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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: ALA’s 2018 Best Lists

The Latest Booklist: ALA’s 2018 Best Lists

The April 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 231 new reviews and 15 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 but […]

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Booklist’s Top 520 Books of 2015
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Booklist’s Top 520 Books of 2015

It might be a daunting number, but with two or three top 10 lists in every issue, a year’s worth of Booklist’s top titles is bound to be huge. In case you missed any, here we’re sharing all 52 lists from 2015 for a grand total of 520 titles, some of which are sure to […]

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Top Ten First Lines

Top Ten First Lines

Cindy and Lynn: Author Paul Zindel once set off noise makers that sounded like firecrackers in our library during a presentation to our students. He told them that stories should start with a “Bang!” The added sound effect got the point across to our middle schoolers. We’ve always been on the lookout for good opening lines […]

Top 10 Book Titles

Top 10 Book Titles

Cindy and Lynn: It’s time for another Top 10 list (i.e. we’ve been busy playing and haven’t read the same titles to do a regular post).  Earlier this summer we posted our Top 10 Book Covers so the next logical progression is to feature our Top 10 Book Titles. This is in no way an exhaustive list…just books […]

Top 10 Book Covers

Top 10 Book Covers

Cindy and Lynn: We all know we are not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but we all do. Our students do and it certainly influences us. We get really irritated (and so do our teens) when the cover art does not accurately portray the contents of the book. We understand that marketing is the […]