RUSA’s Top Pop Fiction | ALA Midwinter 2014

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At RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony, held Sunday January 26 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, the winners of the 2014 Reading List were announced.
Started in 2007 by RUSA’s CODES section, the list highlights genre fiction that merit special attention by adult readers and reader’s advisory librarians.

2014 Edgar Award Nominees Announced

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Sunday, January 19, was Edgar Allen Poe’s 205th birthday; to celebrate the occasion, the Mystery Writers of America announced its nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allen Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction, and television published or produced in 2013.

Mystery Reviews | January 2014

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CElebrate the new year by welcoming a fresh generation of fictional detectives who are ready to capture your imagination and loyalty. This month you’ll meet up with a number of sleuths on their second, third, or fourth entries—just the right time to present your patrons with a bundle of good reads. Familiar formulas are slightly […]

Fiction Previews, Jul. 2014, Pt. 1: Top-Selling Thrillers & SF from Jeff Abbott to Stuart Woods

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Abbott, Jeff. Inside Man. Grand Central. Jul. 2014. 480p. ISBN 9781455528455. $26. Downloadable: Hachette Audio. THRILLER Why would Sam Capra infiltrate one of the most dangerous families in Miami? To find out who killed his best friend. Lots of web marketing for this three-time nominee for the Edgar award. Atkins, Ace. The Forsaken. Putnam. Jul. […]

Fiction Previews, Jun. 2014, Pt. 2: 41 Big Commercial Titles, from Megan Abbott to Daniel H. Wilson

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Abbott, Megan. The Fever. Little, Brown. Jun. 2014. 320p. ISBN 9780316231053. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780316231022. lib. ebk. ISBN 9780316365703. Downloadable: Hachette Audio. THRILLER Things go badly for the Nash family, as a friend of teenage Deenie Nash experiences a seizure signaling the onset of a mysterious contagion that tears apart the entire community. Edgar Award […]

Home for the Haunting, The Missing Dough, The Nameless Dead | Mystery Series Lineup

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The latest mysteries series from the December 2013 issue.

“The Thousand Yard Stare” | Mystery

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Reviews of The Wonder Chamber, The Last Death of Jack Harbin, and The Red Pole of Macau, plus a full list of titles from the December 2013 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, December 6, 2013

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Layered storytelling from Abrams and Dorst, de Giovanni builds on his gloomy but brilliant detectives, Delaney’s grim tale shouts Greek tragedy more than standard mystery fare, a somewhat entertaining debut from Devereaux-Nelson, Forrest’s beloved detective Kate Delafield returns, give The Card a shot, savor Rodale’s funny, heartfelt, and lovingly crafted romance

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, December 6, 2013

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Standard Christie fare—almost, John Shakespeare is not a poetic Prince, Cornwall’s new series begins and it’s complicated, charged by a carnie-punk stunner, love is Starting from Scratch, Quinn gives a little something extra

Best Books 2013: Mystery

The best mysteries of 2013.

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