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Booklist launches Booklist Reader for library patrons and the public

Booklist proudly announces the launch of Booklist Reader, a new digital library patron–facing magazine featuring diverse readers’ advisory recommendations for readers of all ages.

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Booklist Review of the Day

​by Nnedi Okorafor

​The newest novel from acclaimed Africanfuturist Okorafor, is a rich story of climate, capitalism, and biotech. AO, a confident disabled woman with biotech body augmentations that draw the ire of people around her, is left fleeing her city after an incident in the market. 

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Booklist Backlist: Time Out of Line
by Susan Maguire

​The slipperiness of time captures writers’ imaginations. Here are a few novels that play with the very concept of time, eschewing a straight line and using the possibilities of multiple futures to tell stories that vary in tone and theme, but are united by a nonlinear narrative structure. 

Fall Travel Guides & Videos: 2021
by Heather Booth and Annie Bostrom

​Folks considering a trip—in the U.S. or abroad, in a tent or a chateau—will find loads of practical advice in the stand-alone and series guides below, and there’s plenty there for dream-traveling, too.

The Shelf Care Interview: Karla Valenti and Emma Otheguy

In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Maggie Reagan talks with Karla Valenti, author of Lotería and Emma Otheguy, author of Sofia Acosta Makes a Scene.

Must-Listen Romance
by Heather Booth

This year’s selection of must-listen romance on audio has something for a wide range of teen and adult fans of love stories, from classic tropes to fresh new combinations.

Carte Blanche: An Interview with Benjamin Alire Sáenz
​by Michael Cart

Following up on his award-winning 2012 novel, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Sáenz offers the long-anticipated sequel, Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World, out next month. I recently had the privilege of talking with him about the new book; find our lively, engaging conversation below.

Trend Alert: Historical Romance Heroines Who Dare to Be Different
by John Charles

Recently, a whole new group of daringly different heroines has appeared on the scene.

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