Lives, Loves, Losses: Books for Black History Month and Beyond


Stunning memoir, fiction, poetry; thought-provoking history, political science, sociology; and fun mystery, romance, erotica to satisfy and stir readers all year round.

Family Recipes, Good Cheap Eats, Essential Emeril, Southwestern Cuisine, & More | Cooking Reviews, October 15, 2015


Debuter Adams’s cake recipes are unlike any you’ll find in similar cookbooks; Fisher’s guide to easy, everyday cooking; Lagasse’s latest shares his secrets to success; Webster’s enthusiasm for all things Maple is infectious

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 15, 2015


150 years of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; fall football picks, Pt. 2; library security and Protecting Patron Privacy; cooking with Dilling’s Paris Market Cookbook; Pope Francis on climate change, and more

Environmental Science, October 2015 | Best Sellers

January 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: October 1, 2015


Frank Gehry, Ardennes 1944, optimism in the workplace, artists Monet and Mondrian, plus Crafts DIY, Spirituality & Religion columns, Olympic dreams, The Typewriter Revolution, soccer scandals, and Pope Francis Effect

A Taste of Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking | RA Crossroads


Zahav is destined to be stained with olive oil, dog-eared within a year, and become the source of the “secret family recipe” for hummus and beet salad.

Chemistry, October 2015 | Best Sellers

January 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Chefs Bittman, Boyle, Elliot, Ottolenghi, Ronnen, & Others | Cooking Reviews, September 15, 2015


Bittman’s unconventional cookbook can help proficient cooks develop ideas, MasterChef Elliot’s hearty, classic dishes, Ottolenghi’s latest will challenge readers, Solomonov writes candidly about personal struggles and professional breakthroughs.

Encyclical on Climate Change & Inequality: On Care for Our Common Home by Pope Francis | LJ Review


“We human beings…need to change”—this blunt requirement typifies Pope Francis’s astonishing encyclical on climate change. He effectively reframes global warming from an abstract, technical issue into a moral one, and gives the problem a new urgency—just in time for his U.S. visit and the upcoming world climate summit in Paris.

Geography, September 2015 | Best Sellers

December 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services