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 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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Reviews of the Week with Lorelei Savaryn, Don DeLillo, Candice Iloh, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Lorelei Savaryn, Don DeLillo, Candice Iloh, 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. Mysterious places, histories, and futures are unveiled in this week’s #ReviewsoftheDay. Add these genre-spinning […]

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Reviews of the Week with Jeremy Robert Johnson, Cory Doctorow, Shveta Thakrar, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Jeremy Robert Johnson, Cory Doctorow, Shveta Thakrar, 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. Thrilling endeavors in nature and technology—and adventures across celestial planes—take place in this week’s […]

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Reviews of the Week with David Litchfield, Adrian Tomine, Jin Yong, and More!

Reviews of the Week with David Litchfield, Adrian Tomine, Jin Yong, 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. Fanciful flights and illustrated narratives comingle in this week’s #ReviewsoftheDay as our issue spotlight […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy & Horror

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy & Horror

The August issue of Booklist has materialized and is now live! The annual spotlight on science fiction/fantasy and horror has an exciting cluster of top-10 lists, including the year’s best sf/fantasy and horror in adult books, adult book debuts, youth books, and youth audiobooks. To accompany the starred review of Attack Surface, the latest novel […]

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Reviews of the Week with Raven Leilani, Daniel Nayeri, Alice Randall, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Raven Leilani, Daniel Nayeri, Alice Randall, 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. Gather around—either virtually or in a small group, keeping your social distance—to discuss the […]

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