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New Books, October 2012

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Cracking the New Job Market: The 7 Rules for Getting Hired in Any Economy
By William Holland, 2012
A great book for any soon to be college graduate.  Tips are offered for demonstrating your value, polishing your resume, and acing that interview.  Also, pointers for using social media, negotiating the best salary, and finding your career passion are presented.


The Athlete’s Guide to Recovery: Rest, Relax, and Restore

By Sage Rountree

RD 97.R68 2011

This book offers the unique perspective of rest as the key to athletic success. According to the author, if you have hit a wall in your training it could be because you aren’t giving your body enough rest time. Offering many different rest strategies including massage, yoga, and meditation, this book is a great resource for anyone who is in training.



By R.J. Palacio

JUV PZ 7.P17526 Wo 2012

This book, the first novel by the author, is written from the perspective of a young boy named August who was born with a facial deformity. As he enters school for the first time, he faces all of the challenges of the new kid and then some. This a moving story that is not only well written but also thought provoking.   



By Dr. Robert Wicks

BF 698.35.R47 W54 2010

Are you stressed? If so, this is the book for you. This book is full of wonderful ideas on not only how to combat stress, but also how to transform stressful circumstances into opportunities. Written by one of the top authorities on the topic, this book provides many alternatives to allowing stress to have a negative impact on your life.


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