Past Intrigue: Historical Mysteries | The Reader’s Shelf

terriblebeauty.jpgthumb

Combining two genres—historical fiction and mystery—these books offer a walk through time and crime, via well-set novels that are abundant in detail, feeling, and clever plots.

LJ’s Reviews of RUSA’s Top Genre Fiction | ALA Midwinter 2017

RUSA_Logo_Navy_500x175 (1)

On January 22, RUSA’s Reading List Council announced the 2017 selections of the annual best-of reading list, comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers. Check out below LJ‘s full reviews of the winners and look for the complete reviews of the short list titles in BookVerdict.

September 2016 LibraryReads

teaplanterTN

A heart attack sends a woman on a difficult journey in Gayle Forman’s Leave Me, a librarian takes her passion for books on the road in Jenny Colgan’s The Bookshop on the Corner, a drunken deputy crashes a christening and all bets are off in Ann Patchett’s Commonwealth, and Patrick Phillips reveals the gripping and […]