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February 15, 2018           BOOKLIST

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January 2018

January 2018 Issue

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Review Of The Day
A Road to Damascus
by Meedo Taha

A botany professor in pursuit of a rare acacia along the road between Beirut and Damascus witnesses the massacre of seven people on a bus and hears the last words of one of the victims, a young man he collided into earlier that day. Thus begins the mystery of who the young man was, why he had a telescope pointed into the professor’s apartment, how the professor’s hometown fits into the young man’s familial history, and who orchestrated the killings, which also took the life of a respected government official.

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column_carte-blanche_f1.jpgCarte Blanche: Feeling Your Pain
by Michael Cart

Empathy—identification with and understanding of another’s situation, feelings, and motives—seems to be in dangerously short supply these days, especially among teens and young adults.

Listen-alikes_Extraordinary-women_f1.jpgListen-alikes: Extraordinary Women--Scientists, Athletes, and Spies
by Joyce Saricks

Get ready for Women’s History Month in March with these audiobooks, which, like Fire on the Track spotlight remarkable and little-known women and their accomplishments.

youth-preview-spring-2018_f1.jpgSpring Youth Preview: 2018
by Briana Shemroske

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 spring 2018 season.

audiobook-preview-spring-2018_f1.jpgSpring Audiobook Preview: 2018
by Joyce Saricks

Get ready for spring with these upcoming audiobooks, slated for release from February through June 2018.

now-hear-this-Reading_f1.jpgNow Hear This: Kate Reading
by Joyce Saricks

Fans of many series, from science fiction and fantasy to mysteries and historical romances, will recognize award-winning actor and narrator Kate Reading’s distinctive voice.

books-by-booklist-kraus-2018_f1.jpgBooks by Booklist Authors: Daniel Kraus and Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water
by Donna Seaman

When Kraus met del Toro for the first time, in Toronto, where the director was filming Pacific Rim (2013), he spontaneously shared his idea for what became a hit movie in the closing weeks of 2017. “It was very simple,” Kraus explains. “It was an idea I had when I was 15.

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