Tuesday, April 14 at 7 PM, join us for a book launch party for Bryon Quertermous, a longtime customer who made good on his promise to write a book.  We’ll be celebrating the release of Murder Boy with cake!

Saturday, April 25 at 2 PM join Steve Lehto as he takes us on a tour of American Murder Houses.

Friday, May 15 at 7, Alison Leotta joins us at the downtown library (343 South 5th Avenue) to talk about her novels, including her latest, Speak of the Devil. All interested can join us for dinner at the Blue Tractor at 5:30 – call (734-769-1114) or e-mail the store to make a reservation. This is our book club meeting and we’ll be reading Alison’s first novel, Law of Attraction.

Loren D. Estleman makes a visit on Saturday, June 6 at 2 PM. He’ll have several new books out including a new Amos Walker title, You Know Who Killed Me; a new Western, The Long High Noon; and a book of connected short stories set in 1940’s Detroit, Detroit is our Beat.

Join us for a “History Mystery” summit at the downtown library on Saturday, August 8 at 2 PM. Robin will lead a discussion with Carrie Bebris (The Suspicion at Sandition); Susanna Calkins (The Masque of a Murderer); Anna Lee Huber (A Study in Death) and Sam Thomas (The Witch Hunter’s Tale).

And stay tuned for continuing updates on the 13th annual Kerrytown BookFest at the Farmer’s Market on Sunday, September 13. Already booked:  Andrew Grant, Julie Hyzy, Owen Laukkenen, G.M. Malliet, Edith Maxwell, Jenny Milchman, Denise Swanson and newcomer Vu Tran. More to come!