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

The Flight Attendantby Chris Bohjalian leads holds this week and the TV show Rise is also making noise (it is inspired by a book). Netflix buys the US rights to the film version of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society but has yet to announce its air date.

The Books of March | Wyatt’s World

March brings a number of highly anticipated titles, including Ramona Ausubel’s story collection Awayland, Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon’s Blood of the Four, Rebecca Kauffman’s The Gunners, and Shobha Rao’s Girls Burn Brighter. Here are five more, from genre picks to new short fiction.

More Book Clubs Make News | Book Pulse

Book clubs continue to make news this week, Astronaut Scott Kelly credits reading for his success, and Lin-Manuel Miranda signs on for the adaptation of Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” series.

New Best Sellers | Book Pulse

The NYT moves its bestsellers lists to Thursdays—and adds an audiobook category. Emma Watson selects Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot as her new bookclub pick. The Tournament of Books is on; The Idiot by Elif Batuman won the play-in yesterday.

Reese Witherspoon Is Bookish and Winnie-the-Pooh Is Trending | Book Pulse

Reese Witherspoon has a new book club pick, Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal. The teaser trailer for the new Winnie-the-Pooh film, titled Christopher Robin, is trending on YouTube. Three more book related trailers debut as well.

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.

Running, Cycling, and Sleuthing Dudes | Books for Dudes

This month’s BFD features the usual gamut of worthy titles, includes a cookbook and some endurance athlete stuff, and also sprinkles in some “ugh” books to avoid.

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.

Australian Fiction | Wyatt’s World

Just as Nordic novels had their heyday before becoming a reliable source for not-to-miss titles, Australian fiction is having its own moment. These five new novels illustrate how the history of the nation and its changeable locales provide fodder for mysteries, thrillers, and literary fiction.

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.