Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, September 2015

Cast your eye on Watchman, in the top spot; Coates’s treatise enters nonfiction at No. 2

Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks

A smartly provocative dissection of the entertainment business, a haunting meditation on memory and loss, Oscar nominee Timbuktu for best foreign film is leisurely paced but accessible, White God is doggone good.

Cho’s Debut of the Month, Series from the Griffiths, Hunter, Weber, & Others | SF/Fantasy Reviews, September 15, 2015

THIS MONTH WE MULL the role and types of series in sf and fantasy. Regardless of their challenges, series are essential to speculative fiction and something all librarians should understand.

Chefs Bittman, Boyle, Elliot, Ottolenghi, Ronnen, & Others | Cooking Reviews, September 15, 2015

Bittman’s unconventional cookbook can help proficient cooks develop ideas, MasterChef Elliot’s hearty, classic dishes, Ottolenghi’s latest will challenge readers, Solomonov writes candidly about personal struggles and professional breakthroughs.

New Books, New Databases, New Attention to Indigenous Canadian Authors | Reference News, September 15, 2015

The experiment that is Open Access (OA) continues, and one publisher that reports related success is the innovative University of Regina Press, based in Saskatchewan, Canada.

The Long and Short of It: Short Stories by Novelists | The Reader’s Shelf, September 15, 2015

Treat yourself to some economical yet substantial works by popular novelists. These shorts can be savored in less time than it takes to do a load of laundry or run to the grocery store.

Location Drawing, T-Shirt Crafts, Chicken Coops, First Homes, & more | Crafts & DIY Reviews, September 15, 2015

Art instruction with wide appeal potential; a must-have in libraries serving home builders; Leins’s standout quilting book stand out; clearly presented heirloom sewing techniques; clever ideas developed by amateurs will motivate others to tackle their own spaces

Melissa DeCarlo | LibraryReads Author, September 15, 2015

Interview with LibraryReads No. 1 vote getter Melissa DeCarlo, author of The Art of Crash Landing

Games in Early Access | Games, Gamers, & Gaming, September 15, 2015

Early Access makes enthusiastic gamers part of the development process and lets them support developers they trust and games in which they believe. Many games still in Early ­Access have experienced great success and built huge fan bases.

The Churchill Archive, Judaic Scholar Digital Reference Library, & Quetzal | Reference eReviews, September 15, 2015

The Churchill Archive will be of use to 20th-century historians and scholars, free and affordable full-text books on Judaism that are a boon to researchers, Quetzal may be appropriate for research-heavy biomedical institutions or companies