Author Archive: Michael Ruzicka

Michael Ruzicka, Office Manager, was raised in suburban Los Angeles, received a BA in Creative Writing/Poetry at UC Santa Cruz, then moved to Birmingham, AL, where he spent five years owning an independent bookstore and earned an MLIS. He has brought his librarian skills to Vanderbilt’s Television News Archive, Battle Ground Academy, The Museum of Contemporary Art-Chicago, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Michael is very excited to be a part of Booklist and call Chicago his home.

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Reviews of the Week with Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, the Zhou Brothers, Jeffrey H. Jackson and More!

Reviews of the Week with Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, the Zhou Brothers, Jeffrey H. Jackson and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. As we shine our spotlight on the arts, make sure you catch the beautiful […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Arts

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Arts

The spotlight on the arts is now live! We are excited to bring you our annual glimpse at artistic media that flourish on and off the page. Catch up with this year’s top-10 lists for adult and youth art books. This year, Booklist contributing video reviewer Candace Smith also adds in a top-10 documentaries to […]

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Reviews of the Week with Laurel Flores Fantauzzo, Megan Rapinoe, Michael Leviton, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Laurel Flores Fantauzzo, Megan Rapinoe, Michael Leviton, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Audacious life stories spanning cultures and the stars in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheDay. Booklist wishes […]

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Reviews of the Week with Marcus Samuelsson, Nic Stone, Robert Paarlberg, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Marcus Samuelsson, Nic Stone, Robert Paarlberg, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Reading to enrich our food culture, environment, and society is the focus of this […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Food & Series Nonfiction
By September 29, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Food & Series Nonfiction

The latest October 1 Booklist issue is now live! We are always excited to celebrate our annual spotlights on food and series nonfiction. This year’s Top 10 Cookbooks are presented for your culinary delight, Annie Bostrom channel surfs her way through everyone’s favorite celebrity TV chefs in this list of read-alikes that will whet your […]

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Reviews of the Week with Kelly Quindlen, Julian Winters, Spike Carlsen, and More!
By September 25, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Reviews of the Week with Kelly Quindlen, Julian Winters, Spike Carlsen, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Teens in love and dynamic perspectives on current affairs are covered in this week’s […]

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Reviews of the Week with Manda Collins, Tracy Deonn, Amparo Ortiz, and More!
By September 18, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Reviews of the Week with Manda Collins, Tracy Deonn, Amparo Ortiz, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Strong heroines facing fantastic trials abound in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheDay. Booklist wishes you all […]

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Reviews of the Week with Zadie Smith, Kelly Yang, Olivia Dade, and More!
By September 11, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Reviews of the Week with Zadie Smith, Kelly Yang, Olivia Dade, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. This week’s #ReviewsOfTheDay celebrate bold voices from lauded authors and sharply written romance fiction. […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Romance, Focus on Sports, and Focus on Travel
By September 10, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Romance, Focus on Sports, and Focus on Travel

The special September 1 & 15 double issue of Booklist is now live. We are twice as excited for this issue’s spotlight on romance with focuses on sports and travel. Inside, we have top-10 lists of both the year’s best romance debuts and the year’s best romance novels for adult and youth readers. Be sure […]

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Reviews of the Week with Bridget Quinn, Mychal Denzel Smith, Claudia Rankine, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Bridget Quinn, Mychal Denzel Smith, Claudia Rankine, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. As we celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment and […]

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