Barrett, Barry, Ekbäck, Olsson, To Name a Few | Debut Fiction

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A light soufflé of a book from Alexander, Bard-Collins’s debut is almost as much an architectural history as it is a mystery, Barrett’s first collection heralds a brutal yet alluring new voice, multi-award-winning poet Barry’s first novel is fierce.

African American Lives: Books for February, Black History Month

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These 100 titles celebrate the rich variety of the lives of the community’s artists, ­businesspeople, athletes, scholars, activists, and more.

Audiobooks from de Rosnay, Hayes, Hiaasen, & Hubbard | Xpress Reviews

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de Rosnay misses with The Other Story, Hayes is recommended for thriller collections, Hiaasen’s columns are a marginal purchase, Hubbard’s stories are uneven

Nonfiction on William Mortensen, Sportswriting, Gay Marriage, Cycling, & the Civil War | Xpress Reviews

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Forgotten Hollywood photographer William Mortensen, Malley on British sports, a sincere treatise on gay marriage, a quirky compendium for cycling enthusiasts, a picturesque volume on the Civil War that is a must for history buffs

Fiction from Littlewood, Roberts, & Tepper, plus a Debut | Xpress Reviews

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Grisly supernatural crime fiction, a roller-coast romantic debut, an engaging, romantic page-turner from Roberts, and a fascinating and frustrating postapocalyptic tale from Tepper

E-Originals from Brannagh, Feehan, McGinnis, Mac Nicol, & Munro | Xpress Reviews

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Christmas and a holiday snowstorm, a blizzard and a psychic veterinarian, two veterinarians and a custody battle, an M/M romance that muddies the waters, a sweet and sexy romance that pushes the boundaries

Vicarious Voyages | Collection Development: Armchair Travel

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An armchair voyage is a journey of exploration—a pilgrimage, a feast for the soul, and a way of satisfying curiosities. These 27 resources, including apps, will help users travel routes and set sail for adventures that won’t require security checks or encounter airport snafus.

China: Reference eReviews

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As of July 2014, China continues to be the world’s most populous country. The resources we examine here focus on the China of today and look at the country’s past, from China Data Online to Policing the Shanhai International Settlement, 1894–1945.

Barsanti on Film, Liebman on Health & Fitness, U.S. Birth & Death Rates | Reference Reviews

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­Liebman’s no-nonsense title goes back to the basics, educating users on how to do specific exercises; Vital Statistics of the United States is a core title that is ideal for ready-reference collections.

Geology, October 2014 | Best Sellers

February 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

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