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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.

The Feelings Book: The Care and Keeping of Your Emotions by Dr. Lynda Madison, Call Number: CL 155.433 M182f

Cover of College RulesThe Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld, Call Number: CL Easy Reading 813.6 D652r

Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, Call Number: 378.19 A793a

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee, Call Number: 599.773 B637a

Anne of Green Gables, My Daughter, and Me: What My Favorite Book Taught Me about Grace, Belonging and the Orphan in Us All by Lorilee Craker, Call Number: 362.734 C888a

Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know by Mary E. Wilson, Call Number: 615.329 W751a 2019

The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich (Expanded and Updated) by David Bach, Call Number: 332.024 B118a 2016

Been There Should’ve Done That: 995 Tips for Making the Most of College by Suzette Tyler, Call Number: 378.198 T984b

The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis, Call Number: CL 813.54 E472b

China Smart: What You Don’t Know, What You Need to Know, A Past and Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, and Language by Larry Herzberg, Call Number: 651 H582c

The College Girl’s Survival Guide by Hanna Seymour, Call Number: 248.833 S521c

College Rules! How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik and Jodi Patrick Holschuh, Call Number: 378.198 N727c

Crash Course for the ACT (6th ed) by Jonathan Chiu, Call Number: 378.166 D673c

Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident by Donnie Eichar, Call Number: 914.743 E341d

Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston, Call Number: 940.54 h843f
NOTE: A brand new copy of the classic story of life inside a Japanese American internment camp.

Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running From Madness by Suzy Favor Hamilton, Call Number: 796.42 F275f
NOTE: Hamilton was a natural athlete who was driven to win and became a track and field sweetheart. However, her undiagnosed mental illness led her to stage a fall and she later developed a double life before she found help.

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen, Call Number: 616.89 K236g
NOTE: In 1967, Susanna Kaysen was committed to a mental institution against her will. This is her story.

Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest by Hanif Abdurraqib, Call Number: 782.421 W734g
NOTE: About the groundbreaking Hip Hop group.

Graduate from College Debt-Free: Get Your Degree With Money in the Bank by Bart Astor, Call Number: 378.8 A858g

Great Plains Weather by Kenneth F. Dewey, Call Number: 551.55 D519g

The Her Campus Guide to College Life: How to Manage Relationships, Stay Safe and Healthy, Handle Stress, and Have the Best Years of Your Life! (Updated and Expanded ed.) by Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, Annie Chandler Wang, and Windsor Hanger Western, Call Number: 378.198 L676h

How to Survive Your Freshman Year (6th ed.), Edited by Alison Leigh Cowan, Call Number: 378.198 H847h

Intern: A Doctor’s Initiation by Sandeep Jauhar, Call Number: 610.92 J412i

Cover of the Joy of Missing OutThe Joy of Missing Out: The Art of Self-Restraint in an Age of Excess by Svend Brinkmann, Call Number: 179.9 B858i
NOTE: FOMO – Fear of Missing Out – has become an obsession in our culture, but self-restraint and moderation will lead to a better life according to Brinkmann.

The Last Season by Eric Blehm, Call Number: 333.78 M851b
NOTE: Randy Morgenson was legendary for finding people missing in the High Sierra. Then one day he went missing himself.

The Left Behind: Decline and Rage in Small-Town America by Robert Wuthnow, Call Number: 307.72 W973L

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur, Call Number: 811.6 K217m

The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College by Harlan Cohen, Call Number: 378.198 C678n 2017

The Natural Superiority of Women (New and Revised) by Ashley Montagu, Call Number: 305.42 M758n

Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, Edited by Roxane Gay, Call Number: 305.42 G295n

Cover of Opioid EpidemicThe Opioid Epidemic: What Everyone Needs to Know by Yngvild Olsen and Joshua M. Sharfstein, Call Number: 362.293 O5240

The Psychology of Social Media by Ciaran Mc Mahon, Call Number: 302.231 M167p

A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Dugard, Call Number: 364.15 D866s
NOTE: Dugard was kidnapped, held captive, and repeated raped for 18 years.

The Secrets of College Success: Over 800 Tips, Techniques, and Strategies Revealed (3rd) by Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S. Hyman, Call Number: 378.19 J174s

Taking Care of Your “Girls”: A Breast Health Guide for Girls, Teens, and In-Betweens by Marissa C. Weiss and Isabel Friedman, Call Number: 618.19 W431t

You Can’t Know It All: Leading in the Age of Deep Expertise by Wanda T. Wallace, Call Number: 658.409 W195y

The War That Forged A Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters by James McPherson, Call Number: 973.71 M172w

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