November 2018 New Releases

November Adult PicksAs we head towards the end of the year, things are beginning to slow down. There’s no better time to get cozy with a good book!
a1Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave by Joanna Gaines (out 11/6)
Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style.

a2Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty (out 11/6)
Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amidst all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these ten days might involve some real work. But none of them could imagine just how challenging the next ten days are going to be.

a3The Little Book of Goat Yoga: Poses & Wisdom to Inspire Your Practice by Lainey Morse (out 11/6)
Offering a wonderful “armchair goat yoga” experience, this guide, complete with adorable photos of the author’s goats, offers a gentle yoga sequence that can be done with or without furry, hooved friends.

a4Parenting Children With Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life With Emotionally Complex Kids by Deborah Vlock (out 11/8)
Written by a mother, expressly for other parents, this work supports parents as they help their kids manage life with mental illness. It offers insight into the various life “hurdles” every mom or dad must guide their children over—but which loom higher and more frightening when a child’s emotional disorder is thrown into the mix.

a5Becoming by Michelle Obama (out 11/13)
An intimate and uplifting memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life, from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago through her setbacks and achievements in the White House.

a6Fox 8 by George Saunders (out 11/13)
When a new shopping mall cuts off his food supply, an idealistic fox that taught himself to speak “Yuman” by hiding in the bushes outside a house and listening to children’s bedtime stories sets out on a quest to help save his pack.

a7Let Her Fly: A Father’s Journey by Ziauddin Yousafzai with Louise Carpenter (out 11/13)
The father of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai traces his journey from a disadvantaged youth in the Shangla mountains through his work as a progressive advocate, describing his return visit to his homeland six years after Malala’s attack.

a8The Other Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn (out 11/20)
Determined to wed a suitor whose intellect matches her own, independent Poppy Bridgerton is accidentally kidnapped by a privateer who must hide his true identity from her in spite of their growing passions.

a9Taking the Work Out of Networking: An Introvert’s Guide to Making Connections That Count by Karen Wickre (out 11/27)
A self-described introvert who served as a Google executive and the editorial director of Twitter describes how to make the most out of social media and avoid big professional mixers in order to get ahead in today’s job market.

Wreaths: With How-To Tutorials by Laura Dowling (out 11/30)
The chief floral designer at the Obama White House and author of Floral Diplomacy at the White House showcases her holiday wreath designs and provides readers with step-by-step instructions for how to make floral creations for any occasion.