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The Latest BOOKLIST: Spotlight on Biography

The Latest BOOKLIST: Spotlight on Biography

The February 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 258 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 […]

BOOKLIST Does the Great Blackwell’s Balance-Off

BOOKLIST Does the Great Blackwell’s Balance-Off

When we saw the Great Blackwell’s Balance-Off on Twitter—a competition in which people try to put lots of books on their heads—we knew we had to get in on it. Why are we participating in an English bookstore’s publicity stunt? Because we wanted to put lots of books on our heads. (Duh.) Booklist had three […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Diversity

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Diversity

The February 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 261 new reviews and 12 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 […]

Get Ready for BOOKLIST at Midwinter

Get Ready for BOOKLIST at Midwinter

If you’ll be attending ALA’s Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta this year, be sure to visit Booklist! We’ll be in booth #1925. Join us as we kick off our 50 Years of YA celebration with cake! Stop by the Booklist booth on Friday, January 20th at 5:30pm to help kick off #50YearsofYA with a slice of delicious sheet […]

Booklist Readers: Biz Hyzy

Booklist Readers: Biz Hyzy

Our reader this month: Biz Hyzy. She started out as a Booklist intern in 2014, then joined as an editorial assistant to the Adult Books and Audio departments in 2015. Her day-to-day duties include tracking the reviewing process, compiling newsletters, and—most importantly—calling dibs on the most appealing galleys she sees in the mail. What do […]

The Latest Booklist: Editors’ Choice, 2016

The Latest Booklist: Editors’ Choice, 2016

The January 1 & 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 307 new reviews and 18 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 […]

The Booklist Reader is Napping

Guys. We’re not going to post anything until January 3. Know why? Nobody’s around. I mean, I’ll be around and on Twitter and stuff, sharing reruns and getting up to general tomfoolery, but we won’t have anything new on the site. If you get lonely, holler at me. See you in the new year!

Booklist Readers: Michael Ruzicka

Booklist Readers: Michael Ruzicka

This week’s Booklist Reader is our new office manager, Michael Ruzicka. Michael hails from suburban LA, owned an independent bookstore in Alabama, and has worked in library services for Vanderbilt University, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. What do you do when you’re not at Booklist? I like to […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Book Discussions

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Book Discussions

The December 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 251 new reviews and 9 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 […]

VIDEO: Live Announcement of Booklist’s Top of the List, 2016

VIDEO: Live Announcement of Booklist’s Top of the List, 2016

Did you miss this morning’s sneak-attack Facebook Live announcement of Booklist‘s 2016 Top of the List titles? Well, thanks to the magic of archived streaming video, you can catch up at your leisure on the events of this morning. As presenters Rebecca Vnuk (Editor, Collection Management and Library Outreach) and Sarah Hunter (Senior Editor, Books […]