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Reviews of the Day, 2018: Books for Youth

Reviews of the Day, 2018: Books for Youth

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 […]

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 […]

Big Girl, You Are Beautiful: Six Post-Dumplin’ Reads

Big Girl, You Are Beautiful: Six Post-Dumplin’ Reads

Willowdean, the protagonist of Julie Murphy’s Dumplin‘ (2015), never set out to be the “Joan of Arc of fat girls.” Yet three years after Dumplin‘s release, Willowdean remains the poster child for fat positivity in YA, with readers of all ages ready to ride under her banner of self-acceptance and fabulousness. The novel’s film adaptation, starring Danielle Macdonald and […]