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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Biography and Audiobook Showcase

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Biography and Audiobook Showcase

Our June 1 & 15 double issue of Booklist is now live! The annual Spotlight on Biography shines with the very best of this year, featuring two top 10 lists for adult and youth biographies. Plus, acclaimed author Nikki Grimes talks with Booklist reviewer Enishia Davenport about her forthcoming memoir, Ordinary Hazards. And in the […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Crafts and Gardening

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Crafts and Gardening

We here at Booklist long for those clear, sunny days of spring, so we are extra excited about our annual Spotlight on Crafts and Gardening, which is now live! Annie Bostrom not only offers a fresh crop of Top 10 Crafts & Gardening Books, she also plants some great ideas for adding botanical crafting read-likes […]

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The Latest Booklist: Mystery Showcase

The Latest Booklist: Mystery Showcase

For the past 10 years, the first day of May has marked the beginning of our month-long celebration of mystery. It also coincides with Booklist‘s May 1 Mystery Showcase issue, which is live now! We are so excited about this major anniversary of our focus on mystery fiction. To prove it, we’ve rounded up the […]

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The Latest Booklist: Middle-Grade Mania!

The Latest Booklist: Middle-Grade Mania!

The current issue of Booklist is now live, and we are thrilled to celebrate Middle-Grade Mania! The Books for Youth editorial staff combed through hundreds of middle-grade titles to compose a list of Booklist’s 50 Best Middle-Grade Novels of the 21st Century. See which of your favorite titles made the cut! There are also two […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Series Nonfiction

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Series Nonfiction

The current issue of Booklist spotlights series nonfiction and features the Top 10 Series Nonfiction of the year; our annual Series Nonfiction Watch, which rounds up the year’s emerging themes (baby animals! media literacy!); and a conversation with renowned professor and series nonfiction author Duchess Harris about her discerning focus on American history. In addition […]

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The Latest Booklist: ALA’s 2019 Best Lists

The Latest Booklist: ALA’s 2019 Best Lists

The newest issue of Booklist, featuring ALA’s Best Lists of 2019, is now live! In it, you’ll find a list of the top 10 adult books, which exhibit commendable literary quality; you’ll also see significant, authentic LGBT content from the 2019 Over the Rainbow Project and the Rainbow List of LGBT books for youth. Then there’s a list of […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Historical Fiction

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Historical Fiction

The latest issue of Booklist, our annual Spotlight on Historical Fiction, is now live! In this issue, we have top 10 historical fiction lists in the adult, youth, and audio sections. Donna Seaman takes a somber look back at the tragic legacy of Jim Crow in her read-alikes for Colson Whitehead’s much-anticipated Nickel Boys. Maggie Reagan offers up a core collection […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Health & Wellness

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Health & Wellness

Happy Lunar New Year and happy new Booklist day! The latest issue is our Spotlight on Health & Wellness with a new top 10 of adult nonfiction covering medical science, self improvement, and global health issues. Sarah Hunter collects read-alikes of relevant sex-positive nonfiction for youth. Donna Seaman offers a core collection focusing on various forms of addiction—make […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Diverse Books

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Diverse Books

Sure, it’s still January 23, but here at Booklist, we’re giving February a head start! Our February 1 issue, featuring a Spotlight on Diverse Books—a perennial favorite—is now live. In it, you’ll find three new top 10s: Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction for Adults, Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction for Youth, and Top 10 Diverse Fiction for Youth. […]

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The Latest Booklist: Editors’ Choice, 2018

The Latest Booklist: Editors’ Choice, 2018

Happy New Year from Booklist! After months of toiling over the selection of the year’s best books, we can finally reveal the January 1 & 15 Editors’ Choice issue, which features editor-selected best-of lists for adult books, books for youth, adult books for young adults, audio for adults, and audio for youth. Also featured are our annual […]

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