Adults

More Chic Fic

Savannah blues : a novel by Mary Kay Andrews — Antique “picker” “Weezie” Foley is still angry that ex-husband Talmadge got her painstakingly restored Savannah townhouse in the divorce. So finding the dead body of Talmadge’s new girlfriend casts suspicion on her.

Slave to fashion : a novel by Rebecca Campbell — Katie Castle has the perfect flat (her boyfriend’s place) and the perfect job working for a fashion designer (her boyfriend’s mother). But she can’t help wanting one last fling. If you liked Confessions Of A Shopaholic, try this one.

Talking to Addison by Jenny Colgan — When her bad luck with men and apartments runs true to form, Holly Livingstone talks one of her best friends into renting her a tiny room in his apartment. Once there, she becomes obsessed with another of the roommates, Addison, a reclusive but gorgeous computer geek.

Living Green

Stress Management

The complete idiot's guide to managing stress [electronic resource] by Jeff Davidson — A revised and updated edition to managing the number-one cause of chronic illness — stress.

Good stress, bad stress : an indispensable guide to identifying and managing your stress by Barry Lenson — Lenson’s book is based on the theory that a certain amount of stress is necessary in order for humans to reach their potential.

In control : no more snapping at your family, sulking at work, steaming in the grocery line, seething at meetings, stuffing your frustration by Redford Williams & Virginia Williams — The authors teach readers how to handle all types of stressful situations.

Lawnchair Adventures

Real Life Exploits.

In the land of white death : an epic story of survival in the Siberian Arctic by Valerian Albanov ; preface by Jon Krakauer ; introduction by David Roberts ; Alison Anderson, translator ; with additional material from William Barr's translation from the Russian — In 1912, 11 Russians tried to walk to survival when their ship froze in the Artic ice.

The darkest jungle : the true story of the Darién expedition and America's ill-fated race to connect the seas by Todd Balf — An account of the tortuous expedition in search of a place to build the Panama Canal.

Alone by Richard E. Byrd ; decorations by Richard E. Harrison — The tale of a winter spent alone in the Antarctic.

Carrying the fire : an astronaut's journeys by Michael Collins ; with a foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh — How it felt to be exploring space, told by an Apollo 11 pilot.

Humorists and Cartoonists

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