Mathematics, April 2017 | Best Sellers

July 2016 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

Fiction from Kilpack and Debuter Mehta | Xpress Reviews

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Kilpack’s characters solidly acknowledge the power of faith and redemption yet are able to follow their own moral compass—another gentle winner; Mehta’s time-hopping narrative ultimately proves distracting and disappointing both

E-Originals from Flynn, Russell, and Uhl | Xpress Reviews

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This fetching debut from Flynn (pseudonym for actress/author Meg Tilly) sets up a satisfying romance in a cozy, small-town setting; readers who enjoy love-hate relationships may take to Beholden; a sweet and cozy romance with genuine feelings and experiences to be worked through and overcome

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: April 15, 2017

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Otis Redding finally gets the “Respect” he deserves; Alexie’s portrayals of family relationships, identity, and grief have the universality of great literature; this scrumptious entrée into six-legged cuisine is for all general science readers

Gardens Big and Small | Wyatt’s World

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Spring is here, and even if the weather across the country doesn’t prove that point, the focus on gardens and flowers in the bevy of new books on the topic announce that it’s time to get working on our outdoor spaces (or tiny indoor gardens). Here are just a few from the fresh crop of which to choose.

LJ Fiction Reviews: April 15, 2017

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A highly recommended work for those who can accept a number of coexisting realities; Cole’s new series launch sees courageous, passionate protagonists fight for justice, freedom, and the right to love; McGuire’s smartly written, fairy-tale novella is everything speculative fiction readers look for

Nonfiction on Soldiering, Prince, the Cubs, Franciscan Missions, Happy Traveling | Xpress Reviews

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A rather cerebral analysis of war; an excellent addition to the Prince compendium; fans will likely be disappointed, no matter how much they love their Cubbies; might be of interest to those who like reading about the American Southwest; psychobabble for the insecure

Graphic Novels from Alekseyeva, Elliot, and Uslan & Timpano | Xpress Reviews

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This authentically rendered story of strong, independent women will appeal to both adults and teens; a wonderful exploration of the myriad conditions that stem from mental illness; this volume is unable to rekindle whatever magic the original radio shows had

Fiction from Irby, Laukkanen, and McMahon | Xpress Reviews

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Irby delivers a story that is comic, mystifying, and ominous, but never, not for one second, boring; short, heart-pounding chapters move Laukkanen’s story along quickly; Burntown redeems itself in the end with an intriguing mystery that will delight reading groups

E-Originals from Castrovilla, Hewitt, and Swift | Xpress Reviews

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The idea behind this fairly lengthy read is solid, but the book takes a long time for Luna to come to her realizations; overall, a lovely series set in the English countryside; a Fifty Shades story that explores fame, passion, and tradition, all set in the glittery world of royal society in London