RUSA’S Top Pop Fiction | ALA Midwinter 2015


In spite of a record-breaking blizzard that shut down most of Chicago on Sunday, February 1, RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony went on as scheduled at the Hilton Chicago, where the Reading List Council announced the 2015 selections of the Reading List, an annual best-of list comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers.

Beukes, Hooper, July, Coming-of-Age and Tudor Tales, & More | Fiction Reviews


Beukes sketches a metropolis full of hope and vigor, debut novelist Hooper’s spare, evocative prose dips in and out of reality, The First Bad Man will satisfy July’s fans and win her many more, Moran’s coming-of-age debut novel is both poignant and laugh-out-loud funny

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.

Summer Begins | What We’re Reading

The Birth of Korean Cool

It’s the first week of summer, and the LJ/School Library Journal crew meets new and old friends, explores diverse voices in nonfiction and fiction, and gleefully waits for horrible things to happen.

Time-Traveling Tales | April 1, 2013


Reviews of Lauren Beukes’s The Shining Girls and Bee Ridgway’s The River of No Return.