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

On the Beach, in the Kitchen, on Death Row | What We’re Reading

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The WWR skeleton crew discusses the contents of their beach bags and backpacks. This week we won’t need a bigger boat…

Churches, Houses, Songs, Choices | What We’re Reading

The Sunshine Crust Baking Factory

In the hours and days after the hellish events in Charleston, SC, I asked the “What We’re Reading” gang how they’re handling the aftermath of the racist attack, and of course, what they’re reading. Here are some of the LJ/School Library Journal staffers’ coping and reading strategies. Mahnaz Dar, Associate Editor, SLJ Reviews This week, […]

Doing and Reading | French on Fridays

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This week I was all set to talk about Chevy Stevens’s Those Girls (St. Martin’s), which I just finished (lots and lots of brutality and violence but still a damn good story) and the surprise and delight I experienced upon discovering that hey, not only is Karen White savvy and smart about marketing and a […]

Dads Plus Mollusks, Millennials, and Margaret Mead | What We’re Reading

Euphoria

Dads pop up all over in this week’s “What We’re Reading” column.

Steampunk, LGBT Stories, Hausfraus, Lists, Mutants, Octopus Hugs | What We’re Reading

The Octopus Scientists

The WWR gang returns with some BEA finds, an oldie-but-still-goodie, an amusing audiobook, octopuses, sentient airships, mad hausfraus, unrequited love, and even a giveaway.

Words in Your Mouth | French on Fridays

A misquote, a Swiss book, a good trope.

Special Edition: What BEA Read | What We’re Reading

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No one standing in line at BEA 15 was safe from the BOOK INQUIRER–here’s what the attendees were reading

Read & Remember | What We’re Reading

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LJ and SLJ staffers read Memorial Day/post-Memorial Day/completely non-holiday-themed books this week.

Not Forgotten | French on Fridays

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Thinking about those who served pre-Memorial Day.

Doubling Up, Doubling Down | What We’re Reading

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A double dose of What We’re Reading from the LJ/School Library Journal and Junior Library Guild staff!