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Five More to Go: Corinne Manning’s WE HAD NO RULES

Five More to Go: Corinne Manning’s WE HAD NO RULES

This regular feature gives Booklist contributing reviewer Terry Hong the opportunity to shout about a recently published book she adored. She’ll tell us why we should read it, then provide five read-alikes for the title. ★ We Had No Rules, by Corinne Manning Corinne Manning’s author statement couldn’t be clearer: “I had no idea how to write […]

Reviews of the Week with Patricia Hruby Powell, Valarie Kaur, Elizabeth Acevedo, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Patricia Hruby Powell, Valarie Kaur, Elizabeth Acevedo, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. A wide range of life experiences highlighting determined, audacious acts of love and courage […]

Best New Books: Week of June 23, 2020

Best New Books: Week of June 23, 2020

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 Angel of the Crows, by Katherine Addison ★ A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians, by H. G. Parry ★ Party of Two, by Jasmine Guillory ★ […]

Reviews of the Week with Ilhan Omar, Brandy Colbert, Jordan Ifueko, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Ilhan Omar, Brandy Colbert, Jordan Ifueko, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. As we continue to spotlight memoir and biography in the latest issue of Booklist […]

Best New Books: Week of June 16, 2020

Best New Books: Week of June 16, 2020

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 ★ Bluebeard’s First Wife, by Seong-nan Ha and translated by Janet Hong ★ Cactus Jack, by Brad Smith ★ Hella, by David Gerrold ★ How the Penguins Saved Veronica, […]

The Latest Booklist: Spotlights on Biography & Memoir and Audio

The Latest Booklist: Spotlights on Biography & Memoir and Audio

Our June 1 & 15 double issue of Booklist is now live! This year we are celebrating the very best in memoir and biography, featuring a new collection of top 10 memoirs alongside the year’s top 10 biographies in adult and youth books. In the latest Writers & Readers column, Erica Armstrong Dunbar, acclaimed writer […]

Reviews of the Week with Katie Cotugno, Porochista Khakpour, Abdi Nor Iftin and More!

Reviews of the Week with Katie Cotugno, Porochista Khakpour, Abdi Nor Iftin and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Personal histories steeped in adversity, hope, and narrative magic are spotlighted in this week’s […]