Bringing Up Baby | Science & Tech Reviews

An enjoyable guide for anyone planning to or currently going through IVF; useful read for any would-be parents looking to dispel rumors and myths about pregnancy, complete with tips from others

Paris In Its Prime | Arts Reviews

An examination of the “fin de sièle” is a great resource for students and scholars; an accompaniment to a traveling exhibition on female artists and their status in the 19th-century art world in Paris

Library Programming, Funding, & Archives | Pro Media Reviews

Resource for library staff to connect with avid fans; a go-to source for libraries to build a “vote yes” committee for library funding; a resource for current and future archivists

Prep School Stories | Fiction Reviews

A troubling journey into the question of how involved teachers should be in their students lives; a debut novel chronicling the shift from young love to obsession.

Troubled Vets | Fiction Reviews

An emotional journey to attempt at understanding the affects of war and drugs use among vets; a complex thriller overshadowed by the tragedy of PTSD; an ex-Marine caught in an unfortunate situation leads to a thrilling adventure

LJ Media | Review Alert, November 15, 2017

Libraries with patrons especially partial to magnificent, international discoveries will want to provide Sky in multiple formats; Karen White’s clearly enunciated, steady-paced narration nicely relates densely packed information that is essential for all public libraries; the charms of The Great British Baking Show remain as delectably fresh as ever; this beautifully done film makes an excellent case for a controversial position on animal rights

LJ Reference | Review Alert, November 15, 2017

Young adults working on school assignments, or looking for adventure, and general adult readers will be struck by the wonder of it all; lovers of ancient Egyptian and African history will enjoy learning more about this natural resource; advanced undergraduates, graduate students, scholars, and practitioners of urban design will find this work stimulating and visionary

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, November 15, 2017

Shida’s book is mindful, challenging knitting at its best; Page’s illustrated resource explores the territory of cuisine beyond the restraints of recipe; excellent in terms of getting the “inside scoop” on the White House and training oneself to deal with all kinds of people; Tong offers a charming book about a second-generation American’s search for his family and himself in contemporary China

LJ Fiction | Review Alert, November 15, 2017

A stellar compilation that upholds the high standards of its predecessors; Maaren’s enchanting debut is for anyone who enjoys stretching their imagination; a gorgeous, unsettling look into the human psyche, richly conceived yet accessible to all; irreverent, zany, and hilarious, this debut romantic comedy for the digital age is a pure delight

Graphic Novels from Gallaher & Ellis, Medina & Co., and Oppenheimer & Klein | Xpress Reviews

Combines Weird Western excitement with steampunk flourishes; a deeply felt and absolutely necessary story that humanizes characters too often relegated to statistics and headlines; as the field of psychology has become more humane, readers might be inspired to delve more deeply into areas of interest