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Jamie Canaves

Jamie Canavés is the Tailored Book Recommendations coordinator and Unusual Suspects mystery newsletter writer. She knows her death will be caused by a TBR stack, never says no to dessert or ‘80s nostalgia, can hold a conversation using only gifs, and spends way too much time asking her goat-dog “What’s in your mouth?!” Tweets: @Oh_Dinky.

Is it Regular Murder or Vampire Murder?!: 3 Mysteries You Should Read

Here are 3 mysteries worth reading, including the maybe-vampire historical mystery Opium and Absinthe by Lydia Kang and the start to a serial killer trilogy: The Silence of the White City by Eva García Sáenz!

Calling A Time-Out On Reading For Sport

One reader gets back to the basics of reading for pleasure — no page counts, no progress tracking — and not just reading for sport.

Dear Netflix, I Have Your Needed Latinx Adaptations

A reader recommends some Latinx books Netflix should adapt, including Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

“It Was Self-Defense But Help Me Hide The Body!” Crime Novels

Crime novels: sometimes it’s too complicatd to explain the self-defense murder! That’s when you need someone to help you bury the body, like in The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey.

There’s Math in That Mystery! But First, Dessert.

Treat yourself to a locked room mystery with Charlotte Holmes on the case, and one where math is the key to solving the puzzle.

5 of the Best Mystery Books Like DEAD TO ME

If you’re a fan of the Netflix crime show starring Christina Applegate, check out these thematically similar mystery books like DEAD TO ME, including Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia.

Mysteries for Escape Reading

Pick up these mystery books if you're in need of escape reading. And honestly, who isn't?

Not Dark Mysteries

If you like your mysteries on the not-so-dark side, these two books may be right up your alley, including The Dark Deception by Morgan Baden.

Mystery Books Set Around the World and in the Woods

Find a couple of great mystery books, including a historical mystery set around the world, and one set around the woods.

Community Focused Mysteries

Mysteries and thrillers where the community itself feels like a character, including When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole.