Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

The New Year brings fresh book news, and plenty of new titles, including five librarian and bookseller picks publishing this week. Unbound by Stuart Woods leads in holds this week; Leila Slimani’s novel, entitled The Perfect Nanny in the US, wowed France, and President Obama offers his picks of 2017.

RA Back Pocket: Art and Coffee-Table Books | Wyatt’s World

Some of the books readers treasure most are the lavishly illustrated tomes that do far more than decorate end tables. They inspire, inform, and enrich—all things libraries strive for as well. Here are five notable titles from 2017 that are guaranteed to entertain and enlighten for years to come.

New Bestsellers and Reviews of Strong Opinions | Book Pulse

Only one new bestselling title this week, continuing children’s author Dav Pilkey’s great success. Roomies by Christina Lauren gets high praise while Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker by A.N. Wilson gets slammed.

Top Picks for 2018 and a Final Look at 2017 | Book Pulse

HuffPo on the Best Feminist Books of 2017, the Hollywood Reporter weighs in on the Best Comics of the year, and the “old gray lady” takes a look at intriguing new nonfiction.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

A handful of in-demand new titles hit shelves. Reviewers opinions get sharp. The publishing world looks forward to 2018 even as a few final best of the year lists take stock of 2017.

No New Bestsellers But Plenty of Books | Book Pulse

As the year winds down, no new bestsellers appear this week but plenty of book news still breaks.

Going Viral Nets a Two-Book Deal | Book Pulse

After writing a short story for The New Yorker that set the literary world alight, Kristen Roupenian lands a seven-figure, two-book deal.

The Power Sells Out | Book Pulse

Naomi Alderman’s novel The Power sells out, Mean by Myriam Gurba gets a glowing review, and Ta-Nehisi Coates bows out of Twitter.

Mary Beard & Louisa May Alcott | Book Pulse

Mary Beard talks about how women gain and are denied power. PBS previews Little Women.

RA Back Pocket: Poetry | Wyatt’s World

Poetry might not constitute the highest circulation stats in libraries, but it is ever more relevant. Here are five collections from 2017 to be long remembered, proving reliable suggestions to readers of all interest levels.