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The Cuckoo’s Calling

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You may have heard that JK Rowling has a new book out this year.  Or perhaps, Robert Galbraith has a debut novel out, except that Galbraith is a pseudonym for Rowling.  Rowling has explained on her website that she choose to write this new mystery series under a pseudonym because: I was yearning to go [...]

Weekly Reviews: Buzz Books

The Interestings

Some books receive more “buzz” than others in the lead-up to publication. Today we review three books that have received more than their fair share. First, our starred review of the day – The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer. Wolitzer’s fiction is always excellent and often provocative. Everyone, from the New York Times to EW and People, [...]

Even More Weekly Reviews: Serial Killers

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We have a huge backlog of wonderful reviews right now, so this week we’re giving you even more weekly reviews.  The great film reviewer Jonathan Rosenbaum once commented that “it’s pretty safe to say that there are more serial killers in movies than there are in real life” and puzzled over why so many viewers [...]

Edge of Dark Water

Edge of Dark Water

The publisher blurb for Joe R. Lansdale’s new novel begins, “Mark Twain meets classic Stephen King.” What a beginning! Mulholland provides a ton of extras on their website, including Youtube videos of the author talking about the setting of his novel, and an article by Dan Simmons comparing Edge of Dark Water and The Adventures of [...]

Bleed for Me

Bleed for Me

Australian crime novelist Michael Robotham is known for dark psychological thrillers. Bleed for Me is headlined by a clinical psychologist, series regular Joe O’Loughlin. It also involves his teenage daughter and her friend, Sienna. Don’t let the word “series” slow you down — this one stands alone, even if the resonance of the story might [...]

The House of Silk

The House of Silk

Anthony Horowitz, author of the popular Alex Rider series, was chosen to write the first new Sherlock Holmes novel authorized by the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle estate. See Horowitz read from The House of Silk and (even better) talk about his favorites from the Holmes canon, including “The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot,” which he can [...]

The Revisionists

The Revisionists

In Thomas Mullen’s new thought-provoking novel of speculative fiction the government is trying to preserve a Perfect Present by going back in time to make sure the disasters of the past are not altered. But is the present really so perfect? The publisher description calls it “A fast-paced literary thriller that recalls dystopian classics such [...]