Q&A: K.B. Owen | SELE-e Circs: The Top Ten Titles in SELF-e Select

K.B. Owen’s novel Dangerous and Unseemly won the 2015 Indie Ebook Awards Best Mystery. The first book in the “Concordia Wells” series, it sees the titular series character pulled into a whodunit after a family member dies and a friend is attacked.

Discover Paris in 2018 | Readers’ Advisory Crossroads

To read this guide is to travel to Paris. Sprinkled throughout are color photos, which capture everyday life and key tourist sites. The design allows readers to wander the city, with daily schedules based on individual arrondissements.

LJ Fiction | Review Alert, February 15, 2018

Hirshberg’s amazing mosaic of fact and fiction will hold readers in its grip; another tautly plotted page-turner from Roberts; Kleypas adds to her superb series a witty and delightfully passionate Victorian romance; the final volume in Baker’s trilogy wraps up a layered story line with a satisfying imperfect ending

Book and Lyric | Wyatt’s World

The 60th annual Grammy Awards will be presented on January 28. Mark the moment with music-related books, from fictional worlds suffused with sounds to nonfiction that investigates artist biographies.

Fiction from Abrahamson, Gardiner, Harrison, and Purcell, with Debuter Ackerman | Xpress Reviews

Fans of quirky setups and international settings will find food for thought; strong female friendships and an unusual World War II home front setting; Gardiner’s chilling follow-up to UNSUB puts readers into the mind of a Ted Bundy–type murderer; the authentic historical detail and plot twists make this mystery difficult to put down; a must for all lovers of Gothic literature

Rural Living | Fiction Reviews

A heartwarming story about the power of family, this novel of modern pioneering will engage many readers; for readers of contemporary literary fiction that plumbs the depths of rural American experience, especially that of women

Dublin Thrillers | Fiction Reviews

A well-crafted thriller that will leave readers on the edge of their seats; told by two competing narrators, this story is filled with twists that have readers wanting more

Editors’ Spring Picks: 34* Titles To Wave a Flag About

From bone-chilling true crime to poignant family dramas to delightful romantic romps, these 34 picks are top-of-list reads.

Q&A with Jayne Ann Krentz & Nancy Pearl

Novelists and librarians Jayne Ann Krentz and Nancy Pearl discuss love, and librarianship, and the power of fiction

Fiction from Bacigalupi & Buckell, Harkaway, McAlpine, Piglia, Vargas Llosa, Watts, & Wilson | Xpress Reviews

These loosely related tales show promise; this work goes so far as to invoke the reader’s role in creating the narrative; a debut for die-hard fans of psychological suspense; will appeal to adventurous Holmes fans who enjoy more modern takes on a literary icon; consummate autobiographical fiction; a murder mystery with political overtones and the underlying power of the press; Watts can take a few words and paint a landscape that reveals so much richness about the people and culture; fans of Agatha Christie may appreciate this fictional look at her life