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 November 24, 2020

Best New Books: Week of November 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 ★ Notorious, by Minerva Spencer ★ The Thirty Names of Night, by Zeyn Joukhadar Adult Nonfiction ★ Tom Seaver: A Terrific Life, by Bill Madden

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Chicago Public Library Announces Best Books of 2020

Chicago Public Library Announces Best Books of 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: list time! And here to kick off another magical season of must-read roundups is Chicago Public Library, with their annual Best Books of 2020, announced yesterday. To peruse the top 20 (you know, for 2020) adult titles of the year, selected by Chicago librarians, see below—and for […]

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Best New Books: Week of November 17, 2020

Best New Books: Week of November 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 ★ The Burning God, by R. F. Kuang ★ Eartheater, by Dolores Reyes and translated by Julia Sanches ★ Ink, by Jonathan Maberry ★ Matthew Henson and the Ice […]

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Best New Books: Week of November 10, 2020

Best New Books: Week of November 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 ★ Fires of Vengeance, by Evan Winter ★ A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem, by Manda Collins ★ The Law of Innocence, by Michael Connelly ★ The Office […]

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Best New Books: Week of November 3, 2020

Best New Books: Week of November 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 ★ The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020, edited by Diana Gabaldon and John Joseph Adams ★ The Best American Short Stories 2020, edited by Heidi Pitlor and […]

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Best New Books: Week of October 27, 2020

Best New Books: Week of October 27, 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 Cold Millions, by Jess Walter ★ Inside Story, by Martin Amis ★ Jane in Love, by Rachel Givney ★ Memorial, by Bryan Washington ★ Rescue You, by […]

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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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