Tag: best of the year

Reviews of the Day, 2020: Audio

Reviews of the Day, 2020: Audio

In a sense, every weekday is award day here at Booklist. Our Review of the Day highlights especially noteworthy titles by giving them the coveted front-and-center space on Booklist Online. We rotate adult, youth, and audio titles throughout the year, choosing titles that showcase the spotlight in the current issue of Booklist. Some Reviews of the Day are high-demand […]

Reviews of the Day, 2020: Graphic Novels

Reviews of the Day, 2020: Graphic Novels

In a sense, every weekday is award day here at Booklist. Our Review of the Day highlights especially noteworthy titles by giving them the coveted front-and-center space on Booklist Online. We rotate adult, youth, and audio titles throughout the year, choosing titles that showcase the spotlight in the current issue of Booklist. Some Reviews of the Day are high-demand […]

Reviews of the Day, 2020: Books for Youth

Reviews of the Day, 2020: Books for Youth

In a sense, every weekday is award day here at Booklist. Our Review of the Day highlights especially noteworthy titles by giving them the coveted front-and-center space on Booklist Online. We rotate adult, youth, and audio titles throughout the year, choosing titles that showcase the spotlight in the current issue of Booklist. Some Reviews of the Day are high-demand […]

Reviews of the Day, 2020: Adult Books

Reviews of the Day, 2020: Adult Books

In a sense, every weekday is award day here at Booklist. Our Review of the Day highlights especially noteworthy titles by giving them the coveted front-and-center space on Booklist Online. We rotate adult, youth, and audio titles throughout the year, choosing titles that showcase the spotlight in the current issue of Booklist. Some Reviews of the […]

Shelf Care, Episode #6: Editors’ Choices
By December 30, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

Shelf Care, Episode #6: Editors’ Choices

In this episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, the Booklist editors gathered around the fire (JK, we gathered in the sound-proof-ish room in the basement of the ALA office) to dig a little deeper into how the Editors’ Choice lists come together, to call out a few faves, and to talk about what’s coming in […]

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The Best Novels of 2017 (That Won’t Make You Think Too Hard)
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The Best Novels of 2017 (That Won’t Make You Think Too Hard)

Listen, I’m not here to participate in a turf war between literary fiction and genre fiction. Especially since, as a librarian, I am professionally hardwired to distinctly not judge a person’s literary tastes. That said, many year-end lists make me feel a little. . . left out. Not that Jesmyn Ward and Roxane Gay and […]

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Bookends Favorites 2016: Lynn’s Favorite Middle-Grade and YA

Bookends Favorites 2016: Lynn’s Favorite Middle-Grade and YA

Lynn: It’s that time again! Time for Cindy and me to announce our favorite books of the year. We are making no attempt to pick the year’s award winners—just to list the books we loved reading in alphabetical order. Because I don’t have Cindy’s discipline and always have a terrible time narrowing my choices, I […]

Cindy’s Favorite Children’s and YA Books of 2015

Cindy’s Favorite Children’s and YA Books of 2015

Cindy: I’ve dragged my feet about finishing this list as it changes daily. I still have too many unread 2015 books and whenever I look at another best-of-the-year list I am reminded of another book I loved and had forgotten about. One thing’s for sure, I was a slacker this year about recording what I […]

The Booklist Reader’s Top 15 Posts of 2015
By December 31, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

The Booklist Reader’s Top 15 Posts of 2015

Sure, you could look at this blog post as the laziest kind of clickbait, a craven attempt to earn attention by appealing to internet users’ seemingly insatiable demand for ranked lists. (Did they include my favorite posts? I must click and find out!) Or you could view it as the last refuge of the lazy blogger. (I know—let’s use […]

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Booklist’s Best Books of 2015
By December 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Booklist’s Best Books of 2015

Here it is, at long last, Bookist‘s “best of” lists for 2015—Editors’ Choice and Top of the List. Every year, Booklist editors sit back, relax, and reminisce about the best things they’ve read and reviewed the past year—that’s not entirely true, there’s always another issue right around the corner, so there isn’t too much time […]

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