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Best New Books: Week of February 21, 2017

Best New Books: Week of February 21, 2017

The following books, all publishing this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!   Adult Fiction  His Cowboy Heart, by Jennifer Ryan  Devil in Spring, by Lisa Kleypas  I See You, by Clare Mackintosh  The Mother’s Promise, by Sally Hepworth  Old Bones, […]

Reviews of the Week: with Adrian McKinty, Bryan Cranston, Cao Wenxuan, and More!

Reviews of the Week: with Adrian McKinty, Bryan Cranston, Cao Wenxuan, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review on Booklist Online that highlights starred reviews, high-demand titles, and/or titles especially relevant to our current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from February 13 through 17 so that you can revisit the week’s best books. Monday, February 13  Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly, by Adrian McKinty The chronicles […]

THE MAGICIANS S2 E4: The Flying Forest

THE MAGICIANS S2 E4: The Flying Forest

And so it goes. Everyone is devastated over Alice’s death, none more so than Quentin. And the whole episode feels both full of anticipation and a little deflated, due to the Beast’s death and the disappearance of Reynaud. Now the real adulting begins. Fillory might be a fantasy world, but it’s not always fantastic. The bad […]

This Week on Well Read TV: Mark K. Shriver Talks about PILGRIMAGE

This Week on Well Read TV: Mark K. Shriver Talks about PILGRIMAGE

This week on Well Read, former Maryland state legislator Mark K. Shriver (son of Eunice Kennedy and Sargent Shriver) will be speaking with hosts Elisa Jaffe and Mary Anne Gwinn about his latest work of historical nonfiction, Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis (2016), released November 29. In it, Shriver yearns “for a church […]

The Latest BOOKLIST: Spotlight on Biography

The Latest BOOKLIST: Spotlight on Biography

The February 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 258 new reviews and eight new 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 […]

WE ARE OKAY: Talking Loss, San Francisco, and Queer Teen Love Stories with Nina LaCour

WE ARE OKAY: Talking Loss, San Francisco, and Queer Teen Love Stories with Nina LaCour

From her first novel, Hold Still, Nina LaCour has entranced readers with the honesty of her characters’ emotions, whether love, guilt, grief, or a heart-wrenching combination of all three. In her latest novel, the extraordinary We Are Okay (out today), protagonist Marin leaves her home in San Francisco after the death of her beloved Gramps to attend college […]