Women’s History Month Gets Literary | Book Pulse

The New York Times measures the state of fiction—being led and changed by women. Michael Connelly wins the 2018 CWA Diamond Dagger award and Barnes & Noble starts a nationwide, in-store, book club with The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer. NPR reports further on the sexual harassment allegations against Sherman Alexie.

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

The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer leads holds this week. The Sandman by Lars Kepler tops the list of buzzy books, quickly followed by Tomorrow Will Be Different by Sarah McBride and by Luis Alberto Urrea. The Oscars get a little bit bookish and The Bram Stoker Awards are announced. Mary Poppins makes her opening bow.

New Best Sellers | Book Pulse

Fifty Fifty by James Patterson and Candice Fox and Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover hit the best seller lists, while Sweetbitter gets a trailer and news breaks that the BBC is looking to adapt Terry Pratchett’s “Discworld” novels. Sherman Alexie responds to allegations of harassment.

March Reading Lists Bloom | Book Pulse

Best of March reading lists are out and Green Sun by Kent Anderson gets a glowing review. Ta-Nehisi Coates is going to start writing the Captain America comics and Dolly Parton joins forces with the Library of Congress.

The Harry Potter Exhibition Goes Online | Book Pulse

The British Library’s Harry Potter: A History of Magicexhibition goes online. Blue Dreams: The Science and the Story of the Drugs that Changed Our Mindsby Lauren Slater and A Princess in Theoryby Alyssa Cole get attention.

The Hate U Give and Fahrenheit 451 Make Some Noise | Book Pulse

Angie Thomas and Fahrenheit 451 draw focused attention while the books of the moment are Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue by Ryan Holiday and I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara.

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

Raspberry Danish Murderby Joanne Fluke leads holds this week. Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, gets a pub date, and the NYT takes readers to Virginia Woolf’s Cornwall.

New Best Sellers | Book Pulse

The new bestsellers land and On Chesil Beach get its trailer.

Sarah Jessica Parker Sends a Book Soaring & Nebula Finalists | Book Pulse

Sarah Jessica Parker features Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney and the finalist lists for both the Nebula Awards and the L.A. Times Book Prize are announced.

PEN Award Winners and a Recommendation from Stephen King | Book Pulse

Layli Long Soldier takes home the biggest PEN Award for her debut collection of poetry, Whereas. Stephen King recommends The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor.