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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National Book Award for Translated Literature 2019 Longlist Announced
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National Book Award for Translated Literature 2019 Longlist Announced

This morning, the National Book Foundation announced their second-ever longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature, the titles from which are linked to their Booklist reviews below. The three remaining longlists—one for poetry, nonfiction, and fiction—will be revealed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, respectively, so stay tuned for more literary excitement! The Barefoot Woman, […]

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October LibraryReads in Print and on Audio
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October LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its October 2019 selections! Check out the 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 and have provided ordering information, when available. Please note that we have not yet had […]

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National Book Award for Young People’s Literature 2019 Longlist Announced
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National Book Award for Young People’s Literature 2019 Longlist Announced

This morning, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the titles from which are linked to their Booklist reviews below. This marks the first longlist announcement of the week: the translated literature list will be announced tomorrow, poetry will be announced Wednesday, nonfiction will be announced […]

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Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of September 11, 2019
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Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of September 11, 2019

Happy Webinar Wednesday! At Booklist, the entire month of September is devoted to romance (speaking of, did you see contributor John Charles’s fabulous interview with author Minerva Spencer last week?) and with yesterday’s Romantic Reads webinar, sponsored by Sourcebooks, HarperCollins Publishers, Harlequin, and the Romance Writers of America, we kicked our celebration of all things […]

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Best New Books: Week of September 10, 2019
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Best New Books: Week of September 10, 2019

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 ★ Ducks, Newburyport, by Lucy Ellmann ★ Gideon the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir ★ The Last Train to London, by Meg Waite Clayton ★ The Nanny, by Gilly Macmillan […]

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Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of September 4, 2019

Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of September 4, 2019

Happy Webinar Wednesday! This week we offer an hour-long peek into the past, courtesy of Penguin Young Readers. In Hidden Histories: Highlighting Untold Stories from the Past, librarian Polli Kenn chats with four incredible historical fiction authors: Julie Berry, author of Lovely War; Rachel DeWoskin, author of Someday We Will Fly; Stacey Lee, author of […]

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2019 Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

2019 Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

The Booker Prize committee, having pared a 13-title longlist (released in July) down to just six books, announced the 2019 shortlist this morning. Find each of the titles below, linked to their Booklist reviews when available—and stay tuned to hear all about the winner on October 14! ★ 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange […]

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Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of August 28, 2019

Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of August 28, 2019

Happy Webinar Wednesday! This week we bring you two webinar recordings: Up and Away with Fall Series Nonfiction, sponsored by Amicus, Black Rabbit Books, The Creative Company, DK, and ReferencePoint Press; and Hittin’ the Books: Back to School Titles for Your Students, sponsored by Books on Tape, Scholastic Library Publishing, and Penguin Random House Canada. […]

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Best New Books: Week of August 27, 2019

Best New Books: Week of August 27, 2019

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 Better Man, by Louise Penny ★ A Door in the Earth, by Amy Waldman ★ Everything Inside, by Edwidge Danticat ★ Last Ones Left Alive, by Sarah […]

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Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of August 21, 2019

Wednesday Webinar Watch: Week of August 21, 2019

Happy Webinar Wednesday! It’s been three weeks since our last roundup, but never fear, we’re back in action. (In fact, we should probably mention there are many webinars on the horizon; a whopping eight will take place in the month of September alone.) This week we bring you Adult Announcements: Fall (and Winter) Faves, sponsored […]

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