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.

Reading Resolutions | Wyatt’s World

The pleasures of reading should always be without strings, but if readers’ advisory (RA) librarians want to add to their to-do lists in 2018, there are some easy yet very useful resolutions to make.

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.

Costa Award Winners | Book Pulse

The Costa Book Awards are announced with Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fineby Gail Honeyman and Reservoir 13by Jon McGregor leading the wins.

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.