Fiction: Anderson/Peart, Child, Fox, Gayle, Lagercrantz, Quarles, Raybourn, & Williams | Xpress Reviews


Anderson & Peart return to steampunk, a superbly plotted new Reacher tale, love and loss from Fox, small-town tension from Gayle, a simple debut, Lisbeth Salander in the hands of Lagercrantz, time travel done right, a bang-up series opener from Raybourn, a fierce collection of stories from Williams

A Personal Jack Reacher, Popular Broadchurch, Ryan’s Jane Ryland Is Back, & Lots Lots More | Fiction Reviews


Longtime fans of the irresistible “Jack Reacher” series won’t be disappointed, Kelly’s unusual novelization stands on its own, Ryan’s novel packs a powerful punch, and offers a clever mix of mystery, corruption, and romance, a noir offering that escapes the limits of formula fiction.

After the Fourth | What We’re Reading


The LJ/School Library Journal crew enjoyed a long weekend of holiday reading about dysfunctional family members, unnatural creatures, early 20th-century New Yorkers, a hero who can’t say no, Texas dynasties, and tasty Narnian treats.

Thrilling Readers | Wyatt’s World


Suggest these five narrators to listeners hoping for mysteries and an electrified atmosphere

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Boooks, March 28, 2014


A YA first for Berry; a fast-paced action-driver thriller from Child; nonstop action, inventive dangers, and a surprising conclusion from De la Cruz, the under-30 crowd will be drawn to Lin’s Taipei, more Michael Bennett from Patterson and Ledwidge, Scottoline’s new “Rosato & Associates” title is highly recommended

Best Sellers, Books Most Borrowed, October 15, 2013

Best Sellers, October 15, 2013.

Binge Reading | Wyatt’s World


Lasting series reading for the last days of summer

Silva’s The English Girl | RA Crossroads


LJ‘s readers’ advisory column stars Silva’s spy master Gabriel Allon then directs readers to Child’s The Hard Way, Steinhauer’s The Tourist, and more

Winter’s Tale: Warm Up with These Reads | The Reader’s Shelf


Winter reads depicting the beauty and relentless nature of ice, wind, and snow.

Beantown Bids: Karin Slaughter’s Library Campaign Comes to Boston


Beantown Bids: Karin Slaughter’s Library Campaign Comes to Boston