Vietnamese, Korean, and Chinese Family Recipes & ManBQue Street Grilling | Cooking Reviews, June 15, 2016

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Four cookbooks featuring Vietnamese, Korean, and Chinese cuisine, and a ManBQue guide to street grilling highlight our cooking reviews, including the 100 best Jewish recipes and contemporary Mexican cuisine

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.

Broadway Babies | Arts & Humanities Reviews, June 15, 2016

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An amusing collection of Broadway anecdotes; a reflective memoir from Barbara Cook, the original Marian the Librarian; a thoroughly captivating biography of Mary Martin, one of Broadway’s most successful and intriguing stars.

Botany & Zoology, June 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Nonfiction: Salads, Rob Chirico, Grants, Mary Guinan, Currier & Ives, Tennessee Williams | Xpress Reviews

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A great value for salad lovers; Chirico’s title is full of nostalgic stories, delicious recipes, and a wealth of facts and tidbits about Italian food; a solid guide for novice to expert grant seekers; Guinan’s medical memoir; America through Currier & Ives

Summer Poetry: 13 Smart New Collections from Debut and Veteran Authors Alike

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Bell’s new collection could draw even those who don’t typically read poetry; Plenty is important for sophisticated readers; raw, unsparing poems from Sharif come highly recommended; debuter Vuong’s poems are painfully, exquisitely exact

Special Operations: Daring Missions, Disappearances, Double Agents

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Corera’s illuminating summary of cyberespionage; the astonishing life and times of Morris and Lona Cohen; The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood; Meier’s story of Robert Levinson reads like a spy thriller

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 1, 2016

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From beginning photography to Creative Cut Cards, fan favorites Neil Gaiman and the Ramones at 40, plus best memoirs, spies and espionage, with Gooley, Pilkey & Co., and Schwartz on water scarcity issues

Nonfiction on War in the Middle East, Online Marketing, Service Dogs, Artistic Endeavors | Xpress Reviews

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The Middle East and America’s impact as the world’s dominant military power, a solid primer on online marketing, an emotionally provocative and engaging book on training service animals, six creatives who took the less-traveled path in life

Psychology, June 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services