .S577 2021  Two hundred and fifty things an architect should know / Michael Sorkin.




NA4610 .K47 2021  Amazing temples of the world / Michael Kerrigan




NA682.M63 F73 2021  The other modern movement : architecture, 1920-1970 / Kenneth Frampton




NC1006.6 .G7 2021  Graphic Artists Guild handbook : pricing & ethical guidelines




NC1427.C5 I87 2021  It's life as I see it : Black cartoonists in Chicago, 1940-1980 / essay by Charles Johnson




NC998 .E85 2019  Graphic design : a new history / Stephen J. Eskilson




NK1548 .H37 2021  A century of color in design : 250 innovative objects and the stories behind them / David Harrison

P: Language, Literature

P410.I58 S88 2020  On the offensive : prejudice in language past and present / Karen Stollznow, Griffith University, Queensland




PC4120.M3 M43 2020  Spanish for medical professionals : essential spanish terms and phrases for healthcare providers




PN1590.B53 A23 2021  A little devil in America : notes in praise of Black performance / Hanif Abdurraqib




PN1992.8.R43 L56 2022  True story : what reality TV says about us / Danielle J. Lindemann




PN6725 .A26 2021  Access guide to the black comic book community 2020-2021 / design/layout by George Carmona 3rd ; edited by Joseph Illidge




PN6727.A67 Noi 2021  Noir is the new black : noir stories from black creators / collection curated and edited by Fabrice Sapolsky with TC Harris




PN6727.B3757 Z46 2021  The secret to superhuman strength / Alison Bechdel 




PN6727.G657 B53 2021  Black star / Eric Anthony Glover ; Arielle Jovellanos




PN6727.J45 B69 2021  Box of bones. Book one / story, John Jennings, Ayize Jama Everett ; writer, Ayize Jama Everett




PN6728.S26 G3 2019  The kindly ones / Neil Gaiman, writer ; Marc Hempel, Richard Case, D'Israeli [and others], artists ; Daniel Vozzo, colorist ; Todd Klein, Kevin Nowlan, letterers




PN6728.S9 M683 2018  All-star Superman / written by Grant Morrison




PN6737.M66 V23 2020  V for vendetta / written by Alan Moore ; illustrated by David Lloyd




PN6790.B353 C535 2021  Hardears / Matthew Clarke, Nigel Lynch




PN6790.J33 T255613 2017  My brother's husband / Gengoroh Tagame ; translated from the Japanese by Anne Ishii



PS3618.U48 Z46 2021  Smile : the story of a face / Sarah Ruhl




PS595.S75 B76 2020  Woke : a young poet's call to justice / Mahogany L. Browne, with Elizabeth Acevedo and Olivia Gatwood



PZ7.1.D5595 Co 2019  Cowhide-and-seek / by Sheri Dillard ; illustrated by Jess Pauwels



PZ7.1.S825 Jen 2021  Jenny Mei is sad / Tracy Subisak



PZ7.E72554 Se 2021  The sentence : a novel / Louise Erdrich




PZ7.H26725 Wo 2002  The wolf who cried boy / story by Bob Hartman ; pictures by Tim Raglin


PZ7.H389 Ss 2020  Summer song / by Kevin Henkes ; illustrated by Laura Dronzek



PZ7.M2225 Pr 2020  Prairie days / written by Patricia MacLachlan ; illustrated by Micha Archer



PZ7.M462 Js 2006  Just a mess / by Mercer Mayer



PZ7.S52865 Das 2002  David gets in trouble / by David Shannon




PZ7.T6457245 We 2021  We are not from here / Jenny Torres Sanchez




PZ7.Y85 Sh 2015  Should you be a river : a poem about love / Ed Young



PZ8.2.H4215 Bo 2006  The boy who cried wolf / retold by B.G. Hennessy ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov



Announcing for broadcasting and the internet : the modern guide to performing in the electronic media / Carl Hausman, Philip Benoit, Fritz Messere  online



Television sports production / Jim Owens  online

R: Medicine, Nursing

R728.8 .B54 2021  Medical assisting : administrative and clinical competencies




R858.A2 I83 2019  Improving usability, safety and patient outcomes with health information technology : from research to practice / edited by Francis Lau




RA395.A3 A4767 2022  Sickening : how Big Pharma broke American health care and how we can repair it / John Abramson




RA418.3.C2 H43 2020  Health matters : evidence  critical social science  and health care in Canada / edited by Eric Mykhalovskiy



RA418.5.M4 T37 2021  Intervolution : smart bodies, smart things / Mark C. Taylor




RA649 .P58 2021  Plague, pestilence and pandemic : voices from history / edited by Peter Furtado




RA651 .M19513 2021  Modern epidemics : from the Spanish flu to COVID-19 / Salvador Macip




RA782 .W55 2021  Breathing : an inspired history / Edgar Williams





RA784 .M51512 2022  Debating your plate : the most controversial foods and ingredients / Randi Minetor




RA971 .H54 2021  High reliability organizations : a healthcare handbook for patient safety & quality / edited by Cynthia A. Oster, Jane S. Braaten



RC547 .P43 2021  What you need to know about sleep disorders / John T. Peachey and Diane C. Zelman




RC552.P67 W33 2022  Mindfulness and meditation in trauma treatment : the inner resources for stress program / Lynn C. Waelde



RD129.5 .G55 2021  Organs for sale : bioethics, neoliberalism, and public moral deliberation / Ryan Gillespie




RJ53.O25 .T45 2021  Telehealth and occupational therapy in schools / edited by American Occupational Therapy Association




Sweat : a history of exercise  online

S: Agriculture

SB405 .B254 2021  Ball redbook. Volume 1, Greenhouse structures, equipment, and technology / Chris Beytes




SB472.5 .H45 2010  Professional landscape management / David L. Hensley

T: Technology

TK7888.4 R34 2021  AC Electrical Circuit Analysis : practice problems, methods, and solutions




TL146.5 .R67 2021  Gearhead at large : a backroad tour of automotive history and the old car hobby / Steven Rossi with West Peterson



TL220.5 .D48 2021  Developing charging infrastructure and technologies for electric vehicles / Mohammad Saud Alam, Reji Pillai, and Murugesan Navaneetha Krishnan, editors



TL865 .P36 2021  One giant leap : Ç‚b iconic and inspiring space race inventions that shaped history / Ç‚c Charles Pappas




TT820 .R54 2007  Knitting in plain English / Maggie Righetti




TX139 .D74 2021  The secret history of home economics : how trailblazing women harnessed the power of home and changed the way we live / Danielle Dreilinger




TX769 .G586 2019  Keto bread : from bagels and buns to crusts and muffins, 100 low-carb, keto-friendly breads for every meal / Faith Gorksy and Lara Clevenger, MSH, RDN, CPT