For Your Consideration: December 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite December titles for the December 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due November 1! TAKE IT BACK by Kia Abdullah “Readers may find themselves believing one side, then the other, up until the shocking ending. Abdullah is definitely a writer to watch.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Abdullah has done an exemplary […]

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Happy Half Hour (9/28/20)

This week’s Happy Half Hour features a regency romance, a supernatural thriller, a murderous Halloween celebration, and a chilling Alaskan mystery. THE RAKEHELL OF ROTH by Amalie Howard | 9781682815151 | 2/9/21 RED HANDS by Christopher Golden | 9781250246301 | 12/8/20THE WICKED HOUR: A Natalie Lockhart Novel by Alice Blanchard | 9781250205735 | 12/1/20COLD WIND: […]

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Imprint Spotlight: St. Martin’s Publishing Group

Up next in our Imprint Spotlight series, indulge in some book recs and a tribute to libraries from Sylvan Creekmore, Associate Editor at St. Martin’s Publishing Group. Sylvan Creekmore [Associate Editor, SMPG] “SMPG is an author-focused imprint with an audience-minded perspective. This means that we excel at finding projects with commercial appeal across adult and […]

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Author Spotlight: Ann Cleeves (9/10/20)

Today we spotlight New York Times bestselling and award-winning mystery author extraordinaire Ann Cleeves. In her ninth adventure, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope discovers a mysterious car on the side of the road on a snowy winter night with a toddler in the back seat and no one in sight. THE DARKEST EVENING: A Vera Stanhope […]

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Author Spotlight: Ashley Weaver (9/9/20)

Today’s spotlight is on fellow librarian and creator of fan-favorite amateur detective Amory Ames, Edgar-nominated author Ashley Weaver. In her latest adventure, Amory Ames is enjoying her last few weeks of peace and quiet preparing for the imminent arrival of her baby at her beautiful country house, when a mysterious woman appears on her doorstep, […]

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Murder Mystery with Ann Cleeves

Who doesn’t love a good role-play murder mystery?! To celebrate the publication of her latest Vera Stanhope novel, THE DARKEST EVENING, Ann Cleeves has penned a short mystery you can act out with your friends/patrons! Download the full script here. THE DARKEST EVENING: A Vera Stanhope Novel; ISBN 9781250204509; on sale 9/8/20 […]

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Author Spotlight: Louise Penny (9/1/20)

LibraryReads Hall of Famer and New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny is back with the next adventure of everyone’s favorite Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. This time, Gamache finds himself in a Paris filled with family secrets and gruesome discoveries. ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE 4 starred reviews! “The strengths of this latest procedural from […]

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New E-galleys (8/24/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: DEEP STRIKE by Rick CampbellISBN 9781250164773, on sale 3/16/21 It’s a race against time when the U.S. Atlantic Fleet rushes to stop a rogue submarine from launching a nuclear attack on the Eastern Seaboard of […]

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Booklist Fall Adult Announcements Webinar Recap (8/21/20)

In case you missed it, or just can’t get enough of the excitement, here are all the titles we presented at today’s Booklist Fall Adult Announcements webinar. You can also watch the archived presentation here. THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah | 9781250178602 | 2/9/2021WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | […]

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Around the World in Books (8/20/20)

Today we’re going around the world in four books with a series debut set in London about a mysterious man devoted to his filing cabinets, a story of love and resilience in wartime Paris, a globe-trotting assassin making his way to Syria, and an in-depth look at The Beatles during their final years around the […]

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