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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 […]

2017 Carnegie Awards: Interviews, Giveaways, and More!

2017 Carnegie Awards: Interviews, Giveaways, and More!

While we wait for the sixth Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction to be announced at the RUSA Book and Media Awards in Atlanta on Sunday, January 22,  we have much to tide us over. Booklist editors Donna Seaman and Rebecca Vnuk have interviewed each author on the shortlist. Starting tomorrow, December 14, and ending next Wednesday, […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Science and Health

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Science and Health

The December 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 269 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 […]

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Booklist Readers: Chris Simon

Booklist Readers: Chris Simon

Chris Simon, our resident Production Editor/Graphic Designer, joined Booklist in 2015. He helps lay out the magazine and designs art and graphics for our print and online products. What do you do when you’re not at Booklist? Most of my time is spent looking around for cool rocks, reading about space on the internet, cooking, thinking […]