Sneak Peek: July 2020 Indie Next List

The July 2020 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes ISBN: 9781250264800, on sale 7/14/20 “British actress Downes’ debut novel is a slow burn of a story with Emily picking up on snippets of conversations as a breadcrumb trail leads her to an astounding conclusion. A great read for […]

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Day’s YA: MAYHEM

Happy Friday!! The Lost Boys + The Craft = the feminist mash-up you’ve been waiting for. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure9781250297938Available July 14, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss The year is 1987. Mayhem Brayburn and her mother, Roxy, are leaving Mayhem’s abusive stepfather and heading to Santa […]

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Genre For All Spotlight: THE SHADOWS

Stranger Things meets Stephen King’s THE OUTSIDER? Count me in! Let’s talk Alex North’s deliciously creepy new thriller, THE SHADOWS. Last year, we were all obsessed with Alex North’s THE WHISPER MAN (PW Best Book of Summer 2019! 2 starred reviews! Indie Next pick! LibraryReads pick!). In THE SHADOWS, North offers another terrifying supernatural thriller […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE SHADOWS

Stranger Things meets Stephen King’s THE OUTSIDER as Alex North returns for another poignant and terrifying supernatural thriller, THE SHADOWS, in this week’s Forthcoming #FridayReads spotlight! Hopefully you all remember THE WHISPER MAN, which came out last year–it was a LibraryReads Pick and a departmental favorite. This is the author’s follow-up, another poignant and terrifying […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/22/19)

Thriller Thursday (8/22/19)

This #ThrillerThursday we celebrate a standalone legal thriller, a chilling LibraryReads winner, a hard-hitting assassin hunting for revenge, and the return of a West Virginian prosecutor turned private investigator. THE MURDER LIST by Hank Phillippi Ryan “A compelling legal thriller from the popular author of the Jane Ryland mystery series, this will have readers’ sympathies […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/25/19)

Thriller Thursday (7/25/19)

A supernatural thriller full of aliens and government cover-ups and a he-said/she-said game of obsession–welcome to this week’s #ThrillerThursday! THE DARK ABOVE by Jeremy Finley “It is not a stretch to see fans of Netflix’s Stranger Things or Sylvain Neuvel’s SLEEPING GIANTS (2016) enjoying this book.”–Booklist A STRANGER ON THE BEACH by Michele Campbell “While […]

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#ThrillerThursday (7/11/19)

#ThrillerThursday (7/11/19)

A Shamus award-winning series returns, a handsome historian is on the case, and the eternal struggle between good and evil… All in today’s #thrillerthursday! KILLER IN THE CARRIAGE HOUSE: A Victorian Village Mystery by Sheila Connolly “The layers of history and the obstacles encountered in the process of trying to save a small town provide […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/25/19)

Thriller Thursday (4/25/19)

From psychological thrillers to historical mysteries, we’ve got a packed house for this week’s Thriller Thursday celebration! I KNOW WHO YOU ARE by Alice Feeney “For most folks, being suspected in the disappearance of their spouse would be about as bad as it gets, but not for London actress Aimee Sinclair, the narrator of bestseller […]

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Fear Not – LJ Genre Spotlight on Horror

Fear Not – LJ Genre Spotlight on Horror

Terrified to recommend horror in your library? RAforAll.com / horror guru Becky Spratford‘s recent Library Journal genre spotlight on horror has you (and Macmillan) covered: According to Melissa Ann Singer, senior editor at Tor/Forge, horror “becomes increasingly popular during times of societal unease. When people are worried that the world is going to pieces around them, when they have […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/29/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/29/18 Edition)

Thrills and chills abound in our #ThrillerThursday picks! THE BISHOP’S PAWN by Steve Berry Also available in audio In Cotton Malone’s first assignment ever he investigates the feud between J. Edgar Hoover and Martin Luther King Jr.! “In his latest Cotton Malone thriller, Berry takes on contemporary history as he weaves another tale of conspiracy […]

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