Fall Mystery Announcements

Fall Mystery Announcements

Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 3:00-4:00 PM ET In a brief survey of 232 public libraries conducted by Library Journal, 55% of respondents reported that Mystery continues to be the most popular genre in terms of circulation. The survey also found that in print fiction collections, 24.1% of materials are mysteries.

Join LJ Mystery columnist Teresa Jacobsen for this free webcast and get a preview of the latest titles from Severn House, Midnight Ink, and Five Star, all sure to quicken your patrons’ pulses! You’ll find yourself taking notes on which audiobooks and books to match up with the mystery lovers who lurk in both your physical and virtual stacks. This archive is no longer available.

No Fooling Terry! LJ Mystery Columnist Picked a Winner


J.K. Rowling is a dark horse. While we thought she was enjoying a post-Harry-and-Casual-Vacancy tea break, she was writing a mystery, The Cuckoo’s Calling, under the name Robert Galbraith. Although Galbraith was a ruse, there was no fooling our mystery reviewer, Teresa L. Jacobsen, about the book’s quality: she named it a debut of the […]

Mystery Regional Notes | July 2013

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The latest mystery news.

Mystery Quotable | July 2013


A quote from John Florio’s Sugar Pop Moon.

Mystery Series Lineup | July 2013


Mystery series views from the July issue.

Mystery: Debut of the Month | July 2013


Review of Zoe Burke’s Jump the Gun.

Mystery Reviews | July 2013


Reviews of The Poisoned Pilgrim, Sugar Pop Moon, The Philadelphia Quarry, plus a full list of Mystery titles from the July issue.

International Crime Month Winds Down at ALA 2013


For lovers of international crime fiction, June has been busting out all over with a series of readings, panels, and discussions sponsored by  four indie publishers  and featuring such rising stars as Britain’s Mark Billingham, Austria’s Wolf Haas, Australia’s Zane Lovitt, and Nigeria’s .Bayo Ojikutu. Kicked off at the end of May with events at […]

Mystery: Series Lineup | June 1, 2013

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Mystery series lineup from the June 1 issue.

Mystery: Quotable | June 1, 2013


A quote from Reavis Z. Wortham’s The Right Side of Wrong.

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