Military History | Reference eReviews, January 2017

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THESE VARIED resources provide access to military, defense, and intelligence-related publications and peer-reviewed scholarship.

Ten Years of Lists—and Counting | The Reader’s Shelf, January 2017

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In 2007, the first Reading List Council began work. To mark its tenth anniversary, the original members of the committee revisit some of their favorite winners.

Reviewers of the Year 2016

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A huge thank you to all our contributors, and special recognition to those who made this year even more outstanding. Interested in joining the LJ reviewing team? Click on the article for further details.

Professional Media|Social Science Reviews, January 2017

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Librarians looking to expand their knowledge in financing will benefit from Burger’s guide, while those interested in programming and ontology will find the other books on this list useful

Never More Relevant: 50 Books for February, Black History Month, and Beyond

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Consider the models of leadership and activism outlined by Muhammad Ali or Coretta Scott King, the courage of Ona Judge, the creativity of Chester Himes, the verve of Charlamagne Tha God. It’s time for a reacquaintance with our past.

Graphic Novels from Chaykin, Hart & Mastroianni, and Jacobson & Colón | Xpress Reviews

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The relentless adult language and gritty themes in Chaykin’s work make this for mature readers; an endearing, nostalgic, and sentimental journey for adult readers; for patrons interested in CIA operations, covert government scandals, and the legality of prisoner treatment from Americans

Nonfiction on Reversing Aging and Quantum Gravity | Xpress Reviews

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We can stave off many age-related maladies for a while this way—and that is on its own a worthy endeavor; Rovelli’s work is not an easy read, but it is worth the effort

Fiction from Harman, Noble, Post, and Rodale, plus Three Debuts | Xpress Reviews

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A quiet novel about a woman rediscovering her true self; a tender win-win romance of two like-minded people; fans of historical fiction about the opening of the American West will enjoy this sweeping novel; a good choice for fans of grit lit that emphasizes blood ties and redneck justice; a sort of spiritual prequel to Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One; Rodale has created a delightful heroine in the brainy yet passionate Lady Claire; writer and director Wilson weaves a complex plot that builds in intrigue and tension

Education, December 2016 | Best Sellers

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

E-Originals from Bell, McGoldrick, Shaw, and Sorenson | Xpress Reviews

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A strong female protagonist who undermines stereotypes and is both athletic and sexy; McGoldrick maintains a breakneck pace with plenty of action, suspense, and magical elements; the premise of this fourth series title keeps readers’ interest; a solid story with steamy scenes and an important message