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New Books: April 2017

Lists new books by month during the academic year.


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Atlas of cursed places: a travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations / Olivier Le Carrer, Sibylle Le Carrer
BF1045.G46 L4 2015

Spooky Science: debunking the pseudoscience of the afterlife / John Grant
BF1045.S33 G73 2015

Witchcraft at Salem / Chadwick Hansen
BF1576 .H26 2007
Strawberry Plains

What we think about when we try not to think about global warming: toward a new psychology of climate action / Per Espen Stoknes ; foreword by Jorgen Randers
BF353.5.C55 S76 2015

We get it: voices of grieving college students and young adults / Heather L. Servaty-Seib and David C. Fajgenbaum ; with contributions by 33 inspirational young adults
BF575.G7 S44 2015


Is shame necessary?: new uses for an old tool / Jennifer Jacquet ; illustrations by Brendan O'Neill Kohl
BF575.S45 J335 2016

The gold mine effect: crack the secrets of high performance / Rasmus Ankersen
BF637.S8 A45 2015

Critical survey of mythology and folklore. World mythology
BL312 .C75 2013

A history of conversion to Islam in the United States, Volume 1: White American Muslims before 1975 / by Patrick D. Bowen
BP170.5 .B68 2015

The book of Genesis / illustrated by R. Crumb
BS1233 .A785 2009
Division Street




Religion and social cohesion: Western, Chinese and intercultural perspectives / edited by André van der Braak, Dedong Wei & Caifang Zhu
CB251 .R455 2015

Unofficial guide to how to find your family history on the world's largest free genealogy website / Dana McCullough
CS21.5 .M33 2015




Swansong 1945: a collective diary of the last days of the Third Reich / Walter Kempowski ; translated from the German by Shaun Whiteside
D811.A2 E3313 2016

My secret Italy: a girls' guide to intimate Italy /  Isabella Campagnol, Beatrice Campagnol, Elisabeth Rainer ; [edited and translated from the Italian by Eiko Tokunaga]
DG416 .C73 2015

My secret Milan: a girls' guide to intimate Milan / Marta Stella ; illustrated by Costanza Agnese Matrange ; [translated by Miranda Lim]
DG652 .S67 2014

My pretty Venice: a girls' guide to true Venice /  Isabella Campagnol, Elisabeth Rainer ; illustrations by Beatrice Campagnol ; [edited and translated from the Italian by Sandra Eiko Tokunaga]
DG670 .C57 2015

My secret Rome: a girls' guide to intimate Rome / Manola Costanzi, Domitilla Petriaggi ; [translated by Sandra Tokunaga]
DG804 .C67 2014




 = also available as an eBook

 Shades of White flight: evangelical congregations and urban departure / Mark T. Mulder
E184.A1 M78 2015

The myth of racial color blindness: manifestations, dynamics, and impact / edited by Helen A. Neville, Miguel E. Gallardo, and Derald Wing Sue
E184.A1 M98 2016

 How capitalism underdeveloped Black America: problems in race, political economy, and society / Manning Marable ; foreword by Leith Mullings
E185.8 .M2 2015

All the women are White, all the Blacks are men, but some of us are brave: Black women's studies / edited by Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull, Patricia Bell-Scott & Barbara Smith ; new afterword by Brittney Cooper
E185.86 .A4 2015




Strange and obscure stories of the Revolutionary War / by Tim Rowland
E296 .R68 2015

Debating the 1960s: liberal, conservative, and radical perspectives / Michael W. Flamm and David Steigerwald
E841 .F53 2008

JFK and his enemies: a portrait of power / Thomas J. Whalen
E842 .W43 2014

June Mickle: one woman's life in the foothills and mountains of western Canada / by Kathy Calvert
F1078.M53 C35 2015




 = also available as an eBook

Marine pollution: what everyone needs to know / Judith S. Weis
GC1085 .W45 2015

Critical survey of mythology and folklore. Heroes & heroines
GR515 .C75 2013

Drinking in America: our secret history / Susan Cheever
GT2883.U6 C54 2015

Backpacking the Light way: comfortable, efficient, smart / Richard A. Light
GV199.62 .L54 2015
PSCC BC Stacks

 Indian spectacle: college mascots and the anxiety of modern America / Jennifer Guiliano
GV714.5 .G85 2015




 = also available as an eBook = also available as an audiobook

 Change everything: creating an economy for the common good / Christian Felber ; translated by Susan Nurmi ; with a foreword by Eric Maskin
HB846 .F44313 2015

Handbook on energy and climate change / Edited by Roger Fouquet
HC79.E5 H31955 2013

Mad genius: a manifesto for entrepreneurs / Randy Gage
HD53 .G34 2016

Everybody matters: the extraordinary power of caring for your people like family / Bob Chapman and Raj Sisodia
HD57.7 .C4695 2015



What you really need to lead: the power of thinking and acting like an owner / Robert Steven Kaplan
HD57.7 .K36633 2015

The elephant in the boardroom: how leaders use and manage conflict to achieve greater levels of success / Edgar Papke
HD57.7 .P3637 2016

The networking book: 50 ways to develop strategic relationships / Simone Andersen
HD69.S8 A53 2015

Fossil capital: the rise of steam-power and the roots of global warming / Andreas Malm
HD9502.G72 M35 2016

Careers in manufacturing & production / editor, Michael Shally-Jensen
HD9720.5 .C375 2016
Blount County


 "So what are you going to do with that?": finding careers outside academia / Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius
HF5382.7 .B374 2015

Writing resumes and cover letters for dummies / by Amanda McCarthy ; Kate Southam
HF5383 .M33 2014

Careers in sales, insurance & real estate / editor, Michael Shally-Jensen
HF5439.5 .C375 2016

The visual communications book: using words, drawings and whiteboards to sell big ideas / Mark Edwards
HF5718 .E28 2015


  Presentation advantage: how to inform and persuade any audience / Kory Kogon, Breck England, and Julie Schmidt
HF5718.22 .K647 2015
Division Street

Grant writing / Rekha S. Rajan and Daniel Tomal
HG177 .R35 2015

 The feminist utopia project: fifty-seven visions of a wildly better future / edited by Alexandra Brodsky and Rachel Kauder Nalebuff
HQ1155 .F4488 2015

 Letting go: feminist and social justice insight and activism / Donna King and Catherine (Kay) G. Valentine, editors
HQ1155 .L47 2015

Lactivism: how feminists and fundamentalists, hippies and yuppies, and physicians and politicians made breastfeeding big business and bad policy / Courtney Jung
HQ1181.U5 J86 2015


Beyond happy: women, work, and well-being / Beth Cabrera
HQ1206 .C23 2015
Division Street

Media moms & digital dads : a fact-not-fear approach to parenting in the digital age / Yalda T. Uhls
HQ755.8 .U35 2015

The madness of modern parenting / Zoe Williams
HQ755.8 .W55 2014

 Country called childhood: children and the exuberant world / Jay Griffiths
HQ767.9 .G738 2014
Blount County


Achieving successful transitions for young people with disabilities: a practical guide / Jill Hughes, Natalie Lackenby
HV1569.3.Y68 H84 2015

Mothering without a home: attachment representations and behaviors of homeless mothers and children / Ann G. Smolen with Alexandra Harrison
HV4488 .S66 2013

Ordinary violence: everyday assaults against women worldwide / Mary White Stewart
HV6250.4.W65 S79 2014

Weapons of mass psychological destruction and the people who use them / Larry C. James and Terry L. Oroszi, editors
HV6431 .W4143 2016

Domestic violence and protecting children: new thinking and approaches / edited by Nicky Stanley and Cathy Humphreys
HV751.A6 D663 2015
Magnolia Avenue




When the facts change: essays, 1995-2010 / Tony Judt ; edited and introduced by Jennifer Homans
JC257 .J84 2015

Minority voting in the United States / Kyle L. Kreider and Thomas J. Baldino, editors
JK1967 .M57 2016, volumes 1 & 2




 = also available as an eBook

 The pursuit of racial and ethnic equality in American public schools : Mendez, Brown, and beyond / edited by Kristi L. Bowman
KF4155 .P87 2015

The challenges of mandating school uniforms in the public schools: free speech, research, and policy / Todd A. DeMitchell and Richard Fossey
KF4770 .D47 2015

Enabling acts: the hidden story of how the Americans with Disabilities Act gave the largest US minority its rights / Lennard J. Davis
KF480 .D38 2015




The ultimate guided reading how-to book: building literacy through small-group instruction / Gail Saunders-Smith
LB1573.8 .S38 2015

Careers in education & training / editor, Michael Shally-Jensen
LB1775.2 .C374 2016
Magnolia Avenue

Specific learning difficulties: what teachers need to know / Diana Hudson ; illustrated by Jon English
LC4704 .H84 2016
Blount County

College for students with disabilities: we do belong / edited by Pavan John Antony and Stephen M. Shore ; foreword by Temple Grandin
LC4818.38 .C65 2015




Why Sinatra matters / Pete Hamill
ML420.S565 H36 2015



Six drawing lessons / William Kentridge
N7396.K45 A35 2014

Becoming a successful illustrator / Derek Brazell and Jo Davies
NC1001 .B73 2013

We were brothers / Barry Moser
NC975.5.M68 A2 2015
<-- also available as an audiobook




 = also available as an eBook

The Cambridge Old English reader / Richard Marsden
PE137 .M46 2015

Theatre & history / Rebecca Schneider
PN1872 .S35 2014

 Casablanca / editor, James Plath
PN1997.C352 C37 2016
 <-- want to watch the film?

 Alfred Hitchcock / editor, Douglas A. Cunningham
PN1998.3.H58 A7243 2017

Stanley Kubrick / editor, Peter J. Bailey
PN1998.3.K83 S73 2016


The wind in the reeds: a storm, a play, and the city that would not be broken / Wendell Pierce, with Rod Dreher
PN2287.P5395 A3 2015

 Political fiction / editor, Mark Levene
PN3352.P62 P65 2014

Contemporary approaches in literary trauma theory / edited by Michelle Balaev
PN56.P93 C65 2014

Parenting is easy: you're probably just doing it wrong / by Sara Given
PN6231.P2 G58 2015


What chickens teach us: with advice from the henhouse
PN6271 .W43 2015

Critical survey of graphic novels: history, theme, and technique / editors, Bart H. Beaty, Stephen Weiner
PN6725 .C7536 2013
Blount County

Critical survey of graphic novels: independents and underground classics / editors, Bart H. Beaty, Stephen Weiner
PN6725 .C754 2012, volumes 1-3
Division Street

Critical survey of graphic novels: manga / editors, Bart H. Beaty, Stephen Weiner
PN6725 .C756 2013
Magnolia Avenue

 The poetry of Baudelaire / editor, Tom Hubbard
PQ2191.Z5 P527 2014
Division Street


Women's work: modern women poets writing in English / edited by Eva Salzman and Amy Wack
PR1177 .W6685 2008

 Critical insights: The Canterbury tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer / editor, Jack Lynch
PR1874 .C35 2011

Chaucer's pilgrims: an historical guide to the pilgrims in The Canterbury tales / edited by Laura C. Lambdin and Robert T. Lambdin
PR1875.O26 C48 1999
Strawberry Plains (previous edition available at Hardin Valley)

Critical survey of Shakespeare's plays / editor, Joseph Rosenblum
PR2894 .C75 2015
Division Street


 Critical Insights: Charles Dickens / editor, Eugene Goodheart
PR4588 .C3586 2011
Division Street

 Critical Insights: Mary Shelley / editor, Virginia Brackett
PR5398 .M47 2016
Division Street

 Critical Insights: Joseph Conrad / editor, Jeremiah J. Garsha
PR6005.O4 Z74955 2016

 Critical Insights: Nineteen eighty-four / editor, Thomas Horan
PR6029.R8 N493 2016
Blount County

 Critical Insights: Dracula, by Bram Stoker / editor, Jack Lynch
PR6037.T617 D7824 2010
Magnolia Avenue


Jingo: a Discworld novel / Terry Pratchett
PR6066.R34 J56 1998

 Critical Insights: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / editor, R. Kent Rasmussen
PS1305 .R37 2016
Magnolia Avenue

 The souls of White folk: African American writers theorize Whiteness / Veronica T. Watson
PS153.N5 W355 2013

 LGBTQ literature / editor, Robert C. Evans
PS153.S39 L43 2015
Division Street and Hardin Valley


The living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman: an autobiography / by Charlotte Perkins Gilman ; introduction by Ann J. Lane
PS1744.G57 Z5 1991
Strawberry Plains

 The poetry of Edgar Allan Poe / editor, Steven Frye
PS2642.P63 P64 2011
Magnolia Avenue

 T.S. Eliot / editor, John Paul Riquelme
PS3509.L43 Z872436 2010
Blount County

 The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway / editor, Keith Newlin
PS3515.E37 S9288 2011
Blount County

Their eyes were watching God / Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Mary Helen Washington and an afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
PS3515.U789 T5 1998
Magnolia Avenue
 <-- want to watch the film?


 Death of a salesman, by Arthur Miller / editor, Brenda Murphy
PS3525 .I5156 D4337 2010

 Maya Angelou / editor, Mildred R. Mickle
PS3551.N464 Z753 2016

Knoxville, Tennessee / by Nikki Giovanni ; illustrated by Larry Johnson
PS3557.I55 K66 1994
Magnolia Avenue

Critical survey of young adult literature / editor, Amy Pattee
PS490 .C75 2016


Walt Disney's The jungle book
PZ10.3 .J86 2003
PSCC HV Juvenile

Walt Disney's Lady and the Tramp / adapted by Teddy Slater ; illustrated by Bill Langley and Ron Dias
PZ7 .S6294 Lad 2012
PSCC HV Juvenile

Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland / pictures by the Walt Disney Studio ; adapted by Al Dempster from the motion picture based on the story by Lewis Carroll
PZ7.D4115 Wak 2010
PSCC HV Juvenile

Walt Disney's The lion king / adapted by Justine Korman ; illustrated by Don Williams and H.R. Russell
PZ7.K83692 Lio 2011
PSCC HV Juvenile

Walt Disney's 101 dalmatians / adapted by Justine Korman ; illustrated by Bill Langley and Ron Dias
PZ7.K83692 Wae 2007
PSCC HV Juvenile




Careers in science & engineering / editor, Michael Shally-Jensen
Q147 .C375 2015

Polyhedra / Peter R. Cromwell
QA491 .C76 1997

Continuous delivery / Jez Humble and David Farley
QA76.76.D47 H843 2011

It's getting hot in here: the past, the present, and the future of climate change / Bridget Heos
QC981.8.G56 H46 2015




 = also available as an eBook

Trauma and recovery: the aftermath of violence, from domestic abuse to political terror / Judith Herman, with a new epilogue by the author
RC552.P67 H47 2015

Beyond addiction : how science and kindness help people change: a guide for families / Jeffrey Foote, Carrie Wilkens, and Nicole Kosanke ; with Stephanie Higgs
RC564 .F66 2014

Violent no more: helping men end domestic abuse / Michael Paymar ; foreword by Anne Ganley
RC569.5.F3 P38 2015


The great cholesterol myth: why lowering your cholesterol won't prevent heart disease-- ; and the statin-free plan that will / Jonny Bowden ; Stephen Sinatra ; recipes by Deirdre Rawlings
RC682 .B68 2015
 <-- related cookbook

Transplantation ethics / Robert M. Veatch & Lainie F. Ross
RD120.7 .V43 2015

What you must know about food and supplements for optimal vision care / Jeffrey Anshel
RE51 .A634 2015

 Dr. Susan Love's breast book / Susan M. Love ; with Elizabeth Love and Karen Lindsey ; illustrations by Marcia Williams
RG491 .L68 2015




Pellissippi State's Seed Library is located on the Hardin Valley campus in the Reference Area of the library.

Plants from pits: pots of plants for the whole family to enjoy / Holly Farrell
SB320.9 .F37 2015
PSCC Seed Library

The reason for flowers: their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives / Stephen Buchmann
SB404.9 .B83 2015

The complete guide to growing vegetables, flowers, fruits, and herbs from containers: everything you need to know explained simply / by Lizz Shepherd
SB418 .S54 2015
PSCC Seed Library




 = also available as an eBook

Defying dystopia: going on with the human journey after technology fails us / Ed Ayres
T14.5 .A985 2016

Careers in information technology / editor, Michael Shally-Jensen
T58.5 .C375 2016

Sustainable materials: without the hot air / Julian M. Allwood, Jonathan M. Cullen ; with Mark A. Carruth ... [et al.]
TA403.2 .A45 2015

Two percent solutions for the planet: 50 low-cost, low-tech, nature-based practices for combatting hunger, drought, and climate change / Courtney White
TD171.7 .W453 2015

Careers in building construction / editor, Michael Shally-Jensen
TH159 .C375 2015
Blount County


​NRM1 cost management handbook: the definitive guide to measurement and estimating using NRM1 / David P. Benge
TH438.15 .B46 2014

Cyclopedia: it's all about the bike / written by William Fotheringham
TL410 .F68 2015
Division Street

 The essential student guide to professional photography / Grant Scott
TR154 .S285 2016

Ghost image / Hervé Guibert ; translated from the French by Robert Bononno
TR183 .G8413 2014


Photography beyond auto: switch off auto mode and take better, more original photos / Chris Gatcum
TR267 .G383 2015
Magnolia Avenue

 Alternative photographic processes: crafting handmade images / Brady Wilks
TR287 .W55 2015

 Exploring color photography: from film to pixels / Robert Hirsch with contributing editor Greg Erf
TR510 .H65 2015

Police photography / Larry S. Miller, Norman Marin
TR822 .S26 2015

Vedge: 100 plates large and small that redefine vegetable cooking / Rich Landau & Kate Jacoby ; foreword by Joe Yonan
TX801 .L297 2015




Life lessons from veterans / Rick Tocquigny
U52 .T64 2016

Base nation: how U.S. military bases abroad harm America and the world / David Vine
UA26.A2 V55 2015