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 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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Best New Books: Week of July 28, 2020

Best New Books: Week of July 28, 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 Care and Feeding of Waspish Widows, by Olivia Waite ★ Everything Here Is Under Control, by Emily Adrian ★ I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, by […]

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Best New Books: Week of July 21, 2020

Best New Books: Week of July 21, 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 ★ Annihilation Aria, by Michael R. Underwood ★ Ashes of the Sun, by Django Wexler ★ The Big Book of Modern Fantasy, edited by by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff […]

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Best New Books: Week of July 14, 2020

Best New Books: Week of July 14, 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 Adventure Zone: Petals to the Metal, by Clint Mcelroy and others and illustrated by Carey Pietsch ★ Blacktop Wasteland, by S. A. Cosby ★ Crooked Hallelujah, by […]

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Best New Books: Week of July 7, 2020

Best New Books: Week of July 7, 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 Beautifully Foolish Endeavor, by Hank Green ★ The Book of Dragons, edited by Jonathan Strahan ★ Boyfriend Material, by Alexis Hall ★ The Color of Air, by […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 30, 2020

Best New Books: Week of June 30, 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 ★ Blue Ticket, by Sophie Mackintosh ★ Dark August, by Katie Tallo ★ The Finders, by Jeffrey B. Burton Adult Nonfiction ★ Queens of the Resistance: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, by […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 23, 2020

Best New Books: Week of June 23, 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 Angel of the Crows, by Katherine Addison ★ A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians, by H. G. Parry ★ Party of Two, by Jasmine Guillory ★ […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 16, 2020

Best New Books: Week of June 16, 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 ★ Bluebeard’s First Wife, by Seong-nan Ha and translated by Janet Hong ★ Cactus Jack, by Brad Smith ★ Hella, by David Gerrold ★ How the Penguins Saved Veronica, […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 9, 2020

Best New Books: Week of June 9, 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 Bitter and Sweet of Cherry Season, by Molly Fader ★ Dance Away with Me, by Susan Elizabeth Phillips ★ The Distant Dead, by Heather Young ★ Echo […]

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