Friday, November 1, 2013
4 Nonfiction Titles to look for in November
A Great Game: the forgotten Leafs and the rise of professional hockey (M) by Stephen J. Harper
A book long in the making. Author Harper began writing the book in 2004. I suspect he was kind of busy with his day job.
Of note is that the author royalties from this book are donated to the Military Families Fund.
Hatching Twitter: a true story of money, power, friendship, and betrayal (M) by Nick Bilton
We've got to know the inside stories of Facebook, Google and Apple. Now we get to learn about the fascinating and dramatic happenings behind the scenes of Twitter.
Hero (M) by Rhonda Byrne
The Secret fame is back revealing the secrets of 12 of the world's most successful people.
"HERO brings together the wisdom and insight of twelve of the most successful people living in the world today. By following their seemingly impossible journeys to success, HERO reveals that each of us was born with everything we need to live our greatest dream - and that by doing so we will fulfill our mission and literally change the world" - publisher
Giada's Feel Good Food: my healthy recipes and secrets (M) by Giada DeLaurentis
And more about secrets - secrets to healthy eating and living.
Finally answering the question her fans ask most often, “How do you stay so trim?,” Giada De Laurentiis shares the delicious easy recipes and tips she uses to maximize energy and remain fit. Here are 120 recipes for breakfasts, juices, lunches, snacks, dinners, and desserts that can be combined into a month of delicious feel-good meals. So that everyone can enjoy these dishes, many are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and/or vegan, with helpful icons to call them out—and, for the very first time, each recipe includes a calorie count and nutritional analysis. Special sections delve into Giada's everyday life, including her beauty and exercise routines, how she satisfies sugar fixes, what’s always in her bag, and her ordering tips for eating in restaurants. With 100 color photographs, Giada’s Feel Good Food is a beautiful guide to staying on track while still eating everything and enjoying life to its fullest." - publisher