Author Spotlight: Brian Panowich (5/14/20)

This author spotlight features the award-winning Brian Panowich coming to you with another masterful tale of Southern Noir. Brian Panowich bridges crime and emotion in his newest plot-twisting suspense taking place, again, in McFalls County with life-long resident and ex-arson investigator Dane Kirby. Dane gets called in to consult on a brutal murder in Jacksonville, […]

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July 2018 Nonfiction

July 2018 Nonfiction

Check out our great new nonfiction titles available this month—then make sure they get checked out at your library! CITY OF DEVILS: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai by Paul French Two starred reviews! “Drugs, gambling, vice, and banditry power China’s seaport mecca in this rollicking true crime saga. French’s two-fisted […]

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May 2018 All-Stars

May 2018 All-Stars

Sooooo many stars! Have you ordered these forthcoming books for your library yet? (If not, what are you waiting for?!) BRING ME BACK by B.A. Paris Also available in audio “[An] outstanding Hitchcockian thriller… Paris plays fair with the reader as she builds to a satisfying resolution. Fans of intelligent psychological suspense will be richly […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: July 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the July 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due May 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. BABY TEETH by Zoje Stage Also available in audio THREE starred reviews and Zoje is on the cover of Library Journal’s mystery issue! “WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/29/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/29/18 Edition)

Thrills and chills abound in our #ThrillerThursday picks! THE BISHOP’S PAWN by Steve Berry Also available in audio In Cotton Malone’s first assignment ever he investigates the feud between J. Edgar Hoover and Martin Luther King Jr.! “In his latest Cotton Malone thriller, Berry takes on contemporary history as he weaves another tale of conspiracy […]

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Thriller Thursday (12/7/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (12/7/17 Edition)

There’s a chill in the air… and a chill down your spine! THE VANISHING SEASON by Joanna Schaffhausen A December 2017 Indie Next pick! In the 2016 Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award winner, Ellery Hathaway is the only one who knows the real reason a person goes missing around her birthday […]

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Thriller Thursday (6/8/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (6/8/17 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday! First, big congrats to our nominees on the 2017 CWA Dagger longlists: The CWA Gold Dagger THE DRY by Jane Harper The Ian Fleming Steel Dagger MOSKVA by Jack Grimwood THE ONE MAN by Andrew Gross REDEMPTION ROAD by John Hart The John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW by JoAnn […]

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In the Hot Seat: Matt Goldman on GONE TO DUST

In the Hot Seat: Matt Goldman on GONE TO DUST

Today we turn the spotlight on Matt Goldman, whose debut novel, GONE TO DUST, features an unusual crime—a murdered woman is found covered in dust from hundreds of vacuum cleaner bags, rendering DNA evidence useless. Library Journal‘s Books for Dudes column called it, “hard-boiled awesomeness” and Booklist said, “Offer this one to aficionados of chilly […]

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Friday Reads All-Stars

Friday Reads All-Stars

Happy Friday, friends! Our #FridayReads have multiple starred reviews: DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire — 3 starred reviews!  “Beautifully crafted and smartly written, this fairy-tale novella is everything that speculative fiction readers look for: fantastical worlds, diverse characters, and prose that hits home with its emotional truths.” — Library Journal, starred review […]

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Fiction All-Stars

Fiction All-Stars

We’re seeing lots of stars for these upcoming fiction releases: THE DARK FLOOD RISES by Margaret Drabble – 3 stars! “For women of a certain age, it is a pure pleasure to grow older alongside Drabble. For all others, there’s plenty of joy to be had in this thoughtful meditation on aging and mortality.” — […]

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