LJ Fiction Reviews: September 1, 2016

Immersive stories of healing & faith from Griep, Rubart, Stevenson; debuter Bennett is sophisticated & nuanced, Donoghue startlingly rewarding; short fiction for fall; Holm’s Red Right Hand is a real thrill ride

Louise Penny | LibraryReads Author, August 2016

Numerous mysteries bind Louise Penny’s gracious, richly conceived A Great Reckoning, next in the series starring ­Armand Gamache, former chief of homicide for the Sûreté du Québec and just named commander of the Sûreté’s academy.

LJ Fiction Reviews: August 1, 2016

Boyle and Koryta are at their very best; debuters Chang and Domet will drive demand; Wurster’s comic mystery is a delight; sports-themed romances from Angell, Bowen, & Phillips; plus, sf master Willis delivers a fun, near-future romp; and Roberson’s successful Firewalk will appeal to horror and urban fantasy fans alike

Thomas’s Debut of the Month, Carlisle, Freed, Heald, plus New Series Lineup & More | Mystery Reviews, July 1, 2016

This month’s offerings include releases from new imprints Crooked Lane Books, Yucca, and ­Imagination Fury Arts. In addition, stalwarts such as Poisoned Pen Press are providing more content in multiple formats, from large print and audio to digital.

Summer Promise | Debut Novels, July 1, 2016

Ranging from literary biggies that boomed at BookExpo America to hot genre fiction that got LibraryReads love, the debut novels on this list are backed by reviews and/or reader interest and are definitely worth reading and recommending.

LJ Fiction Reviews: July 1, 2016

An intense and dark conclusion to Rock’s “Subs Club” series; new novels from Butler, Foer, Hill, and Moore come highly recommended; a final and unforgettable Elfquest; starred reviews for first novelists Black, Das, Levine, and Thomas

Gentill’s Debut of the Month, Copperman, Freydont, Round, Shogan, plus New Series Lineup | Mystery Reviews, June 1, 2016

This month’s selections take us from the ballrooms of Gilded Age Newport, RI, to a gritty Boston drug den and on to the halls of political power on Capitol Hill

LJ Fiction Reviews: June 1, 2016

Don’t-miss debuts from Adler, whose Charmers make the perfect beach read; Broun and the Night of the Animals; Gyasi’s Homegoing, an epic vision; Higgs’s Eden Hill nails the feeling of the early 1960s; and Gentill’s politically minded Few Right Thinking Men

Cool Summer Reads: Hit the Beach with These Genre Fiction Favorites

Members of the American Library Association (ALA) RUSA-CODES Reading List Council, which annually presents its picks for the best in genre fiction, are pleased to share their top summer reads.

Moody’s Debut of the Month, Dugoni’s Latest “Tracy Crosswhite,” Honda, Salvalaggio, & others | Mystery Reviews, May 1, 2016

WITH MAY’S ARRIVAL the countdown to summer vacation begins. Before you hit the beaches or the mountains, start prepping with some crime fiction.