Imprint Spotlight: Minotaur Books

In today’s Imprint Spotlight, Minotaur Books (aka Our Favorite Publisher of Mysteries) Associate Director of Publicity Hector DeJean, offers us reading recs and an inventive new genre. Hector DeJean [Associate Director, Publicity, Minotaur Books, St. Martin’s Publishing Group] “‘Books that make your heart race’ is our slogan at Minotaur. We publish crime fiction, a little […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite July titles for the July 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due May 1! THE SHADOWS by Alex North “The complex plot shifts smoothly between past and present with numerous unexpected twists. An overwhelming atmosphere of doom and disaster hovers over the perennial darkness of the nearby woods. This heart-pounding […]

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What to Read After Tiger King

By now many of you have experienced the wacky, wild ride that is Netflix’s Tiger King documentary. But fret not, we’ve got the perfect reads to pair with your new obsession. #WeekendReads The New York Times recommends STRANGE PIECE OF PARADISE: A Return to the American West To Investigate My Attempted Murder – and Solve […]

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For Your Consideration: June 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite June titles for the June 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due May 1! THE SECOND HOME by Christina Clancy “With nostalgia as thick as the scent of coconut-scented sunscreen, THE SECOND HOME explores the consequences of emotional decisions and the strength needed to set things right.”–Booklist, starred review THE […]

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Introducing: Genre For All

Hello librarians! This is Amanda Rountree, genre whisperer extraordinaire! As a long-time lover of genre fiction of all kinds–everything from the awe-inspiring world-building and magic of fantasy, to the heart-warming happy endings of romance, to the breathtaking terror of horror, to the reality-stretching imagination of science fiction–my new Genre For All series will have you […]

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Happy #PubDay and Women 2020 (1/21/20)

It’s #PubDay, and we have some strong women to spotlight: the raw journey of a woman and her son fleeing from Mexico to America + four women across generations living through slavery and racism. AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins A January LibraryReads pick, a February Indie Next List pick, and four starred reviews! “This extraordinary […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite April titles for the April 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due March 1! TAKE ME APART by Sara Sligar “Years after celebrated photographer Miranda Brand died unexpectedly, upending her California town, her son Theo asks one-time journalist Kate Aitken to create an archive of his mother’s work. Miranda evidently […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite February titles for the February 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due January 1! THE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy Davidson A supernatural thriller about a young woman facing down ancient forces in the depths of the bayou. 2 starred reviews! “Davidson’s style is restrained, with a slow burn that explodes […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2019 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: November 2019 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite November titles for the November 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due October 1! THE RISE OF MAGICKS: Chronicles of The One, Book 3 by Nora Roberts “Deftly wielding her own brand of literary magic, Roberts once again merges mesmerizing characters, inventive plotting, and propulsive pacing as she presents the […]

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THE LONG CALL is a September 2019 LibraryReads Pick!

THE LONG CALL is a September 2019 LibraryReads Pick!

You voted, they counted, and THE LONG CALL is officially a LibraryReads pick for September 2019! THE LONG CALL by Ann Cleeves A September Indie Next pick! “The plotting is complex and intriguing, the location comes alive, and the resolution satisfies. VERDICT Fans of Cleeves lamenting the end of the ‘Shetland’ series will find much […]

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