LJ Nonfiction Reviews: March 15, 2017

Art lovers, collectors, and scholars will delight in this book; an upbeat view of women’s health, fitness, and psychology; this honest memoir will interest all readers; a thought-provoking work for those interested in all stages of urban planning and placemaking; an engrossing blend of food science, regionalism, and ethnic studies; young and old activists alike will be inspired by this hopeful call for change

Botany & Zoology, February 2017 | Best Sellers

May 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

It’s All Relative | Science & Technology Reviews, March 1, 2017

A science text that reads like a mystery and a family’s struggle to stop any further transmission of a deadly gene; both excellent, accessible additions for most public libraries

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: March 1, 2017

Sullivan’s valuable, accessible wisdom can be employed immediately; a careful historical portrait of Hypatia, one of antiquity’s most accomplished women; a sober and well-argued study of the basic income concept; a tour-de-force survey of what is known about why we behave the way we do

Environmental Science, February 2017 | Best Sellers

May 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Farm Letters| Science & Technology Reviews, February 15, 2017

Even though both books have a particularly strong focus on food, gardeners with a variety of interests will enjoy the advice that can be found in either one of these great reads

Talking Tech | Science & Technology Reviews, February 15, 2017

A thought-provoking, clearly written book for anyone interested in developments in the field of artificial intelligence; readers interested in technology trends, robots, and machines will find either of these books engaging

Ebullient Vegetables, DIY Recipes, Clean Foods| Cooking Reviews, February 15, 2017

For readers seeking vegetarian recipes beyond the ordinary; all the latest cooking trends in vegan cuisine; an adventurous cookbook who want to try healthy eating without being “a judgemental jerk” and many more

Power to the People | Collection Development: Alternative Energy, February 1, 2017

URBAN NORTH AMERICANS consume a lot of energy each day—per capita, 100 times that of pre­agricultural humans. These 30 resources will connect with readers wanting to enter the energy industry or learn more about techniques and costs.

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: February 15, 2017

Real-life advice for The Artist as Cultural Producer; an important addition to feminist theory; Nichols offers an exquisite example of revisionist history; starred and “marriage-minded” memoirs; from Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat comes fun, varied, and great cooking