Friday Finds 11/14

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The Junk Food Companion: The Complete Guide to Eating Badly by Eric Spitznagel

I actually picked this on up from the library book sale. It looks really interesting. It’s a satire on junk food: coffee, cola, cereal, cookies, candy, chocolate, fast food etc..

If I Get to Five: What Children Can Teach Us about Courage and Character by Fred Epstein, M.D., and Joshua Horwtiz

Also from the library book sale.

“If I get to five is an unforgettable journey inside the hearts, minds, and souls of the wisest children you will ever encounter.”

The Food Nanny Rescues Dinner by Liz Edmunds

Found out about this at 5 Minutes for Books.

Throw Out Fifty Things by Gail Blanke

Found out about from LibraryThing Early Reviewers List

Blanke will take the reader through each room in the house and help her figure out what to throw out that will help them move forward. She’ll show us how to find and throw out “toxic” possessions that remind us of failed relationships, bad jobs, etc, and she’ll help us figure out what to keep to help us find out who we really are.”

Look Before You Leap: A Premarital Guide for Couples by Sanrda L. Ceren

From the LibraryThing Early Reviewers List

“Originally published as a highly recommended professional text for premarital counselors, the research based quizzes, exercises, and case examples are now available for couples planning to marry. The materials can help you discover more about yourselves and your partner and determine readiness for marital challenges.”

Honeymoon in Tehran by Azadeh Moaveni

From the LibraryThing Early Reviewers List

“You’re an American reporter in Tehran in 2005 covering the rise of Ahmadinejad when the unexpected happens—you meet your soul-mate, fall in love, and become pregnant. So begins the incredible story of Time magazine correspondent and author of Lipstick Jihad, Azadeh Moaveni, as she faces the future she didn’t quite plan: hiding her pregnancy from the religious authorities until she can marry; navigating Byzantine wedding customs; giving birth in a country that often doesn’t allow men in the delivery room; and finding herself with a newborn in a country very far from home.”

The Secret Between Us by Barbara Delinsky

Found out about this from the Book Browse newsletter.

“Physician Deborah Monroe and her teenage daughter Grace are driving home one night in a raging rainstorm when their car hits a man who is on foot on the road. He subsequently dies, throwing Deborah and Grace into emotional turmoil. They share a secret concerning the accident, a lie that takes on a life of its own and threatens both their everyday lives and the special bond between them. And it refuses to go away, growing larger with each denial, jeopardizing ties Deborah has with her renegade sister and their father, a recent widower, and with the ex-husband whose role in their children’s lives is at stake. As details emerge about the accident victim – an aloof local teacher who wove his own web of secrecy – Deborah must find a way to reconcile her worst fears with the truth of that terrible night. “

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I've been a nonfiction lover for as long as I can remember. I love children's nonfiction as well and love to share my knowledge and the books I gained them from, with the world. I wish more people would give nonfiction a chance.