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Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World
by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

​Sáenz’s beloved characters, Mexican Americans Aristotle and Dante, return in this splendid sequel to the award-winning Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (2012). 




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Carte Blanche: An Interview with Benjamin Alire Sáenz
​by Michael Cart

Following up on his award-winning 2012 novel, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Sáenz offers the long-anticipated sequel, Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World, out next month. I recently had the privilege of talking with him about the new book; find our lively, engaging conversation below.

Trend Alert: Historical Romance Heroines Who Dare to Be Different
by John Charles

Recently, a whole new group of daringly different heroines has appeared on the scene.

The Shelf Care Interview: Karla Valenti and Emma Otheguy

In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Maggie Reagan talks with Karla Valenti, author of Lotería and Emma Otheguy, author of Sofia Acosta Makes a Scene.

Let’s Talk about Love: A Teen Romance Roundtable
​by Maggie Reagan

Here, we talk to four authors writing love stories for and about teens—A. R. Capetta (The Heartbreak Bakery, 2021), Sandhya Menon (10 Things I Hate about Pinky, 2020), L.C. Rosen (Camp, 2020), and Nicola Yoon (Instructions for Dancing, 2021)...

Top 10 Romance Debuts: 2021
by Donna Seaman

Booklist reviewers praised these exceptional romance fiction debuts over the past year, novels that choreograph love-over-obstacles in a TV studio, a university, at a rodeo, and in a 1920s Irish village. 

Top 10 Romance Fiction: 2021
by Donna Seaman

Featuring Victorian London and present-day L.A., entrepreneurial witches, a stress-management coach, a movie star, and a PI, the best romance novels reviewed in Booklist during the last year exemplify the glorious range of this love-centric genre.

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