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2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Shortlist Announced

2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Shortlist Announced

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation has announced the 2018 finalists for its annual awards in fiction and nonfiction. Dedicated to “recognizing the power of literature to promote peace and reconciliation,” the prize will be awarded on September 18. To follow is a complete list of finalists, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For more […]

Reviews of the Week, with Tana French, Nick Mamatas, Neal Shusterman, and More!

Reviews of the Week, with Tana French, Nick Mamatas, Neal Shusterman, and More!

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from August 6–10 below.   Monday, August 6 The Witch Elm, by Tana French French, author of the award-winning Dublin Murder Squad series, delivers a spellbinding […]

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September LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

September LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its September 2018 selections! Check out the ten titles chosen by librarians below, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read, we’ve hunted down the producers of the audio versions when available and have provided ordering information. Please note that we have not yet had […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy and Horror

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy and Horror

The August issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 389 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 do subscribe but haven’t registered for […]

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2018 RITA Winners Announced

2018 RITA Winners Announced

Yesterday, the Romance Writers of America (RWA) announced the 2018 winners of the RITA Awards, honoring works of outstanding romance fiction. Named after the first president of the RWA, Rita Clay Estrada, the awards were given to the following titles, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For more information, click here.   Best First Book Take the […]

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Reviews of the Week with Eoin Colfer, Jill Lepore, Nie Jun, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Eoin Colfer, Jill Lepore, Nie Jun, and More!

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from July 9–13 below.   Monday, July 9  Illegal, by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Giovanni Rigano Ten-year-old Ebo and his older brother, Kwame, endure a harrowing […]

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August LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

August LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its August 2018 selections! Check out the ten titles chosen by librarians below, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read, we’ve hunted down the producers of the audio versions when available and have provided ordering information. Please note that we have not yet had […]

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Reviews of the Week, with Heid E. Erdrich, Sarah Jane Marsh, Eliza Griswold, and More!

Reviews of the Week, with Heid E. Erdrich, Sarah Jane Marsh, Eliza Griswold, and More!

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from July 2–6 below.   Monday, July 2  New Poets of Native Nations, edited by Heid E. Erdrich Indigenous storytelling and poetry have flourished for millennia […]

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Reviews of the Week, with Ling Ma, Maria Dahvana Headley, Deb Caletti, and More!

Reviews of the Week, with Ling Ma, Maria Dahvana Headley, Deb Caletti, and More!

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from June 25–29 below.   Monday, June 25  The Mere Wife, by Maria Dahvana Headley Headley’s (Aerie, 2016) fourth novel is a stunner: a darkly electric reinterpretation […]

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Publishing U: Writing Neurodivergent Characters

Publishing U: Writing Neurodivergent Characters

Our readers are often curious about the process of writing books, and we’re happy to provide access to the experts! In this installment of our Publishing U series, IPPY Award-winner author of historical fiction James Markert (All Things Bright and Strange, The Angel’s Share) discusses the issue of how to write a character with autism.  When we consider the term […]

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