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LJ Nonfiction Reviews: December 1, 2015


Mindful home design, Big Apple architecture, sustainable gardening, trends in typewriting, retirement planning, The Parker Sisters, one family’s Hundred Year Walk, embedded librarianship, sex trafficking, and best travel

Dinner Pies, Easy Vegan, Southern Soups, & More | Cooking Reviews, December 1, 2015


Forty-plus desserts featuring gourmet sea salts, essential Dinner Pies for novice and proficient pie bakers, McDermott’s Southern soup recipes deserve attention, a contemporary Jewish cookbook to tempt many home cooks

Pepper Pot | LJ Reviews


Home gardeners as well as avid chili heads will appreciate the vast quantity of peppers covered in The Field Guide to Peppers; Maguire offers a taste of the spice culture that is sure to lure many to the hot side

Back to Basics: Treatises on Human Origins | LJ Reviews


Begun’s Real Planet of the Apes is suitable for those with an academic background in the subject; Hands isn’t an easy read; Mesler and Cleaves are timely and accessible; Rothman will appeal to specialists

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: November 15, 2015


Performers Dylan, Strayhorn, and Downton‘s Smith, Indie fall poetry, The Black Calhouns, Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, professional media, Beyond Bullying, and The City at Three P.M.

Mission Chinese Food, Foster’s Market, the New Sugar & Spice | Cooking Reviews, November 15, 2015


Bowien’s debut cookbook is not to be missed; if you love bakery/cafe cookbooks and easy entertaining, Foster’s cookbook is a must; Seneviratne’s recipes will lure many home cooks; Snyder’s take will satisfy sweet-toothed citrus lovers

Physics, November 2015 | Best Sellers

February 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Vicarious Restaurant Visits | Wyatt’s World


The Great Fall Cookbook Countdown continues with restaurant books, collections of recipes, and images of dishes from those hot and hip places that define destination dining

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: November 1, 2015


From Baby Care Basics to Planet Middle School, Parenting Is Easy. Ancient Rome, two for Alzheimer’s caregivers, plus public library archives, a guide to online searching, books for Black History Month

Botany & Zoology, October 2015 | Best Sellers

January 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services