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!

15 of the Best Mystery Romance Books

Murder with a side of smooching. Dig into the blended genres of mystery romance books with this list of the best titles!

15 of the Best Mystery Thrillers That’ll Keep You Hooked to the Page

Keep reading to find the best mystery thrillers that will keep you turning the pages to add to your TBR list, including Long Bright River by Liz Moore.

The Best Mystery, Thriller, and True Crime Books Out In June

From a PI looking for her girlfriend in Vera Kelly: Lost and Found to true crime at a reform school in We Carry Their Bones, here are the best mystery and true crime books out this month.

How Recent Cozy Mysteries By Authors Of Color Applaud Female Power

We're seeing more strong female characters in cozy mysteries: they stutter, fall, yet rise up to take down everyone who undermines them.

Resisting the Dead Girl Trope in YA Mysteries and Thrillers

Mysteries seem to have a default of a murdered woman at the center of them, but these YA mysteries and thrillers, including Cold by Mariko Tamaki, take a different approach.

Elderly Women Up To No Good: Loving Old Lady Sleuths

Elderly women playing the role of sleuths in fiction shatter perceptions of the roles women--and older people--have in society.

Create Your Perfect Spring Day, and We’ll Tell You What Cozy Mystery to Read

Whether spring means cleaning, gardening, or still reading inside, this quiz will translate your perfect spring day into your next cozy mystery read.

8 Recent Diverse YA Mysteries To Add To Your TBR Right Now

From a competitive Scrabble murder mystery in Queen of the Tiles by Hanna Alkaf to a serial killer in 18th century Korea in The Red Palace by June Hur, these diverse YA mysteries have something for everyone.

The Best Mystery, Thriller, and True Crime Books Out In May

From a procedural with time travel to true crime at a National Park to a home reno cozy mystery called Renovated to Death, here are some of the best crime new releases this month.

The Most and Least Satisfying Endings of All of Agatha Christie’s Mysteries

Agatha Christie was the Queen of Crime and published 66 books, but they weren't all equal. Here are her best and worst endings.