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The Coalition Rebellion Series: High-Flying, Science Fiction-Infused Romance

The Coalition Rebellion Series: High-Flying, Science Fiction-Infused Romance

A longtime genre fiction reader, I first heard the term “keeper” used by romance readers. There’s something about particular romance novels that makes readers want to keep them for rereading and remembering. These are the sorts of books we are sorry to see end; I often reread the last chapters right away to experience them […]

By September 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
A Bun-dle of Beautiful Burger Books

A Bun-dle of Beautiful Burger Books

Is there anything more divine than a juicy beef patty nestled beneath a blanket of gooey cheese, tucked within a golden bun? For us here at Booklist—or, at least, for me—the answer is “not a chance.” Join us in celebrating the greatest holiday you didn’t even know existed (#NationalCheeseburgerDay) with the mouthwatering burger-centric books below: […]

By September 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
2017 National Book Awards Longlist Announced

2017 National Book Awards Longlist Announced

Throughout the week, the National Book Foundation has announced the longlist for the 2017 National Book Awards. Below, a list of titles, listed by category, linked to their Booklist reviews when available.         Fiction A Kind of Freedom, by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton Barren Island, by Carol Zoref Dark at the Crossing, by Elliot Ackerman […]

By September 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
10 Questions for Jenn McKinlay

10 Questions for Jenn McKinlay

New York Times-bestselling author Jenn McKinlay made her name writing cozy mysteries, including A Library Lover’s Mystery Series. Recently, she turned her attention back to romance. This spring, she published About a Dog, the first book in her Bluff Point Romance series, with Barking Up the Wrong Tree following quickly on its heels. We talked […]

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Warm Cups, Warm Hearts: Coffee Shop Romance

Warm Cups, Warm Hearts: Coffee Shop Romance

Sometimes, the best blend is the one you drink with someone special. The following books are frothy, highly caffeinated tales of romance that just happen to be set in and around coffee shops. I don’t bean to be rude, but if you’re ready to espresso a little affection and need a little inspiration. . . […]

LibraryReads October 2017

LibraryReads October 2017

LibraryReads has just announced its October 2017 selections! Check out the ten titles chosen by librarians below, linked to their Booklist reviews when possible. Remember, any public library staff member can nominate a book for LibraryReads! Vote for your favorite titles today.   FAVORITE OF FAVORITES  Seven Days of Us, by Francesca Hornak   TOP TEN  From Here to […]