Comedy Classics: It Happened One Night and Tootsie, with Jeeves and Wooster, New Trailers, & More | Video Reviews, May 1, 2015

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Newly restored ­reissues cement One Night and Tootsie in the comedy pantheon; Jeeves and Wooster, practically perfect in every way; Vera will hold readers’ attention right up to the last scene.

The Latest from Virginia Judge Clark, a Comedic Kwan, Meltzer’s Third “Culper Ring,” & More | Fiction Reviews, May 1, 2015

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Clark’s readers will be coming back for more, Kwan’s latest shocks and surprises, Meltzer’s third offering in his “Culper Ring” series is a taut political thriller, Teran’s brilliant reimagining of Anne of Green Gables

First Novels from Brelinski, Francombe, Liftin, Teran, Vu Tran, & Others | Debut Fiction, May 1, 2015

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Bannan’s skillfully nuanced approach to the high school mean girls drama plot, Francombe’s inventive take on the Battle of Waterloo, Southern mystery and lore from McTeer, Vu Tran’s haunting and mesmerizing, noir-filled Dragonfish

Maeve Binchy’s Times, Courtley’s SEAL Survival Guide, True Crime from Journalist Leovy | Audiobook Reviews, May 1, 2015

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Newspaper columns from throughout Binchy’s tenure at The Irish Times; when it comes to books on SEALs, Courtley is the real deal; Leovy’s debut Ghettoside paints a compelling picture of life in south Los Angeles

Kurson’s Pirate Hunters Lead the Quest for Buried Treasure | RA Crossroads

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Welcome to Readers’ Advisory (RA) Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge, and whole-collection RA service goes where it may. In this column, pirate treasure leads me down a winding path.

Book Display Readers’ Advisory: Circus Stories | Wyatt’s World

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Here are three new titles to put on display, plus two 2014 releases that might be languishing in the stacks, just waiting for companion works to give them a bit of shine.

Kevin Kwan’s Chinese Consumers: Conspicuous Comedy

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Kwan’s China Rich Girlfriend, his follow-up to China Rich Asians, will release in June. Here he talks to LJ about intention, what makes him laugh, and the reality behind the fictional world of his books.

Fiction from Alexander, Grimes, and Leigh & Co., plus a Danish Debut | Xpress Reviews

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A lighthearted romance with a clever premise, series fans will be thrilled with Ciel’s latest antics, these short stories will appeal to any reader who likes the sex hot and the men tough, debut Scandinavian crime fiction to relish

Spanish On-Screen | Spanish-Language Media: Collection Development, May 1, 2015

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In homes where Spanish is the predominant language spoken, movies on-disc are still a popular item. These 33 releases, plus apps and a list of vendors, will go a long way to helping Spanish-speaking viewers “see” what libraries have to offer.

When Life Comes Full Circle: Lori Lansens Discusses Her New Novel, The Mountain Story

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Lansens talks to LJ about her latest book, The Mountain Story