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Little, Brown US

The Beauty of Dirty Skin

Whitney Bowe
Authors:
Whitney Bowe

Internationally renowned dermatologist and research scientist Dr. Whitney Bowe presents, for the first time, the connection between a healthy gut and radiant, clear skin, with a 21-day program to maximize skin health and beauty.Every year, nearly 80 million Americans will consult their doctors about their skin. In fact, skin disorders beat out anxiety, depression, back pain, and diabetes as the number one reason Americans see their doctors. Unfortunately, however, the vast majority will receive only a surface-level treatment, leaving the underlying conditions at the root of their skin issues unresolved. Skin doesn't lie; it reflects overall health in unimaginable ways.In The Beauty of Dirty Skin, internationally renowned dermatologist and scientist Dr. Whitney Bowe shows readers that skin health is much more than skin deep. As a pioneering researcher on the cutting edge of the gut-brain-skin-axis, she explains how the spectrum of skin disorders -- from stubborn acne and rosacea to psoriasis, eczema, and premature wrinkling -- are manifestations of irregularities rooted in the gut. Lasers, scalpels, creams, and prescription pads alone will not guarantee the consistently healthy, glowing skin we all seek. Instead, Dr. Bowe focuses on the microbiome -- where trillions of microbes "speak" to your skin via the brain -- and highlights the connection between sleep, stress, diet, gastrointestinal health, and the health of your skin. With simple explanations of the science, do-it-yourself practical skincare strategies, and a life-changing 21-day program, The Beauty of Dirty Skin is your roadmap to great skin from the inside out and the outside in.

Abacus

Less

Andrew Sean Greer
Authors:
Andrew Sean Greer
PublicAffairs

The Art of Screen Time

Anya Kamenetz
Authors:
Anya Kamenetz
New Harbinger

Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens

Mary Karapetian Alvord, Anne McGrath
Authors:
Mary Karapetian Alvord, Anne McGrath

You aren't what you think! For teens with negative thinking habits, a licensed psychologist and a health journalist offers cognitive restructuring-a simple and effective cognitive behavioral approach to help you break free from the nine most common negative thinking habits that typically result in feeling sad, worried, angry, and stressed.This workbook offers a powerful technique called cognitive restructuring to help you reframe your thoughts, regulate your emotions, become a more flexible thinker, and stop letting your thoughts define who you are and how you feel. You'll learn to target the nine specific kinds of negative thinking habits that can cause you to worry or feel bad, such as the I can't habit, the doom and gloom habit, the all or nothing habit, the jumping to conclusions habit, and more!Each chapter will walk you through simple explanations of each kind of negative thought, and offers real-life examples-as well as the sorts of behaviors, emotions, and bodily sensations that might be expected. You'll also gain an understanding of unhelpful or unrealistic thoughts, how to challenge them, how to replace them with more realistic and helpful thoughts, and an action plan for moving forward.By recognizing these negative thinking habits, you'll feel more in control and less anxious and sad. Most importantly, you'll be able to see yourself and the world more clearly. Your thoughts don't have to define who you are and how you experience life. The transdiagnostic approach in this book will show you how to kick negative thinking habits to the curb for good!

Fleet

Saints for all Occasions

J. Courtney Sullivan
Authors:
J. Courtney Sullivan
Da Capo Press

Wolf Nation

Brenda Peterson
Authors:
Brenda Peterson
Seal Press

Yogalosophy for Inner Strength

Mandy Ingber
Authors:
Mandy Ingber
PublicAffairs

The Test

Anya Kamenetz
Authors:
Anya Kamenetz
PublicAffairs

Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen

Lisa J Shannon
Authors:
Lisa J Shannon

Driven by her family's devastating losses, Congolese expatriate Francisca Thelin embarks, with human rights activist Lisa J. Shannon, on a perilous journey back to her beloved homeland, now under the shadow of one of Africa's most feared militias,Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army. With gunmen camped at the edge of town, Francisca is forced to face a paralyzing clash between her life in America and her family's rapidly evaporating world,and the reality that their rush to her family's aid may backfire. Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen weaves Francisca's journey with stories of the family's harrowing encounters with gunmen and tales from their past to create a vivid, illuminating portrait of a place and its people. We hear of Mama Koko's early life as a gap-toothed beauty plotting to escape her inevitable fate of wife and motherhood of Papa Alexander's empire of wives, each of whom he married because she cooked and cleaned and made good coffee and of Francisca's idyllic childhood, when she ran barefoot through the family's coffee plantation gorging herself on mangoes and fish that were the size of small children." Offering compelling testimony to the strength of the human spirit and the beauty of human connection in the darkest of times, Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen also explores what it means and requires to truly make a difference in an unjust and often violent world.

Da Capo Lifelong Books

Getting Back Out There

Susan J. Elliott
Authors:
Susan J. Elliott
Back Bay

The First Rule of Swimming

Courtney Angela Brkic
Authors:
Courtney Angela Brkic

When free spirit Jadranka mysteriously disappears shortly after emigrating to America, her older sister Magdalena must leave their ancestral Croatian island home and follow her to New York City. Magdalena's search begins to unspool the dark history of their family, reaching back three generations to a country torn by war.This haunting and sure-footed first novel explores the legacy of betrayal and loss in a place where beauty is fused with hardship, and where individuals are forced to make wrenching choices as they are swept up in the tides of history.

Running Press Adult

Seventeen Ultimate Guide to College

Ann Shoket, Editors of Seventeen Magazine
Authors:
Ann Shoket, Editors of Seventeen Magazine

VOYA Perfect Tens 2014 YALSA 2015 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers: Non-FictionAfter the excitement of prom and high-school graduation festivities, young women begin to focus on the next big milestone starting college. Filled with tips and stories from real students, Seventeen Ultimate Guide to College reveals everything a girl needs to know to feel confident on campus and make the next years her best yet. It contains insider secrets she won't learn from her high school guidance counselor or a college information packet, including: How to bond with your roomie Navigating the college hookup scene Sneaky ways to avoid going broke in college Plus a bonus style section on what to wear at every type of school

Da Capo Lifelong Books

Letters from Motherless Daughters

Hope Edelman
Authors:
Hope Edelman

Letters from Motherless Daughters is a compilation of the letters Hope Edelman received in response to her ground-breaking New York Times -bestseller, Motherless Daughters . Reaffirming her precious link with motherless women across the country, Edelman presents these moving, honest, and often hopeful letters alongside her own insight to offer readers the opportunity to further learn from loss. The words of these brave women illustrate the profound pain, astounding strength, and undying perseverance of living through the loss of one's mother without ever outliving the need for her. Edelman has added a new introduction and new letters, tailoring this important book to a new generation.

Da Capo Lifelong Books

Motherless Daughters

Hope Edelman
Authors:
Hope Edelman

Ask any woman whose mother has died, and she will tell you that she is irrevocably altered, as deeply changed by her mother's death as she was by her mother's life. Although a mother's mortality is inevitable, no book had discussed the profound, lasting, and far-reaching effects of this loss- until Motherless Daughters , which became an instant classic. Twenty years later, it is still the book that women of all ages look to for comfort and understanding when their mothers die, and the book that they continue to press into each other's hands.Building on interviews with hundreds of mother-loss survivors, the author's personal story of losing her mother, recent research in grief and psychology, and with a new afterword exploring how the legacy of mother loss shifts with the passage of time, Motherless Daughters reveals the shared experiences and core identity issues of motherless women:Why the absence of a nurturing hand shapes a woman's identity throughout her lifespanHow present-day relationships are defined by past lossesHow a woman can resolve past conflicts and move toward acceptance and healingWhat grief really is: not a linear passage, but an ongoing cyclical journey

Virago

The Engagements

J. Courtney Sullivan
Authors:
J. Courtney Sullivan
Seal Press

Airbrushed Nation

Jennifer Nelson
Authors:
Jennifer Nelson

Glamour. Cosmo. SELF. Ladies' Home Journal. Vogue. In an industry that has been in a downward spiral for years, these magazines,and other women,focused magazines like them,have not only retained their readership, they've increased it. Every month, five million-plus women peel back the slick cover of their favourite magazine to thumb through pages filled with tidings and advice about fashion, beauty, sex, relationships, dieting, health, and lifestyle. But do women's magazines offer valuable information, or do they merely peddle fluff and fantasy,and in either case, do women take their messages to heart?In Airbrushed Nation, Jennifer Nelson,a longtime industry insider,exposes the naked truth behind the glossy pages of women's magazines, both good and bad. Nelson delves deep into the world of glossies, explaining the ways in which these magazines have been positive for women, highlighting the ways in which their agendas have been misguided, and asking the questions that have long gone unasked: What do women think and believe about the retouched photos, the ubiquitous sex advice, the constant offensive on aging, and the fantasy fashion spreads featuring unaffordable clothing and accessories? Do the unrealistic ads, images, and ideals that permeate glossies damage women's self-esteem . . . and is it intentional?

Nation Books

Uprising

John Nichols
Authors:
John Nichols

On February 11, 2011, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced he would strip collective bargaining rights from public employees and teachers. In response, people rose up in mass protest, and Wisconsin became a reference point for a renewal of labour militancy and radical politics. These protests elicited extensive national media coverage, and drew more attention from the general public than any American labour struggle in decades.John Nichols's Uprising traces the roots of this struggle,which has faced legislative disappointments, legal challenges, and dramatic electoral twists and turns,and in the process reveals how Scott Walker rose to national prominence and went on to become a frontrunner in the Republican race for the nomination in 2016. At a time when public services are under assault from corporate privatizers and billionaire political donors, the public repudiation of Walker's efforts (and the shadowy interests like the Koch Brothers behind them) has translated into a broader challenge to corporate America, Wall Street, the far Right, and its media echo chamber.

Seal Press

Click

Courtney E. Martin, J. Courtney Sullivan
Authors:
Courtney E. Martin, J. Courtney Sullivan

When did you know you were a feminist? Whether it happened at school, at work, while watching TV, or reading a book, many of us can point to a particular moment when we knew we were feminists. In Click, editors Courtney E. Martin and J. Courtney Sullivan bring us a range of women- including Jessica Valenti, Amy Richards, Shelby Knox, Winter Miller, and Jennifer Baumgardner- who share stories about how that moment took shape for them. Sometimes emotional, sometimes hilarious, this collection gives young women who already identify with the feminist movement the opportunity to be heard- and it welcomes into the fold those new to the still-developing story of feminism.

Discovering new literary talent

Blackfriars

Blackfriars aims to discover and nurture new talent (or talent that has been away for a while), run by Clare Smith of Little,Brown /Abacus.

Brenda Peterson

Brenda Peterson is the author of eighteen books, including the novel Duck and Cover, which was a New York Times "Notable Book of the Year," and I Want to Be Left Behind, selected by the Christian Science Monitor among the Top Ten Best Non-Fiction Books of 2010. Her most recent work, Your Life Is a Book, was a monthly Oprah book club selection. Peterson's work has appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, and she has contributed environmental commentary to Seattle NPR stations and on animal and environmental issues for The Huffington Post. She lives in Seattle on the shores of Salish Sea.