#Breaking in Books

Dubai Opens New Book-Shaped Library

The largest cultural project in Dubai's history is a book-shaped library.

The 50 Best Book Covers of 2021, As Chosen By Graphic Designers

Annually, the The American Institute of Graphic Arts announces the 50 best book covers of the previous year. Here are the 2021 winners.

Canadian Librarian Responds To Threats Against Drag Story Hour by Adding Second Event

When a Canadian librarian received threats for hosting a Drag Story Hour, she said, "They pissed me off. So... I added a second story time."

Angie Thomas’s ON THE COME UP Teaser Trailer Is Here

Peep the teaser trailer for ON THE COME UP, the adaptation of Angie Thomas's novel, coming soon from Paramount+.

2022 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winners

The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards were announced today. They celebrate excellence in children’s and young adult literature.

George M. Johnson Announced as Honorary Chair of Banned Books Week

The author of one of the most banned and challenged books of 2021 has been named the honorary chair of Banned Books Week.

Malorie Blackman Wins PEN Pinter Prize for “Unflinching” Writing

This year's winner of English PEN's PEN Pinter Award is Malorie Blackman, best known for her YA series Noughts and Crosses.

LGBTQ Book Sales Surge in U.S., Especially in YA

A recent report has shown an LGBTQ book sales surge in the U.S. that has been led by YA fiction and a few notable books.

Persuasion Trailer Starring Dakota Johnson Shows New Take on Jane Austen Classic

Netflix's new Persuasion trailer features Dakota Johnson as Anne Elliot from Jane Austen's 1817 novel Persuasion, but with a twist.

The Best LGBTQ Books of the Year, According to Lambda Literary

Here are the winners of the 34th annual Lambda Literary Awards, including the best Bisexual Fiction, Gay Memoir, LGBTQ YA, and more.