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National Parks of the U.S.A.
by Kate Siber

​This lovely, oversize introduction to America’s national parks invites readers into more than 20 scenic vistas, where four-page sections illustrate each unique environment and its native plants and animals. The muted color palette is reminiscent of vintage travel posters, and the pages evoke enticing travel brochures, as they extol the wonderful activities available for families (and portray diverse groups of visitors enjoying themselves).

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Fall Travel Guide Roundup: 2018
by Annie Bostrom

​You’ll find many of the ever-popular usual suspects in our latest biyearly roundup of upcoming travel guides, along with some exciting new series, stand-alone titles, and armchair-travel books. We’ll be back with our next installment in the spring; until then, happy traveling!

Listen-alikes: Romantic Classics Revisited
by Joyce Saricks

​Fiona Hardingham, who reads My Plain Jane, and the talented narrators below delight listeners with their performances of these smartly written romps, mash-ups that both parody and honor their source material.

Top 10 Romance Fiction for Youth: 2018
by Maggie Reagan

Whether it’s a frothy meet-cute or a dangerously bad romance, we have something to satisfy every craving in this list of titles, all published in Booklist between September 15, 2017, and September 1, 2018—including a nonfiction offering about a famously star-crossed pair.

Top 10 Romance Fiction: 2018
by Donna Seaman

The 10 most exciting and outstanding romances reviewed in Booklist from September 15, 2017, to September 1, 2018, deliver clever new variations on classic themes, including women taking charge, and sensitive inquiries into social injustice. And there’s a motorcycle gang boss posing as a wedding planner!

Top 10 Romance Debuts: 2018
by Donna Seaman

Booklist celebrates debut romance authors for their creative panache, energy, and insights as they portray, for example, a character with autism, the tough dilemmas of a heritage of crime, or love in the world of sports. These are our favorite “firsts” reviewed in Booklist from September 15, 2017, to September 1, 2018.

Top 10 Literary Travel Books: 2018
by Annie Bostrom

​Readers can join quests into the realms of art, science, adventure, and sheer curiosity in these 10 outstanding literary travel books, reviewed in Booklist between September 15, 2017, and September 1, 2018.

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