Happy Belated Birthday, Lewis Carroll!

Happy Belated Birthday, Lewis Carroll!

I'm embarrassed to say that we owe Lewis Carroll one of those apologetic puppy or frazzled cat "Happy Belated Birthday" cards since yesterday we straight up missed his 178th. Sorry, Lew, we still love you!

For those of you Carroll fans who were looking for a little Lewis love yesterday we offer recompense: on February 15th we'll be releasing THE MYSTERY OF LEWIS CARROLL by Jenny Woolf. In this biography, Woolf gets her hands dirty exploring some of the yet unanswered questions about that mysterious and brilliant Victorian Age author. 

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LUCKY STIFF Will Have you Seeing Stars

LUCKY STIFF Will Have you Seeing Stars

Booklist and Library Journal both gave Deborah Coonts' latest Vegas glitz mystery starred reviews! Lucky Stiff brings back Lucky O'Toole, Head of Customer Relations at the Babylon, friend and lover to the people that keep Las Vegas up and running, and detective savant in her spare time.

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The Lover’s Dictionary on KCRW’s Bookworm

The Lover’s Dictionary on KCRW’s Bookworm

YA author, David Levithan, made his adult fiction debut with The Lover's Dictionary, an unconventional narrative about a modern relationship told through emotionally rich dictionary entries such as this: 

indelibleadj.  That first night, you took your finger and pointed to the top of my head, then traced a line between my eyes, down my nose, over my lips, down my neck, to the center of my chest. It was so surprising, I knew I would never mimic it. That one gesture would be yours forever.

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Wallace Stroby Gets Shelf Aware

Wallace Stroby Gets Shelf Aware

The literary gurus over at Shelf Awareness interviewed the ever-excellent Wallace Stroby. His latest adrenaline rush, Cold Shot to the Heart, follows desperate criminals in a high stakes card game with nothing... scratch that, everything to lose.

In the interview, Wallace shares some intimate details about his own reading habits. Read "Book Brahmin: Wallace Stroby" to be enlightened on what Wallace has on his nightstand, which book he's faked reading, and the one that changed his life. 

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And the EDGAR nominees are…

And the EDGAR nominees are…

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce on the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, its Nominees for the 2011 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2010. [...]

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