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Alkon on Etiquette, Memoir from McBride, How To Grow Mushrooms, & More | Science & Technology Reviews

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Alkon deals with modern problems in interpersonal relationships, such as how civilized people should act when standing in lines; anyone who has lived with excess weight will appreciate McBride’s book; Wansink’s book is a revelation!

Microbiology, September 2014 | Best Sellers

2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Easy Meals, Bitter Blends, Slanted Door Recipes | Cooking Reviews

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Simple recipes, attractive photos, an easy-to-read layout, and a functional lie-flat binding make Easy Gourmet a great choice for aspiring cooks; McLagan laments the disappearance of bitter tastes from mainstream diets

Health & Fitness, September 2014 | Best Sellers

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From The Body Book and Cameron Diaz to Eating Dangerously

Dr. Mütter’s Marvels, Barnosky on Extinction, Dealing with Dementia, & More | Science & Technology Reviews

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Written for the general public, Aptowicz’s book will be of great interest to large public libraries; a superior synthesis of recent research from many scientific disciplines; Emlen’s excellent writing will draw in readers intrigued by astonishingly powerful weapons.

Cancer Gene Blues: Seven Titles for October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Breast cancer is all about the numbers: the infamous one in eight lifetime probability of a diagnosis, the number of lymph nodes removed, gene mutations 1 and 2, risk factor percentages, even how old one should be to start screenings.

Everyday Desserts from Greenspan, Pelaez & Silverman’s Passion for Cuban Cooking, & Much More | Cooking Reviews

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Bittman’s latest is fantastic for busy, novice, and noncooks; Greenspan’s new collection is an instant classic; Pelaez and Silverman’s respectful treatment of their subject results in a compelling cookbook that conveys a strong sense of place.

Dog Lovers Gather Round, plus a Take on Menopause, Confronting Pain, & More | Science & Technology Reviews

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A must for those who want to ride western dressage, Travels with Casey is essential reading for dog lovers and armchair travelers, Howard takes the reader on a romp through the sex lives of animals.

Physiology, August 2014 | Best Sellers

November 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Beranbaum’s Baking Bible, Bittman’s VB6, Shumski’s Waffles, & More | Cooking Reviews

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Beranbaum bridges the gap between popular home baking collections and professional texts, Bittman’s latest will coax readers toward a healthier lifestyle, Shumski’s unconventional cooking method isn’t gourmet, but it’s a lot of fun

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