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The March Booklist Reader Is Here—Digitally and in Print!

Cover of current Booklist ReaderThe March Booklist Reader is here: start reading and sharing digitally today!


Order Booklist Reader in print for your patrons!

You can share physical copies of Booklist Reader with library-building visitors now! Don’t miss out on this valuable patron resource, which brings Booklist’s quality book and audiobook recommendations, author interviews, original features, and so much more directly to readers of all ages. Order your first fifty online today or by calling 1-888-350-0949, and learn more about this exciting patron resource on our blog! 


Booklist Review of the Day

My Picture Diary
written and art by Fujiwara Maki, translated by Ryan Holmberg

​To read this graphic work without context provides universally empathetic glimpses of a wife and mother increasingly overwhelmed by home life, suffocating under sexist expectations.

Reviews in This Issue

Current Features

image from The Fiancee Farce10 Questions for Alexandria Bellefleur
​By John Charles

A Pacific Northwesterner at heart, Alexandria Bellefleur has a weakness for good coffee, Pike IPA, and Voodoo doughnuts and, here, answers the Booklist Blog​’s questions about her latest, The Fiancée Farce.

Listen Up: Atmospheric Accents
by Heather Booth

Listening to an audiobook set in a distant locale can create a sensory backdrop for travel or offer an armchair-travel opportunity. The stellar accent work here will take you away and vibrantly create a sense of place and time.

LibraryReads logoLibraryReads April 2023 Picks

Every month, library staff from across the country have the chance to vote on upcoming adult titles that they loved reading and cannot wait to share. Participation is open to everyone who works in a public library, whether they are senior staff or new arrivals, in any area of the library.

Trend Alert: Picture Books for Older Readers
by Sarah Hunter

Read on for a list of recent and forthcoming titles that will appeal to those drawn to poetry, the darker side of fairy tales, thought-provoking explorations of one’s place in the world, or a particularly bewitching piece of art.

High-Demand Read-alikes: Tales of Asylum Seekers, Family, and Love
by Donna Seaman

The Wind Knows My Name entwines the stories of a Jewish Holocaust survivor and present-day asylum seekers thwarted at the U.S./Mexico border in a tale that draws on crimes against humanity, suffering and compassion, courage and love, and the wonders of mystical powers.

Top 10 Picture Books about Journeys
by Sarah Hunter

Transformative journeys, both literal and metaphorical, are at the heart of these exceptional picture books, reviewed in Booklist between March 15, 2022, and March 1, 2023.

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