Guest Book Talker: Ashley Weaver

Ashley Weaver, author of the Amory Ames historical mystery series, stopped by to share what she’s been reading during quarantine! Titles mentioned:MOBY DICK by Herman MelvilleDUNE by Frank HerbertSWEET TASTE OF LIBERTY: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America by W. Caleb McDanielMURDER AT THE MENA HOUSE by Erica Ruth Neubauer And don’t […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/5/19)

Thriller Thursday (9/5/19)

1930s New York, an FBI agent versus a deadly virus, two new series openers, and the 49th Eve Dallas! Read on for this week’s Thriller Thursday spotlight. A DANGEROUS ENGAGEMENT: An Amory Ames Mystery by Ashley Weaver “Weaver pairs a lively plot with colorful glimpses of Manhattan just before Prohibition’s repeal. Both longtime fans and […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/6/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/6/18 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to some series favorites! SUNRISE HIGHWAY by Peter Blauner Two starred reviews! Lourdes Robles, a relentless young Latina detective for the NYPD, discovers a deep and sinister web of connections between the victims of a serial killer and some of the most powerful political figures in Long Island. “Exploring such subjects as police […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. AN ACT OF VILLAINY by Ashley Weaver In the 5th book in Edgar Award-nominee and librarian Ashley Weaver’s historical mystery series, Amory Ames is hired by her friend, […]

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Happy National Library Week 2018!

Happy National Library Week 2018!

It’s National Library Week, and what better way to celebrate than with some of our favorite books by librarians, about libraries, or starring librarians: DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence A September 2017 LibraryReads pick, Gen X-er librarian Spence’s book is a snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. DEAD WOMAN WALKING by Sharon Bolton In this supenseful standalone thriller from LibraryReads author Sharon Bolton, the sole survivor of a hot-air balloon crash witnesses a murder as […]

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LJ Genre Spotlight: Edge-of-Your-Seat Thrills

LJ Genre Spotlight: Edge-of-Your-Seat Thrills

According to Library Journal‘s recent genre spotlight, mysteries still rule! Make sure you’ve got all the Macmillan titles mentioned for your growing collection: Escaping the Ordinary DAISY IN CHAINS by Sharon Bolton On sale: Sept. 20, 2016 A criminal defense attorney with a reputation for getting the wrongly convicted exonerated is drawn into the machinations […]

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Happy Birthday LibraryReads!

Happy Birthday LibraryReads!

Forget terrible twos, this is a terrific two: Happy Anniversary, LibraryReads! We’re so grateful for your support of the program that we’re giving away TWO super prize packs of ALL Macmillan LibraryReads picks to date! September 2015 #7 FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson August 2015 #2 THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny #5 […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2015 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: October 2015 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the October 2015* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due August 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines. DEATH WEARS A MASK by Ashley Weaver Amory Ames and her rakish husband Milo, first introduced in MURDER AT THE BRIGHTWELL (An October 2014 LibraryReads pick), take […]

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