New Titles Non-Fiction February 2015 (arrived in January 2015)

Art & Architecture

A singular vision : Harry Seidler, Helen O'Neill. 720.994 SEI
Harry Seidler, a stylish, decisive and highly opinionated man, was a key figure in international modern architecture and in the establishment of post-war modern design in Australia.
Cabins = Hutten = Cabanes, Philip Jodidio. 728.72 JOD
In the past decade, as our material existence and environmental footprint has grown exponentially, architects around the globe have become particularly interested in the possibilities of the minimal, low-impact, and isolated abode. This title explores how this particular architectural type presents special opportunities for creative thinking.
Caro, Anthony Caro ; edited by Amanda Renshaw. 730.92 CAR
A complete career monograph on British sculptor Sir Anthony Caro.
Christian Boltanski. 709.44 BOL
Christian Boltanski internationally acclaimed photographer, sculptor, painter, and installation artist tackles the problems of death, memory, and loss in his art that draws heavily from his own life.
French art deco, Jared Goss. 709.0401 GOS
Havana modern : 20th-century architecture and interiors, Michael Connors. 720.97291 CON
Japanese art close-up, John Reeve. 709.52 REE
Rembrandt's themes : life into art, Richard Verdi. 759.9492 REM
The art of mistakes : unexpected painting techniques & the practice of creative thinking, Melanie Rothschild. 751.4 ROT


Automotive handbook. 629.2 AUT


Becoming Richard Pryor, Scott Saul. 791.43028 PRY
Brings the man and his comic genius into focus as never before. Drawing upon a mountain of original research interviews with family and friends, court transcripts, unpublished journals, screenplay drafts, Scott Saul traces Pryor's rough journey to the heights of fame: from his heartbreaking childhood, his trials in the Army, and his apprentice days in Greenwich Village to his soul-searching interlude in Berkeley and his ascent in the New Hollywood of the 1970s.
Beethoven : anguish and triumph : a biography, Jan Swafford. 780.92 BEE
Peels away layers of legend to get to the living, breathing human being who composed some of the world's most iconic music. This book offers an insightful readings of Beethoven's key works.
Cold sweat : my father James Brown and me, Yamma Brown with Robin Gaby Fisher. 781.644 BRO
Being the child of a global superstar is never easy, but being the daughter of the "Hardest Working Man in Show Business" that's a category unto itself. Like every little girl, Yamma Brown wanted her father's attention, but fame, drugs, jail, and the complicated women in James Brown's life set the stage for an uncommon childhood.
Dear boy : the life of Keith Moon, Tony Fletcher. 781.66 MOO
Keith Moon was more than just rock's greatest drummer, he was a phenomenal character and an extravagant hell raiser who in a final, uncharacteristic act of grace actually did die before he got old. This new edition includes a newly written After word that considers Moon's lasting legacy, the death of John Entwistle and The Who's ongoing career in the new millennium.
Dream weaver : a memoir : music, meditation, and my friendship with George Harrison, Gary Wright. 781.66 WRI
At the heart of this memoir is the spiritual conversion and journey that Wright experienced alongside his close friend George Harrison.
Educating Alice, Alice Greenup. 994 GRE
A footloose city slicker who couldn't tell a bull from a cow was hardly the ideal candidate to answer an ad for a governess on a Mackay cattle station. But Alice Greenup was game for anything, until she was bowled over by a handsome young jackeroo with a devastating smile.
Glow : the autobiography of Rick James, Rick James with David Ritz. 781.644 JAM
Best known for his song "Super Freak," hitmaker, singer, innovator, producer, award-winning pioneer in the fusion of funk groove and rock, the late Rick James collaborated with music biographer David Ritz in this posthumously published, wildly entertaining, and profound expression of a rock star's life and soul. He was the nephew of Temptations singer Melvin Franklin; a boy who watched and listened, mesmerized from underneath cocktail tables at the shows of Etta James and Miles Davis.
Guitar with Wings : a photographic memoir, Laurence Juber with Marshall Terrill. 787.87 JUB
It is the story of Juber's five-decade career told through his own words, candid never-seen-before colour and black & white photos, vintage advertising materials, guitars, equipment, memorabilia and the six-string legend's encyclopaedic musical memory.
Hero or tyrant? Henry III, King of France, 1574-89, Robert J. Knecht. 944.029 HEN
King Henry III of France has not suffered well at the hands of posterity. Generally depicted as at best a self-indulgent, ineffectual ruler, and at worst a debauched tyrant responsible for a series of catastrophic political blunders, his reputation has long been a poor one. Yet recent scholarship has begun to question the validity of this judgment and look for a more rounded assessment of the man and his reign.
Hope : entertainer of the century, Richard Zoglin. 792.7 HOP
Draws on exclusive reporting to honour Bob Hope's top-rated successes while discussing such topics as his secret first marriage, stint in reform school and ambivalent relationships with fellow stars.
I'll drink to that : a life in style, with a twist, Betty Halbreich with Rebecca Paley. 746.92 HAL
Eighty-six-year-old Betty Halbreich is a true original. A tough broad who could have stepped straight out of Stephen Sondheim's repertoire, she has spent nearly forty years as the legendary personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, where she works with socialites, stars, and ordinary women off the street.
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis : the untold story, Barbara Leaming. 920.72 ONA
Johnny Cash FAQ : all that's left to know about the man in black, C. Eric Banister. 781.642 CAS
Joni : the creative odyssey of Joni Mitchell, Katherine Monk. 781.64 MIT
Chronicles the life of the Canadian singer, delving into the art, philosophy, relationships, and personal triumphs and failures that have shaped her as a person and an artist.
Kenny Rogers : through the years, Editors, Mick Buck and John W. Rumble. 781.642 ROG
Printed on the occasion of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum's exhibition celebrating the life and career of one of country music's most enduring stars.
Life on air : memoirs of a broadcaster, David Attenborough. 791.4566 ATT
Sir David Attenborough is Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. His career as a naturalist and broadcaster has spanned nearly six decades, and in this volume of memoirs Sir David tells stories of the people and animals he has met and the places he has visited.
My history : a memoir of growing up, Antonia Fraser. 828.914 FRA
This magical memoir, told with inimitable humour and style, will take many readers back to their own discovery of history. It is an unforgettable account of one person's journey towards becoming a writer and a historian.
Parekura Horomia : 'Kia ora, chief!', Wira Gardiner. 993.038 HOR
The book is based on interviews with sixty-five of Parekura Horomia's family, friends and colleagues, and it shares stories about his qualities, abilities and his tireless work. The stories build a picture of this man with a large heart and huge commitment and give insights into little-known parts of his life.
Respect : the life of Aretha Franklin, David Ritz. 781.644 FRA
Aretha Franklin began life as the golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher. Raised without her mother, she was a gospel prodigy who gave birth to two sons in her teens and left them and her native Detroit for New York, where she struggled to find her true voice. She found fame, fortune, and that remarkable voice in 1967 with "Respect" and a rapid-fire string of hits. Aretha turned the industry on its head by refuelling pop with heavy soul.
Robin Williams : when the laughter stops : 1951-2014, Emily Herbert. 791.43028 WIL
Emily Herbert's sensitive and thoughtful biography celebrates his genius and warmth, but also attempts to understand what could have driven such a gentle and gifted man to so tragic an end. This is Robin Williams, the life, the laughter, and the deep sorrow of the man who made the world smile.
Rock stars stole my life! : a big bad love affair with music, Mark Ellen. 781.66 ELL
In a sodden tent at a '70s festival, the teenage Mark Ellen had a dream. He dreamt that music was a rich meadow of possibility, a liberating leap to a sparkling future, an industry of human happiness and he wanted to be part of it. Thus began his 50-year love affair with rock and roll.
Sound man, Glyn Johns. 781.64 JOH
Born just outside London in 1942, Glyn Johns was 16 years old at the dawn of rock and roll. His big break as a producer came on the Steve Miller Band's debut album, Children of the Future, and he went on to engineer or produce iconic albums for the best in the business: Abbey Road with the Beatles, Led Zeppelin's and the Eagles' debuts, Who's Next by the Who, and many others.
The last asylum : a memoir of madness in our times, Barbara Taylor. 616.89 TAY
Begins with Barbara Taylor's visit to the innocuously named Princess Park Manor in Friern Barnet, North London a picture of luxury and repose. But this is the former site of one of England's most infamous lunatic asylums, the Middlesex County Pauper Lunatic Asylum at Colney Hatch.
This blessed journey, Da'Vella Gore ; illustrations by Wallace Keown. 759.993 GOR
Third book in This Blessed trilogy. This time, she enters the unknown world of vitaculture and tackles almost insurmountable obstacles.
Travelling to infinity : my life with Stephen, Jane Hawking. 530.092 HAW
In this compelling memoir his first wife, Jane Hawking, relates the inside story of their extraordinary marriage. As Stephen's academic renown soared, his body was collapsing under the assaults of motor neurone disease, and Jane's candid account of trying to balance his 24-hour care with the needs of their growing family will be inspirational to anyone dealing with family illness.
Unchosen : the memoirs of a philo-semite, Julie Burchill. 070.92 BUR
Unchosen is not a book for anyone who wants balance or an even-handed historical account of modern Jewish culture. It's a spiritual autobiography turned up to the maximum, a book that manages to range from the movingly personal to the raucously outrageous in the space of a single paragraph.
Wolsey : the life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal, John Matusiak. 942.05 WOL
Far from being one more familiar portrait of an overweight and overweening spider or another cautionary tale of pride preceding a fall, this is the gripping story of how consummate talent, noble intentions and an eagle eye for the main chance can contrive with the vagaries of power politics to raise an individual to unheard of heights before finally consuming him.

Business & Management

Anticipate : the art of leading by looking ahead, Rob-Jan de Jong. 658.409 DE
Breaking big : the Business Doctors' no-nonsense guide to achieving breakthrough growth for your business, Business Doctors. 658.401 BUS
Brilliant answers to tough interview questions, Susan Hodgson. 650.144 HOD
Coaching for change, John L. Bennett & Mary Wayne Bush. 658.406 BEN
Coaching for innovation : tools and techniques for encouraging new ideas in the workplace, Cristina Bianchi, Maureen Steele. 658.3124 BIA
Compassionate leadership : how to create and maintain engaged, committed & high-performing teams, Manley Hopkinson. 658.409 HOP
Giving effective feedback : check in regularly, handle tough conversations, bring out the best. 658.3125 GIV
Health and safety, environment and quality audits : a risk-based approach, Stephen Asbury. 658.562 ASB
How to manage a great project : on budget, on target, on time, Mike Clayton. 658.404 CLA
How to write a brilliant CV, Jim Bright, Joanne Earl and David Winter. 650.14 BRI
Indispensable and other myths : why the CEO pay experiment failed and how to fix it, Michael B. Dorff. 658.407 DOR
Marketing with social media : 10 easy steps to success for business, Linda Coles. 658.872 COL
Mind maps for business : using the ultimate thinking tool to revolutionise how you work, Tony Buzan with Chris Griffiths and James Harrison, consultant editor. 650.1 BUZ
Six capitals : the revolution capitalism has to have or can accountants save the planet?, Jane Gleeson-White. 657 GLE
Strategic procurement : organizing suppliers and supply chains for competitive advantage, Caroline Booth. 658.72 BOO
The 80 minute MBA : everything you'll never learn at business school, Richard Reeves and John Knell. 658.4 REE
The conscience economy : how a mass movement for good is great for business, Steven Overman. 658.408 OVE
The effective change manager's handbook : essential guidance to the change management body of knowledge, Richard Smith and three others. 658.406 EFF
The improvisation edge : secrets to building trust and radical collaboration at work, Karen Hough. 658.402 HOU
Transformative scenario planning : working together to change the future, Adam Kahane. 658.3145 KAH
What the most successful people do before breakfast : how to achieve more at work and at home, Laura Vanderkam. 650.11 VAN


Musical iPad : performing, creating, and learning music on your iPad, Thomas Rudolph and Vincent Leonard. 004.165 IPA
My iPhone, Brad Miser. 621.38456 MIS
The iPad in the music studio : connecting your iPad to mics, mixers, instruments, computers, and more!, Thomas Rudolph and Vincent Leonard. 004.165 IPA

Crafts & Collecting & Hobbies

Cut, fold & hold : unique cardboard projects for the home, Petra Schroder & Dirk von Manteuffel. 745.54 SCH
Cute pets to knit : five patterns to make and cuddle, Susie Johns. 746.432 JOH
Every stamp tells a story : the National Philatelic Collection, Cheryl R. Ganz with M.T. Sheahan. 769.56 EVE
Fabric blooms : 42 flowers to make, wear & adorn your life, Megan Hunt. 745.594 HUN
Four centuries of quilts : the Colonial Williamsburg collection, Linda Baumgarten, Kimberly Smith Ivey. 746.46 BAU
Georg Jensen : reflections, Murray Moss ; photography by Thomas Loof. 739.23 JEN
The preeminent luxury silver brand in the world, Georg Jensen is the essence of Danish design and craftsmanship.
I can't believe I'm free-form crocheting, Pamela Pease. 746.434 PEA
Incredible LEGO technic : cars, trucks, robots & more!, Pawel "Sariel" Kmiec. 688.725 KMI
Iron history and technique, Augusto Vecchi. 739.4 VEC
The blacksmith's art has enjoyed renewed interest in recent years, particularly amongst artists and
Knit-a-bear : 15 fluffy friends to make and dress for every occasion, Val Pierce. 746.432 PIE
Love leather accessories : 20 easy leather accessories to sew, Zoe Larkins. 745.53 LAR
Modern sashiko, Silke Bosbach. 746.46 BOS
How to create 15 stunning embroidery designs which blend modern techniques with the simple and traditional Japanese method of Sashiko.
Modern upcycling : a user-friendly guide to inspiring and repurposed handicrafts for a trendy home, Susanna Zacke & Sania Hedengren. 745.5 ZAC
New ways with jelly rolls : 12 reversible modern jelly roll quilts, Pam & Nicky Lintott. 746.46 LIN
Outrageously adorable dog knits : 25 must-have styles for the pampered pooch, Featuring knits by Jill Bulgan and three others. 746.432 OUT
Patchwork crochet : crochet patterns for cushions, pillows, afghans and throws, Kristel Salgarollo. 746.434 SAL
Quilt talk : paper-pieced alphabet with symbols & numbers : 12 chatty projects, Sam Hunter. 746.46 HUN
Ramsay's catalogue of British model trains, compiled by Pat Hammond. 625.19 RAM
Restoring, tuning & using classic woodworking tools, Michael Dunbar. 684.082 DUN
Robot builder : the beginner's guide to building robots, John Baichtal. 629.892 BAI
Absolutely no experience needed! Learn robot building from the ground up, hands-on, in full colour!
Tilda homemade & happy, Tone Finnanger. 646.21 FIN
The creator of Tilda, Tone Finnanger, brings her unique and timeless Scandinavian style to a new and beautiful range of sewing projects, featuring stunning lifestyle photography taken in Tone's own Norwegian Fjord home and with full step-by- step instructions and diagrams so readers can create these beautiful accessories for their own home.
Twigg stitch : a new twist on reversible knitting, Vicki Twigg. 746.432 TWI
Vintage knits for him & her : 30 modern knitting patterns for stylish vintage knitwear, Ame England. 746.432 ENG
Washi tape Christmas : easy holiday craft ideas with washi tape, Kami Bigler. 745.59 BIG
Wristwatch annual 2015 : the catalog of producers, prices, models, and specifications, Peter Braun. 681.114 BRA


Blood will out : a true story of a murder, a mystery, and a masquerade, Walter Kirn. 364.1523 KIR
This is a one-of-a-kind story of an innocent man duped by a real-life Mr Ripley, taking us on a bizarre and haunting journey from the private club rooms of Manhattan to the courtrooms and prisons of Los Angeles.
Crime, punishment and redemption : a convict's story, June Slee. 365.6 WAR
Gulag boss : a Soviet memoir, Fyodor Vasilevich Mochulsky. 365.45 MOC
The searing accounts of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Evgeniia Ginsberg and Varlam Shalamov opened the world's eyes to the terrors of the Soviet Gulag. But not until now has there been a memoir of life inside the camps written from the perspective of an actual employee of the Secret police.
Lying in wait : and other true cases, Ann Rule. 364.1523 RUL
The author presents another collection of fascinating and disturbing true-crime stories drawn from her real- life personal files.
Newtown : an American tragedy, Matthew Lysiak. 371.78 LYS
In the vein of Dave Cullen's Columbine, the first comprehensive account of the Sandy Hook tragedy with exclusive new reporting that chronicles the horrific events of December 14, 2012, including new insight into the dark mind of gunman Adam Lanza.
The inheritor's powder : a cautionary tale of poison, betrayal and greed, Sandra Hempel. 364.1523 HEM
The Internet police : how crime went online and the cops followed, Nate Anderson. 364.168 AND
Trapped : a couple's journey to hell and back in Dubai, Marcus and Julie Lee with Hazel Flynn. 363.259 LEE
Everything went swimmingly until one day in 2009 when Marcus was picked up by the state police and imprisoned in solitary over extremely hazy charges. Marcus managed to get out of prison and out of Dubai with the help of Julie, who found her husband and spent five years working to free him first from one of Dubai's notorious jails, and then from house arrest.


Sketch! : the non-artist's guide to inspiration, technique, and drawing daily life, France Belleville-Van Stone. 741.2 BEL


Austerity : the great failure, Florian Schui. 339.47 SCH
Basic economics : a common sense guide to the economy, Thomas Sowell. 330 SOW
Guide to country risk : how to identify, manage and mitigate the risks of doing business across borders, Mina Toksoz. 332.673 TOK
The colder war : how the global energy trade slipped from America's grasp, Marin Katusa. 338.272 KAT
The end of normal : the great crisis and the future of growth, James K. Galbraith. 330.9 GAL
The lights in the tunnel : automation, accelerating technology and the economy of the future, Martin Ford. 330.9 FOR
A computer engineer from Silicon Valley employs a powerful thought experiment to explore the economy of the future.
The rise of the new East : business strategies for success in a world of increasing complexity, Ben Simpfendorfer. 330.95 SIM
Unhappy union : how the euro crisis and Europe can be fixed, John Peet and Anton LaGuardia. 337.142 PEE
What every environmentalist needs to know about capitalism : a citizen's guide to capitalism and the environment, Fred Magdoff and John Bellamy Foster. 330.122 MAG


Behaviour solutions for the inclusive classroom, Beth Aune, Beth Burt & Peter Gennaro. 371.904 AUN
Learn to teach, teach to learn, Catherine Scott. 371.1 SCO
O pelega o fanau : treasuring children, SAASIA ; edited by Sala Faasaulala Tagoilelagi-Leota, Tafili Utumapu-McBride. 372.21 O
Samoan early childhood education. Collected papers.
Suffer the little children : an insiders' view of the workings of early childcare facilities in New Zealand that will get you nearer to the truth than ever before, David Smith. 372.21 SMI


Railway electrics, Ian Morton. 625.19 MOR
Introduces the concepts and practice of wiring model railway layouts. This book covers cab control, point control, signalling, train detection and lighting. It is suitable for those thinking of including electrics on their model rail layout.


Learn to weld : beginning MIG welding and metal fabrication basics, Stephen Blake Christena. 671.52 CHR
Digital command control : the definitive guide, Ian Morton. 625.19 MOR
Just a piece of wire : the history of the first submarine telegraph cable linking New Zealand with the world, Bryan Pannett. 384.1 PAN
Modern fire trucks, Kent Parrish. 628.925 PAR
Welding metallurgy and weldability, John C. Lippold. 669.1 LIP
This book describes the weldability aspects of many structural materials used in a wide variety of engineering structures, including steels, stainless steels, Ni-base alloys, and Al-base alloys.


Climate conundrums : what the climate debate reveals about us, William B. Gail. 363.7387 GAI
Our daily poison : from pesticides to packaging, how chemicals have contaminated the food chain and are making us sick, Marie-Monique Robin. 363.7384 ROB
The moral case for fossil fuels, Alex Epstein. 333.82 EPS


Manners that matter most : the easy guide to etiquette at home and in the world, June Eding. 395 EDI


A nation of farmers : defeating the food crisis on American soil, Sharon Astyk & Aaron Newton. 338.19 AST
Provides information on ways to solve the food crisis in the United States by creating a local food supply system.
Plant protection in the Pacific. 2 : epidemiology of vanilla necrosis potyvirus in selected vanilla fragrans plantations in the kingdom of Tonga, Semisi Pone. 633.82 PON
Plant Protection work on the epidemiology of Vanilla Necrosis Potyvirus in Tonga from 1986-1987. The race against time to save Tonga's vanilla industry. Scientific information that is available nowhere else. How the virus spreads and its control.


Contemporary menswear : a global guide to independent men's fashion, Steven Vogel, Nicholas Schonberger & Calum Gordon. 391.1 VOG
Shoes : an illustrated history, Rebecca Shawcross. 391.41 SHA
Vintage fashion complete, Nicky Albrechtsen. 391 ALB

Film, Television & Theatre

Ayoade on Ayoade : a cinematic odyssey. 791.43023 AYO
Over ten insightful and often erotic interviews, the author examines himself fully and without mercy, leading a breathless investigation into this once-in-a-generation visionary.
Still open all hours : the story of a classic comedy, Graham McCann. 791.457 MCC
The art of Dreamworks How to train your dragon 2, Linda Sunshine. 791.437 SUN
Voiceovers : techniques and tactics for success, Janet Wilcox. 791.45028 WIL


The original folk & fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm : the complete first edition, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. 398.2 GRI

Food & Wine

Frozen yoghurt, Constance and Mathilde Lorenzi. 641.862 LOR
The Akaroa Cooking School, Lou & Ant Bentley ; photographs by Alan Gillard. 641.5 BEN
Ant and Lou Bentley gave up the corporate rat race in London to realise their dream of running a cooking school in beautiful Akaroa in NZ's South Island.
The new classics cookbook, The editors of Saveur. 641.5 NEW
Wood, whiskey and wine : a history of barrels, Henry H. Work. 674.82 WOR

Gardens and Gardening

Around the world in 80 plants : an edible perennial vegetable adventure in temperate climates, Stephen Barstow. 635 BAR
Dahlias : an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 160 beautiful photographs, Ted Collins ; photography by Jonathan Buckley. 635.93 DAH
Epic tomatoes : hot to select & grow the best varieties of all time, Craig LeHoullier. 635.64 LEH
Grasses : an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 160 superb photographs, Jo Chatterton ; consultant, Trevor Scott ; photography by Jonathan Buckley. 635.9349 CHA
Grow something to eat every day, Jo Whittingham. 635.0994 WHI
Homegrown berries : successfully grow your own strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and more. 634.7 HOM
Koanga garden planner : a home scale guide to regenerative food security, Kay Baxter. 635.0484 BAX
New Zealand native ground cover plants : a practical guide for gardeners and landscapers, Lawrie Metcalf, Roy Edwards. 635.951 MET
RHS good plant guide. 635.9 ROY
Royal Horticultural Society good plant guide
Start a community food garden : the essential handbook, LaManda Joy. 635 JOY
The manual of plant grafting : practical techniques for ornamentals, vegetables, and fruit, Peter T. MacDonald. 631.541 MCD
Authoritative, practical guide describes the latest plant grafting techniques for students, professionals and enthusiastic amateurs.
The mini farming bible : the complete guide to self-sufficiency on 1/4 acre, Brett L. Markham. 635 MAR
The practical encyclopedia of orchids : a practical guide to orchids and their cultivation, Brian & Wilma Rittershausen. 635.93 ORC

Health & Medicine

Aging wisely : strategies for baby boomers and seniors, Robert A. Levine, MD. 613.0438 LEV
Beat the bloat : lose your belly for good in just one month, Claire Young. 613.25 YOU
Consciousness beyond life : the science of the near-death experience, Pim van Lommel. 133.9 LOM
Cut the crap : the no-nonsense plan for a health body and mind, Ruth Field. 613.2 FIE
Faster, higher, stronger : how sports science is creating a new generation of superathletes and what we can learn from them, Mark McClusky. 613.711 MCC
Veteran journalist Mark McClusky brings readers behind the scenes with a new generation of athletes, coaches, and scientists whose accomplishments are changing our understanding of human physical achievement and completely redefining the limits of the human body.
Feel good for life : a recipe for great health and vitality, With NZ nutrition expert Claire Turnbull. 613.2 TUR
Fragrant : the secret life of scent, Mandy Aftel. 612.86 AFT
Internal medicine : a doctor's stories, Terrence Holt. 610.92 HOL
Mind change : how digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains, Susan Greenfield. 612.82 GRE
Reverse your diabetes : the step-by-step plan to take control of type 2 diabetes, David Cavan. 616.462 CAV
The 20/20 diet : turn your weight loss vision into reality : 20 key foods to help you succeed where other diets fail, Dr. Phil McGraw. 613.25 MCG
The promise of love, sex, and intimacy : how a simple breathing practice will enrich your life forever, Mark Whitwell. 613.19 WHI
The whole sphere : supporting well-being and recovery from relational trauma, Nicki Weld. 616.8914 WEL
Trackers : how technology is helping us monitor & improve our health, Richard MacManus. 613 MCM
You are not your pain : using mindfulness to relieve pain, reduce stress, and restore well-being : an eight-week program, Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman. 616.047 BUR

History, Geography & Travel

A history of the Philippines : from Indios Bravos to Filipinos, Luis H. Francia. 959.9 FRA
Budapest, Barbara Olszanska, Tadeusz Olszanski. 943.912 OLS
The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
China through the lens : a country and its culture, Photography by Steve Zhao. 951 ZHA
Eureka! : everything you ever wanted to know about the Ancient Greeks but were afraid to ask, Peter Jones. 938 JON
Europe on a shoestring, Tom Masters . 940 MAS
A Lonely Planet Publication.
Explore Sicily, Susie Boulton, Lisa Gerard-Sharp, Daniel Mosseri. 945.8 BOU
Florence & Tuscany, Christopher Catling. 945.5 CAT
The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Florida, Adam Karlin and three others. 975.9 KAR
A Lonely Planet Guide.
Gottland : mostly true stories from half of Czechoslovakia, Mariusz Szczygiel. 943.71 SZC
Heinrich Himmler : a photo history of the Reichsfuhrer-SS, Max Williams. 943.086 HIM
Hong Kong, Piera Chen, Emily Matchar. 951.25 CHE
A Lonely Planet Guide
How to be a Victorian, Ruth Goodman. 941.081 GOO
Let our fame be great : journeys among the defiant people of the Caucasus, Oliver Bullough. 947.5 BUL
Lives in ruins : archaeologists and the seductive lure of human rubble, Marilyn Johnson. 930.1 JOH
Makers of the Wade, Robin Grover. 993.21 GRO
A history of the settlers of the Wade village (now known as Silverdale) from circa 1835 to circa 1912.
Pocket Paris : top sights, local life, made easy, Catherine Le Nevez. 944.36 LE
Sardinia, Kerry Christiani, Duncan Garwood. 945.9 CHR
A Lonely Planet Guide.
South America on a shoestring, Regis St Louis and eleven others. 980 ST
A Lonely Planet guidebook.
Sri Lanka, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Stuart Butler, Iain Stewart. 954.93 VER
A Lonely Planet Guide.
The daily journal of an Antarctic explorer 1956-1958, Guyon Warren ; edited by Karen Warren. 998.9 WAR
Guyon Warren was one of a small group of men who spent 15 consecutive months in the Antarctic in the late 1950s. He helped establish Scott Base, right from the construction of the first hut. However, it is with his explorations out on the ice that he made his greatest contribution.
The Middle East conflict, Alan Axelrod, PhD. 956 AXE
The Princess Diana conspiracy : the evidence of murder, Alan Power. 941.085 DIA
The rising sun : the decline and fall of the Japanese empire, 1936-1945, John Toland. 940.5352 TOL
The rough guide to South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland, Hilary Heuler and four others. 968 ROU
Tokyo. 952.135 TOK
The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Viking weapons and combat techniques, William R. Short. 355.02 SHO
Walking home : my family and other rambles, Clare Balding. 941 BAL
A story of paths and people, of discovering the glories of Britain and Ireland, and of (mis)adventures with the family.
Waugh stories : growing up in Hokitika during the 1960s, Alec Waugh & Richard Waugh. 993.71 WAU

House & Garden

Complete do-it-yourself manual, The editors at the Family Handyman. 643.7 COM
French polishing : finishing and restoring using traditional techniques, Derek Jones. 684.104 JON
Living in style : architecture + interiors, Chris van Uffelen. 729 UFF
Organize & create discipline : an A-to-Z guide to an organized existence, Justin Klosky. 648.8 KLO
Explains organisation methods for laundry, legal documents, kitchen drawers, overflowing e-mail inboxes and dozens of other sources of daily detritus. Klosky's unrivalled techniques will help you organise your life.
Suspending reality : interiors, Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz ; written with Linda O'Keefe. 747 NOR


Enjoy Spanish, Juan Kattan-Ibarra ; revised by Bruno Paul. 460 KAT


Balancing work and life : a practical guide for lawyers, Julia Batchelor-Smith. 340.023 BAT
Consumer law in New Zealand, Kate Tokeley editor. 343.071 TOK
Public law toolbox : solving problems with government, Mai Chen. 342.93 CHE
Revision of 2012 edition.
Social media law for business : a practical guide for using Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and blogs without stepping on legal land mines, Glen Gilmore, Esq. 343.099 GIL


Get started in writing for children, Lisa Bullard. 808.068 BUL
The Bloomsbury introduction to creative writing, Tara Mokhtari. 808.04 MOK
The world of ice & fire : the untold history of Westeros and the Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin, Elio M. Garcia, Jr. and Linda Antonsson. 813.54 MAR
The never- before-seen history of Westeros and the lands beyond. With hundreds of pages of all-new material from George R.R. Martin.
Translated children's fiction in New Zealand : history, conditions of production, case studies, Anne Siebeck. 070.5 SIE
Writing motherhood, Lisa Garrigues. 808.066 GAR
Have you always wanted to chronicle your experience of motherhood, but never knew how to begin? Are you looking for an outlet for self-expression, but can't imagine how you could juggle one more thing? In "Writing Motherhood," longtime writing teacher Lisa Garrigues dispels the myth that motherhood is an impediment to creativity.


Fifty weapons that changed the course of history, Joel Levy. 623.4 LEV
Hermann Goering in the First World War : the personal photograph albums of Hermann Goering, Blaine Taylor. 940.44 GOR
This book concentrates on an earlier era of Hermann Goering's life, which he began as an infantry officer fighting the French Army in the 1914 Battle of the Frontiers. During a hospitalisation, his friend Bruno Lorzer convinced him to become an aerial observer-photographer, photographing the mighty French fortress of Verdun. He did, and began these never-before-seen personal photo albums of men and aircraft at war: up close.
The modern mercenary : private armies and what they mean for world order, Sean McFate. 355.354 MCF

Music & Musicians

200 stompbox reviews : the ultimate buyer's guide for fans of effects pedals, switching systems, flangers, tremolos, and more!. 787.8719 TWO
Brian May's Red Special : the story of the home-made guitar that rocked Queen and the world, Brian May with Simon Bradley. 787.87 MAY
Christmas carols : from village green to church choir, Andrew Gant. 782.28 GAN
Haynes clarinet manual : how to buy, set up and maintain a Boehm system clarinet, Stephen Howard. 788.62193 HOW
Haynes violin manual : how to assess, buy, set-up and maintain your violin, John Gosling, Marcus Corrie. 787.2192 GOS
Inventing the American guitar : the pre-Civil War innovations of C.F. Martin and his contemporaries, Robert Shaw and Peter Szego. 787.87 INV
Jazz piano technique : exercises, etudes & ideas for building chops, John Valerio. 786.2193 VAL
Let's talk about love : why other people have such bad taste, Carl Wilson. 781.1 WIL
Writings of Carl Wilson along with essays on the book themes from writers, musicians and scholars use Celine Dion as a test case and thought experiment to prompt readers to second guess the way we think about our likes and dislikes and what we value.
Nirvana : the complete illustrated history. 781.66 NIR
Outlaw Pete, Bruce Springsteen, Frank Caruso. 782.42 SPR
The illustrated text of Bruce Springsteen's song 'Outlaw Pete' tells the modern legend of a criminal who starts out in diapers and confronts the roughest edges of adulthood.
Producing country : the inside story of the great recordings, Michael Jarrett. 781.642 JAR
Star guitars : 101 guitars that rocked the world, Dave Hunter ; foreword by Billy F. Gibbons. 787.87 HUN
The Rolling Stones. 781.66 ROL
Where's Ringo? : the story of the Beatles in 20 visual puzzles, Andrew Grant Jackson ; illustrations by Oliver Goddard, Takayo Akiyama, David Ryan Robinson. 781.66 BEA

Natural Science

A future for cheetahs, Laurie Marker ; photography by Suzi Eszterhas. 599.75 MAR
A photographic guide to moths & butterflies of New Zealand, Robert Hoare ; photographs by Olivier Ball. 595.78 HOA
The mammoth book of predators, Alex MacCormick. 591.65 MCC
Welcome to subirdia : sharing our neighborhoods with wrens, robins, woodpeckers, and other wildlife, John M. Marzluff ; illustrations by Jack DeLap. 598.072 MAR


Consult the oracle : a Victorian guide to folklore and fortune telling, Gabriel Nostradamaus. 133.3 NOS


Chicken soup for the child's soul : character-building stories to read with kids ages 5-8, Compiled by Jack Canfield ... et al.. 305.23 CHI
Dance with me in the heart : the adults' guide to great infant-parent partnerships, Pennie Brownlee. 649.122 BRO
No bad kids : toddler discipline without shame, Janet Lansbury. 649.64 LAN
Parents make the difference : nourishing literacy development through shared book reading, Susan Voorhees. 372.4 VOO
Recipes for messy play : 40 fun sensory experiences for young learners. 649.51 REC
The learning habit : a groundbreaking approach to homework and parenting that helps our children succeed in school and life, Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, Rebecca Jackson, Dr. Robert M. Pressman. 371.3028 DON

Pets & Animals

Animals in emergencies : learning from the Christchurch earthquakes, Annie Potts, Donelle Gadenne. 636.083 POT
Chickens, Ernest Goh. 636.5 GOH
Christmas at Battersea : true stories of miracles and hope, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home with Punteha Yazdanian. 636.7 CHR
Horse hoof care, Cherry Hill and Richard Klimesh. 636.1089 HIL
Pets by royal appointment : the royal family and their animals, Brian Hoey. 929.72 HOE
Top dog, Kate Bendix. 636.7089 BEN

Philosophy and psychology

50 philosophy classics : thinking, being, acting, seeing : profound insights and powerful thinking from 50 key books, Tom Butler-Bowden. 100 BUT


Cecil Beaton : portraits & profiles, Hugo Vickers. 779 BEA
Creamy psychology, Yvonne Todd ; edited by Robert Leonard. 779 TOD
A career retrospective, including photographic plates and essays by the photographer and
Seventies glamour, David Wills ; design by Stephen Schmidt. 779 WIL
Shooting space : architecture in contemporary photography, Elias Redstone. 778.94 RED
Vivian Maier : a photographer found, John Maloof. 779 MAI
Wild Australasia : celebrating 10 years of the ANZANG photo competition, Australian Geographic ; edited by Chrissie Goldrick. 778.932 WIL


New selected poems : 1988-2013, Seamus Heaney. 821.914 HEA
Whistling in the dark, John O'Connor. 821.914 OCO

Religion & Ethics

A bright Samoan sunrise : portraits of early and faithful pioneers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Samoa, R. Wayne Shute, Tuifao Tufuga. 289.3 SHU
Christ actually : the son of God for the secular age, James Carroll. 232.8 CAR
Cry of wonder : our own real identity, Gerry W. Hughes. 248.4 HUG
Finding the forgotten God : credible faith for a secular age, Ron Hay. 239 HAY
George Augustus Selwyn (1809-1878) : theological formation, life, and work, Robert William Keith Wilson. 283.93 SEL
Heirs to forgotten kingdoms : journeys into the disappearing religions of the Middle East, Gerard Russell. 200.956 RUS
Jesus on trial : a lawyer affirms the truth of the Gospel, David Limbaugh. 239 LIM
Mecca : the sacred city, Ziauddin Sardar. 297.35 SAR


A history of life in 100 fossils, Paul D. Taylor & Aaron O'Dea. 560 TAY
Ancestors in our genome : the new science of human evolution, Eugene E. Harris. 611.018 HAR
Four revolutions in the earth sciences : from heresy to truth, James Lawrence Powell. 550 POW
How to read the solar system : a guide to the stars and planets, Chris North and Paul Abel. 523.2 NOR
Infinite worlds : the people and places of space exploration, Michael Robert Soluri. 629.41 SOL
Island on fire : the extraordinary story of a forgotten volcano that changed the world, Alexandra Witze & Jeff Kanipe. 551.21 WIT
Laki is Iceland's largest volcano. Its eruption in 1783 is one of history's great, untold natural disasters. Island on Fire is the story not only of a single eruption but the people whose lives it changed, the dawn of modern volcanology, as well as the history and potential of other super-volcanoes like Laki around the world.
Microbiology : a very short introduction, Nicholas P. Money. 579 MON
Pearls of the southern skies : a journey to exotic star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, Photographs by Dieter Willasch ; text by Auke Slotegraaf. 523.8 WIL
Physics for scientists and engineers, Raymond A. Serway, John W. Jewett, Jr. 530 SER
Rivers : a natural and not-so-natural history, Nigel Holmes and Paul Raven. 577.64 HOL
Storm surge : Hurricane Sandy, our changing climate, and extreme weather of the past and future, Adam Sobel. 551.552 SOB
Superstorm : nine days inside Hurricane Sandy, Kathryn Miles. 551.552 MIL
The invisible history of the human race : how DNA and history shape our identities and our futures, Christine Keneally. 576.5 KEN
The lost elements : the periodic table's shadow side, Marco Fontani, Mariagrazia Costa, and Mary Virginia Orna. 546.8 FON
The naming of the shrew : a curious history of Latin names, John Wright. 570.1 WRI
Latin names: frequently unpronounceable, all too often wrong and always a tiny puzzle to unravel, have been annoying the layman since they first became formalised as scientific terms in the eighteenth century. Why is zoology replete with names such as Chloris chloris chloris (the greenfinch), and Gorilla gorilla gorilla (a species of, well gorilla)? The Naming of the Shrew will unveil these mysteries, exploring the history, celebrating their poetic nature and revealing how naturalists sometimes get things so terribly wrong.

Self Development

13 things mentally strong people don't do : take back your power, embrace change, face your fears, and train your brain for happiness and success, Amy Morin. 158.1 MOR
Everything I need to know about love I learned from a Little golden book, Diane Muldrow. 152.41 MUL
Happiness : a practical guide, Will Buckingham. 158 BUC
How to deal with difficult people : smart tactics for overcoming the problem people in your life, Gill Hasson. 158.2 HAS
Mindfulness : 25 ways to live in the moment through art, Christophe Andre ; translated by Trista Selous. 158.12 AND
Playing big : find your voice, your vision and make things happen, Tara Mohr. 158.1 MOH
Reconnecting with the heart : making sense of our feelings, Anne Dickson with illustrations by Elizabeth Kurtzman. 152.4 DIC
Say this, not that : a foolproof guide to effective interpersonal communication, Carl Alasko. 153.6 ALA
Stress in the spotlight : managing and coping with stress in the workplace, Brian Claridge and Cary L. Cooper. 158.7 CLA

Social Issues

Buried in treasures : help for compulsive acquiring, saving, and hoarding, David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost, Gail Steketee. 616.8522 TOL
Deep down dark : the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free, Hector Tobar. 363.11 TOB
Hand to mouth : the truth about being poor in a wealthy world, Linda Tirado. 362.5 TIR
If you knew me you would care, Zainab Salbi. 305.42 SAL
If You Knew Me You Would Care represents a journey taken to find women who have survived wars, violence, and poverty in order to collect their stories.
Nowhere to go : the heartbreaking true story of a boy desperate to be loved, Casey Watson. 362.733 WAT
Nowhere to Go tells the story of a child forsaken by his family but fought for by his foster carers.
On offence : the politics of indignation, Richard King. 306.2 KIN
Patron Saint of prostitutes : Josephine Butler and a Victorian scandal, Helen Mathers. 363.44 MAT
Race against the machine : how the digital revolution is accelerating innovation, driving productivity, and irreversibly transforming employment and the economy, Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee. 303.483 BRY
Resilience adaptation sustainability, Robert Riddell. 363.7387 RID
"Resilience" is a prevent-and-adapt advisory. It evokes limits for the growth-on-growth ideology and print money process. It provokes a births-death equilibrium, reduced fossil carbon consumption, rainforest restoration and waste recycling. It is about future-proofing the next generation.
Rocking the life unexpected : 12 weeks to your Plan B for a meaningful and fulfiling life without children, Jody Day. 306.87 DAY
Solving tough problems : an open way of talking, listening, and creating new realities, Adam Kahane. 303.69 KAH
The edge of extinction : travels with enduring people in vanishing lands, Jules Pretty. 304.2 PRE
The moral molecule : how trust works, Paul J. Zak. 302.14 ZAK
The resilience dividend : managing disruption, avoiding disaster, and growing stronger in an unpredictable world, Judith Rodin. 363.34 ROD
The rich : from slaves to super-yachts : a 2000-year history, John Kampfner. 305.5 KAM
The terrorist's son : a story of choice, Zak Ebrahim with Jeff Giles. 303.62 EBR
In The Terrorist's Son, Ebrahim dispels the myth that terrorism is a foregone conclusion for people trained to hate. Based on his own remarkable journey, he shows that hate is always a choice and so is tolerance. Though Ebrahim was subjected to a violent, intolerant ideology throughout his childhood, he did not become radicalised.
They rule : the 1% vs. democracy, Paul Street. 305.52 STR
Trans bodies, trans selves : a resource for the transgender community, Laura Erickson-Schroth. 306.768 TRA
Uluvehi pupuo tapuina = The sacred reef passage of Uluvehi, Ioane Aleke Fa'avae. 305.899484 FAA
History and traditions of the Niuean village of Mutalau. Includes Niuean creation stories, the influence of Christianity, annexation to New Zealand, education, sport, migration to New Zealand, the establishment of the Mutalau Ululauta Matahefonua Trust in 2004. Brief biographies of current board members and some prominent people from Mutalau.
Understanding careers, Kerr Inkson, Nicky Dries, John Arnold. 306.36 INK

Sport & Recreation

Advanced stick fighting, Masaaki Hatsumi. 796.8 HAT
Ballroom : dance & glamour, Jonathan S. Marion. 793.33 MAR
Climbing manual : the essential guide to rock climbing, Nigel Shepherd. 796.5223 SHE
Crafty parties for kids : creative ideas, invitations, games, favors, and more, Margaret Riley. 793.21 RIL
Everest : a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the conquest of the world's highest mountain, George Craig. 796.522 CRA
Invincible : inside Arsenal's unbeaten 2003-2004 season, Amy Lawrence. 796.334 LAW
Kiteboarding : where it's at, Alex Hapgood. 797.33 HAP
Mah Jongg : the art of the game, Ann M. Israel and Gregg Swain. 795.3 ISR
Player's handbook, James Wyatt, Robert J. Schwalb, Bruce R. Cordell. 793.93 WYA
An essential reference for every Dungeons & Dragons role player.
Playing Rugby League with Benji Marshall, Lynne McConnell. 796.3338 MAR
Powder : the top 50 ski runs on the planet, Patrick Thorne. 796.93 THO
Rock climbing down under : Australia exposed, Simon Carter. 796.5223 CAR
Slot car racing, Colin Jackson. 796.15 JAC
Soccer speed, Dick Bate, Ian Jeffreys. 796.3342 BAT
The card games bible : over 150 games and tricks. 795.4 CAR
The Classical French : move by move, Cyrus Lakdawala. 794.122 LAK
Chess openings.
The National Quiz Team presents The only quiz book you will ever need. 793.73 NAT
The ultimate Minecraft creator : the unofficial building guide to Minecraft & other games, Joe Funk, editor. 794.8 ULT
Unbored games : serious fun for everyone, Joshua Glenn & Elizabeth Foy Larsen. 790.1 GLE

Trains, Boats, Planes

Cutty Sark : the last of the tea clippers, Eric Kentley. 623.822 KEN
The mammoth book of air disasters and near misses, Paul Simpson. 363.124 SIM


Tasmania's trolley buses, Ian G. Cooper. 388.41 COO
The colours of the West Midlands, Malcolm Keeley. 388.41 KEE
The best bus books are like a good novel, a good play or a good film. They should draw you in and take you away to another time and another place and make you feel you are there, experiencing it for real. This book does that.
Tram images of a journey through Australia and New Zealand, Hugh Ballment. 388.46 BAL


A land of aching hearts : the Middle East in the Great War, Leila Tarazi Fawaz. 940.356 FAW
Belgium in the Second World War, Jean-Michel Veranneman de Watervliet. 949.3 VER
The first VCs : the moving true story of First World War heroes Maurice Dease and Sidney Godley, Mark Ryan. 940.42 RYA