Three Stars for A BETTER MAN!

Three Stars for A BETTER MAN!

The fifteenth book in LibraryReads Hall-of-Famer Louise Penny’s Chief Inspector Gamache series, A BETTER MAN, just received its THIRD starred review! “This title brings several character arcs to a close while resetting others to make this psychological mystery serve both as a beginning for new readers and a satisfying continuation for series fans. Gamache is […]

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Starred Review Roundup (10/29/18)

Starred Review Roundup (10/29/18)

Save a spot on your shelves for these forthcoming titles with multiple starred reviews: IN EXTREMIS: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum 2019 Carnegie Medals Longlister FOUR starred reviews! “This intense biography is highly recommended for everyone, including journalism junkies, history buffs, and casual readers.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review […]

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THE BEST BAD THINGS + NEWCOMER = November LibraryReads Picks! Penny + Moriarty = Hall of Famers!

THE BEST BAD THINGS + NEWCOMER = November LibraryReads Picks! Penny + Moriarty = Hall of Famers!

OH HAPPY DAY! Katrina Carrasco’s THE BEST BAD THINGS and Keigo Higashino’s NEWCOMER are November 2018 LibraryReads picks!  THE BEST BAD THINGS “Stellar… Carrasco succeeds in coupling a feminist historical that maintains period plausibility with an exploratory queer narrative rarely seen in the crime genre. Even readers uninterested in Alma’s identity journey will be impressed by […]

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Postcards from Three Pines

Postcards from Three Pines

“In the lead-up to KINGDOM OF THE BLIND coming out November 27th, I’ve looked back on the previous books with some amazement. For thirteen years we’ve been visiting the little Quebec village together. I went back over my notes, and it got me thinking that you might like to know how it all happened. So, […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/12/18 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (4/12/18 Edition)

We’re thrilled to have 2 finalists for the 2018 ITW Thriller Awards! Best Hardcover Novel THE BREAKDOWN by B.A. Paris Best Young Adult Novel PROOF OF LIES by Diana Rodriguez Wallach The winners will be announced at ThrillerFest XIII on July 14, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt, NYC. And now for today’s #ThrillerThursday reads: A […]

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Cultural Inspirations from Three Pines

Cultural Inspirations from Three Pines

“In the bedroom Clara picked up the well-worn book beside Jane’s bed, C.S. Lewis’s, Surprised by Joy. It smelled of Floris.” — from STILL LIFE Readers of Louise Penny’s Inspector Armand Gamache series know that art and culture play a big a role in her satisfying mysteries. Minotaur Books invites you to explore creative works […]

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The Nature of the Feast

The Nature of the Feast

“They ate by candlelight, the candles of all shapes and sizes flickering around the kitchen. Their plates were piled high with turkey and chestnut stuffing, candied yams and potatoes, peas and gravy.” — from STILL LIFE Readers of Louise Penny’s Inspector Armand Gamache series have come to relish the descriptions of food as much as […]

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Stars for THE NATURE OF THE BEAST!

Stars for THE NATURE OF THE BEAST!

He may be retired to Three Pines, but Chief Inspector Gamache is still very much on the case in Louise Penny’s eleventh novel, THE NATURE OF THE BEAST, which has just received its THIRD starred review! “A strong sense of place, a multilayered plot, and well-crafted (and for Penny’s fans, familiar) characters combine for a […]

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The Real Places of Three Pines

The Real Places of Three Pines

  If you’re a fan of Louise Penny’s Inspector Armand Gamache series like we are, then you know that the village of Three Pines is fictional and can’t be found on a map. BUT it’s inspired by real places and Louise finally reveals where they are in a countdown leading up to the publication of […]

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