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From time to time, when we get a collection of related books into the library we like to share a list on a particular topic, but lately we’ve had some books  come in that are too good not to share, even if they don’t fit with a particular theme. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson, Call Number: 170 P485t

The Adult Learner: Some Things We Know by Robin J. Fogarty and Brian M. Pete, Call Number: 374 F655a

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble, Call Number: 025.042 N752a

The Animals Among Us: How Pets Make Us Human by John Bradshaw, Call Number: 636.088 B812a

Bad Girls from History: Wicked or Misunderstood? by Dee Gordon, Call Number: 305.409 G662b

But I Love Him: Protecting Your Teen Daughter from Controlling, Abusive Dating Relationships by Dr. Jill Murray, Call Number 306.73 M982b

Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy by Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake, Call Number: 338.5 H349c

Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko, Call Number: 813.54 S583c

Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician by Michael A. Ellis, Call Number: 618.92 E475c

Comets: Nature and Culture by P. Andrew Karam, Call Number: 523.6 K181c

The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris, Call Number: 618.92 B959d

Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan’s Disaster Zone by Richard Lloyd Parry, Call Number: 952.05 P265g

High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World’s Growing Dependence on Groundwater by William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley, Call Number: 628.1 A435h

History Comes Alive: Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s by M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska, Call Number: 973 R995h

Inspiring and Creative Ideas for Working With Children: How to Build Relationships and Enable Change by Deborah M. Plummer, Call Number: 155.4 P735i

Introducing Japanese Popular Culture, Edited by Alisa Freedman and Toby Slade, Call Number: 306.095 I619

Introduction to Social Media Marketing: A Guide for Absolute Beginners by Todd Kelsey with Brandon Lyon, Call Number: 658.8 K299i

The Little Book of Black Holes by Steven S. Gubser and Frans Pretorius, Call Number: 523.8 G921L

Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy by Tressie McMillan Cottom, Call Number: 378.73 C851L

Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief by Jordan B. Peterson, Call Number: 150.1 P485m
NOTE: From the author of The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Money.

Oil (2nd ed) by Gavin Bridge and Philippe Le Billon, Call Number: 338.2 B851o

The Practice of Islam in America: An Introduction, Edited by Edward Curtis IV, Call Number: 297.097 P895

The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide to Turning Your PH.D. Into A Job by Karen Kelsky, Call Number: 378.12 K299p

Saving Beauty from the Beast: How to Protect Your Daughter From an Unhealthy Relationship by Vicki Crompton and Ellen Zelda Kessner, Call Number: 362.88 C945s

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo, Call Number: 305.8 O529s

Stars and Planets: The Complete Guide to the Stars, Constellations, and the Solar System by Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion, Call Number: 523 R547s

Tears of Salt: A Doctor’s Story by Pietro Bartolo and Lidia Tilotta, Call Number: 610.92 B292t

Textbooks in Academic Libraries: Selection, Circulation, and Assessment, Edited by Chris Diaz, Call Number: 025.2 T355

Think Before You Like: Social Media’s Effect on the Brain and the Tools You Need to Navigate Your Newsfeed by Guy P. Harrison, Call Number: 302.302 H319t

What Smart Students Know: Maximum Grade, Optimum Learning, Minimum Time by Adam Robinson, Call Number: 378.17R658w

What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know by Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey, Call Number: 650.1 W724w

Where Am I Eating? by Kelsey Timmerman, Call Number: 338.19 T584w

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