Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (4/1/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Orphan Black meets Margaret Atwood in Sara Flannery Murphy’s twisty supernatural thriller about female power and the bonds of sisterhood, GIRL ONE. Watch Talia’s full video here. Edgar-nominated author/librarian Ashley Weaver starts a new historical mystery series filled with spies, […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/7/21)

This thriller Thursday we’re featuring a modern twist on Jane Eyre with some Southern charm, the next mystery in the heart-pounding Ellery Hathaway series, and a historical mystery inspired by a real-life murder. THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins A LibraryReads pick! “In her adult debut, YA author Hawkins (ROYALS, 2018) twists together the suspense […]

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New E-galleys (11/30/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE PLOT by Jean Hanff KorelitzISBN 9781250790767, on sale 5/11/21 Jacob Finch Bonner was once a promising young novelist with a respectably published first book. Today, he’s teaching in a third rate MFA program and […]

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MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY is a November LibraryReads Pick!

You voted, they counted, and Nev March’s MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY is a LibraryReads pick for November 2020! MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev MarchISBN 9781250269546, on sale 11/10/20 “March fills the story with finely developed characters, particularly Agnihotri, who proves a zealous investigator. She also presents an authentic view of India under British rule […]

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Thriller Thursday: Cozy and Historical Mysteries (10/8/20)

Curl up and go back in time with some cozy and historical mysteries, including holiday season in NYC, a spunky southern investigator, and the next Christmas miracle in a cozy series. A RESOLUTION AT MIDNIGHT by Shelley Noble “Christmas in 1907 New York City provides the backdrop for Noble’s enticing third Lady Dunbridge mystery (after […]

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Thriller Thursday: Historical Mysteries (7/30/20)

Pull out your mystery-solving time machines! We are spotlighting historical mysteries today with the Right Sort Marriage Bureau performing a royal background check, the glamorous and murderous world of a Chicago speakeasy, and a serial killer on the loose in ancient Rome. A ROYAL AFFAIR: A Sparks & Bainbridge Mystery by Allison Montclair “Montclair successfully […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite September titles for the September 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due August 1! ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise Penny “Series devotees will revel in both Penny’s evocation of Paris—every bit as sumptuous as her rendering of Three Pines—and in the increased role she allots to librarian Reine-Marie, […]

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Guest Book Talker: Ashley Weaver

Ashley Weaver, author of the Amory Ames historical mystery series, stopped by to share what she’s been reading during quarantine! Titles mentioned:MOBY DICK by Herman MelvilleDUNE by Frank HerbertSWEET TASTE OF LIBERTY: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America by W. Caleb McDanielMURDER AT THE MENA HOUSE by Erica Ruth Neubauer And don’t […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (6/15/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! (and maybe cats?…) MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev MarchISBN 9781250269546, on sale 11/10/20 In 19th century Bombay, Captain Jim Agnihotri channels his idol, Sherlock Holmes, in Nev March’s […]

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New E-galleys (5/18/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss last week for your downloading pleasure: BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. Cosby A gritty, voice-driven thriller about a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life who is pulled back in by race, poverty, and his own […]

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