Top Suspense Novels Defy Boundaries | Day of Dialog 2015

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“Exciting,” “addictive, and “believable” are but a few of the adjectives presenters at the “Top Thrills” panel at LJ’s 18th annual Day of Dialog used to describe their latest books, among the season’s best suspense and mystery novels.

E-Originals from Bennett, Boyle, Bright, Kennedy, and Moon | Xpress Reviews

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Hard-hitting hockey action, a delightful tale of mistaken identities, engaging characters in a series launch, this title for 50 Shades fans will grab readers’ hearts, a realistic romance between an older woman and a younger man

2014 Nebula Awards/ Take Our Sf Survey

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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) announced the winners of the 2014 Nebula Awards, and an inquiring LJ wants to know about your sf/fantasy collections.

Award Winner Mason’s Debut of the Month, Dellosso, McNeill, & Latest Series Lineup | Christian Fiction Reviews, June 1, 2015

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Part historical romance, part family drama from Mason; Dellosso delivers a tense psychological thriller; former TV anchor McNeill’s debut will resonate with readers of contemporary women’s fiction

Janey Mack’s Debut of the Month, Cathy Ace, Ray Daniel, Glenis Wilson, plus Series Lineup | Mystery Reviews, June 1, 2015

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Mystery buffs will be swept up in Mack’s ingenious and well-crafted plot; Ace launches a gratifying contemporary series in the traditional British manner; Daniel’s crisp writing and engaging plot make for a corker of a mystery

E-Originals from Berry & Co., Grothaus, Hassell, & Platt | Xpress Reviews

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A charming quartet about a wedding-gone-wrong, the usual will they/won’t they is entertaining in Grothaus’s latest, vibrant characters from Hassell, Platt’s next “Farthingale” story is engaging from beginning to end

E.L. James Announces New 50 Shades Book

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On June 1, 2015, bestselling author E.L. James announced a much-awaited, highly-demanded follow up to her explosive Fifty Shades of Grey novels.

E-Originals from Austin, Cutler, Everett, and Sfetsos | Xpress Reviews

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An entertaining series opener from Austin, friendship and life decisions from Cutler, a historical “marriage act” will have Everett’s readers invested, a high-octane sf/Western/romance saga from Sfetsos

Hot Summertime Reads

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Grab an iced tea and one of these genre fiction favorites.

Hawkins’s Debut of the Month, Nnedi Okorafor, Natasha Pulley, plus New Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews, May 15, 2015

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Readers often divide the fantasy genre into two camps: epic and urban. This month’s selections reveal that there is a lot more variety than such an accepted duality would imply.