LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, February 1, 2018

Crosley’s growth and maturity as a writer shines in this collection; a highly readable story about starting over in a new world, Patriot Number One is hard to put down; accessible science writing about the brain that can be enjoyed by all readers; Mitchell’s spirituality is at once vibrant and intriguing—anyone interested in holistic traditions will find her work rewarding

African History, January 2018 | Best Sellers

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

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff | LJ Review

Michael Wolff’s explosive Trump White House tell-all is “essential reading for political junkies” and recommended for fans of House of Cards.

Reviewers of the Year 2017

In honor of all our reviewers, and especially those whose work made an indelible impression this year, LJ editors thank you for your dedication, expertise, and trusted insights. Here’s to many more years of working and learning together.

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, January 2018

The Art of Mystery looks beyond the usual academic treatment, for writers and readers alike; Steib’s energetic and inspiring voice guarantees readers will find at least one takeaway to improve their lives; a compelling study that will interest those who wish to learn about German culture; an indispensable resource for anyone seeking to add a powerful punch of color to their garden

Asian History, December 2017 | Best Sellers

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

Voices To Be Heard: Celebrate Black Women All Yearlong with These Noteworthy Titles

An essential collection for readers and students of black history and literature; an ambitious, electrifying memoir; a bawdy, laugh-out-loud tell-all with a liberal dose of heart; a much-needed addition to the endless catalog of celebrity memoirs; highly recommended for those interested in race, ethnicity, and social commentary

Collections and Classifications | Pro Media | Social Science Reviews

A must for outreach librarians seeking new ideas of community partnerships; essential for library students, librarians, and library administrators exploring the role of the public librarian; a highly recommended text for library and information science students in need of a refresher on constructing Library of Congress call numbers

European History, November 2017 | Best Sellers

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

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, December 2017

A thoughtful Strange Journey for anyone who has ever viewed organized religion as spiritually repressive; a must-read for lovers of world literature and the art of translation; the essential coach’s handbook—Grow Wherever You Work; this upbeat book offers a nonjudgmental and flexible guide to making healthy changes