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10 Questions for Jesse Q. Sutanto

10 Questions for Jesse Q. Sutanto

A globe-trotter from early on in life, Jesse Q. Sutanto has lived in a variety of locales, including Singapore and Great Britain, and now calls Indonesia home. After completing a master’s in creative writing from the University of Oxford, Jesse worked in the wedding industry while pursuing a writing career and now is the author […]

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Best New Books: Weeks of May 3 and 11, 2021

Best New Books: Weeks of May 3 and 11, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Arsenic and Adobo, by Mia P. Manansala ★ Basil’s War, by Stephen Hunter ★ Black Water Sister, by Zen Cho ★ Dead of Winter, by Stephen Mack Jones […]

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Reviews of the Week with Laura Lippman, Maureen Johnson, Lara Bazelon, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Laura Lippman, Maureen Johnson, Lara Bazelon, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

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San José Public Library’s Storytelling Contest Puts Local Voices Front and Center

San José Public Library’s Storytelling Contest Puts Local Voices Front and Center

This blog post is part of an ongoing series made possible by a partnership between Short Édition, the Knight Foundation, and the Public Library Association. This winter, San José Public Library discovered the Short Story Dispenser could render patron-made comic strips. Now, they’re utilizing the Dispensers to shake up storytelling contests and virtual programming—and highlight […]

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Shelf Care Interview: Raúl the Third

Shelf Care Interview: Raúl the Third

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Ronny Khuri talks to author-illustrator Raúl the Third. Raúl is the Pura Belpré Honor–winning illustrator of Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market […]

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Reviews of the Week with Joy Harjo, NoNieqa Ramos, Jacqueline Alcántara, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Joy Harjo, NoNieqa Ramos, Jacqueline Alcántara, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Mystery

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Mystery

It’s that time again: the latest issue of Booklist is live! Here at Booklist, May is always a time to shine the spotlight on mystery and crime fiction. Bill Ott, Booklist‘s resident crime fiction expert and former editor and publisher, will guide you through this year’s Top 10 Crime Fiction titles and a new Top […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #14: Circ Stats, Bridgerton, and Other Library Business

Shelf Care, Episode #14: Circ Stats, Bridgerton, and Other Library Business

On this episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, host Susan Maguire talks to Karen Toonan, Collection Services Manager at the Naperville Public Library (IL) about how her library’s circulation changed during lockdown, and what she did about it; audio editor Heather Booth shares the five essentials of business books on audio; and adult books […]

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Best New Books: Week of April 27, 2021

Best New Books: Week of April 27, 2021

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 End of Men, by Christina Sweeney-Baird ★ The Music of Bees, by Eileen Garvin ★ Reunion Beach: Stories Inspired by Dorothea Benton Frank, by Elin Hilderbrand and Adriana Trigiani […]

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Reviews of the Week with Arnée Flores, Eleanor Ray, Zen Cho, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Arnée Flores, Eleanor Ray, Zen Cho, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

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