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The Fourteenth Festival of Mystery is just around the corner, next Monday, May 4. The Festival will once again be held at the Greek Orthodox Church about 5 blocks from the store from 4 to 8:30 pm. We've got a terrific line-up of authors, many new to the Festival along with a number of old favorites.
Tickets are available in advance at $7 each, $8 at the door.
With Mother's Day coming up on Sunday May 10 why not skip the usual flowers, candy, scented candle and bath salts and instead deliver a unique and enjoyable afternoon with author Diane Mott Davidson?
Diane's event is on Sunday, May 17 at 2 pm and tickets are $30 which admits two people and includes one copy of her new book, Fatally Flaky. The book is in stock now so you can buy a ticket and get your copy of the book now, deliver them mom and then come to the event the following Sunday for the talk and signing.
If that doesn't work for you we've got other choices of books for Mother's Day including Mary Higgins Clark's Just Take My Heart or Jane K. Cleland's Killer Keepsakes. Plenty of other mystery choices in all genres, just stop in or call us at 888-800-6078 and we'll suggest the perfect mystery for mom.
You'll also find a number of non-mystery choices in our Mother's Day gift ideas that include books ranging from the inspirational to the incisive. You'll find our suggestions on the left-hand side menu under Gift Ideas and then Mother's Day.
If you're planning on coming to the Diane Mott Davidson event on Sunday, May 17 at 2 pm you might be thinking about a delciious brunch beforehand. We've got the perfect choice right here in Oakmont at Mirabelle Restaurant. They have recently started a Sunday brunch which begins at 10 am. They have a wide assortment of tasty dishes ranging from Cheese Souffle to Eggs Benedict and Blueberry Pancakes. You'll find their complete menu on their website.
Show your Diane Mott Davidson ticket during Sunday Brunch on May 17 and get 10% off your check.
Beginning with Books, a nationally recognized literacy organization located here in Pittsburgh, has announced their choices for Best Books for Babies, 2009. This list of ten books published in 2008, offers a quality assortment of both board books and hardcovers suitable for the youngest budding readers.
Any of these Best Books for Babies would make a perfect baby shower, newborn or grandchild gift.
Beginning with Books provide a variety of training and support services for early literacy and has been our charity of choice for many years. You can find out more about their programs and how you can become involved on their website.
We've got some signed books that are either here or coming in the next few weeks. Quantities are limited so place your order now.
The New arrivals page shows a torrent of new books since last week. You'll find new titles by Peter Lovesey, Cynthia Riggs, James Patterson, Katherine Page Hall, Elizabeth George, Linda Greenlaw and a slew of others. Take a look at our New Arrivals page and you'll a dozen or more new titles received since last week.
A few reissues of previously out of print books have arrived that we wanted to make note of.
First off, Peter Lovesey's delightful Victorian series with Sergeant Cribb has a third book with Abracadaver. The two previous in the series are also available.
Second, R.T. Raichev's delightful British traditional mystery series is back starting with the first, The Hunt for Sonya Dufrette. The two previously published books are also available along with a new hardcover. Each book has a different country house setting with a continuing sleuth in Antonia Darcy and her husband Hugh Payne.
Check our New Arrivals for page for everything new at MLB.
MLB favorite Lisa Scottoline will be at the store on Saturday, May 16 at 11 am for a talk, signing and Tasty Cake throwdown--an annual tradition at MLB. She's here with a spectacular new novel, Look Again, which takes Lisa to new heights of suspense and plot complexity. Please call 412-828-4877 or use of contact form if you can join us.
If you can't join us, you can still get a signed copy of Look Again, preorder now.
Here's what you can find at www.mysterylovers.com:
Spring is almost here, I think.
Richard, Mary Alice and the MLB Staff
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