Best Books 2015: Core Nonfiction

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By Elizabeth Nelson (business), Liz French (consumer health), Derek Sanderson & Erin Shea (memoir), Stephanie Sendaula (religion & spirituality), and Henrietta Verma (sci-tech). business Bernanke, Ben S. The Courage To Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath. Norton. ISBN 9780393247213. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780393247220. ECON Bock, Laszlo. Work Rules! Insights from Inside Google […]

Best Books 2015: Genre Fiction

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African American Fiction By Rollie Welch Billingsley, ReShonda Tate. Mama’s Boy. Gallery. ISBN 9781476714950. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781476715032. F Holmes, Shannon. Caught Up. Infamous: Akashic. ISBN 9781617753756. $23.95; pap. ISBN 9781617753749. $9.95. F Mello, Deborah Fletcher. Playing for Keeps. Dafina: Kensington. (Sultry Southern Nights). ISBN 9781617737787. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9781617737794. F Murray, Victoria […]

American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820–1922; The SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research | Reference eReviews, November 1, 2015


With unique content combined with the superb quality and accessibility, American Pamphlets, Series 1, 1820–1922 is a remarkable product; The Sage Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research isn’t quite as universal as the publisher claims

Nonfiction from Tom Jones and Nugent on Feminism | Xpress Reviews


The honesty and openness with which Tom Jones shares his life and career make it a must-read; witty, entertaining, and frequently painfully relatable, Nugent’s work is a must-read for younger women

Issue #1: Debut Graphic Novels | The Reader’s Shelf, November 1, 2015


It continues to be a new golden age for comics and graphic novels. Fresh voices and innovations in art and text provide a glimpse into the future of the craft for longtime fans and new readers alike.

Fiction from Chamberlain, Kinsella, and Rowell | Xpress Reviews


Chamberlain latest will be popular with contemporary fiction fans, readers will be scrambling to get their hands on Kinsella’s latest installment, Rowell aficionados will be clamoring for this coming-of-age novel

Art Clubs, Creativity with Children, Vintage Homes, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews, November 1, 2015


With the help of Montiel’s playbook, artists will loosen up their creative thinking; DIY, Dammit, for crafters who dislike the Pinterest-perfect, overly styled aesthetic; an excellent reference to modern design history

Graphic Novels from Atangan, Ellis & Co., Moon & Bá, Sang, Sheridan, and Than | Xpress Reviews


Atangan shows his intrinsic design sense despite dark colors, Ellis & Warren will inspire readers to think, Moon and Bá demonstrate that humans are much alike wherever they live, an original narrative with profound resonance from Sang, Than’s work is a great purchase for inspirational or self-help collections

Philosophy, November 2015 | Best Sellers

February 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

E-Originals from Allyn, Barrett, Stacey, and Weaver | Xpress Reviews


A good romance filled with fiery women and exasperated knights; humor, flirting, and sizzling sex; complicated relationships inject a welcome dose of conflict and warmth into the plot; sexual encounters are rendered with spine-tingling tension