The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution (Columbia University Press) by Donald R. Prothero shows fossils in an evolutionary context.
Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman's Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany (Little, Brown) by Marie Jalowicz Simon is a survivor's unique story.
The Witches: Salem, 1692 (Little, Brown) by Stacy Schiff brings light on the Salem witch infestations.
Math Geek: From Klein Bottles to Chaos Theory, a Guide to the Nerdiest Math Facts, Theorems, and Equations (Adams Media) by Raphael Rosen is math as you weren't taught in school.
We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s (PublicAffairs) by Richard Beck looks at a scare story.
In The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis (Scribner), Simon Goodman tells a tragic family story.
Fastest Things on Wings: Rescuing Hummingbirds in Hollywood (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) by Terry Masear tells how hummingbirds get rehabilitated.
The Sex & Pleasure Book: Good Vibrations Guide to Great Sex for Everyone (Barnaby LTD) by Carol Queen and Shar Rednour has advice, encouragement, and enthusiasm.
Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation (Algonquin Books) by Dean Jobb brings back the adventures of a sly criminal.
Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells by Helen Scales tells the lore and the science of mollusks.
3. Magnolia Film Festival returns for 22nd year ENTERTAINMENT
4. Pottery demo at Columbus Library set for Feb. 26 ENTERTAINMENT