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Check out this collection of new books addressing the particular interests and issues of students. Check out our past lists from 2015 and from 2016. Today we add some more titles to the list and if you hear of a book or think of a particular topic you think we should add to the collection, please let us know. 🙂

There are more books on these topics available in the circulating collection at the same call numbers. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Call Number: 004.67 F866h Title: The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost Author: Donna Freitas

Call Number: 153.8 B472g Title: Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day Author: Sam Bennett

Call Number: 155.9 F897s Title: The Science of Stress: Living Under Pressure Authors: Gregory L. Fricchione, Ana Ivkovic, and Albert S. Yeung

Call Number: 302.23 S678 Title: Social Media and Your Brain: Web-Based Communication is Changing How We Think and Express Ourselves Editor: C.G. Prado

Call Number: 332.024 K74f Title: Financial Basics: A Money-Management Guide for Students Author: Susan Knox 

Call Number: 370.11 N553r Title: Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century Authors: Katherine S. Newman and Hella Winston

Call Number: 371.302 R853o Title: 101 Ways to Make Studying Easier and Faster for College Students:What Every Student Needs to Know Explained Simply [2nd ed] Author: Susan M. Roubidoux

Call Number: 371.822 P785s Title: Smart girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism Authors: Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby

Call Number: 378 T949e Title: Everything You Need To Know Before College: A Student’s Survival Guide Author: Matthew Paul Turner

Call Number: 378.1 B426e Title: The Enlightened College Applicant: A New Approach to the Search and Admissions Process Authors: Andrew Belasco and Dave Bergman

Call Number: 378.1 C986f Title: First in the Family: Advice About College From First-Generation Students – Your College Years Author: Kathleen Cushman

Call Number: 378.1 F554e Title: The Everything College Survival Book: All You Need To Get the Most Out of College Life (3rd ed) Authors: Susan Fitzgerald and J. Lee Peters

Call Number: 378.1 H319on Title: 1001 Things Every College Student Needs to Know (Like Buying Your Books Before Exams Start) Author: Harry H. Harrison, Jr.

Call Number: 378.1 J673d Title: Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money Authors: Helen E. Johnson and Christine Schelhas-Miller

Call Number: 378.1 N558h Title: How to Become a Straight- A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less Author: Cal Newport

Call Number: 378.1 R893c Title: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to College Survival Author: Laurie Rozakis

Call Number: 378.3 G621p Title: Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and The Betrayal of the American Dream Author: Sara Goldrick-Rab

Call Number: 378.3 T161h Title: How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay: 30 Essays That Won Over $3 Million in Scholarships Authors: Gen and Kelly Tanabe

Call Number: 378.34 E474c Title: Confessions of a Scholarship Winner: The Secrets That Helped Me Win $500,000 in Free Money For College, How You Can Too! Author: Kristina Ellis

Call Number: 501 F23f Title: Failure: Why Science is So Successful Author: Stuart Firestein

Call Number: 613 H199i Title: If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body Author: James Hamblin

Call Number: 616.85 G988h Title: The Hungry Brain: Outsmarting the Instincts That Make Us Overeat Author: Stephan J. Guyenet

Call Number: 641.5 D131c Title: College Kids Cook Author: Carol Field Dahlstrom

Call Number: 641.5 H936h Title: The Hungry Student Cookbook: 200+ Quick and Simple Recipes Author: Cara Frost-Sharratt 

Call Number: 641.5 L383f Title: $5 a Meal College Cookbook: Good Cheap Food For When You need to Eat Authors: Rhonda Lauret Parkinson with B. E. Horton

Call Number: 641.55 R288 Title: The Really Hungry Student Cookbook: How to Eat Well on a Budget Authors: Amanda Grant, Amanda Rigg, Dan May, Sunil Vijayakar, Fiona Smith, Hannah Miles, Miranda Ballard, Ghillie Basan, Susannah Blake, Ross Dobson, Tonia George, Laura Washburn, and Ryland Peters

Call Number: 646.7 H319o Title: 1001 Things Every Graduate Should Know (How to Succeed in the Adult World) Author: Harry H. Harrison, Jr.

Call Number: 646.7 L722 Title: Life After College: The New Graduate’s Guide Editors: Nadia Bilchik and Ricki Frankel 

Call Number: 650.1 B666w Title: Why Simple Wins: Escaping the Complexity Trap and Get to Work That Matters Author: Lisa Bodell

Call Number: 650.1 B964d Title: Designing Your Life: Build A Life That Works For You Authors: Bill Burnett And Dave Evans

Call Number: 650.14 S121y Title: The Young Adult’s Survival Guide to Interviews: Finding the Job and Nailing the Interview Author: Rebekah Sack

Call Number: 686.225 W726n Title: The Non-Designer’s Design Book:Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice (4th ed) Author: Robin Williams

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