LibraryReads: Librarians Announce August Favorites

One Kick

Squeezing in last on this month’s list of what librarians are enjoying is Thrity Umrigar’s captivating The Story Hour, one of my favorite titles from BEA. Next on my reading list is Chelsea Cain’s One Kick; with a librarian recommendation it as “A read-in-one-sitting, edge-of-your-seat thriller,” how can I resist?—Henrietta Verma, Reviews Editor, LJ 1. […]

Gabaldon Returns in Fiction, Along with Galbraith/Rowling, Jordan, & Levitt | Xpress Reviews

gabaldon071114

Debut author Dunn compels with sympathetic characters, another breakneck, rip-roaring page-turner from Gabaldon, Galbraith/Rowling “Strikes” again, a World War I novel from Jordan, and psychological terror from Levitt

An Audiobook on Merging Economics with Technology | Xpress Reviews

secondmachine071114

An optimistic and thought-provoking title for the generalist interested in economics, business, and technology

Graphic Novels from Burns, Hickman & Pitarra, Marz & Sejic, and Peeters | Xpress Reviews

sugarskull071114

Master storyteller Burns carves a moving tale of love, loss, and regret; an interesting mashup of history and sf; a crossover collection has strong writing and artwork throughout; fans of moody sf will be pleased by aama

Physics, July 2014 | Best Sellers

October 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

E-Originals from Bray-Weber, Bright, Cole & Co., Denker, & Leonard | Xpress Reviews

forloveandliberty071114

Bray-Weber mixes pirates and sex; Bright cooks up flirtation, friction, and food; a quartet of love stories about the American Revolution; small-town complications from Denker; a clash of heroes and heroines in Leonard’s new series

The Future of Food, Fiction from Mengestu, Priest, & Rowell, plus Memoir by Ward | Audio Reviews

Boneshaker

Barber’s Third Plate stands out as an essential book about food, Mengestu’s sad and harrowing tale of identity, responsibility, and love, a new dramatization that blends fantasy and steampunk into something very fun

E-Originals from Heath, Holt, Burn, Schroeder, & Sherwood | Xpress Reviews

voodoo070414

Cowboy complications from Heath and Holt, a galactic alliance from Burn, crime-stopping and family woes from Schroeder, and Sherwood’s damaged leads find love

Nonfiction on Vivian Maier, Amazing Road Trips, the European Union, & Erotic Dolls | Xpress Reviews

eroticdoll070414

The incomparable photographs of Vivian Maier, a guidebook for international travelers and seasoned locals alike, a comprehensive account of the modern EU and its history, and a unique aspect of modern sexology, The Erotic Doll

Fiction from Chadwick, Coll, Colucci, S. Evanovich, & Moriarty | Xpress Reviews

majorsdaughter070414

A new historical trilogy from Chadwick, a suburban noir from Coll, a fun, scary, and intriguing book from Colucci, a miss from Stephanie Evanovich, a beautifully written historical debut, and Moriarty’s dark, seedy side of the “perfect” family

Featuring YD Feedwordpress Content Filter Plugin