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Fall Editors' Picks

Sifting through catalogs and websites, listening to podcasts and Internet chatter, reading blurbs, and more, our staff searched for the big titles of fall.

      

Top Historical Fiction | Day of Dialog 2018

What is it like to be a contemporary author writing about the past? At the final panel of the day, moderated by LJ senior editor Liz French, five novelists discussed the issues and challenges of writing historical fiction.

      

Giving You Chills | Day of Dialog 2018

The lively “Giving You Chills” panel opened with M.C. Beaton, whose cranky, clever small-town amateur sleuth Agatha Raisin returns in her 29th adventure, The Dead Ringer. Also revealing the inspirations behind their forthcoming thrillers were Ruth Ware (The Death of Mrs. Westaway), Lisa Unger (Under My Skin), Megan Abbott (Give Me Your Hand), and Wil Medearis (Restoration Heights).

      

Librarians Shout 'n Share Their Show Picks | BookExpo 2018

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, Library Journal's popular Librarian Shout 'n Share panel once again took center stage on the final day of BookExpo 2018, held May 30–June 1 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

      

Prepping for BookExpo 2018 | Librarian Friendly Programs

While one LJ editor prepares for a BookExpo 2018 panel by perusing 75 books, add these library friendly events to your trade show calendar.

      

Remembering Sue Grafton, Honoring Mystery’s Best | In the Bookroom

The Mystery Writers of America's annual "Edgar Week" in New York City began with a memorial service honoring the late mystery author Sue Grafton at the New York Public Library and ended with the 72nd Annual Edgar Allen Poe Awards Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

      

The Big Thrill | ITW Thriller Award Nominees 2018

The International Thriller Writers (ITW) have announced the nominees for the 2018 Thriller Awards. The winners will be announced at ThrillerFest XIII on July 14, 2018, at the Grand Hyatt, New York City.

      

The Shape of Water : The Novel | Oscars 2018

Daniel Kraus's The Shape of Water is no ordinary novelization of Guillermo del Toro's Oscar-winning movie

      

LJ Talks to Naomi Hirahara

After six mysteries starring elderly Japanese American gardener and World War II atomic bombing survivor Mas Arai, Naomi Hirahara brings her Edgar Award–winning series to a close in her March release, Hiroshima Boy.

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