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2015 Audie Award Winners Announced

2015 Audie Award Winners Announced

The Audie Award winners were announced last evening at a Gala in New York, hosted by Jack Gantos. Selected by the Audio Publishers Association, the Audie Awards celebrate the best in recorded literature. Click here to revisit Mary Burkey’s post on the finalists or visit http://www.theaudies.com/ to learn more about the awards. The winning titles […]

You Want the Truth? Read Susan Juby’s The Truth Commission

You Want the Truth? Read Susan Juby’s The Truth Commission

Cindy: Can you handle the truth? Yes, says Susan Juby in her new novel, The Truth Commission (2015), about three friends in a Canadian art school who go on a quest to ask their classmates “the truth.” Normandy Pale narrates the story in a narrative-nonfiction final project for school, complete with footnotes to her teacher. […]

Reviews of the Week

Reviews of the Week

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from May 25–29 below, so you can revisit the best of the week. Monday, May 25th Badlands, by C. J. Box Box has been making […]

Small-Press Lineup: Oceanview Publishing

Small-Press Lineup: Oceanview Publishing

Some of the biggest crime fiction is perpetrated by some of the smallest players. We’re determined to shine the spotlight on them before they break out and wreak havoc across the whole country. Read them—before they publish again!     Legal Name and Alias: Patricia Gussin – Hatchet Lady Accomplices: Robert Gussin—CEO David Ivester—Marketing & […]

From Rap Sheets to Mad Tweets: 16 Crime Writers to Follow on Twitter

From Rap Sheets to Mad Tweets: 16 Crime Writers to Follow on Twitter

Some of the mystery genre’s most prolific writers just can’t stop. In addition to writing deftly plotted crime novels, these authors keep their keyboards clicking with frequent updates and shout-outs to their social media fans. Can’t wait a year to reconnect with favorite characters? Catch up with their creators on Twitter.    @DonnaAndrews13  (Donna Andrews) @alafairburke  (Alafair […]

Mystery Trailer Thursday: Pretty Baby

Mystery Trailer Thursday: Pretty Baby

Mary Kubica’s second domestic thriller, Pretty Baby (Harlequin MIRA), features a Chicago setting, shifts in plot and perspective, and an ending that’s a genuine surprise. (We shared the trailer for Kubica’s debut during last year’s Mystery Month.)