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Reviews of the Day, 2018: Adult Books

Reviews of the Day, 2018: Adult Books

In a sense, every weekday is award day here at Booklist. Our Review of the Day highlights especially noteworthy titles by giving them the coveted front-and-center space on Booklist Online. We rotate adult, youth, and audio titles throughout the year, choosing each title, regardless of star status, to highlight the spotlight in the current issue […]

The Latest Booklist: Starred Reviews, 2018

The Latest Booklist: Starred Reviews, 2018

The December 15 issue of Booklist is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 176 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 you do subscribe but haven’t registered […]

Best New Books: Week of December 11, 2018

Best New Books: Week of December 11, 2018

Few books receive their debut in the weeks before Christmas; fewer still receive starred reviews in Booklist. This week, Jonathan Maberry claims bragging rights as the Best New Book, singular! (Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!)   Youth Fiction  Broken Lands, by Jonathan Maberry

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Reviews of the Week with Marlon James, Donna Leon, Julissa Arce, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Marlon James, Donna Leon, Julissa Arce, and More!

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from December 3–December 7 below.   Monday, December 3 Black Leopard, Red Wolf, by Marlon James The first installment in the Dark Star trilogy […]

2018 Thurber Prize Winner Announced

2018 Thurber Prize Winner Announced

As we recover from one family-focused holiday and are poised on the precipice of even more family time, it seems especially appropriate that Patrica Lockwood’s Priestdaddy was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor last night. Lockwood’s memoir of her move back, with husband in tow, to her childhood home in the rectory of her father-turned-priest […]

Best New Books: Week of December 4, 2018

Best New Books: Week of December 4, 2018

The following books, published this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!   Adult Fiction  At the End of the Century, by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala  The Blood, by E. S. Thomson  Broken Ground, by Val McDermid  The Dakota Winters, by Tom Barbash  Into the Night, by […]

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