From the latest edition of the Mystery Loves Company bookstore newsletter:
It's a beautiful spot on the water. Why not pencil in October 1 on your calendar for a visit?
My topic today over at my group blog is a tongue-in-cheek look at book addiction. What are the signs your need for books may be spiraling out of control?
Pam W of The Mystery Bookstore in Los Angeles has chosen Death and the Lit Chick, the 2nd St. Just mystery, for her December Top 10 List of favorite mysteries. The full list (#10 seems to be missing, actually):
1. Jacqueline Winspear, AMONG THE MAD. Henry Holt, $25.00; Picador, $14.00 (trade paperback reprint).
2. Spencer Quinn, DOG ON IT. Atria, $15.00 (trade paperback edition).
3. Sophie Littlefield, A BAD DAY FOR SORRY. Minotaur, $24.99.
4. John Connolly, THE GATES. Atria, $24.00.
5. Lisa Scottoline, LOOK AGAIN. St. Martin’s, $26.95.
6. Laura Lippman, LIFE SENTENCES. William Morrow, $24.95.
7. Lisa Lutz, REVENGE OF THE SPELLMANS. Simon & Schuster, $25.00.
8. G.M. Malliet, DEATH AND THE LIT CHICK. Midnight Ink, $14.95 (trade paperback original).
9. Sue Grafton, U IS FOR UNDERTOW. Putnam, $27.95.
Join many local authors Sept. 12 for a farewell event for Creatures 'n Crooks bookstore in Richmond, VA. Sad to say, the store is closing, and this is the formal good-bye. Details below and at Examiner.com:
1:00 - 4:00 pm "Authors Galore" multi-author event! John J. Lamb, Ellen Crosby, Andrew Fox, G.M. Malliet, Ellen Byerrum, Tony Ruggiero, Dennis Danvers, Marcia Talley, Pamela K. Kinney, Andy Straka and Maggie Stiefvater will sign their works at Creatures and Crooks BookShoppe multi-author Book Signing Event, 3156 West Cary Street, Cary Court Park & Shop, Richmond, VA 23221
Bookstore Phone: 804-340-0277 or toll-free (888) 533-5303 www.cncbooks.com.
Both Death of a Cozy Writer and Death and the Lit Chick made their list of bestselling trade paperbacks for May. Fellow MI author Joanna Campbell Slan is also a bestseller. Sincere thanks to this dedicated band of booksellers at Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont, PA:
.Agatha Award-winning author of the DCI St. Just mysteries and the Max Tudor series. Also the author of the standalone suspense novel WEYCOMBE. All books available everywhere and in all formats, including large print, e-Book, and audio.