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Booklist at ALA Annual!

Booklist at ALA Annual!

We here at Booklist are headed to the Big Easy for ALA Annual. Catch us at booth #3431, where you can score Booklist buttons, Book Club Central pins and, as ever, some sweet temporary tattoos. The hungry can munch on tiny chocolate versions of this year’s Carnegie shortlist titles. We’ll be giving away the most recent issue of […]

Stump the President: The War of 1812

Stump the President: The War of 1812

  Yesterday, in a call to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Trump accused Canada of burning down the White House in the War of 1812. Students of history will know that British forces were actually the ones responsible. Let’s face it: a perilously small number of us are students of history. Luckily, through the […]

Book Trailer Thursday: THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE

Book Trailer Thursday: THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE

From UK author Lauren James (The Next Together series) comes a new intergalactic romantic thriller, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe. Published in the UK in September 2017 by Walker Books, The Loneliest Girl arrives in the US from HarperTeen next month. Sixteen-year old Romy, the orphaned daughter of two astronauts and the sole survivor […]

Summer Reading Bingo!

Summer Reading Bingo!

Memorial Day is over, and all the summer reading lists are out. So grab your lemonade, hit the beach, and play Summer Reading Bingo along with us.

Further Reading: Grifters

Further Reading: Grifters

  Yesterday, writing for The New Yorker, Jia Tolentino declared it “grifter season,” citing an excellent feature in The Cut about Anna Delvey, a young woman posing as a German heiress, now in prison, and the recent publication of John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, an absolutely tremendous book about Stanford dropout […]

Cover Trend Alert: Dear Authors, We See What You’re Up To

Cover Trend Alert: Dear Authors, We See What You’re Up To

Good things come in threes—the number used to define a bona fide trend (even if it’s years in the making). With the publication today of Adrienne Kisner’s Dear Rachel Maddow, it’s time to inform you that our dear authors are using epistolary titles with celebrity recipients: Publishers Marketplace also recently announced the acquisition of We Love Anderson […]