Botany & Zoology, June 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 1, 2016

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From beginning photography to Creative Cut Cards, fan favorites Neil Gaiman and the Ramones at 40, plus best memoirs, spies and espionage, with Gooley, Pilkey & Co., and Schwartz on water scarcity issues

Water Conservation | Science & Technology Reviews, June 1, 2016

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A ­riveting and highly accessible book that will appeal to water enthusiasts and nature lovers of all kinds about interpreting water; an important book for those interested in climate change, particularly the effects it will have on sea level rise and cities; a refreshing, optimistic book that looks into how diverse groups of people across the globe are working to align the land with the water cycle again in an era when water scarcity is already a reality

Environmental Science, May 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Live-Fire Grilling with “Meat on the Side,” plus Gluten-Free French Cuisine, & More | Cooking Reviews, May 15, 2016

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Dinki presents flexible recipes that can be both meaty and meatless; Peltre’s family-friendly recipes prove gluten-free cooking doesn’t have to be stressful; for budget and environmentally conscious cooks, Vinton says, Eat It Up!

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: May 15, 2016

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Françoise Gilot on Her Life with and Without Picasso; visionary versemakers Dove and Rich; music man Gleason; an articulate Rise and Fall of Nations; where to find The World’s Best Drinks and Street Food

Chemistry, May 2016 | Best Sellers

June 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

The Dragon Behind the Glass by Emily Voigt | LJ Review

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LJ’s review of Emily Voigt’s The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World’s Most Coveted Fish

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: May 1, 2016

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In 1971, there was Never a Dull Moment, Hasson on Believers, Thinkers, and Founders, how to do Adult Stuff, plus military picks, baseball books, and writerly advice from Mattison in The Kite and the String

Grunt by Mary Roach | LJ Review

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Roach’s (Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers) latest exploration of the science behind ordinary things is an insightful look into the lives of soldiers—not the stories in the news but untold tales, such as how people on submarines sleep