Ivy Pochoda and Sheena Kamal win Strand Critics Awards for Best Novel and Best Debut Novel, and J.A. Jance and Jonathan Gash are awarded lifetime Achievement Awards and the first Publisher of the Year Award goes to Tom Doherty…

Ivy Pochoda and Sheena Kamal win Strand Critics Awards for Best Novel and Best Debut Novel, and J.A. Jance and Jonathan Gash are awarded lifetime Achievement Awards and the first Publisher of the Year Award goes to Tom Doherty…

Ivy Pochoda and Sheena Kamal win Strand Critics Awards for Best Novel and Best Debut Novel, and J.A. Jance and Jonathan Gash are awarded lifetime Achievement Awards and the first Publisher of the Year Award goes to Tom Doherty… On Wednesday, July 11, at an invitation-only cocktail party in Manhattan, Ivy Pochoda won the Strand […]

AudioFile Magazine’s Picks of the Best New Audiobooks for Summer Listening

AudioFile Magazine’s Picks for the Summer’s Best New Audiobooks

AudioFile Magazine’s Summer Audiobook Picks AudioFile Magazine’s Picks of the Best New Audiobooks for Summer Listening   Want a beach listen?  Or something suspenseful enough to make you hide under the covers?  (Of course, that means you have to stay under wraps because the bogeyman is definitely out there.)  Here are our picks for five […]

The Nominees for the 2018 Strand Critics Awards

The Nominees for the 2018 Strand Critics Awards Michael Connelly, Anthony Horowitz, and Attica Locke headline the nominees for the Strand Critics Awards, and J.A. Jance and Lovejoy author Jonathan Gash receive Lifetime Achievement Awards and Tom Doherty receives the Publisher of the Year Award… Recognizing excellence in the field of mystery fiction and publishing, […]

25 of the best mystery novels of 2017

The Strand Magazine’s Top 25 Books of 2017

The Strand Magazine’s Top 25 Books of 2017 These are the Strand Magazine’s pick for the Top 25 Books of 2017, amongst many others. 1. The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry (Crown) 2. Two Days Gone by Randall Silvis (Sourcebooks Landmark) 3. Follow Me Down by Sherri Smith (Forge Books) 4. Where Dead Men Meet […]

AudioFile’s 2017 Best MYSTERY & SUSPENSE Audiobooks 

AudioFile’s 2017 Best MYSTERY & SUSPENSE Audiobooks 

  AudioFile’s 2017 Best MYSTERY & SUSPENSE Audiobooks      ARROWOOD by Mick Finlay, read by Malk Williams http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/124955/   BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD by Attica Locke, read by JD Jackson http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/129024/   CAMINO ISLAND by John Grisham, read by January LaVoy http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/128887/   COLLARED by David Rosenfelt, read by Grover Gardner http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/128875/   A CONSPIRACY IN […]

Harper’s Sara Nelson on the Lifelong Pursuit of Learning

Harper’s Sara Nelson on the Lifelong Pursuit of Learning   “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire,” William Butler Yeats once wrote. If Yeats is to be believed, then Sara Nelson is aflame in her position as executive editor at HarperCollins. The relatively new appointment comes after several […]

Top 12 Mystery Novels of 2017

We compiled a list of the top 12 mystery novels of 2017 and here’s what we came up! Some are set on foreign shores, a few are domestic, some thrillers add a spark, and historical also gets in the mix. The one thing in common is that these are 12 storytellers at the top of […]

Soho Press: Independent and Flourishing

Soho Press: Independent and Flourishing   When many people picture an independent publisher, they envision a small startup hoping to be acquired by a bigger firm. That’s not the case with Soho Press—quite the opposite, in fact. Proudly independent for over three decades, Soho aims to discover new voices and bring them to the literary […]

Travel the Intriguing Road of Publishing With Mulholland Books

Travel the Intriguing Road of Publishing With Mulholland Books

Travel the Intriguing Road of Publishing With Mulholland Books “Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate,” wrote J.R.R. Tolkien, whose words precisely describe exactly what each reader is seeking when turning the pages of an intriguing book. We don’t know what’s around the next bend, so we keep […]

The Evolution of Other Press

The Evolution of Other Press

The Evolution of Other Press   How many publishers can say they got their start by translating Lacan texts into English, and then segued that into publishing bestselling novels? Most likely the answer is “just one.” Other Press is unique in every way, and its staff members have turned their passion for the written word […]

Hanover Square Press: Bringing Fresh Stories to Life

Hanover Square Press: Bringing Fresh Stories to Life   It’s been said that every new story starts the same way—with a blank page. Publishing itself is no different, and even the most legendary publishers started at the beginning with a blank slate, a newly hired stable of editors, and a hunger for bringing the best […]

Sourcebooks: Driving Change in the Publishing World

Sourcebooks: Driving Change in the Publishing World

Sourcebooks: Driving Change in the Publishing World     Everyone knows the legendary story of how Steve Jobs started Apple Computers in a garage, but many people don’t realize that publishing often has the same humble beginnings and can grow into an equally strong powerhouse. Such is the background of Sourcebooks, which started in a […]