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Oscar Doc Nominees 2017 | LJ Media Reviews

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With only days left until the 2017 Academy Awards ceremony, LJ shares its reviews of the five nominees for Best Documentary Feature. Any way you look at it, we’ve got the winner. See if you agree.

What We’re Watching and… | What We’re Reading

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“What We’re Reading” meets “What We’re Watching” in a snowstorm before the Oscars.

In or Out? | Memoir

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This month, individuals push against the boundaries of conventional societal expectations to define themselves.

Big Read in the Big Apple: NYC Launches Reading Initiative

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Can New Yorkers agree to read the same book as the city launches One Book One New York reading campaign?

Crime Fiction, a Cozy Corner Read, and Woodland Survival Tips | Books for Dudes

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This month BFD reviews an unthrilling thriller, an unromantic romance, sips a cuppa tea in the rocker with a Cozy Corner read, “discovers” an already famous talent, and more.

Books America Needs To Read | In the Bookroom

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One idea solidified by the fascinating February 15 panel, discussion “Challenging Topics, Challenging Times: Four Best-Selling Authors Reflect upon Culture, Creativity, and Changing the Conversation,” is that all Americans need to keep reading.

March 2017 LibraryReads

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The March LibraryReads list has something for everybody. Set at the end of World War II, Jessica Shattuck’s new book deals with the reprcussions of war, love and rebuilding lives. Say Nothing by Brad Parks is a suspenseful ride filled with twists and turns that will have you on the edge of your seat, while bestselling […]

Thirty-Four Must-Have Spring Books | Editors’ Picks 2017

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A host of new titles are coming your way, courtesy of long hours of perusing catalogs, quizzing publicists, reading galleys, and seeking what’s worthwhile on the horizon.

Professional Media | Social Science Reviews, March 1, 2017

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An insider’s perspective that’s immediately practical and relatable; dive deep into library acquisitions and foundational theories of interpersonal communication

First Ladies | Social Science Reviews, March 1, 2017

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From Lou Henry Hoover to Michelle Obama, Eleanor Roosevelt to Jacqueline Kennedy, these books provide a solid perspective on who these women were and how they felt about the position they held