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Botany & Zoology, March 2015 | Best Sellers

May 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

A History of Rain, the Flavors of Vietnam, Dazzling Dragonflies | Science & Technology Reviews, February 15, 2015

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A seamless blending of personal narrative with scientific and cultural explanations, the plethora of scents and flavors of Vietnam come to life, a vivid compilation of photographs that is a treat for nature lovers

Environmental Science, February 2015 | Best Sellers

May 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate Klein, Naomi Alfred A. Knopf Canada 2014. ISBN 9780307401991. $71 The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes Money, Nicholas P. Oxford University Press 2014. ISBN 9780199941315. $95 Toxic Communities: Environmental Racism, Industrial Pollution, and Residential Mobility […]

The Voyager Mission, Evolutionary Theory, Recipes for Baking Bread | Science & Technology Reviews, February 1, 2015

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Bell recaps Voyager’s surprising discoveries; typographical errors aside, Eldredge presents an attractive book with superb images; Hever promotes a plant-based diet; home bakers will savor Bread.

Chemistry, February 2015 | Best Sellers

May 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

From Seasonal Cocktails to Nutritional Perfection | Science & Technology Reviews, January 2015

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All a cocktail lover needs for the holiday season; Price’s entertaining and informative book traces the history of vitamins and nutritional diseases; Ferguson’s excellent and inspiring work is for anyone wishing to get in shape.

A Winged Bounty: Recent Books About Birds

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Of prime interest to naturalists, biologists, birders, and hunters is Baldassarre’s Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America; Elphick’s excellent book is generously illustrated and easy to use; a discussion on hummingbirds’ evolution.

Cookbooks from the Days, Food52’s Miglore, New Voice Siddiqi, & Others | Cooking Reviews, January 2015

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A charming follow-up from married business owners Cheryl and Griffith Day, vegetarians and flexitarians will find plenty to love in Forte’s latest, Miglore offers a treat for readers who enjoy casual gourmet food, Siddiqi gives a polished debut.

Handcrafted Beverages, Healthy Living, plus a History of Humankind & All Things Tomato | Science & Technology Reviews, December 2014

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A homespun modern classic from English and Altman, a compelling prescription for healthy living, Harari’s ideas may be controversial for some readers, read LeHoullier’s advice and a supermarket tomato will never taste good again.

International Salads, Wild Mushrooms, Honey, Oatmeals, Jam & Marmalade | Cooking Reviews, December 2014

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Butcher’s latest is a great gift for salad lovers; soulful Southern foods that will have readers’ stomachs rumbling; notably inventive variations on marshmallows, nougat, and Turkish delight; a welcoming and unintimidating mushroom book.

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