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Best New Books: Week of June 18, 2018

Best New Books: Week of June 18, 2018

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 Dependents, by Katharine Dion  The Great Believers, by Rebecca Makkai  The Mermaid, by Christina Henry  The Myth of Perpetual Summer, by Susan Crandall  Wicked and the Wallflower, by Sarah MacLean  Witchmark, by C. L. […]

The Refugee Experience for Children and Young Adults

The Refugee Experience for Children and Young Adults

Editor’s note: Families are being separated at the border. Children are being held in concrete cages. Young readers who find themselves in better circumstances can learn about the refugee experience through this broad compendium of books, originally published as a two-part list in August of 2017.  The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for […]

Reviews of the Week, with Anne Tyler, David Lynch, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani and More!

Reviews of the Week, with Anne Tyler, David Lynch, Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani and More!

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from June 11–15 below.   Monday, July 11  Ghosted, by Rosie Walsh Sarah fell head over heels for Eddie the moment she saw him. A chance […]

July LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

July LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its July 2018 selections! Check out the ten 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 the ordering information. Please note that we have not yet had time […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Biography and Audiobook Showcase

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Biography and Audiobook Showcase

The June 1 & 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 394 new reviews and 12 new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe […]

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 […]