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Note: Grandpa is back from California and the weekly email should be back in full swing at least for the month of July.
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This Week's Special for Kids is a diverting alphabet book full of marvelous words and pictures to match. With loads of intricate detail both kids and adults will want to read through this alphabet time and again. Save 20% and get free shipping on This Week's Kids Special.
On Sunday, July 4 we'll be grilling dogs and flipping burgers but we won't be selling books--leastways not in the store. We'll be closed on Sunday, July 4 although the website is open 24/7.
Regular hours, 10 to 5, on Monday, July 5.
Our July Staff Picks are up and running to give you some great ideas for summer trips (via books) that might take you to Italy, Malaysian or Nigeria. Take a look and see what we're reading at our July Staff Picks.
By the way, if you're looking for summer reading that takes you around the world don't miss our International Books of Mystery section with suggestions of dozens of authors who will transport you to every part of the globe.
The June-July issue of the MLB News is up on the website and ready for download. You'll need Adobe Acrobat to download this PDF file. You may view the News on the screen or print it out. Just remember to use the Adobe Acrobat print button to get the best results.
Incidentally, if you have an iPad you'll find that you can download a beautiful copy of the MLB News for easy reading. Just go the the website using the Safari browser and tap the link for the MLB News.
Through arrangements with the author and with Harlequin books we're pleased to offer signed copies of Carla Negger's The Whisper. From now through July 6 you can get an additional $2 off the regular price of the book by using coupon code carla when you check out.
See the website for full details.
Be the first on your block to get your hands on the spectacular new MLB 20th Anniversary/Raven Award mug. This 8 oz. beauty is spectacular in resplendent red with black and white imprinting on both sides. Side one features our regular logo and notice of our 20th Anniversary in October of 2010. On the other side, a special Raven version of our logo to mark our receiving the Raven Award from the Mystery Writers of America.
Important Note: We cannot offer free shipping on orders that include mugs. We must send these Priority Mail and will have to charge you $4.50 shipping regardless of these amount of your order.
Other books signed by popular authors that we have or expect include:
Karin Slaughter - Broken, available now
Carla Neggers - The Whisper, available now with special $2 off deal.
Elaine Viets - Half-Price Homicide, here now
John Sandford - Storm Prey, here now
Victoria Thompson - Murder on Lexington Avenue available now
Jeffery Deaver - The Burning Wire available now
As always, supplies of these signed books are limited so please order early.
We're now the proud owners of a username on Facebook. That means that you can get to our page just by going to:
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A long list of New Arrivals as July books begin to arrive. Look for even more titles during the coming week. Among this week's notables:
Return to Laos of the 1970's with coroner Siri Paiboum as your guide in Colin Cotterill's The Merry Misogynist.
Antiques shop and cat owner Rebecca is back in Nine Lives Last Forever, a sequel to How to Wash a Cat by Rebecca Hale.
Gabriel Allon finishes up the business started in Moscow Rules with The Defector by Daniel Silva.
Authentic espionage action from Stella Rimington with Dead Line.
Another shaggy dog story from David Rosenfelt in New Tricks.
News books arrive every day check our New Arrivals page often for everything new at MLB.
Here's what you can find at www.mysterylovers.com:
Get ready for summer reading
Richard, Mary Alice and the MLB Staff
Did we mention that we won a Raven Award?
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