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Where Was Goodbye?
by Janice Lynn Mather

​With a tender plot, Mather (Facing the Sun, 2020) captures the breathless rage that unexpected loss and guilt can bring.

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photo of Suzanne Park10 Questions for Suzanne Park
By John Charles

Suzanne Park is a Korean American writer who was born and raised in Tennessee. She is the author of the adult novels The Do-Over, So We Meet Again, and Loathe at First Sight.

Writers & Readers: Louder Than Hunger
by John Schu

​When I was in the eighth grade, I was admitted to Linden Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital in Naperville, Illinois, for anorexia nervosa, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, and depression.

Top 10 Relationship Fiction: 2024
by Susan Maguire

​The top 10 relationship fiction books of the year, reviewed in Booklist between April 15, 2023, and April 1, 2024, explore grief, redemption, motherhood, and societal ills in novels that are by turns humorous and heartrending, sometimes all at once.

shelf care logoEpisode #34: Summer Scares 2024
By Susan Maguire

This episode of Shelf Care: The Podcast is all about Summer Scares! The reading program, a collaboration between Booklist, the Horror Writers Association, United for Libraries, Book Riot, and NoveList, announced their title picks in February. Host Susan Maguire sat down with the folks behind Summer Scares to talk about the books they want you to read this summer, different levels of scariness, and the importance of snacks for patron engagement.

photo of Yulin Kuange10 Questions for Yulin Kuang
​By John Charles

Yulin Kuang is a screenwriter and director, whose credits include The CW’s I Ship It and Hulu’s Dollface. She was once fired from a Hallmark movie for being “too hip for Hallmark” and is the adapting screenwriter of Emily Henry’s People We Meet On Vacation, as well as the writer/director of the forthcoming Beach Read film for 20th Century Studios. She lives in Pasadena with her husband Zack and their orange cat, Eloise.

photo of Nicholas George10 Questions for Nicholas George
By John Charles

Nicholas George worked as a newspaper reporter before embarking on an extensive career in public relations and communication management. His love of long-distance walking in the U.S. and England prompted him to create his Walk Through England series of mystery novels, set on group walks in the English countryside.

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