Spring Cookbooks | Wyatt’s World

With holiday feast days, the opening of farmers markets, and longed-for seasonal favorites finally showing up in stores, spring is an excellent time to reevaluate cookbook collections.

Nonfiction: Gold Rush Artist Bruff, Mountain Man Colter, Vegetable Gardening, the War of 1812 | Xpress Reviews

This book may intrigue the armchair historian with an interest in the Gold Rush; an overview of the life of John Colter (1774–1813); an essential tool for any garden library; for general readers interested in an overview of the War of 1812

Changing Your Life Expectancy

If you want to improve your health and live a longer, happier life, these two books will give readers great, no-nonsense advice on how to improve your longevity through some basic health-conscious principles

Let’s Get Creative! 11 Crafts/DIY Projects

A wonderful collection of crafts that will excite the whole family; in-depth and comprehensive looks at all forms of DIY/Crafts, from creating an energy-efficient home to creative stitchwork

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: May 1, 2017

Climbers will inhale Caldwell’s book and want more; poet Kampa’s urge to feel, to will herself into others’ being, is a gift that will carry her far; comedian Boyle’s book is hard to put down and full of solid advice; clear, real-world discussions of issues facing transgender people; perfect for browsing, this work will awaken a desire for questing and adventure

Must-Have Books on Syria: Check Your Collection | Wyatt’s World

The fractured country of Syria is once again front-page news, making this a moment to attend to the collection. Here are five essential titles to help readers understand past and current events in the war-torn region.

Nonfiction: Chaplin’s Diary, an Afghan Odyssey, the Roeblings and Their Bridge | Xpress Reviews

The title might work better as a film and screenplay, which could have been Chaplin’s original intention; hand to readers especially looking for an intimate glimpse at Afghanistan’s history and culture; a riveting biography of an early modern engineer whose work still stands

Asian History, April 2017 | Best Sellers

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

Sharing the Struggle | Memoir

By reading about those with different lived experiences, we find commonalities and strength to share in the struggle toward a more equitable world for all.

3 Must Haves for Any and All Librarians

In-depth and comprehensive, these titles are perfect for the librarian looking to deepen their knowledge of collection development, programming, and customer service