April 2018 LibraryReads

Read away those winter blues with some books off the April LibraryReads list. A twisted take on the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, Unbury Carol by award-winning author Josh Malerman is a haunting story that will have you guessing till the last page; Curtis Sittenfeld’s new collection of short stories uncovers the deepest emotions that make […]

A Sadly Growing Genre | School Shooting Fiction

As our country once again mourns the victims of yet another mass shooting, some readers may want to turn to literature to try to make sense of an action so violent and inexplicable. Fiction about school shootings is, sadly, an expanding genre, and four novels being published early this year will stir serious discussion.

Editors’ Picks | Day of Dialog Brooklyn 2017

The popular “Editors’ Picks” panel, moderated here by LJ fiction editor Wilda Williams, commenced the half-day event, with six New York editors and publishers presenting a preview of their biggest fall 2017–winter 2018 titles. Debut authors, new imprints, existing lines exploring uncharted genre territories, and current topics were all part of the conversation.