Police procedurals, cozy mysteries, psychological thrillers: whatever your mystery fiction 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.
These YA domestic thrillers are full of buried secrets and family relationships gone wrong, the perfect recipe for a thrilling read!
You've read Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, but have you read these other books like Nancy Drew? Meet 8 classic teen sleuths.
Cold weather pairs so well with a chilling story. Start a fire, grab a hot drink, and pick up one of these snowy thrillers, including One by One by Ruth Ware.
Thrillers aren’t just for Halloween. Body horror, cults, hauntings and family secrets abound in these 12 YA thrillers for any time of year, including Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth!
Keep those night lights on! From the bloody to the psychologically creepy, these books about serial killers may just keep you up at night.
Curl up with your plushest blanket, your favorite hot beverage, and, of course, murder. Get into the season and these cozy winter mysteries.
Loved ENOLA HOLMES on Netflix? Here are 12 books like Enola Holmes for middle grade, young adult, and adult readers.
Get to know the National Book Foundation award-winning author Walter Mosley, and his iconic hardboiled detective, Easy Rawlins.
Check out these taut and gripping mysteries and thrillers by Black authors, covering everything from gentrification to commentaries on family.
How Charlie Kaufman’s adaptation of I’m Thinking of Ending Things shows us what happens when a hopeful future doesn’t come to fruition.
With the global pandemic turning every social media visit into doomscrolling, find refuge in these great historical mystery series.
A woman's meditations about Agatha Christie and murder mysteries, including a discussion of why Miss Marple is awesome.
Here they are in chronological order: seven of the most unusual The Hound of the Baskervilles adaptations to ever hit our screens!
For the fan of crime novels who are also looking for some companionship: here are a bunch of criminal friendships.
The clues are there, all that's needed are some clever kids to solve the mystery. Find them in these books about kid detectives.