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Audiobooks by Patterson & Hayley (and Patterson & McLaughlin), Ribowsky, and Roberts | Xpress Reviews

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Two BookShots from James Patterson and Co. need more development; a story that defined the rock and roll lifestyle of excess before rock and roll; for fans of the Roberts as well as lovers of supernatural fiction

Graphic Novels from Dori, Sabaaneh, and Wolf | Xpress Reviews

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The trials and tribulations of a flawed yet highly influential innovator; White & Black offers a candid look into the experiences of a political prisoner; for wistful adult readers who meditate on their own past loves

Nonfiction: Best-sellerdom, Science, Women Workers, Middle East Peace, Nature, Némirovsky | Xpress Reviews

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For serious book lovers and wordsmiths; Dean’s effort to combat scientific illiteracy; American women’s contribution to the success of WWI; for those hoping for peace in the Middle East; an engaging portrait of the Catskill wilderness; an important book on Némirovsky; a concluding history of World War II

Fiction from Daniels, Kent, Richardson, and Rita, plus a Passel of Debuts | Xpress Reviews

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Two new cowboy romance series; Cavanagh hits all the right notes with her characters; readers who enjoy Fiona Barton might want to try Kent; an oddly moving, often funny debut from Peterson; Rita’s follow-up holds high the value of female friendship; Shafrir’s debut is full of humor and layered in truth; a snapshot into the lives of ordinary Germans during World War II

E-Originals from Kovach and Lanyon, with First-Timers Morgan and Swift | Xpress Reviews

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Kovach’s story ends with a low-impact finale but a new beginning, signaling the possibility of a series; suspense fans will love how Lanyon keeps the pages turning; Morgan’s debut takes a plain Jane heroine/gorgeous rich hero and pulls the reader in; Swift creates a couple who find passion and love in healthy doses

Botany & Zoology, February 2017 | Best Sellers

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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?