For immediate release | May 17, 2024

Sourcebooks and ALA present 12-month undated planner for book lovers


CHICAGO — Sourcebooks, a leading independent publisher based in Chicago, and the American Library Association’s (ALA) book publishing imprint, ALA Editions | ALA Neal-Schuman, announce publication of The American Library Association Recommended Reads and Undated Planner. Available via the ALA Store as well as through bookstores nationwide, this 12-month book log organizer will challenge and delight readers of all levels and across genres. Complete with reading logs, planner stickers, habit trackers, and more, this undated planner is perfect for book lovers and as a gift for valued colleagues and volunteers, the BookTok community, or anyone looking to build their reading habits. It features weekly book recommendations drawn from Booklist’s top selections and ALA awards alongside journaling prompts and quotes from the week's pick.

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Sourcebooks is a thriving entrepreneurial company that brings extraordinary authors to readers in the most dynamic, data-driven ways. They create books that transcend categories and defy odds and have been honored with hundreds of national bestsellers and awards. The company is home to enthusiastic, book-loving employees who are dedicated to connecting books to readers in new and innovative ways. Story by story, book by book, Sourcebooks has touched over 100 million lives. Visit for more information.

American Library Association (ALA) is the foremost national organization providing resources to inspire library and information professionals to transform their communities through essential programs and services. For more than 140 years, ALA has been the trusted voice of libraries, advocating for the profession and the library’s role in enhancing learning and ensuring access to information for all. Visit for more information.


Rob Christopher

Marketing Coordinator

American Library Association

ALA Publishing & Media