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Reviews of the Week with Rajia Hassib, Brandy Colbert, Benjamin Moser, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Rajia Hassib, Brandy Colbert, Benjamin Moser, 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. A step-by-step collection of projects for young makers; an Egyptologist’s investigation into a family tragedy and the guarded secrets it reveals; another fresh coming-of-age story from one of […]

Booklist at ALA’s Annual Conference in Washington, DC

Booklist at ALA’s Annual Conference in Washington, DC

In just over a week, Booklisters will be heading to Washington, DC, for ALA’s Annual Conference! Be sure to swing by booth #1325 for book giveaways, two meet and greets (details below), Bloody Marys, a graphic-novel inspired doodle fest, readers’-advisory paper fortune tellers, 18 x 24 posters displaying the 50 Best Middle-Grade Novels of the […]

Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of June 12, 2019

Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of June 12, 2019

Readers, let’s talk hashtags. When it comes to days of the week, there’s #MondayMotivation, #TuesdayTips, #ThrowbackThursday, and #FridayFeeling, to name four of approximately thousands. But how do we properly commend Wednesdays (you know, in addition to the usual declarations of love offered by #WCWs)? From this point forward, Wednesdays at Booklist will mean handy roundups […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Biography and Audiobook Showcase

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Biography and Audiobook Showcase

Our June 1 & 15 double issue of Booklist is now live! The annual Spotlight on Biography shines with the very best of this year, featuring two top 10 lists for adult and youth biographies. Plus, acclaimed author Nikki Grimes talks with Booklist reviewer Enishia Davenport about her forthcoming memoir, Ordinary Hazards. And in the […]

Best New Books: Week of June 11, 2019

Best New Books: Week of June 11, 2019

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 ★ Air Logic, by Laurie J. Marks ★ The Darwin Affair, by Tim Mason ★ The Friend Zone, by Abby Jimenez ★ Mrs. Everything, by Jennifer Weiner ★ Sisters […]

Turning Up the Volume from 3 to 10: Talking with Blake Crouch

Turning Up the Volume from 3 to 10: Talking with Blake Crouch

Blake Crouch is the best-selling author of more than a dozen novels, and several of his genre- and mind-bending projects have been adapted for film and television. His Wayward Pines trilogy, which begins with the star-reviewed Pines, was adapted into a television series for FOX; he is the creator of the TNT show Good Behavior, […]