Natural Nourishment, Mediterranean Cooking & Modern Recipes | Cooking Reviews, January 2017

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With ingredients that can be found around the word or right in your back yard, home cooks will enjoy this wide range of recipes for every occasion; whether you have a sweet-tooth or enjoy a more savory dish, this list of cookbooks will satisfy every craving

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: January 2017

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Pickett’s energy, creativity, and genius shine; this Rad Dad collective is a gem of inspired thought; 50 titles for Black History Month; this excellent book cuts through media hype and bias; the theories of emotion and the human brain set forth here are revolutionary

History of Science, December 2016 | Best Sellers

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

Genetically Speaking | Science and Technology Reviews, December 2016

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A hopeful, struggle-against-the-odds story that adopts the tone of a Hallmark made-for-TV movie; an intriguing and intimate book for anyone who has or will have children

Nonfiction on Middle Eastern Poetry, Ted Roosevelt Jr., Königsberg, the Great War, Library Budgets, Artists’ Letters | Xpress Reviews

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A spicy and special treat for Middle Eastern collections; Brady’s work augments our appreciation of interactions within the Roosevelt clan; a unique but true story of leadership, loyalty, hardship, and war; readers curious about art will find this irresistible

Biology, December 2016 | Best Sellers

January 2016 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Gingerbread Classics, Simple Fare, Art of Pie, Pho, Barbecue | Cooking Reviews, December 2016

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Essential for aspiring ­gingerbread architects; a blogger cookbook you’ll want to use right away; few pie cookbooks are as heartwarming and funny as McDermott’s; anyone new to hosting a dinner party can benefit from Monaghan’s tutelage

Gardening Trends | Collection Development

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In a 2009 study, “Belt Tightening in Bad Times,” the Pew Research Center found that gardening had soared during the recession as Americans economized by growing food, firing groundskeepers, and staying home. Now, urgency over climate change, habitat loss, and struggling species (e.g., bees)—along with concerns over food security and obesity—are enticing newbies and prompting […]

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: December 2016

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If you purchase one art book that will inspire, educate, and epitomize nature, this is the one to get; Coretta Scott King’s My Life, My Love, My Legacy shines a light on King’s devotion and determination; Kolan’s hopeful, struggle-against-the-odds story will find a library audience

Mary Berry, Southern/Indian Cuisine, Israeli Baking, Christmas Cookies, Turkish Delights | Cooking Reviews, November 15, 2016

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Mouthwatering Southern foods beckon to readers from these pages; Gomez’s debut enlivens Indian and Southern foods; Peters excels at making simple recipes special; an essential modern Middle Eastern baking collection