Family Dynamics: Debuts in Domestic Struggles | The Reader’s Shelf, September 1, 2015

sunlitnight82815

Tolstoy tells us that every unhappy family suffers a unique despondency. These debuts, each addressing a family on the point of dissolution, prove his point.

Crime Fiction Leads the Circulation Pack | Mystery Reviews, September 1, 2015

shanghairedemption82815

Goodman’s second legal mystery is memorable and intriguing, if flawed; Harrison re-creates 20th-century Ireland; Qiu’s incisive portrait of communist China is brilliant; a new translation of a classic locked-room mystery from Shimada

Good Vibrations | Music Matters, September 1, 2015

theremin82815

The theremin is a futuristic instrument literally played by waving your arms in the air. Sound like fun? You can now borrow one from the University of Denver’s (UD) Music Library.

Legal Thrills from Grisham and Stone | LJ Reviews

verdict82015

Grisham devotees will enjoy a convincing plot propelled by a memorable protagonist; Stone grabs American readers with a complex plot, strong character development, and a nitty-gritty portrayal of ­London’s seamier side

A Consortium Is Born: A Mexican Group Takes the Lead in Latin American Science

Lopes82015

This is the story of how one of publishing company Springer’s largest Latin American consortium customers came to reinvent acquisitions for its members, overcoming years of issues.

Latest Series Lineup with Bricker, Clopton, Hunt, Irvin, & others | Christian Fiction Reviews, September 15, 2015

countingonacowboy81915

Heroines pursuing a fresh start; Bathsheba’s world of love and betrayal, political avarice and treachery; a test of faith for The Bishop’s Son; another investigation for Gwen Marcey; Sleiman’s second medieval adventure

Smith’s Pick of the Month, plus a Quintet of Inspirational Romance | Christian Fiction Reviews, September 1, 2015

throughdeepwaters81915

Today’s Christian romances offer a variety of scenarios in which characters endure trying and relatable situations. Finding the ones that resonate depends on patron reading tastes.

In Office: This Season’s Presidential and Political Picks

ladybirdandlyndon81915

A pragmatic political partnership; a moving portrayal of the Washingtons’ devoted relationship; Winik delivers a book of capital historical importance; a significant alliance in America’s founding; an unequaled biography of Henry Kissinger

Einstein and Friends: 100 Years of the General Theory of Relativity and Other Breakthroughs

vulcan81915

This centenary year of the publication of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity sees many books about the scientist and his achievements. Listed here are such titles along with forthcoming and recent works on other scientific breakthroughs.

Good Morning, Breast Cancer, with Love: Six Titles for October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

hadiknown81915

A graphic memoir of female growth and independence, breast cancer survivor Lunden, journalist Robach offers up an encouraging story, Dr. Love is the go-to for all matters of the breast, Port’s latest, plus Lucas’s update