LJ Media Reviews: February 15, 2017

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A boisterous and heartwarming debut from Chang; a must-listen for “Notorious RBG” fans; BBC’s Capital is part mystery and part social commentary; a master class in “teaching creativity”

LJ Media Reviews: February 1, 2017

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A teacher in an orphanage inherits a fortune in Balogh’s series opener; three excellent narrators bring to life Picoult’s story of racism in contemporary America; for anyone with the slightest interest in comics in particular and art in general; it won’t take long to grow to love Altman’s Short Cuts

Reviewers of the Year 2016

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A huge thank you to all our contributors, and special recognition to those who made this year even more outstanding. Interested in joining the LJ reviewing team? Click on the article for further details.

Best Media 2016: Audiobooks

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We thank our hardworking reviewers for coming up with a list of the top 20 audiobooks of the year, among them Tracy Chevalier’s hard-hitting At the Edge of the Orchard and Helen Oyeyemi’s interconnected tales in What Is Not Your Is Not Yours, as well as Jennifer Boylan’s story of her transition, She’s Not There, with an afterword written and read by Richard Russo, and Matthew Desmond’s LJ Top Ten Best Book Evicted, about precarious housing in Milwaukee.

LJ Media Reviews: January 2017

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Atwood updates The Tempest in Hag-Seed; for fans of gentle romance who want a story with substance; a must-see for art lovers; can Ross Poldark survive a new season?; this film is a must-have for every public library

Cara Hoffman, George Saunders, & Salman Rushdie | Audio in Advance February 2017 | Fiction

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Fiction audiobooks publishing in February 2017

Fraud, Plagues, & Cannibalism | Audio in Advance February 2017 | Nonfiction

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Nonfiction audiobooks publishing in February 2017

Val McDermid, Neil Gaiman, & Laura Lippman | Audio in Advance February 2017 | Stephanie’s Picks

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Audiobooks of note publishing in February 2017

Angie Thomas, Nina LaCour, & Garth Nix | Audio in Advance February 2017 | Young Adult

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Young adult audiobooks publishing in February 2017

Amy Ephron, Kwame Alexander, & Isaac Newton, Alchemist | Audio in Advance February 2017 | Middle Grade

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Middle grade audiobooks publishing in February 2017