#ThrillerThursday (11/15/18 Edition)

#ThrillerThursday (11/15/18 Edition)

From the streets of Toyko, to 19th-century London, to Prohibition-Era Vermont, to Provence in the summertime, join us for today’s international edition of #ThrillerThursday! BLOOD IS BLOOD: A Barker & Llewelyn Novel by Will Thomas  A bombing injures private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker, leaving it up to his soon-to-be-married junior partner Thomas Llewelyn to find […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2018–Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2018–Fiction

Kirkus released the first round of their year-end best-of lists, starting with their best fiction titles of 2018! Mystery/Thriller EIGHTEEN BELOW: A Fabian Risk Novel by Stefan Ahnhem NEWCOMER: A Mystery by Keigo Higashino; Translated by Giles Murray KINGDOM OF THE BLIND: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny Science Fiction and Fantasy STATE […]

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THE BEST BAD THINGS + NEWCOMER = November LibraryReads Picks! Penny + Moriarty = Hall of Famers!

THE BEST BAD THINGS + NEWCOMER = November LibraryReads Picks! Penny + Moriarty = Hall of Famers!

OH HAPPY DAY! Katrina Carrasco’s THE BEST BAD THINGS and Keigo Higashino’s NEWCOMER are November 2018 LibraryReads picks!  THE BEST BAD THINGS “Stellar… Carrasco succeeds in coupling a feminist historical that maintains period plausibility with an exploratory queer narrative rarely seen in the crime genre. Even readers uninterested in Alma’s identity journey will be impressed by […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: November 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite titles for the November 2018 LibraryReads list! *Votes are due September 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty Also available in audio A Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2018! From #1 New York Times bestselling (and LibraryReads “Favorite of […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: November 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the November 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due September 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. AMERICAN DRIFTER by Chad Michael Murray & Heather Graham RWA Lifetime Achievement Award and ITW ThrillerMaster Award recipient Heather Graham teams up with celebrated actor and celebrity icon […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/10/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (11/10/16 Edition)

We’re seeing stars for today’s #ThrillerThursday picks! UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN by Keigo Higashino Two starred reviews! From acclaimed international bestseller and LibraryReads author Higashino comes a compelling story of a twenty-year-old murder, two teenagers linked by the crime, and a detective’s obsession to finally uncover the truth. “Edgar-nominated Higashino revisits the dangerous codependence of […]

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Whatcha (e-) Reading?

Whatcha (e-) Reading?

Here are the most popular e-galleys librarians have recently downloaded from Edelweiss* (maybe we’ll see some of them on a LibraryReads list soon!): Mystery: A MOST NOVEL REVENGE by Ashley Weaver A TERRIBLE BEAUTY by Tasha Alexander GLOW OF DEATH by Jane K. Cleland NORMAL by Warren Ellis SAY NO MORE by Hank Phillippi Ryan STONE […]

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Stars for UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN

Stars for UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN

THE DEVOTION OF SUSPECT X hooked us on Japanese author Keigo Higashino, and librarians adored MALICE, making it an October 2014 LibraryReads pick. His newest book, UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN, is his most ambitious yet: a sweeping epic about a brutal crime and the two teenagers—Ryo, the son of the murdered man, and Yukiho, the […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: November 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the November 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due September 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. TO CAPTURE WHAT WE CANNOT KEEP by Beatrice Colin Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young widow and an […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/25/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/25/16 Edition)

A physicist and a romantic crime-fighting duo are on the case this #ThrillerThursday: A MIDSUMMER’S EQUATION by Keigo Higashino Two stars for the LibraryReads author’s sequel to the international bestseller THE DEVOTION OF SUSPECT X, starring Manabu Yukawa, the physicist known as “Detective Galileo.” “Filled with surprises and plot twists, this complex and riveting mystery will keep […]

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