Looking for a great summer read, or want to get a head start on what books to recommend to customers, patrons, and friends? We’re here to help: PW’s editors have pored through the season’s offerings and come up with a killer list of the best fiction, mysteries, memoirs, romances, children’s books, and more.

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PW Daily

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Children’s Bookshelf

Judy Blume’s new chapter: she’s a bookseller, at two-month-old Books & Books Key West in Florida.

Religion BookLine

A look at the month’s bestselling religion titles, including new books by Wanda Brunstetter, Steven Furtick, and Joyce Meyer.

BookLife Report

Highlights from the 28th IBPA Publishing University, including distribution discussions and a keynote from Newbery-winner Kwame Alexander.

Tip Sheet

PW editors’ picks for this week’s best new books.



Getting YA crossover hand-sells right.


The Week Ahead

This week we wrap up the 2016 London Book Fair—and with the “Brexit” referendum set for June, we consider how things might change for the fair should the U.K. choose to leave the EU.

More to Come

At the MOCCA indie fest in New York City, the More to Come crew speaks with MOCCA organizer Anelle Miller, Yoe Books publisher Craig Yoe, and Kate Lacour, winner of a 2016 MOCCA Award of Excellence for her self-published comic Vivisectionary II.

PW Radio

Author Sunjeev Sahota discusses his second novel, The Year of the Runaways (Knopf), which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. PW children’s and YA reviews editor John Sellers recaps the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.


PW is hitting the road. If you are, too, be sure to come see us. Here’s where we’ll be:

Texas Library Association Annual Conference

April 19–22, Booth 1025

PW Star Watch 2016 Is Open for Nominations

We’re looking for the next generation of publishing-industry leaders. Do you work with someone who is going to make a big impact on the business? Nominate that person for PW Star Watch, or you can nominate yourself. A panel of judges including members of PW, the Frankfurt Book Fair, and noted industry leaders will pick 50 up-and-coming stars and select five top honorees and a Superstar who will get an all-expense-paid trip to the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair. Find out more.

The most-read review on publishersweekly.com last week was Someone Please Have Sex with Me by Gina Wynbrandt (2dcloud).