Author Spotlight: Hank Phillippi Ryan (8/10/20)

Today we spotlight the amazing Hank Phillippi Ryan, five-time Agatha Award-winning + bestselling author who continually has us on the edge of our seats with her twisty and chilling thrillers. Her next standalone cat and mouse thriller features a devastating betrayal, a young woman on an obsessive path to justice, and nonstop twists and surprises. […]

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Author Spotlight: Matt Goldman (8/4/20)

For this author spotlight, we are featuring the Emmy Award-winning TV writer, playwright, and creator of the Nils Shapiro series, Matt Goldman. Everyone’s favorite Minneapolis private detective is back for another adventure, but this time his job takes him to a place where the sunshine hides dark secrets: Los Angeles. DEAD WEST “Goldman continues to […]

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3 Stars for JACK

Marilynne Robinson’s JACK has received 3 starred reviews! “Myriad manifestations of pain are evoked, but here, too, are beauty, humor, mystery, and joy as Robinson holds us rapt with the exactitude of her perceptions and the exhilaration of her hymnal cadence, and so gracefully elucidates the complex sorrows and wonders of life and spirit.”–Booklist, starred […]

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Thriller Thursday: Historical Mysteries (7/30/20)

Pull out your mystery-solving time machines! We are spotlighting historical mysteries today with the Right Sort Marriage Bureau performing a royal background check, the glamorous and murderous world of a Chicago speakeasy, and a serial killer on the loose in ancient Rome. A ROYAL AFFAIR: A Sparks & Bainbridge Mystery by Allison Montclair “Montclair successfully […]

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Up-All-Night Thrillers (7/27/20)

Today we’re spotlighting thrillers that’ll keep you up all night and make you double lock your doors: a haunting supernatural thriller, a dark and twisty psychological thriller filled with secrets, the beginning of a new action-packed international spy series, a decadent story of those who will do anything for love and money, and four friends […]

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Day’s YA: THE SILVERED SERPENTS

Hellooooo, YA pals! It’s the middle of summer, but we’re bundling up for a trip to the frozen Siberian tundra! THE SILVERED SERPENTS by Roshani Chokshi9781250144577Available September 22, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 12 – 18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley WARNING: Spoilers for THE GILDED WOLVES below!! When Severin and his team were searching for […]

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Women 2020: Strong Characters (7/23/20)

This week we’re spotlighting strong characters with a female agent who is called to investigate a girl’s body, a mother grappling with desire, an ambitious book editor with an obsession, and two women fighting for what they truly want in life. CUT TO THE BONE by Ellison Cooper 2 starred reviews! “In this third in […]

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Memoir Spotlight (7/15/20)

Today’s memoir spotlight features a deep-dive into one author’s relationship to reading through the works of Jane Austen + a provocative telling of one woman’s rape and recovery. AUSTEN YEARS: A Memoir in Five Novels by Rachel Cohen “The deep knowledge of and respect for Austen’s novels will equally impress Austenites and readers less versed […]

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Women 2020: The Summer of Debuts (7/13/20)

Today we spotlight female debut authors with a psychological thriller set in the beautiful French countryside, twelve stories mixing tragedy and comedy, and a sci-fi alternate history set in the early 2000s–check it all out here. THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes An Indie Next pick! “Emily Proudman has just lost her temp job, bombed […]

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Thriller Thursday: Crime and Pets (7/9/20)

We love our furry friends…especially when they’re helping solve crime! For today’s #ThrillerThursday, we’re spotlighting a daughter in veterinary school falling into a life of crime, a beloved golden retriever assisting his lawyer master, and a lovable canine narrator back on the case. OTHER PEOPLE’S PETS by R.L. Maizes “Following Maizes’s story collection, WE LOVE […]

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