Happy #BookBday! (01/06/15)

Happy #BookBday! (01/06/15)

Happy #Bookbday to: A Pleasure and a Calling by Phil Hogan “British writer Hogan’s fourth novel is a gripping psychological thriller that pegs out the creep-o-meter with its chilling, original plot.  Hogan’s Mr. Heming is a monumentally diabolical character—the fact that he narrates the story further ups both the stakes and the tension. Readers won’t […]

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Two Stars for A PLEASURE AND A CALLING

Two Stars for A PLEASURE AND A CALLING

Our  librarian pal Robin Beerbower applauded our comparison of Phil Hogan’s totally creep-fabulous A PLEASURE AND A CALLING to Patricia Highsmith’s THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY…  And now both Publishers Weekly and Booklist gave it starred reviews… My dear librarians, don’t miss the boat on this two-starred gem! “British writer Hogan’s fourth novel is a gripping […]

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Fall Into a Good Mystery Webinar titles

Fall Into a Good Mystery Webinar titles

Just in time for Halloween, Talia “the terror” Sherer shared her favorite forthcoming mysteries at Booklist‘s “Fall Into a Good Mystery” collection development webinar: THE WHITES by Harry Brandt ALL THE OLD KNIVES by Olen Steinhauer THE PATRIOT THREAT by Steve Berry FEAR THE DARKNESS by Becky Masterman THE LIFE I LEFT BEHIND by Colette […]

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For Your Consideration: December and January LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: December and January LibraryReads Titles

Nominations for the January 2015 LibraryReads list (which also includes December 2014 titles this time) are due on November 20. Here’s what we recommend: December 2014 titles SAVING GRACE by Jane Green Grace and Ted Chapman are a literary power couple whose marriage is anything but perfect. So it’s good news when the new assistant […]

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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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