From Seasonal Cocktails to Nutritional Perfection | Science & Technology Reviews, January 2015

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All a cocktail lover needs for the holiday season; Price’s entertaining and informative book traces the history of vitamins and nutritional diseases; Ferguson’s excellent and inspiring work is for anyone wishing to get in shape.

A Winged Bounty: Recent Books About Birds

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Of prime interest to naturalists, biologists, birders, and hunters is Baldassarre’s Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America; Elphick’s excellent book is generously illustrated and easy to use; a discussion on hummingbirds’ evolution.

Cookbooks from the Days, Food52’s Miglore, New Voice Siddiqi, & Others | Cooking Reviews, January 2015

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A charming follow-up from married business owners Cheryl and Griffith Day, vegetarians and flexitarians will find plenty to love in Forte’s latest, Miglore offers a treat for readers who enjoy casual gourmet food, Siddiqi gives a polished debut.

Handcrafted Beverages, Healthy Living, plus a History of Humankind & All Things Tomato | Science & Technology Reviews, December 2014

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A homespun modern classic from English and Altman, a compelling prescription for healthy living, Harari’s ideas may be controversial for some readers, read LeHoullier’s advice and a supermarket tomato will never taste good again.

International Salads, Wild Mushrooms, Honey, Oatmeals, Jam & Marmalade | Cooking Reviews, December 2014

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Butcher’s latest is a great gift for salad lovers; soulful Southern foods that will have readers’ stomachs rumbling; notably inventive variations on marshmallows, nougat, and Turkish delight; a welcoming and unintimidating mushroom book.

History of Science, December 2014 | Best Sellers

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Hopwood on Biologist Haeckel, Missives to Our Feline Friends, Lee’s New 52 Foods Challenge | Science & Technology Reviews, November 15, 2014 Issue

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Hopwood’s detailed, well-documented, and richly illustrated book traces the history of scientific publication; Erspamer has compiled a variety of notes written by 65 cat owners; Lee engages children in creating meals and trying new things.

Recipes from Ghayour, Prune, Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe, SAVEUR, & More | Cooking Reviews, November 15, 2014

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The Make-Ahead Cook is indispensable for busy families, a stunning collection of approachable Middle Eastern recipes, a great gift for anyone who loves New York, a timely cookie collection, a romantic take on the art of the handmade pie.

Eyes on the Solar System: New Astronomy Titles

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Four titles sure to appeal to astronomy buffs, amateur stargazers, and lovers of solar physics; from How To Read the Solar System to Pearls of the Southern Skies.