The Latest Booklist: Editors’ Choice, 2018

Happy New Year from Booklist! After months of toiling over the selection of the year’s best books, we can finally reveal the January 1 & 15 Editors’ Choice issue, which features editor-selected best-of lists for adult books, books for youth, adult books for young adults, audio for adults, and audio for youth. Also featured are our annual Top of the List winners—our section editors’ most favorite favorites—and an interview with Linda Bailey and Júlia Sardà, creators of this year’s Top of the List picture book, Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein​.

Be sure to also check out Michael Cart’s glimpse at the past decade’s best YA titles, Mary Burkey’s survey of political audiobooks, and Bill Ott’s annual list of Booklisters’ best personal reading.

You’ll find the above, along with 332 new reviews and 10 new feature articles and lists, at Booklist Online, where Booklist’s January 1 & 15 issue is now live! 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!

Start 2019 with all the great recommended reading from 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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