2020 Edgar Award Nominees

The Mystery Writers of America has announced the 2020 Edgar Award nominees, and Macmillan has 5 contenders! Best First Novel MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim Best Critical/Biographical BEYOND THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS: A Life of John Buchan by Ursula Buchan The Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award STRANGERS AT THE GATE by Catriona McPhersonTHE MURDER […]

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August 2019 Bestsellers and Recent Releases

August 2019 Bestsellers and Recent Releases

Check out our updated Edelweiss collection of this month’s bestsellers and recently released titles, perfect for collection development! Here are this month’s top picks: THE BITTERROOTS by C.J. Box THE BRITISH ARE COMING: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 by Rick Atkinson THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS: Essays by Esmé Weijun Wang THE GUEST BOOK […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/22/19)

Thriller Thursday (8/22/19)

This #ThrillerThursday we celebrate a standalone legal thriller, a chilling LibraryReads winner, a hard-hitting assassin hunting for revenge, and the return of a West Virginian prosecutor turned private investigator. THE MURDER LIST by Hank Phillippi Ryan “A compelling legal thriller from the popular author of the Jane Ryland mystery series, this will have readers’ sympathies […]

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PW Fall 2019 Announcements

PW Fall 2019 Announcements

Publishers Weekly included 73 Macmillan titles in their Fall 2019 Announcements! Here’s our breakdown of the books that need to be on your radar: Art, Architecture, and Philosophy EXTRAORDINARY DOGS: Stories from Search and Rescue Dogs, Comfort Dogs, and Other Canine Heroes by Liz Stavrinides and John Schlimm Business and Economics START FINISHING: How to […]

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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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Booklist Mystery Month 2019!

Booklist Mystery Month 2019!

May is Mystery Month at Booklist, and we’re celebrating along with them with our favorite chills, thrills, and kills (bum-bum-BUM) from newcomers and fan favorites alike: ALMOST MIDNIGHT by Paul Doiron In this thrilling entry in Edgar Award finalist Paul Doiron’s bestselling series, a deadly attack on one of Maine’s last wild wolves leads Game […]

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Booklist’s “Library Love for LibraryReads” Webinar

Booklist’s “Library Love for LibraryReads” Webinar

We hope you were able to tune in to Booklist’s “Library Love for LibraryReads” webinar today, but if not, you can download the full title list and slides, and here are all the titles presented: WHAT ROSE FORGOT by Nevada Barr 29 SECONDS by T. M. Logan A DANGEROUS ENGAGEMENT by Ashley Weaver THE MURDER […]

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Most Downloaded E-Galleys on Edelweiss!

Most Downloaded E-Galleys on Edelweiss!

If your TBR pile is gettin’ low, check out our list of most downloaded Edelweiss e-galleys! GIDEON THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir Tamsyn Muir’s necromantic science fantasy debut is the most fun you’ll ever have with a skeleton. The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, […]

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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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ALA Annual 2018 Adult Book Buzz Titles

ALA Annual 2018 Adult Book Buzz Titles

We hope you enjoyed our Booze + Book Buzz at ALA Annual! For those who were #alaleftbehind, here’s everything we buzzed about: NINE PERFECT STRANGERS* by Liane Moriarty | November 6, 2018 | 9781250069825 KINGDOM OF THE BLIND* by Louise Penny | November 27, 2018 | 9781250066206 FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED POLITICS* by […]

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