Nonfiction: Library Careers, One World Trade Center, Cooking Burgers, Laurie Notaro | Xpress Reviews

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A detailed profession guide with a self-help approach for librarians, the biography of One World Trade Center, Good Housekeeping on cooking burgers, Notaro’s humor gets a bit tedious

By the Numbers by Jen Lancaster | LJ Review

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Lancaster’s sprightly book is all about second chances and familial love

Prototype of Open Access | Notable Government Documents 2015

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The open access (OA) movement is one of the most exciting trends in information access and distribution today. It consists of a loose confederation of scholars, researchers, librarians, publishers, and others working to increase the amount of social and scientific research accessible to the general public free of charge, material that is peer-reviewed and copyright-protected. […]

Graphic Novels: Le Roy and Dan Breathe “Sublime” Life into Thoreau | Xpress Reviews

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This biography is a worthy addition to any library that includes Thoreau’s works

Audiobooks by Edghill, Gerritsen, and Sanderson, plus a Memoir from Tweedy | Xpress Reviews

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An excellent biblical choice from Edghill, Gerritsen blends a strong historical narrative with a contemporary suspense plot, epic high fantasy series with action, magic, deception, and politics from Sanderson, African American physician Tweedy on health care

Language, May 2016 | Best Sellers

September 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

Everybody’s Fool by Richard Russo | LJ Review

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LJ’s review of Richard Russo’s Everybody’s Fool

Pushing Genre Boundaries | African American Fiction (and More)

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A historical mystery set against the backdrop of the Harlem Renaissance, an inspirational novel about a very human man of God and his family, a soft cozy, an urban tale starring a Latina thief, and a rough-and-tumble street lit title populate this month’s selections.

The Girls by Emma Cline | LJ Review

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LJ’s review of Emma Cline’s The Girls

Fredrik Backman | LibraryReads Author Spotlight, May 15, 2016

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The U.S. editor for Britt-Marie Was Here, as well as Backman’s other two novels, Peter Borland spoke about his star author in a phone call with LJ.