Meet the Author: Becky Masterman

Meet the Author: Becky Masterman

Acclaimed mystery maven Becky Masterman returns with WE WERE KILLERS ONCE, the fourth stunning thriller featuring retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn! In 1959, a family of four were brutally murdered in Holcomb, Kansas. Perry Smith and Dick Hickok were convicted and executed for the crime, and the murders and their investigation and solution became the […]

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Nancy Pearl LOVES Becky Masterman!

Nancy Pearl LOVES Becky Masterman!

America’s favorite librarian Nancy Pearl was on NPR’s “Morning Edition” today, and she suggested some “under-the-radar” reads, including Becky Masterman’s Brigid Quinn series (RAGE AGAINST THE DYING, FEAR THE DARKNESS, A TWIST OF THE KNIFE)! “Becky Masterman is an author I recently discovered. What I love about these books is that they’re page-turners, they’re really […]

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What Are YOU Reading?

What Are YOU Reading?

Just in time for Thanksgiving, here is a list of our most popular titles — as downloaded by your librarian pals — from Edelweiss: A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab The Just City by Jo Walton The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac  by Sharma Shields A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders Fear the […]

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Get Yourself Whitelisted on Edelweiss!

Get Yourself Whitelisted on Edelweiss!

Unless you hate having everything you ever wanted to read months ahead of publication at your fingertips… Get yourself Whitelisted on Edelweiss for Macmillan E-Galleys! 1. Register for Edelweiss with your library-issued e-mail address. 2. Send Talia a note that includes the e-mail address you registered with, your full name, and your current library (subject: […]

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Fall Into a Good Mystery Webinar titles

Fall Into a Good Mystery Webinar titles

Just in time for Halloween, Talia “the terror” Sherer shared her favorite forthcoming mysteries at Booklist‘s “Fall Into a Good Mystery” collection development webinar: THE WHITES by Harry Brandt ALL THE OLD KNIVES by Olen Steinhauer THE PATRIOT THREAT by Steve Berry FEAR THE DARKNESS by Becky Masterman THE LIFE I LEFT BEHIND by Colette […]

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2014 Tri-State Book Buzz titles

2014 Tri-State Book Buzz titles

Today is the Tri-State Book Buzz where Anne presented all the glorious upcoming titles listed below! We wouldn’t want anyone to miss out on the fun, so here are the books she talked about: Blockbuster Bestsellers SAVING GRACE by Jane Green (On Sale: Dec. 30) THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah (On Sale: Feb. 3) Women’s […]

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For Your Consideration: December and January LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: December and January LibraryReads Titles

Nominations for the January 2015 LibraryReads list (which also includes December 2014 titles this time) are due on November 20. Here’s what we recommend: December 2014 titles SAVING GRACE by Jane Green Grace and Ted Chapman are a literary power couple whose marriage is anything but perfect. So it’s good news when the new assistant […]

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While Anne’s Away…

While Anne’s Away…

Anne is taking a well-deserved vacation to her hometown of Tucson, AZ for the next week! When she’s not enjoying pool time or preparing for her baby shower, here’s what she’ll be reading: THE UNQUIET DEAD by Ausma Zehanat Khan This haunting debut follows detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty as they investigate the death […]

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