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Best New Books: Week of September 8, 2020

Best New Books: Week of September 8, 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 Big Door Prize, by M. O. Walsh ★ Monogamy, by Sue Miller ★ One by One, by Ruth Ware ★ What Are You Going Through, by Sigrid […]

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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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Best New Books: Week of September 1, 2020

Best New Books: Week of September 1, 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 the Devils Are Here, by Louise Penny ★ A Girl Is a Body of Water, by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi ★ The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus, by Jaime […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Mike Curato, John Patrick Green, Natalie Riess, and Sara Goetter
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The Shelf Care Interview: Mike Curato, John Patrick Green, Natalie Riess, and Sara Goetter

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. 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 editor Sarah Hunter speaks with Mike Curato, about his […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #10: Pandemic-Induced Programming Pivot

Shelf Care, Episode #10: Pandemic-Induced Programming Pivot

Kansas City Public Library’s Kaite Stover and Crystal Faris talk to Susan Maguire about how they moved author events and youth programming online, how screen fatigue and the digital divide affected them, and what lessons they’re taking with them for post-COVID programs. Then audio editor Heather Booth talks to the Best Patrons Ever, aka her […]

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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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Best New Books: Week of August 25, 2020

Best New Books: Week of August 25, 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 ★ Ink & Sigil: From the World of the Iron Druid Chronicles, by Kevin Hearne ★ The Memory of Souls, by Jenn Lyons ★ Sisters, by Daisy Johnson ★ […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Nancy Pearl

The Shelf Care Interview: Nancy Pearl

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by HarperCollins Publishers. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Donna Seaman talks with renowned librarian, literary critic, book advocate, and ardent lifelong reader Nancy Pearl about her new book, The Writer’s Library: The Authors You Love on […]

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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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Best New Books: Week of August 11, 2020

Best New Books: Week of August 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 Boy in the Field, by Margot Livesey ★ Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey, by Kathleen Rooney ★ Cry of Metal & Bone, by L. Penelope ★ Driftwood, […]

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