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!

Wrong Turns: 9 Terrifying Horror Road Trip Novels

The road can be a frightening place. This list offers some of the best horror road trip books currently out there.

An In-specter Calls: Books Where Ghosts Help Solve A Mystery

Sometimes it's a ghost that helps solve a book's mystery, and it can be delightful, chilling, or a combination of the two, like in Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas.

10 of the Best Puzzle Mysteries

These 10 mysteries are centered around particularly clever and puzzling plots — and they're a little easier to crack than CAIN'S JAWBONE.

10 Books for Fans of Criminal Minds

With thrilling and electrifying cases to solve, you won't be able to put down these books perfect for fans of Criminal Minds.

Criminally Hot: 15 New Mystery, Thrillers, & True Crime For August 2023

There's something for every reader in August's new mystery, thriller, and crime releases, from a true crime memoir to historical mysteries including Harlem After Midnight by Louise Hare.

Explore the World This Summer With These 9 Atmospheric Mystery Novels

These atmospheric mystery novels will immerse you in settings from a remote Alaskan town to 1920s India to an Italian villa in The Villa by Rachel Hawkins.

Is this a Real Punny Cozy Mystery Title, or Not? 

There’s nothing quite like a good punny title. Can you find the real punny title in this quiz or will you choose the fake one that I created?

Reading Pathways: Aya de León Should Be On Your Shelves

Here's where to start with Aya de León's catalog of compelling crime novels for all ages that tackle big social issues.

Enchantment & Intrigue: Magical Cozy Mysteries to Enliven Your Bookshelf

Curl up with these magical cozy mysteries featuring parallel worlds, charmed baking, talking cats, and more.

Clued In: 10 of the Best Mysteries and Thrillers of 2023 So Far

Calling all armchair sleuths and amateur detectives: Get your guess on with 10 of the best mysteries and thrillers of 2023 so far, including My Murder by Katie Williams.