Last Week's Top Reviews

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

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

War Bears

The Red Scrolls of Magic (The Eldest Curses #1)

What the Body Remembers

The Island of Sea Women

From the Newsletters

Tip Sheet

Kelsey Wroten, author of Cannonball, picks 10 essential graphic novels and memoirs about queer women.

Children’s Bookshelf

PW was on the scene at the fourth annual Kweli Color of Children’s Literature Conference.

Religion BookLine

As Christian bookseller LifeWay winds down, publishers and retailers are making contingency plans.

Global Rights Report

Isabel Allende has left Atria and signed with Ballantine for her new novel, A Long Petal of the Sea, due in early 2020.

BookLife Report

Self-published romance author Meghan March explains why she makes her characters earn their happy endings.


Week Ahead

PW senior writer Andrew Albanese looks at the ALA’s recently released list of “most challenged” books.

More to Come

Calvin Reid and Heidi MacDonald interview artists at the MoCCA Arts Fest, and Meg Lemke reviews new titles.


Author-illustrator Doug Cenko discusses his new picture book, My Mama Is a Mechanic.

PW Insider

Independent Book Publishers Association CEO Angela Bole talks about the state of indie publishing.



A bookstore owner shares the top 10 things customers say in children’s bookstores.