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!

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: May 15, 2016


Françoise Gilot on Her Life with and Without Picasso; visionary versemakers Dove and Rich; music man Gleason; an articulate Rise and Fall of Nations; where to find The World’s Best Drinks and Street Food

Chemistry, May 2016 | Best Sellers

June 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

The Dragon Behind the Glass by Emily Voigt | LJ Review


LJ’s review of Emily Voigt’s The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World’s Most Coveted Fish

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: May 1, 2016


In 1971, there was Never a Dull Moment, Hasson on Believers, Thinkers, and Founders, how to do Adult Stuff, plus military picks, baseball books, and writerly advice from Mattison in The Kite and the String

Grunt by Mary Roach | LJ Review


Roach’s (Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers) latest exploration of the science behind ordinary things is an insightful look into the lives of soldiers—not the stories in the news but untold tales, such as how people on submarines sleep

Paging Through History | RA Crossroads


In this accessible and wide-ranging account, Kurlansky’s narrative moves through time and across the globe investigating the reign of paper and its far reach.

Geography, April 2016 | Best Sellers

August 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: April 15, 2016


Pulitzer Prize winner Lahiri writes In Other Words; new fashion titles; a must-read Lesson Plan; an important overview of Academic E-Books; Ackerman takes flight with The Genius of Birds

Living with Alzheimer’s | Science & Technology Reviews, April 15, 2016

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An intriguing examination of Alzheimer’s that general readers will find useful; an intensely intimate, literary tribute to a loving relationship that offers a glimpse into the demented mind; a recommended diet book that presents a sensible regimen that people can follow easily