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Wow! The folks around here are reading like crazy!
Here’s what we’re curling up with this month:
ATCHISON BLUE: A SEARCH FOR SILENCE, A SPIRITUAL HOME, AND AN AUTHENTIC FAITH, Judith Valente (282.092 V154)
BONE SEASON, Samantha Shannon (FAN)
BOXERS, Gene Luen Yang (YA GN)
CATS AND DAUGHTERS: THEY DON’T ALWAYS COME WHEN CALLED, Helen Brown (306.8743 B878) • It is great as a stand-alone book, but there is one written before this titled CLEO: THE CAT WHO MENDED A FAMILY. If I had known that CLEO gives earlier information about this same family, I would have read it first. ~Erika, Magazines & Newspapers
CHICKENS IN THE ROAD: AN ADVENTURE IN ORDINARY SPLENDOR, Suzanne McMinn (975.436 M167)
CLEMENTINE AND THE SPRING TRIP, Sara Pennypacker (JUV FIC)
DAVID AND GOLIATH: UNDERDOGS, MISFITS, AND THE ART OF BATTLING GIANTS, Malcolm Gladwell (155.24 G543) • Uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty and the powerful and the dispossessed. ~Celine, Reference
THE DREAM THIEVES, Maggie Stiefvater (YA FIC)
ELEANOR AND PARK, Rainbow Rowell (YA FIC)
ERUPTION!: VOLCANOES AND THE SCIENCE OF SAVING LIVES, Elizabeth Rusch (363.3495 R951)
FANGIRL, Rainbow Rowell (YA FIC)
5TH WAVE, Richard Yancy (YA FIC)
THE HOBBIT, J.R.R. Tolkien (FAN, FIC, YA FAN, YA FIC)
HYPERBOLE AND A HALF, Allie Brosh (792.7028 B874)
JINX, Sage Blackwood (JUV FIC)
KING AND MAXWELL, David Baldacci (FIC) • I don’t always like his books, but this one is very fun to read. ~Debbie, Popular Materials
LACK OF THE IRISH, Ralph McInerny (MYS)
LISTENING FOR LUCCA, Suzanne LaFleur (JUV FIC)
MISQUOTING JESUS: THE STORY BEHIND WHO CHANGED THE BIBLE AND WHY, Bart D. Ehrman (225.48 E33)
MR. PENUMBRA’S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE, Robin Sloan
THE NAKED NOW, Richard Rohr (248.22 R739)
A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS: A MEMOIR BY LADY TRENT, Marie Brennan (FAN)
OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS, Malcolm Gladwell (302 G543o)
ROYAL RANGER, John Flanagan (JUV FIC)
SAINTS, Gene Luen Yang (YA GN)
SALT: A STORY OF FRIENDSHIP IN A TIME OF WAR, Helen Frost (JUV FIC)
THE SECRET, Rhonda Byrne (158.1 B995)
STAR ISLAND, Carl Hiaasen (FIC)
SURVIVOR IN DEATH, JD Robb (MYS)
A STUDY IN SHERLOCK: STORIES INSPIRED BY THE HOLMES CANON, ed. Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger (eBook)
TRUE BLUE SCOUTS OF SUGAR MAN SWAMP, Kathi Appelt (JUV FIC)
THE YEAR OF BILLY MILLER, Kevin Henkes (JUV FIC)
THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE: COMPLETE PROTECTION FROM THE LIVING DEAD, Max Brooks (818.602 B873)
Eating for health does not have to be boring!
Is one of your resolutions to eat healthier in 2014? Whether you want to lose a few pounds or just feel a need for more nutritious food, try something new and different from one of the titles in this month’s list. These cookbooks address many of the common health issues faced by Americans today, and promise to do so with varied and delicious recipes.
COOK THIS, NOT THAT! SKINNY COMFORT FOODS by David Zinczenko. Rodale, c2012. 641.5635 Z77csk
THE DROP 10 DIET COOKBOOK: MORE THAN 100 TASTY, EASY SUPERFOOD RECIPES THAT EFFORTLESSLY PEEL OFF POUNDS by Lucy S. Danziger. Ballantine Books, 2013. 641.5635 D199
THE EAT-CLEAN DIET VEGETARIAN COOKBOOK: LOSE WEIGHT, GET HEALTHY, ONE MOUTHWATERING MEAL AT A TIME! by Tosca Reno. R. Kennedy Pub., c2012. 641.5636 R418
EAT TO LIVE COOKBOOK: 200 DELICIOUS NUTRIENT-RICH RECIPES FOR FAST AND SUSTAINED WEIGHT LOSS, REVERSING DISEASE, AND LIFELONG HEALTH by Joel Fuhrman. HarperOne, 2013. 641.5635 F959ea
THE EVERYDAY DASH DIET COOKBOOK: OVER 150 FRESH AND DELICIOUS RECIPES TO SPEED WEIGHT LOSS, LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE, AND PREVENT DIABETES by Marla Heller. Grand Central Life & Style, 2013. 641.5631 H477
EVERYDAY RAW DETOX by Meredith Baird. Gibbs Smith, 2013. 641.5636 B163
FRESH & HEALTHY DASH DIET COOKING: DELICIOUS RECIPES FOR LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE, LOSING WEIGHT & FEELING GREAT by Andrea Lynn. Ulysses Press, c2012. 641.5631 L989
ISA DOES IT: AMAZINGLY EASY, WILDLY DELICIOUS VEGAN RECIPES FOR EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK by Isa Chandra Moskowitz. Little, Brown and Company, 2013. 641.5636 M911i
MEDITERRANEAN DIET COOKBOOK FOR DUMMIES by Meri Raffetto. John Wiley & Sons, c2012. 613.25 R137
MOOSEWOOD RESTAURANT FAVORITES: THE 250 MOST-REQUESTED, NATURALLY DELICIOUS RECIPES FROM ONE OF AMERICA’S BEST-LOVED RESTAURANTS. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013. 641.5636 M825fa
PRACTICAL PALEO: A CUSTOMIZED APPROACH TO HEALTH AND A WHOLE-FOODS LIFESTYLE by Diane Sanfilippo. Victory Belt Pub., 2012. 641.563 S224
PRIMAL CUISINE: COOKING FOR THE PALEO DIET by Halstead, Pauli. Healing Arts Press, c2013. 641.563 H196
VB6: EAT VEGAN BEFORE 6:00 TO LOSE WEIGHT AND RESTORE YOUR HEALTH… FOR GOOD: THE FLEXIBLE DIET YOU CAN REALLY STICK TO, WITH MORE THAN 60 EASY, DELICIOUS RECIPES by Mark Bittman. Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2013. 613.2622 B624
VEDGE: 100 PLATES LARGE AND SMALL THAT REDEFINE VEGETABLE COOKING by Rich Landau. The Experiment, 2013. 641.65 L253
WEIGHT WATCHERS NEW COMPLETE COOKBOOK. 4th ed. Wiley, c2012. 641.5635 W41ne4a
WEIGHTWATCHERS 50TH ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK: 280 DELICIOUS RECIPES FOR EVERY MEAL. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013. 641.5635 W41fi
WHEAT BELLY COOKBOOK: 150 RECIPES TO HELP YOU LOSE THE WHEAT, LOSE THE WEIGHT, AND FIND YOUR PATH BACK TO HEALTH by William Davis. Rodale, c2013. 641.563 D265
The Elkhart Public Library & Heart City Health Center Navigators have teamed up to provide you with information about the Health Insurance Marketplace. Navigators will be on hand to answer your questions.
- Main Library — Wednesday, February 5, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
- Dunlap Branch — Thursday, February 13, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
- Pierre Moran Branch — Tuesday, February 18, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
- Osolo Branch — Thursday, February 27, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Need an individual appointment* or help enrolling in Medicaid/Marketplace?
Call Heart City Health Center at 584-7362 OR Hablamos Español a 293-0052
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- Open enrollment: October 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014
- Coverage begins: January 1, 2014
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