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It's a Mystery - Yes It Is!

It’s a Mystery – Yes, It Is!

One of the questions I’m most often asked about mysteries is, “What is the difference between a mystery and a thriller/suspense novel?”  Ask anyone and they will have a different opinion as to the answer.  Here are some thoughts of people in the writing business:

 

It's a Mystery - Series Updates

A new and very popular series is being added to our mystery collection as the titles become available.  The British Library Crime Classics series features titles from the Golden Age of British crime writing.  Many of these re-released titles have not been in print since before World War II.

It's a Mystery - Introducing...

I’ve been hearing a lot more this year about debut/first/new/fresh fiction – an author’s first published work.  Of course, publishers are anxious to get the word out about their new authors, but other recommendations for these debut titles come from independent booksellers, reviewers for journals such as Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal, li

It's a Mystery - Judging a Book by Its Cover

I have always been intrigued by book covers.  These covers can draw us in to take a closer look at a book or make us not even consider the novel. They seem to have their own story to tell sometimes.

It's a Mystery - in Merrie Olde England

We have several displays set up this month celebrating Sherlock Holmes and mysteries set in England. 

It's a Mystery - Hibernating

It’s a Mystery – Hibernating

 

Is it too soon to say we’ve made it to the end of the bad winter weather?  Were you unable to get to the library and are looking for some good books to read?  Or maybe you just want to try some new mysteries.  Here are some suggestions for you.