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

Detecting, Dancing, Dying | What We’re Reading

World Gone By

The LJ/School Library Journal staffers like their reading dark and doggy this week, with a large dose of long-form journalism to supplement the books.

Crime, Dance, Soccer, Family | What We’re Reading

adiche.americanah

LJ/School Library Journal staffers discuss their first reads of 2015.

Fiction and Fantasy for Moderns | Classic Returns

Baker.MermChild

This month’s Classic Returns column features earlier novels by current fan favorites; a reissued family saga; a tale of second chances; and two collections from the “Oddly Modern Fairy Tales” series published by Princeton University.

What We Loved Best in 2014 | What We’re Reading

The Remains of the Day

Some of the LJ/School Library Journal staff picked their favorite reads of 2014.

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

tidykondo

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!

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