Thriller Thursday (7/29/21)

Five friends face secrets, cults, and blackmail + the life of a murderer after his conviction = this thriller Thursday. FIERCE LITTLE THING by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore “A compelling study of power, sociopathy, and the possibilities of survival.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review COUPLE FOUND SLAIN: After a Family Murder by Mikita Brottman “In this sobering account, psychoanalyst […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/22/21)

This thriller Thursday brings a mix of nonfiction and fiction with the true story of a New York socialite accused of murdering his father + a genealogist uncovers the truth behind an elusive artist. GOLDEN BOY: A Murder Among the Manhattan Elite by John Glatt “A tragic character study at the intersection of wealth, privilege, […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/24/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! In a fascinating blend of popular science, medical history, and true crime, Dr. Neil Bradbury explores the most morbidly captivating method of murder in A TASTE FOR POISON. Watch Talia’s full video here. Sisterhood. Wolves. Wildness in all its forms. […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/11/21)

This thriller Thursday spotlights historical crimes threatened with erasure, the true story of the Last Call Killer, and a cold-blooded murder case reopened. THE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona Fernández 3 starred reviews! “Chilean actor and novelist Fernández continues her project of lifting the veil on the dark years of Augusto Pinochet’s military dictatorship…Fernández is emerging […]

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For Your Consideration: March 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite March titles for the March 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due February 1! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris WhitakerISBN 9781250759665, on sale 3/2/21 “A 13-year-old toughie living the outsider’s life in a coastal California town, Duchess Day Radley watches out for her little brother and dysfunctional single […]

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Happy Half Hour (11/30/20)

Today’s Happy Half Hour features an American town overrun by a mysterious hallucinogen, short stories about broken women, the true story of the Last Call Killer, and the transporting sequel to ALL THAT GLITTERS. AMERICAN DELIRIUM by Betina González | 9781250621283 | 2/16/21LOVE LIKE THAT by Emma Duffy-Comparone | 9781250624550 | 3/9/21LAST CALL: A True […]

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Thriller Thursday: Crime (10/22/20)

This Thriller Thursday spotlights crime with the true story of a turning point in Mob history and a crime fiction debut about a family of money launderers. A BROTHERHOOD BETRAYED: The Man Behind the Rise and Fall of Murder, Inc. by Michael Cannell “Cannell dials in the right level of detail in this grim story […]

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Happy Half Hour (10/19/20)

This week’s Happy Half Hour features a coming-of-age story of a boy whose life turns upside down, a YA story of sisterhood, a charming novel about second chances, and a psychological thriller with a true crime podcast. THE OTHER MOTHER by Matthew Dicks | 9781250103468 | 1/12/21YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord | 9781250237309 […]

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Core E-book Collections: Halloween

Spooky season is upon us, and what better way to get in the spirit than with a chilling read! Check out our specially curated list of creepy, thrilling, and mind-boggling eBooks that will get those hearts pounding and make you believe in everything that goes bump in the night. THE FACT OF A BODY: A […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/23/20)

This nonfiction round-up takes a look at race in America with a gripping account of a deadly night in Dallas and an exploration of violence afflicting Black communities. STANDOFF: Race, Policing, and a Deadly Assault That Gripped a Nation by Jamie Thompson 3 starred reviews! “An absorbing account of a 2016 ambush that left five […]

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