LJ Best Books 2016

A jury of our peers discussed, debated, disagreed, and finally declared LJ’s annual Top Ten Best Books of the year, selected by our editors, as well as Top Five lists for genre fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic novels, and SELF-e titles. VISIT THE WEBSITE

ALA Galley & Signing Guide

Opening this Thursday, June 21, in Anaheim, CA, the American Library Association Conference doesn’t mean just meetings, meetings, meetings. The floor is aflood with good books and authors standing by with pens. Featuring top titles from publishers large and small, with information about buzz events and author doings you might have missed, my second annual ALA Galley & Signing Guide is aimed at helping you through the maze. Embedded icons will guide the digitally inclined straight to NetGalley.

Even if you’re not going to ALA‚ and even if you’re not a librarian‚ you’ll be interested to see what publishers are pushing. So, go ahead, it’s free. Click here to get your downloadable/printable PDF.

Barbara Hoffert About Barbara Hoffert

Barbara Hoffert (bhoffert@mediasourceinc.com, @BarbaraHoffert on Twitter) is Editor, LJ Prepub Alert; past chair of the Materials Selection Committee of the RUSA (Reference and User Services Assn.) division of the American Library Association; and past president, treasurer, and awards chair of the National Book Critics Circle.