Nonfiction: Coming Out, Environmental Philosophy, Tom Yawkey, TM, Martin Luther King Jr. | Xpress Reviews

A candid story of redemption and self-discovery; the author has a passion for baseball; examines the ways one can advance the opportunities for being lucky; Mueller creates an accessible introduction to environmental philosophy; a thorough explanation of what transcendental meditation is; Red Sox and baseball history fans will appreciate; for students of urban policy; original essays about Martin Luther King Jr.; capturing elusive experiences in interesting worlds

Nonfiction on Black Nationalist Women, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mentoring Librarians | Xpress Reviews

An in-depth scholarly analysis of Black Nationalist movements, feminism, and art; a well-written yet sophisticated analysis of a popular modern president that is recommended for all collections; a good starting point to kick off more in-depth exploration of mentorship and librarians

Nonfiction: Baby Food, Culture Travel, Assimilation, Jurgen Klopp, Slave Trade, Hoops, Women Skiers | Xpress Reviews

An appealing how-to manual for creating your own baby food; for travelers looking for a trek that’s different; a fascinating book on assimilation; appeal only to dedicated Bundesliga and/or Liverpool fans; a useful book for academic collections wanting an insider’s take on slave trading; an original work that captures the spirit of basketball; a comprehensive account of the ski team

Nonfiction: Dylan’s Nobel Lecture, Information Science Reference, Dr. Ruth on Relationships | Xpress Reviews

All Dylan fans will want to have the Nobel lecture in their collection, and this fine volume will give it permanence; a questionable investment for academic libraries or scholars; a succinct resource for those waffling with the decision to stay or move on from a long-term relationship

Nonfiction on Veterans and Dogs and a Nova Scotia Architect | Xpress Reviews

Grossi brings readers into the day-to-day experiences of being deployed, without romanticizing or demonizing the people involved; a lesser-known Nova Scotia architectural firm that seeks a blend of regionalism, minimalist form, geometric clarity, and environmental responsibility

Nonfiction: Economic Inventions, False Confessions, Natural Philosophy, Punk Rock Women, Jewel Heist | Xpress Reviews

Innovation as a platform for future creativity; an important volume about how the criminal justice system does and doesn’t function; for philosophical and scientific enthusiast; those familiar with punk rock will find this work absorbing and illuminating; for fans of real-life burglary stories

LJ Media | Review Alert, November 1, 2017

Wise, stellar, accomplished, Hadley’s collection will appeal to literary aficionados; all libraries would serve their patrons well by having Churchill & Orwell in their collections; a thoughtful exploration of the music of Palestine past and present; this Happy Film offers viewers good company, stimulating conversation fodder, and a dare to examine their own life goals

Nonfiction on Environmental Activism, Aidan Higgins, Chief Joseph, Frankenstein, Drugs and Racing | Xpress Reviews

Ties the goals of democracy and America’s social and economic structure; Higgins’s essays, diary entries, and letters to newspapers written over some 30 years; Howard she sought to separate fable from fact; a fine addition to a course on popular culture or film studies; this tale goes deeper, giving a peek into the drug world and police work

Nonfiction with Lore Creator Mahnke About Monstrous Creatures | Xpress Reviews

Appropriate for both leisurely and scholarly readers, this not only satisfies the curious thrill seekers but offers specific cases that can be examined

Nonfiction on Newton and Science, Missionaries Abroad, Internet Scandals, “Do Tell” | Xpress Reviews

The scientific efforts of Halley and Hooke are equal to or even greater than the those of Newton; Hollinger hopes to convince readers that missionaries are worthy of study; a fun and scary collection of Internet wrongdoings; the events that led to the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”