Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, June 2016

Debut The Nest nestles in at No. 3, while Chernow’s biography of treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton hits the list

LJ Reference Reviews: June 15, 2016

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Protecting Endangered Species, lessons past and present; a user-friendly ABC-CLIO eBook Collection that most libraries with a print reference collection would do well to purchase

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: June 15, 2016

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Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac; Broadway babies; summer poetry; new visions Of Arms and Artists; beat the heat at Smuggler’s Cove, plus cooking and comics in Robin Ha’s Cook Korean!

LJ Fiction Reviews: June 15, 2016

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Scotch’s In Twenty Years is a must-read; fiction in translation beyond the best sellers; summertime romances; a fantastical Invisible Library and the Dark Matter of alternate lives

LibraryReads | July 2016

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Librarians from all over the country submit their favorite books of the month, featuring an exciting techno-thriller from Blake Crouch that hinges on the idea of multiple realities.

Allan’s Debut of the Month, Cogman, Kroese, Hugo Awards, Series Lineup, & More | SF/Fantasy Reviews, June 15, 2016

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THE SF/FANTASY GENRES (and to a lesser extent horror) have a long history of not always taking themselves too seriously. From satires of the classics to the tension-releasing banter of urban fantasy protagonists battling monsters, there is a wide vein of out-of-this-world humor running through speculative fiction that offers a welcome relief from the sometimes weighty themes and stories.

Audiobooks from Baldacci, Beverly, Hardt, Nelson, and Ohlsson | Xpress Reviews

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Baldacci is recommended for audio thriller collections; Beverly’s debut is for listeners interested in stark urban novels; Nelson’s theory blurs, eradicates, even breaks the margins of binary thinking; Ohlsson’s experience with the Swedish Security Service adds credibility to an airplane hijacking plot

Philosophy, June 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Graphic Novel from Del Col & Company on the Assassin’s Creed Video Game | Xpress Reviews

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A lot of the references will go over the heads of the uninitiated; recommended for teens and YA who crave more of the Assassin’s Creed game in any form

Nonfiction on Self-Improvement for Seven Days and Emotional Organization | Xpress Reviews

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Following Larssen’s advice for seven days will undoubtedly lead to lasting positive behaviors; Moore & company’s information is useful for developing self-understanding