Bette-Lee Fox

About Bette-Lee Fox

Bette-Lee Fox ( is Managing Editor, Library Journal.

Now in her 44th year with Library Journal, Bette-Lee also edits LJ's Video Reviews column, six times a year Romance column, and e-original Romance reviews, which post weekly as LJ Xpress Reviews. She received the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Vivian Stephens Industry Award in 2013 for having "contributed to the genre or to RWA in a significant and/or continuing manner"

A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread…and Harlequin | In the Bookroom


Vintages by Harlequin™, a line of varietals in collaboration with Vintage Wine Estates (VWE), poured out to readers today

Audiobook from Kardos | Xpress Reviews


Kardos’s latest is not quite compelling, not very suspenseful, but still enough fun, especially with Julia Whelan’s excellent narration

History, Dramedy, & David Lynch | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray, September 1, 2015


From the Blood and Glory of the Civil War to the madness of Mulholland Dr. and Ethan Hawke in 1980s New York, new videos for all types of collections

Good Morning, Breast Cancer, with Love: Six Titles for October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month


A graphic memoir of female growth and independence, breast cancer survivor Lunden, journalist Robach offers up an encouraging story, Dr. Love is the go-to for all matters of the breast, Port’s latest, plus Lucas’s update

Fiction from Daly, Holm, Klaussmann, Lancaster, Longworth, Thomas, & Weiner | Xpress Reviews


Daly’s intriguing story, wild & furious action from Holm, engrossing historical fiction from Klaussmann, hilarious women’s fiction from Lancaster, a delight for Francophiles from Longworth, a new Western series from Thomas, first love from Weiner

Librarians Get Romanced in New York | RWA 2015


Librarians’ Day panels at Romance Writers of America 2015 conference in New York City

Romance Writers Honored in New York City | RWA 2015


Romance, all the time; Romance Writers of America present their award winners for 2015

Finding Closure: The End of a Series | In the Bookroom


It was with excitement and some dismay that I read the final installments of a pair of long-running historical series: Willig’s Pink Carnation and Long’s Pennyroyal Green

Audiobooks from Cohen, Higashino, and Sandford | Xpress Reviews


For the memoir and Jewish identity collections of all libraries, Higashino is Highly recommended for mystery lovers, the adrenaline is almost tangible in Sandford’s latest

RIP Cathie Linz: A Librarian & Romance Writer


The romance world and librarianship mourn the loss of author/librarian Cathie Linz