LJ Reference | Review Alert, September 1, 2017

The Ancient World will be helpful to high school and undergraduate students; a terrific starting point for anyone wanting to learn more about The Vietnam War; for adult fans of all things werewolf, there’s The Werewolf Filmography; plus six databases and websites that will be of use to academic and public libraries

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, September 1, 2017

A journey well worth taking, Hirschfeld‘s world traverses Moscow, Paris, and Hollywood; entertaining and exhilarating, Schlesinger will appeal mostly to historians but also be enjoyed by popular history readers; six titles to aid in the fight against breast cancer; Soonish technology that is decidedly nonacademic in the best way

Collection Development: Prostate Health & Wellness

Some 240,000 patients are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States each year, yet, there are very few evidenced-based titles on prostate health published annually. Here are 27 resources to help.

10 Crave-Worthy Cookbooks

Here you will find foods and beverages that meld Italian traditions with American influences, a variety of cookies that will make your mouth water, and tips on shopping, meal planning, and using up leftovers; whatever your passion there is a cookbook waiting here for you

History of Science, July 2017 | Best Sellers

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LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, August 2017

A beautiful representation of Dutch painting and Vermeer; top football titles for summer/fall; major poets on the human experience; a Cold War espionage story that seems implausible but is still true; an enchanting book on the Himalayas and Indian culture; a vibrant and dynamic Pilgrimage in Islam; Oudolf’s aesthetics and mastery of plants will inspire a new regard for the regeneration of abandoned species

Traveling Back in Time: Discovering the Woolly Mammoth

Two books in which readers can learn how the discovery of the woolly mammoth—among other archeological discoveries—were documented or lost, and gain information on how the woolly mammoths lived their lives; readers who are interested in popular science will find either book interesting

Whats Up Doc?

Intriguing stories of one man’s life as an anesthesiologist and fascinating historical information on Parkinson’s disease and the man behind it all; readers who are in the medical field, along with casual readers, will find either book a worthwhile read

Counting Sheep

These titles are full of relaxation exercises, bedtime behaviors, and benefits of a good night’s sleep. Readers who suffer from insomnia or sleep loss and are interested in learning more about why it happens and what can be done to help will find both books a fascinating read

Something Smells Good: 8 Cook Books for any Chef

Japanese flavors with classic French techniques, Moroccan lemon chicken kebabs with couscous pilaf, apricot and amaretto cheesecake—all of this and more can be found among these wonderful cookbooks