Author Archive: Eleanor Roth

Ellie joins Booklist as a summer intern after completing her BA in writing from Wheaton College (IL). She's a reader of all things, a writer of YA and adult science fiction, and an editorial associate with Browne & Miller Literary Associates.

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Book Trailer Thursday: BELIEVE ME

From the J.P. Delaney, bestselling author of The Girl Before (2013), comes Believe Me, a twisty psychological thriller about a woman playing both sides of a murder investigation. The trailer features a changing checkerboard overlay as the novel is introduced: Claire Wright likes to play other people… to trap them in her web. Her rules are clear: Don’t get […]

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Best New Books: Week of August 14, 2018

Best New Books: Week of August 14, 2018

  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  Alien Virus Love Disaster: Stories, by Abbey Mei Otis  Ball Lightning, by Cixin Liu, tr. by Joel Martinsen  Don’t Eat Me, by Colin Cotterill  Don’t Send Flowers, by Martín Solares, tr. by Heather Cleary […]

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Best New Books: Week of August 7, 2018

Best New Books: Week of August 7, 2018

  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  Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine, by Kevin Wilson  Belleweather, by Susanna Kearsley  The Bouncer, by David Gordon  Conscience, by Alice Mattison  The Court Dancer, by Kyung-Sook Shin  The Distance Home, by Paula Saunders  If You […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE OF MAYBE

Jo Watson Hackl debuted last month with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe (Random), a middle-grade novel that places an art mystery in a Mississippi ghost town. The story is narrated by 12-year-old Cricket, who Booklist reviewer Carolyn Phelan describes as “idiosyncratic, intrepid, and wholly likable.” Cricket grew up hearing about a secret room, and when […]

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Best New Books: Week of July 30, 2018

Best New Books: Week of July 30, 2018

  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  Beautiful Exiles, by Meg Waite Clayton  Born to be Wilde, by Eloisa James  A Duke by Default, by Alyssa Cole  Fruit of the Drunken Tree, by Ingrid Rojas Contreras   Adult Nonfiction  […]

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Best New Books: Week of July 24, 2018

Best New Books: Week of July 24, 2018

  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 Noise Downstairs, by Linwood Barclay  BAD, by Chloé Esposito   Believe Me, by JP Delaney  The Day of the Dead, by Nicci French  Ghosted, by Rosie Walsh  Whistle in the Dark, by Emma Healey   […]

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Further Reading: Cursed Sarcophagi

Further Reading: Cursed Sarcophagi

Three weeks ago, archaeologists unearthed a sealed, 30-ton, black granite sarcophagus (and an alabaster bust) after some 2,000 years of presumably peaceful rest. Egyptian officials were eager to pry it open and peek inside, but citizens of the Internet were less enthused. Thinking logically, the Twittersphere pointed out the obvious: what if it’s cursed?! Warnings […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: THE STRANGE FASCINATIONS OF NOAH HYPNOTIK

David Arnold’s latest novel, The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik (Viking, May 2018), follows 16-year-old Noah Oakman as his quirky interests and highly specific observations intensify after he believes he’s been hypnotized. The live action trailer shows clips of Noah in various settings—at home, at a party, at the pool—all with his eyes closed as the world […]

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Best New Books: Week of July 16, 2018

Best New Books: Week of July 16, 2018

  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  Give Me Your Hand, by Megan Abbott  Kill the Farm Boy, by Delilah S. Dawson  The Mere Wife, by Maria Dahvana Headley  #Moonstruck, by Sariah Wilson  The Other Woman, by Daniel Silva  The Sinners, by […]

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Best New Books: Week of July 9, 2018

Best New Books: Week of July 9, 2018

  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  Clock Dance, by Anne Tyler  How to Keep a Secret, by Sarah Morgan  The Last Cruise, by Kate Christensen  My Year of Rest and Relaxation, by Ottessa Moshfegh  The Romanov Empress, by C. W. […]

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