Author Archive: Charlotte Chadwick

Charlotte Chadwick is currently an intern for Booklist. A senior at Lake Forest College, she is studying creative writing and print and digital publishing. When she isn't writing short stories, there's nothing she enjoys more than drinking coffee and dodging questions about her post-grad plans.

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Reviews of the Week: with A. J. Hartley, Sara Paretsky, Sheryl Sandberg, and More!

Reviews of the Week: with A. J. Hartley, Sara Paretsky, Sheryl Sandberg, and More!

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 April 10 through 14 so that you can revisit the week’s best books. Monday, April 10 The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, by David McCullough Very […]

Book Trailer Thursday: JAKE THE FAKE KEEPS IT REAL

While probably best known for his hilarious portrayal of Darryl Philbin on The Office, Craig Robinson’s talents expand far beyond acting. He’s a musician and a comedian. . . and now an author. Our book trailer this week showcases Jake the Fake Keeps it Real (Crown), a middle-grade book he wrote with Adam Mansbach (Go the Fuck to Sleep, […]

Reviews of the Week: with Sarah Dessen, Jane Green, Renée Ahdieh, and More!

Reviews of the Week: with Sarah Dessen, Jane Green, Renée Ahdieh, and More!

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 April 3 through 7 so that you can revisit the week’s best books. Monday, April 3 Once and for All, by Sarah Dessen For Louna, weddings are a science: […]

Reading Without Walls: Are You Up for the Challenge?

Writer, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and MacArthur Genius Gene Luen Yang has thrown down an exciting challenge for April: diversify your reading list. As part of the national, month-long program Reading Without Walls, Yang has called upon readers of all ages to expand the kinds of literature they read. The rules are as follows:   Participants can […]

Book Trailer Thursday: THE BONE WITCH

This week’s book trailer is a perfect visual representation of the novel it’s promoting. The trailer for The Bone Witch (Sourcebooks/Fire) by Rin Chupeco begins with intense music that continues throughout. Dark, swirling colors flash between images of a girl, skulls, and a map, as a voiceover from protagonist Tea intones phrases such as “the DEAD HIDE truths” […]

Reviews of the Week: with Megan Whalen Turner, Elizabeth Strout, David Sedaris, and More!

Reviews of the Week: with Megan Whalen Turner, Elizabeth Strout, David Sedaris, and More!

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 20 through 24 so that you can revisit the week’s best books. Monday, March 20  Thick as Thieves, by Megan Whalen Turner For Kamet, slavery has been his […]

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Romance Writers of America Announces Contest Finalists

Romance Writers of America Announces Contest Finalists

If you love reading about love, you’re in luck. Yesterday, the Romance Writers of America (RWA) announced the 2017 contest finalists for the RITA Award (the most prestigious award for published romance fiction) and the Golden Heart Award (an award honoring exceptional unpublished romance). From contemporary to paranormal (to even erotic!), there’s something for every […]

Best New Books: Week of March 20, 2017

Best New Books: Week of March 20, 2017

The following books, all publishing this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!   Adult Fiction  The Gargoyle Hunters, by John Freeman Gill  Infinity Engine, by Neal Asher  The Lawrence Browne Affair, by Cat Sebastian  Mississippi Blood, by Greg Iles  Our Short […]

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Best New Books: Week of March 13, 2017

Best New Books: Week of March 13, 2017

The following books, all publishing this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!   Adult Fiction  The Devil’s Triangle, by Catherine Coulter  Every Wild Heart, by Meg Donohue  Heretics, by Leonardo Padura  The Idiot, by Elif Batuman  Jerzy, by Jerome Charyn  Saratoga […]

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150 Memoirs and Biographies of Women, by Women

150 Memoirs and Biographies of Women, by Women

I did this last year, but it feels like the day to do it again: 1 Like = 1 biography of a woman’s life written by a woman for u to read — #rachelsyme (@rachsyme) March 8, 2017 International Women’s Day was on Tuesday. To celebrate, the writer Rachel Syme did something amazing: in the […]

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