LJ’s Reviews of RUSA’s Top Genre Fiction | ALA Midwinter 2017

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On January 22, RUSA’s Reading List Council announced the 2017 selections of the annual best-of reading list, comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers. Check out below LJ‘s full reviews of the winners and look for the complete reviews of the short list titles in BookVerdict.

Fiction from Hurwitz, Rosenfeld, and Ryan, plus Debuts and Mermaids | Xpress Reviews

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Hurwitz excels at writing smart characters and plots; Luke is another compelling diversion from Ryan; Kamata’s coming-of-age story mixes bits of magical realism with the trials of growing up in the 1970s suburban Midwest

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, November 22, 2013

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Historical fiction from Higginbotham, a well-crafted mystery from Hurwitz, fans of “Bourne” might want to try SYLO, Picoult is a Perfect Match for readers, Roberts’s fans will want Chesapeake Blue, Wolitzer is highly recommended