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Remembering Leonard Nimoy With His Audio Performance in War of the Worlds

Remembering Leonard Nimoy With His Audio Performance in War of the Worlds

The passing of the multi-talented actor and artist Nimoy has shocked fans who mourn the loss of the icon Mr. Spock. Nimoy reprises his Star Trek role on many audiobooks detailing the Star Trek world, narrates his biography I Am Spock (1995), and performs on spoken word recordings in the NPR series “Selected Shorts.” His voice will […]

By February 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Reviews of the Week

Reviews of the Week

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from February 23–27 below, so you can revisit the best of the week. Monday, February 23rd A Dragon’s Guide to the Care and Feeding of […]

By February 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
High Interest-Low Vocab Books:  You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

High Interest-Low Vocab Books: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

Lynn:  A gazillion years ago when I started in my first school library, I bought some high interest-low vocabulary books at the request of my teachers. Frankly, they were awful! They had dull, plodding stories and were afflicted with orange, blue, or pea green covers that shrieked BOOKS FOR BAD READERS for all to see. […]

Book Trailer Thursday: The Opposite of Spoiled

Book Trailer Thursday: The Opposite of Spoiled

What is the most expensive thing in the world? What does it mean to be rich? Are there people who get rich from doing bad things? No, you’re not taking a personality quiz and, no, your responses won’t be graded. New York Times Columnist Ron Lieber asks these questions and more of a pint-sized audience […]

By February 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
These YA Novels Are Graphic: Blurring the Line between Comics and Prose

These YA Novels Are Graphic: Blurring the Line between Comics and Prose

Graphic novels have come to occupy their own tidy little corner of most libraries, staking an ever-expanding claim on the 741.5s (if you’re still using Dewey, that is). This, of course, makes perfect sense for readers looking only for sequential art narratives, as well as for readers looking just for sentences neatly ordered on a […]

By February 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Graphic Novels

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Graphic Novels

The March 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 290 new reviews and 7 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 […]

By February 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →