Genre News | Book Pulse

The Guardian considers a “new” genre, “Up Lit.” Books on royal gossip make news as do two documentaries on famous authors. And speaking of news, the bunny bout is on.

LJ Reference | Review Alert: April 1, 2018

For students and art lovers seeking a deeper understanding of the influences behind the world’s greatest artworks; this title should please most lovers of crime fiction; this database is an important one for libraries that serve students of music and musicianship; a supportive choice for any expert seeking to publish a book

LJ Nonfiction | Review Alert, April 1, 2018

A fascinating if unsettling read for those interested in religion or science; a must-have resource for families of childhood leukemia patients and all library collections; of significance to general readers and lovers of 20th-century art and art movements; highly recommended for U.S. colonial, middle period, and Civil War scholars; science enthusiasts and scientists alike will enjoy delving into this exciting extragalactic drama

LJ Fiction | Review Alert: April 1, 2018

For aficionados of British procedurals; Steinhauer has written an unnervingly and timely thriller with incredible pivots; the powerful and diverse testimonies in these stories bring nuance and complexity to the ongoing conversation; this exquisitely crafted novel offers a lesson in history; world literature beyond the basics; a weighty, emotional read with Pekkanen’s trademark relatable, realistic characters

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

New releases from Danielle Steel, Donna Leon, and Anna Quindlen; plus Comey’s blockbuster book, authors on air, and new trailers

Women’s History Month: Read On | Wyatt’s World

Nonfiction explorations, a grand collection of comics portraits, and a welcome anthology of reimagined tales are just some of the books that help readers celebrate the history and achievements of women.

Bon Appétit: Seven New and Tasty Cookbooks

With straightforward instructions, cooks of all skill levels will be able to fire up a gas or charcoal grill and make something delicious; fish lovers can cook a variety of dishes from shellfish, finfish, little fish, and eggs to mahi-mahi, wahoo, and Pacific cod; and discover new takes on breakfasts, beverages, finger foods, main courses, and desserts that will satisfy the entire family

At the Craft Table: Eight New Craft/DIY Books

Work on your lettering with close-up photographs of various pen types, nibs from all angles, and a great variety of inks and paints; step outside of the box and create something new and exciting with concrete; and tips on how to use bold, high-contrast color palettes to give your quilts an extra punch

Suspense Author on Her Latest Book | LJ Talks to Linda Howard

Alabama-based author Linda Howard published her first book in 1982 and deservedly received the Romance Writers of America Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005. Her latest romantic suspense is a fascinating tale of paramilitary men and women facing battles of their own and of others’ making. According to LJ’s starred review, The Woman Left Behind (Morrow, […]

The Week Ends with Book Awards and Title Announcements | Book Pulse

Women writers sweep the National Book Critics Circle awards; Joan Silber wins the Fiction prize for Improvement. Reni Eddo-Lodge wins the Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, for Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race.