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New Nonfiction (with commentary): 6 April 2015

A new series, published each Monday, sharing a selected list of new nonfiction titles to be published during the week. List originally published at The Reader's Advisor Online. Text in bold is commentary.

Acuff, Jon - Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work, and Never Get Stuck

Ahlers, Amy - Reform Your Inner Mean Girl: 7 Steps to Stop Bullying Yourself and Start Loving Yourself

Apovian, Caroline - Age-Defying Diet: Outsmart Your Metabolism to Lose Weight–Up to 20 Pounds in 21 Days!–And Turn Back the Clock

Bamberger, Michael - Men in Green [Golf history.]

Bard, Elizabeth - Picnic in Provence: A Memoir with Recipes

Baur, Gene - Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better Every Day [Sigh. Most days I just don't have the energy to eat mindfully.]

Bergen, Candice - A Fine Romance

Bock, Laszlo - Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead [Ugh, Google. I tire of Google knowing everything about us, and now I'm supposed to let them transform the way I live and lead?]

Brett, Regina - God Is Always Hiring: 50 Lessons for Finding Fulfilling Work [Does God offer health insurance?]

Brower, Kate Andersen - The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House

Byron, Tanya - Skeleton Cupboard: Making of a Clinical Psychologist [Oooh, sounds juicy.]

Cho, Joy - Oh Joy! 50 Ways to Create & Give Joy [Print run of 100,000. Who is this Joy Cho?]

Cryer, Jon - So That Happened: A Memoir [Oh, I do love Jon Cryer, and can't believe it took "Two and a Half Men" to make him famous.]

Elsmore, Warren - Brick Vehicles: Amazing Air, Land, and Sea Machines to Build from LEGO

Franklin, Aaron - Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto

Garcia, Francis and Sal Basille - Staten Italy: Nothin’ but the Best Italian-American Classics, from Our Block to Yours

Goldsmith, Marshall - Triggers: Creating Behavior that Lasts--Becoming the Person You Want to Be  [Sigh, I don't think I have the energy to create behavior that lasts.]


Grazer, Brian - A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life

Imig, Ann - Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now [You know with my current penchant for parenting books, I'm going to have to look at this one.]

Jakes, T. D. - INSTINCT for Graduates: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive and Face Your Unlimited Future [And here come the meh gift books for the poor graduates.]

Markova, Dawna - Collaborative Intelligence: Four Influential Strategies for Thinking With People Who Think Differently

Maxwell, John C. - Wisdom from Women in the Bible: Giants of the Faith Speak into Our Lives

Meyer, Joyce - Get Your Hopes Up!: Expect Something Good to Happen to You Every Day

Norris, Mary - Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen [Love this title; will be checking out the book.]

Pennington, Bill - Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius

Scaravella, Jody - Nonna's House

Schatz, Kay - Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!

Smiley, Tavis, with David Ritz - My Journey with Maya

Smith, Jamie - Gray Work: Confessions of an American Paramilitary Spy [Will probably be scary, but who can resist a spy memoir?]

Torey, Allysa - At Home with Magnolia

Voltaggio, Bryan - Home: Recipes to Cook with Family and Friends

Yearwood, Trisha - Trisha's Table [Wow, 400,000 print run. I had no idea Trisha Yearwood was so big.]

So. What do you think? Anything look good there? A lot of cookbooks this week, it seems.