Archive for May, 2013

Hart_50thBookgraphic We couldn’t let the month of May end without celebrating an awesome career achievement by one of this library’s favorite mystery authors. With the publication of Dead, White, and Blue, Carolyn Hart has published her 50th book. And at the Agatha Awards banquet at Malice Domestic earlier this month, she was honored as the Amelia Award recipient. Named for Elizabeth Peters’ Amelia Peabody, the award could not have a more worthy recipient. You can celebrate Carolyn’s achievement and enjoy a great mystery at the same time by checking out Dead, White, and Blue. Just click on this graphic to go to our catalog and request the book!

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Hi Folks,

Just a quick word to let you know that our terrific tech service people accelerated the process and our copies of our next discussion book, Hank Phillippi Ryan’s The Other Woman are now at the ain Circulation desk for you all to pick up. The library is open today for regular hours, so that should give you something great to read over the Memorial Day holiday! Don’t forget — we’ are meeting a week later (June 27th at 7:00) so that Hank can join us for our meeting!! She’s in town for the American Library Association meeting and making a special trip out to Lisle just for us!

So grab a copy of her book as soon as you can, and if you miss the book club copies, again, see the Connection desk and Reference desk staff to ask for an inter-library loan copy.

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The winners for both the 2013 Edgar Awards (given by Mystery Writers of America) and the 2013 Agatha Awards (given by Malice Domestic) were just awarded at the beginning of May. We have the nominees for both awards up on our Awards page (There is an Awards tab at the top this blog.) All of the winners have been marked in red.

There are links to both our catalog, to request each book, and there are links to each author’s website as well.

Click –> MWA's Edgar Award Statue to go to the Edgar Awards list

Click –>Malice Domestic Black Teacup logo to go to the Agatha Awards list

And check back here — there’s going to be a special report on the Malice Domestic conference very soon!

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