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

Reading Pages, Coining Phrases | What We’re Reading

Catherine the Great

Our roster of rabid readers fights winter with a mountain of great books: there’s movies, indigenous populations, deaf superpowers, California girls, Kentucky kids, parted and departed loves, designing women, sex traffickers, and a hot-blooded empress.

Monarchs, Memoirs, Mysteries, & Making Choices | What We’re Reading

RinaldiWildOats

The LJ staff’s post–Valentine’s Day (and Presidents Day) reading runs the gamut from prison memoirs to the politics of de-extinction cloning this week.

Staying Warm and Informed | What We’re Reading

A Kim Jong-il Production

More wintertime reading from LJ/SLJ/JLG staffers, and a visit with RED author Jacky Colliss Harvey

Road to Elsewhere | Classic Returns

Prometheus Bound

Classic Returns travels from ancient Greece to postwar Hungary and points in between this month.

Against the Odds | What We’re Reading

Bitchinyourhead

Neither snow nor sleet nor even delayed flights will stop LJ/SLJ/JLG staffers from hitting the books!

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.

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