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 October 20, 2020

Best New Books: Week of October 20, 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 ★ Death and the Maiden, by Samantha Norman and Ariana Franklin ★ Nothing Short of Wondrous, by Regina Scott ★ The Silence, by Don DeLillo ★ To Hold Up […]

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Best New Books: Week of September 29, 2020
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Best New Books: Week of September 29, 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 ★ All Scot and Bothered, by Kerrigan Byrne ★ Battle Ground, by Jim Butcher ★ The Book of Lamps and Banners, by Elizabeth Hand ★ Come Home, Indio, by […]

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Best New Books: Week of September 22, 2020
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Best New Books: Week of September 22, 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 ★ Daughters of the Wild, by Natalka Burian ★ Fauna, by Christiane Vadnais and translated by Pablo Strauss ★ Hench, by Natalie Zina Walschots ★ The Resurrection of Fulgencio […]

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Best New Books: Week of September 15, 2020
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Best New Books: Week of September 15, 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 Awkward Black Man, by Walter Mosley ★ Homeland Elegies, by Ayad Akhtar ★ The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow, by Kim Vogel Sawyer ★ The Paris Secret, by […]

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Best New Books: Week of September 8, 2020

Best New Books: Week of September 8, 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 Big Door Prize, by M. O. Walsh ★ Monogamy, by Sue Miller ★ One by One, by Ruth Ware ★ What Are You Going Through, by Sigrid […]

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Best New Books: Week of September 1, 2020

Best New Books: Week of September 1, 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 ★ All the Devils Are Here, by Louise Penny ★ A Girl Is a Body of Water, by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi ★ The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus, by Jaime […]

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Best New Books: Week of August 25, 2020

Best New Books: Week of August 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 ★ Ink & Sigil: From the World of the Iron Druid Chronicles, by Kevin Hearne ★ The Memory of Souls, by Jenn Lyons ★ Sisters, by Daisy Johnson ★ […]

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Best New Books: Week of August 11, 2020

Best New Books: Week of August 11, 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 Boy in the Field, by Margot Livesey ★ Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey, by Kathleen Rooney ★ Cry of Metal & Bone, by L. Penelope ★ Driftwood, […]

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Best New Books: Week of August 4, 2020

Best New Books: Week of August 4, 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 Death of Vivek Oji, by Akwaeke Emezi ★ The Eighth Detective, by Alex Pavesi ★ Harrow the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir ★ In the Valley: Stories and […]

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Bookmakers: Kat Leyh’s Snapdragon

Bookmakers: Kat Leyh’s Snapdragon

In this spellbinding tale of a feisty young girl, Snap, and her bond with the enigmatic town loner, the magic of the natural world slowly seeps into everyday life. Lucky for readers, the magic of Snapdragon isn’t confined to Snap’s small town; it emanates from Leyh’s bright, energetic illustrations; heartwarming dialogue; and moving portrayals of love, identity, and […]

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