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Five More to Go: Corinne Manning’s WE HAD NO RULES

Five More to Go: Corinne Manning’s WE HAD NO RULES

This regular feature gives Booklist contributing reviewer Terry Hong the opportunity to shout about a recently published book she adored. She’ll tell us why we should read it, then provide five read-alikes for the title. ★ We Had No Rules, by Corinne Manning Corinne Manning’s author statement couldn’t be clearer: “I had no idea how to write […]

Best New Books: Week of June 1, 2021

Best New Books: Week of June 1, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Bewilderness, by Karen Tucker ★ The Eagle’s Claw, by Jeff Shaara ★ How to Kidnap the Rich, by Rahul Raina ★ Lizzie & Dante, by Mary Bly ★ […]

Reviews of the Week with Francis Spufford, Karleen Pendleton Jiménez, Stacey Lee, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Francis Spufford, Karleen Pendleton Jiménez, Stacey Lee, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

Best New Books: Week of May 25, 2021

Best New Books: Week of May 25, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Against the Law, by David Gordon ★ The Apocalypse Seven, by Gene Doucette ★ The Blacktongue Thief, by Christopher Buehlman ★ The Cave Dwellers, by Christina McDowell ★ […]

Reviews of the Week with Mike Holmes, Paula Hawkins, John Green, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Mike Holmes, Paula Hawkins, John Green, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

Get Stoked for Librarians’ Day

Get Stoked for Librarians’ Day

StokerCon 2021 is upon us! But what is it? It’s a hashtag (#StokerCon2021). It’s a website (StokerCon2021.com). Most importantly, it’s a virtual horror conference put on by the Horror Writers Association (HWA) running from May 20 to 23. $75 gets you access to the whole shebang, including tomorrow’s Librarian’s Day events. Register here. For those […]

“Philly Storied City” Project Turns the Spotlight on Locals and Their Stories

“Philly Storied City” Project Turns the Spotlight on Locals and Their Stories

This blog post is part of an ongoing series made possible by a partnership between Short Édition, the Knight Foundation, and the Public Library Association. A unique collaboration between French publishing house Short Édition and several prominent organizations in Philadelphia delivers short stories to residents at the touch of a button. Many of those stories […]