Spring Cookbooks | Wyatt’s World

With holiday feast days, the opening of farmers markets, and longed-for seasonal favorites finally showing up in stores, spring is an excellent time to reevaluate cookbook collections.

Time for Tea | LJ Reviews

The Tea Book delivers on its promise to both relax and educate; Shearer’s gorgeous first book details a variety of facts, stories, and recipes; Uhl’s debut is essential, classic, sophisticated, and refined

A Quest for Sustainable Meat, History of Alzheimer’s, Race & Medicine, Cardio Reads | Science & Technology Reviews, July 2015

Estabrook’s engaging investigation of how pigs are raised commercially for food; Ingram’s “biography” of Alzheimer’s disease; a must-read from Tweedy for anyone interested in improving medical care

Women Farmers, Wonders of Evolution, Mass Surveillance, Cancer Survival Strategies | Science & Technology Reviews, June 15, 2015

A comprehensive volume on farming for women, Schneier’s readable yet chilling book about the dangers of the ubiquitous mass surveillance, an inspiring compilation for anyone struggling with cancer, a heart-lifting self-help story

Chef Cora’s Memoir, Remarkable Birds, John Paul Stapp Bio, Plus Breast Cancer Advice | Science and Technology Reviews, May 15, 2015

Cora candidly describes her struggles, achieving a balance Cooking as fast as I Can; Couzens’s lively text of predominantly dramatic species; a groundbreaking biography of one of aeromedical sciences’ more legendary figures

Taylor Wilson Bio, Medical Treatment Options, Privacy Policies, & More | Science & Technology Reviews, May 1, 2015

Wilson is regarded as an up-and-coming Steve Jobs or Bill Gates for the energy industry; Kaufman demonstrates the effects of Medicare policy on treatment benefits; experts wrestle with the changing concept of privacy

Military Leaders, Gambling in America, Short Takes, & More | Reference Reviews, April 15, 2015

A collection of short biographical sketches of the world’s most famous (and infamous) military leaders; help for novice cooks; a look at technological advances in gaming, current legislation regulating the industry, and world gambling.

Albert Einstein, Domestication, Detox, New York Culinary History & More | Science & Technology Reviews, April 1, 2015

Francis on the domestication of mammals; an outstanding example of the new wave of cleansing detox; a great melding of culinary history and dining guidance from a terrific writer; Borel tackles our fear of bed bugs with knowledge.

Martin’s Foodie Memoir, Nagoski on Women’s Health, Popular Science from Shapiro | Science & Technology Reviews, March 15, 2015

Blogger Martin delivers a welcome entry into the canon of foodie memoirs, Nagoski’s book will empower women to fully understand their sexual desire, Shapiro raises baffling and thought-provoking ethical issues.

Naturalist Catesby, Restaurateur Pouillon, National Parks History, plus Guides to Making Wine & Beer | Science & Technology Reviews, March 1, 2015

New material on the pioneering naturalist and artist Mark Catesby; a look at Yellowstone and fire’s role in the ecosystem; a charge for government standards in organics and environmentally conscious foods; small-scale winemaking