Gardening | Best Sellers, March 2016

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Gardening with Less Water; Plants from Pits; What’s Wrong with My Houseplant?

LJ Reference Reviews: March 1, 2016

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Brandreth’s Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations should be read cover to cover; 4,000 years’ of literary history; Friedland’s Eatymology will enlighten and entertain; a one-stop resource for Veterans in the United States

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: March 1, 2016

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From the art of Women Who Read to Conversations with Classic Film Stars; basketball legends, past and present; new titles for National Autism Awareness month; faith journeys that include a Revelation

LJ Media Reviews: March 1, 2016

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Ellis’s darkly funny American Housewife, Klaussmann’s Villa America will resonate with historical fiction fans; Obioma’s quietly unfolding Fishermen; Flamenco, a visual and aural feast for your feet

The Kennedys, Von Trapps, Femme Fatales, & Sugar Kisses | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray

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From a Brief Encounter to The Driftless Area to The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun

Vatsal’s Debut of the Month, Cox, Lehane, Patrick, Scott, plus New Series Lineup | Mystery Reviews, March 1, 2016

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A charming new historical series and an appealing fish-out-of-water sleuth; a fun read for mystery buffs and librarians alike; a champagne-flavored frolic of a first mystery set during Hollywood’s golden age; murder in postwar Oxford

Other Worlds of R&B | Music Matters, March 1, 2016

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Though these represent just the tip of the alt-R&B iceberg, they’re a good place to get your feet wet. These are all major releases, mostly from the past five years, and everything should be available in CD format from your favorite vendor.

Q&A with Robin Bradford | Self-Publishing & Libraries

Collection development librarian Robin Bradford discuss the stigmas, challenges, and possible solutions for including self-published books in library collections.

Best Databases | Best Reference 2015

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Cheryl LaGuardia and Bonnie Swoger round up the best databases

Best Free Reference | Best Reference 2015

The best free reference resources online