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Deborah Harkness, Daniel Silva, & Marja Mills Debut on the Indie Bestseller List

Book of LifeWe’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending July 20, 2014–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.

(Debuted at #1 in Hardcover Fiction) The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness: “In the trilogy’s final volume, Harkness deepens her themes of power and passion, family and caring, past deeds and their present consequences. In ancestral homes and university laboratories, using ancient knowledge and modern science, from the hills of the Auvergne to the palaces of Venice and beyond, the couple at last learn what the witches discovered so many centuries ago.” (July 2014)

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‘The Heist’ Debuts on iBooks Bestsellers List

The-Heist-FINAL_wordpressThe Heist by Daniel Silva has debuted on Apple’s Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 2.

Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 7/21/14. Invisible by David Ellis & James PattersonAct of War by Brad Thor and The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith aka JK Rowling also made the list this week.

We’ve included Apple’s entire list after the jump. Read more

Daniel Silva, Christina Nichol, Susan Choi, & Jenny Milchman Get Booked

McNallyHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Crime novelist Daniel Silva will headline an event at Barnes & Noble (Union Square branch) to discuss the 14th installment of the Gabriel Allon series, The Heist. See him on Tuesday, July 15th starting at 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

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Daniel Silva, J. Courtney Sullivan, & Ian Rusten Get Booked

Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date.

Novelist Daniel Silva will appear to discuss the latest installment of the Gabriel Allon series, The English Girl. Meet him on Tuesday, July 16th at Barnes & Noble (Union Square branch) starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

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The Return of the Literary Thriller

Of course, it’s debatable whether it ever really went away or if market forces dictated that it “disappear” and re-emerge a few years later, as many trends do. But the idea gives the WSJ’s Robert Hughes a peg to feature a couple of dozen thrillers (highlighting future releases by Daniel Silva, Barry Eisler, Martin Cruz Smith and Joseph Finder, among others) and explain why they are making a so-called comeback.

Behind the revival, Hughes writes, is the confluence of a world grown more scary and a sluggish, $24 billion publishing industry seeking a new formula for hits. There’s another factor: Hollywood’s movie machine is hungry for such books. “Thrillers will definitely be the next cycle” in Hollywood, says Howard Sanders, a partner in United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, Calif. Whatever that means. Of course, here comes the obligatory nitpick: all the thrillers Hughes & co. write about and they couldn’t find a single woman? Granted, thrillers of a certain variety are male-dominated for the moment, but it would have been nice to garnish some attention on say, R.J. Hillhouse‘s OUTSOURCED, M.J. Rose‘s THE REINCARNATIONIST or the recently released THE ACCIDENTAL AMERICAN by Alex Carr, which fits this bill more tightly than any of the titles on offer, male or female.