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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

Apples Never Fall
by Liane Moriarty

The Delaneys are a nice family. Stan and Joy sold their tennis school and retired, and they have good relationships with their adult children, Amy, Troy, Logan, and Brooke. But one Valentine’s Day, Joy goes missing.

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Current Features

Booklist Backlist: Pro Wrestling Roundup
by Ronny Khuri

​Like it or not, professional wrestling has always been popular with children—of all ages—and why shouldn’t it be? Wrestling is a unique form of theater, more about storytelling than dangerously roided-out meatheads smashing each other’s spray-tanned faces into steel objects. And it can provide a natural gateway into other storytelling forms, including books. The following titles are sure to pump up young wrestling fans, bringing the glamour, drama, and excitement of the squared circle to the page.

Fall Youth Preview: 2021
by Taylor Crossley

​This announcement section offers Booklist readers a selected preview of especially notable new titles for young adult, middle-grade, and young readers. All titles will be published in the fall 2021 and winter 2022 seasons.

The Shelf Care Interview: Sara Pennypacker

In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Sarah Hunter talks to Sara Pennypacker, author of Pax: Journey Home.

Core Collection: Women’s Tennis
by Bill Ott

​This list stretches from Victorian England to the present and covers key figures in the women’s game from Lottie Dod to Serena Williams.

Writers & Readers: We Are Always Enough
by Schuyler Bailer

​In the fall of 2015, I became the first transgender athlete to compete for a men’s team in any NCAA Division 1 sport. At our first meet, I stood alongside my new (male) teammates, our names blasted over the PA system.

Listen-alikes: Sports Audiobooks
​by Heather Booth

These titles for all ages display a range of tones and highlight athletic trailblazers and those who have overcome discrimination.

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