Thriller Thursday (8/11/22)

It’s not a Thursday without some new and forthcoming thriller recommendations, so today we bring you a LibraryReads Hall-of-Famer about a woman with no memory of a potential murder, Detective Annalisa Vega’s next case, a woman who finds more safety with her kidnappers than she did in her marriage, and a family shrouded in scandal […]

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Booklist’s True Crime, Thrillers and Mysteries, Oh My! Recap

A huge thanks to everyone who attended today’s “True Crime, Thrillers and Mysteries, Oh My!” webinar with Booklist! Here are all the titles we talked about, plus you can watch the archived webinar here: THE BLAME GAME by Sandie JonesSTAY AWAKE by Megan GoldinDIRT CREEK by Hayley ScrivenorDAISY DARKER by Alice FeeneyAMERICAN DEMON: Eliot Ness […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/20/22)

This week’s Thriller Thursday brings us a suspenseful mystery set on a remote Pacific island, the haunting discovery of a body in a Los Angeles lake, a story inspired by the disappearances set against the Spanish Civil War, and the return of beloved Boston detective Ellery Hathaway. RECKLESS GIRLS by Rachel Hawkins An Indie Next […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/19/21)

A highway known for vanishing hitchhikers + a series debut with seven murdered women + a retired detective returns to a cold case + a mass murderer and a silent coup + terrorists taking over Manhattan = this thriller Thursday. DARK ROADS by Chevy Stevens A LibraryReads pick! “Recommended for all fans of psychological thrillers. […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (6/29/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona WardISBN 9781250812629 | on sale 9/28/21 “There’s a creeping sense of something off with every member of the cast, even as Ward immerses the reader in each of their hyperfocused points-of-view. Subtle clues scattered throughout make terrifying […]

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For Your Consideration: August 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite August titles for the August 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due July 1! ONCE THERE WERE WOLVES by Charlotte McConaghyISBN 9781250244147, on sale 8/3/21Download on Edelweiss or NetGalley “Inti Flynn has arrived in Scotland with twin sister Aggie to lead a team of biologists reintroducing 14 gray wolves to […]

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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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Thriller Thursday (2/13/20)

A crime shared on social media + family lies and a 40-year-old cold case–welcome to #ThrillerThursday! THE ABSOLUTION by Yrsa Sigurdardottir “In Sigurdardóttir’s stellar third Children’s House thriller (after 2019’s THE RECKONING), Freyja, a frustrated child psychologist, joins forces with Huldar, a problem-ridden Reykjavík police detective, to try to catch a serial killer…This heart-wrenching story […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite February titles for the February 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due January 1! THE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy Davidson A supernatural thriller about a young woman facing down ancient forces in the depths of the bayou. 2 starred reviews! “Davidson’s style is restrained, with a slow burn that explodes […]

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#ThrillerThursday 1/17/19

#ThrillerThursday 1/17/19

Marriages to die for, a Karin Slaughter read-alike, and the grim reaper… Welcome to this week’s #thrillerthurday! AS LONG AS WE BOTH SHALL LIVE by JoAnn Chaney Two starred reviews!You can’t be married to someone without sometimes wanting to kill them… “Chaney alternates past and present, creating an unbearably urgent narrative, and she has a […]

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