The Young, the Psycho, the War-torn, the Aging, & the Beachy | What We’re Reading & Watching

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This week, LJand School Library Journal, staffers contemplate mortality, parse a prequel, witness war and its effects on “normal” people, and escape to Nantucket.

Reading Novels One, Two, Three | Wyatt’s World

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Debut novels are delightful because they promise future works to follow. Second books then confirm the hope of the first, while third novels launch a career. Here are five titles that combine such offerings, introducing readers to fresh voices and proving the power of authors who have more to say.