LJ Best Books 2016

A jury of our peers discussed, debated, disagreed, and finally declared LJ’s annual Top Ten Best Books of the year, selected by our editors, as well as Top Five lists for genre fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic novels, and SELF-e titles. VISIT THE WEBSITE

Publisher Index: Over 100 publishers and producers, with complete contact information

A

ABC-CLIO
130 Cremona Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93117; 800-368-6868/FAX 866-270-3856
customerservice@abc-clio.com
www.abc-clio.com

Abingdon Press
PO Box 801, Nashville, TN 37202;
800-251-3320/FAX 800-836-7802
orders@abingdonpress.com
www.abingdonpress.com

Adam Matthew Education
321 N. Clark St., 5th fl., Chicago, IL, 60654; 312-445-6290; info@amedu.com
www.amedu.com

Alexander Street Press
3212 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314;
800-889-5937; sales@alexanderstreet.com
www.alexanderstreet.com

AltaMira Press
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group)
4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 200, Lanham, MD 20706; 800-462-6420; orders@rowman.com
www.rowman.com

AMACOM
(American Management Association)
Attn: PubService, AMACOM Books,
600 AMA Way, Saranac Lake, NY 12893;
800-250-5308/FAX 518-891-2372; pubservice@amanet.org
www.amacombooks.org

American Academy of Pediatrics
Dist. by Independent Publishers Group
814 N. Franklin St., Chicago, IL 60613;
800-888-4741/FAX 312-337-5985;
orders@ipgbook.com
www.aap.org

American Diabetes Association
Dist. by Publishers Group West
Contact your Publishers Group West Representative; 800-788-3123;
orderentry@perseusbooks.com
www.diabetes.org

American Heritage Dictionaries
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
HMH Trade & Reference,
9205 Southpark Ctr. Loop, Orlando, FL 32819; 800-225-3362/FAX 800-634-7560; tradecustomerservice@hmhpub.com
www.hmhbooks.com

American Water Works Association
6666 W. Quincy Ave., Denver, CO 80235;
303-347-6266;
polly@netwirtz.com
www.awwa.org

Annual Reviews
4139 El Camino Way, Palo Alto, CA 94306; 950-493-4400/FAX 650-424-0910;
Orders: service@annualreviews.org
Previews: sitelicense@annualreviews.org
www.annualreviews.org

The Arden Shakespeare
(Bloomsbury)
Bloomsbury USA, c/o MPS, 16365 James Madison Hwy., Gordonsville, VA 22942;
888-330-8477/FAX 800-672-2054
orders@mpsvirginia.com
www.bloomsbury.com

Artisan
(Workman Publishing Company)
225 Varick St., New York, NY 10014;
800-722-7202 x7572/FAX 800-344-3482
www.workman.com/artisanbooks

Ashgate Publishing Company
82 Winter Sport Lane, Williston, VT 05495-0080; 800-535-9544/FAX 802-864-7626
orders@ashgate.com
www.ashgate.com

AtoZdatabases
(DatabaseUSA, LLC)
PO Box 27757, Omaha, NE 68127-0757; 877-412-0101/FAX 402-255-9099
sales@atozdatabases.com
www.atozdatabases.com

B

Baker Academic
(Baker Publishing Group)
6030 E. Fulton, Ada, MI 49301;
616-676-9185/FAX 616-676-2315;
tgraeser@bakerpublishinggroup.com
www.bakeracademic.com

Barbour Books
(Barbour Publishing, Inc.)
1810 Barbour Dr., PO Box 719, Uhrichsville, OH 44683; 740-922-6045/FAX 740-922-5948; kkeller@barbourbooks.com
www.barbourbooks.com

Bernan
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group)
15200 NBN Way, PO Box 191, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214; 800-865-3457/FAX 800-865-3450; customercare@bernan.com
www.bernan.com

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
151 W. 19th St., 12th fl., New York, NY 10011; 212-647-9336/212-647-9332;
info@blackdogandleventhal.com
www.blackdogandleventhal.com

Bloomsbury USA
c/o MPS, 16365 James Madison Hwy., Gordonsville, VA 22942;
888-330-8477/FAX 800-672-2054;
orders@mpsvirginia.com
www.bloomsbury.com

Bowker’s Books in Print
(Grey House Publishing)
4919 Rte. 22, PO Box 56, Amenia, NY 12501; 800-562-2139/FAX 518-789-0556; customerservice@greyhouse.com
www.greyhouse.com

Bradt/Globe Pequot Press
(Globe Pequot Press)
128 Pinnacle Drive, Springfield TN 37172; 800-243-0495/FAX 800-820-2329;
info@globepequot.com
www.globepequot.com

Brazos Press
(Baker Publishing Group)
6030 E. Fulton, Ada, MI 49301;
616-676-9185/FAX 616-676-2315;
tgraeser@bakerpublishinggroup.com
www.brazospress.com

Britannica Educational Publishing
(Rosen Publishing)
29 E. 21st St., New York, NY 10010;
800-237-9932/FAX 888-436-4643
custserv@rosenpub.com
www.rosenpublishing.com

C

Cambridge University Press
100 Brook Hill Dr., West Nyack, NY 10994; 845-353-7500/FAX 845-353-4141;
newyork@cambridge.org
www.cambridge.org/us

Career Cruising
1867 Yonge St, Suite 1002, Toronto, Ont., M4S 1Y5, Canada; 800-965-8541/FAX 416-463-0938; davidw@careercruising.com
www.careercruising.com

Common English Bible
(Abingdon Press)
PO Box 801, Nashville, TN 37202;
800-251-3320/FAX 800-836-7802;
orders@abingdonpress.com
www.commonenglishbible.com

CQ Press
(SAGE Publications)
2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA, 91320;
800-818-7243/FAX 805-499-9774;
libraries@sagepub.com
www.sagepub.com

CRC Press
(Taylor & Francis)
6000 Broken Sound Pkwy. NW, Suite 200, Boca Raton, FL 33487; 800-634-7064; orders@crcpress.com
www.crcpress.com

Credo Reference
201 S. St., Boston, MA 02111; 855-292-6100/617-292-6100/FAX 617-426-3103; sales@credoreference.com
www.credoreference.com/corp

Crossway
1300 Crescent St.,Wheaton, IL 60187;
800-635-7993; sales@crossway.org
www.crossway.org

D

DEStech Publications, Inc.
439 N. Duke St., Lancaster, PA 17602;
717-290-1660/FAX 717-509-6100;
info@destechpub.com
www.destechpub.com

E

EBSCO Publishing
10 Estes St., Ipswich, MA 01938;
800-653-2726/FAX 978 356-6565; information@ebscohost.com
www.ebscohost.com

Ecco
(HarperCollins Publishers)
10 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022;
800-242-7737
www.harpercollinscatalogs.com

William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
ATTN: Bob Gaudet, 2140 Oak Industrial Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505; 616-459-4591 or 800-253-7521/FAX 616-459-6540; bgaudet@eerdmans.com
www.eerdmans.com

Esri Press
(Esri)
Dist. by Ingram Publisher Svcs., One Ingram Blvd., PO Box 3006, LaVergne, TN 37086-1986; 800-648-3104/FAX 800-838-1149; customerservice@ingrampublisherservices.com
esri.com/esripress

F

F+W Media
10151 Carver Rd. Suite 200, Blue Ash, OH 45242; 800-289-0963/FAX 888-590-4082; FW_CIN_ORDERS@FWMEDIA.com
www.fwmedia.com

Facts On File
(Infobase Learning)
132 W. 31st St., 17th fl., New York, NY 10001; 800-322-8755/FAX 800-678-3633; CustServ@InfobaseLearning.com
OnlineSales@InfobaseLearning.com
www.Facts.com

Fair Winds Press
(Quayside Publishing Group)
400 First Ave. N, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55401; 800-458-0454/FAX 612-344-8691
customerservice@quaysidepub.com
www.qbookshop.com

FalconGuides
(Globe Pequot Press)
128 Pinnacle Dr., Springfield, TN 37172;
800-243-0495/FAX 800-820-2329;
info@globepequot.com
www.globepequot.com

Ferguson’s
(Infobase Learning)
132 W. 31st St., 17th fl., New York, NY 10001; 800-322-8755/FAX 800-678-3633; CustServ@InfobaseLearning.com
www.Facts.com

Financial Ratings Series
(Grey House Publishing)
4919 Rte. 22, PO Box 56, Amenia, NY 12501; 800-562-2139/FAX 518-789-0556
jmoody@greyhouse.com
financialratingsseries.com

Firefly Books
66 Leek Crescent, Richmond Hill, Ont., L4B 1H1, Canada; 416-499-8412/FAX 416-499-1142; annq@fireflybooks.com
www.fireflybooks.com

Footprint
(Globe Pequot Press)
128 Pinnacle Dr., Springfield TN 37172; 800-243-0495/FAX 800-820-2329;
info@globepequot.com
www.globepequot.com

G

Gale
(Cengage Learning)
27500 Drake Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48331; 800-877-4253 (press 2)/FAX 800-414-5043; gale.salesassistance@cengage.com
www.gale.cengage.com

Globe Pequot Press
128 Pinnacle Dr., Springfield, TN 37172; 800-243-0495/FAX 800-820-2329
info@globepequot.com

Good Sam
(Globe Pequot Press)
128 Pinnacle Dr., Springfield, TN 37172; 800-243-0495/FAX 800-820-2329
info@globepequot.com

GPP Travel
(Globe Pequot Press)
128 Pinnacle Dr., Springfield, TN 37172; 800-243-0495/FAX 800-820-2329
info@globepequot.com

GreenHaven Press
(Gale, part of Cengage Learning)
27500 Drake Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48331; 800-877-4253/FAX 800-414-5043
gale.salesassistance@cengage.com
www.gale.cengage.com/greenhaven

Greenwood
(ABC-CLIO)
130 Cremona Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93117; 800-368-6868/FAX 866-270-3856; customerservice@abc-clio.com
www.abc-clio.com

Grey House Publishing
4919 Rte. 22, PO Box 56, Amenia, NY 12501; 800-562-2139/FAX 518-789-0556; customerservice@greyhouse.com
www.greyhouse.com

H

Harper
(HarperCollins Publishers)
10 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022;
800-242-7737
www.harpercollinscatalogs.com

Harper 360
(HarperCollins Publishers)
10 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022;
800-242-7737
www.harpercollinscatalogs.com

HarperOne
(HarperCollins Publishers)
10 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022;
800-242-7737
www.harpercollinscatalogs.com

I

IGI Global
ATTN: Marketing Dept., Main Office,
701 E. Chocolate Ave., Hershey, PA 17033;
717-533-8845 x100/FAX 717-533-8661; marketing@igi-global.com
www.igi-global.com

Indiana University Press
601 N. Morton St., Bloomington, IN 47404; 800-842-6796/FAX 812-855-7931; iuporder@indiana.edu
iupress.indiana.edu

J

Jason Aronson Publishers
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group)
4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 200,
Lanham, MD 20706; orders@rowman.com;
800-462-6420
www.rowman.com

Johns Hopkins University Press
c/o Hopkins Fulfillment Svc., PO Box 50370, Baltimore, MD 21211-4370; 800-537-5487; hfscustserv@press.jhu.edu
www.press.jhu.edu

L

Larousse
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
HMH Trade & Reference,
9205 Southpark Ctr. Loop, Orlando, FL 32819; 800-225-3362/FAX 800-634-7560; tradecustomerservice@hmhpub.com
www.hmhbooks.com

Liberty Fund
(Ware-Pak)
2427 Bond St., University Park, IL 60484;
800-955-8335/FAX 708-534-7803
books@libertyfund.org
www.libertyfund.org

Lord Music Reference Inc.
5975 Matsqui St., Chilliwack, BC V2R 0G6, Canada; 604-846-5679; lord@lordisco.com
www.lordisco.com

Lucent Books
(Gale, part of Cengage Learning)
27500 Drake Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48331; 800-877-4253 (press 2)/
FAX 800-414-5043;
gale.salesassistance@cengage.com
www.gale.cengage.com/greenhaven/lucent

M

McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers
Box 611, Jefferson NC 28640;
800-253-2187/FAX 336-246-5018; sbaldwin@mcfarlandpub.com
www.mcfarlandbooks.com

McGraw-Hill Professional
PO Box 545, Blacklick, OH 43004-0545; 800-722-4726/FAX 614-755-5645
Karolyn_Anderson@mcgraw-hill.com
MHProfessional.com

Marquis Who’s Who
300 Connell Dr., Suite 2000,
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922;
800-473-7020 x1160/FAX 908-673-1178;
Kelli.mackinnon@marquiswhoswho.com
www.marquiswhoswho.com

Merriam-Webster, Inc.
(Encyclopaedia Britannica)
47 Federal St., Springfield, MA 01105;
800-828-1880; customerservice@merriam-webster.com
www.Merriam-Webster.com

The MILESPOST
(Morris Communications Company LLC)
Dist. by Globe Pequot Press, 128 Pinnacle Dr., Springfield TN 37172; 800-243-0495/FAX 800-820-2329; info@globepequot.com
www.globepequot.com

William Morrow
(HarperCollins Publishers)
10 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022;
800-242-7737
www.harpercollinscatalogs.com

William Morrow Paperbacks
(HarperCollins Publishers)
10 E. 53rd St., New York, NY 10022;
800-242-7737
www.harpercollinscatalogs.com

N

National Geographic Books/
National Geographic Society
Dist. Random House Customer Svc.
All Random House, Inc. titles are available from your local/preferred book distributor.
library@randomhouse.com
nationalgeographic.com/books

Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Thomas Nelson’s products are available from Baker & Taylor, Ingram and other library distributors.

O

Omnigraphics, Inc.
PO Box 8002, Aston, PA 19014-8002;
800-234-1340/FAX 800-875-1340;
info@omnigraphics.com
www.omnigraphics.com

Oncology Nursing Society
125 Enterprise Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15275; 412-859-6356; jzaphyr@ons.org
www.ons.org

Orange Frazer Press, Inc.
37 1/2 W. Main St., PO Box 214, Wilmington, OH 45177; 937-382-3196/FAX 937-383-3159; Contact name: Janice Ellis,
janice@orangefrazer.com
www.orangefrazer.com

Oxford University Press
2001 Evans Rd., Cary, NC 27513;
800-624-0153/FAX 919-677-8877;
library.sales@oup.com
www.oup.com/us/

P

Plunkett Research, Ltd.
PO Drawer 541737, Houston, TX 77254-1737; 713-932-0000/FAX 713-932-7080; customersupport@plunkettresearch.com
www.plunkettresearch.com

Porter Sargent Handbooks
(Carnegie Communications)
2 LAN Dr., Suite 100, Westford, MA 01886; 978-692-9708/FAX 978-692-2303;
info@portersargent.com
www.portersargent.com

Praeger
(ABC-CLIO)
130 Cremona Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93117; 800-368-6868/FAX 866-270-3856; customerservice@abc-clio.com
www.abc-clio.com

Princeton University Press
Timothy Wilkins, Director of Sales,
41 William St., Princeton, NJ 08540;
609-258-4877/FAX 609-258-1335;
Timothy_Wilkins@press.princeton.edu
www.press.princeton.edu

R

Random House
All Random House, Inc. titles are available from your local/preferred book distributor.

Readex
(NewsBank)
5801 Pelican Bay Blvd., Suite 600, Naples, FL 34108; 800-762-8182; sales@readex.com
www.readex.com

ReferenceUSA
(Infogroup)
1020 E. 1st St., Papillion, NE 68046;
800-808-1113; reference@infogroup.com
www.referenceusa.com

Lynne Rienner Publishers
1800 30th St., Suite 314, Boulder, CO 80301; 303-444-6684/FAX 303-444-0824; cservice@rienner.com
www.rienner.com

Rockport Publishers
(Quayside Publishing Group)
400 First Ave. N., Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55401; 800-328-0590/FAX 612-344-8691; customerservice@quaysidepub.com
www.rockpub.com

Robert Rose Books
(Firefly Books)
66 Leek Crescent, Richmond Hill, Ont., L4B 1H1, Canada; 416-499-8412/FAX 416-499-1142; annq@fireflybooks.com
www.fireflybooks.com

Rosen Digital
(Rosen Publishing)
29 E. 21st St, New York, NY 10010;
877-381-6649; custserv@rosenpub.com
www.rosendigital.com

Rotunda
(University of Virginia Press)
PO Box 400318, Charlottesville, VA 22904; 800-831-3406/FAX 877-288-6400; jcoleman@virginia.edu
rotunda.upress.virginia.edu

Routledge
(Taylor & Francis)
Customer Svcs., Bookpoint, 130 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 4SB, UK;
+44(0)1235-400-400/FAX +44(0)1235-400-401; book.orders@tandf.co.uk
www.routledge.com

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group)
4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 200,
Lanham, MD 20706; 800-462-6420;
orders@rowman.com
www.rowman.com

S

SAGE Reference
(SAGE Publications)
2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320; 800-818-7243/FAX 805-499-9774;
libraries@sagepub.com
www.sagepub.com

Salem Press
(EBSCO Publishing)
2 University Plaza, Hackensack, NJ 07601; 800-221-1592/FAX 201-968-1411;
CSR@salempress.com
www.salempress.com

Scarecrow Press Books
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group)
15200 NBN Way, PO Box 191,
Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214;
800-462-6420;
orders@rowman.com
www.rowman.com

M.E. Sharpe
80 Business Park Dr., Armonk, NY 10504;
800-541-6563, 914-273-1800/FAX 914-273-2106; custserv@mesharpe.com
www.mesharpe.com

Sourcebooks
1935 Brookdale Rd., Suite 139,
Naperville, IL 60563; 630-961-3900,
x238/FAX 630-961-2148;
heidi.weiland@sourcebooks.com
www.sourcebooks.com

Storey Publishing
(Workman Publishing)
Library Sales, Storey Publishing, 210 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247;
800-827-8673/FAX 413-346-2199; Maryellen.mahoney@storey.com
www.storey.com

T

Three Rivers Press
(Crown Publishing Group: Random House)
Random House, Inc. titles are available from your local/preferred book distributor.

Tyndale House Publishers
c/o Michael Walling, Library Rep, 351 Executive Dr., Carol Stream, IL 60188; 855-700-5413/FAX 800-684-0247; michaelwalling@tyndale.com
www.tyndale.com

U

University of California Press
1445 Lower Ferry Rd., Ewing, NJ 08618; 800-UC-BOOKS; 800-777-4726/
FAX 800-999-1958;
Customer svc.: 609-883-1759;
orders@cpfsinc.com
www.ucpress.edu

University of Illinois Press
Chicago Distribution Center,
11030 S. Langley Ave., Chicago, IL 60628;
773-702-7000/FAX 773-702-7212;
orders@press.uchicago.edu
www.press.uillinois.edu

University of New Mexico Press
Order Dept., 1312 Basehart SE,
Albuquerque, NM 87106;
800-249-7737/FAX 800-622-8667; custserv@unm.edu
www.unmpress.com

University of Tennessee Press
Dist. by University of Chicago Press Distribution Ctr., 11030 S. Langley Ave, Chicago, IL 60628; 800-621-2736/
773-702-7000/FAX 773-702-7212
www.utpress.org

W

John Wiley & Sons
Charles Regan, Mail Stop 4-02,
111 River St., Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774;
201-748-6553; cregan@wiley.com
www.wiley.com

World Almanac®
(Infobase Learning)
132 W. 31st St., 17th fl.,
New York, NY 10001;
800-322-8755/FAX 800-678-3633;
custServ@InfobaseLearning.com
www.Facts.com

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