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Best New Books: Week of July 21, 2021

Best New Books: Week of July 21, 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 Book of Accidents, by Chuck Wendig ★ False Witness, by Karin Slaughter ★ Intimacies, by Katie Kitamura ★ The Man with the Silver Saab, by Alexander McCall Smith ★ […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Book Discussions and Graphic Novels

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Book Discussions and Graphic Novels

Our July issue, with an annual spotlight on book discussions, is now live. In it, you’ll find a dynamic top 10 filled with fiction and nonfiction titles to get you and your virtual book club started. Heather Booth collects a list of social-justice focused audiobooks that offer a jumping-off point for spirited and reflective conversations. The […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #15: Graphic Novels for Every Reader

Shelf Care, Episode #15: Graphic Novels for Every Reader

On this episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, host Susan Maguire talks to the Graphic Novels & Comics Round Table’s Jessica Jenner about the Best Graphic Novels for Adults reading list, audio editor Heather Booth gives us the skinny on the Odyssey Award winners, and Adult Books associate editor Annie Bostrom and I figure […]

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Best New Books: Week of July 7, 2021

Best New Books: Week of July 7, 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 ★ Alec, by William di Canzio ★ All Our Shimmering Skies, by Trent Dalton ★ An Ambush of Widows, by Jeff Abbott ★ Build Your House around My Body, by Violet […]

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Shelf Care Interview: Nidhi Chanani

Shelf Care Interview: Nidhi Chanani

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Macmillan. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Ronny Khuri talks to author and illustrator Nidhi Chanani. Nidhi was born in Kolkata, India, and raised in California. She creates illustrations that […]

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Reviews of the Week with Areli Morales, Bethany C. Morrow, Katie Kitamura, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Areli Morales, Bethany C. Morrow, Katie Kitamura, 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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Booklist’s Graphic Novels in Libraries Month: 2021

Booklist’s Graphic Novels in Libraries Month: 2021

Booklist’s third Graphic Novels in Libraries Month is back this July with tons of new #ReadGraphic content for your library, patrons, and readers everywhere. With a rise in dedicated graphic imprints, expanding appreciation for and validation of the format, and a wider variety of options for readers of many stripe, the graphic novels arena seems […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 30, 2021

Best New Books: Week of June 30, 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 ★ Dead by Dawn, by Paul Doiron ★ The Personal Librarian, by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray ★ Someone to Cherish, by Mary Balogh ★ The Vixen, by Francine Prose […]

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Reviews of the Week with Elizabeth Nyamayaro, Hakeem Oluseyi, John Lewis, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Elizabeth Nyamayaro, Hakeem Oluseyi, John Lewis, 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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Annual Conference Read ‘n’ Rave Report 2021

Annual Conference Read ‘n’ Rave Report 2021

Annual Conference might be virtual once more, but the rave must go on: this morning, Booklist hosted the sixth installment of the Read ‘n’ Rave program, modeled after the popular Shout ‘n’ Share panels that once took place at the end of Book Expo. This annual webinar brings together a panel of collection development librarians discussing […]

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