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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 […]

Reviews of the Week with Joy Harjo, NoNieqa Ramos, Jacqueline Alcántara, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Joy Harjo, NoNieqa Ramos, Jacqueline Alcántara, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Mystery

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Mystery

It’s that time again: the latest issue of Booklist is live! Here at Booklist, May is always a time to shine the spotlight on mystery and crime fiction. Bill Ott, Booklist‘s resident crime fiction expert and former editor and publisher, will guide you through this year’s Top 10 Crime Fiction titles and a new Top […]

Shelf Care, Episode #14: Circ Stats, Bridgerton, and Other Library Business

Shelf Care, Episode #14: Circ Stats, Bridgerton, and Other Library Business

On this episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, host Susan Maguire talks to Karen Toonan, Collection Services Manager at the Naperville Public Library (IL) about how her library’s circulation changed during lockdown, and what she did about it; audio editor Heather Booth shares the five essentials of business books on audio; and adult books […]

Best New Books: Week of April 27, 2021

Best New Books: Week of April 27, 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 End of Men, by Christina Sweeney-Baird ★ The Music of Bees, by Eileen Garvin ★ Reunion Beach: Stories Inspired by Dorothea Benton Frank, by Elin Hilderbrand and Adriana Trigiani […]

Reviews of the Week with Arnée Flores, Eleanor Ray, Zen Cho, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Arnée Flores, Eleanor Ray, Zen Cho, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

Focus on Spanish-Language Short Stories Broadens Community Reach

Focus on Spanish-Language Short Stories Broadens Community Reach

This blog post is part of an ongoing series made possible by a partnership between Short Édition, the Knight Foundation, and the Public Library Association. The Glen Ellyn Public Library Short Story Dispenser became the first worldwide to offer short stories in Spanish. Here Executive Director Dawn Bussey discusses how—and details other ways the library […]