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October 1, 2016           BOOKLIST

Spotlight on Continuing Series Nonfiction
Top 10 Continuing Series
Top 10 Disaster-Science    Series for Youth
Natural Disasters in    Series Nonfiction

Spotlight on Food
Top 10 Food Books
Trend Alert: Food    Microhistories and    Pantry Backstories

Now Hear This: Juliet    Stevenson

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When Nobody Was Watching
by Carli Lloyd

For Carli Lloyd, a 2015 World Cup winner, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and 2015 FIFA World Player of the Year, success didn’t come easy. Lloyd says in this memoir that she’s at her best when she has something to prove—and someone to prove it to.
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top10-disaster-science-2016_f1.jpgTop 10 Disaster-Science Series for Youth
by Angela Leeper

Kids instinctively understand—and sometimes fear—severe weather, which makes it a great entry point to learning about what makes the wind howl and the waves crash. Here are 10 of the best disaster-science series going.

top10-continuing-series_f1.jpgTop 10 Continuing Series
by Julia Smith

The backbone of any nonfiction collection is formed by those series that reliably turn out new, quality installments that keep library shelves fresh and up-to-date.

Sex-in-YA_f1.jpg Sex in YA: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why It Matters
by Daniel Kraus

There are romance novels, and there are novels with sex in them, and only sometimes do the categories intersect. Few people know this better than YA authors Christa Desir and Carrie Mesrobian

another-look-at_Woodiwiss_f1.jpg Another Look at: Kathleen E. Woodiwiss’ The Flame and the Flower
by John Charles

When Avon published Kathleen E. Woodiwiss’ The Flame and the Flower, in 1972, it was the equivalent of the “shot heard round the world” for romance fiction.

talking-with_Mclemore_f1.jpg Talking with: Anna-Marie McLemore

by Maggie Reagan

Morris finalist Anna-Marie McLemore (The Weight of Feathers, 2015) discusses the stories and experiences that inspired her second novel, When the Moon Was Ours.

column_carte-blanche_f1.jpg Carte Blanche: Redolent of Romance
by Michael Cart

Sometime in 1954, Margaret Alexander Edwards, that patron saint of young adult librarians, magisterially announced, “It was in 1942 that the new field of writing for teenagers became established.”
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