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

Last Call for the March 19 Editors’ Picks Webcast, Plus a Sneak Peek at the Books

A woman with alternate lives. A former Indian army captain’s troubled past. A frozen man reanimated. A therapist haunted by renascent memories of a cult. Women who embrace that sparkly engagement ring—or not. Very rich Asians. A creepy young killer. A poet who has loved and lost, owing to war. An actress aching for a break. Teenage girls sailing the waters off Red Hook. A man in a car and a ride to hell. And a scorned wife enjoying nights on the town. These are some of the characters you will meet if you join us for the first Editors’ Picks webcast, Tuesday, March 19, at 3:00 pm ET. Remember, if you’re busy, you can register now and watch the archived webcast at your convenience. Here’s the registration link. Am I getting too excited about this?

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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.