YA Spotlight (8/3/20)

This week’s YA spotlight has all things fantasy with a timely story of Argentine folklore, the final installment in the Mirage series, and the return to the magical world of Trylle. LOBIZONA by Romina Garber 2 starred reviews! “Sixteen-year-old Manu has spent her whole life in hiding; even as her period substantially changes her body […]

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Women 2020: Badasses (8/3/20)

Today’s Women 2020 Spotlight features a plethora of badass, strong women including the last Ninth House necromancer here to save the day, a struggling twenty-something artist, a woman on an epic adventure to find herself, a wife on a quest to Africa to save her husband, and a history-making Latina politician. HARROW THE NINTH by […]

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Thriller Thursday: Historical Mysteries (7/30/20)

Pull out your mystery-solving time machines! We are spotlighting historical mysteries today with the Right Sort Marriage Bureau performing a royal background check, the glamorous and murderous world of a Chicago speakeasy, and a serial killer on the loose in ancient Rome. A ROYAL AFFAIR: A Sparks & Bainbridge Mystery by Allison Montclair “Montclair successfully […]

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Short Stories Round-Up (7/28/20)

Today we celebrate the art of the short story with a collection of women on the verge + a glimpse into the debauched kinship of boys and girls straddling adolescence and adulthood behind the doors of a fraternity house. I HOLD A WOLF BY THE EARS: Stories by Laura van den Berg 2 starred reviews […]

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Up-All-Night Thrillers (7/27/20)

Today we’re spotlighting thrillers that’ll keep you up all night and make you double lock your doors: a haunting supernatural thriller, a dark and twisty psychological thriller filled with secrets, the beginning of a new action-packed international spy series, a decadent story of those who will do anything for love and money, and four friends […]

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Women 2020: Strong Characters (7/23/20)

This week we’re spotlighting strong characters with a female agent who is called to investigate a girl’s body, a mother grappling with desire, an ambitious book editor with an obsession, and two women fighting for what they truly want in life. CUT TO THE BONE by Ellison Cooper 2 starred reviews! “In this third in […]

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Nonfiction and Fiction Crime Round-Up (7/22/20)

We’re living a life of crime in today’s nonfiction and fiction round-up with a former getaway driver who can’t escape a world of blood and bullets, an innocent man desperately trying to avoid gang life, a Minnesota P.I. haunted by a past case, an unprecedented study of the people who ordered and directed some of […]

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Booklist YA Webinar Recap (7/21/20)

Thank you all for tuning into the Booklist YA Webinar today! If you couldn’t make it or need a refresher on all the excitement, check out the titles we presented below. LOBIZONA by Romina Garber | 9781250239129 | 8/4/2020COURT OF LIONS by Somaiya Daud | 9781250126450 | 8/4/2020WHERE DREAMS DESCEND by Janella Angeles | 9781250204356 […]

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Spotlight on Current Topics, People, and Trends (7/21/20)

A dazzling portrait of art, politics, and hidden realities + a timely analysis of scientific research + an insider story of one of the most iconic bands and drummers in the ’70s and ’80s + the biography of a beloved TV host + details of the most accomplished woman in American politics = this current […]

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Stars for LOBIZONA

Romina Garber’s Argentine folklore-inspired fantasy, LOBIZONA, has two starred reviews! “Garber uses her own experience as an Argentine immigrant, as well as classic literature that Manu enjoys, to add richness and authenticity to the story and prose. Dialogue is related in Spanish—immediately translated into English via italics—which brings Manu and the other characters to vivid […]

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