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 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(the most prestigious award for published romance fiction) and the Golden Heart Award (an award honoring exceptional unpublished romance).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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Best New Books: Week of March 6, 2017

Best New Books: Week of March 6, 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 Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea, by Bandi  All Grown Up, by Jami Attenberg  Celine, by Peter Heller  Edgar & Lucy, by Victor Lodato […]

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Reviews of the Week: with Philip Caputo, Ann Brashares, Sarah Title, and More!

Reviews of the Week: with Philip Caputo, Ann Brashares, Sarah Title, 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 February 27 through March 3 so that you can revisit the week’s best books. Monday, February 27  Some Rise by Sin, by Philip Caputo Father Timothy Riordan, a motorcycle-riding […]

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Jeri Watts and Micha Archer win 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Awards

Jeri Watts and Micha Archer win 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Awards

The Ezra Jackson Keats foundation has announced the winners of the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Awards, intended to honor a writer and an illustrator who have just begun their careers. Below are the winning books, linked to their Booklist reviews:   New Writer  A Piece of Home, by Jeri Watts   New Illustrator  Daniel Finds a Poem, by […]

Best New Books: Week of February 27, 2017

Best New Books: Week of February 27, 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  My Fair Duchess, by Megan Frampton  The Horseman, by Tim Pears  If I Could Tell You, by Elizabeth Wilhide  The Jukebox Kings, by Doug Allyn  No […]

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Reviews of the Week: with Richard Ford, Drew Daywalt, Donna Leon, and Margaret Stohl

Reviews of the Week: with Richard Ford, Drew Daywalt, Donna Leon, and Margaret Stohl

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 February 21 through 24 so that you can revisit the week’s best books. Tuesday, February 21  Between Them: Remembering My Parents, by Richard Ford Illustrated with family photographs, Ford’s […]

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