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Reviews of the Week, with Pamela Bannos, Jed Perl, Alice Brière-Haquet, and More!

Reviews of the Week, with Pamela Bannos, Jed Perl, Alice Brière-Haquet, 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 October 16 through October 20 so that you can revisit the week’s best books.   October 16   Seven, by Paula Cizmar (author), Shannon […]

Book Trailer Thursday: INK & PAINT

Book Trailer Thursday: INK & PAINT

This week, BTT is proud to present a gorgeous trailer for Mindy Johnson’s Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation (Disney Editions). In her lavishly illustrated, large-format volume, Johnson, an award-winning author and cinematic historian, chronicles the numerous contributions women have made to Disney animation. The biographies range from Walt Disney’s wife, Lillian, to the […]

By October 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Announcing Booklist’s First-Ever Starred Reviews Issue!

Announcing Booklist’s First-Ever Starred Reviews Issue!

Have you ever wanted a whole year’s worth of Booklist starred reviews in one place? Have we got news for you! Our December 15 issue will feature every single starred title published in 2017—over 1,300 in all. Supplementing the list will be thematic groupings, read-alikes, and other sidebars, each of which will  feature the book jackets […]

George Saunders Bonanza!

George Saunders Bonanza!

George Saunders won the Booker Prize yesterday for Lincoln in the Bardo, the second-ever American to do so. Since the beginning, we’ve been on this novel like white on rice. In her starred Booklist featured review, Adult Books editor Donna Seaman praised Saunders for “his exceptionally compassionate insights into the human condition” and the book as a […]

November Library Reads On Audio

November Library Reads On Audio

Every time a new LibraryReads list is published, we share the titles here on The Booklist Reader, along with links to Booklist reviews. (Click here to see the November 2017 print LibraryReads.) For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read, we now also hunt down the producers of the audio versions and provide the ordering information below—a […]

By October 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New York Times Bestseller List-Inspired Halloween Costumes

New York Times Bestseller List-Inspired Halloween Costumes

It’s been well-nigh impossible to escape this adorable collection of book-inspired Halloween costumes for parents and kids. (And who would want to?) The photographs—of Oompa Loompas, hungry caterpillars, and paper-bag princesses—were so adorable that it motivated me to create some costumes inspired by this week’s New York Times bestseller list. Although these costumes would work for […]