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August Booklist Reader is live!

Cover of June Booklist ReaderThe August Booklist Reader is here and brimming with graphic novels and comic recommendations that you can share digitally with patrons. Start reading and sharing today!

 

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Booklist Review of the Day

August Kitko and the Mechas from Space
by Alex White

When the Vanguards, giant space-death robots, finally come to Earth, they have already taken out a few space colonies as well as the majority of United Earth’s military. As a final farewell, Earth’s elite decide to throw a party.




Reviews in This Issue

Current Features

Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror: 2022
by Susan Maguire

​The top science fiction, fantasy, and horror books reviewed in Booklist from August 2021 to July 2022 show the full range of the genres’ possibilities, from magical heists to historical horror to giant space-death robots. 

June copy of Booklist ReaderPrint Is Coming: Everything You Need to Know about Ordering Booklist Reader in Print
Those of you at ALA Annual may have heard our exciting news: Booklist Reader is coming to print! If you’re as pumped as we are to share this patron-friendly, librarian-approved resource with your community, read on below and check back in for updates on how to subscribe!​

The Shelf Care Interview: Alex Boniello and April Lavalle

In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Julia Smith talks to authors Alex Boniello and April Lavalle, about their picture book, A Case of the Zaps

Shelf Care logoShelf Care Episode 22: Book Banning and Book Suggesting
By Susan Maguire

In this episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, host Susan Maguire talks to Kelly Jensen about the current state of book banning, what’s behind the recent slate of challenges, and what to do when collection development policies are not enough.

Booklist Backlist: The Book is Better—Movie and TV Adaptations
by Annie Bostrom, Susan Maguire, and Donna Seaman

We don’t actually know if the movie and TV series adaptations fail justice to do these novels and works of nonfiction because they haven’t been released yet. But even if they are splendid in their own right, the books deserve to be read.

Top 10 Discussable Audiobooks
by Heather Booth

A discussable audiobook is one that starts with a great story and has a narration that adds an interpretive layer all its own. These recent titles offer book groups, be they library-run or neighborhood gatherings, fodder for upbeat and engaging conversations.

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