Arts & Humanities

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Explore New and Inspiring Crafts From Sketching to Remodeling

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It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting to dip your toes into the craft world or if you’re looking for a DIY challenge, you can find a variety of projects that are widespread and accessible to all craft/DIY readers

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: April 1, 2017

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For art lovers, Treasures of Asian Art is a worthwhile investment; Blumenthal delivers life-and-times political history at its best; Moss’s website translates well as an excellent training guide for any level of outdoor fun; this honest account will find resonance among consumers of popular faith narratives

Religion, March 2017 | Best Sellers

June 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

10 Crafts & DIY Books for Every Member of Your Family

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Take a crack at jumbo knitting, learn to spray paint like the pros, and create the backyard atmosphere you always wanted. No matter what your passion, this section had the book for you

Exploring the Whimsical Life of Beatrix Potter

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Potter’s inspirations and legacy are brought to life through stories of her childhood, the charming characters she created, and the art she inspired

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: March 15, 2017

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Art lovers, collectors, and scholars will delight in this book; an upbeat view of women’s health, fitness, and psychology; this honest memoir will interest all readers; a thought-provoking work for those interested in all stages of urban planning and placemaking; an engrossing blend of food science, regionalism, and ethnic studies; young and old activists alike will be inspired by this hopeful call for change

Philosophy, March 2017 | Best Sellers

June 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Drive-In Decades | Arts & Humanities Reviews, March 1, 2017

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Long-forgotten performers and films will be rediscovered; movie lovers will enjoy a blast from the past with these easy reads that capture the drive-in era

Neil Gaiman | LibraryReads Spotlight, February 15, 2017

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In the introduction to Norse Mythology, his resonant re-creation before our very eyes of the enduring legends starring one-eyed god Odin, dangerously mischievous Loki, and more, multi-award-winning fantasy author Neil Gaiman says of the world’s many traditions, “If I had to declare a favorite, it would probably be for the Norse myths.”

Five Women Poets: Strong New Works for Language Lovers Everywhere

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Duhamel’s deceptively informational, almost deadpan voice might at first puzzle but soon becomes incantatory; Matthews’s imaginative work will attract anyone who reads poetry seriously; White’s contribution is heartfelt and true, both deeply personal and embracing