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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 Linda Rui Feng, Daniel Aleman, Sabina Khan, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Linda Rui Feng, Daniel Aleman, Sabina Khan, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Series Nonfiction

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Series Nonfiction

The current issue of Booklist spotlights series nonfiction and features the Top 10 Series Nonfiction of the year and our annual Series Nonfiction Watch, which highlights a fun and informative look at board books. Inspired by the extraordinary life of Belle da Costa Greene and the new novel The Personal Librarian, by Marie Benedict and […]

Short Story Dispensers Add a Fresh Twist to Storytelling

Short Story Dispensers Add a Fresh Twist to Storytelling

The idea of “telling your story” is all the rage these days: you’re likely to hear it everywhere from professional conferences to self-help books. Yet neuroscience tells us that storytelling works. It paints a picture for the listener, conjuring enough emotion and empathy for them to suspend preconceived ideas and resistance for just a brief […]

Reviews of the Week with Shelly Anand, Zen Cho, Asha Bromfield, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Shelly Anand, Zen Cho, Asha Bromfield, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

The Latest Booklist: ALA’s 2021 Best Lists

The Latest Booklist: ALA’s 2021 Best Lists

The newest issue of Booklist, featuring ALA’s 2021 best lists, is now live! In it, you’ll find the best adult books from the Notable Books Council; the most notable children’s books from the Association for Library Service to Children; the best adult genre fiction from the Reading List Council; the Listen List, which showcases outstanding audio […]

Makerspace Monday: Saint Patrick’s Day

Makerspace Monday: Saint Patrick’s Day

Make your own luck with shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and rainbows on Saint Patrick’s Day this year.    Clover Shamrock Pop-Up Card Cut and fold paper with Jenny W. Chan’s Origami Tree video and make a pop-up card with a shamrock that opens into a paper box. Leprechaun Mask Make a leprechaun mask for […]