You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott | LJ Review


This latest novel from Abbott (after The ­Fever) centers on a young man’s ­hit-and-run death shortly before a major gymnastics competition, ripping apart that sport’s close-knit community.

Family Mysteries: Megan Abbott’s You Will Know Me

Photo by Drew Reilly

“Families are machines of glorious ­dysfunction,” says crime novelist Megan Abbott of the driving force behind her latest novel, You Will Know Me, “and that’s okay and inevitable.”

Edge-of-Your-Seat Thrills | Genre Spotlight: Mystery


Psychological suspense, unreliable female narrators, and gritty antiheroes dominate the spring/summer lineup

Back to the Books | What We’re Reading

Ten Days a Madwoman

WWR readers take a quick breath after numerous end-of-year duties and plunge into reading!

Talking, Tweeting, Writing, Riding | What We’re Reading


“What We’re Reading” people find inspiration on Twitter, in the headlines, at the beach, and in Montana City this week.

Fiction from Abbott, Cole, & Larsson, plus Victorian Ghost Stories | Xpress Reviews


Sinuous, liquid prose from Abbott, a world of online gaming from Cole, a strong sense of place and bleak atmosphere from Larsson, Sims collects 12 greatest ghost stories of the Victorian era, and a noir first novel that misses the mark

Books for the Masses | Editors’ Picks BEA 2014


LJ‘s review editors braved the crowds at BookExpo America to find this fall’s most intriguing and memorable reads.

Rooftops, Rockers, Rah-Rah-Rah! | What We’re Reading


This week the School Library Journal and Library Journal staffers prance on Paris rooftops, sidle up to sisterhood, croon with a cult rocker, follow a fierce foodie, fish for fun facts, and navigate NetGalley.