‘I Want The Pages To Turn’: Librarian Nancy Pearl’s Summer Reading List

‘I Want The Pages To Turn’: Librarian Nancy Pearl’s Summer Reading List

Nancy Pearl continues to share her love of Renee Patrick‘s Lillian Frost and Edith Head mystery series. Today on NPR’s Morning Edition she started her Summer Reading List with DESIGN FOR DYING. You can read or listen to the complete Summer Reading List here. Earlier this Spring, Nancy interviewed Rosemarie and Vince Keenan (the duo […]

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2017 Anthony Award Nominees

2017 Anthony Award Nominees

Happy #ThrillerThursday! First, congrats to our 2017 Anthony Award nominees: Best Novel A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny Best First Novel DESIGN FOR DYING by Renee Patrick The winners will be announced at Bouchercon on October 15. Now on to this week’s new mysteries: PERISH THE DAY by John Farrow The “excellent”* final volume in […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/13/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (4/13/17 Edition)

We’ve got two amazing debuts and three excellent series entries for you this #ThrillerThursday: IF WE WERE VILLAINS by M.L. Rio A literary debut in the tradition of Donna Tartt’s THE SECRET HISTORY about a group of seven young actors studying Shakespeare at an elite arts school who find their friendship turned into nasty rivalry […]

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Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians. We have SO MUCH great mystery awards news for you, with our nominees for the 2017 Edgar Awards, the 2016 Agatha Awards, and the 2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards, plus a special CWA Diamond Dagger honoree! 2017 Edgar Award nominees (full list) — honoring the best in mystery Best Fact […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/28/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (4/28/16 Edition)

Make sure these stellar new mysteries are on your shelves today! MURDER AT THE 42ND STREET LIBRARY by Con Lehane The first book in an amazing new series that features crime at some of America’s most famous institutions of higher reading! Ray Ambler, the curator of the library’s crime fiction collection, joins forces with NYPD […]

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LJ Genre Spotlight: Edge-of-Your-Seat Thrills

LJ Genre Spotlight: Edge-of-Your-Seat Thrills

According to Library Journal‘s recent genre spotlight, mysteries still rule! Make sure you’ve got all the Macmillan titles mentioned for your growing collection: Escaping the Ordinary DAISY IN CHAINS by Sharon Bolton On sale: Sept. 20, 2016 A criminal defense attorney with a reputation for getting the wrongly convicted exonerated is drawn into the machinations […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: April 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the April 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due February 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by Dominic Smith Two starred reviews for this novel that deftly bridges the historical and the contemporary, tracking a collision course […]

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ALA Midwinter 2016 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

ALA Midwinter 2016 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

Here are LOTS of reading recommendations courtesy of Anne’s “Three’s Company” Book Buzz at ALA Midwinter 2016: TITLE TBA* by Liane Moriarty | 9781250069795 | On Sale: July 26 MOST WANTED* by Lisa Scottoline | 9781250010131 | On Sale: April 12 THE 14TH COLONY* by Steve Berry | 9781250056245 | On Sale: April 5 ALL […]

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2015 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz Titles

2015 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz Titles

Today is the Tri-State Book Buzz where Anne presented all the glorious upcoming titles listed below! Can’t be there in person? Don’t worry! Here are the books she talked about: BOYS IN THE TREES* by Carly Simon | On Sale: Nov. 24 LUST & WONDER* by Augusten Burroughs | On Sale: March 29 MOST WANTED* […]

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