Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 27, 2008
Mystery books recommded by Lauri Ver Schure, the proprietor of Murder by the Book in Denver, Colorado are guaranteed to please. As a child she read mystery books under the covers with a flashlight when she was supposed to be sleeping. Lauri personally reads and selects the books they deliver for their mystery book clubs. Most of these books have received awards. This attention she pays to her most beloved book club subscribers is a huge benefit to them. The books you receive from the Murder by the Book Book Clubs are always guaranteed to be a great read. This care in book club selection is a major reason for the popularity of the Murder by the Book book clubs.Murder by the Book, a mystery bookstore in Denver, Colorado has been in business since the early 1980's. They specialize in personal service and knowledge of mystery books.
"I read a ton of mystery books to make our book club selections. Mystery books have been a passion all of my life, and all of our book club members benefit from my true love of mystery books."
Lauri's love of mystery books is a major benefit to the book club members and Murder by the Book's customers. Once a quarter she makes a selection for each of the 3 the book clubs: 1sts (the first book by a new author), cozy and hardboiled. These books are then delivered to all book club members who subscribe to the service. You can subscribe to Murder by the Book's mystery book clubs service online.
Through the years, many of the books that Ms. Ver Schure selected for the book clubs have received prestigious book awards. This effort to ensure the book club members receive the best books available in their genre has paid off in the satisfaction of the entire readership.
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AWARD WINNING BOOK CLUB SELECTIONS
Still Life, Louise Penny's 1st book, which was a cozy selection, won the Anthony, the Dilys and the Barry Awards for best 1st Novel.
The King of Lies, by John Hart, a 1st Book club selection, was nominated for Best 1st Novel for the Edgar, the Macavity, the Barry, and the Anthony awards.
Nancy Pickard's book, The Virgin of Small Plains, a cozy club book, won the Macavity and the Agatha awards for Best Novel and was additionally nominated for the Edgar, the Anthony and the Dilys awards.
Holmes on the Range, by Steve Hockensmith was nominated for the Dilys, the Edgar, and the Anthony Awards for Best 1st novel. This was a cozy book club selection.
Barry Eisler's book The Last Assassin, a hardboiled selection, was nominated for the Barry Award for Best Novel.
Congratulations to all of these authors, and to everyone else who was nominated, including the Colorado author Troy Cook, who was nominated for the Anthony and the Macavity awards for his book 47 Rules of Highly Effective Bank Robbers!
A few notables:
Murder by the Book is supporting the Left Coast Crime convention in Denver by hosting multiple book signings.
Murder by the Book was voted as the best bookstore in Denver by 5280 Magazine editors in 2010.
Murder by the Book has a bi-monthly mystery book newsletter and an online store to purchase direct from their inventory.