Thriller Thursday (8/23/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (8/23/18 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to a LibraryReads debut, two series favorites, and a naval adventure! THE OTHER WOMAN by Sandie Jones Also available in audio An August 2018 LibraryReads pick and one of Library Journal’s Best Summer 2018 Debuts! Emily chose Adam, but she didn’t choose his mother Pammie. There’s nothing a mother wouldn’t do for her […]

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July 2018 All-Stars

July 2018 All-Stars

Whether it’s literary fiction, mystery, poetry, or graphic novels, these books all have the same thing in common: multiple starred reviews! THE GOLDEN STATE by Lydia Kiesling “Kiesling’s intimate, culturally perceptive debut portrays a frazzled mother and a fractious America, both verging on meltdown. But perhaps best of all is her thought-provoking portrait of a […]

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Oh My (Mystery) Stars!

Oh My (Mystery) Stars!

The *stars* are piling up for these six outstanding mysteries: BECAUSE I’M WATCHING by Christina Dodd — THREE STARS! “Dodd continues her flawless pivoting from romance to suspense with the third book in her riveting series set in the small Washington town of Virtue Falls. Scary, sexy, and smartly written, BECAUSE I’M WATCHING is Dodd at […]

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Elsa Hart’s Chinese Library Adventure

Elsa Hart’s Chinese Library Adventure

Two weeks ago, Elsa Hart‘s fabulous debut, JADE DRAGON MOUNTAIN, about an 18th-century exiled librarian who must learn the truth about a Jesuit priest’s death, arrived on shelves and is raking in rave reviews! “In addition to being a satisfying mystery, JADE DRAGON MOUNTAIN also powerfully evokes the aesthetics of the time and place it […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/16/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (7/16/15 Edition)

We’ve got a couple of cops on the case and two terrific mysteries for you this #ThrillerThursday: AFTER THE STORM by Linda Castillo A tornado unearths human remains leading to a thirty-year-old cold case in Painters Mill. Meanwhile, a very emotional and personal turmoil strikes at Police Chief Kate Burkholder’s budding relationship with state agent […]

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LJ Genre Spotlight: Mystery

LJ Genre Spotlight: Mystery

Happy Monday, friends! Our pal and Library Journal Mover & Shaker Kristi Chadwick recently wrote a genre spotlight column on mysteries for LJ and we’re thrilled (pun intended) that it includes so many Macmillan titles: Breaking the Color Barrier SKIES OF ASH by Rachel Howzell Hall (Detective Elouise Norton series) On sale May 19, 2015 […]

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#thrillerthursday (12/11/14)

#thrillerthursday (12/11/14)

Good morning and welcome to #thrillerthursday! Today we’re reading: FIVE by Ursula Archer “Austrian children’s book author Archer makes her U.S. debut with her first adult novel, a riveting mystery that centers on geocaching, the hunt for hidden objects using only a GPS device… The suspense builds until the shocking climax.”–Publishers Weekly “Sure to appeal […]

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