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The 2018 Bad Sex in Fiction Award Shortlist

The 2018 Bad Sex in Fiction Award Shortlist

Being a very talented writer does not necessarily mean that talent also spills forth into the fictional bedroom. As seen from the current shortlist of the 2018 Bad Sex in Fiction Prize, even Haruki Murakami can be shortsighted when it comes to the biological facts. His nominated passage may be too hot for daytime reading […]

Reviews of the Week with Christopher Goffard, Gregory Funaro, James Donovan, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Christopher Goffard, Gregory Funaro, James Donovan, 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 November 26–November 30 below.   Monday, November 26 Dirty John and Other True Stories of Outlaws and Outsiders, by Christopher Goffard Los Angeles […]

List & Shout: Twins Peak

List & Shout: Twins Peak

Twins Are All the Rage These Days This list originally appeared in the November 19, 2018, issue of Booklandia, our FREE newsletter devoted to young-adult and middle-grade lit (never in the same issue). The premise of List & Shout? We make a clever list of YA or MG trends, and you forward it to everyone […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Sci-Tech

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Sci-Tech

The December 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 321 new reviews and 6 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 […]

10 Questions for Maya Rodale

10 Questions for Maya Rodale

Best-selling and award-winning writer Maya Rodale discovered just how great a romance novel can be while in college when her mother insisted that she read one. Now the author of more than a dozen romances, a selection of novellas, and the nonfiction work Dangerous Books for Girls: The Bad Reputation of Romance Novels Explained, Maya […]

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Chicago Public Library Announces Best Books of 2018

Chicago Public Library Announces Best Books of 2018

The Chicago Public Library has announced their Best Books of 2018, chosen by our very own Chicago librarians. To follow are their choices for the ten best adult titles of the year—including the three finalists for this year’s Andrew Carnegie Award for Fiction—linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For a complete list of their favorite titles for adults, kids, […]

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