African History September 2016 | Best Sellers

November 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Future Forward for Libraries | Professional Media Reviews, September 15, 2016


Why special collections must expand their role as teaching centers; Lankes’s New Librarianship is required reading; Varnum offers informative, diverse, and valuable insights on how libraries are implementing and using discovery tools

Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Later: A Quartet of Titles That Will Live On


Harding’s history of the Cynthia Olson will appeal to nautical and military historians; Nelson looks at the overall effects of World War II on the American psyche; A Matter of Honor casts light on a controversial episode in history; Twomey provides much-needed context

Me, Myself, and I | Self Help Reviews, September 15, 2016


Adams goes beyond traditional mindfulness training to teach readers compassion-based techniques; great reading for fans of advice columns; Huba takes us in ­surprising directions; easily remembered, invigorating Habit Changers

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 1, 2016


An outstanding Feud between Nabokov and Wilson; staging Shakespeare in Swahililand and beyond; motivational Game Changers; U.S. immigration in The City of Dreams; Altman’s Treyf offers a warm portrayal of coming of age in the 1960s and 1970s

Nonfiction: Disco, Makers, the Beatles, Presidents, Lois Lenski, College Essays | Xpress Reviews


The night disco died; on the Maker movement; backstage with the Beatles; for political junkies; on children’s literature in general and Lois Lenski in particular; boiling down the college essay process into something manageable

Encaustic Art, Bead Sparkle, Leathercraft, Kid’s Play, Lingerie Design, Vern Yip | Crafts & DIY Reviews, September 15, 2016


Aristides guides readers through centuries-old methods of painting realistic images; attractive designs that explore the possibilities of leatherwork; adventurous knitters will be drawn to Jurgrau’s exquisite lace designs; Powell provides a wealth of information for home sewists

Popular Mexican, Asian “Fusion,” Classic French, Low-Calorie, Potato Everything, & More | Cooking Reviews, September 15, 2016


A satisfying combination of autobiography and popular Mexican foods; a well-­executed baking book; Iyer’s potato cookbook is brimming with fresh ideas; Lin’s outstanding first book can help home bakers expand their repertoire and think more creatively

Microbiology September 2016 | Best Sellers

November 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Big Picture 2016: Ten Photography Titles To Pore Over


A valuable reference that will delight those interested in photojournalism; an exceptional and unusual example of documentary photography; The Blind Photographer on the nature of photography and of vision itself