Nonfiction

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Nonfiction on Conservation, Clinton’s Campaign, Best Travel 2018, and Energy & Politics | Xpress Reviews

For readers interested in nature-related philosophy; readers interested in the 2016 presidential campaign and Clinton will find this to be a satisfying and informative book; a beautiful, concise guide for future and armchair travelers; how global energy markets shaped the U.S. political context in 2016

Computer Science, January 2018 | Best Sellers

March 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, February 1, 2018

Crosley’s growth and maturity as a writer shines in this collection; a highly readable story about starting over in a new world, Patriot Number One is hard to put down; accessible science writing about the brain that can be enjoyed by all readers; Mitchell’s spirituality is at once vibrant and intriguing—anyone interested in holistic traditions will find her work rewarding

German-Style Parenting, Mindfulness for Teens, Veggies for Kids, Creative Families | Parenting Reviews

EAT YOUR VEGGIES! YOU’RE ENOUGH! TAKE RISKS! CREATE! Such are the admonitions of the upcoming parenting releases as chosen by our new columnist Julia M. Reffner, replacing Julianne Smith, a longtime LJ reviewer and the parenting columnist for 11 years. Thank you, Julianne. Welcome, Julia!

Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, January 2018

Lots of thrillers making their way onto the list; Chernow moves on to Grant

Nonfiction: Coming Out, Environmental Philosophy, Tom Yawkey, TM, Martin Luther King Jr. | Xpress Reviews

A candid story of redemption and self-discovery; the author has a passion for baseball; examines the ways one can advance the opportunities for being lucky; Mueller creates an accessible introduction to environmental philosophy; a thorough explanation of what transcendental meditation is; Red Sox and baseball history fans will appreciate; for students of urban policy; original essays about Martin Luther King Jr.; capturing elusive experiences in interesting worlds

African History, January 2018 | Best Sellers

February 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Universal Questions: An Introduction to the Stars and Sky

An intriguing way to understand physical scale within the universe; space buffs will enjoy this accessible and engaging account of human ingenuity and exploration; those wishing to learn more about becoming a stargazer will find tremendous information here—highly recommended

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff | LJ Review

Michael Wolff’s explosive Trump White House tell-all is “essential reading for political junkies” and recommended for fans of House of Cards.

Nonfiction on Black Nationalist Women, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mentoring Librarians | Xpress Reviews

An in-depth scholarly analysis of Black Nationalist movements, feminism, and art; a well-written yet sophisticated analysis of a popular modern president that is recommended for all collections; a good starting point to kick off more in-depth exploration of mentorship and librarians