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 July 21, 2021

Best New Books: Week of July 21, 2021

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 Book of Accidents, by Chuck Wendig ★ False Witness, by Karin Slaughter ★ Intimacies, by Katie Kitamura ★ The Man with the Silver Saab, by Alexander McCall Smith ★ […]

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Best New Books: Week of July 7, 2021

Best New Books: Week of July 7, 2021

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 ★ Alec, by William di Canzio ★ All Our Shimmering Skies, by Trent Dalton ★ An Ambush of Widows, by Jeff Abbott ★ Build Your House around My Body, by Violet […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 30, 2021

Best New Books: Week of June 30, 2021

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 ★ Dead by Dawn, by Paul Doiron ★ The Personal Librarian, by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray ★ Someone to Cherish, by Mary Balogh ★ The Vixen, by Francine Prose […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 23, 2021

Best New Books: Week of June 23, 2021

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 Sparta, by Claire Heywood ★ Dream Girl, by Laura Lippman ★ This Shining Life, by Harriet Kline ★ What a Dog Knows, by Susan Wilson Adult Nonfiction ★ […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 16, 2021

Best New Books: Week of June 16, 2021

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 ★ And Then the Gray Heaven, by RE Katz ★ The Cape Doctor, by E. J. Levy ★ The Killing Hills, by Chris Offutt ★ The Maidens, by Alex Michaelides ★ […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 8, 2021

Best New Books: Week of June 8, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ A Dark and Secret Place, by Jen Williams ★ The Disappearing Act, by Catherine Steadman ★ The Jasmine Throne, by Tasha Suri ★ Legends of the North Cascades, […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 1, 2021

Best New Books: Week of June 1, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Bewilderness, by Karen Tucker ★ The Eagle’s Claw, by Jeff Shaara ★ How to Kidnap the Rich, by Rahul Raina ★ Lizzie & Dante, by Mary Bly ★ […]

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Best New Books: Week of May 25, 2021

Best New Books: Week of May 25, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Against the Law, by David Gordon ★ The Apocalypse Seven, by Gene Doucette ★ The Blacktongue Thief, by Christopher Buehlman ★ The Cave Dwellers, by Christina McDowell ★ […]

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“Philly Storied City” Project Turns the Spotlight on Locals and Their Stories

“Philly Storied City” Project Turns the Spotlight on Locals and Their Stories

This blog post is part of an ongoing series made possible by a partnership between Short Édition, the Knight Foundation, and the Public Library Association. A unique collaboration between French publishing house Short Édition and several prominent organizations in Philadelphia delivers short stories to residents at the touch of a button. Many of those stories […]

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Best New Books: Week of May 18, 2021

Best New Books: Week of May 18, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ The Album of Dr. Moreau, by Daryl Gregory ★ And the Stars Kept Watch, by Peter Friedrichs ★ Fictional Father, by Joe Ollmann ★ Phase Six, by Jim […]

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