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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 […]

Reviews of the Week with Kacen Callender, Maggie O’Farrell, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Kacen Callender, Maggie O’Farrell, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. It’s been a short but eventful week. This week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek highlight brave self-discovery, COVID-19 facts and best practices for young readers, and a timely, […]

Best New Books: Week of May 26, 2020

Best New Books: Week of May 26, 2020

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 ★ The Death of Jesus, by J. M. Coetzee ★ The Jane Austen Society, by Natalie Jenner ★ The Shooting at Château Rock, by Martin Walker ★ Something to […]

Reviews of the Week with Martha McPhee, Suzanne Collins, Gail Tsukiyama, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Martha McPhee, Suzanne Collins, Gail Tsukiyama, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. This collection of titles, featuring a smattering of reviews from our latest spotlight on historical fiction, plus the most anticipated titles already available, emphasizes […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlights on Reference and Historical Fiction

The Latest Booklist: Spotlights on Reference and Historical Fiction

With you, your patrons, and your loved ones spending more time at home during this difficult period, it is of utmost importance for us here at Booklist to provide you with resources that keep you connected, informed, and hopeful about the world around us. Would you like to see specific topics explored through webinars, blog posts, podcasts, […]

Best New Books: Week of May 19, 2020

Best New Books: Week of May 19, 2020

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 ★ Latitudes of Longing, by Shubhangi Swarup ★ Rodham, by Curtis Sittenfeld ★ Rule, by Rowenna Miller ★ Say Yes to the Duke, by Eloisa James ★ The Silence, […]

Makerspace Monday: Showing Gratitude

Makerspace Monday: Showing Gratitude

Next Monday is Memorial Day, the unofficial beginning of summer. As the school year sputters to an end, the stress of trying to homeschool will soon be replaced by the stressful reality that summer camp may be canceled, too. What to do? “What if there were a solution to stress that involves nothing more than […]