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REaD ALERT shares links to Booklist's most interesting book reviews and articles. This free e-newsletter also alerts you that the latest issue of Booklist has been published on Booklist Online—and mails before print subscribers receive their copy of the magazine. You will receive approximately 20 newsletters per year. If you don't already receive REaD ALERT, subscribe now!
 

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Read the current issue:

October 15 2021: When we say "the arts," we mean everything from paintings to TV series

Browse previous issues:

October 1 2021: Books to Fill Your Bellies and Brains

September 15 2021: Looking for quintessential pleasure reading?

September 1 2021: Happy New (Volume) Year!

August 2021: Existential Dread Is Also a Feeling

July 2021: #ReadGraphic Is Here!

July 2021: We Literally Can't Stop Discussing Books

June 2021: In June, we read with our ears!

May 15 2021: Making fiction from fact

May 1 2021: Get a clue! Mysteries on tap

April 15 2021: More (and More and More) Middle Grade!

April 1 2021: Everything under the Sun!

March 15 2021: March List Mania!

March 1 2021: Stirring words and calls to action  

February 15 2021: Good books are strong medicine

February 1 2021: Consequential Art

January 2021: An abundance of book recommendations for pleasure and illumination! 

December 15 2020: Star Power! Booklist's top titles of the year

December 1 2020: Now with Audio!

November 2020: It takes courage and conviction to take that first plunge

October 15 2020: Surprise! It's Art!

October 1 2020: Cooking and Coping

September 2 2020: Love and Basketball and Soccer and Fencing and Football and ...

September 1 2020: Grown-ups dream of love

August 2020: Brave and Spooky Worlds to Soothe Your Embattled Soul

July 2020: One Newsletter Wasn't Enough!

July 2020: Wish you were here!

June 2020: Portraits, self-portraits, and a focus on politics illuminate true-life stories

May 15, 2020: Historical fiction equals time travel; reference equals facts

May 1, 2020: Crime fills the time while sheltering in place; crime fiction that is!

April 9, 2020: Stuck in the Middle

April 1, 2020: Forging ahead by gorging on books

March 26, 2020: Sheltering in Books

March 15, 2020: Take Note! 

March 1, 2020: It's environmental, Dear Everyone

February 2, 2020: Be healthy minded; explore and share our Spotlight on Health & Wellness

February 1, 2020: Lifting Every Voice

January 1, 2020: New Year, New Us! (But we're still obsessed with books, don't worry.)

December 15, 2019, #2: Oh, Did We Forget Something?

December 15, 2019: We did it! We the book-loving editors of Booklist selected the best of the best for 2019

December 1, 2019: Science Rules!

November 15, 2019: Books to Warm Your Soul

November 1, 2019: First Novels, Great Emojis, and an Editor's LOLs

October 10, 2019: We celebrate art and the artful use of aesthetic emotions for readers' advisory 

October 1, 2019: Get ready to binge a new series - or maybe a bag of Halloween candy

September 12 , 2019: Is it love or just jet lag? 

August 29 , 2019: If Only There Was a Varsity Team for Reading

August 8 , 2019: Cats and Dog Pics

July 8, 2019: #ReadGraphic

June 13, 2019: Prying, snooping, spying, eavesdropping: all's fair in biography

June 6, 2019: The Best of Mystery Month 2019

May 16, 2019: Spring Brings Change—to Booklist, Too

May 2, 2019: The Year's Best Crime Novels - and a Fond Farewell

April 11, 2019: We <3 Middle Grade

April 1, 2019: Do Your Research

March 15, 2019: Hey, Good Lookin'

March 1, 2019: Provocative New Reads Look to the Past

February 15, 2019: Be well - and well read!

February 1, 2019: Diverse Books Belong Literally Everywhere

January 1, 2019: Booklisters' Personal Bests

December 15, 2018: 2018's Best Books and Audio

December 1, 2018: Happy 50th Anniversary, Apollo!

November 15, 2018: The Many Faces of Spirituality

November 1, 2018: The Future of Read Alert

October 15, 2018: At Least We Still Have Art

October 1, 2018: Food, Glorious Food!

September 20, 2018: Our Cup Runneth Over!

September 15, 2018: Isn't REaD Alert Romantic?

September 1, 2018: Sports, Not Sportsball

August 1, 2018: SF! Fantasy! Horror! Mitch Albom!

July 1, 2018: Graphic (Novel) Content - and Picture Books!

June 15, 2018: Like the Biography Channel, but with Books

June 1, 2018: The Best of Mystery Month 2018

May 15, 2018: Urgent Gardening! Critical Crafts! Life-or-Death Reference!

May 1, 2018: The Year's Best Crime Fiction

April 15, 2018: Reelin' in the Years

April 5, 2018: Health & Wellness Roundup

April 1, 2018: Presenting the Best of the Best

March 15, 2018: Series Nonfiction and a Seriously New Editor

March 1, 2018: Out with the Old  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

6/9/16: Double Issue, Double Fun: Biographies & Audiobooks

6/1/16: The Best of Mystery Month 2016

5/12/16: We're Crafty . . .

4/28/16: The Best Crime Fiction of the Last 12 Months

4/8/16: Historical Fiction, E-Reference, and PLA

3/24/16: Series Nonfiction, Book Groups, and a New Newsletter

3/10/16: Warning: Contains Graphic Material

2/25/16: ALA's "Best" Lists and the Best Women's Fiction

2/11/16: Which Books Make YOU Laugh?

1/28/16: Top 10 Multicultural Fiction and Nonfiction - for Kids and Adults

1/7/16: Neither Snow nor Rain. . . 

12/15/15: Our Picks for the Best Books of 2015

12/1/15: Spotlight on Science & Health - Read It on Our New App!

11/12/15: Books That Go Beyond Belief

10/29/15: A Free Digital Edition of Booklist's Spotlight on the Arts

10/15/15: The First Digital Edition of Booklist - Yours Free!

10/1/15: Dig in to These Mouthwatering Books!

9/10/15: Gaze into the Eyes of the Book You Love

8/27/15: A Sports Top 10 without Baseball?

8/6/15: Booklist's Inaugural Spotlight on LGBTQ Literature

7/9/15: Get Down to Business with Middle-Grade Fiction

6/11/15: The Best Biographies, Audiobooks, and More!

6/1/15: The Best of Mystery Month

5/14/15: Spotlight on SF/Fantasy & Horror - with FOUR Top 10s!

4/30/15: The Year's Best Crime Fiction

4/9/15: Top 10 Historical Fiction - and More!

3/26/15: Travel, Series Nonfiction, and ... Mystery?

3/12/15: ALA's Best Lists, Women's Fiction & John Green

2/26/15: These Graphic Novels Are a Sight for Sore Eyes

2/12/15: Literature to Sustain You - and the Environment

1/29/15: Spotlight on Multicultural Literature

1/8/15: Cold? We've Got Hot Books

12/18/14: Announcing Booklist's Top of the List & Editors' Choice

12/4/14: Is Science Bad for Your Health?

11/13/14: Our Top 10 Religion & Spirituality Books

10/30/14: This Will Be Music to Your Ears

10/16/14: An October Spook-tacular

10/02/14: One Blog to Rule Them All

9/11/2014: There's More to Romance than Rakes and Rogues

8/28/2014: A Sports Issue So Strong, You'll Swear It's on Steroids

7/31/2014: What Is New Adult Fiction? We've Got the Answer

7/03/2014: Stay Indoors! (And Read the Carnegie Winners) 

6/05/2014: Our Blockbuster Annual Conference Issue! 

5/31/2014: The Best of Mystery Month

05/16/2014: A Monster Mash-up of Aliens, Unicorns, and Zombies

05/02/14: It's Mystery Month

04/11/14: Is Historical Fiction History?

04/04/14: Series Nonfiction and Lives of the Poets

 

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