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Obscure Holiday Book Roundup: National Love a Tree Day

Obscure Holiday Book Roundup: National Love a Tree Day

May 16 is National Love a Tree Day! And we’re celebrating with a list of children’s books that feature individual trees worthy of your love. We’ve got magical trees, sentient trees, talking trees, special-but-nonetheless-treelike-trees, and we even have some good ol’ nonfiction trees! Whether you love them or love to hate them, show our floral […]

Get to Know the Centuries & Sleuths Mystery Discussion Group

Get to Know the Centuries & Sleuths Mystery Discussion Group

Leader/Organizer: Augie Aleksy and John Cline Years of operation: 1992 to Present *      *      * Tell us about your book group. We’re a casual group that enjoys each other’s company, but we don’t always agree on the value of the mystery novel/author we’ve just read and are discussing. (The taste of the group […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Crafts and Gardening

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Crafts and Gardening

We here at Booklist long for those clear, sunny days of spring, so we are extra excited about our annual Spotlight on Crafts and Gardening, which is now live! Annie Bostrom not only offers a fresh crop of Top 10 Crafts & Gardening Books, she also plants some great ideas for adding botanical crafting read-likes […]

Best New Books: Week of May 14, 2019

Best New Books: Week of May 14, 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 ★ America Was Hard to Find, by Kathleen Alcott ★ The Den, by Abi Maxwell ★ Disappearing Earth, by Julia Phillips ★ Lanny, by Max Porter ★ The Laws of […]

Reviews of the Week with Cara Black, Randy Ribay, Michael Connelly, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Cara Black, Randy Ribay, Michael Connelly, 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. The spirited and spot-on narration of a beloved mystery series; Aimée Leduc’s nineteenth adventure, complete with international politics and familial intrigue; a stunning exploration of Filipino history and […]

Get to Know the Gwinnett County Public Library “Novel Crimes” Book Group

Get to Know the Gwinnett County Public Library “Novel Crimes” Book Group

Leader/Organizer: Danny Hanbery, Supervisory Librarian, Gwinnett County Public Library, Collins Hill Branch Years of operation: 2.5 *      *      * Tell us about your book group.  We wanted to start a book group, and in libraries, a lot of our circulation comes from the mystery section. As a mystery reader myself, I decided I’d try to […]