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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 Eman Quotah, B. B. Alston, Sajni Patel, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Eman Quotah, B. B. Alston, Sajni Patel, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Dynamic debuts and fantastic tales abound in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheDay. Booklist wishes you all […]

Shelf Care, Episode #11: Games!

Shelf Care, Episode #11: Games!

Rebecca Strang, of the Naperville Public Library and ALA’s Games and Gaming Round Table, speaks to Susan Maguire about everything games in libraries, from sure bets for every age to finding reviews of hot new games. Then, Sarah Hunter turns the tables and interviews Susan about what she’s been reading—and chats about books her daughter […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Alex Sanchez

The Shelf Care Interview: Alex Sanchez

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Capstone. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Maggie Reagan talks to Alex Sanchez. Alex Sanchez has published nine novels, including the American Library Association’s Best Book for Young Adults Rainbow […]

By November 18, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Best New Books: Week of November 17, 2020

Best New Books: Week of November 17, 2020

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 Burning God, by R. F. Kuang ★ Eartheater, by Dolores Reyes and translated by Julia Sanches ★ Ink, by Jonathan Maberry ★ Matthew Henson and the Ice […]

2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals Shortlist Announced

2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the tenth annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has been announced. To see which three fiction and three nonfiction titles are still under consideration for the American Library Association’s first single-title medal given to books for adults, check out the links below! And be sure to join us […]

Reviews of the Week with David Yoon, Jamie Figueroa, Rebecca Mahoney, and More!

Reviews of the Week with David Yoon, Jamie Figueroa, Rebecca Mahoney, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The latest from best-selling authors plus the best in debut fiction make up this […]