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Miracles and Other Reasonable Things: A Story of Unlearning and Relearning God

Blending theology and memoir, Bessey’s latest is a well-written reminder of seeing the miracles in life’s highs and lows.

The Heart of Perfection: How the Saints Taught Me To Trade My Dream of Perfect for God's

Recommended for public libraries with collections supporting spiritual journeys and parenting.

Becoming a Reflective Librarian and Teacher: Strategies for Mindful Academic Practice

Recommended for teachers and librarians as an impetus to lead a more reflective professional life.

The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—And What We Can Do About It

A thought-provoking work for those interested in all stages of urban planning and placemaking.

Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence

Well documented with numerous footnotes, this book is recommended for students of urban policy and sociology as well as city planners.

Reimagining the Academic Library

An important resource for academic librarians, higher education administrators, and those involved in strategic planning to help guide the discussions of how to allocate library resources.

The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America's Most Vulnerable Citizens

Recommended for large academic libraries as policymakers, child welfare advocates, and students of public policy planning will be interested in the issues presented.

Managing Creativity: The Innovative Research Library

Readers may find the listing of 32 research library innovations to be valuable as they consider possible approaches at their institutions.

The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children—and the World

Recommended for academic libraries focusing on social justice and public policy.

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