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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 […]

Celebrating 20 Years of the Michael L. Printz Award

Celebrating 20 Years of the Michael L. Printz Award

Twenty years ago, Walter Dean Myers’s Monster won the first-ever Michael L. Printz Award. Three runners-up, David Almond’s Skellig, Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak, and Ellen Wittlinger’s Hard Love, were dubbed Honor Books. Since then, the Printz Awards, which recognize the “best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit”—and are sponsored by Booklist […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Suzanne Woods Fisher
By January 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Suzanne Woods Fisher

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 Suzanne Woods Fisher, award-winning, best-selling author of more than 30 books, including On a Summer Tide, as well as the Nantucket Legacy, […]

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14 Wry Audiobooks to Pair with That Dry January Mocktail
By January 17, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

14 Wry Audiobooks to Pair with That Dry January Mocktail

Partaking in #DryJanuary? We’ve selected some of our favorite audios that tend toward the dry. Just like those mocktails once the alcohol is stripped away, these audiobooks are full of character and intriguing flavors—and they pack a delightfully biting punch. Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just about Everything, by Randi Hutter […]

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Five More to Go: Shokoofeh Azar’s THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF THE GREENGAGE TREE
By January 15, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Five More to Go: Shokoofeh Azar’s THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF THE GREENGAGE TREE

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. ★ The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree, by Shokoofeh Azar Although the page facing the title of Azar’s first novel to be […]

Cynical Optimism, Hopepunk, and the End Times: Talking with Mike Chen about A BEGINNING AT THE END
By January 14, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Cynical Optimism, Hopepunk, and the End Times: Talking with Mike Chen about A BEGINNING AT THE END

This time last year, Mike Chen made his debut with Here and Now and Then, a genre-bending story about a time-traveling secret agent separated from his daughter by more than 100 years. Today, Mike’s sophomore novel, A Beginning at the End, arrives and it is another winner (it also earned a starred review in Booklist‘s […]

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Booklist Goes to Midwinter: 2020 Edition

Booklist Goes to Midwinter: 2020 Edition

Calling all ALA Midwinter attendees! Come next Friday, January 24, we’ll be manning booth #1014 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the land of cheesesteaks (and the Declaration of Independence). Please stop by so we can equip you with seriously spectacular swag: there’ll be buttons! totes! temporary tattoos! new fortune tellers (the latest readers’-advisory origami […]

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Now Announcing Women in Focus: The 19th in 2020

Now Announcing Women in Focus: The 19th in 2020

This August 26, 2020, will mark the hundredth anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. And starting with our January issue—live now!—Booklist will be dedicating the entire year (including all 22 print issues and four major conferences) to not only honor this historic moment in the ongoing fight for women’s rights, but to amplify […]

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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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10 Questions for Tracey Livesay
By December 23, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

10 Questions for Tracey Livesay

A graduate of the University of the Virginia School of Law and a former criminal defense attorney, Tracey Livesay traded in defending the U.S. Constitution in favor of playing literary matchmaker and couldn’t be happier. Tracey is the author of six contemporary romances (and counting), including Love Will Always Remember, which won the 2018 Emma […]

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