LJ Mystery Spotlight Cover Girl: Zoje Stage

LJ Mystery Spotlight Cover Girl: Zoje Stage

We’re thrilled to see Zoje Stage gracing the cover of the April 15, 2018 issue of Library Journal! The BABY TEETH author did an extensive Q&A with LJ (shout-out to Talia “the terror” Sherer‘s PLA book buzz to a crowd of 1,000 librarians, which made BABY TEETH the most requested giveaway ARC in our booth!), […]

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Friday Reads: Superstars!

Friday Reads: Superstars!

TGIF! Our #FridayReads are forthcoming books with several starred reviews! THE MERRY SPINSTER by Mallory Ortberg “Unlike most modern versions of fairy tales, Ortberg’s sly, scathing renditions avoid clichés and self-referential edginess, and instead strike directly at the heart. The book brings the shock of the new and the shock of recognition into play at […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/26/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (10/26/17 Edition)

Here are entertaining new mysteries in three excellent continuing series: DYING TO LIVE by Michael Stanley In the sixth and “best” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) entry in the Detective Kubu mystery series, a Bushman is discovered dead near the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the police suspect foul play, especially when the body goes missing […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/8/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/8/16 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to series regulars and new mysteries: THE WHITE MIRROR by Elsa Hart THREE starred reviews! “Hart seamlessly melds the complex politics of 18th-century Asia with a superior fair-play plot in her second whodunit featuring Chinese librarian Li Du.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review BECAUSE I’M WATCHING by Christina Dodd THREE starred reviews! “Dodd […]

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2016 Macavity Award Nominees

2016 Macavity Award Nominees

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians! First, some awards news: we have 6 nominees for the 2016 Macavity Awards! Best Mystery LITTLE BLACK LIES by Sharon Bolton Best First Mystery THE UNQUIET DEAD by Ausma Zehanat Khan Best Critical/Biographical A IS FOR ARSENIC: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup THE LOST DETECTIVE: Becoming Dashiell Hammett […]

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Queens Library Mystery Book Buzz 2014

Queens Library Mystery Book Buzz 2014

Today Anne presented all the latest and greatest Mystery titles at the Queens Library “Mystery in the Stacks” Book Buzz. We don’t want anyone to feel left out, so here are the books she talked about: LibraryReads MALICE by Keigo Higashino MURDER AT THE BRIGHTWELL by Ashley Weaver THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny […]

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