Thriller Thursday (2/9/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/9/17 Edition)

Gotham is buried under a blizzard today! If you’re stuck at home with a snow day, we recommend these mysteries to warm you up: ECHOES IN DEATH by J.D. Robb This chilling new suspense novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb is the perfect entry point into the compelling In Death police […]

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Happy #BookBday

Happy #BookBday

Tuesday might not seem like a day worth celebrating, but an author will tell you otherwise. Once a year (or every other year, or a decade, or a month if you're James Patterson), there's one Tuesday that's more exciting than any other:

The book birthday! 

Today we wish a happy #BookBday to:

NECESSARY LIES by Diane Chamberlain

Bestselling author Chamberlain delivers a breakout book, mining the appalling, little-known history of North Carolina’s Eugenics Sterilization Program, in effect from 1929 to 1975. Called "Absorbing and haunting" (Booklist), and "Socially conscious melodrama at its best” (Kirkus Reviews), NECESSARY LIES is great for "Book groups and fans of Jodi Picoult....” (Library Journal, starred review) and a SIBA Fall 2013 Okra Pick
This debut novel from Finch creates a beguiling, disturbing world about a mysterious man who enters an internationally renowned refuge for writers in exile. In a starred review, Kirkus called it "Satiric, tough and very funny" and Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story says, “Once I got into The House of Journalists I couldn’t leave! In fact, I think I’m still there. Someone please call the fire department. This prose is flammable!”
BITTER RIVER by Julia Keller
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Julia Keller counts Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Scott Turow, Karin Slaughter, Laura Lippman, and C.J. Box among her fans (talk about great company!). BITTER RIVER is a September Indie Next selection and Michael Connelly said, “BITTER RIVER has an elegiac force to it that is powerful and gripping. I just turned the last page on this one and I want more.”
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Karin Slaughter loves libraries!

Karin Slaughter loves libraries!

No, she's not a Macmillan author, yet... 🙂 So why do we love her? Because she loves libraries. Please read her amazing essay about the importance of libraries here. Go on girl!

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Karin Slaughter’s Cupcake Contest!

Karin Slaughter’s Cupcake Contest!

Amazing author and amazing person Karin Slaughter is hosting a contest I thought you should know about. Do you love to bake? Do you love thrillers? Want a chance to win an autographed advanced copy of her latest novel, Broken, and her entire backlist? Then go get your cupcake on!

Just design the grossest, most serial-killery cupcake in the world! It's that easy.

 

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