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Booklist Goes to TLA

Booklist Goes to TLA

Calling all TLA attendees! From Monday, April 15, through Wednesday, April 18, Booklist will be attending the Texas Library Association’s annual conference in Austin. Be sure to stop by booth #1918 for an embarrassment of middle-grade-themed riches, including: Middle-grade-focused issues of both Booklist and Book Links Sweet temporary tattoos and buttons Complimentary 18 x 24 posters displaying […]

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Nothing Can Be Squishy: Donna Seaman on Criticism

Nothing Can Be Squishy: Donna Seaman on Criticism

Today, the National Book Critics Circle blog ran an interview with our beloved Adult Books editor, Donna Seaman, as part of their series on the craft of criticism. In it, they called her “the queen of the 250 word or less review” and dove into her process. Here are some highlights. On brevity: I think […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Biography and Audiobook Showcase

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Biography and Audiobook Showcase

The June 1 & 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 394 new reviews and 12 new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe […]

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Booklist at ALA Annual!

Booklist at ALA Annual!

We here at Booklist are headed to the Big Easy for ALA Annual. Catch us at booth #3431, where you can score Booklist buttons, Book Club Central pins and, as ever, some sweet temporary tattoos. The hungry can munch on tiny chocolate versions of this year’s Carnegie shortlist titles. We’ll be giving away the most recent issue of […]

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Booklist Editors Dominate Chicago Literature (Again)

Booklist Editors Dominate Chicago Literature (Again)

Venerable Chicago alt-weekly NewCity has released Lit 50 2018, its list of the city’s most influential “artists who are actively publishing, reading and writing.” And they’ve named Booklist’s Books for Youth editor Daniel Kraus the second-most important person in Chicago literature! Here’s why: New York Times bestselling author Daniel Kraus is no stranger to the macabre. […]

Use Booklist Top 10s and Pin for the Win!

Use Booklist Top 10s and Pin for the Win!

Covers definitely catch the eye. But in our fast-paced world, patrons often find themselves overwhelmed by shelves and shelves of choices. They want the best books, fast. Here are three ways to take your readers’ advisory interactions to the next level with Booklist: Try showing one of our Pinterest boards to your customers. Every year, Booklist […]

The Society of Midland Authors Announces Annual Awards

The Society of Midland Authors Announces Annual Awards

Hey Midwesterners! The Society of Midland Authors announced the winners of its annual awards today, which recognize “the best books by Midwest authors published in 2016.” We offer our hearty, corn-fed congratulations to this year’s winners, who will be honored at an awards dinner on May 9 in Chicago, hosted by Booklist’s own Keir Graff. (Details here.) The […]

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BOOKLIST Editors About Town

BOOKLIST Editors About Town

Booklist editors have a lot going on these days. Here are some of their events happening in the next few weeks.   Thursday, March 16 at 9:30 am RASS & RASSL Present Trends in Weeding and Collection Development 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL Experts including Booklist editor for collection management and library outreach Rebecca Vnuk will discuss how to come […]

Get Ready for BOOKLIST at Midwinter

Get Ready for BOOKLIST at Midwinter

If you’ll be attending ALA’s Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta this year, be sure to visit Booklist! We’ll be in booth #1925. Join us as we kick off our 50 Years of YA celebration with cake! Stop by the Booklist booth on Friday, January 20th at 5:30pm to help kick off #50YearsofYA with a slice of delicious sheet […]

Spooky Book Display Competition Winners
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Spooky Book Display Competition Winners

We had a lot of fun. We saw a lot of spooky book displays. But now the people have chosen their winners. The prizes we’ll be giving out today are a subscription to Booklist, a box of spooky adult books, and a box of spooky young readers books, to the top-voted submissions. If you missed […]

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