The October 15 issue of Booklist magazine, which mailed yesterday, is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 284 new reviews and 7 feature articles. 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 for access, you can take care of that today!
Our Spotlight on First Novels includes a plethora of top 10 lists: Top 10 First Novels, Top 10 First Novels For Youth, and Top 10 First Novels on Audio. Don’t miss Dan Kraus’s intriguing article about the first novel that accompanied the series Twin Peaks, or Mary Burkey’s coverage of the success story of an indie author. Michael Cart will remind you of books you may have forgotten were first novels (“It Might Have Been“) and Bill Ott divulges his reading plans for the future on The Back Page.