The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Picture Books and Graphic Novels

The July issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 267 new reviews and 10 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 month, it’s all about the visuals. We’ve got lists of the top-10 humorous picture books, the top-10 graphic novels, the top-10 graphic novels for youth, and adult graphic novels perfect for young-adult readers.

Meanwhile, #50YearsofYA continues apace. Zara Rix explores how young adult books reflect the Black Lives Matter movement. Michael Cart talks to Robert Lipsyte upon the golden anniversary of The Contender. Patricial McCormick goes through her fan mail.

Elsewhere in the issue, Neil Hollands makes the case for finding out what raises readers’ hackles, Joyce Saricks delves into the world of Sherlock Holmes pastiche on audio, and Annie Bostrom and Donna Seaman offer books to make sense of a new America.

As you know, you can still find the complete magazine online! Booklist’s digital edition of the July issue is also live. It’s a great new way to explore the magazine from your iPhone, iPad, tablet, Samsung Galaxy, or any other internet-connected device. With the digital issue, subscribers will now get print, online, digital, and archival access to the 22 Booklist and four Book Links issues each year! Visit



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