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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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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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LibraryReads November 2020 Picks
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LibraryReads November 2020 Picks

Every month, library staff from across the country have the chance to vote on upcoming adult titles that they loved reading and cannot wait to share. Participation is open to everyone who works in a public library, whether they are senior staff or new arrivals, in any area of the library. LibraryReads is designed to […]

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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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The Shelf Care Interview: Aliza Layne and Gabby Rivera
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The Shelf Care Interview: Aliza Layne and Gabby Rivera

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Simon & Schuster and BOOM! Studios. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, a special installment in celebration of Booklist‘s Graphic Novels in Libraries Month extravaganza, Books for Youth associate editor Ronny […]

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Getting Serious about Series Romances
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Getting Serious about Series Romances

Series romances are the literary equivalent of Rodney Dangerfield; they just don’t get any respect. However, libraries dismiss series romances at their own peril. Not only did some of the romance genre’s best-selling and most beloved authors like Nora Roberts, Jayne Ann Krentz, and Farrah Rochon get their start in series romances, but some of […]

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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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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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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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