Romance | Best Sellers, January 2016

Be still my heart: Nicholas Sparks, Nora Roberts, Eric Jerome Dickey, Maya Banks, Sherryl Woods, and more

Sage’s Business Researcher | Reference eReviews, February 1, 2016

Business Researcher is solid overall; however, the searching functionality needs improvement.

Cancer Connections | LJ Reviews

Ross weaves a book that is more than the sum of these parts; Williams is a gifted writer who turns the greatest crisis of her life into an engaging story that reads almost like a novel.

Alexander’s Debut of the Month, Cantrell, Peterson, Turano, Plus New Series Lineup | Christian Fiction Reviews, February 1, 2016

Alexander launches a promising trilogy, Christner’s quirky characters will engage fans of Amish fiction, Nelson pens a skillful mix of tense family drama and historical romance, Peterson’s riveting story of life in the mining camps of 1890s ­Montana

Q&A: Max Rodriguez, Founder of QBR: The Black Book Review

Max Rodriguez is founder and publisher of QBR: The Black Book Review; he also started the annual Harlem Book Fair. Rodriguez recently answered a few questions about his work and about trends in books by and for African Americans.

Best Practices: Library Marketing, Knowledge Management, Metadata | LJ Reviews

Success stories of libraries that have hit the mark of connecting with their target audiences; a practical guidebook that explains the many applications of emerging technology; a short yet broad treatment on the foundations of library and information science

Scandinavian Crime | LJ Reviews

Bjørk pens a breath of fresh air, Blaedel excels at portraying the darkest side of Denmark, a twisty tale of political intrigue from Holt, Ould weaves family loyalties, human nature, and old secrets into a compelling work

Pictures at the Museum | LJ Reviews

Handsome and informative, Photography at MoMA and The Altering Eye, are highly recommended.

Asian American Leadership, Portlandness, British Lit on Film, Whoniverse, & More | Reference Short Takes, February 1, 2016

An illuminating look at the achievements of Asian Americans, an offbeat yet nifty media tie-in showcases the art of cartography, a worthwhile symphonic exploration of the conductor’s craft, a well-timed primer on the elements of proper discourse, a relevant cultural literacy tool

Sixties Taiwan, Game of Thrones, The Manchurian Candidate, & More | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray, February 1, 2016

A treatise on the Sixties, Taiwan-style; a man seeks his stolen bicycle; more of Game of Thrones; a Manchurian Candidate viewers never saw coming; BFFs Collette and Barrymore on life; a chronicle of Leon Russell; teen girls find love and encouragement