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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 Manda Collins, Tracy Deonn, Amparo Ortiz, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Manda Collins, Tracy Deonn, Amparo Ortiz, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Strong heroines facing fantastic trials abound in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheDay. Booklist wishes you all […]

By September 18, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
10 Questions for Olivia Dade

10 Questions for Olivia Dade

Olivia Dade is a self-proclaimed nerd and book lover and her professional resume includes a master’s in American history, a job bringing that history to life in Colonial Williamsburg (costume included!), and experience working as a high school teacher and librarian (yay!). Dade credits stumbling across her mother’s secret stash of pirate-intensive romances as the […]

By September 16, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
LibraryReads October 2020 Picks

LibraryReads October 2020 Picks

Every month, library staff from across the country have the chance to vote on upcoming adult titles that they loved reading and cannot wait to share. Participation is open to everyone who works in a public library, whether they are senior staff or new arrivals, in any area of the library. LibraryReads is designed to […]

By September 15, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Best New Books: Week of September 15, 2020

Best New Books: Week of September 15, 2020

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 Awkward Black Man, by Walter Mosley ★ Homeland Elegies, by Ayad Akhtar ★ The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow, by Kim Vogel Sawyer ★ The Paris Secret, by […]

By September 15, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Comparing Notes on Publishing Equity and Inclusion Efforts

Comparing Notes on Publishing Equity and Inclusion Efforts

In 2015, Lee & Low released its first Diversity Baseline Survey (DBS), which collected concrete data on the diversity of the publishing workforce. DBS was inspired by surveys being conducted within the technology industry, specifically by the work of a software engineer named Tracy Chou, who wondered why her industry, one so closely tied to […]

By September 14, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
The Shelf Care Interview: Kim Johnson and Alex Aster

The Shelf Care Interview: Kim Johnson and Alex Aster

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Random House Children’s Books and Sourcebooks. We have a special installment today in honor of our yearlong Women in Focus celebration. In addition to this podcast, be sure to check out our […]

By September 14, 2020 0 Comments Read More →