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 Katie Tallo, Rory Power, Michael Elias, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Katie Tallo, Rory Power, Michael Elias, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review 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. Our issue’s spotlight on crime and mystery fiction still shines as we reveal hidden pasts, nefarious plans, and dogged investigations in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek. […]

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Reviews of the Week with Joyce Carol Oates, Deb Caletti, S. A. Cosby, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Joyce Carol Oates, Deb Caletti, S. A. Cosby, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review 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. Time for intrigue, thrills, and exciting twists as we shine our issue spotlight on crime and mystery fiction with this week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek. Booklist wishes […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Crime Fiction

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Crime Fiction

With you, your patrons, and your loved ones spending more time at home during this difficult period, it is of utmost importance for us here at Booklist to provide you with resources that keep you connected, informed, and hopeful about the world around us. Would you like to see specific topics explored through webinars, blog posts, podcasts, […]

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Reviews of the Week with Alexandra Diaz, Daniel M. Lavery, Emma Dabiri, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Alexandra Diaz, Daniel M. Lavery, Emma Dabiri, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review 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. Exhilarating and eye-opening life stories, along with thrilling chance encounters, are all in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek. Booklist wishes you all well. Monday, April 20 […]

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Reviews of the Week with K. L. Going, Brit Bennett, and More!

Reviews of the Week with K. L. Going, Brit Bennett, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review 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. Women’s fiction and women’s voices, inspired by our issue spotlight—and our yearlong Women in Focus celebration—are all in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek. Booklist wishes you […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlights on Middle-Grade Fiction and Women’s Fiction

The Latest Booklist: Spotlights on Middle-Grade Fiction and Women’s Fiction

With you, your patrons, and your loved ones spending more time at home during this difficult period, it is of utmost importance for us here at Booklist to provide you with resources that keep you connected, informed, and hopeful about the world around us. Would you like to see specific topics explored through webinars, blog posts, podcasts, […]

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Reviews of the Week with L. C. Rosen, Rowenna Miller, Megha Majumdar, and More!

Reviews of the Week with L. C. Rosen, Rowenna Miller, Megha Majumdar, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review 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. Fantastic journeys of self-discovery, magic, and whimsy take place in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek. Booklist wishes you all well. Monday, April 6 ★ Camp, by […]

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Reviews of the Week with Wendy Williams, Caren Stelson, Earl Johnson, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Wendy Williams, Caren Stelson, Earl Johnson, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review 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. Celebrating #FACTS (and apparently long subtitles) inspired both our latest issue (featuring a Spotlight on Series Nonfiction) and this week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek. Booklist wishes you […]

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Reviews of the Week with Kelly Yang, Ariel Lawhon, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Kelly Yang, Ariel Lawhon, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review 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. Still here and still celebrating togetherness, hope, and resilience in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheWeek. Booklist wishes you all well. Happy reading! Monday, March 23 ★ […]

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Reviews of the Week with David Nicholls, Nino Haratischvili, Anne Enright, and More!

Reviews of the Week with David Nicholls, Nino Haratischvili, Anne Enright, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review 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. We are all working from home, but the #ReviewsOfTheWeek must carry on. Check out upcoming epic family dramas, an audio mystery, and a recently […]

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