Thriller Thursday (2/4/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/4/16 Edition)

Detectives and amateur sleuths abound in today’s #ThrillerThursday lineup: SOUTH OF NOWHERE by Minerva Koenig “This sophomore outing clearly demonstrates that Koenig’s acclaimed debut, NINE DAYS, was no fluke. Julie [Kalas] is an original heroine with a gutsy attitude and take-charge approach to life. Fans of Sue Grafton will welcome this hard-boiled protagonist.” — Library […]

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LJ’s Famously Firsts

LJ’s Famously Firsts

Library Journal shared their “Famously Firsts”—recently published or forthcoming debut novels that they are most excited about. Check out their Macmillan picks! KEY FALL CHILLS NIGHT OF THE JAGUAR by Joe Gannon A freelance journalist in Nicaragua during the Sandinista Revolution, the setting of this book, Gannon introduces police captain Ajax Montoya, a revolutionary hero who […]

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Queens Library Mystery Book Buzz 2014

Queens Library Mystery Book Buzz 2014

Today Anne presented all the latest and greatest Mystery titles at the Queens Library “Mystery in the Stacks” Book Buzz. We don’t want anyone to feel left out, so here are the books she talked about: LibraryReads MALICE by Keigo Higashino MURDER AT THE BRIGHTWELL by Ashley Weaver THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/11/14 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/11/14 Edition)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday features two debut mysteries and two new thrillers from prolific veteran writers: NIGHT OF THE JAGUAR by Joe Gannon Former Nicaraguan Sandinista guerrilla comandante-turned-cop Ajax Montoya investigates a series of murders that appear to be political executions in this “impressive”* debut novel with “beautiful, emotion-drenched prose… The novel’s considerable power is in the […]

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Thriller Thursday (Stars Edition)

Thriller Thursday (Stars Edition)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday picks are superSTARS! THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny Penny’s highly anticipated tenth Chief Inspector Gamache novel is here! Booklist and Library Journal loved it with the latter warning, “The heartbreaking conclusion will leave series readers blinking back tears.” Keep an eye out for upcoming major media for THE LONG WAY HOME, […]

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