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July 28 2016

Pokémon Your Local Bookstore

What do you do when you find out your bookstore is also a PokéStop? Reel those customers in with a discount offer! That’s what McKenna Jordan, owner of Murder By the...
July 5 2015

Fresh Meat: Caught Read-Handed by Terrie Farley Moran

Caught Read-Handed by Terrie Farley Moran is the second in the Read ’Em and Eat cozy mystery series set in the quirky Florida town of Fort Myers Beach (available July 7, 2015). Sassy and Bridgy...
December 26 2014

A Night on the Town: Book Clubbing

Some people like going clubbing, and some people like book clubbing, but until now, these two scenes have never really crossed paths. Thanks to Eslite, a revolutionary book store located in Taipei,...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
May 6 2014

2014’s Edgar Awards: A Grand Night for Books

I considered titling this post “The Night I Hugged John Connolly,” but that might sound like I’m showing off. So I’ll begin my recap of the 68th annual Edgar Awards gala...
December 19 2013

Blood-Curdling Bookmark

Do you have a book lover on your shopping list this holiday season? Looking to add another item to your own wish list? Try this bloody bookmark on for size! Looking for other gifts for the bibliophile...
December 4 2013

MWA Announces 2014 Grand Masters and Raven Winner!

Mystery Writers of America has just announced its new Grand Masters for 2014, and authors Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart will be honored at the Edgar Awards banquet next May 1st. In addition...
November 21 2012

The Biblio-Mat: Automation Adds Mystery to Book Buying. Really!

Via NPR: Stephen Fowler is a used book seller and owner of The Monkey’s Paw in Toronto, which specializes in the “old and unusual.” He and his wife came up with an alternative to the...
October 15 2012

That’s Just Rotten: Why Isn’t There Rotten Tomatoes For Books Yet?

Imagine, you’re walking down the aisle at your favorite bookstore. You pick up a book and read the back cover...then you read the first few pages, but you’re still on the fence about it?...
October 8 2012

Will the Hardcover Be the Vinyl of the Publishing World?

Just like many of you, I buy most of my music online in digital format. The occasional CD I might still buy will quickly be transferred onto iTunes, added to my playlist, and the CD itself will gather...
January 6 2012

The Mysteries of Mysterious Bookstores

Readers of mystery fiction may or may not be the most avid fans of their particular genre but they’ve got to be high on the list. Which might go a long way toward explaining why so much mystery fiction...
November 14 2011

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September 30 2011

Criminals Versus Librarians And Booksellers: It’s No Contest!

The New York Post reported today on the capture of a library-robbing rat by a tough NYC bookseller. Andrew Hansen has allegedly been stealing books (mostly graphic novels) from the New York Public...
August 20 2011

Do We Need Bookstores?

Do we really need bookstores? With the growth of Internet retailers over the last fifteen years and the convenience of click-and-buy, you might legitimately question the place of a bookstore in...