Chicago Public Library’s 2016 “Best of the Best Books”

Chicago Public Library’s 2016 “Best of the Best Books”

We’ve got 14 books on Chicago Public Library’s “Best of the Best Books 2016” list! Selected by a team of CPL librarians, the list represents the year’s most outstanding titles, books of exceptional quality for a diverse, city-wide readership. Fiction CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD by Alexander Weinstein GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS by […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/15/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/15/16 Edition)

Historical mysteries, a spy thriller, and a tropical debut get our #ThrillerThursday stamp of approval: THE SECRETS OF WISHTIDE by Kate Saunders A September 2016 LibraryReads pick with two starred reviews! “Combining the strengths of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple and M. C. Beaton’s Agatha Raisin, Laetitia Rodd towers over both of these genteel sleuths in […]

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Happy 3rd Birthday LibraryReads!

Happy 3rd Birthday LibraryReads!

LibraryReads turns THREE this month! We’re so grateful for your support of the program that we’re giving away 3 super prize packs of Macmillan’s 2016 LibraryReads picks to date! September 2016 #5 DAISY IN CHAINS by Sharon Bolton (Minotaur) #10 THE SECRETS OF WISHTIDE by Kate Saunders (Bloomsbury) August 2016 #1 A GREAT RECKONING by […]

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DAISY IN CHAINS & THE SECRETS OF WISHTIDE are September 2016 LibraryReads Picks

DAISY IN CHAINS & THE SECRETS OF WISHTIDE are September 2016 LibraryReads Picks

FANTASTIC NEWS! Macmillan has two books on the September 2016 LibraryReads list! Coming in at #5 is DAISY IN CHAINS by Sharon Bolton The new standalone novel from the LibraryReads author of LITTLE BLACK LIES! A criminal defense attorney with a reputation for getting the wrongly convicted exonerated is drawn into the machinations of a […]

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Oh My (Mystery) Stars!

Oh My (Mystery) Stars!

The *stars* are piling up for these six outstanding mysteries: BECAUSE I’M WATCHING by Christina Dodd — THREE STARS! “Dodd continues her flawless pivoting from romance to suspense with the third book in her riveting series set in the small Washington town of Virtue Falls. Scary, sexy, and smartly written, BECAUSE I’M WATCHING is Dodd at […]

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Westport Mystery Round Table

Westport Mystery Round Table

Today Anne presented her favorite Spring & Fall 2016 mysteries & thrillers at a Mystery Round Table for the Connecticut Library Consortium. They’re so good that EVERYONE needs to know about them: ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN* | Wendy Walker | 9781250097910 | Available Now (A July 2016 LibraryReads pick!) BEHIND CLOSED DOORS* | B.A. Paris | 9781250121004 […]

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ALA Annual 2016 Book Buzz Titles

ALA Annual 2016 Book Buzz Titles

Here’s a sneak peek at all the great Macmillan books that Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth will be sharing at the “Two for the Show” book buzz this afternoon from 2:30-3:15pm at the Book Buzz Theater (on the show floor at the end of the 1200 aisle near booths 1275 & 1375): BEHIND CLOSED DOORS* | […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer THREE starred reviews! Foer’s “intensely imagined and richly rewarding”* new novel focuses on the unraveling of a Jewish-American family in Washington […]

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NYPL 2016 Mystery Book Buzz

NYPL 2016 Mystery Book Buzz

Today Anne presented her favorite Spring and Fall 2016 mysteries & thrillers at a New York Public Library Book Buzz. They’re so good that EVERYONE needs to know about them: ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN* | Wendy Walker | 9781250097910 | Hardcover | On Sale 7/12/16 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS* | B.A. Paris | 9781250121004 | Hardcover | […]

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