Nonfiction: Economics, WWII Resistance, iPhone, Netanyahu, Ukrainian Revolt, Meriwether Lewis | Xpress Reviews

An illuminating primer on critical U.S. economic issues; a memoir that captures nostalgia’s twinge; insights New York’s bohemian world of the 1970s; anyone looking for a drink mixing guide; of primary interest to students of World War II and the Holocaust; granular insight into Manson and the dynamics of the Family; understanding how the iPhone came to be; understanding the current situation in Ukraine; an important addition for all American history collections

Fiction from Liu Zhenyun, McKenzie, Mayes, and Debuter Tapper | Xpress Reviews

Liu’s scathing and illuminating tome is highly recommended for internationally savvy readers; the author builds suspense in steady, page-turning steps; anyone who has read Mayes’s other books will want to check this out; this debut will have readers calling for more fiction from Tapper’s writerly pen

Biology, March 2018 | Best Sellers

March 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

E-Originals from Lemmon, Quincy, and Riley | Xpress Reviews

Lemmon turns up the friction between her protagonists to give their connection some genuine sizzle; Quincy has created a hotly seductive Regency romance; two virgins who don’t act coy or impossibly naïve

LJ Reference | Review Alert: April 1, 2018

For students and art lovers seeking a deeper understanding of the influences behind the world’s greatest artworks; this title should please most lovers of crime fiction; this database is an important one for libraries that serve students of music and musicianship; a supportive choice for any expert seeking to publish a book

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, April 1, 2018

A fascinating if unsettling read for those interested in religion or science; a must-have resource for families of childhood leukemia patients and all library collections; of significance to general readers and lovers of 20th-century art and art movements; highly recommended for U.S. colonial, middle period, and Civil War scholars; science enthusiasts and scientists alike will enjoy delving into this exciting extragalactic drama

LJ Media | Review Alert: April 1, 2018

This title stands out for its honest and unflinching look at people, their fears, and their recurring mistakes; this engaging work will be in demand; these complementary silent film titles make a persuasive case for a bygone era’s art; most viewers will be entranced by Victoria’s addictive combination of passion, drama, and history; realistic yet inspiring for those who dream about making it in Silicon Valley, particularly young women

LJ Fiction | Review Alert: April 1, 2018

For aficionados of British procedurals; Steinhauer has written an unnervingly and timely thriller with incredible pivots; the powerful and diverse testimonies in these stories bring nuance and complexity to the ongoing conversation; this exquisitely crafted novel offers a lesson in history; world literature beyond the basics; a weighty, emotional read with Pekkanen’s trademark relatable, realistic characters

Bon Appétit: Seven New and Tasty Cookbooks

With straightforward instructions, cooks of all skill levels will be able to fire up a gas or charcoal grill and make something delicious; fish lovers can cook a variety of dishes from shellfish, finfish, little fish, and eggs to mahi-mahi, wahoo, and Pacific cod; and discover new takes on breakfasts, beverages, finger foods, main courses, and desserts that will satisfy the entire family

At the Craft Table: Eight New Craft/DIY Books

Work on your lettering with close-up photographs of various pen types, nibs from all angles, and a great variety of inks and paints; step outside of the box and create something new and exciting with concrete; and tips on how to use bold, high-contrast color palettes to give your quilts an extra punch