New Titles 12/10/2022

Adult Titles
Posted on 12/10/2022
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Reverse Mentoring: Removing Barriers and Building Belonging in the Workplacecover of Reverse Mentoring

By Patrice Gordon

Available as: print book

Typically mentoring is seen as something done by a senior employee or leader in order to teach and guide a less experienced person.  In Reverse Mentoring, Patrice Gordon, shifts the relationship 180 where a leader leans into their vulnerability and amplifies and learns from an underrepresented employee.  What if the new generation of employees has insights, perspectives and lived experiences that those further up the ladder can learn from especially in terms of marginalized and historically underrepresented voices in the workplace.  This book offers guidance and tips to make reverse mentorship work.


The Woks of Life: Recipes to Know and Love from a Chinese American Family: A Cookbook

cover of The Woks of LifeBy Bill Leung and family

Available as: print book

Food brings people together and for the Leung’s it not only was a place for family connection but also bridging life and connections between two continents.  The blog by the same name as the cookbook, The Woks of Life, launched in 2013 as a way to document generational history linked by recipes and create a larger online community.  The cookbook offers 100 recipes of both authentic Chinese homestyle cooking, Cantonese showstoppers, essential ingredients and explanations of Chinese cooking techniques and secret tricks to bring each of these recipes to your own table.


We Are the Light

By Matthew Quickcover of We Are the Light

Available as: print book

From Matthew Quick, author of The Silver Linings We Are the Light, Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock and many other unforgettable novels spanning tween, teen and adult readers.  We Are the Light explores the consuming high tide alongside the breadth and breath of love. This book is both humorous, vulnerable and fierce while offering an antidote to toxic masculinity and the healing power of art. Matthew Quick delivers a book that you will not soon forget and it’s a reminder to look for the kindness angels around you.