Mathematics, August 2016 | Best Sellers

November 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

E-Originals from Bale, Doyle, and Winters | Xpress Reviews

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Bale’s characters are appealing, but the ending feels rushed; Called Up will make readers want to visit Inspiration, IA, and get to know the whole town; WInters’s second series title is even hotter than the first and highly recommended for fans of light erotica

Audiobooks from Barr, Black, Blount, Fair, and Steel | Xpress Reviews

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Fans of the Anna Pigeon will enjoy; a new forensic series from Black; Blount is bit too blunt and curmudgeonly; an uncomfortable but necessary memoir about the Iraq War; Steel’s latest is recommended for the hazy days of summer

Graphic Novels from Barry and Keatinge et al. | Xpress Reviews

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Barry’s latest is bound to engage a wide general audience, but YA readers in particular will be delighted; Keatinge’s title is an intriguing and fresh work that will enthrall lovers of sports comics and noir

Fiction from Doughty, Grose, and Jagears | Xpress Reviews

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Doughty takes a page from John le Carré, crafting a riveting, psychological, morally ambiguous tale; Grose’s latest is for yoga practitioners with a sense of humor and all who self-examine; evenhanded evangelical dialog will have readers wondering on which side of the moral issues they would land

Diversity Trumps Puppies | Hugo Awards 2016

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Despite the best efforts of the anti-diversity Sad Puppies/Rabid Puppies groups to game the Hugos by flooding the ballot system with their own nominations, female authors swept the major fiction awards.

Editors’ Fall Picks 2016

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43 new books of interest on LJ editors’ radars this fall

Water Cooler RA 2.0 | Wyatt’s World

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Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad is dominating the book conversation this week (and likely beyond), yet also making headlines at the moment are a wealth of other titles pertaining to the current cultural climate. Here are five to suggest, all fitting nicely into the present dialog.

Graphic Novels by Thompson and Debuter Varela | Xpress Reviews

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This True Amazon will please fans of both the superhero and writer/illustrator Thompson; Varela’s sf fable is an enchanting storytelling with an edge

Nonfiction on Owls and Helping Kids To Unplug | Xpress Reviews

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Calvez’s volume on owls is an optional purchase, perhaps of most interest to naturalists in the Pacific Northwest; providing parents with an instant solution for the proverbial “I’m bored”