After Best Books, Dampness, Rants, Ferrante, & Apps | What We’re Reading

After Best Books selection and Halloween, some breathing space for new books and new ideas

Lori Roy, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Walter Mosley Take Top Honors | Edgar Awards 2016

How do you top a Pulitzer Prize? Try winning an Edgar Award. At the Mystery Writers of America 70th Annual Edgar Awards banquet, held April 28 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer took the Edgar for Best First Novel by an American Author.

E-Originals from Adams, Addams, Alden, Evers, Pengelley, & Walter Mosley | Xpress Reviews

Paranormal romance with good and evil, Addams’s series launch is Cursed, a lively and deep foray into sf from Mosley, Pengelley rejects delivers a surprisingly entertaining read, Priestley’s debut features a unique twist

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, July 12, 2013

Romantic suspense from Brennan, a gem of a short piece on Vietnam by DeMille, a fascinating memoir from Ensler, a pair of novellas from Mosley

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, April 12, 2013

Loverly lawyers from James, nothing’s easy for Easy Rawlins, and two very diverse debuts

Locked Rooms: The Reader’s Shelf | June 15, 2012

Locked Rooms: The Reader’s Shelf | June 15, 2012