Back Pocket RA: Nonfiction | Wyatt’s World

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These five memorable titles span a wide range and are likely to be long remembered

A Cycling Legend, a Huck Finn Sequel, and a Copycat Killer | Books for Dudes

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Hey, all years wind down, and 2016 had to end sometime. Whether it was a great year for you (like it was for me) or a sucky one, it’s one for the books. And by “books” I mean thrillers, lit fic, nonfic, and other assorted frippery.

Back Pocket RA: Genre Fiction | Wyatt’s World

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The end-of-the-year countdown continues, with genre fiction taking center stage. Here are five novels from 2016 not to forget

Back Pocket RA: Poetry | Wyatt’s World

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Poetry kicks off the countdown to 2017 and a multiweek survey of titles not to miss. Suggest these books to anyone looking for a bit of space and reflection as the year fades away

Collecting Art | Wyatt’s World

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Art volumes are complicated purchases. However, these tomes illustrate perfectly what a library offers its community—a place where books that may be out of reach for many are easily available. Here are five titles to consider.

All in Good Time | The Reader’s Shelf, November 15, 2016

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Just as Ursula K. Le Guin once said, authors help readers sail the river of time. The boarding pass for a story can take one deep into history, far into the future, or allow bibliophiles to bounce back and forth.

A Year in Books | The Reader’s Shelf, December 2016

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In keeping with this column’s end-of-the-year tradition of highlighting favorite titles, a number of readers’ advisors have surveyed their bookshelves and pulled novels they have deeply enjoyed.

Next Force Awakens: What To Watch, Read, Listen To | RA Crossroads

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Welcome to Readers’ Advisory (RA) Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge and whole-collection RA service goes where it may. In this column, all things Star Wars lead me down a winding path.

Cookbook Countdown Concludes | Wyatt’s World

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Just in time to wrap up final preparations for the seasonal feast are these five don’t-miss cookbooks

International Baking Books | Wyatt’s World

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If international baking is on the Thanksgiving menu, here are five titles to explore.