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Retirement Living for Boomers, Eskin on Food, the Inside Story on Edward Snowden | Xpress Reviews

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A must-read book for boomers—and everyone else; Eskin’s cookbook-cum-memoir includes 200 recipes; Harding’s well-researched and compelling book reveals Edward Snowden’s backstory and the fallout from the NSA revelations

History of Science, April 2014 | Best Sellers

July 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Books for Pet Lovers, Homing Instinct by Heinrich, Accessible Science by Reid, & More | Science & Technology Reviews

Citizen Canine

Citizen Canine belongs in all libraries, successful gardening starts with Improving Your Soil, natural history fans will love The Homing Instinct, an affectionate Owl Who Liked Sitting on Ceasar

The Artist’s Library, Tech Gadgets for Special Needs, The Price of Silence by Cohen, & More | Social Sciences Reviews

Breaking Through

Insights into The Price of Silence, police work, and prosecutorial excess, Breaking Through, a guide to evaluate tablets, applications, and their usage, Native America is essential reading

The Great War: 22 Recent Titles

Paris at the End of the World

Paris at the End of the World portrays the euphoria of the war’s first days, President Woodrow Wilson deserves attention in academic libraries, War + Ink covers Hemingway’s early days as a reporter.

How To Sketch, Build Miniature Gardens, Make Handbags, & More | Crafts & DIY Reviews

Sketching Masterclass

Sketching Masterclass for beginning and experienced artists alike, Boy Craft for those seeking no-glitter and Just Us Girls for children with wide-ranging tastes, as a way to relax Yarn Works

From Stage Essentials to Biogs of Novels to Soccer Matters, “Crystal-Lit” Poetry, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews

Republic of Letters

Read Outside the Box and enjoy cartoon history; Radiant Truths is eclectic, in the best sense; Di Piero’s Tombo strikes a perfect balance; Powers’s Letter Composed captures life in the war zone

A Well-Researched and Detailed Work on Charlie Chaplin | Xpress Reviews

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Readers looking to work in film will find inspiration in this extremely well-researched and detailed work on the career of Charlie Chaplin

Sound Advice on Life (Pauley, Huffington), Shapiro & White’s Mindful Discipline, & More | Self-Help Reviews

Mindful Discipline

Reviews of Samara O’Shea’s Loves Me…Not, Jane Pauley’s Your Life Calling, Shauna L. Shapiro & Chris White’s Mindful Discipline, and a list of titles from the April 1 issue.

Thirty Amazing Poetry Titles for Spring 2014

Keys to the Jail

Exciting new works for National Poetry Month and beyond; short takes from the April 1 issue.

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