Last Week’s Top Reviews

The most-read reviews on last week were...

#1: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

#2: Before We Were Yours

#3: Unbroken

#4: Rice Boy

#5: Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? The No-nonsense Guide to Achieving Optimal Weight and Lifelong Health

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Ted Scheinman, author of Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan, takes us inside the secret society of Jane Austen enthusiasts.

Children’s Bookshelf

Our annual compilation of the previous year’s bestsellers.

Global Rights Report

Last week’s hot books included an Australian middle grade series and a Finnish bestseller about a blind girl.

BookLife Report

With hybrid publishing on the rise, the IBPA developed a nine-point list of criteria defining what it means to be a reputable hybrid publisher.

Religion BookLine

Shambhala Publications, nearing its 50th anniversary in 2019, is pursuing its mission of fostering Buddhist values with a revitalized website, expanded online courses, and an upcoming kids imprint.


Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese discusses why librarians are more than just interested observers on the issue of gun violence in America.

More to Come

Calvin Reid interviews animator, comics artist, and Afrofuturist storyteller Tim Fielder about his new graphic novel, Matty’s Rocket Book One, a tale set in the classic 1930s science-fiction world of spaceships, Buck Rogers, and Flash Gordon, enhanced and transformed by the inclusion of black people.


Author Blue Balliett talks about her new middle grade ghost story, Out of the Wild Night, and the rich history of Nantucket.

PW Radio

Vandana Singh discusses her new collection, Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories.



Two spring children’s books celebrate gender fluidity.