Herriman’s Pick of the Month, John Fortunato, Paul Johnston, Martin Walker, plus New Series Lineup | Mystery Reviews, August 2015

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Herriman’s finely detailed series debut, a maverick cop in near-future Edinburgh, an enjoyable Gallic series starring France’s Dordogne region, another winner from Andrews, a gritty series set in rural West Virginia keeps getting better.

Rose Water & Orange Blossoms: Fresh & Classic Recipes from My Lebanese Kitchen by Maureen Abood | LJ Review

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Abood, Maureen. Rose Water & Orange Blossoms: Fresh & Classic Recipes from My Lebanese Kitchen. Running Pr. 2015. ISBN 9780762454860. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780762456048. Cooking Abood’s debut exudes charm and style. Cooking through her Lebanese-inspired recipes (e.g., vegan tomato kibbeh, rose water meringues with roasted rhubarb) readers will learn new tricks, such as how to […]

Postscript: Life in Letters | The Reader’s Shelf, August 2015

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Between paeans to the practice itself, collections of correspondence, and novels in letters, there is an embarrassment of riches out there for epistolary readers.

Eli Gottlieb | LibraryReads Author, August 2015

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“I hope this novel can help contribute to a discussion of otherness in general and of humanizing that which we often regard as alien: the disabled, autistics, schizophrenics…its main purpose is finally to engage and to hold the reader inside a world.”

Don’t Pass on These: Fall Football Picks

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It’s remarkable the hold football has on American culture. For over 100 years, the sport has captivated our attention. The historical concentration of some of these titles, which are split between having a college or professional focus, attests to that.

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Fall Mystery Announcements

Thursday, August 20th, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
Let us take the detective work out of your mystery collection this fall. Join Library Journal for this free one-hour webcast and get a preview of the latest titles in the *highest circulating fiction genre in the U.S. You’ll hear from Books on Tape, Midnight Ink, Oceanview, and Soho Crime, all sure to quicken your patrons’ pulses! Learn which books and audiobooks to match up with your mystery lovers.
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Military Technothrillers: These 11 Titles Show the Genre Is Alive and Well

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This summer’s abundant crop of debut novels and series titles draws on new threats to America’s interests, including the rise of religious extremism.

Rob Doyle | Debut Spotlight, August 2015

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Rob Doyle is a reader’s writer. His riveting debut novel, Here Are the Young Men, has the potential to become a contemporary classic.

Mystery and More: Kate Morton’s Carefully Structured The Lake House Has Broad Appeal

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History, mystery, a split yet deftly interlocking time frame, the complexities of family, the sweep of England’s grand country homes—of course it’s a Kate Morton novel.