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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 →
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 […]

Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize Shortlist Announced

Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize Shortlist Announced

The Brooklyn Public Library has announced the shortlist for its annual literary prize. Awarded to one work of fiction and one work of nonfiction, the prize, according to the organizers, “recognizes works that question established ways of thinking and advance Brooklyn Public Library’s mission of bringing together the borough’s diverse communities to explore urgent social, political, […]

By September 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →