Language, February 2015 | Best Sellers

May 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Origami, Crochet, Country Knits, Country Living | Crafts & DIY Reviews, February 1, 2015

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Harrison presents techniques for monochrome and color drawing, a fresh look at a traditional genre of origami, Cameli focuses on shape-based designs, standout sweaters from Gibbs, Lim’s fun felt creations make perfect gifts for children.

Black Artists, Pope Francis, Favorite Heroines, David Lynch, & More | Arts & Humanities Reviews, February 1, 2015

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The final volume in the monumental study of the image of and contributions of black people in the history of art; an author nostalgic for her favorite heroines, an important contribution to literary scholars, White’s passion for Dutch painting.

Baseball’s Varied History: Known and Little-Known Heroes | Sports Reviews, February 15, 2015

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The first executive director of the Major League Baseball Player Association, a short and enthralling history of known and little-known players, a different angle on America’s pastime, a book for baseball fans with an interest in the business side of the game.

Literary Criticism, January 2015 | Best Sellers

April 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Music & Art, January 2015 | Best Sellers

April 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Watercolours, Paper Crafting, Knitting, Home Decorating | Arts & Crafts Reviews, January 2015

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Leman’s book will have a direct impact upon beginning, intermediate, and advanced watercolorists; Neel’s easy-to-customize patterns will be welcome on sock knitters’ bookshelves; Richardson inspires readers to tackle their own interiors.

Hughes’s Letters, Poetry from Sleigh, Michelangelo, Contemporary Art, Film | Arts & Humanities Reviews, January 2015

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Correspondence that shows Hughes’s kindness, generosity of spirit, and commitment to craft; driven, muscular poems that wrestle with violence, love, and the hybrid self; Unger’s Michelangelo captivates the reader from the first sentence.

Q&A: Margaret C. Sullivan, the Author of Jane Austen Cover to Cover on Austen’s work and legacy

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“I’ve never felt Austen’s work was chained to its time period in essence. In details it certainly is, but while the setting of her novels was in the Georgian/Regency period, at its core she was writing about people and their behavior.”

Reviewers of the Year 2014

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To our hundreds of tireless reviewers who provide librarians with reviews by their peers that reflect the usefulness—or the opposite—of a given resource, a big thank you! Here, each review editor names her reviewer of the year for 2014.

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