The Latest Booklist: Starred Reviews, 2018

Booklist cover - December 15, 2018The December 15 issue of Booklist is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 176 new reviews and 10 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 you do subscribe but haven’t registered for access, you can take care of that today!

Exclusive to print subscribers, the Starred Reviews issue contains every single starred title published in 2018 along with a short annotation. We launched this special issue last year with resounding success. As one year unfolds into the next and certain books are cropping up on prominent “Best” lists, it is with pride that we present this accumulation of all the stellar works we found deserving of our highest praise. Even if you don’t receive Booklist, you can check out sidebar lists of 2018 starred Books for Youth categorized by humorous tales, the color blue, and the justice system. Also, Michael Cart chimes in with his own list of selected starred reviews in the latest “Carte Blanche.”

With the Carnegie Medals announcement approaching this January, this issue includes recommended books from our finalists in fiction and nonfiction; Esi EdugyanRebecca MakkaiTommy OrangeFrancisco CantúKiese Laymon, and Beth Macy.

Give the gift of reading this season and start with this incredible star-filled issue of Booklist!



About the Author:

Michael Ruzicka, Office Manager, was raised in suburban Los Angeles, received a BA in Creative Writing/Poetry at UC Santa Cruz, then moved to Birmingham, AL, where he spent five years owning an independent bookstore and earned an MLIS. He has brought his librarian skills to Vanderbilt’s Television News Archive, Battle Ground Academy, The Museum of Contemporary Art-Chicago, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Michael is very excited to be a part of Booklist and call Chicago his home.

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