Crime and Murder Spotlight (1/25/22)

We’re diving into crime fiction and nonfiction in this spotlight with a novel about murder and the dangers of storytelling + a bestselling author/journalist unravels one couple‘s lethal relationship. DEVIL HOUSE by John Darnielle 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “An impressively meta work that delivers the pleasures of true-crime while skewering it.”–Kirkus Reviews, […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/22/21)

This thriller Thursday brings a mix of nonfiction and fiction with the true story of a New York socialite accused of murdering his father + a genealogist uncovers the truth behind an elusive artist. GOLDEN BOY: A Murder Among the Manhattan Elite by John Glatt “A tragic character study at the intersection of wealth, privilege, […]

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PW’s Best Summer Reads 2021

Publishers Weekly picked the Summer 2021 books that should be on your radar: Staff Picks BIG VAPE: The Incendiary Rise of Juul by Jamie DucharmeDOUBLE BLIND by Edward St. AubynTHE MAIDENS by Alex MichaelidesA MASTER OF DJINN by P. Djèlí ClarkMY BEGGING CHART by Keiler RobertsSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction SECOND […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (7/24/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (7/24/19)

Dive into the mysterious workings of getting a good night’s rest, understanding cardiac disease, and the shocking story of a seriously dysfunctional family… all in today’s nonfiction round-up! THE NOCTURNAL BRAIN: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep by Guy Leschziner “Leschziner’s engaging style strikes just the right balance between storytelling and popular science […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/20/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (10/20/16 Edition)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday picks include a Christmas mystery (with dogs!), essays on writing thrillers, and a chilling true crime story: THE TWELVE DOGS OF CHRISTMAS by David Rosenfelt This Christmas mystery, featuring reluctant criminal defense lawyer Andy Carpenter and his faithful golden retriever, Tara, showcases Rosenfelt’s trademark humor and larger-than-life characters. “…heartwarming and ingeniously plotted. Carpenter’s […]

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