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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!

The Most Anticipated Mysteries and Thrillers of 2024, According to Goodreads

Here are the new mystery and thriller books out in 2024 that Goodreads users are most excited to read! Check out the highlights.

The Most Anticipated Books of Summer, According to Goodreads

These are the summer 2024 new releases Goodreads users have added to their Want to Read shelves most often.

10 of the Best Spy Novels to Keep You Turning the Pages

Ready to be drawn into a web of secrets and deceptions? Find the best spy novels here!

Here Are The 2024 Edgar Award Winners for Best Mysteries

Who-dun-it? These mystery writers sure did.

Solve A Mystery: 8 New Mystery Thriller Books For May 2024

In May's new mystery and thriller books, there's a revenge-only serial killer, an accidentally time-traveling detective, and more. Which ones are you adding to the TBR?

You Never Forget Your First Catriona Ward

If you like psychological horror and twisty thrillers, Catriona Ward's LOOKING GLASS SOUND is going to be your kind of story.

Cozy Up with Quozies: 9 of the Best Queer Cozy Mysteries

Queer your TBR with these 10 queer cozy mysteries full of murder, mayhem, and even the occasional happy ending.

Here’s The Scoop: 8 News Reporters and Journalists Solving Crime

News reporters and journalists make for great amateur detectives in mystery novels. Here are eight of the best examples.

Twisty, Turny & Dusty: 8 Thrillers and Mysteries Set During the Great Depression

Love a historical noir detective novel? You'll love these twisty thrillers and mysteries set during the Great Depression.

8 Sci-Noir Books that Blend Genres

Sci-noir stories blend science fiction and noir to show us the darker side of futuristic worlds and technologies.