Around the World in Books (8/20/20)

Today we’re going around the world in four books with a series debut set in London about a mysterious man devoted to his filing cabinets, a story of love and resilience in wartime Paris, a globe-trotting assassin making his way to Syria, and an in-depth look at The Beatles during their final years around the […]

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Imprint Spotlight: Minotaur Books

In today’s Imprint Spotlight, Minotaur Books (aka Our Favorite Publisher of Mysteries) Associate Director of Publicity Hector DeJean, offers us reading recs and an inventive new genre. Hector DeJean [Associate Director, Publicity, Minotaur Books, St. Martin’s Publishing Group] “‘Books that make your heart race’ is our slogan at Minotaur. We publish crime fiction, a little […]

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2019 Macavity Award Nominees

2019 Macavity Award Nominees

Macmillan knows mysteries! Congratulations to the nominees for the 2019 Macavity Award! THE LOST MAN by Jane Harper (Best Novel) JAR OF HEARTS by Jennifer Hillier (Best Novel) CITY OF INK by Elsa Hart (Sue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery) You can find the full list of nominees here, and winners will be […]

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Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018

Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018

The first of the year-end round-ups has arrived, and we are happy to share Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018! Fiction KUDOS by Rachel Cusk SHE WOULD BE KING by Wayétu Moore Mystery/Thriller CITY OF INK by Elsa Hart NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty SF/Fantasy/Horror THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal THE MERRY […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/30/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (8/30/18 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday! Read Elsa Hart’s (CITY OF INK) Mystery Scene Magazine essay about her quest to replace a Chinese library book she lost before plunging into these three dark thrillers: TRUST ME by Hank Phillippi Ryan Also available in audio An accused killer insists she’s innocent of a heinous murder. A grieving journalist surfaces from […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/23/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (8/23/18 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to a LibraryReads debut, two series favorites, and a naval adventure! THE OTHER WOMAN by Sandie Jones Also available in audio An August 2018 LibraryReads pick and one of Library Journal’s Best Summer 2018 Debuts! Emily chose Adam, but she didn’t choose his mother Pammie. There’s nothing a mother wouldn’t do for her […]

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July 2018 All-Stars

July 2018 All-Stars

Whether it’s literary fiction, mystery, poetry, or graphic novels, these books all have the same thing in common: multiple starred reviews! THE GOLDEN STATE by Lydia Kiesling “Kiesling’s intimate, culturally perceptive debut portrays a frazzled mother and a fractious America, both verging on meltdown. But perhaps best of all is her thought-provoking portrait of a […]

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