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Read Booklist's Guide to Graphic Novels in Libraries, 2024

Booklist's Guide to Graphic Novels in Libraries, 2024, coverThe latest edition of Booklist​’s Guide to Graphic Novels in Libraries is live and, as always, the digital version is free to all readers! As with previous years, you’ll read our latest thoughts about comic bans and the growth of manga, but you’ll also learn how to slow down while reading this unique format, its many subgenres, and its potential in higher education. And don’t miss this year’s original comics either, of course! Read the digital edition now!

Booklist Review of the Day

The Striker and the Clock: On Being in the Game
by Georgia Cloepfil

​Cloepfil’s debut book is a marvelous love letter to soccer and a testament to the drive and determination of professional female athletes.

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Current Features

Top 10 Sports Books: 2024
by Annie Bostrom

​These ten extraordinary books prove that when we talk about sports, we also talk about gender and religion, glory and trauma, history and hope—in other words, humanity.

photo of Amber Chen10 Questions for Amber Chen
By John Charles

Amber Chen is a Singaporean Chinese author of sf/fantasy and contemporary fiction. She spends much of her free time living within Chinese fantasy novels and dramas and also drinks one too many cups of bubble tea. One of her webnovels, The Cutting Edge, has been adapted for television.

photo of Georgie Blalock10 Questions for Georgie Blalock
By John Charles

Georgie Blalock is a history lover and movie buff who loves combining her different passions through historical fiction and a healthy dose of period piece films. When not writing, she can be found prowling the nonfiction history section of the library or the British film listings on Netflix or in the dojo training for her next black belt rank. Her novels include The Other Windsor Girl, The Last Debutantes, and An Indiscreet Princess.

Shelf Care Interview logoThe Shelf Care Interview: The Creative Team Behind Rifts and Refrains

In this episode of the Shelf Care interview, Heather Booth talks with the creative team behind Rifts and Refrains.

Shelf Care Interview logoBook Club Resources from Penguin Random House!

Do you run a book club at your library? Are you ready to take your library’s book club to the next level? Then check out these amazing resources from Penguin Random House Library Marketing!

Booklist’s Graphic Novels in Libraries Month Sweepstakes!

Want to strengthen the graphic novel presence in your library? Then enter our #ReadGraphic sweepstakes now for a chance to win amazing GN essentials perfect for your next display, program, or curb side pickup pack!

Top 10 Sports Books for Youth: 2024
by Ronny Khuri

​Chess, LARPing, and a pair of high-stakes fantastical competitions are just a few of the sports covered in these top 10 sports books for youth, reviewed in Booklist between July 1, 2023, and June 1, 2024.

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