We Like To Watch (TV) | Arts & Humanities Reviews, August 1, 2016

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Binge-watching TV has become a national—and worldwide—pastime; here are two explorations of the impact television has had on the collective consciousness of humanity

Gridiron Legacies: This Season’s Football Picks

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The latest football titles reflect a little of everything from the gridiron: iconic quarterbacks such as Brett Favre and Peyton Manning, NFL racial pioneers, great teams such as the 1986 Giants, and terrible teams such as the 1976 Bucs.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: August 1, 2016

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From Japanese Tattoos to Botticelli Reimagined to football’s Game Changers, a fresh view of history, plus Damn Delicious recipes, “incomparable” memoirs, and an essential American Heiress

Religion, June 2016 | Best Sellers

October 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Make Your Own Ideabook, Plenty of Knits & Stitching, Painting Without Paint | Crafts & DIY Reviews, July 1, 2016

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A plethora of crafts & DIY books, including how to make your own “ideabooks,” painting on your tablet, and 8 useful fiber craft guides

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: July 1, 2016

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From fresh new translations of Pushkin’s Novels, Tales, and Journeys to biographies of notable historical figures and First Women, plus self-help how-to’s for Designing Your Life and a look at a long-standing tradition, Christmas in the Crosshairs

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 15, 2016

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Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac; Broadway babies; summer poetry; new visions Of Arms and Artists; beat the heat at Smuggler’s Cove, plus cooking and comics in Robin Ha’s Cook Korean!

Philosophy, June 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Writing Knitting Patterns, Rubber Band Engineering & Learn How To Crochet | Crafts & DIY Reviews, June 15, 2016

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An enjoyable and highly recommended guide to building your own rubber band machinery; a beginner’s guide to writing knitting patterns that is abundant in information; a well-presented classroom-in-a-book will give novice crocheters a handy overview of crochet basics, and more

Gripping Nonfiction To Sweep Readers Away | Wyatt’s World

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Summer reading tends to lean heavily toward fiction, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of engrossing and mind-blowing nonfiction to take to the beach or consume while the air conditioner is blasting away. Here are five examples.