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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 […]

Best New Books: Week of November 17, 2020

Best New Books: Week of November 17, 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 Burning God, by R. F. Kuang ★ Eartheater, by Dolores Reyes and translated by Julia Sanches ★ Ink, by Jonathan Maberry ★ Matthew Henson and the Ice […]

2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals Shortlist Announced

2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the tenth annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has been announced. To see which three fiction and three nonfiction titles are still under consideration for the American Library Association’s first single-title medal given to books for adults, check out the links below! And be sure to join us […]

Reviews of the Week with David Yoon, Jamie Figueroa, Rebecca Mahoney, and More!

Reviews of the Week with David Yoon, Jamie Figueroa, Rebecca Mahoney, 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. The latest from best-selling authors plus the best in debut fiction make up this […]

Authors Unite for United for Libraries and the Association of Rural and Small Libraries

Authors Unite for United for Libraries and the Association of Rural and Small Libraries

One author was in London, another in Los Angeles, and the third was in Chicago, as was I. We all convened virtually on September 30, 2020, coming together as the United for Libraries Author Panel at the 2020 Association of Rural & Small Libraries Conference. I was honored by the invitation to moderate this discussion […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on First Novels

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on First Novels

The November 1&15 double issue of Booklist is now live! Our annual spotlight on first novels gets you all the best first works from a wealth of exciting new literary voices. Freshen up your reading lists with the year’s top 10 debut novels in adult fiction, books for youth, and audiobooks. Plus, Donna Seaman, having […]

Best New Books: Week of November 10, 2020

Best New Books: Week of November 10, 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 ★ Fires of Vengeance, by Evan Winter ★ A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem, by Manda Collins ★ The Law of Innocence, by Michael Connelly ★ The Office […]