Ideas Roadshow; IGI Global | Reference eReviews, December 1, 2015

Ideas Roadshow is a remarkable, reasonably priced product enthusiastically recommended for public, academic, and school libraries; helpful technology-related videos from IGI Global

Library Programs, Research Guides, Local History, Embedded Librarianship | LJ Reviews

The fundamentals of library programs and services, a highly recommended student research guide, an enlightening volume for librarians facing expanding local-history collections, a concise and lucid treatment of embedded librarianship

Retirement Planning | LJ Reviews

Ghilarducci showcases how readers from varying walks of life can make sustainable retirement savings choices, how to get more from your assets

Q&A: Randy L. Morkved

Balcony 7 offers an intriguing mix of titles. Recently, the company’s publisher, Randy L. Morkved, answered some questions via email about how the business got started and what they have to offer.

Use Less, Grow More | LJ Reviews

A varied range of scalable options for growers of all types committed to the exploration and use of optimal water-sparing techniques, a guide for gardeners who are serious about vegetable production

Messinger’s Debut of the Month, Anders, Bennett, Elton, Tregillis, plus New Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews, December 1, 2015

HISTORICAL FICTION is a popular genre, giving readers a window to the past and the ways in which people lived, worked, fought, and loved. Several of this month’s selections employ a historical setting to good effect.

Mom’s Got a Secret | LJ Reviews

What Was Mine is suspenseful domestic fiction at its best; readers who enjoy family dramas, romance, and have a sense of wanderlust will easily fall for Sheehan’s captivating read

Final Downton Abbey, Gilda, Girls, Learning To Drive | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray

Highsmith’s Ripley’s Game, again; a season to end all seasons; Rita Hayworth at her “sizzling” best; growing up and moving away; an unlikely friendship, with Patricia Clarkson at the wheel

Women’s Words | LJ Reviews

A reminder of both how far we’ve come as women and how far we still need to go; 15 women and their stories light up the stage with sparkle and swagger

Scenes from Scandinavia | LJ Reviews

Viewers of police drama will find The Bridge riveting, only meager laughs in Welcome to Sweden