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BookTube Meets Becoming: A Special Feature with Michelle Obama and John Green

BookTube Meets Becoming: A Special Feature with Michelle Obama and John Green

YouTube’s original learning special, appropriately titled “BookTube,” debuted yesterday morning with a roundtable discussion with former First Lady Michelle Obama, author of the New York Times best-seller Becoming. Moderated by fellow best-selling author and Booklist alumnus John Green, the panel also included popular YouTubers Jouelzy, Ariel Bissett, Kat O’Keeffe, Jesse George, and Franchesca Ramsey. If viewers aren’t instantly impressed […]

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#WhatIsReading: Celebrate the Joys of Reading with OverDrive, Inc.

#WhatIsReading: Celebrate the Joys of Reading with OverDrive, Inc.

What does reading mean to you? If you ask Adam Sockel, Marketing and Communications Specialist at OverDrive, Inc.—and cohost of the Professional Book Nerds podcast—you’ll learn reading a book, much like recalling a cherished memory, can conjure up the “moments in time that stick with us.” For some (and this is purely hypothetical), this might […]

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A New Book for Daniel Kraus; Tiny Books for John Green

A New Book for Daniel Kraus; Tiny Books for John Green

Former Booklisters just can’t stop making news! On Monday, we received an announcement that former Books for Youth Editor Daniel Kraus (coauthor of The Shape of Water and solo author of  many more) will have a new book out next Halloween with Hard Case Crime—and it sounds like a doozy! We can’t wait to read […]

Cindy & Lynn’s ALA Annual 2018 Exhibit Book Awards

Cindy & Lynn’s ALA Annual 2018 Exhibit Book Awards

Cindy and Lynn: We’ve just returned from the ALA Annual Conference, where medals were handed out, speeches were given, and photos were taken. All of the award celebratin’ put us in the mood to issue another round of Cindy & Lynn’s Book Awards like the ones we gave out in February for 2017 titles. This […]

Exciting 2018 Youth Books: Ready, Set, GO!

Exciting 2018 Youth Books: Ready, Set, GO!

Lynn: Forget the Julian, the Mayan, and even the Fiscal calendars. For Cindy and me, the calendar year runs from ALA Midwinter Meetings to Midwinter Meetings. We are just back, loaded with exciting new 2018 books, and ready to read them. It’s going to be a great year for youth books, trust me! Here are […]

Celebrate Indie Author Day with Booklist!

Celebrate Indie Author Day with Booklist!

October 14 marks the second annual Indie Author Day, an event in which more than a hundred libraries worldwide celebrate local, independently published authors by hosting panels, networking events, open mics, and more. Booklist has long supported indie authors. In fact, we feature reviews of independently published books in every other issue. In 2015, we partnered […]

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BookExpo Highlights from A (Autographs) to B (Books)

BookExpo Highlights from A (Autographs) to B (Books)

Lynn: Cindy and I are just back from BookExpo America 2016, which was held in Chicago this year, and we had a great time. Publishers and books stretched from one end of McCormick Place to the other! We discovered some publishers new to us, met incredibly helpful people, brought home some terrific books and galleys, […]

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