Thriller Thursday (4/19/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (4/19/18 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday, friends! First, some nice news: the Albany Public Library Foundation has named Frankie Y. Bailey (THE RED QUEEN DIES; WHAT THE FLY SAW) a 2018 Literary Legends honoree. A gala honoring Bailey and others will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Albany Public Library’s historic Howe Branch. Don’t forget to […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: April 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the April 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due February 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. AFTER ANNA by Lisa Scottoline Anna is a drop-dead gorgeous sixteen-year-old with a secret dark side and when she turns up dead, all fingers point to her stepfather. […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/15/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/15/16 Edition)

Historical mysteries, a spy thriller, and a tropical debut get our #ThrillerThursday stamp of approval: THE SECRETS OF WISHTIDE by Kate Saunders A September 2016 LibraryReads pick with two starred reviews! “Combining the strengths of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple and M. C. Beaton’s Agatha Raisin, Laetitia Rodd towers over both of these genteel sleuths in […]

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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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Agatha Raisin’s on TV!

Agatha Raisin’s on TV!

If you don’t know M.C. Beaton‘s feisty, gloriously non-pc PR maven-turned-amateur sleuth, Agatha Raisin, you should. She solves many a murder (and falls desperately for many a man) in the cozy Cotswold village of Carsely, which isn’t quite as peaceful as it seems. Readers familiar with Agatha’s adventures can now watch them on the small […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer THREE starred reviews! Foer’s “intensely imagined and richly rewarding”* new novel focuses on the unraveling of a Jewish-American family in Washington […]

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Thriller Thursday (5/5/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (5/5/16 Edition)

Q: What do you get when you mix three detectives, two lawyers, three cozies, and one obsessed woman? A: Today’s #ThrillerThursday picks! REDEMPTION ROAD by John Hart A May 2016 LibraryReads & Indie Next pick, a PW Best Summer Book of 2016, a SIBA Spring 2016 Okra pick, and two starred reviews! In Hart’s “stellar crime […]

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