Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians. We have SO MUCH great mystery awards news for you, with our nominees for the 2017 Edgar Awards, the 2016 Agatha Awards, and the 2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards, plus a special CWA Diamond Dagger honoree! 2017 Edgar Award nominees (full list) — honoring the best in mystery Best Fact […]

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Booklist’s Best Health & Science Books of 2016

Booklist’s Best Health & Science Books of 2016

Booklist recently unveiled their Top 10 Health & Science reading lists of 2016*, including these five Macmillan titles: Top 10 Health and Medicine 2016 (full list) MORGUE: A Life in Death by Vincent J. M. DiMaio and Ron Franscell Medical examiner DiMaio, along with journalist Franscell, provides a peek into the often wild world of […]

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Thriller Thursday (5/19/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (5/19/16 Edition)

These new #ThrillerThursday mysteries will have you raving (in a good way): BOAR ISLAND by Nevada Barr In her 19th adventure, Anna Pigeon has taken over as acting chief ranger at Acadia National Park in Maine, where she must help her friend’s daughter, who is an unfortunate victim of cyber-bullying and stalking. “As in the […]

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Booklist “Mysteries to Die For” Webinar Titles

Booklist “Mysteries to Die For” Webinar Titles

Here are all the spine-tingling Macmillan mysteries that Talia “the terror” Sherer presented at today’s Booklist‘s “Mysteries to Die For” collection development webinar: A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny BEHIND CLOSED DOORS by B.A. Paris ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN by Wendy Walker REDEMPTION ROAD by John Hart BOAR ISLAND by Nevada Barr THE ONE MAN by Andrew Gross AMONG THE […]

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Deadly #FridayReads

Deadly #FridayReads

Today’s #FridayReads picks aren’t mysteries, but are about one of life’s greatest mysteries: death. The nonfiction take: MORGUE: A Life in Death by Vincent DiMaio & Ron Franscell Two stars for this “engrossing look behind the headlines of notorious homicides” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) from one of the world’s most celebrated medical examiners. “Fans of […]

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Starred Nonfiction Roundup

Starred Nonfiction Roundup

We’ve got your cure for the case of the Mondays: two terrific nonfiction books with several starred reviews! THE UNIVERSE IN YOUR HAND: A Journey Through Space, Time, and Beyond by Christophe Galfard “Galfard dispenses with mathematical formulas in this foray into modern physics, making a lively imagination the only portal necessary for general readers […]

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