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Cover of October Booklist ReaderThe October Booklist Reader is here: start reading and sharing digitally today!


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Starting with the January 2023 issue, you can share physical copies of Booklist Reader with library-building visitors. Don’t miss out on this valuable patron resource, which brings Booklist’s quality book and audiobook recommendations, author interviews, original features, and so much more directly to readers of all ages. Order your first fifty today, and learn more about this exciting patron resource on our blog! 

Booklist Review of the Day

​written and art by Lucie Bryon

Ella, a flighty romantic, has been crushing on cute but quiet Madeline for ages, so when she finally bumps into her at a house party, it’s a dream come true. But Ella drinks too much and, in her stupor, steals an assortment of delightful objects from a closet in the house.


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Current Features

woman from the cover of Bindle Punk Bruja10 Questions for Desideria Mesa
By John Charles

When she is not indulging in her own eclectic reading tastes (everything from Anne of Green Gables to The Help), Desideria Mesa is busy writing everything from poetry to short stories and now books. Her debut novel is Bindle Punk Bruja, a marvelously magical new novel of historical fantasy.

Fall Travel Guides: 2022
by Annie Bostrom

​We hope that this hearty helping of stand-alone travel guides and series titles offers a little something for voyagers of all kinds, to all corners of the world and/or to the coziest reading chair readers can find.

[SPONSORED CONTENT] Revise. Refocus. Reshape.

What if the next big thing in inclusivity, access, equity, and serving more of our community members in a better way didn’t require new training, tech, or budget lines? Uncover easy enhancement strategies that work. 

The Shelf Care Interview: Svetlana Chmakova 

In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Sarah Hunter talks to Svetlana Chmakova, author of Enemies.​

square image of Shelf Care logoShelf Care Episode 23: Personal Weeding and Personal Reading
By Susan Maguire

​In this episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, host Susan Maguire talks to RAILS Community Engagement Manager Dan Bostrom about how to weed one’s personal book collection . . ..

Booklist Backlist: Nighttime Explorations
by Kit Ballenger

​Whether you are looking to hit the trail, make the most of your backyard, or take more of an imaginary journey from the comfort of home, these picture books invite curiosity and wonder about the natural, nocturnal world.

Talking With Julia Whelan
by Heather Booth

Julia Whelan is a name and voice familiar to any avid audiobook listener. She has narrated over 400 books across multiple genres and age ranges, was the Audie’s Best Female Narrator of 2019, and narrates many of the high-demand titles patrons clamor for. Her sophomore novel, Thank You for Listening, is set in the world of audiobooks and romance-novel narration. 

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