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Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of August 21, 2019

Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of August 21, 2019

Happy Webinar Wednesday! It’s been three weeks since our last roundup, but never fear, we’re back in action. (In fact, we should probably mention there are many webinars on the horizon; a whopping eight will take place in the month of September alone.) This week we bring you Adult Announcements: Fall (and Winter) Faves, sponsored […]

Best New Books: Week of August 20, 2019

Best New Books: Week of August 20, 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 ★ Carnegie Hill, by Jonathan Vatner ★ The Cold Way Home, by Julia Keller ★ Echoes: The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories, edited by Ellen Datlow ★ The Last […]

Reviews of the Week with Geoff Rodkey, K. Eason, Tochi Onyebuchi, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Geoff Rodkey, K. Eason, Tochi Onyebuchi, 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. A nonbinary hero’s attempt to save humanity, extraordinarily narrated; the edgy adventures of a not-in-distress princess who has the ability to see through façades; a sci-fi adventure about […]

Talking with Claudia Rebaza: Part Three

Talking with Claudia Rebaza: Part Three

Welcome to Part Three of my interview with Claudia Rebaza from the Organization for Transformative Works, which operates Archive of Our Own, quite possibly the internet’s largest noncommercial repository for fan-related fiction, art, videos, etc. We’ve talked about what it is and how it’s organized, and now we’re going to talk about why people enjoy […]

September LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

September LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its September 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 […]

When All the Words Are Magic

When All the Words Are Magic

This past year was a big year for my family: my oldest son finished kindergarten, and his teacher deserves her place in the pantheon of great kindergarten teachers. (My son will proudly explain that she is The Best.) My own amazing kindergarten teacher, Ms. Goldie, is someone whose name frequently comes up in family conversation. […]

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