Nonfiction on Branding, Watercolor, Business Practice, Tula Pink, Timothy Leary | Xpress Reviews

A compelling if somewhat grandiose read for those interested in marketing, advertising, and brand development; those who haven’t touched their watercolor paints in years are the ideal audience for this guide; for every business or management collection; Pink’s fans will enjoy putting their own spin on some of her best-known work; a fascinating look into Leary’s world

Fiction from Brown, Bussi, Deaver, and Leigh, plus a Trio of Debuts | Xpress Reviews

Fast-paced action from Beck; Bell’s psychological thriller is impossible to put down; for sf readers who like to see plucky heroes fight impossible odds; a psychological drama that is at times overwrought but always suspenseful; Deaver cranks out another convoluted narrative; will also appeal to readers who like their romantic suspense with a bit on the criminal side; a slow read, with too many side stories that are never fully developed

Engineering & Technology, March 2018 | Best Sellers

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

E-Originals from Leslie A. Kelly and Lia Riley, plus Debuter Audrey Wick | Xpress Reviews

Kelly hits all the right notes here and balances the romance with suspense to very nice effect; another love-at-first-sight tale with some social issues tacked on, in this case domestic violence; the protagonists are both hiding secrets that, unfortunately, aren’t given the time and space they need to make an emotional impact

Windo’s Debut of the Month, Baker’s Latest “Aracadia” Entry, Newcomers Blum, McIntyre, Myers, Wilson | SF/Fantasy Reviews

This thought-provoking debut shines a speculative light on the subjects of connection, disconnection, and identity; Gratton’s engrossing and magical debut will attract fans of vivid epic fantasies; Wilson’s first story collection highlights imaginative works in which AIs and humans connect, for better or worse

Best Databases of 2017

The year’s best databases include resources on congressional research and the ACLU

Best Free Reference Websites & Apps of 2017

The best free resources include images from social movements, the European rail schedule, and documents on disaster medicine and public health.

Best Reference Titles of 2017

It’s been a robust year for reference, as reflected by our roundup of 2017’s best titles.

Intersectional Feminism | Collection Development

Today’s intersectional feminism focuses on solidarity among social justice movements as well as shared responsibility for equality. These 27 resources will energize any collection.

Coyle’s Pick of the Month, Chapman, Heaberlin, Hillier, Indridason, Sacks, African Crime Fiction, and Missing Children | Mystery & Suspense Reviews

Coyle’s 17th series entry combines timely social issues with a gripping and entertaining mystery; the award-winning McPherson launches a new contemporary series with a bang; this series set in Zimbabwe will appeal to readers who enjoy descriptive details; for thriller readers, Jewell’s latest will not disappoint