According to Library Journal, mysteries are the most circulated genre of fiction in public libraries. Chances are, your patrons are clamoring for them. Sisters in Crime, a national organization of mystery writers, can help you. Cari Dubiel is the Library Liaison to SinC, and she will talk about how to get those mysteries flying off the shelves. Author and librarian Amanda Flower will also join us to talk about how Sisters in Crime has helped her succeed.

Participants will:

  • Learn about the different subgenres of mysteries and how to recommend them
  • Find out about the resources available to them through Sisters in Crime, including new titles to suggest
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions about the writing life



Original broadcast April 12, 2106

Cari Dubiel ~ Biography

Cari Dubiel is the co-host of the ABC Book Reviews Podcast, a popular online program that was recognized by the Wall Street Journal as a best book podcast. Cari has worked in public libraries for over 15 years, doing everything from student page to her most current role as computer services manager at the Twinsburg Public Library.

Amanda Flower ~ Biography

Amanda Flower is the USA Today bestselling author of several different mystery series, including the Agatha-nominated Andi Boggs series for middle grade readers. Her latest release, Crime and Poetry, is out in April. She is also an Emerging Technologies Librarian at the Hudson Library and Historical Society.