Nonfiction: An Exhibition Catalog on Pop Art | Xpress Reviews

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Insight into pop art history and its enduring influence, both in Australia and elsewhere

Fiction from Grant, Hewson, and Pratchett & Baxter | Xpress Reviews

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Grant scorches with sensational sex and authentic Scottish dialog despite a labyrinthine plot, Hewson’s crime novel disappoints, a marriage-minded debut doesn’t add up to much, Pratchett’s final Earth title will be cherished

Social Sciences, June 2015 | Best Sellers

October 2014 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

E-Originals from Alexander & Co., Arend, Barth, Chance, and Cross | Xpress Reviews

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A fantastic historical anthology for Juneteenth; Arend’s latest features enjoyable characters and emotional issues; Barth’s romance has plenty of angst and sizzle; a high dose of relationship conflict from Chance; a sexy romp from Cross

Summertime Vibes | Memoir

A Field Guide to Awkward Silences

The memoirs this month are quick, quirky books perfect for reading in a hammock while soaking up some summertime vibes.

Dads Plus Mollusks, Millennials, and Margaret Mead | What We’re Reading

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Dads pop up all over in this week’s “What We’re Reading” column.

Up Close with Brian Mayer | Games, Gamers, & Gaming, June 15, 2015

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In addition to being a lifelong fan of board games—his personal library numbers close to 700 games—Mayer, a 2015 LJ Mover & Shaker and gaming and library technologies specialist of the school library system of the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, Le Roy, NY, is an award-­winning game designer.

The Return of Doctor Who: Titan Releases Two New Graphic Novels Series Fans Will Love

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Titan Comics has published the first volumes in two new “Doctor Who” series: The Tenth Doctor: Revolutions of Terror and The Eleventh Doctor: After Life

Spy Stories: Espionage by the Book

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The action is fast and furious in McCauley’s hard-as-nails thriller; a triumphal sequel from Matthews; McCarry dazzles readers with smart dialog and fascinating characters; McGee’s entertaining adventure is for those who like their spies with quick wit and fists

Francesca Haig | Debut Spotlight, June 15, 2015

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The first volume in a planned trilogy, Francesca Haig’s debut novel, The Fire Sermon, features a postapocalyptic dystopia in which all people are born as twins—one physically perfect, the other bearing some form of mutation.