A Case for Poirot: On Tackling Agatha Christie’s Most Perfect Creation


Sophie Hannah on her new novel The Monogram Murders, starring Agatha Christie’s famous detective Hercule Poirot.

Editors’ Fall Picks


For style and subterfuge, look no further than these 36 fall books that have LJ‘s review editors talking

Chelsea Cain | LibraryReads Authors


Q&A with LibraryReads top vote getter Chelsea Cain, author of One Kick

A Writer’s Life with Librarians: A First Novelist Addresses Librarians at S. & S.’s Summer 2014 Preview


“When I think about what librarians have done for me over the years—provided a space, kept it neat and attractive, filled it with books and technology and opportunities for growth—I realize that what they were really doing was providing a home for me by another name.”

A Multiplicity of Realms | SF/Fantasy Genre Spotlight


Growing diversity in source material, subgenres, and even publishing models expands the universe of speculative fiction.

Books for the Masses | Editors’ Picks BEA 2014


LJ‘s review editors braved the crowds at BookExpo America to find this fall’s most intriguing and memorable reads.

Q&A: Ruben Castaneda, Author of S Street Rising

Ruben Castaneda

Ruben Castaneda discusses his memoir, S Street Rising.

The Birth of a Database


Adam Matthew is a London-based database vendor that produces collections of digitized primary sources in the humanities and social sciences. They believe a collaborative approach is crucial to producing a great resource.

E. Lockhart | LibraryReads Authors


National Book Award finalist and Printz honoree E. Lockhart wanted to write a good amnesia book with a past to reveal…read more of Barbara Hoffert’s conversation with the author of We Were Liars

Barbara Hoffert Talks to Gabrielle Zevin; April LibraryReads | Spotlight

Gabrielle Zevin

The top ten titles chosen by librarians nationwide; Q&A with top vote getter Gabrielle Zevin