Enlightening, Exciting, Educating | Audio in Advance April 2017 | Nonfiction

Fascism

True stories of music, espionage, politics new mothers, movies, and baseball.

Love, Loss, and Saving Yourself | Audio In Advance April 2017 | Young Adult

Geekerella

Loyalties tested, new worlds explored.

Pandas, Spies, and Planes| Audio in Advance April 2017 | Middle Grade

Horizon

Some stories must be heard to be loved. A roundup of middle grade titles coming to audio in April.

From Sardinia to Israel to Nepal to…Atlantic City | Audio in Advance April 2017 | FICTION

Anything is Possible

Strong sounds of fiction for springtime listening, including a few tense thrillers, family dramas, and romance.

Stories, a Princess, and a Lighting Fixture | Audio in Advance April 2017 | Early Grades

Paddington

Disney movie tie-in titles and a classic family of bears always entertain.

Hitchcock/Truffaut, The Quiet Earth, The People vs. Fritz Bauer | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks, February 15, 2017

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Holly­wood’s reigning “master of suspense” Alfred Hitchcock is shown as more than a master entertainer inHitchcock/Truffaut; Oscar-nominated for its darkly comic but affecting screenplay The Squid and the Whale is definitely worth re-experiencing

No Longer Hidden Figures | RA Crossroads

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Simultaneously joyful, smart, immensely entertaining, and elegantly confrontational of the prejudices women endured, Hidden Figures speeds by with the magnetic pull of achievement.

Keeping Your Collection Fresh | Music Matters, February 1, 2017

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Obviously, not all musicians are created equal in quality or in popularity. The goal is to create a representative collection that will be used—and this is where patron requests enter the picture. What are people asking for most often?

Power to the People | Collection Development: Alternative Energy, February 1, 2017

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URBAN NORTH AMERICANS consume a lot of energy each day—per capita, 100 times that of pre­agricultural humans. These 30 resources will connect with readers wanting to enter the energy industry or learn more about techniques and costs.

LJ Media Reviews: February 15, 2017

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A boisterous and heartwarming debut from Chang; a must-listen for “Notorious RBG” fans; BBC’s Capital is part mystery and part social commentary; a master class in “teaching creativity”