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Best New Books: Week of February 4, 2020

Best New Books: Week of February 4, 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 ★ Bird Summons, by Leila Aboulela ★ The Cactus League, by Emily Nemens ★ The Case of the Reincarnated Client, by Tarquin Hall ★ An Everyday Hero, by Laura […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon
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The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Revell. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to romance author Irene Hannon (whose name you may recognize from our November episode), the best-selling, RITA Award-winning author of […]

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Reviews of the Week with Deborah Wiles, Cathy Park Hong, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Deborah Wiles, Cathy Park Hong, 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. Rounding out the first month in a new decade are these #ReviewsOfTheWeek, which mix poetry with history, illustrated biography, and revelatory stories of cultural […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Diverse Voices

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Diverse Voices

The beautiful February 1 issue of Booklist sure does make an impression! Please join us in celebrating our Spotlight on Diverse Voices, which features the following: first up, a conversation between associate editor Ronny Khuri and Patrice Caldwell, author and editor of the upcoming anthology, A Phoenix First Must Burn, where she talks Black Girl […]

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Talking with Jerry Craft about NEW KID

Talking with Jerry Craft about NEW KID

This interview originally appeared in the January 2019 issue of Book Links. In celebration of Jerry Craft and New Kid‘s historic Newbery win (on Monday morning, it became the first graphic novel to receive the honor), we are reposting it below. Since 1997, Jerry Craft has been self-publishing his work, which includes Mama’s Boyz, a […]

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Best New Books: Week of January 28, 2020

Best New Books: Week of January 28, 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 ★ Hi Five, by Joe Ide ★ Highfire, by Eoin Colfer ★ Interior Chinatown, by Charles Yu ★ Run Me to Earth, by Paul Yoon ★ The Truants, by […]

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2020 Andrew Carnegie Winners Announced

2020 Andrew Carnegie Winners Announced

On Sunday, January 26, our very own Donna Seaman, Carnegie committee chair and Booklist Adult Books Editor, announced the winners of the ninth annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. A huge congratulations to the two winners and four finalists, listed below: Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction ★ Lost Children […]

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2020 ALA Youth Media Awards

2020 ALA Youth Media Awards

Step aside, Grammys! Yesterday, the American Library Association revealed the winners of the Youth Media Awards at the Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To see who won the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and other prestigious awards, keep reading. JOHN NEWBERY MEDAL ★ New Kid, by Jerry Craft Newbery Honor Books Genesis Begins Again, by Alicia D. […]

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Five More to Go: Paul Yoon’s RUN ME TO EARTH
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Five More to Go: Paul Yoon’s RUN ME TO EARTH

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. ★ Run Me to Earth, by Paul Yoon Traversing countries and continents during a half-century, Yoon’s (The Mountain, 2017) second novel unfolds […]

Reviews of the Week with Katya de Becerra, Rebecca Solnit, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Katya de Becerra, Rebecca Solnit, 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. Have you been captivated by the latest genre fiction in our Editors’ Choice lists? Curious about the yearlong Women in Focus promotion we have […]

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