Police procedurals, cozy mysteries, psychological thrillers, true crime: whatever your mystery flavor, we’ve got recommendations on the best mystery books out there, from diverse authors writing in every mystery sub-genre. Get your whodunit (orwhatdunit, if you like a supernatural mystery) fix with posts from our mystery/thriller-reading contributors. Now go crack those cases!

8 Mystery/Thriller Novels to Make You Ask When Libraries and Bookstores Got So Sus

We know and love the magic and power of the library and the bookstore. But...what happens when things go sideways in them?

Make Room For The New Cozy Mysteries–We Want More!

As cozy mysteries adapt and attract new and younger readers, is the name in need of an update?

Pick Your Favorite Stranger Things Theme for a Good Book!

Did you power through season four like the Demogorgon was chasing you? Get more of those Stranger Things vibes with these book recs by theme., including This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews.

11 of the Best Mystery, Thriller, and True Crime Books Out in July

From chilling thrillers to cozy mysteries for foodies to much-anticipated sequels and intriguing debuts, here are the best crime books out this month!

8 Feminist Cozy Mysteries You Need To Read Right Away

Read these comforting cozy mystery novels that cover stories of rebellious women who don’t let their circumstances hold them back, including Magic, Lies, And Deadly Pies by Misha Popp.

Maybe Not Dead: 6 Kinds of Non-Murder Focused Mystery Plots

From tracking down a missing person to finding a thief, here are the most common plots for mystery novels that aren't murder mysteries.

10 Best Mysteries with a Twist

Who doesn’t love a good twist? Here is a list of the best recently published murder mysteries with a great twist, including The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley.

15 Cozy Mysteries Coming Out in the Second Half of 2022

Whether you’re in the mood for a mystery at a Hollywood antiques shop or a 20th century hotel, these cozy mysteries will bring out your armchair sleuth, including The Socialite’s Guide to Murder (Pinnacle Hotel #1) by S.K. Golden.

How Are Smartphones Used in Mystery Novels?

Smartphones have solved a lot of logistics problems in real life - and caused problems for mystery writers by being an instant solution.

8 Missing People Thrillers That Will Keep You On the Edge of Your Seat

These missing people thrillers will keep you on the edge of your seat as you discover: Is it murder? Kidnapping? Or do they not want to be found?