All Things Ann Cleeves! (And a Free Murder Mystery Game)

All Things Ann Cleeves! (And a Free Murder Mystery Game)

Friends, we can’t get enough of Ann Cleeves. The prolific mystery author of the Vera Stanhope and Shetland Island series is being awarded the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Diamond Dagger, which is the highest honor in British Crime Writing! Did you also know that in 2016, Ann was appointed as a National Libraries Day ambassador, […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/23/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/23/17 Edition)

Sleuths from 16th century England to the present abound in our #ThrillerThursday picks: THE CROW TRAP by Ann Cleeves (also available in trade paperback) DI Vera Stanhope investigates a murder that rips through a group of women conducting an environmental survey. “Published in the UK in 1998 and just now released in the United States, […]

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Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians. We have SO MUCH great mystery awards news for you, with our nominees for the 2017 Edgar Awards, the 2016 Agatha Awards, and the 2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards, plus a special CWA Diamond Dagger honoree! 2017 Edgar Award nominees (full list) — honoring the best in mystery Best Fact […]

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ALA Midwinter 2017 – Saturday Events

ALA Midwinter 2017 – Saturday Events

Good morning, Atlanta!! Come by the Macmillan (adult) booth #1818 for fabulous galleys (especially during the Spotlight on Adult Literature—see LJ‘s ALAMW17 galley guide for more) and show our authors some love by attending today’s events: In-booth signing with Loretta Ellsworth 9:30-10:30am Georgia World Congress Center | Booth #1818 Loretta Ellsworth will sign complimentary advance […]

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LJ’s ALA Midwinter 2017 Galley Guide

LJ’s ALA Midwinter 2017 Galley Guide

So many galleys, so little time! Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert put together a guide for ALA Midwinter 2017, so you know just what to grab. Here are her top picks from the Macmillan booth #1818 (and don’t forget to drop in during the United for Libraries (UFL) Spotlight on Adult Literature, Saturday, 1/21, from 2:00 […]

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Macmillan Library @ ALA Midwinter 2017 (Booth #1818)

Macmillan Library @ ALA Midwinter 2017 (Booth #1818)

We’re ridiculously excited to see you in the Macmillan (adult) booth #1818 and at all of our great events at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta next month. Check out our schedule below, consult LJ‘s ALAMW17 galley guide, and RSVP ASAP! Friday, January 20 In-booth signing with Donna Seaman 5:30pm-6:30pm Georgia World Congress Center | Booth #1818 […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/6/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (10/6/16 Edition)

Two LibraryReads picks, a Prohibition mystery, and Vera Stanhope returns in this week’s #ThrillerThursday picks: ALL THE LITTLE LIARS by Charlaine Harris An October 2016 LibraryReads pick! #1 New York Times bestseller Charlaine Harris returns to her Aurora Teagarden mystery series with a fabulous new book (the first in over a decade!) in which the […]

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Thriller Thursday (12/3/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (12/3/15 Edition)

Follow a super sleuth in each of these mysteries on shelves now: HARBOUR STREET by Ann Cleeves Two stars for Cleeves’s latest entry in her D.I. Vera Stanhope series. “The fatal stabbing of 70-year-old Margaret Krukowski on a train car filled with Christmas shoppers propels British author Cleeves’s excellent sixth mystery featuring Northumbrian Det. Insp. […]

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Thriller Thursday – Stars for Cleeves & Maitland

Thriller Thursday – Stars for Cleeves & Maitland

Ann Cleeves and Barry Maitland are mystery stars in their own right — Cleeves is the author of two acclaimed series and Maitland’s latest Brock & Kolla mystery was a November 2013 LibraryReads pick. So it’s no surprise their forthcoming books have several starred reviews: HARBOUR STREET by Ann Cleeves “The fatal stabbing of 70-year-old […]

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Thriller Thursday + 2015 CWA Dagger Shortlist

Thriller Thursday + 2015 CWA Dagger Shortlist

We’ve got three new mysteries starring P.I.s for you this #ThrillerThursday, but first awards news! The 2015 CWA Dagger shortlist was revealed earlier this week and we have two nominees in the Non Fiction category: A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator’s Rise […]

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