The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Health & Wellness

The latest issue of Booklist, with a Spotlight on Health & Wellness, is live. We have new top-10 lists for adult nonfiction and books for youth covering medical science, self-improvement, and global health issues. In the latest Writers & Readers, practicing physician and author Carol Cassella reveals literature influenced by her chosen field, medicine. Youth and teen librarian Danielle Jones offers a wealth of mental health resources to share with younger library patrons. Maggie Reagan explores the right to choose and women’s reproductive rights in YA literature, with special attention to the star-reviewed Jane against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights.

Also in this issue is our annual Spring Audiobook Preview, compiled by Biz Hyzy. Finally, longtime Booklist reviewer Don Crinklaw features some western crime read-alikes to accompany the latest C. J. Box thriller,
Long Range.

The February 15 issue of Booklist is live on Booklist Online, where you’ll find all of these new features and articles, along with 313 new reviews. Most 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 but haven’t registered for access, you can take care of that today!

You can also find the complete magazine online! Booklist’s digital edition of the February 15 issue is live. It’s a great way to explore the magazine from your iPhone, iPad, tablet, Samsung Galaxy, or any other internet-connected device. With the digital issue, subscribers will now get print, online, digital, and archival access to the 22 Booklist and four Book Links issues each year! Visit



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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