Fall 2020 Happy Half Hours + Authors

You are NOT going to want to miss our Fall Happy Half Hour author line-up! Register for each event using the links below and mark your calendars for great conversations, great books, and great authors! ANN CLEEVES is the multi-million copy and New York Times bestselling author behind two hit television series—the BBC’s Shetland, starring […]

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Author Spotlight: Linda Castillo (7/6/20)

Today we spotlight LibraryReads Hall of Famer and New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo with her 12th book in the thrilling, suspenseful, and beloved Kate Burkholder series. Kate Burkholder is back in this fast-paced crime fiction when an Amish widower discovers an unconscious woman in a stranded car. Kate recognizes her as a friend […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite July titles for the July 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due May 1! THE SHADOWS by Alex North “The complex plot shifts smoothly between past and present with numerous unexpected twists. An overwhelming atmosphere of doom and disaster hovers over the perennial darkness of the nearby woods. This heart-pounding […]

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2020 Edgar Award Nominees + Winner!

The Mystery Writers of America has announced the 2020 Edgar Award nominees, and Macmillan has 5 contenders! Best First Novel MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim–WINNER Best Critical/Biographical BEYOND THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS: A Life of John Buchan by Ursula Buchan The Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award STRANGERS AT THE GATE by Catriona McPhersonTHE MURDER […]

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#ThrillerThursday (7/18/19)

#ThrillerThursday (7/18/19)

Kate Burkholder returns and an FBI neuroscientist is on the trail of a serial killer in today’s #ThrillerThursday! SHAMED: A Kate Burkholder Novel by Linda Castillo A July 2019 LibraryReads Hall of Fame Inductee! “If they haven’t already, readers looking for a fierce-female-fronted procedural should check out Catillo’s best-selling series, from the get-go.”–Booklist BURIED by […]

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Megan Goldin’s Debut THE ESCAPE ROOM is a July 2019 LibraryReads Pick + Linda Castillo Enters the Hall of Fame!

Megan Goldin’s Debut THE ESCAPE ROOM is a July 2019 LibraryReads Pick + Linda Castillo Enters the Hall of Fame!

Librarians know best! You’ve chosen Megan Goldin’s THE ESCAPE ROOM as a July 2019 LibraryReads pick! “This novel is pure entertainment… cancel all your plans and call in sick; once you start reading, you’ll be caught in your own escape room–the only key to freedom is turning the last page!”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Thriller fans […]

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NYPL Mystery/Thriller Book Buzz (6/6/19)

NYPL Mystery/Thriller Book Buzz (6/6/19)

For all you non-NYPL librarians, here are the titles we presented at their Mystery/Thriller Book Buzz this morning! 29 SECONDS | T. M. Logan | 9/10/19 | 9781250182296 ANYTHING FOR YOU | Saul Black | 11/5/19 | 9781250199911 A BETTER MAN: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel | Louise Penny | 8/27/19 | 9781250066213 THE BITTERROOTS […]

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Booklist Mystery Month 2019!

Booklist Mystery Month 2019!

May is Mystery Month at Booklist, and we’re celebrating along with them with our favorite chills, thrills, and kills (bum-bum-BUM) from newcomers and fan favorites alike: ALMOST MIDNIGHT by Paul Doiron In this thrilling entry in Edgar Award finalist Paul Doiron’s bestselling series, a deadly attack on one of Maine’s last wild wolves leads Game […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2019 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: July 2019 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite July 2019 titles for the July 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due June 1! BETHLEHEM by Karen Kelly With the writing chops of Ian McEwan and the storytelling of Lisa Wingate, “a haunting debut” about two intertwined families and the secrets they’ve kept buried during the steel boom in […]

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