Monday, March 13 The Red Hunter, by Lisa Unger Unger’s knack for blending encroaching danger with complex relationship themes is as sharp as ever here, as she creates characters facing the tangle of betrayals and mistakes that have shaped their identities. Tuesday, March 14 On the Spot, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Lea […]
Author Archive: Booklist Reader
Yesterday, the National Book Critics Circle announced their 2017 award winners. Here they are, linked to their Booklist reviews. To read an interview with Matthew Desmond, who won this year’s Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, click here. For a full list of this year’s finalists, click here. Fiction La Rose, by Louise Erdrich General […]
In a few short weeks, Booklist will commence our eighth annual celebration of Mystery Month, a bonanza of crime fiction throughout the merry month of May. As a teaser, we present this discussion between Brad Meltzer and Anthony Franze. Meltzer’s first published book, The Tenth Justice, about a Supreme Court law clerk, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. (His most recent, The […]
The March 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 339 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 haven’t […]
Booklist editors have a lot going on these days. Here are some of their events happening in the next few weeks. Thursday, March 16 at 9:30 am RASS & RASSL Present Trends in Weeding and Collection Development 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL Experts including Booklist editor for collection management and library outreach Rebecca Vnuk will discuss how to come […]
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 March 6 through 10 so that you can revisit the week’s best books. Monday, March 6 Triangle, by Mac Barnett Triangle is up to no good—you can see it in his […]
Our second attempt at Facebook Live resulted in the above video, in which our intrepid intern Charlotte Chadwick operates the Booklist Mail Truck Cam™. There’s some unbearable suspense by the elevator doors. Check it.