Happy #BookBday (11/22/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (11/22/16 Edition)

Happy almost-Turkey-Day #BookBday to: THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman One of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016 with two starred reviews! “Inspired by the pleasure he took in the ‘free’ moments he was granted when people he planned to […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/5/13 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/5/13 Edition)

We love thrillers. And in honor of that love we’ll be forcing our favorites on you, dear librarian, EVERY Thursday for #ThrillerThursdays. <Mwa ha ha!>

But first, the news:
Congrats to the two THRILLING Macmillan titles nominated for Crime Writers' Association Awards!

Rage Against the DyingShadow of the RockRAGE AGAINST THE DYING by Becky Masterman
for CWA Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year

SHADOW OF THE ROCK by Thomas Mogford
for CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger for Best New Crime Writer of the Year 

Winners will be named on October 24 at the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013 in London.

And now, for your enjoyment, our favorite spine-tingling, blood-curdling, full-of-mayhem Thursday reads: [...]

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The Ultimate #BookBattle2 Webinar Title List

The Ultimate #BookBattle2 Webinar Title List

Today at 2pm Talia and Chris (Sterling) are going head-to-head in a reprise of their Oscar-nominated book buzz performance from ALA Annual and you don't want to miss it this time around. Sign up now!

UPDATE: This event is now over. The archived Booklist webinar will be available here soon!

Here's a sneak peek at the books that Talia will be talking about this afternoon (and see her full slide deck here!). WARNING: Major spoilers below!

talia and chris

50 SHADES OF GREY Read-Alikes:

WILD CARD by Lora Leigh

BLUSH by Opal Carew

PANIC SNAP by Laura Reese

TOPPING FROM BELOW by Laura Reese

Adult Titles:

THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY by Louise Penny

A KILLING IN THE HILLS by Julia Keller

ROGUE by Mark Sullivan

YOUNG PHILBY by Robert Littell

CHINESE WHISKERS by Pallavi Aiyar

PAW PRINTS IN THE MOONLIGHT by Denis O'Connor

MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND by Matthew Dicks

THE FORGETTING TREE by Tatjana Soli

THE ELEMENTALS by Francesca Lia Block

GRACE GROWS by Shelle Sumners

HOW I CAME TO SPARKLE AGAIN by Kaya McLaren

MR. PENUMBRA'S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan

STORMDANCER by Jay Kristoff

THIS BOOK IS FULL OF SPIDERS by David Wong

SHAKESPEARE'S TREMOR AND ORWELL'S COUGH by John J. Ross, M.D.

WE KILLED by Yael Kohen

Teen Titles:

WAKE and LULLABY by Amanda Hocking

BENEATH THE GLITTER by Elle & Blair Fowler

ECHO by Alyson Noel

DEATH AND THE GIRL NEXT DOOR by Darynda Jones

WHISPERS AT MOONRISE by C.C. Hunter

THIS IS NOT A TEST by Courtney Summers

SPARK by Amy Kathleen Ryan

GLITCH by Heather Anastasiu

MIDNIGHT CITY by J. Barton Mitchell

THE HUNT by Andrew Fukuda

And, of course...

PIPPI MOVES IN! by Astrid Lindgren

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