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 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

LJ Reference | Review Alert, March 15, 2018

This beautifully designed book deserves a spot in every life sciences collection; this essential resource for American genealogical research will prove helpful to family historians at any stage of their work; an excellent, balanced volume that summarizes complex and controversial political stances

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, March 15, 2018

An excellent translation that will appeal to medieval enthusiasts, fans of chivalric romance, and French literature; this comprehensive, unflinching narrative and analytical treatment of President Carter is essential; fans of space travel, NASA, and engineering ingenuity will find this highly engaging; a tribute to the underacknowledged female pioneers of technology

LJ Media | Review Alert, March 15, 2018

Highly recommended for fans of suspense, classic dystopias, futurists, and sf; devotees of the history of science as well as those interested in Restoration England will find this book fascinating; Arendt’s philosophy continues to inform our under­standing of the nature of evil and of the human condition; Huchon presents a disquieting picture of the state of contemporary politics—highly recommended to all viewers

LJ Fiction | Review Alert, March 15, 2018

Bishop’s fans will be happy to return to the universe of the Others; Ganshert’s emotionally charged and powerful novel will have readers examining their own personal biases; those who take the plunge will be rewarded with a wild ride from a narrator whose sardonic outlook reveals profound truths; based on real-life events, Winthrop’s engrossing story unfolds through strong memorable characters

LJ Reference | Review Alert, March 1, 2018

A useful yet uneven compendium on Islam; a solid starting point for a wide range of readers interested in the development and spread of African American business; this impressive communications reference should interest graduate students of the subject

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, March 1, 2018

Langer’s homing in on all aspects of negative self-talk and worry add breadth to her advice and make it a powerful tool for readers; for anyone with a strong drive to do something different, this is a truly inspiring read; the importance and epic scale of St. Petersburg comes across vividly in this work; Cooke’s wit, humor, and infectious curiosity will appeal to natural history enthusiasts of all stripes

LJ Media | Review Alert, March 1, 2018

A fun thriller with a terrifically twisted ending; this debut romance is highly recommended for all public libraries; equally informative and entertaining, this set is a must-see for country music fans and budding song­writers; this film celebrates the efforts of the professionals who worked to uncover and report the important stories of their time