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Best New Books: Week of February 18, 2020

Best New Books: Week of February 18, 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 ★ Asperfell, by Jamie Thomas ★ No Bad Deed, by Heather Chavez ★ Real Life, by Brandon Taylor ★ The Sun Down Motel, by Simone St. James ★ Twilight […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Chris Ferrie
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The Shelf Care Interview: Chris Ferrie

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Sourcebooks. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Julia Smith talks to Australian author Chris Ferrie. Chris is an award-winning physicist, a mathematician, and popular author of science books for children. […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Health & Wellness

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Health & Wellness

The latest issue of Booklist, with a Spotlight on Health & Wellness, is live. We have new top-10 lists for adult nonfiction and books for youth covering medical science, self-improvement, and global health issues. In the latest Writers & Readers, practicing physician and author Carol Cassella reveals literature influenced by her chosen field, medicine. Youth […]

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Booklist and American Writers Museum Announce Inside Look at My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today

Booklist and American Writers Museum Announce Inside Look at My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today

From today through May 2021, Booklist will be partnering with the American Writers Museum in Chicago to bring readers exclusive content from the My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today exhibit. To learn more about the exhibit, read the below introduction from AWM’s Content & Communications Coordinator Nate King. For future interviews, reading recommendations, and […]

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Reviews of the Week with Phuc Tran, Rebecca Stead, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Phuc Tran, Rebecca Stead, 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. A misfit memoir; a popular thriller, narrated in Spanish; The Cat Man of Aleppo!; a complex international drama; and an emotional coming-of-age novel are […]

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10 Questions for Sabrina Jeffries
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10 Questions for Sabrina Jeffries

Writing under three different names, New York Times best-selling Sabrina Jeffries is the author of more than 50 novels and works of short fiction. Jeffries, who has a PhD in English literature, began writing romances while working as a professor and later as a technical editor/writer. Now, fueled by plenty of chocolate and the love […]

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Setting the Record Straight: Panic and Pandemics

Setting the Record Straight: Panic and Pandemics

First reported in Wuhan, China, on December 31, the respiratory illness prompted by coronavirus (dubbed COVID-19) has since spread to 28 countries worldwide, infecting over 60,000 individuals. Unfortunately, as cases across the globe increase, so too does the dangerous misinformation surrounding them. The below titles, about outbreaks, viruses, and vaccines, attempt to set the record […]

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Five More to Go: Kim Sagwa’s B, BOOK, AND ME
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Five More to Go: Kim Sagwa’s B, BOOK, AND ME

This regular feature gives Booklist contributing reviewer Terry Hong the opportunity to shout about a recently published book she adored. She’ll tell us why we should read it, then provide five read-alikes for the title. ★ b, Book, and Me, by Kim Sagwa and translated by Sunhee Jeong Although this book is set in a coastal suburb […]

Best New Books: Week of February 11, 2020

Best New Books: Week of February 11, 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 ★ The American Fiancée, by Eric Dupont ★ b, Book, and Me, by Kim Sagwa and translated by Sunhee Jeong ★ The Boatman’s Daughter, by Andy Davidson ★ Dead […]

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Reviews of the Week with Julia Alvarez, Ilima Loomis, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Julia Alvarez, Ilima Loomis, 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. As we continue to celebrate Booklist’s Spotlight on Diverse Voices (which you can check out here!), a captivating combination of #OwnVoices and genre reads […]

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