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”

E-Originals from Donyo, Fernando, Moran, and Debuter Matthews | Xpress Reviews

A sweet, poignant love story featuring a refreshingly ambitious heroine and an introspective hero; because of the short pagination, character motivation and development suffer; a fast and emotionally satisfying read—a promising debut; libraries will want to add the series to their romance collections

Audiobooks by Altman, Baldacci, Collins, Gill, Korelitz, McCall Smith, Vallere, & Verducci | Xpress Reviews

For listeners who enjoy the suspense genre; recommended for Amos Decker series fans; for listeners who enjoy uplifting contemporary fiction; best appreciated by those who knew New York during urban renewal; for fans of fish-out-of-water stories; of interest to Cubs fans

Nonfiction on Parenthood, Growing More Vegetables, and Hip-Hop Artist Gucci Mane | Xpress Reviews

Guaranteed to make any expectant mother weep but not a requirement for libraries; for a more productive garden that ultimately will lead to a more healthy environment for us all; recommended for rap music scholars and fans of Gucci Mane and trap music

Fiction from Chamberlain and Friedmann | Xpress Reviews

Secrets, intrigue, mystery, love, forgiveness, and drama—it’s all here. And it is riveting; readers won’t be able to put down this engrossing read until the final page

E-Originals from Chianese, Cole, Holmes, and Wyatt & St. George | Xpress Reviews

Forromance fans who appreciate strong female leads, handsome naval officers, and a dog playing matchmaker; fans of Cole will recognize the bandmates of Preload; Holmes’s sentiments are explored with great care; with broad appeal for readers of sexy contemporary romance, not just those who have an interest in MMA

Audiobooks from Boyd, Grann, and Penrose | Xpress Reviews

For libraries wishing to enrich their historical fiction collections; for those interested in Native American history, civil rights, and the history of forensic science in this county; mystery fans will find great satisfaction with the meticulously researched setting

Graphic Novels from Cates & Co. and Wertz | Xpress Reviews

Recommended for readers who enjoy epic fantasy in rural settings; for anyone who enjoys graphic nonfiction and biography and especially for those interested in New York City’s various buildings and types of architecture

Nonfiction on a Passion for Birds and Animal Behavior | Xpress Reviews

Flawed but nevertheless recommended for those interested in natural history and the history of science; those wanting fresh insight on animal thought should look elsewhere

Fiction from Carter, Khan, Ponicsán, Thomas, and Debuter Robins | Xpress Reviews

Khan’s ambitious work is a good choice for popular fiction readers; a countercultural spirit and rollicking humor shine through in this worthy sequel; this debut offers a suspenseful and twisty foray into the world of obsessive love; Thomas advances her marvelous take on the Holmes canon