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Van Nuys Branch Library

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6250 Sylmar Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91401
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Non-Fiction Hot Titles

  • Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

    Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

    Vance, J. D., author.
  • The undoing project : a friendship that changed our minds

    The undoing project : a friendship that changed our minds

    Lewis, Michael (Michael M.), author.
  • The Princess Diarist.

    The Princess Diarist.

    Fisher, Carrie.
  • Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race

    Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race

    Lee Shetterly, Margot.
  • Tools of titans : the tactics, routines, and habits of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers

    Tools of titans : the tactics, routines, and habits of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers

    Ferriss, Timothy, author.
  • Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

    Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

    Noah, Trevor, 1984- author.
  • Born to run

    Born to run

    Springsteen, Bruce, author.
  • The Lost City of the Monkey God

    The Lost City of the Monkey God

    Preston, Douglas J, author.
  • The subtle art of not giving a fuck : a counterintuitive approach to living a good life

    The subtle art of not giving a fuck : a counterintuitive approach to living a good life

    Manson, Mark, author.
  • When breath becomes air

    When breath becomes air

    Kalanithi, Paul, author.
  • Talking as fast as I can : from Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, (and everything in between)

    Talking as fast as I can : from Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, (and everything in between)

    Graham, Lauren, 1967- author.
  • Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right

    Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right

    Hochschild, Arlie Russell, 1940- author.
  • Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders

    Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders

    Foer, Joshua, author.
  • The girl with the lower back tattoo

    The girl with the lower back tattoo

    Schumer, Amy.
  • Scrappy little nobody

    Scrappy little nobody

    Kendrick, Anna, author.
  • Settle for more

    Settle for more

    Kelly, Megyn, author.
  • The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world

    The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world

    Wohlleben, Peter, 1964- author.
  • The case against sugar

    The case against sugar

    Taubes, Gary, author.
  • Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan

    Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan

    O'Reilly, Bill, author.
  • Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations

    Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations

    Friedman, Thomas L, author.
  • The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    Kondō, Marie, author.
  • Wishful drinking

    Wishful drinking

    Fisher, Carrie.
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

    Chernow, Ron.
  • Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    West, Lindy.
  • The men in my life : a memoir of love and art in 1950s Manhattan

    The men in my life : a memoir of love and art in 1950s Manhattan

    Bosworth, Patricia, author.
  • Food, health, and happiness : 115 on-point recipes for great meals and a better life

    Food, health, and happiness : 115 on-point recipes for great meals and a better life

    Winfrey, Oprah, author.
  • Milk and honey

    Milk and honey

    Kaur, Rupi, author.
  • Love warrior

    Love warrior

    Melton, Glennon Doyle, 1976- author.
  • Insane clown president : dispatches from the 2016 circus

    Insane clown president : dispatches from the 2016 circus

    Taibbi, Matt, author.
  • Designing your life : how to build a well-lived, joyful life

    Designing your life : how to build a well-lived, joyful life

    Burnett, William (Consulting professor of design), author.
  • White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America

    White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America

    Isenberg, Nancy, author.
  • Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city

    Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city

    Desmond, Matthew, author.
  • Other minds : the octopus, the sea, and the deep origins of consciousness

    Other minds : the octopus, the sea, and the deep origins of consciousness

    Godfrey-Smith, Peter.
  • The book of joy : lasting happiness in a changing world

    The book of joy : lasting happiness in a changing world

    Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935- author.
  • You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    Sincero, Jen, 1965-
  • Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Harari, Yuval N.
  • Between the world and me

    Between the world and me

    Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.
  • American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

    American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

    Toobin, Jeffrey, author.
  • The telomere effect : a revolutionary approach to living younger, healthier, longer

    The telomere effect : a revolutionary approach to living younger, healthier, longer

    Blackburn, Elizabeth H. (Elizabeth Helen), 1948- author.
  • Shoe dog : a memoir by the creator of Nike

    Shoe dog : a memoir by the creator of Nike

    Knight, Philip H., 1938- author.
  • Our revolution : a future to believe in

    Our revolution : a future to believe in

    Sanders, Bernard, author.
  • Everything I want to eat : Sqirl and the new California cooking

    Everything I want to eat : Sqirl and the new California cooking

    Koslow, Jessica, author.
  • Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Gilbert, Elizabeth, 1969-
  • Kathy Griffin's celebrity run-ins : my A-Z index

    Kathy Griffin's celebrity run-ins : my A-Z index

    Griffin, Kathy, 1960- author.
  • A really good day : how microdosing made a mega difference in my mood, my marriage, and my life

    A really good day : how microdosing made a mega difference in my mood, my marriage, and my life

    Waldman, Ayelet, author.
  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
  • Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the Moon to Mars

    Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the Moon to Mars

    Holt, Nathalia, 1980- author.
  • The whole30 : the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom

    The whole30 : the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom

    Hartwig, Melissa, author.
  • Powerhouse : the untold story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

    Powerhouse : the untold story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

    Miller, James A. (James Andrew), 1957- author.
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    Norse mythology

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    Diary of a wimpy kid : double down

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    Diary of a wimpy kid : the third wheel

    Kinney, Jeff.
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    Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Wonder

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  • Dork diaries 11. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-friendly frenemy

    Dork diaries 11. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-friendly frenemy

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two. a new play by Jack Thorne ; based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling ; John Tiffany & Jack Thorne, writers. The official script book of the

    Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two. a new play by Jack Thorne ; based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling ; John Tiffany & Jack Thorne, writers. The official script book of the

    Thorne, Jack.
  • Pokémon black and white

    Pokémon black and white

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Green eggs and ham

    Green eggs and ham

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

    Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Dork diaries 7. by Rachel Renée Russell. Tales from a not-so-glam TV star

    Dork diaries 7. by Rachel Renée Russell. Tales from a not-so-glam TV star

    Russell, Rachel Renée.
  • Dork diaries 9. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-dorky drama queen

    Dork diaries 9. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-dorky drama queen

    Russell, Rachel Renee, author.
  • Dork diaries : tales from a not-so-fabulous life

    Dork diaries : tales from a not-so-fabulous life

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Pokemon XY

    Pokemon XY

    Kusaka, Hidenori, author.
  • The cat in the hat

    The cat in the hat

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Dog Man. written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey, as George Beard and Harold Hutchins ; with color by Jose Garibaldi. [1]

    Dog Man. written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey, as George Beard and Harold Hutchins ; with color by Jose Garibaldi. [1]

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author, illustrator.
  • Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

    One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess

    Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • I'm a frog!

    I'm a frog!

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.
  • Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Dork diaries 8. Rachel Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

    Dork diaries 8. Rachel Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

    Russell, Rachel Renée, author.
  • Pokemon adventures. story, Hidenori Kusaka ; art, Satoshi Yamamoto ; [translation, Katherine Schilling]. Diamond and Pearl/Platinum

    Pokemon adventures. story, Hidenori Kusaka ; art, Satoshi Yamamoto ; [translation, Katherine Schilling]. Diamond and Pearl/Platinum

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • My little pony.  Friendship is magic

    My little pony. Friendship is magic

    Cook, Katie, 1981-
  • Tales from a not-so-smart Miss Know-It-All

    Tales from a not-so-smart Miss Know-It-All

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • The bad beginning

    The bad beginning

    Snicket, Lemony.
  • Dork diaries. Tales from a not-so-happy heartbreaker

    Dork diaries. Tales from a not-so-happy heartbreaker

    Russell, Rachel Renée.
  • Hop on Pop

    Hop on Pop

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Dork diaries 10. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter

    Dork diaries 10. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter

    Russell, Rachel Renee, author.
  • Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

    Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

    Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

    Rowling, J. K.
  • The girl who drank the moon

    The girl who drank the moon

    Barnhill, Kelly Regan, author.
  • Are you ready to play outside?

    Are you ready to play outside?

    Willems, Mo.
  • Should I share my ice cream?

    Should I share my ice cream?

    Willems, Mo.
  • Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Rappaport, Doreen.
  • The wide window

    The wide window

    Snicket, Lemony.
  • The austere academy

    The austere academy

    Snicket, Lemony.

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