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Only Child
by Rhiannon Navin

Things were bad enough in the Taylor household even before unthinkable tragedy struck. Before Andy Taylor was gunned down at his elementary school, he was afflicted by oppositional defiant disorder, which leads to violent tempers, and Dad had been having an affair with a neighbor. Now that Andy is gone, one of 19 confirmed dead in the attack, his family, including Andy’s younger brother, Zach, are understandably having difficulty coping with the aftermath of searing loss.

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audiobook-preview-spring-2018_f1.jpgSpring Audiobook Preview: 2018
by Joyce Saricks

Get ready for spring with these upcoming audiobooks, slated for release from February through June 2018.

now-hear-this-Reading_f1.jpgNow Hear This: Kate Reading
by Joyce Saricks

Fans of many series, from science fiction and fantasy to mysteries and historical romances, will recognize award-winning actor and narrator Kate Reading’s distinctive voice.

books-by-booklist-kraus-2018_f1.jpgBooks by Booklist Authors: Daniel Kraus and Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water
by Donna Seaman

When Kraus met del Toro for the first time, in Toronto, where the director was filming Pacific Rim (2013), he spontaneously shared his idea for what became a hit movie in the closing weeks of 2017. “It was very simple,” Kraus explains. “It was an idea I had when I was 15.

diverse-ya-micro-2018_f1.jpgDiverse YA Fiction from Micro-Presses
by Zara Rix

While mainstream publishers are taking steps toward diversity, a large number of talented, diverse authors turn to micro-presses: publishing entities smaller than traditional small presses, and including self-publishing. Here is the latest of our periodic roundups, featuring two titles from Zetta Elliott, a leader in this space.

top-10-diverse-nonfiction-youth-2018_f1.jpgTop 10 Diverse Nonfiction for Older and Middle Readers: 2018
by Ilene Cooper

The topics here are wide-ranging, from gender to sex trafficking, dance to basketball. All of these titles were reviewed in Booklist between February 1, 2017, and January 2018.

top-10-diverse-picture-books-2018_f1.jpgTop 10 Diverse Picture Books: 2018
by Ilene Cooper

This crop of diverse picture books takes young readers around the world, into history, and even into fantastical realms. They were reviewed in Booklist between February 1, 2017, and January 2018.

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