Video Reviews | December 15, 2005

By LJ Staff Down the Yellowstone. color. 60 min. Riverbank Media, dist. by Instructional Video, 2219 C St., Lincoln, NE 68502; 800-228-0164; 2004. DVD $20. Public performance. CONSERVATION Down the Yellowstone follows the 660-mile-long Yellowstone River from its base in Wyoming to its confluence with the Missouri River in North Dakota. Viewers will enjoy […]

Mystery Reviews | December 15, 2005

By Michele Leber New Year, New Series Worthy of note are three promising new series debuting in 2006. American author Suzanne Arruda transports readers to 1919 colonial Africa; Swedish writer Kjell Eriksson sets his award-winning contemporary police Amber Jewelry, Tea Sets, Sleeping Bags, Wholesale Tea Sets procedural in his home country; and British author Martin […]

Xpress Reviews: First Look at New Books, December 13, 2005

By LJ Staff Week of December 13Desmarais, Norman. Battlegrounds of Freedom: A Historical Guide to the Battlefields of the War of American Independence. Busca. 2005. 308p. photogs. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 0-9666196-7-6. pap. $26.95. HIST Desmarais (librarian, Providence Coll., RI) here provides a geographically organized guidebook on Revolutionary War battlefields. Each chapter covers a different […]

Do It Yourself Reviews | December 15, 2005

By Karen Ellis, Director, Taylor P.L., TX Bird, Lonnie & others. Taunton‘s Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking. Taunton, dist. by Random. 2005. c.312p. photogs. index. ISBN 1-56158-769-9. $29.95. DIY Even the most experienced woodworker needs a little Amber Jewelry, Tea Sets, Sleeping Bags, Wholesale Tea Sets help. This detailed guide covers a wide array of […]

Fiber Crafts Reviews | December 15, 2005

By Janice Zlendich, Librarian Emerita, California State Univ. Lib., Fullerton Allen, Pam & Ann Budd. Wrap Style: Innovative to Traditional, 24 Inspirational Shawls, Ponchos, and Capelets To Knit and Crochet. Interweave. 2005. c.160p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 1-931499-91-8. pap. $21.95. FIBER CRAFTS In this collection of 24 knitwear patterns from the editors of Interweave Knits […]

Professional Media Reviews | December 15, 2005

By LJ Staff The "Wireless" Generation Harris, Frances Jacobson. I Found It on the Internet: Coming of Age Online. American Library Assn. 2005. c.161p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 0-8389-0898-5. pap. $35. Harris, a librarian at University Laboratory High School (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) has written an invaluable text to understanding the information technology needs […]

Reference Reviews | December 15, 2005

By LJ Staff American Health: Demographics and Spending of Health Care Consumers. New Strategist. 2005. 504p. bibliog. index. ISBN 1-885070-74-8. $89.95. REF A wealth of published information and an array of programs and conferences suggest how important consumers are to the providers and planners of healthcare in the United States. Based on data available but […]

Computer Media Reviews | December 15, 2005

By Rachel Singer Gordon Engst, Adam & others. Take Control of Tiger. Peachpit. 2005. 344p. ISBN 0-321-33017-X. pap. $29.99.Kelby, Scott. Mac OS X Tiger Killer Tips. New Riders. 2005. 367p. ISBN 0-321-29054-2. pap. $29.99.Knaster, Scott. Hacking Mac OS X Tiger: Serious Hacks, Mods and Customizations. Wiley. 2005. 378p. ISBN 0-7645-8345-X. pap. $24.99.Laporte, Leo & Todd […]

Arts & Humanities Reviews | December 15, 2005

By LJ Staff Arts Beene, Geoffrey & others. Beene by Beene. Vendome, dist. by Abrams. 2005. 205p. photogs. ISBN 0-86565-162-0. $65. FINE ARTS Late American fashion designer Beene (1927 – 2004) was admired for his disciplined, impishly intelligent clothes, traits that Amber Jewelry, Tea Sets, Sleeping Bags, Wholesale Tea Sets sum up his own approach […]

Fiction Reviews | December 15, 2005

By LJ Staff Ahern, Cecelia. If You Could See Me Now. Hyperion. Jan. 2006. c.320p. ISBN 1-4013-0187-8. $22.95. F Must you be able to see something for it to exist? This is the question that faces Ahern’s (Rosie Dunne) heroine, uptight interior decorator Elizabeth Egan. Looking after her six-year-old nephew, Luke, has honed her skills […]