Nonfiction on Being a Beach Boy, Music, Mortality, and Murder | Xpress Reviews


Memoirs from Beach Boy cousins Brian Wilson and Mike Love; a review of positive stances toward our mortality; readers will have a strong understanding of what it was like to live in the United States in the late 19th century

Fiction from a Debut Author of Inspirational Romance | Xpress Reviews


Taking place at the end of the 19th century, these parallel love stories are intertwined but unique, set against a harsh and sometimes dangerous life

E-Originals from Fox and Mitchell and Holiday Joy from Rains | Xpress Reviews


A more innocent and realistic romance about two people who find happiness through craft beer; first love, family drama, and acceptance but no safe sex; seasonal love story about two selfless people looking out for everyone around them

US History, October 2016 | Best Sellers

December 2015 to date as identified by YBP Library Services


Proactive Librarianship | Designing the Future


R. David Lankes, author of The Atlas of New Librarianship and The New Librarianship Field Guide, talks about his vision of the future of librarianship


Human Connections | Designing the Future


“At the intersection of dystopian fiction and magical realism,” Fagan’s standout second novel, The Sunlight Pilgrims, after her acclaimed debut, The Panopticon, projects a future extrapolated from pressures on the present. “Despite its forbidding setting, [this] remains a hopeful tale about human connections.”

Staging Shakespeare | Arts & Humanities Reviews, October 1, 2016


Playgoers needing a reference guide before and/or after going to the theater will be delighted; actors and directors working on the plays will enjoy Wells’s insights; this ­readable account shows that Shakespeare is universal

Littlejohn’s Debut of the Month, McCoy, Zahradnik, French, plus New Series Lineup | Mystery Reviews, October 1, 2016


What will you recommend for your readers during the spooky holiday season?

Cases for Faith, Early Christianity, the Reformation, Self-Discovery | Spirituality & Religion Reviews, October 1, 2016


A balanced and sensitive treatment of suffering; a scholarly look at the birth of Christianity; a source of common ground and common cause; a breath of fresh air on a sorely misappropriated concept; an Emblem of Faith that is first archbishop Thomas Cranmer

Oh, the Horror! | The Reader’s Shelf, October 1, 2016


Here are just some of the debuts that horror fans can look to this ­Halloween season.