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Best New Books: Week of July 15, 2019

Best New Books: Week of July 15, 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 ★ At Dusk, by Sok-yong Hwang and translated by Sora Kim-Russell ★ Beirut Hellfire Society, by Rawi Hage ★ The Bird Boys, by Lisa Sandlin ★ The Eagle Has […]

August LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

August LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its August 2019 selections! Check out the titles chosen by librarians below, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read, we’ve hunted down the producers of the audio versions and have provided ordering information, when available. Please note that we have not yet had […]

Reviews of the Week with George Takei, Tillie Walden, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and More!

Reviews of the Week with George Takei, Tillie Walden, Ta-Nehisi Coates, 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 necessary graphic memoir about the forced internment of Japanese Americans during WWII; the artful journey of two runaways for a safe place to call home; the surreal […]

Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of July 10, 2019

Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of July 10, 2019

Oh hey, webinar watchers! It’s been a while. But we’re officially back from our hectic Annual Conference-induced webinar hiatus—and just in time for Graphic Novels in Libraries Month, a program devoted to providing librarians with the tools they need to select, curate, and promote graphic titles for patrons of all ages. In addition to generous […]

Best New Books: Week of July 9, 2019

Best New Books: Week of July 9, 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 ★ The Bookish Life of Nina Hill, by Abbi Waxman ★ The Chain, by Adrian McKinty ★ The Enlightenment of Bees, by Rachel Linden ★ King of the Mississippi, […]

Reviews of the Week with Edwidge Danticat, Adrian McKinty, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Edwidge Danticat, Adrian McKinty, 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 haunting short story collection that focuses on urgent contemporary issues; a youth-centered adaptation of the history of Indigenous people in the United States; a frightening and dark […]