LJ Nonfiction Reviews: July 1, 2016


From fresh new translations of Pushkin’s Novels, Tales, and Journeys to biographies of notable historical figures and First Women, plus self-help how-to’s for Designing Your Life and a look at a long-standing tradition, Christmas in the Crosshairs

Physics, June 2016 | Best Sellers

October 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 15, 2016


Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac; Broadway babies; summer poetry; new visions Of Arms and Artists; beat the heat at Smuggler’s Cove, plus cooking and comics in Robin Ha’s Cook Korean!

Vietnamese, Korean, and Chinese Family Recipes & ManBQue Street Grilling | Cooking Reviews, June 15, 2016

an to eat

Four cookbooks featuring Vietnamese, Korean, and Chinese cuisine, and a ManBQue guide to street grilling highlight our cooking reviews, including the 100 best Jewish recipes and contemporary Mexican cuisine

Gripping Nonfiction To Sweep Readers Away | Wyatt’s World


Summer reading tends to lean heavily toward fiction, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of engrossing and mind-blowing nonfiction to take to the beach or consume while the air conditioner is blasting away. Here are five examples.

Botany & Zoology, June 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 1, 2016


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

water in plain sight

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


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!