Reese Witherspoon & Kevin Young Make News | Book Pulse

Reese Witherspoon announces her next book group title, while poet and scholar Kevin Young takes up his post as the poetry editor of The New Yorker.

Philosophy & Ethics, Community & Belief, Church History, & More | Spirituality & Religion Reviews

THIS SEASON’S PICKS start off with different perspectives on philosophy and ethics. John Stackhouse’s latest presents an evangelical Protestant indebted to theological ethicists, while Nicholas Austin offers a solid dialog between medieval theological ethics and virtue theory. Also spotlighted are memoirs in which belief has played an integral part of people’s lives.

Bringing Up Baby | Science & Tech Reviews

An enjoyable guide for anyone planning to or currently going through IVF; useful read for any would-be parents looking to dispel rumors and myths about pregnancy, complete with tips from others

Paris In Its Prime | Arts Reviews

An examination of the “fin de sièle” is a great resource for students and scholars; an accompaniment to a traveling exhibition on female artists and their status in the 19th-century art world in Paris

Library Programming, Funding, & Archives | Pro Media Reviews

Resource for library staff to connect with avid fans; a go-to source for libraries to build a “vote yes” committee for library funding; a resource for current and future archivists

Prep School Stories | Fiction Reviews

A troubling journey into the question of how involved teachers should be in their students lives; a debut novel chronicling the shift from young love to obsession.

Troubled Vets | Fiction Reviews

An emotional journey to attempt at understanding the affects of war and drugs use among vets; a complex thriller overshadowed by the tragedy of PTSD; an ex-Marine caught in an unfortunate situation leads to a thrilling adventure

Watching This Week & Getting Ready for the NBAs | Book Pulse

Two adaptations begin this week and a third gets a trailer. The National Book Awards are announced next week. The NYT helps gets readers ready.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

Lee Child leads the week, Bonfire by Krysten Ritter builds buzz, and Art Garfunkel offers a song-filled interview.

LJ Reference | Review Alert, November 15, 2017

Young adults working on school assignments, or looking for adventure, and general adult readers will be struck by the wonder of it all; lovers of ancient Egyptian and African history will enjoy learning more about this natural resource; advanced undergraduates, graduate students, scholars, and practitioners of urban design will find this work stimulating and visionary