Tag: young adult romance

WINDFALL by Jennifer E. Smith: You’ll be a Lucky Reader

WINDFALL by Jennifer E. Smith: You’ll be a Lucky Reader

Cindy: I have some eighth-grade girls who felt like they won the lottery when I returned from ALA Midwinter with an advance copy of Jennifer E. Smith’s new novel, Windfall (2017). I did, too. Alice doesn’t know what to get her good friend Teddy for his 18th birthday. On a whim, she gets him a lottery […]

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Fantasy, Free Me: Romances That Do the Time Warp

Fantasy, Free Me: Romances That Do the Time Warp

Traveling through time has always had a certain appeal. One can leave behind all their troubles and start over—or discover that there’s no running water. Hot guys, however, can be found in all centuries. Pack your bags, and get ready to take a romantic flight backwards—or forward—in time. Geek Girl and the Earl, by Gina Lamm Comic-book […]

Reviews of the Week: Mary Balogh, Jayne Ann Krentz, Anna-Marie McLemore, and more!

Reviews of the Week: Mary Balogh, Jayne Ann Krentz, Anna-Marie McLemore, and more!

Every weekday, we feature a different review on Booklist Online that highlights starred reviews, high-demand titles, and/or titles especially relevant to our current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from September 19 through September 23 below so that you can revisit the week’s best books. Monday, September 19  Vietnam: A History of the War, by Russell Freedman How could an undeclared […]

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