Liz French

About Liz French

Library Journal Senior Editor Liz French edits nonfiction and women's fiction reviews at LJ and also compiles the "What We're Reading" and "Classic Returns" columns for LJ online. She's inordinately interested in what you're reading as well. Email: efrench@mediasourceinc.com, Twitter: @lizefrench

Strange Boys, Vanishing New York, Brollies, and IT | What We’re Reading & Watching  

A jewel in the slush pile, a killer clown, New York’s soul, umbrellas, and some lit for bored and brilliant kids.

Baby Drivers, Hippo Farms, Former Manhattans | What We’re Reading & Watching

Coast into the Labor Day weekend with romanticized cityscapes, superheroes and superheroines, mythical creatures, and reading outside our comfort zones.

Sun, Moon, Stars | What We’re Reading & Watching

The “What We’re Reading & Watching” gang dons the safety glasses and checks out eclipse titles and more this week.

Dog-Eared Pages & Hot Stages | What We’re Reading & Watching

Here’s what the LJ/School Library Journal crew is reading and watching during the dog days of summer

ITW Thriller Awards 2017

The 2017 ITW (International Thriller Writers) Thriller Awards were presented, as they have been for the past 12 years, at a sit-down banquet at the Grand Hyatt in midtown New York City. Many people who’ve been there from the start were on hand Saturday, July 15, to present and accept accolades from their colleagues in […]

Veeps, Saul, Lynch, Jail, & Federer FTW | What We’re Watching

This time the whole “What We’re Reading & Watching” gang is concentrating on the latter, not the former, and discussing what they’re watching on the telly (or tablet).

Picking Up Books | What We’re Reading (& Watching)

What a whirl the spring and summer has been for the “What We’re Reading & Watching” gang! We survived LJ’s annual Day of Dialog (DoD), BookExpo (formerly Book Expo America, or BEA for you acronym fans), and then a quick swoop into Chicago for the ALA Annual conference, June 22–27. Books ruled all over, and […]

Summer Travels | Classic Returns

Travel back in time, forward to the future, inside the minds of literary lights. Also, a “Classic Returns Cinema” memoir starring actress Gloria Grahame.

Geniuses & Gods, Podcasts & Presidents, “Mene” Moms, & More | What We’re Reading & Watching

Books, movies, TV…it’s not quite enough for the LJ/School Library Journal “What We’re Reading & Watching” team. Now we add podcasts and menus to the menu.

Books To Buzz About | Day of Dialog 2017

Five novelists, including three first-timers, discuss their buzzy fiction