E-Original Romances from Claire, Collins, and deWolfe | Xpress Reviews

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Clare’s the romance just works as these protagonists eventually find their HEA; while Collins’s lovers occasionally dive into self-pity, the attraction and affection come through; six-guns, brothels, and a wily raccoon set deWolfe’s latest Wild West mystery apart

Physics, June 2016 | Best Sellers

October 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Anne Tyler | LibraryReads Author, June 15, 2016

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Anne ­Tyler’s Vinegar Girl gives us the story of Kate Battista, a no-nonsense young woman who doesn’t aim to please, brusquely voicing her opinions at her job as preschool teacher and at home as housekeeper for her feckless scientist father and airheaded little sister.

Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, May 2016

No fool he, Coben enters the list at No. 1 with Fool Me Once; Cooper and mom Vanderbilt are over the Rainbow

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.