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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 →
Webcomics Wednesday: Jeff Smith’s Tuki

Webcomics Wednesday: Jeff Smith’s Tuki

Today’s Webcomics Wednesday requires a little backstory. When I was newly graduated from my MA program and deeply exhausted by a year’s worth of intensive reading, I couldn’t sit through another book if someone paid me. (Someone does now! Mission accomplished!) Except for comics, that is, and that’s when I first read Jeff Smith’s Bone, the comic that made […]

By February 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Digital Age Tea Parties

Digital Age Tea Parties

Lynn: Even in this digital age some things remain constant, like the fun of having a tea party and the warm comforting love between a grandparent and a young child. Some things, however, are different! Barney Saltzberg captures both elements in his charming picture book, Tea with Grandpa (2014). A little girl narrates the sweet story of a […]

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 →