New Titles Non-Fiction June 2015 (arrived in May 2015)

Art & Architecture

Alfred Maurer : at the vanguard of Modernism, Stacey B. Epstein. 759.13 MAU
This book, with more than 200 colour and black-and-white plates, illustrates Maurer’s invaluable contributions to the trajectory of American art history, while underscoring his role in shaping the development of modernism in America.
Antonio and Piero del Pollaiuolo : "silver and gold, painting and bronze…", Andrea Di Lorenzo. 759.5 POL
Art of Renaissance Venice : 1400-1600, Loren Partridge. 709.024 PAR
A comprehensive and richly illustrated survey of Venetian Renaissance architecture, sculpture, and painting created between 1400 and 1600.
Brick, William Hall. 721.044 BRI
Brick is a look at one of the world's most familiar and popular building materials. From the strange remains of the Ziggurat of Ur dating from 2100 BC, to formidable mills of the industrial revolution, the humble brick has been an architectural staple for centuries.
Come together : the rise of cooperative art and design, Francesco Spampinato. 709.05 SPA
Francesco assembles an international roster of forty of today's most exciting and influential collectives, from design studios like Project Projects and political performance artists The Yes Men to flash mob provocateurs Improv Everywhere and the multimedia artists Assume Vivid Astro Focus.
Dustin Yellin : heavy water., Dustin Yellin. 730 YEL
The first comprehensive survey of contemporary artist Dustin Yellin, showcasing his surreal glass sculptures with fantastic dystopian themes.
El Greco of Toledo : painter of the visible and the invisible, Fernando Marias. 759.6 GRE
The catalogue that accompanied the exhibition shown at the Museo de Santa Cruz in Toledo, Spain to mark the 400th anniversary of El Greco's death.
Giacometti : without end, Veronique Wiesinger. 709.494 GIA
Giacometti: Without End is published on the occasion of an exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong, organised in collaboration with the Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti.
Habsburg splendor : masterpieces from Vienna's imperial collections at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Monica Kurzel-Runtscheiner. 708.3 KUR
Keeping an eye open : essays on art, Julian Barnes. 709.04 BAR
Magic of lines : line illustration by global artists, Liu Zheng. 741.018 ZHE
Magic of Lines displays the line's rich diversification in forms, and its vehement and unique expressiveness in illustrated works. It includes elaborate introductions as well as interviews with 10 of the most talented illustrators specializing in linework from around the world.
Ming : 50 years that changed China, Craig Clunas. 709.51 MIN
Published to accompany a major exhibition at the British Museum.
Mixed media handbook : exploring materials and techniques, Kimberly Santiago. 702.81 SAN
Motherwood & creativity : the divided heart, Rachel Power. 700.85 POW
A collection of interviews with Australian artists, writers and actors juggling the competing demands of raising children and pursuing a career.
Napoleone Martinuzzi : Venini, 1925-1932, Marino Barovier. 748 MAR
Reviews Martinuzzi's entire production as a glass designer, consisting of about 600 works identified after lengthy and thorough research.
Out of time, out of place : public art (now), Claire Doherty. 709.05 OUT
Presents the artists who have been redefining the practice of public art over the past decade.
Painting paradise : the art of the garden, Vanessa Remington. 704.9436 REM
This book draws on the holdings of the Royal Collection to investigate how artists and craftsmen, working across a range of media, have reflected our love affair with the garden from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.
Past futures : science fiction, space travel, and postwar art of the Americas, Sarah J. Montross. 709.7 PAS
This book offers a sumptuously illustrated exploration of how artists from the United States and Latin America visualised the future.
Prefab green, Michelle Kaufmann. 728.37 KAU
Kaufmann shares her vision of creating thoughtful, sustainable design for everyone. Her firm blends sustainable home layouts, eco-friendly materials, and low-energy options to create a "prepackaged" green solution to home design.
Private houses of France : living with history, Christiane De Nicolay Mazery. 728.37 DE
A historical, cultural, and architectural journey through a dozen exquisite and refined French chateaux and residences.
Sargent : portraits of artists and friends, Richard Ormond. 759.2 SAR
The art of calendar design, Sandu Publishing. 741.68 ART
Filled with over 100 works that show how creative thinkers from around the world turn the day-to-day experience of using a calendar into one of excitement and artistic discovery.
The art of forgery : the minds, motives and methods of master forgers, Noah Charney. 702.87 CHA
Explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding the world's most famous forgeries - investigating the motivations of the artists and criminals who have faked great works of art, and in doing so conned the public and the art establishment alike.
The future of architecture in 100 buildings, Mark Kushner. 724.7 KUS
The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings captures the soaring confidence, the thoughtful intelligence, the futuristic wonder, and at times the sheer whimsy of the world's most inspired and future-looking buildings.
The Japanese house reinvented, Philip Jodidio. 728.0952 JOD
The spirit of Colin McCahon, Zoe Alderton. 759.993 MCC
An historical contextualisation of New Zealand's premier modern artist, clearly explaining his esoteric religious themes and symbols.
Total design : architecture and interiors of iconic modern houses, George H. Marcus. 728.37 MAR
Zhang Xiaogang : disquieting memories, Jonathan Fineberg. 759.951 ZHA
This book features all of the artist's iconic series major works as well as lesser-known drawings and never-before-published letters dating from the early 1980s between the artist and his friends.


BMW GS : the complete story, Phil West. 629.2275 BMW
Car brakes : a guide to upgrading, repair, and maintenance, Jon Lawes. 629.246 LAW
Caterpillar : modern earthmoving marvels, Frank Raczon. 629.225 CAT
Ferrari 308, 328 & 348 : the complete story, Robert Foskett. 629.2222 FER
Ford transit : fifty years, Peter Lee. 629.223 FOR
MGF and TF, David Knowles. 629.2222 MG
Triumph Dolomite : an enthusiast's guide, Matthew Vale. 629.2222 TRI
Works Triumphs in detail, Graham Robson. 629.228 TRI


A curious friendship : the story of a bluestocking and a bright young thing, Anna Thomasson. 823.912 OLI
A vivid and moving account of the remarkable relationship between the writer Edith Olivier and the young artist Rex Whistler.
A king in hiding : how a child refugee became a world chess champion, Fahim Mohammad. 794.1 MOH
Forced to flee his native Bangladesh, eight year-old chess prodigy Fahim arrived in Paris with his father. By a stroke of luck, Fahim was introduced to one of France's top chess coaches, Xavier Parmentier, who tutored him and gave him a sense of purpose, his struggles on the chessboard mirroring both his victories and his crushing defeats in his battle for a normal life.
A thousand days in Venice : an unexpected romance, Marlena de Blasi. 945.31 DE
De Blasi, a chef and food writer from St. Louis, begins a whirlwind romance with a man in Venice.
A wild life, Martin Hughes-Game. 791.45023 HUG
Martin's account of his adventures around the world, both as a presenter for the BBC and a producer of nature
Becoming Westerly : the transformation of surfing champion Peter Drouyn into Westerly Windina, Jamie Brisick. 797.32 DRO
The story of Peter Drouyn and his amazing journey from life as a heartthrob champion surfer to the woman he always believed he was meant to be: Westerly Windina.
Blair Inc. : the man behind the mask, Francis Beckett. 941.085 BLA
This book takes a close look at the complex financial structures in Blair's world. From the many layers of tax liability to the multiple conflicts of interest produced by his increasing web of relationships, this book exposes the private dealings of this very public figure.
Bloodhound : searching for my father, Ramona Koval. 940.5318 KOV
Ramona's parents were Holocaust survivors who fled their homeland and settled in Melbourne. As a child, Koval learned little about their lives. But she always suspected that the man who raised her was not her biological father. One day in the 1990s, long after her mother's death, she decides she must know the truth.
Booker T. : my rise to wrestling royalty, Booker T. Huffman. 796.812 HUF
Chronicles two turbulent decades with Booker T as he journeyed through World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment.
Born with teeth : a memoir, Kate Mulgrew. 791.45028 MUL
Mulgrew grew up with poetry and drama in her bones. She discusses the daughter she gave up for adoption; the challenging roles she has taken on both on and off screen; and the decisions she has made to live life to the fullest, on her own terms.
Call me Sasha : secret confessions of an Australian callgirl, Geena Leigh. 306.74 LEI
The account of one woman’s journey from sexual abuse through prostitution to eventual salvation. It is raw with honesty, compelling and even laugh-out-loud funny as Geena recounts the highs and lows of her fascinating life in the sex industry.
Charles Howard : an autobiography. 629.222 HOW
The adventures of Charles Howard in the arcane world of vintage and classic car dealership.
Cnut : England's Viking King 1016-35, M.K. Lawson. 942.01 CAN
Lawson brings to life the reality of a paradoxical king: his ruthlessness in the face of his enemies alongside his piety and law-giving nature. He also provides an insight into how a Danish king managed to accommodate himself to an English system of law and order that has resonated through history.
Daughter of the Territory, Jacqueline Hammar. 994.29 HAM
An epic story of love, adventure and survival in the wilds of the Northern Territory.
Drinking and tweeting : and other Brandi blunders, Brandi Glanville. 791.45028 GLA
The reality TV star's account of her ex-husband's philandering, the effects of their divorce and custody battle on their two young sons, and her rocky path to dating and newfound fame and confidence.
Edward II : the unconventional king, Kathryn Warner. 942.036 EDW
The dramatic life and mysterious death of the reviled Edward II, focusing on the vivid personality of the erratic and contradictory king, his unorthodox lifestyle and his passionate relationships with his male favourites, including Piers Gaveston.
Eichmann before Jerusalem : the unexamined life of a mass murderer, Bettina Stangneth. 943.086 EIC
Maps out the links between innumerable past Nazis - from ace Luftwaffe pilots to SS henchmen - both in exile and in Germany, and reconstructs in detail the postwar life of one of the Holocaust’s principal organisers.
Forged from Silver Dollar, Li Feng. 951 FEN
Li Feng grew up in Mao's communist China with her mother's motto burning in her ears success demands two things: unconditional sacrifice and absolute mental focus. Finally breaking free of her mother's overbearing clutches and fleeing to Sydney as an adult, Li struggled to make sense of her own lost childhood by piecing together her family's history.
From jailer to jailed : my journey from correction and police commissioner to inmate #84888-054, Bernard B. Kerik. 365.6 KER
In 2001, Bernard Kerik was the NYPD commissioner and a national hero for his leadership during the 9/11 recovery. In 2007, he was convicted on several counts of felony and sentenced to four years in prison.
Galloper Jack : the remarkable story of the man who rode a real war horse, Brough Scott. 941.082 SCO
This is Brough Scott's moving biography of his grandfather the author of the best-selling Warrior. 'Galloper' Jack Seely was at the heart of some of the most important events of the first part of the 20th century.
Girl in a band, Kim Gordon. 781.66 GOR
Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll.
Goebbels : a biography, Peter Longerich. 943.086 GOE
Longerich documents Goebbels' descent into anti-semitism and ideology and ascent through the ranks of the Nazi party, where he became an integral member of Hitler's inner circle and where he shaped a brutal campaign of Nazi propaganda.
Gone to ground : one woman's extraordinary account of survival in the heart of Nazi Germany, Marie Jalowicz Simon. 940.5318 SIM
The woman who survived the Holocaust inide Germany living alongside the Nazis as a 'U-boat Jew'.
Heart country, Kerry McGinnis. 307.72 MCG
Coming-of-age memoir about life in the outback.
In the all-night café, Stuart David. 781.66 BEL
Stuart David, co-founder of Belle & Sebastian, takes a trip down memory lane.
In the hands of strangers : a memoir, Beverly Wardle-Jackson. 362.73 WAR
The story of Beverly Wardle-Jackson's stolen childhood. Separated from her brothers and sisters and taken into Child Welfare care at the age of 12, Beverly spent five years as a New Zealand state ward - being beaten, locked up, and eventually admitted to Porirua Hospital in Wellington for psychiatric treatment.
Interesting : my autobiography, Steve Davis. 794.735 DAV
Davis was just a rookie from South London, learning how to play from an old book his snooker-obsessed father had given him, when an encounter with Barry Hearn changed his life forever.
Inventing Eleanor : the medieval and post-medieval image of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Michael R. Evans. 942.031 ELE
Examining the ideas, myths and legends surrounding Eleanor, Michael focuses on the historians and artists who have constructed an Eleanor very different from the 12th-century queen and sets out to discover how and why.
I've always kept a unicorn : the biography of Sandy Denny, Mick Houghton. 781.62 DEN
The story of Sandy Denny, one of the greatest British singers of her time and the first female singer-songwriter to produce a substantial and enduring body of original songs.
Life among the savages, Shirley Jackson. 813.54 JAC
In this witty and warm memoir of her family's life in rural Vermont, With a novelist's gift for character, an unfailing maternal instinct, and her signature humor, Jackson turns everyday family experiences into brilliant adventures.
Most secret agent of empire : Reginald Teague-Jones, master spy of the great game, Taline Ter Minassian. 327.12 TEA
A biography of the English master-spy whom Stalin feared, with good reason, who roamed Eurasia and chameleon-like, vanished, only to reappear in America, decades later, still practising espionage.
'Mr Big Healey' : the official biography of John Chatham, Norman Burr. 796.72 CHA
This authorised biography by Norman Burr details one of the best liked 'bad boys' in British motorsport, John Chatham… Driver, racer, repairer, rebuilder, tuner, trader and lover of Austin Healeys.
Mr Mojo : a biography of Jim Morrison, Dylan Jones. 781.66 MOR
Jones strips bare the skin-tight leather suit of Jim Morrison's Lizard King persona, and offers a frank and honest appraisal of a much beloved and often-romanticised counter-cultural icon.
My escape from Donington Hall, Gunther Pluschow. 940.472 PLU
This extraordinary story of quick wit, inventiveness and good fortune is of the only German to make a 'home run' in either world war. It was an escape from a PoW camp as daring and fraught with danger as any immortalised by Hollywood.
My grandfather would have shot me : a Black woman discovers her family's Nazi past, Jennifer Teege. 940.5318 TEE
The memoir of a German-Nigerian woman who learns that her grandfather was the brutal Nazi commandant depicted by Ralph Fiennes in Schindler's List, Amon Goeth.
My Paris dream : life, love and fashion in the great city by the Seine, Kate Betts. 944.36 BET
A charming and insightful memoir about coming of age as a fashion journalist in 1980s Paris.
Nice work if you can get it : notes from a musician's diary, Don Franks. 780.92 FRA
Tales from a NZ musician.
One way out : the inside history of the Allman Brothers Band, Alan Paul. 781.66 ALL
An oral history written with the Allman Brothers Band's participation, filled with original interviews and personal correspondence.
Open looks : my life in basketball, John Saker. 796.323 SAK
Saker tells of his lifetime love affair with one of the world's most popular sports, how it changed his life, and the head-spinning moments when this "minor" sport became the talk of New Zealand.
Our zoo, June Mottershead. 590.73 MOT
When George Mottershead moved to the village of Upton-by-Chester in 1930 to realise his dream of opening a zoo without bars, his four-year-old daughter June had no idea how extraordinary her life would become.
Seeds of fiction : Graham Greene's adventures in Haiti and Central America, 1954-1983, Bernard Diederich. 823.912 GRE
Examines Graham Greene travels through Haiti and Central America a part of his life story that has never been told. It includes previously unseen letters and photographs of him on his travels.
Stevie Nicks : visions, dreams & rumours, Zoe Howe. 781.66 NIC
This biography takes us on her journey from peripatetic Midwest childhood to her explosion onto the music scene as chiffon-swathed rock goddess, right up to present day.
The country wife, Anne Gorman. 994 GOR
Against a backdrop of historic change, from the Second World War to Vietnam to the sexual and political revolution in the 1960s and 1970s, a uncertain young girl becomes a women of substance.
The farm at Black Hills : farming alone in the hills of North Canterbury, Beverley Forrester. 636.301 FOR
An engaging woman-against-the-odds story about an entrepreneurial South Island sheep farmer.
The Imam's daughter, Hannah Shah. 305.486 SHA
Hannah lived the life of a Muslim but, for many years, her father abused her in the cellar of their home. At 16, she discovered a plan to send her to Pakistan for an arranged marriage, and she ran away.
The ingenious Mr. Pyke : inventor, fugitive, spy, Henry Hemming. 941.082 PYK
This is the extraordinary story of Geoffrey Pyke, an inventor, war reporter, escaped prisoner, campaigner, father, educator and all-around misunderstood genius.
The Lance Mackey story : how my obsession with dog mushing saved my life, Lance Mackey. 798.8 MCK
In these pages, Lance Mackey shares his passion for sled dogs and the story of a rocky road that led him to championship-level racing.
The madness of Alexander the Great : and the myth of military genius, Richard A. Gabriel. 938.07 ALE
Gabriel presents Alexander as a misfit within his own warrior society, attempting to overcompensate. Thoroughly insecure and unstable, he was given to episodes of uncontrollable rage and committed brutal atrocities that would today have him vilified as a monstrous psychopath.
The serpent rising : a journal of spiritual seduction, Mary Garden. 133.91 GAR
In 1973, Mary abandoned a promising academic career to spend 7 years in India at the feet of such gurus as Rajneesh, Sathya Sai Baba and Swami Balyogi Premvarni. This is her story of the heaven and hell she experienced as she fell under the spell of self-appointed 'god-men'.
The wild oats project : one woman's midlife quest for passion at any cost, Robin Rinaldi. 306.7 RIN
A memoir of one woman's year of an open marriage, during which she explored everything she'd ever wondered about sex but hadn't tried.
Tom Jones : the life, Sean Smith. 781.64 JON
Charts the Treforest-born performer’s journey from the green, green grass of home to a life of luxury and Las Vegas
True strength : my journey from Hercules to mere mortal and how nearly dying saved my life, Kevin Sorbo. 791.45028 SOR
The star of TV's "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" reflects on his childhood in Minnesota, his early acting career, his success playing the role of Hercules, and the health crisis at the height of his career that changed his life.
Universal man : the seven lives of John Maynard Keynes, Richard Davenport-Hines. 330.15 KEY
John Maynard Keynes is the man who saved Britain from financial crisis not once but twice over the course of two World Wars. Bouverie examines the man behind the fiscal theories.
What comes next and how to like it : a memoir, Abigail Thomas. 813.54 THO
A former book editor and memoirist’s account of the remarkable 35-year friendship that sustained her through the trials and tribulations of adult life.
Yasmeena's choice : a true story of war, rape, courage and survival, Jean Sasson. 956.7044 YAS
Yasmeena was a college educated, English-speaking flight attendant graced with an unusual amount of confidence and sophistication. When Yasmeena's flight out of Kuwait was delayed, it was because Saddam Hussein had just invaded Kuwait.

Books about books

Inspiration of book. 686 INS
A collection of over 150 of the most imaginative and innovative books ever made.

Business & Management

Collaboration strategy : how to get what you want from employees, suppliers and business partners, Felix Barber. 658.409 BAR
Argues that motivating people and companies is fundamental to business success.
Detecting and combating malicious email, Julie JCH Ryan. 658.45 RYA
This book describes the different types of malicious email, shows how to differentiate malicious email from benign email, and suggest protective strategies for personal and enterprise email environments.
Do the KIND thing : think boundlessly, work purposefully, live passionately, Daniel Lubetzky. 658.408 LUB
An inspiring handbook for success in business, life, and the all-important task of building a more compassionate world.
Emporium : selling the dream in colonial Australia, Edwin Barnard. 659.1 BAR
A lively picture of the retail landscape of Australia in the 19th century - from hawkers to mail order purchases, tempting catalogues to advertisements that played into our great-great grandparents’ anxieties - namely balding and remaining virile!
Everything is negotiable : how to get the best deal every time, Gavin Kennedy. 658.405 KEN
Growth hacker marketing : a primer on the future of PR, marketing and advertising, Ryan Holiday. 658.872 HOL
Humanizing big data : marketing at the meeting of data, social science and consumer insight, Colin Strong. 658.834 STR
Identifying and managing project risk : essential tools for failure-proofing your project, Tom Kendrick. 658.404 KEN
In search of excellence : lessons from America's best-run companies, Thomas J. Peters. 658.4 PET
Key performance indicators : developing, implementing, and using winning KPIs, David Parmenter. 658.401 PAR
Key performance indicators for dummies, Bernard Marr. 658.314 MAR
Leading with cultural intelligence : the real secret to success, David Livermore. 658.409 LIV
This book details a four-step model for becoming adept at managing across cultures: drive boost your motivation for and confidence in interacting with other cultures; knowledge understand the relevance of differences in religion, values, norms, and languages.
Making sense of change management : a complete guide to the models, tools and techniques of organisational change, Esther Cameron. 658.406 CAM
Managing people, Philip L. Hunsaker. 658.302 HUN
The visual guide that gives you all the know-how you need to be a more effective manager.
Records management, Judith Read. 651.5 REA
The impact of financial information on a small business in New Zealand : organising and managing a small business in New Zealand, Rab Nawaz. 658.159 NAW
The modern rules of business etiquette, Donna Gerson. 395.5 GER
The real-life MBA : the no-nonsense guide to winning the game, building a team, and growing your career, Jack Welch. 650.1 WEL
The test book : 64 tools to lead you to success, Mikael Krogerus. 650.1 KRO
A vital tool for anyone looking to gauge their abilities and improve their scores.
Work rules! : insights from inside Google that will transform how you live and lead, Laszlo Bock. 658.409 BOC
An inquiry into the philosophy of work and a blueprint for attracting the most spectacular talent to your business and ensuring the best and brightest succeed.


75 years of Marvel : from the golden age to the silver screen, Roy Thomas. 741.5 MAR
Design funny : a graphic designer's guide to humor, Heather Bradley. 741.6 BRA
An entertaining yet practical guide to the lighter side of the design profession.

Civil Rights

Black prophetic fire, Cornel West. 323 WES
An unflinching look at nineteenth and twentieth century African-American leaders and their visionary legacies.
Do-it-yourself democracy : the rise of the public engagement industry, Caroline W. Lee. 323.04 LEE
A provocative look at the promise and frustrating reality of participation and deliberation in America today.


3D printing, Christopher Barnatt. 621.98 BAR
The book provides an extensive overview of all 3D printing technologies, together with a detailed analysis of the 3D printing industry, and broader predictions for future digital manufacturing.
Alibaba's world : how a remarkable Chinese company is changing the face of global business, Porter Erisman. 381.14 ERI
Big weed : an entrepreneur's high-stakes adventures in the budding legal marijuana business, Christian Hageseth. 381.4137 HAG


Adaptive code via C# : Agile coding with design patterns and solid principles, Gary McLean Hall. 005.11 HAL
Adventures in Raspberry Pi, Carrie Anne Philbin. 005.1 PHI
Android application development for dummies, Michael Burton. 005.27 BUR
This is your go-to guide to digging into the development process. You'll discover how to make a good app great and how to design an app interface users will love. Once you master the basics, the sky's the limit!
Beginning Java programming : the object-oriented approach, Bart Baesens. 005.133 JAV
A comprehensive Java guide, with samples, exercises, case studies, and step-by-step instruction.
Beginning JavaScript, Jeremy McPeak. 005.133 JAV
Beginning software engineering, Rod Stephens. 005.1 STE
Bulletproof Android : practical advice for building secure apps, Godfrey Nolan. 005.1 NOL
Data and Goliath : the hidden battles to collect your data and control your world, Bruce Schneier. 005.8 SCH
Effective modern C++, Scott Meyers. 005.133 C
HTML5 & CSS3 for the real world, Alexis Goldstein. 005.754 GOL
Presents information on using HTML and CSS to create Web pages, covering such topics as HTML5 forms, audio and video, embedded fonts, gradients, transitions, and offline Web apps.
Interesting online applications for seniors : get acquainted with thirteen free Internet applications, Yvette Huijsman. 004.67 INT
Describes internet applications and web sites of interest to seniors, including Google Maps, Skype, eBay, Facebook, Windows Live Hotmail, and YouTube.
iOS 8 programming fundamentals with Swift : Swift, Xcode, and Cocoa basics, Matt Neuburg. 004.165 NEU
Move into iOS development by getting a firm grasp of its fundamentals, including the Xcode IDE, the Cocoa Touch framework, and Swift, Apple's new programming language.
iPhone for seniors, Marty Matthews. 621.38456 MAT
Microsoft Office online, Marty Matthews. 005.36 MIC
This practical, detailed guide shows how to create, store, and share documents in the cloud with Microsoft's free renamed and rebranded cloud services, OneDrive and Office Online.
Migrating to Swift from Web development : make the leap from front-end web development to iOS development with Swift, Sean Liao. 005.26 LIA
Office for iPad and Mac for dummies, Peter Weverka. 005.36 MIC
Photoshop elements 13, Richard Wentk. 006.68 WEN
Ruby cookbook, Lucas Carlson. 005.133 RUB
Updated to include Ruby 1.9 and 2.0, the second edition of Ruby Cookbook highlights the increasingly popular Ruby programming language.
Sams teach yourself Swift in 24 hours, BJ Miller. 005.26 MIL
Helps you build next-generation OS X and iOS apps with Apple's new Swift programming
The Internet is not the answer, Andrew Keen. 303.483 KEE
A look at what the internet is doing to our lives.
The Internet of things : how smart TVs, smart cars, smart homes, and smart cities are changing the world, Michael Miller. 004 MIL
The practitioner's guide to user experience design, Luke Miller. 004.019 MIL
Miller breaks down the essence of what it takes to meet a customer's needs and shows you how to apply these principles while working in tech.
The Ruby way, Hal Fulton. 005.133 RUB
Web animation using JavaScript, Julian Shapiro. 005.133 JAV
Web development with jQuery, Richard York. 005.133 JAV
XAML unleashed, Adam Nathan. 006.74 NAT
YouTube channels for dummies, Rob Ciampa. 006.7 CIA
Shows you how to create content, establish a channel, build an audience, and successfully monetize video content online.

Crafts & Collecting

318 patchwork patterns : original patchwork & applique designs, Kumiko Fujita. 746.46 FUJ
60 quick luxury knits : easy, elegant projects for every day in the Venezia collection from Cascade Yarns. 746.432 SIX
Arts & crafts furniture projects, Gregory Paolini. 684.104 PAO
Featuring nine projects of varying difficulty, this title is suitable for the beginning as well as the seasoned woodworker. It intends to build the readers' skills whilst outfitting their homes with a suite of furniture.
Arts and crafts embroidery, Laura Euler. 746.44 EUL
The book takes a close look at the Arts and Crafts Movement, its influences and its influenceing - what influenced it, and what it influenced.
Beautiful burlap : cute accessories to create & stitch, Alice Fisher. 746.4 FIS
Bend, cut and fold it into wreaths, placements, gift bags, loads of cute accessories give your home, office, car or wardrobe the perfect rustic appeal with beautiful burlap.
Build it with Dad, A.J. Hamler. 684.08 HAM
22 woodworking projects that kids of all ages will love, and can do with Dad.
Burlap boutique : charming accent wreaths & home décor, Katie Carter. 746.14 CAR
Learn how to sew, stencil, embellish and manipulate burlap to create eco-friendly and affordable home decor items and gifts.
Cartier royal : high jewelry and precious objects, François Chaille. 739.27 CAR
Charles James : designer in detail, Timothy A. Long. 746.92 JAM
Charles James was one of the most celebrated and sought-after couturiers of his day, and won ecstatic praise for his highly innovative designs.
Collecting world coins : standard catalog of circulating coinage : 1901-present, George S. Cuhaj. 737.4 COL
Constantinople quilts : 8 stunning appliqué projects inspired by Turkish Iznik tiles, Tamsin Harvey. 746.46 HAR
Contemporary scrimshaw, Eva Halat. 736.6 HAL
Creative pin loom squares, Florencia Campos Correa. 746.14 CAM
Portable, easy and fun, pin loom squares can be woven in minutes and require only a handful of materials.
Creative soldered jewelry & accessories : 20+ earrings, necklaces, bracelets & more, Lisa Bluhm. 739.27 BLU
Through the basics section crafters will easily master the fundamentals of using either a soldering torch or iron, and make such gorgeous items as fashionable earrings, playful tiaras, unique frames, and pretty boudoir bottles.
Crochet lace : techniques, patterns, and projects, Pauline Turner. 746.434 TUR
Curls : versatile, wearable wraps to knit at any gauge, Hunter Hammersen. 746.432 HAM
Fourteen knitting patterns for shawls, cowls, and scarves to drape around the neck and shoulders.
Dear Quilty : 12 easy patchwork quilts & quilting advice, Mary Fons. 746.46 FON
Designing and building model railway baseboards, Ron Pybus. 625.19 PYB
Embroidery : 20 projects for friends to make, Claire Culley. 746.44 CUL
Embroidery designs for fashion and furnishings : from the Victoria and Albert Museum, Moira Thunder. 746.44 THU
Entrelac. 2 : new techniques for interlace knitting, Rosemary Drysdale. 746.432 DRY
Advanced beginners and intermediates can try their hand at everything from cables, lace, and relief stitches to circles, triangles, and never-before-seen interpretations, along with 25 patterns for beautiful garments, fashion accessories, baby gifts, and home decor projects.
Foolproof wood finishing : for those who love to build and hate to finish, Teri Masaschi. 684.084 MAS
It shows how to choose, use and apply the perfect finish. It helps you learn step-by-step as you work your way through 51 proven and easy-to-follow finishing exercises.
Guerilla furniture design : how to build lean, modern furniture with salvaged materials, Will Holman. 684.104 HOL
Features 35 simple, inexpensive projects that you can make from salvaged and upcycled materials cardboard, metal, plastic, and wood.
Handmade for baby : 25 keepsakes to create with love, Charlotte Rivers. 745.5 RIV
How to make a onesie : the complete guide to making your own onesie, Janelle Fischer. 646.406 FIS
Instacraft : fun & simple projects for adorable gifts, decor, and more, Alison Caporimo. 745.5 CAP
This book uses everday items to create quick gifts and decor, inlcluding a clip-on photograph collage, brick bookends, and a time capsule terrarium.
Mosaic garden projects : add colour to your garden with tables, fountains, birdbaths, and more, Mark Brody. 738.5 BRO
No-sew knits : 20 flattering, finish-free garments, Kristen TenDyke. 746.432 TEN
TenDyke will teach you how to knit the perfect sweater - no assembly required.
Paper only : The Papered Parlour, Claire Heafford. 745.54 HEA
From artists and designers to writers and craft practitioners, the journey of creativity always begins with a blank sheet. Print, cut, sketch and fold your way through the fundamentals of art and design as you push paper to its limits.
Playful : fun projects to make with + for kids, Merrilee Liddiard. 745.5 LID
An enchanting collection of 26 modern projects for adults to make with and for kids preschool age and up guaranteed to inspire many happy, colourful hours of making and make-believe.
Popular woodworking's arts & crafts furniture projects, Glen D. Hue. 684.104 HUE
Rebecca Ringquist's embroidery workshops : a bend-the-rules primer, Rebecca Ringquist. 746.44 RIN
Restoring, tuning & using classic woodworking tools, Michael Dunbar. 684.082 DUN
Rustic modern knits : 23 sophisticated designs, Yumiko Alexander. 746.432 ALE
Scandinavian designers at work, Jessy van Durme. 745.2 DUR
Scandinavian Designers at Work aims to capture the atmosphere of the interiors, products, people and landscapes of the area.
Scraps : stylish stash fabric crafts to stitch, Vera Vandenbosch. 646.2 VAN
Contains 30+ projects for making jewellery, gifts, home goods and fashion accessories.
Sew dolled up : make felt dolls and their fun, fashionable wardrobes with fabric scraps and easy hand sewing, Boutique Sha. 746.0463 SHA
Sewing to sell : the beginner's guide to starting a craft business, Virginia Lindsay. 646.2 LIN
She wears the pants : easy sew-it-yourself fashion with an edgy urban style, Yuko Takada. 646.436 TAK
A sophisticated collection of sewing patterns and instructions for twenty different pieces including versatile tops (dress them up or down), timeless jackets, straight-lined dresses, various length pants (from culottes to full-length trousers), and more.
Silk scarf printing & dyeing : step-by-step techniques for 50 silk scarves, Melanie Brummer. 667.3 BRU
Snail mail, Michelle Mackintosh. 745.594 MCK
Michelle shows you how to improve your handwriting, make your own paper, personalise stickers and stamps, or make beautiful DIY invitations.
Stitch love : sweet creatures big & small, Mollie Johanson. 746.44 JOH
Featuring beginner-friendly embroidery patterns it presents a variety of irresistibly cute critters pets, farm animals, dinosaurs, even mythical favourites like Pegasus.
Taunton's complete illustrated guide to jigs & fixtures, Sandor Nagyszalanczy. 621.99 NAG
Taunton's complete illustrated guide to sharpening, Thomas Lie-Nielsen. 621.9 LIE
Comprehensive instruction for sharpening tools.
Taunton's complete illustrated guide to using woodworking tools, Lonnie Bird. 684.08 BIR
The best of Jane Austen knits : 27 regency-inspired designs, Amy Clarke Moore. 746.432 BES
The crafter's guide to patterns : create and use your own patterns for gift wrap, stationery, tiles, and more, Jessica Swift. 745.4 SWI
The great British sewing bee : sew your own wardrobe, Tessa Evelegh. 646.407 EVE
A practical book brimming with projects, including a core of wardrobe essentials including a pencil skirt, easy T-shirt top and a wrap dress. Menswear and retro garments are also included, as well as a fun selection of designs for babies and small children.
The jewelry recipe book : transforming ordinary materials into stylish and distinctive earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and pins, Nancy Soriano. 745.594 SOR
The paper-pieced home : quilting a household one block at a time, Penny Layman. 746.46 LAY
The secrets of sewing lingerie, Katherine Sheers. 646.42 SHE
Thea Porter, Laura MacLaws Helms. 746.92 POR
Thea Porter came to epitomize bohemian chic in 1970s London, developing a unique aesthetic that drew on an eclectic mix of luxurious fabrics, signature dresses and Soho laissez-faire. Born in Jerusalem, she began working as an interior designer before setting up shop on London's Greek Street.
Wanderlust : 46 modern knits for bohemian style, Tanis Gray. 746.432 GRA
Discover a wide range of knitting projects, including knit cowls, scarves, shawls, hats, mittens, and sweaters. Ideal for knitted gifts, the projects range from easy garter stitch and stockinette to pretty lace patterns, chunky cables, simple colourwork, and more.
Weaving made easy : 17 projects using a rigid-heddle loom, Liz Gipson. 746.14 GIP

Crime & Espionage

April : a mother and father's heart-breaking story of the daughter they loved and lost, Paul Jones. 364.1523 JON
This is the heartbreaking story of the abduction and murder of five-year-old April Jones, which sparked the biggest police search in UK history.
Dreamland : the true tale of America's opiate epidemic, Sam Quinones. 362.293 QUI
Over the past 15 years, enterprising sugar cane farmers in a small county on the west coast of Mexico created a unique distribution system that brought black tar heroin - the cheapest, most addictive form of the opiate, 2 to 3 times purer than its white powder cousin - to the veins of people across the United States.
Empire of deception : the incredible story of a master swindler who seduced a city and captivated the nation, Dean Jobb. 364.163 KOR
For the love of Nadia, Sarah Taylor. 364.154 TAY
When Sarah Taylor suspected that her four-year-old daughter, Nadia, had been kidnapped by Fawzi, her abusive ex-husband, Sarah's whole world was turned upside down.
Ghettoside : investigating a homicide epidemic, Jill Leovy. 364.1523 LEO
Why would you kill your neighbour? Based on the best part of a decade embedded with the homicide units of the LAPD, this work of reportage takes us onto the streets, inside the homes and into the lives of a community wracked by a homicide epidemic.
Hope : a memoir of survival in Cleveland, Amanda Berry. 362.88 BER
Two victims of an infamous Cleveland kidnapper share the story of their abductions, their decade in captivity and their dramatic escape.
Locked down, locked out : why prison doesn't work and how we can do better, Maya Schenwar. 364.6 SCH
Reeva : a mother's story, June Steenkamp. 364.1525 STE
On Valentine's Day 2013, Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, shooting her multiple times while she cowered behind the locked door of their bathroom. This is her mother's story.
Smoke : how a small-town girl accidentally wound up smuggling 7,000 pounds of marijuana with the pot princess of Beverly Hills, Meili Cady. 363.45 CAD
The job : true tales from the life of a New York City cop, Steve Osborne. 363.2 OSB
The lost girls : the true story of the Cleveland abductions and the incredible rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus, John Glatt. 364.154 GLA
You can't have my daughter : a true story of a mother's fight to save her daughter from Oxford's sex traffickers, Elizabeth McDonnell. 364.1534 MCD
Gideon's spies : the secret history of the Mossad, Gordon Thomas. 327.12 THO


Smart wedding : the wedding of your dreams that won't break the bank, Aleisha McCormack. 392.5 MCC


Beat the crowd : how you can out-invest the herd by thinking differently, Ken Fisher. 332.6 FIS
The real contrarian's guide to investing, with comprehensive explanations of how a true contrarian investor thinks and acts and why it works more often than not.
Can financial markets be controlled?, Howard Davies. 332 DAV
The global financial crisis overturned decades of received wisdomon how financial markets work, and how best to keep them in check. Since then a wave of reform and re-regulation has crashed over banks and markets.
Collision course : endless growth on a finite planet, Kerryn Higgs. 330.9 HIG
Higgs examines how society's commitment to growth has marginalised scientific findings on the limits of growth, casting them as bogus predictions of imminent doom.
Confronting capitalism : real solutions for a troubled economic system, Philip Kotler. 330.12 KOT
Explains 14 major problems undermining capitalism, including persistent poverty, job creation in the face of automation, high debt burdens, the disproportionate influence of the wealthy on public policy, steep environmental costs, boom-bust economic cycles, and more.
Psychology and capitalism : the manipulation of mind, Ron Roberts. 330.12 ROB
A critical and accessible account of the ideological and material role of psychology in supporting capitalist enterprise and holding individuals entirely responsible for their fate through the promotion of individualism.
Ruth, Roger and me : debts and legacies, Andrew Dean. 330.993 DEA
Andrew Dean explores the lives of the generation of young people brought up in the shadow of the economic reforms of the 1980s and 1990s, those whom he calls 'the children of the Mother of All Budgets'.
Smart is the new rich : if you can't afford it, put it down, Christine Romans. 332.024 ROM
A practical way to think about money today.
The ABC's of property management : what you need to know to maximize your money now, Ken McElroy. 333.33 MCE
The globalization of inequality, Francois Bourguignon. 330.9 BOU
Bourguignon examines the complex and paradoxical links between a vibrant world economy that has raised the living standard of over half a billion people in emerging nations such as China, India, and Brazil, and the exponentially increasing inequality within countries.
The millionaire mystique : how working women become wealthy and how you can, too!, Jude Miller Burke. 332.024 BUR
The one-page financial plan : a simple way to be smart about your money, Carl Richards. 332.024 RIC
Removes the complexity from investing by encouraging readers to identify deeply personal goals and to use a series of simple, focused steps to help set up and attain a workable, meaningful financial plan.
The struggle for sovereignty : New Zealand and twenty-first century statehood, Margaret Wilson. 330.12 WIL


Art is fundamental : teaching the elements and principles of art in elementary school, Eileen S. Prince. 372.5 PRI
College disrupted : the great unbundling of higher education, Ryan Craig. 378 CRA
Details the changes that American higher education will undergo, including the transformation from packaged courses and degrees to truly unbundled course offerings, along with those that it will not.
Creating courses for adults : design for learning, Ralf St. Clair. 374.1 ST
Provides a systematic approach to lesson and course design based on research into the ways adults learn and the best ways to reach them, along with pointers and tips for teaching adults in any setting.
How I shed my skin : unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood, Jim Grimsley. 379.2 GRI
In 1966 Grimsley entered the 6th grade in the same public school he had attended for the five previous years in his small eastern North Carolina hometown. But he knew that the first day of this school year was going to be different: for the first time he'd be in a classroom with black children.
Key competencies for the future, Rosemary Hipkins. 370.11 HIP
The authors employ creative zeal and the collective wisdom of more than a decade of research on the subject as they dig deep into what the key competencies mean and their purpose within the New Zealand Curriculum.
Postgraduate study in Aotearoa New Zealand : surviving and succeeding, Christopher McMaster. 378.15 POS
The stones weep : teaching the Holocaust through a survivor's art, Miriam M. Brysk. 940.5318 BRY
Auniquely engaging and effective holocaust education book that combines multiple aspects of a survivor's art emotional, expressionistic digital creations with teacher-created and tested lesson plans.
This rich & wondrous earth : a memoir, Linda Moran Burklin. 371.07 THI
A memoir of the years the author spent at Sakeji School, a missionary boarding school in Zambia, during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
What's math got to do with it? : how parents and teachers can help children learn to love their least favourite subject, Jo Boaler. 510 BOA
The author explores the reasons why so many students hate math; and examines various ways to correct it including teaching methods and classroom approaches to the subject.
Malamalama i le NCEA : o se ta‘iala pu‘upu‘u ma le aogā mo fanau i aoga maualuluga ma o latou matua, Irena Madja. 899.462 MAD


Conquering the electron : the geniuses, visionaries, egomaniacs, and scoundrels who built our electronic age, Derek Cheung. 621.381 CHE
Offers readers a history of the world of electronics, beginning with the discoveries of static electricity and magnetism and ending with the creation of the smartphone and the iPad.
Practical electronics : components and techniques, John M. Hughes. 621.381 HUG


Bridges : their engineering and planning, George C. Lee. 624.2 LEE
Collecting insulators in New Zealand : a guide for beginners, John Tasker. 621.3193 TAS
Portable engines, Trevor Gregory. 621.15 GRE
Sometimes seen as the Cinderella of the steam world, these underrated machines did an enormous amount of work before finally giving way to the internal combustion engine.
The engineering book : from the catapult to the Curiosity Rover : 250 milestones in the history of engineering, Marshall Brain. 620 BRA


Climate change and the coast : building resilient communities, Bruce Glavovic. 627.58 CLI
Minding the earth, mending the world, Susan Murphy. 333.7 MUR
We all know our earth is in trouble. Is it beyond repair? Are we stuck with a global disaster we cannot hope to address? No, says Susan Murphy.
The climate casino : risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world, William Nordhaus. 363.7387 NOR
Nordhaus describes the science, economics, and politics involved, and the steps necessary to reduce the perils of global warming.
The wastewater gardener : preserving the planet one flush at a time!, Mark Nelson. 628.168 NEL
Mark Nelson, PhD, takes us on a global expedition to learn how we are wasting the world's dwindling supplies of fresh water by flushing away a very valuable resource, our own human wastes!
Vanishing nature : facing New Zealand's biodiversity crisis, Marie A Brown. 333.95 BRO
Your water footprint : the shocking facts about how much water we use to make everyday products, Stephen Leahy. 333.911 LEA


Flax and the flax industry in the South, Lloyd Esler. 633.52 ESL
Southland's linen flax production began in 1941 when fields of linen flax were planted for processing plants at Otautau, Gore, Winton, Woodlands and Tapanui.
Growing hybrid hazelnuts : the new resilient crop for a changing climate, Philip Rutter. 634.5 RUT
The farm to market handbook : how to create a profitable business from your small farm, Janet Hurst. 630 HUR
The nourishing homestead : one back-to-the land family's plan for cultivating soil, skills, and spirit, Ben Hewitt. 630 HEW


200 home-made treatments for natural beauty, Shannon Buck. 646.726 BUC
Alexander McQueen, Richard Benson. 746.92 MCQ
This publication on Alexander McQueen invites you into the creative mind and world of one of Britain's most brilliant, daring and provocative designers, and the many themes and references that shaped his visionary fashion collections.
Behind the brooch : a closer look at backs, catches, and pin stems, Lorena Angulo. 391.7 ANG
The focus of this book is on the side of the brooch that usually isn't noticed: the reverse.
Fashion on the ration : style in the Second World War, Julie Summers. 391 SUM
Fashioning fat : inside plus-size modeling, Amanda M. Czerniawski. 746.92 CZE
Sociology professor Czerniawski goes undercover as a plus-size model in this exposé to find out the truth: is it empowering or exploitative to strut one’s size - 14 (and up) self in front of the fashion industry’s cameras?
Fashioning the body : an intimate history of the silhouette, Denis Bruna. 391.42 FAS
Jeremy Scott, Jeremy Scott. 746.92 SCO
Scott is an American designer. Creative, original, and iconic, Scott is the voice of his generation, his work a colourful marriage of the ubiquity of cultural reference with the refinement of high fashion.
Killer heels : the art of the high-heeled shoe, Lisa Small. 391.41 KIL
Maker & muse : women and early twentieth century art jewelry, Elyse Zorn Karlin. 739.27 MAK
Memos : the Vogue years, 1962-1971, Diana Vreeland. 746.92 VRE
An unprecedented insight into the legendary fashion editor Diana Vreeland's time at the helm of Vogue, detailing her visionary leadership and exacting style through an illustrated collection of letters and memos and recollections from her colleague.
Miles of M.A.C : the collaborative art of M.A.C Cosmetics and Miles Aldrige. 646.72 ALD
This book celebrates M.A.C with over 200 colour photographs and gives readers the opportunity to delve into the colourful and surreal world that makes M.A.C one of the most highly sought-after cosmetics brands in the world.
Natural & organic beauty recipes, Evelyn R. Scott. 646.72 SCO
Nautical chic, Amber Jane Butchart. 746.92 BUT
Butchart traces the relationship between maritime dress and the fashionable wardrobe, uncovering stories, tracking the trends, and tracing the evolution of the style back to its roots in our seafaring past.
Sex and unisex : fashion, feminism, and the sexual revolution, Jo B. Paoletti. 391 PAO
Tartan : romancing the plaid, Jeffrey Banks. 391 BAN
The art of growing a beard, Marvin Grosswirth. 646.724 GRO
Experienced counsel on selecting, growing, and caring for beards includes shaving techniques - accompanied by advice for getting through the awkward growing-in phase with dignity - and tips on everything from grooming to eating and kissing.
The bare essentials : a passion for lingerie, Tracy Martin. 391.423 MAR
This invaluable guide pays homage to the silk, satin and lace (or sometimes the Lycra and PVC) that has evolved to become the 'bare essentials' of every woman's wardrobe

Film, Television & Theatre

American dance : the complete illustrated history, Margaret Fuhrer. 792.8 FUH
A lavishly illustrated history of American dance; covers more than four centuries, from Native American ceremonial dances to the early 21st century.
Broadcast hysteria : Orson Welles's War of the worlds and the art of fake news, A. Brad Schwartz. 791.447 SCH
The never-before-told story of the War of the Worlds radio drama and its true aftermath.
No further action : the darkest year of my life, Jim Davidson. 792.7 DAV
On 2 January 2013, just a day before Jim Davidson was due to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house, he found himself behind far more serious locked doors when he was arrested by the Yewtree detectives over alleged sex offences.
The Clint Eastwood westerns, James L. Neibaur. 791.43028 EAS
The sound of music story : how a beguiling young novice, a handsome Austrian captain, and ten singing Von Trapp children inspired the most beloved film of all time, Tom Santopietro. 791.437 SAN
Why acting matters, David Thomson. 792.028 THO


First World War folk tales, Helen Watts. 398.27 WAT
Larrikins, bush tales & other great australian stories, Graham Seal. 398.20994 SEA
The seasons : a celebration of the English year, Nick Groom. 398.23 GRO
Werewolves : a hunter's guide, Graeme Davis. 398.45 DAV
Revealing the huge variety of werewolf types, including viral, shamanic, and sorcerous, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses, this book explains the methods to capture or kill each variety.

Food & Wine

Bake me home : delicious everyday occasions, Alice Arndell. 641.815 ARN
Treats to share to show you care. From the work shout and the school morning tea, to welcoming new neighbours or impressing family and friends with a delicious afternoon tea, baking is a great way to show you care.
Breakfast : morning, noon and night, Fern Green. 641.52 GRE
Fern Green encourages readers to enjoy their most-loved meal at any time of the day. Simple but satisfying, and super easy to prepare, these recipes will suit any time of day.
Breakfast : recipes to wake up for, George Weld. 641.52 WEL
A delicious ode to morning foods, featuring eggs, biscuits, meats, and pancakes you'll want to start every day with.
Chic & unique wedding cakes : 30 modern designs for romantic celebrations, Zoe Clark. 641.8653 CLA
Chocolate master class : essential recipes and techniques, Frederic Bau. 641.6374 CHO
Cookie love : more than 60 recipes and techniques for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary, Mindy Segal. 641.8654 SEG
Cooking through cancer treatment to recovery : easy, flavorful recipes to prevent and decrease side effects at every stage of conventional therapy, Lisa A. Price. 641.5631 PRI
Crumb : the baking book, Ruby Tandoh. 641.815 TAN
Covering a range of baking projects from sweet to savory, chapters include cakes, cookies, bread, pastries, pies, tarts, and more.
Easy vegan : 140 vegan dishes from everyday to gourmet, Sue Quinn. 641.5636 QUI
For the love of … : cooked in New Zealand, Karena Bird. 641.5 BIR
Masterchef 2014 winners Karena and Kasey Bird's first cookbook.
Global kitchen : a cookbook of vegetarian favorites from the Expanding Light yoga retreat, Diksha McCord. 641.5636 MCC
Going paleo, Pete Evans. 641.563 EVA
Good food, good life : 130 simple recipes you'll love to make and eat, Curtis Stone. 641.555 STO
Shares a collection of the chef's favourite easy-to-prepare recipes, including options for breakfasts, light meals, dinners, family-style sides, snacks, and desserts.
Green kitchen travels, David Frenkiel. 641.5636 FRE
David and Luise are back with another collection of health conscious and delicious recipes with inspiration taken from all over the world.
Jean-Francois Piege, Jean-Francois Piege. 641.5944 PIE
Piege presents more than 300 building-block recipes that can be combined in countless variations, inspiring the creative chef to compose original menus.
Lomelino's ice cream : 79 ice creams, sorbets, and frozen treats to make any day sweet, Linda Lomelino. 641.862 LOM
Medieval tastes : food, cooking, and the table, Massimo Montanari. 394.12 MON
Montanari traces the development of medieval tastes both culinary and cultural from raw materials to market and captures their reflections in today's food trends.
Mr. Wilkinson's simply dressed salads, Matt Wilkinson. 641.83 WIL
My Paris kitchen : recipes and stories, David Lebovitz. 641.5944 LEB
A collection of stories and 100 sweet and savory French-inspired recipes reflecting the way Parisians eat today and featuring lush photography taken around Paris and in David's Parisian kitchen.
My underground kitchen : more than 80 mouthwatering recipes for home cooks, Jess Daniell. 641.5 DAN
Nature's larder : cooking with the senses, Daniel de la Falaise. 641.563 LA
Obicò : mozzarella bar, pizza e cucina : a contemporary attitute to authentic Italian food, Silvio Ursini. 641.5945 OBI
The book is organised as a series of ideal menus consisting of various dishes made with Italy’s classic regional ingredients. The recipes are accompanied by suggested wine pairings tailored to fit Obicò’s signature mozzarella combinations.
Paul Bocuse : simply delicious, Paul Bocuse. 641.5944 BOC
Organised into sections by course or main ingredient, featured classics include French onion soup and quiche Lorraine, beurre blanc and crayfish bisque, roasted monkfish and moules mariniere, pepper steak and veal medallions, madeleines and iced cherry souffle.
Real food pledge : strategies for cutting out processed food, getting off the diet roller coaster and living a real food lifestyle. 641.563 CAL
Rosa's Thai Cafe : the cookbook, Saiphin Moore. 641.59593 MOO
Scook : the complete cookery course, Anne-Sophie Pic. 641.5944 PIC
A sumptuous collection of over 100 recipes allowing us to discover the wonders of extraordinary French cooking in the comfort of your own home.
The great vegan protein book : fill up the healthy way with more than 100 delicious protein-based vegan recipes, Celine Steen. 641.5636 STE
The happy cookbook, Lola Berry. 641.563 BER
While eating is crucial for your wellbeing, it's just one piece of the puzzle. As well as sharing her energy-boosting recipes, Lola Berry looks at the other key pillars of happiness and wellness including exercise, mindfulness, sleep and mental health offering professional advice and tales from personal experience.
The new Nordic : recipes from a Scandinavian kitchen, Simon Bajada. 641.5948 BAJ
The Ranch at Live Oak cookbook : delicious dishes from California's legendary wellness spa, Sue Glasscock. 641.5636 GLA
The secrets behind the delicious vegetarian cuisine of one of the world's greatest spas.
The sweetapolita bakebook : 75 fanciful cakes, cookies & more to make & decorate, Rosie Alyea. 641.865 ALY
The Umbrian Thursday Night Supper Club, Marlena de Blasi. 641.5 DE
Recounts the stories of a small group of Umbrian women who, sometimes with their men and, as often, without them, gather in an old stone house in the hills above Orvieto to cook, to sit down to a beautiful supper, to drink their beloved local wines, and to talk.
Time saving fast food, Simon Holst. 641.555 HOL
To hell with poverty : based on a New Zealand couple who spent twelve nerve racking, frustrating and frequently hilarious months running a large English country house, Rodney Laredo. 640.46 LAR
The entertaining overview of life upstairs and downstairs in a magnificent English country house, Chantborough Court, is based on a year-long adventure for Laredo and his wife Alethea, living amidst the landed gentry, attending to all their needs, at home and beyond.
V is for vegan, Kerstin Rodgers. 641.5636 ROD
This is the perfect book for vegans, the vegan-curious and those just looking to cut down on their meat intake.

Gardens and Gardening

Bunny Williams on garden style, Bunny Williams. 712.6 WIL
Williams visits impeccably designed gardens around the world, shedding light on the key components that make a garden so appealing and idyllic.
First-time gardener : how to plan, plant & enjoy your garden, Frances Tophill. 635 TOP
Great garden design, Ian Hodgson. 712.6 HOD
This book presents the best garden designs of the last ten years from more than 50 top garden designers.
Greenhouse vegetable gardening : expert advice on how to grow vegetables, herbs, and other plants, Inger Palmstierna. 635.0483 PAL
Grow for flavour, James Wong. 635 WON
Combining science with overlooked traditional techniques, this book lays out a series of simple tips and tricks to measurably increase the flavour of grow-your-own favourites like sweetcorn, strawberries and tomatoes, while at the same time revealing exciting new crops you never knew you could grow.
Homegrown herb garden : a guide to growing and culinary uses, Lisa Baker Morgan. 635.7 MOR
How to mulch : save water, feed the soil, and suppress weeds, Stu Campbell. 635.04 CAM
Modern garden design = Modernes Gartendesign = Jardins design & amenagement = Modern tuinieren = Diseõno de jardines, Marta Serrats. 712.6 MOD
This book presents a selection of green spaces that surround us, beginning with our homes and extending to vegetated spaces that form part of our cities.
The cottage under the big pines : memories and details from Foxglove Spires, Susan Southam. 712.60994 SOU
The nostalgic love story between Southam and her restored century-old timber cottage in a collection of essay-like chapters, themed around seasons and colours and supported by an abundance of photographs.
The new kitchen garden : how to grow some of what you eat no matter where you live, Mark Diacono. 635 DIA
The postage stamp vegetable garden : grow tons of organic vegetables in tiny spaces and containers, Karen Newcomb. 635.0484 NEW
Learn how to use ecologically friendly, intensive biodynamic metho ds to produce large amounts of vegetables in very tiny spaces.
The Tao of vegetable gardening : cultivating tomatoes, greens, peas, beans, squash, joy, and serenity, Carol Deppe. 635 DEP

Health & Medicine

10% human : how your body's microbes hold the key to health and happiness, Alanna Collen. 612.3 COL
15 steps to overcome anxiety and depression : a practical self-help programme, Iris Barrow. 616.8522 BAR
Always turned on : facing sex addiction in the digital age, Robert Weiss. 616.8583 WEI
A detailed overview of the many compulsive sexual behaviours that can result from using today's high-tech devices for sexual purposes.
Back on track : a basic introduction for those learning to live with a spinal cord injury, Julian Verkaaik. 617.482 BAC
Backache, stress and tension : understanding why you have back pain and simple exercises to prevent and treat it, Hans Kraus. 616.73 KRA
Brain maker : the power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain for life, David Perlmutter. 612.3 PER
Complete self-massage workbook : over 100 simple techniques for re-energizing body and mind, Kristine Kaoverii Weber. 615.822 WEB
Cracking the code, Stephen Damiani. 618.92 KAM
This story of a father's search to find a diagnosis, and ultimately a cure, for his son's mystery disease is an inspiration that has set the world of genetic medicine and research abuzz with the possibilities for the future.
Dementia : the one-stop guide : practical advice for families, professionals, and people living with dementia and Alzheimer's disease, June Andrews. 616.83 AND
Do your om thing : bending yoga tradition to fit your modern life, Rebecca Pacheco. 613.7046 PAC
Dr. Psenka's seasonal allergy solution : the all-natural 4-week plan to eliminate the underlying cause of allergies and live symptom-free, Jonathan Psenka. 616.973 PSE
Eat, drink, and be wary : how unsafe is our food?, Charles M. Duncan . 363.192 DUN
Charles points readers to the dangers to look for in deli foods, raw milk, seafood, poultry, eggs, beef, and others.
Eat, nourish, glow : 10 easy steps for losing weight, looking younger & feeling healthier, Amelia Freer. 613.2 FRE
Energy medicine yoga : amplify the healing power of your yoga practice, Lauren Walker. 613.7046 WAL
Fight heart disease with vitamins and antioxidants, Kedar N. Prasad. 616.12 PRA
Fish pie is worse than cancer : a true story of love, hope and rat-like cunning, Karen Nimmo. 362.196994 NIM
Shows how a shock cancer diagnosis affects an ordinary family - the emotional trauma it wreaks and how to cope with it.
From pain to peace with endo : lessons learned on the road to healing endometriosis, Aubree Deimler. 618.1 DEI
Hashimoto's thyroiditis : lifestyle interventions for finding and treating the root cause, Izabella Wentz. 616.444 WEN
Healing with raw foods : your guide to unlocking vibrant health through living cuisine, Jenny Ross. 613.26 ROS
Healthy vision : prevent and reverse eye disease through better nutrition, Neal Adams. 617.7 ADA
HIIT it! : the fitnessista's get more from less workout and diet plan to lose weight and feel great fast, Gina Harney. 613.25 HAR
Invisible illness : coping with misunderstood conditions, Megan A. Arroll. 616 ARR
Chronic invisible illness affects many people, many of whom feel misunderstood and even stigmatised. This book aims to give visibility to misunderstood illnesses, to legitimise them, and to enable people to understand and manage an unpleasant and demoralising illness.
My pregnancy 2015. 618.2 MY
Out of the woods : healing from Lyme disease for body, mind, and spirit, Katina I. Makris. 616.92 MAK
Overcoming anxiety, stress, and panic : a five areas approach, Chris Williams. 616.8522 WIL
Passionate nutrition : a guide to using food as medicine from a nutritionist who healed herself from the inside out, Jennifer Adler. 613.2 ADL
Recipes & diet advice for endometriosis, Carolyn Levett. 618.1 LEV
Restorative yoga for life : a relaxing way to de-stress, re-energize, and find balance, Gail Boorstein Grossman. 613.7046 GRO
State of slim : fix your metabolism and drop 20 pounds in 8 weeks on the Colorado diet, James O. Hill. 613.25 HIL
Stop drinking now, Allen Carr. 362.292 CAR
Straight talk about breast cancer : from diagnosis to recovery, Suzanne W. Braddock. 616.994 BRA
That sugar book : this book will change the way you think about 'healthy' food, Damon Gameau. 613.28 GAM
The anxiety toolkit : strategies for fine-tuning your mind and moving past your stuck points, Alice Boyes. 616.8522 BOY
The appetite solution : lose weight effortlessly and never be hungry again, Joseph Colella. 613.25 COL
The beauty detox power : nourish your mind and body for weight loss and discover true joy, Kimberly Snyder. 613.2 SNY
Provides advice to readers on how to detox their lives and achieve optimal mind-body balance so nothing can stand in the way of the body and lifestyle they've always wanted.
The Campbell plan : the simple way to lose weight and reverse illness, using the China Study's whole-food, plant-based diet, Thomas Campbell. 613.2 CAM
The diabetes reset : avoid it, control it, even reverse it : a doctor's scientific program, George L. King. 616.462 KIN
The gene therapy plan : taking control of your genetic destiny with diet and lifestyle, Mitchell L. Gaynor. 616.042 GAY
The home reference to holistic health & healing, Brigitte Mars. 615.5 MAR
Mars offers time-tested remedies and advice to learn how to reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep, mood, immunity and mental acuity and live a more balanced and happier life.
The probiotic promise : simple steps to heal your body from the inside out, Michelle Schoffro Cook. 615.329 COO
This is your do-over : the 7 secrets to losing weight, living longer, and getting a second chance at the life you want, Michael F. Roizen. 613 ROI
Tinnitus treatment toolbox : a guide for people with ear noise, J.L. Mayes. 617.8 MAY
Unmasking superfoods : the truth and hype about acaí, quinoa, chia, blueberries and more, Jennifer Sygo. 613.2 SYG
Voices in the band : a doctor, her patients, and how the outlook on AIDS care changed from doomed to hopeful, Susan C. Ball. 362.1969792 BAL
Why isn't my brain working? : a revolutionary understanding of brain decline and effective strategies to recover your brain's health, Datis Kharrazian. 616.8 KHA
Your life after trauma : powerful practices to reclaim your identity, Michele Rosenthal. 616.8521 ROS

History, Geography & Travel

"They can live in the desert but nowhere else" : a history of the Armenian genocide, Ronald Grigor Suny. 956.6 SUN
Suny explores the question "why genocide" and explains the elements that led the Young Turks to carry out the systematic deportation and massacre of hundreds of thousands of their Armenian and Assyrian subjects.
1946 : the making of the modern world, Victor Sebestyen. 909.824 SEB
1995 : the year the future began, W. Joseph Campbell. 973.929 CAM
Offers fresh interpretations of the decisive moments of 1995, including the emergence of the internet and the world wide web in mainstream American life; the bombing at Oklahoma City and the sensational "trial of the century," at which OJ Simpson faced charges of double murder.
A beginner's guide to online genealogy : learn how to trace your family history and discover your roots, Michael Dunn. 929.1 DUN
A journey into Russia, Jens Mühling. 947 MUH
For the last ten years Mühling has been traveling through Russia in search of stories that appear unbelievable. He shows us a country whose customs, contradictions, absurdities, and attractions are still largely unknown beyond its borders.
A work of beauty : Alexander McCall Smith's Edinburgh. 941.34 SMI
Alexander McCall Smith curates his own distinctive story of Edinburgh combining his affectionate, incisive wit with a wealth of stunning imagery drawn from Scotland's national collection of architecture and archaeology.
After the cataclysm : postwar Indochina and the reconstruction of imperial ideology, Noam Chomsky. 959 CHO
Dissects the aftermath of the war in Southeast Asia, the refugee problem, the Vietnam/Cambodia conflict, and the Pol Pot regime.
An illustrated introduction to the Stuarts, Pamela Womack. 941.06 STU
Archaeology hotspot. Egypt : unearthing the past for armchair archaeologists, Julian Heath. 932 HEA
Heath provides a chronological overview beginning with handaxes left by Homo erectus during the Lower Paleolithic and moving onwards through pharaonic Egypt to finish in the Greco-Roman period.
Before Hobson, Tony Simpson. 993.01 SIM
This book uses previously unpublished sources from the United States to explore what lies behind the Treaty of Waitangi by plunging us into the international world of the early nineteenth century.
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies : the real West, David Fisher. 978 FIS
A fascinating look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know.
British pirates and society, 1680-1730, Margarette Lincoln. 910.45 LIN
Captain Cook's discipline, Allan Arlidge. 359.13 COO
This book exposes the soft (or hard) under-belly of Cook’s three journeys to the Pacific with information taken from the logs and journals of the executive officers, warrant officers and midshipmen of the Endeavour and the Resolution.
Consuming Ocean Island : stories of people and phosphate from Banaba, Katerina Martina Teaiwa. 996.81 TEA
Tells the story of the land and people of Banaba, a small Pacific island, which, from 1900 to 1980, was heavily mined for phosphate.
Delicious days in Paris : walking tours to explore the city's food and culture, Jane Paech. 944.36 PAE
Dream destinations of the world. 910.2 DRE
Elizabeth Island : a discovery, Anne Tillig. 994.52 TIL
Elizabeth Island is a delight of a place that calls out to be experienced first-hand.
Enchanting Phuket : Samui & Krabi, Mick Shippen. 959.3 SHI
Phuket and Krabi Islands in the Andaman Sea and Samui in the Gulf of Thailand offer an idyllic combination of a sunny climate, stunning beaches, lively nightlife and extraordinary natural beauty.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Tudors but were afraid to ask, Terry Breverton. 942.05 BRE
Five nights in Paris : after dark in the City of Light, John Baxter. 944.36 BAX
Full tilt, Rebekah Tyler. 910.4 TYL
Eight months, six countries, two boys, one mother and loads of baggage!
Hi Hitler! : how the Nazi past is being normalized in contemporary culture, Gavriel D. Rosenfeld. 943.086 ROS
History, heritage, and colonialism : historical consciousness, Britishness, and cultural identity in New Zealand, 1870-1940, Kynan Gentry. 993.02 GEN
Hitler's last day : minute by minute, Jonathan Mayo. 943.086 HIT
January 1973 : Watergate, Roe v. Wade, Vietnam, and the month that changed America forever, James Robenalt. 973.924 ROB
Jasmine and fire : a bittersweet year in Beirut, Salma Abdelnour. 956.92 ABD
Salma’s poignant and humorous journey of trying to resettle in Beirut and fumbling through the new realities of life in one of the world’s most complex, legendary, ever-vibrant, ever-troubled cities.
Journeys home : inspiring stories, plus tips and strategies to find your family history, Andrew McCarthy. 929.1 JOU
Kia ora Kaikoura : celebrating our people, lifestyle and food, Lynne Smith. 993.78 SMI
Language of war, language of peace : Palestine, Israel and the search for justice, Raja Shehadeh. 956.04 SHE
Explores the politics of language and the language of politics in the Israeli Palestine conflict, reflecting on the walls that they create - legal and cultural - that confine today's Palestinians just like the physical borders, checkpoints and the so called 'Separation Barrier'.
Macedonia : the Bradt travel guide, Thammy Evans. 949.76 EVA
NextGen genealogy : the DNA connection, David R. Dowell. 929.1 DOW
This book covers this application of genetics, empowering genealogists to apply this information to further their research. It will also enable readers to understand how genetic information can be applied to verify or refute documentary research.
Omaui and the New River Estuary, Lloyd Esler. 993.98 ESL
Omaui is a small portion of the Southland coast, bordered by the mouth of the New River (Oreti) Estuary, the Mokomoko Inlet and Greenhills.
Our Canterbury : a photographic journey, Peter Morath. 993.8 MOR
Party like a president : true tales of inebriation, lechery, and mischief from the Oval Office, Brian Abrams. 973 ABR
Pompeii awakened : a story of rediscovery, Judith Harris. 937.7 HAR
Rediscovery of the cities lost to Vesuvius is one of the great adventures of mankind. This book chronicles that adventure and its enduring impact, from the arts and architecture to science, sermons, sex, the movies and politics.
Provence and the Cote d'Azur : discover the spirit of the south of France, Janelle McCulloch. 944.9 MCC
This lifestyle guide steers readers away from crowded tourist destinations to reveal hidden gems at every turn: overflowing markets, chic ateliers, quaint cafes, cobblestone streets, sweeping vistas, and exceptional galleries.
Putin's kleptocracy : who owns Russia?, Karen Dawisha. 947.086 DAW
Dawisha describes how Putin got to power, the cabal he brought with him, the billions they have looted, and his plan to restore the Greater Russia.
Secrets of ancient America : archaeoastronomy and the legacy of the Phoenicians, Celts, and other forgotten explorers, Carl Lehrburger. 973.1 LEH
Srinagar : an architectural legacy, Feisal Alkazi. 954.6 ALK
This book explores the history and architectural legacy of this 500-year-old city by bringing alive the rich past with its different eras of rulers who made this a part of their empire.
The bones of a king : Richard III rediscovered, Maev Kennedy. 942.046 RIC
The dramatic story of Richard III, England's last medieval king, captured the world's attention when an archaeological team led by the University of Leicester identified his remains in February 2013.
The cause of all nations : an international history of the American Civil War, Don H. Doyle. 973.7 DOY
The cry of silence : traces of an Armenian memory, Antoine Agoudjian. 956.6 AGO
Through evocative black-and-white and colour photographs taken around the world over the last thirty years, Antoine Agoudjian explores the Armenian cultural memory and identity, documenting the strength of spirit of a people in the face of persecution and exile.
The dawn of Tibet : the ancient civilization on the roof of the world, John Vincent Bellezza. 931.5 BEL
This book reveals the existence of an advanced civilisation where none was known before, presenting an entirely new perspective on the culture and history of Tibet.
The destruction of Hyderabad, A.G. Noorani. 954.84 NOO
Noorani offers a revisionist account of the Indian Army's 'police action' against the armed forces and government of Hyderabad, ruled by the fabulously wealthy Nizam.
The dragon's voice : how modern media found Bhutan, Bunty Avieson. 954.98 AVI
The fault line : traveling the other Europe, from Finland to Ukraine, Paolo Rumiz. 940 RUM
The Great Pyramid and the Sphinx : the essential handbook to the monuments of Giza, Damien Pryor. 932 PRY
The Karluk's last voyage : an epic of death and survival in the Arctic, 1913-1916, Bob. Bartlett. 998 BAR
The Libyan Revolution and its aftermath, Peter Cole. 961.2 LIB
This title offers a novel, incisive and wide-ranging account of Libya's '17 February Revolution' by tracing how critical towns, communities and political groups helped to shape its course.
The long hitch home, Jamie Maslin. 910.41 MAS
How many rides does it take to hitch from Tasmania to London? Maslin decides to find out, propelling him into a high stakes adventure of a lifetime that sees him tackle searing desert, freezing mountains, tropical jungle and barren steppes on little more than a thumb and a prayer.
The new Spaniards, John Hooper. 946.08 HOO
This book explores the causes behind the changes, from crime to education, gambling to changing sexual mores.
The noodle maker of Kalimpong : the untold story of my struggle for Tibet, Gyalo Thondup. 951.5 RGY
Looks at the Dalai Lama and his immediate family, as well as an insider's view of the vicious and sometimes deadly struggles within the Potala Palace, the seat of power in Tibet.
The rise of the Seleukid empire (323-223 BC) : Seleukos I to Seleukos III, John D. Grainger. 939.43 GRA
The rise of Thomas Cromwell : power and politics in the reign of Henry VIII, Michael Everett. 942.052 CRO
The Silk Road : Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iran : a travel companion, Jonathan Tucker. 958 TUC
Tracing your ancestors through death records : a guide for family historians, Celia Heritage. 929.1 HER
Unexpected Britain : a journey through our hidden history, Stuart Laycock. 941 LAY
Wilder Wales, Julian Rollins. 942.9 ROL
A year in the Welsh countryside through descriptions of some of the nation's wildest and most atmospheric locations along with the plants and animals that bring those landscapes alive.

House & Garden

100 things every homeowner must know : how to save money, solve problems, and improve your home. 643.7 ONE
A home in Paris : interiors inspiration, Guillaume de Laubier. 747 LAU
De Laubier takes us behind closed doors inside the homes of the most respected designers and artists in Paris, to discover the rich diversity of Parisian style.
Beautifully small : clever ideas for compact spaces, Sara Emslie. 747.1 EMS
Emslie embraces the positive aspects of living in small spaces and offers creative design and style solutions to the practical problems associated with limited living space.
Clean design : wellness for your lifestyle, Robin Wilson. 747 WIL
Tips and tricks to detoxify and beautify your interior spaces and to help you create a more stylish and healthy home.
Country style homes, Victoria Carey. 728.60994 COU
A book of stunning images of the prettiest, most charming and best-loved Australian country homes.
Design mom : how to live with kids : a room-by-room guide, Gabrielle Stanley Blair. 747.1 BLA
Gabrielle provides advice on getting the most out of even the smallest spaces; simple fixes that make it easy for little ones to help out around the house; ingenious storage solutions for the never-ending stream of kid stuff; rainy-day DIY projects; and much more.
Garden inspirations, Charlotte Moss. 747.98 MOS
Charlotte Moss's greatest muse is the garden, and this book shows the myriad ways the garden provides inspiration every day - indoors and outdoors.
Homemakers : a domestic handbook for the digital generation, Brit Morin. 640 MOR
Brit Morin reimagines homemaking for the 21st century, making it as simple as possible to go from amateur to pro with easy charts, tips, recipes, DIY projects, and tech shortcuts.
How to build a fence : plan and build basic fences and gates, Jeff Beneke. 690.89 BEN
Jean-Louis Deniot interiors, Diane Dorrans Saeks. 747 DEN
Keep it simple : a guide to a happy, relaxed home, Atlanta Bartlett. 747 BAR
A practical and inspirational guide to creating a happy and relaxed home that works perfectly for everyone who lives in it.
Log cabins : how to build and furnish them, William S. Wicks. 690.837 WIC
Makery sewing : over 30 projects for the home, to wear and to give, Kate Smith. 646.2 SMI
Monochrome home, Hilary Robertson. 747.94 ROB
Decorating in black and white is perennially popular and eternally chic. Hilary Robertson demonstrates how, whether used alone or together, these contrasting shades can create dramatic effects at home, from the classic to the eclectic.
Outdoor carpentry, Anna Jeppson. 684.18 JEP
Whether your project is a flower box or an outdoor kitchen, this guide will tell you all about the materials, and tips and tricks you need to know.
Patios, terraces & roofgardens. 728.93 PAT
Pretty, organised : 30 easy-to-make decorative storage ideas to declutter your home, Jane Hughes. 648.8 HUG
This is the ultimate guide to creating innovative and stylish storage solutions for your home. It covers a range of spaces, including ideas for bedrooms, craft rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, hallways, bathrooms, and kids play areas.
Smart storage solutions : creative closets, stylish shelves & more, Valerie Rains. 648.8 RAI
organised room by room, offers readers storage solutions, from a hidden office setup and decorative pantry options to tucking towels in baskets and repurposing furniture.
Taunton's decks complete : expert advice from start to finish, Scott Grice. 690.893 GRI


Laser : 50 years of discoveries, Fabien Bretenaker. 621.366 BRE
This unique book provides an overview of the principle and applications of lasers enriched with numerous illustrations.
The powerhouse : inside the invention of a battery to save the world, Steve LeVine. 621.31242 LEV


Getting the picture : the visual culture of the news, Jason E. Hill. 070.49 GET


Freeing the innocent : from Bangkok Hilton to Guantánamo, Stephen Jakobi. 340.092 JAK
A memoir from international human rights lawyer Stephen Jakobi, who has helped achieve justice for Louise Woodward, the Greek plane spotters, the football fan Garry Mann and the Manchester United Six.
Six amendments : how and why we should change the Constitution, John Paul Stevens. 342.03 STE
The fraud of human rights, Robert Stanmore. 341.48 STA
This book sets about to expose the modern "human rights" ideology as a fraud - that it is being used by the liberal elite …. to extend their already considerable powers over the individual.
The retailer's guide to lease negotiation and administration in Australia, Hymie Zawatzky. 346.043 ZAW
Trustee liability : what every trustee needs to know, Vicki Ammundsen. 346.059 AMM


A brief guide to Agatha Christie, Nigel Cawthorne. 823.912 CHR
At home with Jane Austen, Kim Wilson. 823.7 AUS
Tour the homes and settings of Jane Austen, one of the most widely read and beloved authors in English
Beyond the wall : exploring George R.R. Martin's A song of ice and fire, from A game of thrones to A dance with Dragons, James Lowder. 813.54 MAR
Let the writer stand : the work of Vincent O'Sullivan, Judith Dell Panny. 828.914 OSU
An exploration of Vincent O'Sullivan as critic, editor, essayist, librettist, Mansfield scholar, novelist, poet and short story writer.
Mastering The game of thrones : essays on George R.R. Martin's A song of ice and fire, Jes Battis. 813.54 MAS
The contributors investigate a number of compelling areas, including the mystery of the shape-shifting wargs, the conflict between religions, the origins of the Dothraki language and the sex lives of knights.


Selling silks : a merchant's sample book 1764, Lesley Ellis Miller. 677.39 MIL


Battleship Bismarck : 1936-41 : owners' workshop manual, Angus Konstam. 623.8252 KON
Great military disasters : from Bannockburn to Stalingrad, Julian Spilsbury. 355.02 SPI
Riot control vehicles : 1945-present, Chris McNab. 623.7475 MCN
Tiger tank : Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger I Ausf. E (SdKfz 181) : owner's workshop manual, David Fletcher. 623.7475 TIG

Music & Musicians

A city called heaven : Chicago and the birth of gospel music, Robert M. Marovich. 782.254 MAR
Elvis has left the building : the death of the king and the rise of punk rock, Dylan Jones. 781.66 PRE
Provides a commentary on Elvis' life, times, and death, looking at the hysteria of his devotees and his lasting impression in the music world today despite punk rock's attempts to eliminate everything he came to represent.
Naked at the Albert Hall : the inside story of singing, Tracey Thorn. 781.64 THO
This book is all about the art of singing - interviews with singers, what it feels like to be up there in front of an audience, and her own personal take on why we sing and the power of the human voice.
Schubert's Winter Journey : anatomy of an obsession, Ian Bostridge. 780.92 SCHB
An exploration of the world’s most famous and challenging song cycle.
The big midweek : life inside The Fall, Steve Hanley. 781.66 FAL
Hanley's story unfolds like a novel; from 1979 when he joined The Fall with his schoolmates Marc Riley and Craig Scanlon, up to and including an infamous on-stage fight in New York in 1998.
The blues : a visual history : 100 years of music that changed the world, Mike Evans. 781.643 EVA
Charts the history of the blues from its rural roots in the American South, focusing on the key musicians and singers who brought it recognition worldwide.
We rock! : a fun family guide for exploring rock music history, Jason Hanley. 781.66 HAN
This book highlights great songs in rock history, shares insights and stories on the artists, details the social and historical influences at play, and offers fun activities for families to do together.

Natural Science

Birding by impression : a different approach to knowing and identifying birds, Kevin T. Karlson. 598 KAR
Few and far between : on the trail of Britain's rarest animals, Charlie Elder. 591.68 ELD
Into the nest : intimate views of the courting, parenting, and family lives of familiar birds, Laura Erickson. 598.15 ERI
Mouse, Georgie Carroll. 599.35 CAR
Mouse explores in rich detail the stories and history of this enchanting creature, with which we not only share our domestic and urban space, but 99 percent of our genetic makeup.
Spirals in time : the secret life and curious afterlife of seashells, Helen Scales. 594 SCA
The field guide to the birds of New Zealand, Barrie Heather. 598.0993 HEA
The intimate bond : how animals shaped human history, Brian Fagan. 591.5 FAG
Through an analysis of six transformative human-animal relationships, Fagan shows how our habits and our very way of life were considerably and irreversibly altered by our intimate bond with animals.


Taking the journey, Kelvin Cruickshank. 133.91 CRU
Cruickshank sheds light on what he has learned from spirit about the journey each and every one of us is on.


Impressionist painting for the landscape : secrets for successful oil painting, George Gallo. 751.45 GAL
Just add watercolour : inspiration & painting techniques from contemporary artists, Helen Birch. 751.422 BIR
Nelson city street art, Amanda Sears. 751.73 SEA
Shows street art and murals in Nelson city, New Zealand.
Talk about street art, Jerome Catz. 751.73 CAT
Provocative, political, monumental, or poetic, street art permeates our daily lives. Beyond the cliches of tagging or original graffiti, street art appears in aspects as diverse as stenciling, installations, optical illustions, sculpture, collage or daring feats.
Tate watercolour manual : lessons from the great masters, Tony Smibert. 751.422 SMI


150+ screen-free activities for kids : the very best and easiest playtime activities from!, Asia Citro, MEd. 649.5 CIT
A bridge over troubled water : building strong and emotionally empowered teenagers : a guide for managing tricky teenage behaviours, Joy Sylvia. 649.125 SYL
Helping your baby to sleep : why gentle techniques work best, Anni Gethin. 649.122 GET
Instead of watching TV : 99 activities to help kids unplug, Anna Huete. 649.5 HUE
Love in the time of contempt : consolations for parents of teenagers, Joanne Fedler. 649.125 FED
This is not a guide or self-help book. Rather it offers a mosaic of observations of the challenges and thrills of this particular time of a parent's life.
Mother morphosis : Australian storytellers write about becoming a mother, Monica Dux. 306.8743 MOT
Mother Zen, Jacinta Tynan. 306.8743 TYN
How a self-confessed career girl and reluctant mum-to-be fell in love with motherhood.
New old-fashioned parenting : a guide to help you find the balance between traditional and modern parenting, Liat Hughes Joshi. 649.1 JOS
Parenting from the inside out : how a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive, Daniel J. Siegel. 649.1 SIE
Daniel J. Siegel explores how our childhood experiences shape the way we parent.
Parenting with presence : practices for raising conscious, confident, caring kids, Susan Stiffelman. 649.1 STI
Advice on finding peace, presence, self-acceptance, and happiness in the midst of raising children; other topics include improving communication skills, taking responsibility, managing stress, and cultivating empathy, vulnerability, and compassion.
Peaceful parent, happy siblings : how to stop the fighting and raise friends for life, Laura Markham. 649.14 MAR
Raising competent teenagers : in an age of porn, drugs and tattoos, Linda Friedland. 649.125 FRI
Raising kids who read : what parents and teachers can do, Daniel T. Willingham. 372.4 WIL
Things I wish I'd known : women tell the truth about motherhood, Victoria Young. 306.8743 THI
In this collection of essays, prominent women authors, journalists and TV personalities explore the truth about becoming mothers.
Toxic childhood : how the modern world is damaging our children and what we can do about it, Sue Palmer. 305.23 PAL


Anoafale o le gagana ma le aganuu. Tusi e lua (II), Pemerika L. Tauiliili. 996.13 TAU
This book describes how the plants, crops, domestic and wild animals, birds and fishes contribute to the enrichment of the Samoan culture.
Chal akela : walk alone, Kamlesh Sharma. 996.11 SHA
Chal Akela is a story that documents experiences of a Fiji Indian youth growing up on the largest island of the Fijian archipelago in the South Pacific.
Disaster and climate change preparedness in American Samoa, Kati Corlew. 613.69 COR
Fiji food environments : food environments influence food choice, Sandra Bradshaw. 641.3 BRA
The purpose of this study was to extend existing knowledge and gain the perspectives of Fijian Islanders through identifying the strongest environmental factors that influence food choice.
Ma 'afu, Prince of Tonga, Chief of Fiji : a life of Fiji's first Tui Lau, John Spurway. 996.12 ENE
Niue, 1774-1974 : 200 years of contact and change, Margaret Pointer. 996.26 POI
Oceanian journeys and sojourns : home thoughts abroad, Judith A. Bennett. 990 OCE
This book focuses on how Pacific Island peoples — Oceanians — think about a range of journeys near and far: their meanings, motives and implications.
Taan buaka mai nukan te betebeke : men from the Central Pacific Islands in the Great War : Gilbert & Ellice Islands, Nauru, Ocean Island, Marshall Islands, Rakahanga, Fanning Island, Christine Liava'a. 940.4 LIA

Pets & Animals

Animal magic : my journey to save thousands of animals, Carolyn Press-McKenzie. 636.083 PRE
The story of one woman's work with animals, first training them for film- work, and then developing a sanctuary for abandoned animals and rescuing them.
Chicken & egg : an egg-centric guide to raising poultry, Andy Cawthray. 636.5 CAW
Get started in beekeeping, Adrian Waring. 638.1 WAR
Lesser beasts : a snout-to-tail history of the humble pig, Mark Essig. 636.4 ESS

Philosophy & Psychology

Philosophers of our times, Ted Honderich. 190 PHI
Eighteen of the world's most eminent philosophers of recent years tackle central questions of philosophy in this collection of the prestigious annual lectures given at the Royal Institute of Philosophy in London.
A significant life : human meaning in a silent universe, Todd May. 128 MAY
What makes for a good life, or a beautiful one, or, perhaps most important, a meaningful one? May offers an exhilaratingly new way of thinking about these questions.
Freedom regained : the possibility of free will, Julian Baggini. 123.5 BAG
Baggini explores the concept of 'free will' from every angle, blending philosophy, neuroscience, sociology and cognitive science.
Letters to Gemma, Bryan Carter. 128 CAR
A collection of essays written to an 11-year-old girl undergoing a year of treatment for serious cancer. The essays/letters cover a wide range of "big issues" such as religion, economics, law and politics.
Persons, animals, ourselves, Paul F. Snowdon. 128 SNO
The starting point for this book is a particular answer to a question that grips many of us: what kind of thing are we? The particular answer is that we are animals (of a certain sort) - a view nowadays called 'animalism'.
Self-knowledge for humans, Quassim Cassam. 126 CAS
Tetralogue : I'm right, you're wrong, Timothy Williamson. 121 WIL
Four people with radically different views meet on a train and talk about what they believe. Each starts off convinced that he or she is right; then doubts creep in. Timothy Williamson uses a fictional conversation to explore the philosophical debate over whether one point of view can be right and the other wrong. He invites the reader to decide.
The denial of death, Ernest Becker. 128.5 BEC
Becker presents a daring, convincing challenge to the classic Freudian school. In this inspiring and revolutionary answer to the 'why' of human existence, he sees the denial of death as man's driving force to distinguish himself beyond the grave.


Experimental photography : a handbook of techniques, Luca Bendandi. 778.3 EXP
The first handbook to systematically detail experimental photographic techniques that manipulate conventional camera technology to create stunning images.
From my land to the planet, Sebastião Salgado. 779 SAL
The photographer tells us the story of his most famous reportages: from the black and white portraits of unknown men and women, workers or refugees, to the more recent Genesis project, a portrait of the most incontaminated places of our planet.
Horst : patterns from nature, Martin Barnes. 779 HOR
Karen Knorr : India song, Rosa Maria Falvo. 779 KNO
Knorr began the India Song series in 2008, after a life-changing trip to India. These latest images, which draw inspiration from the Indian tradition of personifying animals in literature and art, create scenarios that are at once otherworldly and surreal.
Masters of photography : the greatest artists of the photographic age, Reuel Golden. 770 GOL
A guide to over 70 of the world's best-known photographers, from the pioneers of the early part of the century to the experimental artists who will take us into the future.
Snapshots of dangerous women, Peter J. Cohen. 779 COH
This book collects many period photographs, showcasing women from the thirties, forties, and fifties who are equal parts badass and rebellious, and, above all, clearly having a lot of fun.
The Photoshop elements 13 book for digital photographers, Scott Kelby. 006.68 KEL
Thomas Ruff : photograms and negatives., Thomas Ruff. 779 RUF
Wildlife under the waves, Jurgen Freund. 778.73 FRE
This collection of stunning images is a showcase for the work of one of the world's greatest underwater wildlife photographers.


The hard problem, Tom Stoppard. 822.914 STO


Being here : selected poems, Vincent O'Sullivan. 821.914 OSU
The first book to survey the entire span of Vincent O'Sullivan's poetry.
Darkness in light, Te Awhina Rangimarie Arahanga. 821.92 ARA
Whimsical, ironic poems exploring the difficult art of dancing on clouds, love, illness…
Jerusalem sonnets, Love, Wellington Zoo, David Beach. 821.92 BEA
Strength in adversity, Gary Elford. 821.92 ELF
The dice cup, John Fuller. 821.914 FUL
The glass rooster, Janis Freegard. 821.92 FRE
The poems in this anthology explore the spaces inhabited by humans and other creatures - not just natural ecosystems like deserts or the alpine zone, but cities and outer space.
The unknown sea : an anthology of poems on living and dying, Rod MacLeod. 821.0080354 UNK
The poems in this anthology give insight into the world of those who are grieving, facing the death of someone they love, or even facing death themselves.
There are no horses in heaven, Frankie Mcmillian. 821.92 MCM
When ANZAC Day comes around : 100 years from Gallipoli Poetry Project, Graeme Lindsay. 821.0080358 LIN
Wonky optics, Geoff Cochrane. 821.914 COC

Politics & Government

The fourth revolution : the global race to reinvent the state, John Micklethwait. 351 MIC
Anarchy unbound : why self-governance works better than you think, Peter T. Leeson. 321.07 LEE
Apocalyptic realm : jihadists in South Asia, Dilip Hiro. 320.55 HIR
This book explores the roots of militant Islam in South Asia and how it has grown to become a source of profound global alarm.
Cameron's coup : how the Tories took Britain to the brink, Polly Toynbee. 320.941 TOY
China at the crossroads : what the third plenum means for China, New Zealand and the world, Peter Harris. 320.951 CHI
After decades of breakneck development China is facing growing problems. These range from corruption, unrest and pollution to uneven, unsustainable growth. If these problems are solved China is set to become a strong, wealthy centre of power. If they are not it will face years of uncertainty and stress.
Daughters of the KGB : Moscow's secret spies, sleepers and assassins of the Cold War, Douglas Boyd. 327.12 BOY
Explores the relationship between the KGB and its ghastly brood of "daughter" organisations through which Moscow terrorised the satellite states grabbed by Stalin during and after World War II.
Democracy in New Zealand, Raymond Miller. 321.8 MIL
An examination of the constitution and the political system, cabinet and parliament, political parties, leadership and elections.
Listen, Yankee! : why Cuba matters, Tom Hayden. 327.73 HAY
The conservatarian manifesto : libertarians, conservatives, and the fight for the right's future, Charles C.W. Cooke. 320.52 COO
A call to arms for the growing movement of "Conservatarians" members of the right who are fiscally conservative but socially liberal and a look at conservatism’s past and future.
The extreme centre : a warning, Tariq Ali. 320 ALI
Britain’s leading radical delivers an eviscerating attack on the indistinguishable political elite of the UK.
The next revolution : popular assemblies and the promise of direct democracy, Murray Bookchin. 321.8 BOO
The Washington connection and Third World fascism, Noam Chomsky. 327.73 CHO
Analyzes the forces that shape U.S. policy in Latin America, Asia, and Africa, as well as the role of the media in misreporting these policies and their motives.


The value of the Maori language = Te hua o te reo Maori, Rawinia Higgins. 306.44 VAL


More than just sex : a committed couples' guide to keeping relationships lively, intimate and gratifying, Daniel Beaver. 306.7 BEA

Religion & Ethics

A history of religion in 5 1/2 objects : bringing the spiritual to its senses, S. Brent Plate. 203.7 PLA
A leading scholar explores the importance of physical objects and sensory experience in the practice of religion.
Dreams and spirituality : a handbook for ministry, spiritual direction and counselling, Kate Adams. 253.5 DRE
A overview of the nature of dreams as understood from a range of diverse perspectives, and their relevance for pastoral care.
Find the good : unexpected life lessons from a small-town obituary writer, Heather Lende. 170.44 LEN
Girls with swords : how to carry your cross like a hero, Lisa Bevere. 248.84 BEV
Lisa explains a spiritual enemy is seeking to disarm women on every level. It's time women become the heroes God created them to be and stand - courageous, discerning, forgiving, and wise.
God's message to the world : you've got me all wrong, Neale Donald Walsch. 231.4 WAL
Heretic : why Islam needs a reformation now, Ayaan Hirsi Ali. 297.27 HIR
Ayaan Ali Hirsi makes a powerful case that a religious Reformation is the only way to end the terrorism, sectarian warfare and the repression of women and minorities that each year claim thousands of lives throughout the Muslim world.
How to read the Bible, Harvey Cox. 220.6 COX
Just love : a framework for Christian sexual ethics, Margaret A. Farley. 241.6 FAR
The Oxford illustrated history of the Reformation, Peter Marshall. 270.6 OXF
The road home : buddhism for the 21st century, Ethan Nichtern. 294.34 NIC


Ancient trees : portraits of time, Beth Moon. 582.16 MOO
Provides a photographic guide to some of the world's most ancient trees, featuring seventy portraits of such species as yews, baobabs, and dragon's blood trees.
AsapSCIENCE : answers to the world's weirdest questions, most persistent rumors, and unexplained phenomena, Mitchell Moffit. 500 MOF
Bill Oddie unplucked : columns, blogs and musings, Bill Oddie. 508 ODD
Bill has compiled and expanded a collection of his recent published musings about birds and birdwatching, and the wildlife he has been fortunate to see on his many travels over the years.
Biocode : the new age of genomics, Dawn Field. 572.8 FIE
Describes the rapid rise of genomics, and the unprecedented possibilities it brings. Sets out the implications for humans: compulsory DNA sequencing of newborns? Your genome snatched from a stray hair? Recounts the latest developments moving from sequencing to the creation of new forms of life.
College algebra, Murray R. Speigel. 512 SPI
Genetics : from genes to genomes, Leland H. Hartwell. 576.5 HAR
Introducing genetics, Alison Thomas. 576.5 THO
An accessible introduction to the three key areas of genetics: Mendelian, Molecular and Population.
Junk DNA : a journey through the dark matter of the genome, Nessa Carey. 572.8 CAR
Keeping a nature journal : discover a whole new way of seeing the world around you, Clare Walker Leslie. 508 LES
Reconnect with nature through sketching and writing with these simple methods for capturing the living beauty of each season.
Life on the edge : the coming of age of quantum biology, Jim Al-Khalili. 572 ALK
Bringing together the experience of science with unparalleled gifts of exposition and explanation, the authors reveal the hitherto missing ingredient to be quantum mechanics and the strange phenomena that lie at the heart of this most mysterious of sciences.
Mathematics, Mike Askew. 510 ASK
Plate tectonics : a very short introduction, Peter Molnar. 551.136 MOL
A succinct and authoritative account of the nature and mechanisms of plate tectonics. Explains how data on plate tectonics is obtained. Explores the evolution of the concept of continental drift and its impact on our understanding of the world.
Pyramid valley and beyond, Richard N. Holdaway. 568 HOL
Describes the original avifauna of North Canterbury as revealed by the fossil evidence in the Pyramid Valley site and other sites in the area, gives the history of the Pyramid Valley site and its environment, and relates the past environment and avifauna to the present landscape.
The handy biology answer book, Patricia Barnes-Svarney. 570 BAR
The new wild : why invasive species will be nature's salvation, Fred Pearce. 578.62 PEA
A provocative exploration of the "new ecology" and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong.

Self Development

60 postcards : some people scatter ashes, she scattered words, Rachael Chadwick. 155.937 CHA
The story of how a project to scatter 60 Postcards in memory of her mother helped a young girl come to terms with her death.
Beyond happiness : the trap of 'happiness' and how to find deeper meaning and joy, Anthony Seldon. 158 SEL
Beyond Happiness argues that while the happiness industry is right to prioritise happiness, and to draw attention to scientifically proven ways of enhancing happiness, it is categorically wrong in making us believe that happiness and flourishing are the be-all and end-all of life.
Captivology : the science of capturing people's attention, Ben Parr. 153.73 PAR
Parr examines the psychological phenomena that captivate our attention and how we can leverage them to draw and retain attention for our ideas, work, companies, and more.
Craft for the soul : how to get the most out of your creative life, Pip Lincolne. 153.35 LIN
This is a step-by-step program that talks the reader through the challenges of tapping into your creativity and making it work for you.
Cut the crap and feel amazing : how to let go of the negative and get into the amazing zone, Ailsa Frank. 158.1 FRA
This book helps people get into the AMAZING zone and rise above negative thinking and dramas.
Sanctuary : the discovery of wonder, Julie Leibrich. 158.1 LEI
Sanctuary cuts across genres: at once a spiritual memoir; a collection of personal journal entries and brief discourses; and a window into the views of influential writers, thinkers and poets, and of the author's friends and acquaintances.
The joy of missing out : finding balance in a wired world, Christina Crook. 158.1 CRO
This book considers the technologically focused life, with its impacts on our children, relationships, communities, health, work, and more, and suggests opportunities for those of us longing to cultivate a richer on- and off-line existence.
The little book of mindfulness : 10 minutes a day to less stress, more peace, Patrizia Collard. 158.12 COL
Triggers : sparking positive change and making it last, Marshall Goldsmith. 158.7 GOL
Unflattening, Nick Sousanis. 153.7 SOU
Sousanis defies conventional forms of scholarly discourse to offer readers both a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.
Very good lives : the fringe benefits of failure and the importance of imagination, J. K. Rowling. 158 ROW
J.K. Rowling's words of wisdom for anyone at a turning point in life. How can we embrace failure? And how can we use our imagination to better both ourselves and others?

Social Issues

Boko Haram : inside Nigeria's unholy war, Mike Smith. 363.32 SMI
An expert on Nigeria introduces us to the ordinary people on the frontline in the war against one of the most feared terrorist groups.
Confessions of a Bangkok private eye : true stories from the case files of Warren Olson., Warren Olson. 363.289 OLS
Digital destiny : how the new age of data will transform the way we work, live, and communicate, Shawn DuBravac. 303.483 DUB
Golden holocaust : origins of the cigarette catastrophe and the case for abolition, Robert N. Proctor. 362.296 PRO
Proctor draws on reams of formerly-secret industry documents to explore how the cigarette came to be the most widely-used drug on the planet, with six trillion sticks sold per year.
Happy together : thriving as a same-sex couple in your family, workplace, and community, Sharon S. Rostosky. 306.848 ROS
In every life context same-sex couples have to make decisions about disclosure, how to respond to prejudice, and how to cope with negative feelings about themselves and their experiences.
Ireland's invasion of the world : the Irish diaspora in a nutshell, Miki Garcia. 305.89162 GAR
Journalism and PR : new media and public relations in the digital age, John Lloyd. 302.23 LLO
Legal highs : inside secrets of the world's newest and deadliest drugs, Wensley Clarkson. 362.293 CLA
Madness in civilization : a cultural history of insanity, from the bible to Freud, from the madhouse to modern medicine, Andrew Scull. 306.461 SCU
Meeting your match : navigating the minefield of online dating, Daisy Buchanan. 306.73 BUC
A dating book for the digital age that offers frank advice and real information. Aimed at 20-30s females, it details the different "personalities" of the various sites so that the reader can make an informed decision about their suitability.
Perfect wives in ideal homes : the story of women in the 1950s, Virginia Nicholson. 305.40941 NIC
Rebalancing society : radical renewal beyond left, right, and center, Henry Mintzberg. 306.3 MIN
Mintzberg argues that a healthy society is built on three balanced pillars: a public sector of respected governments, a private sector of responsible enterprises, and what he calls a plural sector of robust voluntary associations (nonprofits, NGOs, etc.).
Slaying conflict healing souls : are we there yet? : five steps to real peace now, Eric Lo. 303.69 LO
Stroppy old women : 52 Kiwi women, who've been around long enough to know, tell you what's wrong with the world, Paul Little. 305.40993 STR
Stuff I forgot to tell my daughter, Michele A'Court. 306.8743 ACO
Adapted from the author's standup show, this is a candid and funny account of being the mother of a daughter, of how we are sometimes so busy parenting we forget how to be a person, and why learning how to store ginger is as important as knowing the history of feminism.
Supporting transgender & gender creative youth : schools, families, and communities in action, Elizabeth J. Meyer. 305.3 SUP
Terms of service : social media and the price of constant connection, Jacob Silverman. 303.483 SIL
The age of sustainable development, Jeffrey D. Sachs. 363.7 SAC
Gives an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development - that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.
The nurture effect : how the science of human behavior can improve our lives & our world, Anthony Biglan. 302.54 BIG
The vanishing neighbor : the transformation of American community, Marc J. Dunkelman. 307 DUN
The village effect : why face-to-face contact matters, Susan Pinker. 302 PIN
Pinker explores the crucial, long-standing but forgotten value of face-to-face contact in an age of ever-expanding online connection.
The year Yellowstone burned : a twenty-five-year perspective, Jeff Henry. 363.37 HEN
The Yellowstone fires of 1988 consumed nearly 800,000 acres 36 percent of the park. In the years following, spectacular wildflowers rose from the ashes and trees rapidly reclaimed the landscape.
Through the flames : overcoming disaster through compassion, patience, and determination, Allan Lokos. 363.124 LOK
After surviving a plane crash Allan Lokos shares what his long and painful recovery process is teaching him about humanity’s ability to survive.
Violence: a modern obsession, Richard Bessel. 303.6 BES
A book on the history of our violent world and how we have become obsessed about violence.
Women after all : sex, evolution, and the end of male supremacy, Melvin Konner. 305.4 KON

Sport & Recreation

110 card games for expert players : history, rules and winning strategies for bridge, whist, hearts, canasta and many other games, with 200 photographs and diagrams, Jeremy Harwood. 795.4 HAR
Conjurors, cardsharps and conmen : a comprehensive history of one of the most popular theatrical entertainments of nineteenth-century New Zealanders, Bernard Reid. 793.8 REI
Disc golf : all you need to know about the game you want to play, Michael Stevens Gregory. 796.2 GRE
Isle of Man TT : the photographic history : 100 years of images from the world's greatest road race, Bill Snelling. 796.75 SNE
Japanese Jiu-jitsu : secret techniques of self-defense, Darrell Max Craig. 796.8152 CRA
Natural born heroes : the lost secrets of strength and endurance, Christopher McDougall. 613.7 MCD
Christopher travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere.
Slice of heaven : climbs and scrambles on seven continents, Ross Cullen. 796.522 CUL
Describes adventures on seven continents during 34 years by Ross Cullen and his companions.
So you want to be a dancer : practical advice and true stories from a working professional, Matthew Shaffer. 793.3 SHA
The art of the racing motorcycle : 100 years of designing for speed, Phillip Tooth. 796.75 TOO
The bridge player's bible, Julian Pottage. 795.4153 POT
The fly-fisher's companion : a fundamental guide to tackle, casting, presentation, aquatic insects, and the flies the imitate them, Darrel Martin. 799.12 MAR
The flytier's manual, Mike Dawes. 688.79 DAW
The history of baseball in 100 objects : a tour through the bats, balls, uniforms, awards, documents, and other artifacts that tell the story of the national pastime, Josh Leventhal. 796.357 LEV
The way of the runner : a journey into the fabled world of Japanese running, Adharanand Finn. 796.427 FIN
Training for the new alpinism : a manual for the climber as athlete, Steve House. 796.522 HOU
World cycling stripped bare, Sean Conway. 796.64 CON
With virtually no cycling experience, Sean decided that he would try and become the fastest person to cycle around the world.
Your short game solution : mastering the finesse game from 120 yards and in, James Sieckmann. 796.3523 SIE
Zen and the art of disc golf, Patrick McCormick. 796.2 MCC

Trains, Boats, Planes

Aviation : the early years = Die anfänge der luftfahrt = Les premieres anness de l'aeronautique, Peter Almond. 629.1309 ALM
Chronicles the first decades of man-powered flight in photographs, from the end of the last century to the era of the great Zeppelins.
Avro Vulcan : 1952 onwards (B2 model) : owners' workshop manual, Alfred Price. 623.7463 PRI
Read about the Vulcan's operational history and take a close-up look at its construction. Discover what it takes to own and fly the mighty V-bomber, and find out how engineers keep it airworthy.
Gondola, Donna Leon. 623.829 LEO
First used in medieval Venice as a getaway boat, the gondola evolved over the centuries into a floating pleasure palace, bedecked in silk, that facilitated the romantic escapades of the Venetian elite. Today, the gondola wears black - a gleaming, elegant hue, and is manned by robust gondolieri in black-and-white-striped shirts and straw hats.
Hawker Hurricane and Sea Hurricane, Tony O'Toole. 623.7464 HUR
This book offers a concise history of the Hurricane's development, operational career and design improvements, and a section listing and illustrating the model kits produced of the Hurricane in all scales.
Life on Australian locomotives, David Barnett. 385.36 BAR
What was it like to drive a steam locomotive?
New Zealand railway memorabilia, Geoffrey B. Churchman. 385.0993 CHU
Safer skies : an accident investigator on why planes crash and the state of aviation safety, David Soucie. 363.124 SOU
Steam power, Brian Solomon. 625.26 SOL
Steam trains : the magnificent history of Britain's locomotives from Stephenson's Rocket to BR's Evening Star, Colin Maggs. 625.26 MAG
The Dakota hunter : in search of the legendary DC-3 on the last frontiers, Hans Wiesman. 629.13334 WIE
Wiesman describes his lifelong love affair with the DC-3.


A Nazi in the family : the hidden story of an SS family in wartime Germany, Derek Niemann. 943.086 NIE
Three years ago Niemann made the chilling discovery that his grandfather Karl had been an officer in the SS; and that his "business" used thousands of slave labourers in concentration camps, such as Auschwitz, Dachau, Buchenwald and Sachsenhausen.
A world without Jews : the Nazi imagination from persecution to genocide, Alon Confino. 940.5318 CON
Ardennes 1944 : Hitler's last gamble, Antony Beevor. 940.5421 BEE
Ashley's war : the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon. 958.1 TZE
Presents the story of First Lieutenant Ashley White and a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers on the battle field in Afghanistan.
Auschwitz : the Nazi solution, Andrew Rawson. 940.5318 RAW
This is the story of the development of Auschwitz from a Polish prison camp into a concentration camp, and a thorough account of the building of Birkenau and the gas chambers, which grew into industrial killing machines.
Britain's lost regiments : the illustrious bands of brothers time has forgotten, Trevor Royle. 356.1 ROY
Brothers in arms : Gordon & Robin Harper in the Great War, Jock Phillips. 940.42 HAR
An account of two brothers who fought side-by-side at Gallipoli and then in the Sinai Desert as machine gunners with the Canterbury Mounted Rifles.
D-Day : minute by minute, Jonathan Mayo. 940.5421 MAY
Told in a purely chronological style, this fascinating account vividly details the authentic stories of regular people caught up in the historical events of D-Day.
Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania, Erik Larson. 940.45 LAR
Defending the motherland : the Soviet women who fought Hitler's aces, Lyuba Vinogradova. 940.544 VIN
Desert war : the battle of Sidi Rezegh, Peter Cox. 940.5423 COX
Fighting on three fronts : a Black Watch battalion in the Great War, D.D. Ogilvie. 940.481 OGL
High command : British military leadership in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Christopher L. Elliott. 355.3 ELL
Infamy : the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II, Richard Reeves. 940.5317 REE
Reeves examines the key causes and dire consequences of the Japanese-American internment in relocation camps during WWII, concentrating on a shortsighted military strategy and anti-Japanese sentiment following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbour.
Kl : a history of the Nazi concentration camps, Nikolaus Wachsmann. 940.5318 WAC
An integrated account of the Nazi concentration camps from their inception in 1933 through their demise, seventy years ago, in the spring of 1945.
Marines : an illustrated history : the US Marine Corps from 1775 to the twenty-first century, Chester G. Hearn. 359.96 HEA
New Zealand's First World War heritage, Imelda Bargas. 940.46 BAR
The living history of the NZ home front in World War I is brought alive here with vivid text, words, photographs and maps showing military bases, internment camps, railway lines, brothels, uniform factories, docks, soldier settler farms, and much more including memorial buildings and trees.
Rescue at Los Baños : the most daring prison camp raid of World War II, Bruce Henderson. 940.5317 HEN
Swansong 1945 : a collective diary from Hitler's last birthday to VE Day, Walter Kempowski. 940.5481 SWA
Brings together hundreds of letters, diary extracts and autobiographical accounts to chronicle four days in 1945: 20th April, Hitler's last birthday, 25th April, when American and Soviet troops first met at the Elbe, 30th April, the day Hitler committed suicide, and 8th May, the day of the German surrender.
Target Tokyo : Jimmy Doolittle and the raid that avenged Pearl Harbor, James M. Scott. 940.5425 SCO
The 1942 Doolittle bombing raid on Japan.
The air VCs, Peter G. Cooksley. 940.46 COO
Of more than 600 Victoria Crosses awarded to British and Empire servicemen during the First World War, nineteen were awarded to airmen of the newly formed Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service.
The Anzacs : an inside view of New Zealanders at Gallipoli, Damien Fenton. 940.42 ANZ
The Bletchley girls : war, secrecy, love and loss : the women of Bletchley Park tell their story, Tessa Dunlop. 940.5486 DUN
Weaves together the lives of fifteen women who were all selected to work in Britain's most secret organisation Bletchley Park.
The hand grenade, Gordon L. Rottman. 623.4511 ROT
This study explores and assesses the origins, development, combat use, and lasting legacy of the formidable military hand grenade.
The left side of history : World War II and the unfulfilled promise of communism in Eastern Europe, Kristen Ghodsee. 940.53499 GHO
The lost band of brothers, Tom Keene. 940.5486 KEE
They were Britain's Second World War 'Band of Brothers', a secret army of fifty handpicked, cross-Channel raiders who carried the fight to the enemy shore long before D-Day.
The Nazi and the psychiatrist : Hermann Göring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a fatal meeting of minds at the end of WWII, Jack El-Hai. 341.69 EL
Reportage on the unique relationship between a prison physician and one of the Third Reich's highest ranking officials.
Triumph on the western front : diary of a despatch rider with the ANZACs 1915-1919, Oswald Harcourt Davis. 940.481 DAV
Oswald joined the Royal Engineers in 1916 and arrived in Abbeville, Somme, France, in July that year. He was attached to the ANZACs and rode a Triumph motorcycle to carry pigeons at a time when communications were limited and risky.
VE Day : a day to remember, Craig Cabell. 940.5421 CAB
A collection of memories and anecdotes from celebrities and members of the public covering their experiences of the Second World War and the day that victory over the Nazis was declared.