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Booklist Online REaD ALERT

REaD ALERT shares links to Booklist's most interesting book reviews and articles. This free e-newsletter also alerts you that the latest issue of Booklist has been published on Booklist Online—and mails before print subscribers receive their copy of the magazine. You will receive approximately 20 newsletters per year. If you don't already receive REaD ALERT, subscribe now!


Read the current issue:

12/15/2016: The Best Books and Media of 2016


Browse previous issues: 

6/9/16: Double Issue, Double Fun: Biographies & Audiobooks

6/1/16: The Best of Mystery Month 2016

5/12/16: We're Crafty . . .

4/28/16: The Best Crime Fiction of the Last 12 Months

4/8/16: Historical Fiction, E-Reference, and PLA

3/24/16: Series Nonfiction, Book Groups, and a New Newsletter

3/10/16: Warning: Contains Graphic Material

2/25/16: ALA's "Best" Lists and the Best Women's Fiction

2/11/16: Which Books Make YOU Laugh?

1/28/16: Top 10 Multicultural Fiction and Nonfiction - for Kids and Adults

1/7/16: Neither Snow nor Rain. . . 

12/15/15: Our Picks for the Best Books of 2015

12/1/15: Spotlight on Science & Health - Read It on Our New App!

11/12/15: Books That Go Beyond Belief

10/29/15: A Free Digital Edition of Booklist's Spotlight on the Arts

10/15/15: The First Digital Edition of Booklist - Yours Free!

10/1/15: Dig in to These Mouthwatering Books!

9/10/15: Gaze into the Eyes of the Book You Love

8/27/15: A Sports Top 10 without Baseball?

8/6/15: Booklist's Inaugural Spotlight on LGBTQ Literature

7/9/15: Get Down to Business with Middle-Grade Fiction

6/11/15: The Best Biographies, Audiobooks, and More!

6/1/15: The Best of Mystery Month

5/14/15: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy & Horror - with FOUR Top 10s!

4/30/15: The Year's Best Crime Fiction

4/9/15: Top 10 Historical Fiction - and More!

3/26/15: Travel, Series Nonfiction, and ... Mystery?

3/12/15: ALA's Best Lists, Women's Fiction & John Green

2/26/15: These Graphic Novels Are a Sight for Sore Eyes

2/12/15: Literature to Sustain You - and the Environment

1/29/15: Spotlight on Multicultural Literature

1/8/15: Cold? We've Got Hot Books

12/18/14: Announcing Booklist's Top of the List & Editors' Choice

12/4/14: Is Science Bad for Your Health?

11/13/14: Our Top 10 Religion & Spirituality Books

10/30/14: This Will Be Music to Your Ears

10/16/14: An October Spook-tacular

10/02/14: One Blog to Rule Them All

9/11/2014: There's More to Romance than Rakes and Rogues

8/28/2014: A Sports Issue So Strong, You'll Swear It's on Steroids

7/31/2014: What Is New Adult Fiction? We've Got the Answer

7/03/2014: Stay Indoors! (And Read the Carnegie Winners) 

6/05/2014: Our Blockbuster Annual Conference Issue! 

5/31/2014: The Best of Mystery Month

05/16/2014: A Monster Mash-up of Aliens, Unicorns, and Zombies

05/02/14: It's Mystery Month

04/11/14: Is Historical Fiction History?

04/04/14: Series Nonfiction and Lives of the Poets

03/21/14: ALA's Best Lists and Booklist's "Best" Reviews  

2/27/14: The Best Graphic Novels - See for Yourself!

2/13/14: This Winter, We're All Arctic Explorers

1/30/2014: Rebel Music and a Life in Motion 

1/9/2014: The Dark Side of Philadelphia . . . 

12/13/13: Booklist Editors' Choice and Top of the List

11/27/13: A Healthy Dose of Science?

11/14/13: Books We Can Really Believe In

10/31/13: When the Arts Get Noisy

10/18/13: Which Debut Novelists Will Make It Big?

10/3/13: Best Books on Food and Drink

9/19/13: Top 10 Romance Novels

8/29/13: Some of the Best Sports Books Ever

8/8/13: Books to Keep You Up at Night

7/11/13: Award Winners & Summer Sizzlers

6/13/13: Can't-Miss Author Events at ALA Annual Conference 

5/31/13: The Best of Mystery Month 2013

5/16/13: SF/Fantasy That Knows No Boundaries

5/1/13: The Best Reviews of the Year's Best Mysteries

4/18/13: Historical Fact vs. Historical Fiction

3/27/13: Neil Gaiman and Joe Hill are Stars! Stars, We Tell You!

3/14/13: ALA's Best Lists and Booklist's "Best" Reviews

2/28/13: The Best New Graphic Novels

2/14/13: Books to Sustain You (And Our Planet)

1/25/13: Let's Talk in Seattle

1/10/13: The Best of the Best Lists

12/18/12: Booklist Editors' Choice and Top of the List 2012

12/13/12: Gift Books for Your Family

12/4/12: Books for What Ails You

11/19/12: When Religion IS a Laughing Matter

11/1/12: Top 10 Arts Books and More

10/18/12: Acknowledgements Pages Say More Than Thanks

10/4/12: Books to Make You Hungry

9/20/12: Our Spotlights on Romance and Travel

8/31/12: A Trophy for Our Spotlight on Sports

8/2/12: Westerns Aren’t Dead—They’re Undead

7/9/12: Doing Business on the Beach

6/8/12: Listen Up! Audiobooks, Biographies & ALA Preview

5/31/12: The Best of Mystery Month

5/16/12: SF/Fantasy & Our Reference Showcase

5/3/12: The Year's Best Mysteries 

4/15/12: The Very Definition of Historical Fiction

4/1/12: Spring Travel and Series Nonfiction

3/15/12: Our Spotlight on Graphic Novels Has a Comic New Look

3/1/12: ALA's Best Lists

2/16/12: Best New Books on the Environment

2/2/12: Top 10 Black History Lists & More

1/11/12: Introducing Our New Advice Columnist

12/20/2011: Editors' Choice and Top of the List, 2011

12/12/2011: Crafts in the Library

12/1/2011: Books Make You Healthy!

11/17/2011: OMG, God's an Author

11/3/2011: All about the Arts

10/13/2011: First Novels Flourish

9/29/2011: Great Mountains of Books

9/15/2011: Intrepid Women and the Men Who Worship Them

9/1/2011: Winners, Losers, and the Occasional Dead Guy

8/4/2011: The Horror! The Horror! 

7/7/2011: Summer Reading Spectacular

6/9/2011: Top 10 Biographies and More

5/19/2011: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy

5/5/2011: Our 15th Mystery Showcase

4/14/2011: Historical Fiction & E-reference

3/31/2011: Spotlight on Series Nonfiction

3/15/11: Top 10 Graphic Novels and More!

3/3/11: Saving the Planet, from the Comfort of Home

2/17/11: ALA's Best Lists & Keir's Reading List

1/27/11: Black History You Didn't Know About

1/6/11: New Reading Resolutions for a New Year

12/20/10: Top of the List and Editors' Choice

12/14/10: A Hand-Knitted Stocking Bursting with Reviews

11/29/10: Artful Reviews of Science and Technology

11/11/10: Gaming, E-books, and Religion

10/28/10: The Arts, from Gunshots to Cash Registers

10/14/10: Top 10 First Novels and More

9/30/10: We Feed Your Need to Read about Food

9/16/10: We're in Love with Love

9/2/10: Fighting about Sports

8/5/10: The votes are in! And the winner is . . .

7/8/10: Hot Summer Reading & Cool Fall Books

6/10/10: Do-It-Yourself-Audiobooks

5/13/10: Top 10 SF/Fantasy and More!

4/29/10: The Year's Best Crime Novels

4/8/10: Historical Fiction and Genre Friction

3/24/10: Celebrating Four Years of Booklist Online

3/11/10: Spotlight on Graphic Novels

2/25/10: 2010 Best Lists

2/11/10: How to Save the Planet

1/29/10: Spotlight on Black History

1/8/10: Editors' Choice & Top of the List

12/16/09: Spotlight on Crafts and Hobbies

Special Edition 12/10/09: Top of the List and Editors' Choice

11/30/09: Spotlight on Sci-Tech

11/12/09: Spotlight on Religion & Spirituality

10/29/09: Spotlight on the Arts

10/15/09: Spotlight on First Novels

9/29/09: Book Links and Booklist Make a Perfect Pair

9/11/09: Spotlight on Romance

8/27/09: Spotlight on Sports

8/6/09: Beach Book Bingo

7/9/09: Booklist Blogs, Front and Center

6/11/09: ALA Annual Conference in Chicago

5/14/09: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy & Reference Showcase

4/30/10: Mystery Showcase

4/9/09: Spotlight on Historical Fiction

3/26/09: Spotlight on Series Nonfiction

3/12/09: ALA's 2009 Best Lists

2/26/09: Spotlight on Graphic Novels

2/12/09: Spotlight on the Environment

1/28/09: Spotlight on Black History

1/7/09: Editors' Choice & Top of the List

12/15/08: Spotlight on the Year in Review—and the Year Ahead

12/1/08: Spotlight on Sci-Tech

11/12/08: Spotlight on First Novels

10/22/08: Spotlight on the Arts & Fall Database Update

10/8/08: Spotlight on Series Nonfiction & Business

9/24/08: Spotlight on Religion & Spirituality

9/10/08: Romance, Travel, & Encyclopedias

8/27/08: Spotlight on Sports

8/6/08: Spotlight on Booklist Online Exclusives

7/9/08: Spotlight on Readers' Advisory

6/11/08: Spotlight on Biography & Audiobook Showcase

5/16/08: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy

5/1/08: Mystery Showcase

4/9/08: Historical Fiction

3/26/08: Series Nonfiction

3/13/08: Graphic Novels

2/20/08: ALA's 2008 Best Lists

2/7/08: The Environment

1/28/08: Black History

1/7/08: Editors' Choice

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