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April 25 2016

The Wonders of the 42nd Street Library

Read this exclusive guest post about the wonders of the 42nd Street Library by Con Lehane, author of Murder at the 42nd Street Library, and then make sure you're signed in and comment...
May 9 2014

365 NeRDS to Infiltrate U.S. Navy Submarines

For members of the U.S. Navy aboard submarines, quarters are cramped, and thus, the pickins are slim when it comes to books. Until now, eReaders have posed a threat to submarines, whether it be...
March 30 2014

Fresh Meat: By Its Cover by Donna Leon

By Its Cover by Donna Leon is the 23rd Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery about the Venetian police chief, whose  current investigation starts with stolen pages from old books and ends in murder...
October 29 2013

Fresh Meat: Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By by Elizabeth J. Duncan

Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By is the fifth book featuring Welsh salon owner and amateur detective Penny Brannigan, who's facing murder at a clerical conference (available October 29, 2013). Elizabeth...
March 28 2013

Library Delinquents

This lady looks like your typical 1950s librarian, and she's none too happy about your libary books being late! Imagine a world where everytime your books are late they take your mug shot along...
November 17 2012

Fresh Meat: Killer Librarian by Mary Lou Kirwin

Killer Librarian by Mary Lou Kirwin is the first book in a new cozy mystery series (available November 27, 2012). Minnesota librarian Karen Nash decides to go on her London vacation after her boyfriend...
July 21 2012

“Book ’Em” Redefined: Prison Libraries

We’re still marveling over the recent announcement about the Redemption Through Reading program that would give prison inmates in Brazil a chance to reduce their sentences by reading books. They’d...
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 23 2011

Books are People, Too

Recently, we debated whether or not we needed bookstores anymore, but now, the question should be: Do we need books? Via Slashdot: A library in Surrey, British Columbia has the goal of checking...
June 16 2011

Bond Girl: A Juvenile Fleming Reader

I was about twelve years old when a nearby library system held a “big tent” book sale.  My parents, knowing me well, drove me some distance to get there, and then set me loose. ...