#Mystery/Thriller

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!

Fresh Ink: New Books Out Today: January 29, 2013

Just a few of the tasty new books available today. Hope you’ll find something you like. Contents May Have Shifted by ...

They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: January 22, 2013

Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback. [galleryview ...

Blood and Beer – A Pint With Ian Rankin

Before setting off to the US on a book tour, best-selling author Ian Rankin speaks to Book Riot about the American influences on his crime fiction

Trailer Face-Off: GUN MACHINE

Warren Ellis' new thriller Gun Machine hit stores on New Year's day.  Which trailer does a better job of getting you interested in the book?

“Those who dream by day…” Happy Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe

They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: January 15, 2013

Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback. [galleryview ...

Six Degrees of Sir Francis Bacon

Even before there was an internet, there were memes, and the most memorable of my adolescence was “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.” I’m ...

Movie-to-Book Recommendation Engine: 2012 Movies NOT Based on Books

2012 was a year FULL of big movies based on books. Life of Pi, Les Miserables, Lincoln (based on Team ...

When the Hype Machine Works: The 5 Best Big Buzz Books

I know a lot of readers who shall go unnamed who avoid reading books specifically because they’ve gotten a lot of buzz ...

They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: January 8, 2013

Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback.   ...