Time for Tea | LJ Reviews

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The Tea Book delivers on its promise to both relax and educate; Shearer’s gorgeous first book details a variety of facts, stories, and recipes; Uhl’s debut is essential, classic, sophisticated, and refined

Gardens of the Rich and Powerful | LJ Reviews

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Paradise and Plenty will satisfy garden historians and professional gardeners; McDowell unearths little-known stories and vivid details to illuminate important personalities and provide insight into our gardening past

Cancer Connections | LJ Reviews

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Ross weaves a book that is more than the sum of these parts; Williams is a gifted writer who turns the greatest crisis of her life into an engaging story that reads almost like a novel.

Mapping the Stars: New Astronomy Titles

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A useful resource for persons interested in exploring and gaining knowledge about the night sky, a fun and fascinating examination of the cosmos, an enjoyable read that will appeal to anyone who appreciates the astonishing

All the Food You Want To Eat | Cooking Reviews, February 15, 2016

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An ­excellent and thorough treatment of pudding-like desserts; an essential addition for serious bread enthusiasts; Miller’s collection is unfussy, versatile, and filled with stories; an unconventional and laugh-out-loud funny delight

Computer Science, January 2016 | Best Sellers

April 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: February 1, 2016

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New poetry from heavy hitters Ginsberg and Neruda; celebrate Love, feel The Happiness Effect; a breakthrough Cure that starts with the mind; shh…it’s The President’s Book of Secrets; around the world in eight books

Microbiology, January 2016 | Best Sellers

March 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Sushi & Sashimi, Ramen, Pho, plus Simply Nigella and Middle Eastern Sweets | Cooking Reviews, January 1, 2016

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A practical take on whole grain cooking; meatless healthy eating; an excellent starting point for sushi and sashimi lovers; Lawson’s winning selection of recipes for all occasions; Miller reframes cooking as a form of self-care

Ready for 2016: Diet and Fitness Books for the New Year | LJ Reviews

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Finally, the writers of diet books have given up on the gimmicks such as no carbs, no meat, cabbage soup, and low fat. Virtually all of this season’s titles advocate a diet rich in vegetables and fruit, with sufficient meat for optimum protein, although vegans may substitute plant products for meat.