Janey Mack’s Debut of the Month, Cathy Ace, Ray Daniel, Glenis Wilson, plus Series Lineup | Mystery Reviews, June 1, 2015

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Mystery buffs will be swept up in Mack’s ingenious and well-crafted plot; Ace launches a gratifying contemporary series in the traditional British manner; Daniel’s crisp writing and engaging plot make for a corker of a mystery

Jazz up Your Collection | Music Matters, June 1, 2015

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Jazz is one of the only quintessentially American art forms, and it’s important. Every music collection in American libraries should contain a solid representation of the genre.

Anita Hill, British Mystery Series Grantchester, Cuban National Literacy Campaign, Plus New Trailers | Video Reviews, June 1, 2015

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Anita Hill’s story remains relevant; lovers of traditional British mysteries will want to add Grantchester to their viewing queue; a beautiful rendering of the Cuban National Literacy Campaign of 1961

Graphic Novels: Chambers & Culbard, Conner, MacLean, Miller & Janson, and Reed | Xpress Reviews

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An adaptation of Chambers’s work, stick around for Harley Quinn, MacLean’s work is refreshing and unique, Batman enthusiasts will love his story in black and white, Ms. Marvel will keep die-hard fans happy

Nonfiction on Feeling Great Through Optimism, Enthusiasm, and Contentment | Xpress Reviews

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This tiny instructional is akin to the Holy Grail of happiness and reminiscent of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series

Fiction from George, Spillane & Collins, and Wright, plus Two Debuts | Xpress Reviews

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An urban noir debut is saddled with a convoluted story line, Logan seamlessly blends Scottish myth and fairy tales with dystopian fantasy in her hauntingly beautiful debut, no surprises in the latest from Spillane and Collins

Fiction from Bilyeau and Genova; Memoir from Lyndsey | Audiobook Reviews, June 1, 2015

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The Tapestry is an essential purchase for all historical fiction collections; Genova’s powerful and intimate story about risks, despair, and love; Hannah Curtis perfectly captures Lyndsey’s style and tone

Latin American Studies, June 2015 | Best Sellers

September 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

E-Originals from Berry & Co., Grothaus, Hassell, & Platt | Xpress Reviews

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A charming quartet about a wedding-gone-wrong, the usual will they/won’t they is entertaining in Grothaus’s latest, vibrant characters from Hassell, Platt’s next “Farthingale” story is engaging from beginning to end

Earth’s Uncertain Future | Collection Development: Climate Change, June 1, 2015

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Climate change entered scientific discourse during the 1980s as scientists started to document a rapid rise in greenhouse gases and a corresponding increase in global temperatures. Their claims were quickly challenged as critics alleged the gases had little to do with any warming that might be occurring. Here the debate heats up in books, videos, and websites.