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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 […]

10 Questions for Beverly Jenkins

10 Questions for Beverly Jenkins

USA Today best-selling author Beverly Jenkins forever changed the literary landscape of historical romance in 1994 with the publication of her first book, Night Song, and since then, she has gone on to write more than 40 (and counting) historical and contemporary novels that celebrate the power of love and family. In addition to being […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Health & Wellness

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Health & Wellness

The latest issue of Booklist, with a Spotlight on Health & Wellness, is live. We have new top-10 lists for adult nonfiction and books for youth, both focusing on medical science, self-improvement, and global health issues. Donna Seaman has a very timely core collection covering the history of vaccines. Donna also got a chance to […]

Shelf Care Interview: Traci Sorell

Shelf Care Interview: Traci Sorell

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Lerner. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Julia Smith talks with author Traci Sorell about her picture book biography, Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer, […]

By February 17, 2021 0 Comments Read More →
Summer Scares, Who Cares?

Summer Scares, Who Cares?

I do! And it’s not just because I was the Middle-Grade Expert on the Summer Scares committee this year (not-so-humble-brag). It’s because the titles on the 2021 list are pretty darn fantastic, and summer reading season is just around the corner. Spooky, right? Fear not: Though Summer Scares includes books that will appeal to readers […]

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Reviews of the Week with Haruki Murakami, Corey Ann Haydu, Kate Reed Petty, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Haruki Murakami, Corey Ann Haydu, Kate Reed Petty, 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. Surreal and magical fiction, an interplanetary odyssey on audio, illustrated journalistic endeavors, and fantastic […]

Best New Books: Week of February 9, 2021

Best New Books: Week of February 9, 2021

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 Absolute Book, by Elizabeth Knox ★ The Burning Girls, by C. J. Tudor ★ The Delivery, by Peter Mendelsund ★ A Lady’s Formula for Love, by Elizabeth Everett ★ […]