It’s time to finally put the winter coat deep in the back of the closet and start thinking about summer (and, for the lucky among us, summer Fridays). We’re here to help you get started with our annual Summer Reads feature, a mix of the biggest, best, and buzziest books of summer. We have personal staff picks as well as our reviews editors’ selections in eight categories, for readers of all ages. Check it out!
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Want to know which books we’ve given starred reviews to that are hitting shelves this week? We have a special page for you that lists just that. And check back next week: it’s always current.
The scoop on Geekerella, Quirk’s first original YA title since the bestselling Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series.
The pope is big business for publishers.
Nordic lifestyle trend watch: could sisu be the new hygge?
What self-published authors need to know about book awards.
The Forgotten Girl by Rio Youers was the most-read review last week on publishersweekly.com.
PW senior writer Andrew Albanese explains why a recently introduced bill to restructure the U.S. Copyright Office does not bode well for serious copyright reform.
Interviews with comics artists Thi Bui (The Best We Could Do), Blutch (Peplum), Damian Duffy and John Jennings (Kindred), and more.
On a successful bookstore visit by Australian children’s literature sensation Andy Griffiths.
Valeria Luiselli discusses her new book, Tell Me How It Ends. And PW contributing editor Judith Rosen recaps the Children’s Institute.