Nonfiction: Divine Comedy, Pop Music, Presidents, Boys, Fight Scenes, Parenting, and Tarantino | Xpress Reviews

Despite the book’s weaknesses, Baxter is clearly a scholar to be valued; crisp writing and broad coverage for music libraries; an enjoyable browse for casual historians; navigating the unique struggles faced by males today; an engaging read for film buffs; solid advice for businesses of all sizes; Marquess’s relaxed voice is refreshing; for anyone interested in either Tarantino or more generally in film over the past 25 years

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

Nonfiction: Toddler Sense of Self, Travel Rules, Gobal Child Care, Twins, Children’s Choices | Xpress Reviews

Practical and new activities for parents and child-care workers; armchair travelers and their active counterparts and many more will enjoy this work; a mixed collection of essays; a fascinating perspective on parenting worldwide; a valuable read for the growing market of books for parents of multiples; may prove a valuable resource for Christian parents, teachers, and youth workers

Nonfiction on Chronic Illness, Oral-Facial Problems, Stand-Up Comedy, and Sugar | Xpress Reviews

For those with a determined spirit during discouraging times; Fontaine does not make much of a case for any larger meaning in her experiences; an alternative approach to conventional orthodontics; for anyone thinking of performing stand-up and others who like an enjoyable read; recommended for those unfamiliar with sugar’s history and power

Nonfiction: Dog Behavior, a Sailing Journey, “Weird Math,” Words from Kaku, Stagecraft | Xpress Reviews

For everyone who owns a dog, breeds or trains dogs, or works with dogs; will appeal to readers who enjoy the details of living on the water; for those interested in mathematics and its connections to life’s routines; an inspiring treatise on humanity that incorporates solid physics; all collections serving actors should acquire both monolog titles

Nonfiction: Coming Out, Environmental Philosophy, Tom Yawkey, TM, Martin Luther King Jr. | Xpress Reviews

A candid story of redemption and self-discovery; the author has a passion for baseball; examines the ways one can advance the opportunities for being lucky; Mueller creates an accessible introduction to environmental philosophy; a thorough explanation of what transcendental meditation is; Red Sox and baseball history fans will appreciate; for students of urban policy; original essays about Martin Luther King Jr.; capturing elusive experiences in interesting worlds

Nonfiction on Black Nationalist Women, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mentoring Librarians | Xpress Reviews

An in-depth scholarly analysis of Black Nationalist movements, feminism, and art; a well-written yet sophisticated analysis of a popular modern president that is recommended for all collections; a good starting point to kick off more in-depth exploration of mentorship and librarians

Nonfiction: Baby Food, Culture Travel, Assimilation, Jurgen Klopp, Slave Trade, Hoops, Women Skiers | Xpress Reviews

An appealing how-to manual for creating your own baby food; for travelers looking for a trek that’s different; a fascinating book on assimilation; appeal only to dedicated Bundesliga and/or Liverpool fans; a useful book for academic collections wanting an insider’s take on slave trading; an original work that captures the spirit of basketball; a comprehensive account of the ski team

Nonfiction: Dylan’s Nobel Lecture, Information Science Reference, Dr. Ruth on Relationships | Xpress Reviews

All Dylan fans will want to have the Nobel lecture in their collection, and this fine volume will give it permanence; a questionable investment for academic libraries or scholars; a succinct resource for those waffling with the decision to stay or move on from a long-term relationship

Nonfiction on Veterans and Dogs and a Nova Scotia Architect | Xpress Reviews

Grossi brings readers into the day-to-day experiences of being deployed, without romanticizing or demonizing the people involved; a lesser-known Nova Scotia architectural firm that seeks a blend of regionalism, minimalist form, geometric clarity, and environmental responsibility