The May 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 379 new reviews and 13 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 haven’t registered for access, you can take care of that today!
This issue is our Mystery Showcase. See our top 10 crime fiction lists for youth and audio, and the year’s best crime fiction novels. Joyce Saricks gives us the lowdown on essential cozy mysteries, and Ilene Cooper shares the best mysteries for middle-grade students. Sara Paretsky discusses the problem of diversity in crime fiction, and Kaite Stover and David Wright are back with He Reads, and She Reads: True Crime. Don’t miss catching up on this genre.
And, this year, you can download and share PDFs of our Mystery Month showcase material at your library.
He Reads/She Reads (PDF)