Nonfiction: Right Speech, Paul’s Theology, Harpers Ferry, Aboriginal Artists, & Ringo | Xpress Reviews

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Buddha’s teachings, Paul’s theology, a Harpers Ferry participant, Los Lobos, contemporary Aboriginal painters, genealogy for librarians, an unauthorized biography of Ringo Starr, a user’s guide to understanding Weber’s take on goddess Brigid

An Extraordinary Journey, Inside Military Culture, Teenage Homelessness, New Fast Scans | Video Reviews, June 15, 2015

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A resounding performance of a strong woman surviving all that life can throw at her; an intimate look at military culture; a moving portrait of teenage homelessness that deserves to be viewed by a very wide audience.

Engineering & Technology, June 2015 | Best Sellers

October 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Social Sciences, June 2015 | Best Sellers

October 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Summertime Vibes | Memoir

A Field Guide to Awkward Silences

The memoirs this month are quick, quirky books perfect for reading in a hammock while soaking up some summertime vibes.

Nonfiction on Sub-Saharan Africa and Traveling Around Brooklyn | Xpress Reviews

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A rose-tinted look at sub-Saharan Africa’s future; the authors of this travel guide should have spent a little less time trying to seem edgy and a little more on unsexy details like subway navigation and Brooklyn restaurant prices

Geology, June 2015 | Best Sellers

October 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

The Born Frees, Future of Democracy, North Korea Memoirs, Pro Media, & More | Social Sciences Reviews, June 1, 2015

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Burge’s incredible and inspiring account belongs in every library; students of American democracy, government officials, and young citizens should read Running from Office; Aldrich takes us inside the Little Free Library movement

National Geographic’s Jackson on Glaciers, Evolutionary Biologist Lane on the Properties of Life, Modern Jewish Cooking | Science & Technology Reviews, June 1, 2015

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Jackson offers parallel glimpses of optimism, both for herself and for the future of the planet; Lane outlines what he hopes are the “beginnings of a more predictive biology”; Koenig writes “for the next generation of Jewish cooks.”

Projects To Create Joy, Geek Knits, Freeform Wire Art Jewelry, plus Bohemian Homes | Crafts & DIY Reviews, June 1, 2015

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Creating tiny five-inch square paintings; instruction in a variety of homemaking-related skills, including cooking, sewing, and handicraft; how to produce jewelry using a freeform style of wire manipulating techniques