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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
by danah boyd

Does social media affect the quality of teens’ lives? In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social media. She explores tropes about identity, privacy, safety, danger, and bullying.



The App Generation: How Today's Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World The App Generation: How Today's Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World
by Howard Gardner and Katie Davis

This book explores what it means to be “app-dependent” versus “app-enabled” and how life for this generation differs from life before the digital era. Gardner and Davis are concerned with three vital areas of adolescent life: identity, intimacy, and imagination.



My Planet: Exploring the World with Family, friends, and Dental Floss My Planet: Exploring the World with Family, friends, and Dental Floss
by Mary Roach

A Hilarious Collection of Essays from one of America's Most Gifted Humorists! In keeping with our mission -- curating the best reads in the land -- Reader's Digest editors neatly packaged these timeless (and hilarious) Roach essays together for the first time. Whether you read this cover-to-cover or during spare moments over morning coffee, flip to a page in this volume and try not to smile.



iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us
by Larry D. Rosen, PhD

iDisorder: Changes to your brain's ability to process information and to relate to the world due to daily use of media and technology; often associated with signs and symptoms of psychological disorders such as stress, sleeplessness, and a compulsive need to check in with all of your technology. Rosen teaches us what to look out for and how to stay human in an increasingly technological world.



Courtney Comes Clean: The High Life and Dark Depths of Rock’s Most Controversial Icon Courtney Comes Clean: The High Life and Dark Depths of Rock’s Most Controversial Icon
by Maer Roshan

The Fix’s editor in chief spent a year getting to know the controversial rock star and poster girl for drug use. In her endless quest for fame and fortune, Courtney Love has lived through addictions to substances, behaviors, and celebrity itself. As addiction redefines itself in the 21st century, Love seems like its prototypical saint-and sinner.



When Parents Text: So Much Said... So Little Understood When Parents Text: So Much Said... So Little Understood
by Lauren Kaelin and Sophia Fraioli

A collection of insanely funny texts between parents and kids, When Parents Text is a surprisingly affecting window into the complicated time when parents aren't ready to let go, and kids aren't ready to be let go. Launched as a website just last year, www.whenparentstext.com is a phenomenon.



Solidarity Politics for Millennials: A Guide to Ending the Oppression Olympics (The Politics of Intersectionality) Solidarity Politics for Millennials: A Guide to Ending the Oppression Olympics (The Politics of Intersectionality)
by Ange-Marie Hancock

Written in plain language for an educated trade audience, this book takes the political theory of intersectionality -- the most cutting-edge approach to the politics of gender, race, sexual orientation, and class -- and introduces it to the general public for the first time.



Divinity of Doubt: The God Question Divinity of Doubt: The God Question
by Vincent Bugliosi

Vincent Bugliosi, whom many view as the nation's foremost prosecutor, has successfully taken on, in court or on the pages of his books, the most notorious murderers of the last half century -- Charles Manson, O.J. Simpson, and Lee Harvey Oswald.



Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong
by Alina Tugend

New York Times columnist, Alina Tugend, delivers an eye-opening big idea: Embracing mistakes can make us happier and more productive in every facet of our lives.



Glued To Games: How Video Games Draw Us In and Hold Us Spellbound Glued To Games: How Video Games Draw Us In and Hold Us Spellbound
by Scott Rigby and Richard M. Ryan

Filled with examples from popular games and the real experiences of gamers themselves, Glued to Games gets to the heart of gaming's powerful psychological and emotional allure -- the benefits as well as the dangers.



What Will Happen to Me? What Will Happen to Me?
by Howard Zehr & Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz

What is life like for a child who has a parent in prison?



Let's Bring Back: An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful, Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By Let's Bring Back: An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful, Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By
by Lesley M.M. Blume

Whimsical and witty, this beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of nostalgia celebrates the elegant, mysterious, and delightful trappings of bygone ages.