Welcome to Book Pulse, a daily update designed to help collection development and readers’ advisory librarians navigate the never-ending wave of new books and book news.

Here you will find highlights of titles moving in the marketplace and getting buzz, bookish stories making news, and key items from the literary web.

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The Great American Read; Fire and Fury on the Small Screen | Book Pulse

PBS announces The Great American Read and Fire and Fury heads to TV.

The Frankenstein Bicentennial | Book Pulse

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein while more modern classics head to the screen.

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

City of Endless Nightby Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child leads holds this week while The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Storiesby Denis Johnson gets review attention. New trailers are out for two book adaptations.

New Bestsellers | Book Pulse

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn and Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff take over the bestseller lists.

Reese Witherspoon’s New Book Club Pick | Book Pulse

Reese Witherspoon picks Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown as her newest book club pick. Fire and Fury tops bestseller lists but finds itself in a more crowded field.

Highly Anticipated 2018 Books & LJ’s Best Media of 2017 | Book Pulse

There’s plenty of news related to comics adaptations, plus LJ announced its picks for 2017’s best DVDs, music, games, and audiobooks.

A Glowing Review Leads the Day | Book Pulse

The Maze at Windermere by Gregory Blake Smith gets a rave review. The First Amendment gets coverage.

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

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin leads the pack this week. In a sign that the holiday season is definitely over, a slew of new books arrive. Fire and Fury continues to draw heat.

New Bestsellers; Trump Seeks to Stop Publication | Book Pulse

New bestsellers arrive and the firestorm over Fire and Fury heats up.

New Book Clubs | Book Pulse

Sing, Unburied, Singby Jesmyn Ward launches a new book club, a joint project of The New York Times and PBS’s News Hour.