Nonfiction: Golf & African Americans, Allergy-Free Cooking, Pro Wrestling, Marriage Counseling | Xpress Reviews

An unsettling but solid perspective on America and golf; for public libraries seeking diet and health-related cookbooks; the Flairs will please their base with accounts of action in and out of the ring; beneficial as part of a professional collection for counselors and others

Fiction from Denfeld, Hamer, Hannah, Simmons, and Debuter Reed | Xpress Reviews

Strongly recommended for readers who enjoy the work of authors such as Jane Hamilton and M.L. Stedman; reminiscent enough of The Memory Keeper’s Daughter to continue reading; a rare miss from Hannah; its biggest strength is its evocative depiction of the Windy City; the perfect read for a day at the beach

Graphic Novels from Claveloux, Miller & Co., and Scott & Others | Xpress Reviews

This explicitly adult pop-art fantasia delivers emotional insight and imaginative visuals; Miller and company have brought their best work; this will still certainly satisfy those who want more of the short-lived Ninth Doctor

E-Originals from Arden, Castillo, Chase, and Lane and Debuter Delacroix | Xpress Reviews

Sports romance novel lovers will truly enjoy this tale of a strong female who dominates in a male sport; the banter between Olivia and Cade is fun and flirty throughout; strong dose of steam and a nonromantic plot; fans of paranormal romance will be intrigued by the unique story line; fans of the series will enjoy this origin story

Nonfiction on Raising and Loving Mushing Dogs | Xpress Reviews

Stories of Goliath, Boo, Doc, Ghost, Coolwhip, Zoom, and others successfully bring readers into the mushing world, where they learn about the rewards and challenges of raising these dogs

Fiction from Ben-David, Coben, Handler, McBride, and Debuter Swann | Xpress Reviews

Ben-David knows Mossad to its core; longtime readers will be lining up for Coben’s new stand-alone; a surprisingly subtle exploration of sexual ethics; Realism with a touch of magical realism; a moving coming-of-age story with a noir twist; Alderman is not recommended

E-Originals from Andrews, Matthews, Maynard, Moon, and Yardley | Xpress Reviews

You don’t need to be from Texas to conquer the heart of a good woman; a great choice for anyone who enjoys suspense with a love story; a romance featuring two shy types makes for engaging reading; Moon creates a strong sense of home and a convincing romance; highly recommended for romantic comedy lovers

Graphic Novels from Kirsch; Larsson, Runberg, & Homs; and Various Faces of Horror | Xpress Reviews

A complex story told in a thoughtful, moving manner; a valuable addition, embodying the many strengths that make the format an exceptional medium for modern storytelling; the high level of beautiful and terrifying work ensures that readers will revel in these tales from the first through final page

Audiobooks: Christine Hyung-Oak Lee | Xpress Reviews

Despite engrossing true-life experiences, Lee’s work ultimately disappoints, though the book was much better received

Education, August 2017 | Best Sellers

November 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO