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

Nora Roberts leads in holds this week with Year One. Seven Indie Next picks arrive and a second photo book focused on President Obama hits the shelves.

New to the Bestseller Lists | Book Pulse

New bestsellers hit the lists and several more “best of the year” lists appear.

Surveying 2017 Through Books | Book Pulse

The New York Time and Slate take a look at the book year of 2017 and Elena Ferrante is working on new projects.

Best Crime Books of the Year & a New Series by Cassandra Clare | Book Pulse

Cassandra Clare has a new high fantasy adult series in the works and Marilyn Stasio picks the best crime novels of the year.

More Best Books | Book Pulse

The Guardian offers its Best Books, with a twist, and invites readers to play at home

A Course in Comics | Collection Development: Graphic Novels & Nonfiction

The explosion of artistic expression and the breadth of subject matter in the current comics scene are astounding, so libraries can reflect their patron mix, emphasize diverse experiences, and provide popular works alongside those ripe for discovery. These 27 titles are the tip of the graphic iceberg.

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

Past Perfect by Danielle Steel tops holds. Oathbringer: Book Three of the Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson tops the NYTbestseller list and both LJand The New York Times are out with more best books of the year.

The Costa Shortlist and Literary Listens | Book Pulse

The shortlist for the Costa Book Awards is out, as are new literary podcasts. The NYT explores what we have gotten wrong about Thanksgiving.

LJ’s Top Ten Picks and Genre Bests | Book Pulse

Library Journal names its picks for the Top Ten Books of 2017 and its selections for Best Genre Fiction. The Scotiabank Giller Prize is announced.

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

The People vs. Alex Crossby James Patterson leads the holds count and Wrinkle in Time gets a new trailer.