HELLO, SUMMER Read-Alikes

Mary Kay Andrews will have you craving more small-town scandals and big-time secrets after digging into the irresistible HELLO, SUMMER. Check out these read-alikes, ’cause it’s never too late to add to your summer reading list. THE SECOND HOME by Christina ClancyFLY AWAY by Kristin HannahFAMILY PICTURES by Jane GreenSUMMER PEOPLE by Elin HilderbrandANOTHER PIECE […]

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Sign Up Now: “Summer Book Club Bash” Booklist Webinar

Sign Up Now: “Summer Book Club Bash” Booklist Webinar

Go beyond the beach with great summer reading suggestions perfect for book clubs. Listen to Anne Spieth share her favorite picks at Booklist‘s “Summer Book Club Bash” webinar on Tuesday, July 31 at 1pm Central. Click here to RSVP. See you there! […]

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Friday Reads: Memorial Day All Stars

Friday Reads: Memorial Day All Stars

Memorial Day weekend is here! Kick off your summer reading with our super-starred #FridayReads picks: STAY HIDDEN by Paul Doiron Also available in audio “The plot is complex, and the action intense, made all the more so by forbidding terrain. The extraordinary sense of place makes this Doiron’s strongest novel yet.” — Booklist, starred review […]

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‘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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New York Times Summer Reading Recommendations

New York Times Summer Reading Recommendations

The gray lady recently revealed several Summer 2017 reading lists in mystery, horror, graphic novels, and more, including these 10 Macmillan titles: True Crime (full list) In his lively literary biography ARTHUR AND SHERLOCK: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes, Michael Sims traces the real-life inspiration for the first “scientific detective” to the renowned […]

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Happy #BookBday (8/5/14 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (8/5/14 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! Today we celebrate: DRIVING WITH THE TOP DOWN by Beth Harbison In New York Times bestseller Harbison’s latest novel, two women set out on an antiquing road trip and get more than they bargained for when they pick up a third, stranded woman. “…it’s an enjoyable ride. Readers […]

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A Super-Sized Summer Thriller: THE KILLS

A Super-Sized Summer Thriller: THE KILLS

If you attended Library Journal's “Day of Dialog” last week, you heard Picador publisher Stephen Morrison rave about Richard House’s THE KILLS. This epic thriller longlisted for the Man Booker prize is four books in one: Sutler, The Massive, The Kill, and The Hit. It begins with a man on the run and ends with a burned body, moving across continents, characters, and genres.

It's already received outstanding early praise and is showing up on Summer Reading Previews:

“In this remarkable, epic literary venture, a novel in four parts that was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, House explores the collateral damage of our capitalist way of going to war…. Part Olen Steinhauer spy thriller and part Roberto Bolaño art novel, with a huge cast of characters, many Middle Eastern settings, and a puzzle of a time-shifting plot, THE KILLS is a work of intense artistic conviction and demands a serious commitment from its readers. They’ll be rewarded, even if the center of this dazzlingly large picture is elusive.” Booklist, starred review

House’s thousand-plus-page novel is an intense, frustrating yet unforgettable tale…. He presents intriguing characters and enthralling scenarios, then leaves readers to make sense of it all. This huge undertaking is notable for its ambition, and it seduces with both its shortcomings and its accomplishments.”
Publishers Weekly, a May 5 Pick of the Week

Engrossing… House’s four-part, 1,000-page novel of corruption and murder is a heady page-turner. Already a hit in the U.K., THE KILLS trots the globe with professional killers and military contractors, and earns its comparisons to John le Carré with a healthy dose of political intrigue.” Time Out New York

Nerds, stay calm… Richard House’s Booker-long-listed, 1,000 page, hallucinogenic fictional account of the Iraq War and its aftermath, THE KILLS, is finally released in the States [August 5].” New York Magazine

Worried about toting around a brick of a galley? Fear not!
The e-galley is available on Edelweiss
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