Booklist Mystery Month 2017!

Booklist Mystery Month 2017!

May is Mystery Month at Booklist! Check out our recent mystery award winners (plus Talia’s “Spring the Trap: Mysteries That Won’t Let Go” webinar titles) and see which Macmillan titles made Booklist‘s “Best of” reading lists for 2017. The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2017 (full list) — Top 10 Crime Novels & Best Crime Fiction […]

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NYT Notable Books of 2016

NYT Notable Books of 2016

The New York Times announced their Notable Books of 2016, including these 17 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay Szalay writes with voluptuous authority about masculinity under duress in this novel in stories. BLACK WATER by Louise Doughty Expecting to be assassinated, the hero of this excellent novel grapples […]

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Genre Stars!

Genre Stars!

We’re seeing many stars for these great genre reads: BY GASLIGHT by Steven Price “With its intricate cat-and-mouse game, array of idiosyncratic characters, and brooding atmosphere, BY GASLIGHT has much to please fans of both classic suspense and Victorian fiction.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review “The author’s blend of quest, grief, betrayal, and the mysteries […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/15/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/15/16 Edition)

Historical mysteries, a spy thriller, and a tropical debut get our #ThrillerThursday stamp of approval: THE SECRETS OF WISHTIDE by Kate Saunders A September 2016 LibraryReads pick with two starred reviews! “Combining the strengths of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple and M. C. Beaton’s Agatha Raisin, Laetitia Rodd towers over both of these genteel sleuths in […]

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