Midnight on the Mississippi by Mary Ellis

While on vacation summer, I read Midnight on the Mississippi by Mary Ellis. Mary is a friend of mine and has been writing bestselling novels for years, but this is her first mystery. What a great mystery debut! The atmospheric novel has a clear sense of place, a spunky heroine, and enough twists and turns … Continue reading Midnight on the Mississippi by Mary Ellis

Ten Clues You Might be a Library Geek

You keep researching a reference question long after the patron has left the building. You use the phrase “Boolean operator” in everyday speech. You know what OCLC does… you know OCLC exists. You have trouble remembering facts because you know where to look them up. Cutter numbers make perfect sense to you. You find the … Continue reading Ten Clues You Might be a Library Geek

Publishers Weekly And Kirkus Reviews Give Maid of Murder Great Reviews

Publishers Weekly Review. (April 12, 2010) This title will publish in June 2010 **************************************** Maid of Murder: An India Hayes Mystery Amanda Flower Five Star, $25.95 (282p) ISBN 978-1-59414-864-4 Flower’s breezy debut introduces a quirky heroine—India Hayes, a librarian at Martin College in Stripling, Ohio, who’s also an artist. India agrees, yet again, to be … Continue reading Publishers Weekly And Kirkus Reviews Give Maid of Murder Great Reviews