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Best New Books: Week of October 16, 2017

Best New Books: Week of October 16, 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  Deep Freeze, by John Sandford  A Natural, by Ross Raisin  Pulse, by Felix Francis  Righteous, by Joe Ide  Seven Days of Us, by Francesca Hornak   Adult Nonfiction  American Wolf: A […]

Reviews of the Week, with John Green, Walter Isaacson, Cristina García and More!

Reviews of the Week, with John Green, Walter Isaacson, Cristina García 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 9 through October 13 so that you can revisit the week’s best books.   October 9  Here in Berlin, by Cristina García Feeling […]

Celebrate Indie Author Day with Booklist!

Celebrate Indie Author Day with Booklist!

October 14 marks the second annual Indie Author Day, an event in which more than a hundred libraries worldwide celebrate local, independently published authors by hosting panels, networking events, open mics, and more. Booklist has long supported indie authors. In fact, we feature reviews of independently published books in every issue. In 2015, we partnered with […]

17 Black Hairs: KARMA KHULLAR’S MUSTACHE

17 Black Hairs: KARMA KHULLAR’S MUSTACHE

Lynn: OMG—those middle school years! So much change and heartache, and the smallest of things can cause such anguish. Individual circumstances may differ, but exquisitely painful emotions are the same. Kristi Wientge brings a welcome new voice to the middle-school experience in her funny debut novel, Karma Khullar’s Mustache (2017). As though starting sixth grade […]

Book Trailer Thursday: AFTER THE FALL

Book Trailer Thursday: AFTER THE FALL

After the Fall (MacmillanChildrens) follows bird-watching enthusiast Humpty Dumpty, post-fall, as he overcomes his trauma to once again do what he loves. Based on the nursery rhyme, this is a story about finding the courage to face your fears and learning how to get back up. Despite the somewhat creepy soundtrack to the trailer, this […]

Sisters in Crime Turns 30

Sisters in Crime Turns 30

Sisters in Crime—an organization whose stated mission is “to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers”—turns 30 this year. In honor of the milestone, the Sisters released a fascinating report on their expansive history. “Raising Women’s Voices for 30 Years” delves into how the group set about helping women crime […]