Author Archive: Briana Shemroske

Briana Shemroske is Booklist's Marketing Associate. She graduated with a BA from Lake Forest College where she studied English Writing and Art History. In her free time she can be found eating cheeseburgers, frolicking with her schnoodle, Moritz, and feebly attempting to play board games. Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_Briana.

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Best New Books: Week of March 31, 2020

Best New Books: Week of March 31, 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 ★ Days of Distraction, by Alexandra Chang ★ The Other Bennet Sister, by Janice Hadlow Adult Nonfiction ★ Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight against the Drug […]

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Best New Books: Week of March 24, 2020

Best New Books: Week of March 24, 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 ★ A Bond Undone, by Jin Yong and translated by Gigi Chang ★ The City We Became, by N. K. Jemisin ★ The Empress of Salt and Fortune, by […]

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Buying Local: 16 Indie Bookstores to Support from Home

Buying Local: 16 Indie Bookstores to Support from Home

With you, your patrons, and your loved ones spending more time at home during this difficult period, it is of utmost importance for us here at Booklist to provide you with resources that keep you connected, informed, and hopeful about the world around us. These resources, however, won’t be complete without feedback from you, our […]

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Best New Books: Week of March 17, 2020

Best New Books: Week of March 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 ★ 88 Names, by Matt Ruff ★ After Me Comes the Flood, by Sarah Perry ★ Are Snakes Necessary?, by Brian De Palma and Susan Lehman ★ A Conspiracy […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds

The Shelf Care Interview: Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Maggie Reagan talks to Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds. Ibram X. Kendi, a professor of history and […]

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Best New Books: Week of March 10, 2020

Best New Books: Week of March 10, 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 ★ Condor, by M. L. Buchman ★ The Gringa, by Andrew Altschul ★ Hammer to Fall, by John Lawton ★ Line of Sight, by James Queally ★ The Mirror […]

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I Have a Plan: Women in Politics

I Have a Plan: Women in Politics

This morning, following a disappointing turnout in Tuesday’s primaries, Elizabeth Warren announced she would be ending her bid for the presidency. Known as the “woman with a plan,” Warren inspired voters across the U.S. with her detailed policy proposals and incisive wit. Today, in honor of Women’s History Month—and all the women with plans throughout […]

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2020 Audie Award Winners

2020 Audie Award Winners

Last night, the Audio Publishers Association held the twenty-fifth annual Audie Awards ceremony, which “recognizes outstanding achievement from authors, narrators, publishers, and producers across a wide array of genres and categories,” at Guastavino’s in New York City. Twenty-four winners were announced, all of which you can find below. Congratulations to all! Audiobook of the Year […]

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Best New Books: Week of March 3, 2020

Best New Books: Week of March 3, 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 ★ Barn 8, by Deb Olin Unferth ★ Blackwood, by Michael Farris Smith ★ The Book of Kane and Margaret, by Kiik Araki-Kawaguchi ★ Coming Up for Air, by […]

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Best New Books: Week of February 25, 2020

Best New Books: Week of February 25, 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 ★ 142 Ostriches, by April Dávila ★ Apeirogon, by Colum McCann ★ The Lost Diary of M, by Paul Wolfe ★ Oona Out of Order, by Margarita Montimore ★ […]

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