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50 of the Best Horror Novels

Whether it's ghosts, killers, or mysterious creatures that give you nightmares, these classic and contemporary books are some of the best horror novels, guaranteed to send shivers down your spine and maybe make you think, too.

BuzzFeed is starting its own book club


In other award news, the National Book Critics Circle Announces Winners for 2017 Awards:

The National Book Critics Circle, founded at the Algonquin Round Table in 1974, honors outstanding writing and fosters a national conversation about reading, criticism and literature.

The longlist for the Man Booker International Prize was released:

From 2016 the Man Booker International Prize has evolved to encourage more publishing and reading of quality fiction in translation. From this date the prize is to be awarded annually on the basis of a single book.

The 4 Most Perfect Audiobooks I’ve Ever Listened To

The latest issue of Check Your Shelf! from BookRiot

Welcome to Check Your Shelf! This is your guide to all things book talk worth knowing to help librarians like you up your game when it comes to doing your job (& rocking it).

12 Books to Read if You Love LITTLE WOMEN: List List #294

Weekly round-up of bookish links from around the web.

Your Annual Reminder-- The Tournament of Books Starts Today!

This is your annual reminder that the Tournament of Books is beginning today. Every year I repost my explanations as to why it is a fun a...

2018 PEN / Faulkner Award Finalists Announced

PEN / Faulkner has announced the five finalists for its 2018 award, linked below to their Booklist reviews when available. First given in 1981, this notable fiction award has recognized authors like Philip Roth, Michael Cunningham, and Ha Jin. This year's winner will be awarded the final prize at th

8 Fast-Paced Thrillers to Tear Through

We can't promise you'll be able to put down these eight fast-paced thrillers long enough to conduct your grown-up business, but reading is the better choice anyway.

Neil Gaiman Announces New Sandman Series For Comic’s 30th Anniversary

If you spent countless hours (and hours and hours) reading through the rich and surreal world Neil Gaiman created in The Sandman comics, we've got kind of the best news. Today, Gaiman announced that a new Sandman series is on the way: The Sandman Universe.

A little birdy told us that the Chicago-North RWA would love to have librarians attend their Spring Fling! More details here:

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How many books are Oscar adaptations?

And the Academy Award goes to...the book.

Have you read the Hate U Give yet? If not, you really should. Check out an interview w/ the author. #weneeddiversebooks

Thomas' debut novel follows 16-year-old Starr Carter as she navigates two worlds: the poor black neighborhood where she lives, and her upscale suburban prep school.

What to Read After Watching ‘Black Panther’

There is a long tradition of black comic book creators. Here are two to start with, plus one book that gives you a historical rundown.

More award news: Audie Award Finalists Announced