Genre For All: Romance Picks w/ a Special Guest! (6/18/20)

Today we’re talking ROMANCE with the help of a very special guest: St. Martin’s Press’ very own marketer extraordinaire, Marissa Sangiacomo, who joins us to share some of her favorite forthcoming picks! Hello genre lovers! I’m excited to share with you today a few of our upcoming Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 romances. There’s a […]

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Happy #PubDay (11/19/19)

Happy #PubDay (11/19/19)

A man’s story written entirely in lists, an adventure-packed fantasy with magical beasts and unexpected heroes, and a unique fantasy world filled with winged lizards and dragons–all in today’s #PubDay celebration! TWENTY-ONE TRUTHS ABOUT LOVE by Matthew Dicks A November LibraryReads Pick and a December Indie Next List Pick! “Often moving, sometimes shocking, always entertaining, […]

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Romance Round-up!

Romance Round-up!

We may officially be heading into the cold weather season, but for your #weekendreads, let’s heat things up with a romance round-up! THE DUKE WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO by Kerrigan Byrne  Library Journal Best Book of the Year “A hero so lost he fears he’ll never be found and a heroine who won’t give up […]

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Monday Fun Day! (2/4/2013 Edition)

Monday Fun Day! (2/4/2013 Edition)

Hello, librarian buds! We'reback in the office after ALA Midwinter and ready to talk about a bunch of great award nomination news. 

The 2013 nominees for the Left Coast Crime (a.k.a. Lefty) Award, which honors the best humorous mystery published during the previous year, have been annouced! The Macmillan nominees are:

SWIFT RUN by Laura DiSilverio

THE GIRL NEXT DOOR by Brad Parks

Also HUSH MONEY by Chuck Greaves has been shortlisted for the Rocky Award for best mystery novel set in the Left Coast Crime geographical region and DANDY GILVER AND AN UNSUITABLE DAY FOR A MURDER by Catriona McPherson is shortlisted for the Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award, which is given to mystery novels covering events before 1960!

Winners will be announced on March 23rd during the 23rd annual Left Coast Crime Convention in Colorado Springs, CO.

In other award news, Colin Cotterill's GRANDAD, THERE'S A HEAD ON THE BEACH was shortlisted for this year’s Dilys Award! See all of the nominees here

And again in award news, CURSE OF THE JADE LILY by David Housewright is up for the Genre Fiction Minnesota Book Award this year! See the rest of the cetegories and nominees here

In, um, dragon news, Publishers Weekly talked to Marie Brennan, author of A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS, about—you guessed it—dragons! Read "Why Do Dragons Look Like That?" on PublishersWeekly.com.

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