Liz French

About Liz French

Library Journal Senior Editor Liz French edits nonfiction and women's fiction reviews at LJ and reads both nonfiction and fiction. Email: efrench@mediasourceinc.com, Twitter: @lizefrench

Cultivating the Best Habits | What We’re Reading

Better Than Before

LJ/School Library Journal staffers burnish their reading chops and cross off more titles from their 2014 TBR lists this week.

Dark Days of December | What We’re Reading

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This week as winter tightens its grip, the School Library Journal/LJ staffers map out real and unreal worlds, learn how not to report a story, find ways to clean up your living space, and plan for future Newbery Awards.

Fiddler at 50, Anna x 3, Tove’s 100th, 30 Years of Chelsea Green, and More | Classic Returns

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December’s Classic Returns column sings happy birthday to Fiddler on the Roof, celebrates Tove Jansson’s centennial, and congratulates Chelsea Green on 30 years of cutting-edge books. Also: Trollope, Turing, and three new Anna Kareninas!

Trains, Punks, Magic, YA, and Tidying Up | What We’re Reading

The Girl Next Door

As the holiday approaches, the staff at LJ/School Library Journal give thanks for good books about girls, trains, getting old, future worlds, sitting in the dark, and tidying up for perhaps the last time ever.

Unreliables, Trains, Spools, Girls, and Help for the Haunted | What We’re Reading

BlueSpool

Here’s what LJ staffers can’t stop reading this week.

Bone Clocks, Bullying, Plumbing, and Necromancy | What We’re Reading

The Skull and the Nightingale

What LJ/SLJ/JLG staff and their families are reading this week!

Still Scared | What We’re Reading

Sharp Objects

LJ and School Library Journal staffers’ post-Halloween reads and some guest appearances by a debut author and book review journalists

Shining, Creeping, Haunting, Turning, Scaring | What We’re Reading

The Haunting of Hill House

In the run-up to Halloween, the ghosts, ghouls, witches, and warlocks at LJ/School Library Journal share their favorite scary reads.

Personal Bests | What We’re Reading

Truth Be Told

LJ/ School Library Journal staffers—and a special guest librarian—talk about Girls Gone and on the Train; Getting Better Than Before; Watching Anjelica; politics and prizes in China; what to wear; and animal-human transmissions

Special Report: Brooklyn Book Festival | What We’re Reading

The Empire of Necessity

A special report from the 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival and what selected attendees are reading.

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