Posts Tagged ‘ Best of year ’

Read & Appreciated in 2015: Craig McNeely

January 7, 2016
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by Craig McNeely Read & Appreciated in 2015 While I’m a voracious reader, I certainly don’t claim to have read every good book this year. I look forward to all of the other 2015 releases that I’ll end up discovering in 2016 and beyond. That said, here are some things I really loved the...

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Read & Appreciated in 2015: Gabino Iglesias

January 6, 2016
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by Gabino Iglesias Best Crime Reads of 2015: I didn’t get to read as much crime as I wanted in 2015, but the quality of the stuff I read made up for it. Here are, in no particular order, the best books I read last year: 10. Buffalo Noir, edited by Ed Park and...

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Read & Appreciated in 2015: Chris Irvin

January 5, 2016
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by Chris Irvin My favorite books of 2015 Bull Mountain by Brian Panowich: A southern family crime saga smartly packed into 300 pages. Possibly my book of the year, I love it not only for the story, but for its wonderful structure that creates a historical depth of a text twice its size. The...

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Read & Appreciated in 2015: Peter Rozovsky

January 5, 2016
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by Peter Rozovsky My best-of-2015 includes fiction and non-fiction, domestic and imported, and one novel published in 2014, but the writer was new to me, so he still makes the cut: Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the 1940a and ’50s, edited by Sarah Weinman, was probably the year’s big event in crime...

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Read & Appreciated in 2015: Sean Ferguson

January 4, 2016
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by Sean Ferguson 2015 In Review In No Particular Order The New and Improved Romie Futch by Julia Elliott The Center for Cybernetic Neuroscience in Atlanta has the magic touch. After some implants and procedures they are able to make you smarter and more skilled. The loveable Romie Futch, uses this opportunity to try...

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Best crime fiction (and then some) of 2013

January 13, 2014
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Before we proceed let’s pause for the annual invocation: “What does that mean? Whatever you want it to mean. Are these movies “the best”? Are they our favorites? Are they “movies we got to see before the deadline”? In my case, it’s some combination of all three — but I’m really quite happy with...

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Best Crime Fiction of 2012

January 4, 2013
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Best Crime Fiction of 2012

“What does that mean? Whatever you want it to mean. Are these movies “the best”? Are they our favorites? Are they “movies we got to see before the deadline”? In my case, it’s some combination of all three — but I’m really quite happy with the aggregate results.” — Jim Emerson BRIAN LINDENMUTH [Insert...

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The Best Mystery/Crime Fiction of 2011

January 4, 2012
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“What does that mean? Whatever you want it to mean. Are these movies “the best”? Are they our favorites? Are they “movies we got to see before the deadline”? In my case, it’s some combination of all three — but I’m really quite happy with the aggregate results.” — Jim Emerson This year the...

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Best mystery/crime fiction lists collected

November 22, 2011
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Updated 12/28 @ 11:15 EST Tis the season for folks to share the best books of the year and their favorites. We’ll try to collect as many of them as we can and will continue to add to this post as more come out. Spinetingler’s list usually adheres to the calender rather then the...

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The Best Mystery/Crime Fiction of 2010

January 4, 2011
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The Best Mystery/Crime Fiction of 2010

We all know that “best” is a malleable term that should be taken with a grain of salt so I won’t get into all of the typical caveats and qualifiers. The term is used to stay consistent with past years lists. If you like “favorites” then go with that, if you prefer “read and...

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Best Mystery & Crime Fiction of 2010 Lists Collected

December 22, 2010
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I wanted to try and collect the various best mystery, crime, thriller fiction lists that appear online. I will add to the post as I find them so check back. If you see a list let me know and I’ll add it. -Amazon’s top 10 Mystery & Thriller’s of 2010...

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