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February LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

February LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its February 2019 selections! Check out the titles chosen by librarians below, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read, we’ve hunted down the producers of the audio versions and have provided ordering information, when available. Please note that we have not yet had time […]

Best New Books: Week of January 15, 2019

Best New Books: Week of January 15, 2019

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 Far Field, by Madhuri Vijay  As Long as We Both Shall Live, by JoAnn Chaney  The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill, by James Charlesworth  To Keep the Sun Alive, […]

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Reviews of the Week with Verlie Hutchens, Don Winslow, Laurie Halse Anderson, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Verlie Hutchens, Don Winslow, Laurie Halse Anderson, 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 January 7–January 11 below.   Monday, January 7 Trees, by Verlie Hutchens and illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong Free verse poems succinctly extol […]

The Latest Booklist: Editors’ Choice, 2018

The Latest Booklist: Editors’ Choice, 2018

Happy New Year from Booklist! After months of toiling over the selection of the year’s best books, we can finally reveal the January 1 & 15 Editors’ Choice issue, which features editor-selected best-of lists for adult books, books for youth, adult books for young adults, audio for adults, and audio for youth. Also featured are our annual […]

Authors on Tap: Keir Graff to Interview Bryan Gruley over a Beer in Oak Park, IL

Authors on Tap: Keir Graff to Interview Bryan Gruley over a Beer in Oak Park, IL

As part of Authors on Tap, an interview series sponsored by Oak Park, Illinois, independent bookstore The Book Table, Booklist Executive Editor Keir Graff will join author Bryan Gruley on Wednesday, January 16 at the BeerShop (1026 North Blvd., Oak Park, IL) to discuss Gruley’s latest novel, Bleak Harbor. Gruley, a lifelong journalist who was […]

2018 National Jewish Book Awards Announced

2018 National Jewish Book Awards Announced

The National Jewish Book Awards are North America’s longest-running awards program in the field of Jewish literature. Launched in 1950, they promote the reading of Jewish literature and inspire writers to continue its lasting legacy. Selected winners are listed below, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. The full list of winners and finalists can be found […]