The Bachelor Girl’s Guide to Murder by Rachel McMillan | LJ Review


Canadian author McMillan makes a terrific debut with this Edwardian mystery, mixing ­Sherlockian deduction with humor and a side order of romance.

Deb Caletti, Lauren Willig, & Dexter’s Last Dance | Audio in Advance July 2015 | Fiction


Brackston, P.J. Once Upon a Crime. (Brothers Grimm Mysteries, Bk. 2). Blackstone. ISBN 9781504609524. Read by Kate Reading. In this prequel to Gretel and the Case of the Missing Frog Prints, Gretel—yes, that Gretel—is now 35, still living with her brother Hans, and working as a private investigator. When the workshop of the local cart maker […]

Librarians, Gowns, Books-to-Film & Caribbean Diasporas | What We’re Reading


The School Library Journal/LJ staff gets back to work with a bookshelf’s worth of What We’re Reading

Wait for It | What We’re Reading

Millennial Women

The LJ/SLJ staff finds the wait—for a movie adaptation, the punchline, a recommended galley, a plot twist, the time when women will rule the world, a shark battle’s outcome—is worth it in this week’s “What We’re Reading.”

SF/Fantasy Debut of the Month | December 2012


December’s SF/F debut of the month, R.S. Belcher’s The Six-Gun Tarot.

SF/Fantasy Debut of the Month | October 15, 2012


Review of Christopher Bennett’s Only Superhuman from the Oct. 15 issue.

Mystery Debut of the Month | October 1, 2012


Review of October’s mystery debut of the month, Victoria Jenkins’s An Unattended Death.

Mystery Debut of the Month, September 2012


The review of Mark Fryor’s The Bookseller, September’s debut of the month.

SF/Fantasy Debut of the Month, June 15, 2012


SF/Fantasy Debut of the Month, June 15, 2012