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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the April 2016 LibraryReads Top Ten list! Click to prepare for your April Readers’ Advisory. Eligible: A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice (Top Pick!) By Curtis Sittenfeld “Love, sex, and relationships in contemporary Cincinnati provide an incisive social commentary set in the […]

Laurie R. King’s novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, are critically acclaimed and beloved by readers. The latest in the series, DREAMING SPIES, was a February LibraryReads pick. Now, to celebrate National Library Week, Ms. King is offering a giveaway of the first book in the series, The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, […]

We hope everyone in the library world felt the multitudes of appreciation last week!  We certainly second the calls to make National Library Week a National Holiday! Here is a final bonus author Q&A with Peter Behrens to conclude our special weeklong blog series, along with a parting quote from a huge library supporter, Laurie […]

This spring, The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, Laurie R. King’s first Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes novel, turns fifteen; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would turn 150; and the ninth Russell novel, The Language of Bees, turns up in stores. In the midst of all this buzz, the Laurie King e-universe (web site/Goodreads/Myspace/Facebook/LRK Virtual Book Club/blog) will celebrate Fifteen Weeks […]