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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Graphic Novels

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Graphic Novels

The March 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 290 new reviews and 7 feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe but haven’t registered […]

By February 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Publishing U: Whose Opinion Do You Trust?

Publishing U: Whose Opinion Do You Trust?

Why Trying to Please Everyone Can Torpedo Your Book Our readers are often curious about the process of writing and publishing books, and we’re happy to provide access to the experts. In the fifth post of our Publishing U series, agent Mackenzie Brady and author Hannah Brencher share some hard-earned lessons about staying true to your own vision as an author.   Mackenzie Brady: While […]

By February 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Children’s Books about Dance Are Taking Flight

Children’s Books about Dance Are Taking Flight

Lynn: When I was six my father took me to my first ballet. I was completely smitten and decided instantly that my future lay in toe shoes and tutus! Alas, since I have zero coordination, grace, or balletic ability there was never a chance I would ever join the corps. But I have never lost my […]

March 2015 LibraryReads

March 2015 LibraryReads

Check out the March 2015 LibraryReads below, linked to Booklist reviews where available. Stayed tuned for Booklist reviews of Prudence, The Witch of Painted Sorrows, Cat out of Hell, and Delicious Foods, too! The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy, by Rachel Joyce (Favorite of Favorites) Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson […]

By February 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
I Can Read Whatever I Want?!? A Sabbatical Reading List

I Can Read Whatever I Want?!? A Sabbatical Reading List

We need to talk. You may want to sit down. Here, let me take your hand. Now listen. You know how I feel about you. This isn’t easy for me to say. But I am going on a sabbatical. For four months. Uh-oh. You’re crying. Please don’t cry. What’s four months? I’ll be back in […]

By February 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Learning about Love from Little Golden Books

Learning about Love from Little Golden Books

Cindy: Who doesn’t love Little Golden Books? We remember them being read to us and we remember reading them to little ones ourselves. Just seeing an early Eloise Wilkin or Richard Scarry illustration can wake up the Pokey Little Puppy in all of us. Diane Muldrow revisits those classics and curates them for nostalgic gift […]