Beth Bland

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Fortune Favors the Dead

This is a fun whodunit for high schoolers up through adults. It’s easy to pick up and put down again, perfect for a cozy weekend read.

A Year in My Garden

An enjoyable book for gardening enthusiasts of any skill level and a good addition to any public library collection.

Plant Tribe: Living Happily Ever After with Plants

An enjoyable guide for beginners and experienced green thumbs alike.

Dairylandia: Dispatches from a State of Mind

This breezy read can be picked up and put down or started in the middle. A perfect “popcorn” book for high school to adult users who enjoy stories that highlight the Midwest with its individual quirks and its universality.

Deer-Resistant Design: Fence-free Gardens That Thrive Despite the Deer

For experienced gardeners with the time and budget to design, purchase, plant, and maintain these landscapes, or with the money to hire a professional to do it.


We Eat What? A Cultural Encyclopedia of Unusual Foods in the United States

For general readers, high schoolers to adults, interested in learning more about the world's food.

Encyclopedia of Cyber Warfare

A solid reference for general users.

Contemporary Youth Activism: Advancing Social Justice in the United States

This snapshot of the current social movements is a solid first source for information and research.

World Political Innovators

Despite its shortcomings, this publication is a good general reference.

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