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06 Mar

The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending March 3, 2013.

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09 Jan

The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending January 6, 2013.

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24 Oct

The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending October 21, 2012.

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08 Aug

The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending August 5, 2012.

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07 Feb

BTW News Briefs

Atria mystery authors to take to the road; BAM and Indigo refuse to sell Amazon titles; OpenStax College to offer free textbooks; MIBA reduces staff

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12 Jan

The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending January 8, 2012.

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20 May

The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending May 17, 2011.

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08 Mar

The Indie Mystery & Thriller Bestseller List

Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending March 6, 2011.

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16 Sep

Community Grieves Loss of David Thompson

David Thompson, a lover of crime fiction, a publisher, and a longtime staff member of Murder by the Book in Houston, Texas, died unexpectedly on Monday, September, 13.

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09 Oct

Autumn 2003 Mystery Book Sense 76 Top Ten

It's not a mystery why these titles were chosen by independent booksellers as their top ten picks for the fall.

Thanks to all who contributed to the wealth of enthusiastic nominations.

Pads of the Mystery 76 are being sent in the October White Box mailing, and a downloadable PDF file is available by clicking here.

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17 Jul

Foul Play Mystery Bookshop Sponsors PBS' Mystery!

A "perfect fit" is how John Cross, co-owner of Foul Play Mystery Bookshop in Westerville, Ohio, described the store's sponsorship of Mystery! on WOSU, the local PBS station. "People have always come in looking for the books on Mystery!" he explained.

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06 Feb

While Today Book Club Picks a 76, GMA Postpones Its Selection Until Monday

On Thursday, February 6, NBC News' Today Show announced that the eighth selection of its monthly "Today Book Club" is The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith (Anchor). The title was an Autumn 2002 Top Ten Book Sense Mystery 76 pick.

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23 Jan

First Category 76 Top Ten of the New Year Announced

Dear Booksellers,

As always, thank you for all the great recommendations. A few very deserving mysteries you e-mailed me about are due in March, so we may have enough for another mystery 76 top ten.

And look for more category 76s soon; go to http://www.bookweb.org/read/2330 for a schedule and nomination deadlines. Thanks again!

Carl
carl@booksense.com

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25 Sep

Announcing the Mystery Autumn 2002 Book Sense 76 Top Ten

The pad is on press now and will be in the October white box mailing. You can also click here for the list in PDF format. Thanks!

Carl
carl@booksense.com

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02 Jul

Mosley's Bad Boy Brawly Brown Latest USA Today Book Club Selection

The USA Today book club has chosen Walter Mosley’s Bad Boy Brawly Brown as its latest selection. The newspaper announced its third choice -- and the first cloth title -- in its July 2 edition.

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