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What We're Reading: The Milk Lady of Bangalore: An Unexpected Adventure

The Milk Lady of Bangalore: An Unexpected Adventure

Shoba Narayan returns to India with her family after living in NYC for 20 years. Upon arrival at her new apartment, she meets Sarala and her cow in the elevator. Sarala explains that the cow is there to bless a new apartment on the third floor. Narayan asks the woman and her cow to bless her apartment as well and thus begins a friendship and a fascination with cows.

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What We're Reading: The Music Shop

The Music Shop

It's 1988, and the buildings on Unity Street have seen better days. Some of the shopkeepers are giving up, leaving their dreams behind with the graffiti and crumbling storefronts. Frank is one of the small band of business owners determined to keep going, in spite of buyout offers from developers and his empty bank account. For Frank, music is life. Frank owns an independent music shop, selling vinyl records with an uncanny ability to find the one song that each person needs when they step through the door. But the vinyl format is on its way out, and Frank absolutely refuses to sell CDs. When an enigmatic woman faints on the sidewalk in front of the shop one day, Frank feels an instant connection to her.

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2018 Edgar Award Winners

2018 Edgar Award Winners

The 2018 Edgar Awards were announced recently at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. These awards are presented each year by the Mystery Writers of America and honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and film. 

Authors Jane Langton and Peter Lovesey were chosen as 2018 Grand Masters. The Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to the genre. 
 
Please see below for a description of the winning books for 2018.
 

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What We're Reading: Best Day Ever

Best Day Ever

Paul and Mia live a charmed life. Paul has a wonderful job as an ad executive while Mia stays at home with their beautiful children. Anyone can see that they are happy and successful but are they really? The story begins with Paul and Mia leaving for a romantic weekend getaway at their lake house. Paul has planned the best day ever.

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Past Updates

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Upcoming Releases June 2018 Upcoming Releases June 2018 More...

Caroline: Little House, Revisited What We're Reading: Caroline: Little House, Revisited More...

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