March 2017 LibraryReads

the woman in the castle

The March LibraryReads list has something for everybody. Set at the end of World War II, Jessica Shattuck’s new book deals with the reprcussions of war, love and rebuilding lives. Say Nothing by Brad Parks is a suspenseful ride filled with twists and turns that will have you on the edge of your seat, while bestselling […]

Thirty-Four Must-Have Spring Books | Editors’ Picks 2017

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A host of new titles are coming your way, courtesy of long hours of perusing catalogs, quizzing publicists, reading galleys, and seeking what’s worthwhile on the horizon.

Professional Media | Social Science Reviews, March 1, 2017

one shot

An insider’s perspective that’s immediately practical and relatable; dive deep into library acquisitions and foundational theories of interpersonal communication

First Ladies | Social Science Reviews, March 1, 2017

first ladies

From Lou Henry Hoover to Michelle Obama, Eleanor Roosevelt to Jacqueline Kennedy, these books provide a solid perspective on who these women were and how they felt about the position they held

Someone’s in the Kitchen | Video Reviews, March 1, 2017

shrimp

playing with the balance of different cultures and unique foods, viewers will enjoy how these two chefs play with food boundaries

It’s All Relative | Science & Technology Reviews, March 1, 2017

the family gene

A science text that reads like a mystery and a family’s struggle to stop any further transmission of a deadly gene; both excellent, accessible additions for most public libraries

Enchanting Folk Art, Creative Leather Jewelry, Unique Embroidery | Crafts & DIY Reviews, March 1, 2017

imagine a forest

doilies patterns without the fuss; great tips concerning joint strength and troubleshooting; jewelrymakers interested in incorporating leather into their crafting; craftsmen of all trades can find a project right here

Men Before Their Time | Audio Reviews, March 1, 2017

revolutionary life

A compelling look at two extraordinary historical figures; history buffs will find these books to be challenging but exciting reads

Drive-In Decades | Arts & Humanities Reviews, March 1, 2017

drive-in movies

Long-forgotten performers and films will be rediscovered; movie lovers will enjoy a blast from the past with these easy reads that capture the drive-in era

Routledge Historical Resources; World Religions Online | Reference eReviews, February 15, 2017

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The content that’s here is scholarly and beneficial; it’s what’s not included that may concern customers; suitable for a wide range of patrons, World Religion Online provides all the material necessary for a high school–level paper while offering a beginning point for AP or community college research.