Thriller Thursday (10/14/21)

Joe Gunter investigates the death of a local millionaire + Agatha Raisin is on the case with the poisoned body of an old man + the ultimate sacrifices of parenting and the realities of who our neighbors are + a group of missing friends and a twisted killer + a new holiday adventure for Chet […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (9/14/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: FIGHT NIGHT by Miriam ToewsISBN 9781635578171 | on sale 10/5/21 “Fierce and funny, this gives undeniable testimony to the life force of family. It’s a knockout.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Funny and sad and exquisitely tender.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane MoriartyISBN 9781250220257 […]

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Thriller Thursday: Investigations for All Readers (9/24/20)

Get your magnifying glass and notepad ready! We have investigations for all types of readers today, including a dark tale of two women, the 51st Eve Dallas novel, a small-town cozy, a DUI arrest that snowballs into a homicide investigation, and a newly formed CIA task force. AND NOW SHE’S GONE by Rachel Howzell Hall […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/26/19)

Thriller Thursday (9/26/19)

Joe Gunther returns + international terrorism + 19th century New York in shambles = today’s #ThrillerThursday. BOMBER’S MOON: A Joe Gunther Novel by Archer Mayor “[F]ans will appreciate the introduction of FARO into a mix of technological tools, which, together with Gunther’s crime-solving prowess, make for an absorbing read.”–Booklist, starred review BLOOD IN THE WATER […]

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NYPL Mystery/Thriller Book Buzz (6/6/19)

NYPL Mystery/Thriller Book Buzz (6/6/19)

For all you non-NYPL librarians, here are the titles we presented at their Mystery/Thriller Book Buzz this morning! 29 SECONDS | T. M. Logan | 9/10/19 | 9781250182296 ANYTHING FOR YOU | Saul Black | 11/5/19 | 9781250199911 A BETTER MAN: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel | Louise Penny | 8/27/19 | 9781250066213 THE BITTERROOTS […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/27/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/27/18 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to a couple of East-coast crimes: BUTTON MAN by Andrew Gross Also available in audio Gross’s new historical thriller brings to life the birth of organized crime in 1930s New York City from the tale of the three Rabinowitz brothers, who take very different paths. “A highly satisfying story of family loyalty, persistence, […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/28/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/28/17 Edition)

This #ThrillerThursday we’re reading two new series mysteries and a chilling true crime account involving the Coors brewery. SLEEP LIKE A BABY by Charlaine Harris In the next installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling and LibraryReads author Charlaine Harris’s Aurora Teagarden series, Roe has a newborn to care for, a vulnerable new marriage […]

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2 Stars aka HAVE YOU ORDERED THESE BOOKS FOR YOUR LIBRARY YET???

2 Stars aka HAVE YOU ORDERED THESE BOOKS FOR YOUR LIBRARY YET???

The Stone in the Skull by Elizabeth Bear “In an overcrowded field, another entry that stands head and shoulders above nearly everything else.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “With a glorious and dramatic story, Bear begins a stunning new series set in the same world as her Eternal Sky trilogy.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review Trace by Archer Mayor […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/29/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/29/16 Edition)

Joe Gunther and Detective Inspector Francis Sadler return to investigate new crimes this #ThrillerThursday: PRESUMPTION OF GUILT by Archer Mayor Two starred reviews for the 27th book in the Joe Gunther series! A skeleton found encased in concrete at a site of a newly decommissioned nuclear power plant solves a 40 year old missing persons […]

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Oh My (Mystery) Stars!

Oh My (Mystery) Stars!

The *stars* are piling up for these six outstanding mysteries: BECAUSE I’M WATCHING by Christina Dodd — THREE STARS! “Dodd continues her flawless pivoting from romance to suspense with the third book in her riveting series set in the small Washington town of Virtue Falls. Scary, sexy, and smartly written, BECAUSE I’M WATCHING is Dodd at […]

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