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 […]
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!
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: [...]
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!
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
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
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