Nonfiction

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Nonfiction RA Picks 2014 : A Sampling | Wyatt’s World

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Among the “best-of” are Biss’s On Immunity, Johnson’s How We Got to Now, Kolbert’s Sixth Extinction, Mead’s Life in Middlemarch, and Sides’s In the Kingdom of Ice.

Nonfiction from the Royal Horticultural Society’s Garden | Xpress Reviews

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A collection of writings from the Royal Horticultural Society’s magazine, The Garden

History of Science, December 2014 | Best Sellers

March 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

With a Bang and No Whimpers | Memoir

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This month’s memoir column features women on the cusp of change and a 50-year estrangement.

Interpreting the Parables, Biblical Anthropomorphism, Sisters on a Mission, & More | Spirituality & Religion Reviews, December 2014

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A must for Jewish families and congregations; Levine’s touching and scholarly readings deserve a place on library shelves; Sheridan’s superb study sheds new yet ancient light on the early Church Fathers.

Elliott on Healthy Relationships, Smallin Tackles Clutter, Wehrenberg on Anxiety | Self-Help Reviews, December 2014

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The New Year’s offerings begin with guidance on making life more enjoyable and even exciting through embracing surprise, rediscovering one’s creative self, and clearing out the impediments of resentments and fear.

Nonfiction: Photos and Quotes That Express Gratitude | Xpress Reviews

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An ideal gift book for saying thank you, congratulations, or it’s great to be alive

Politics & Law, December 2014 | Best Sellers

March 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, November 2014

Gone Girl returns to the top with movie word of mouth; O’Reilly kills off General Patton

Nonfiction: Sportswriter Epstein, Victorian London, Alaska Memoir, plus Info Tech, World War II History, Ebola | Xpress Reviews

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A new volume for Epstein readers, an atypical look at London’s social history, a beautifully written memoir of Alaska, naturalists will savor McAllister’s love letter, the U.S. Army’s Pathfinders in action, a defined study of sociology.

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