Read or Dead is a bi-weekly mystery fiction podcast dedicated to the worlds of mystery and thriller literature.
Rincey and Katie tackled two presidential-adjacent mystery books and talk about their experiences with such different mystery novels. This episode is sponsored by Her Pretty Face By Robyn Harding and The Con Artist by Fred Van Lente.
Rincey and Katie decide to do a little bit of catch up on some series books that they've been meaning to pick up.
Katie and Rincey discuss their "wheelhouse phrases", or the words or descriptions will immediately will cause them to pick up a book. This episode is sponsored by Hangman by Jack Heath, new from Hanover Square Press.
In honor of the one year anniversary of the podcast, Katie and Rincey reminisce a bit and each pick up a book that they heard about because of the podcast.
Katie and Rincey talk about books by Asian and Asian American writers in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Katie and Rincey discuss a lot of news including award winners and all of the adaptations, plus they talk about their experiences reading funny mystery books.
Please enjoy this bonus excerpt, courtesy of the Recommended podcast, featuring Attica Locke recommending Jane Smiley's 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel.
Katie and Rincey talk about the shocking developments with the Golden State Killer case, how Amy Adams is starring in all the adaptations and discuss the Edgar Awards. This episode is sponsored by If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio and Enigma by Catherine Coulter.
Katie and Rincey talk about lots of exciting news (including a new Tana French book!!) and discuss the trope of the unreliable, often female, narrator.
Katie and Rincey talk about The Woman in the Window movie adaptation, a new Cormoran Strike book and do a bit of a backlist dive.
Rincey and Katie flail over the potential of new Gillian Flynn books, the new Obama/Biden buddy mystery and talk about some great mystery comics.
Katie and Rincey talk all about all things noir: what's considered noir, classic noir and more modern noir books. This episode is sponsored by Libby and the Read Harder 2018 Challenge and Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson
In honor of Valentine's Day, Katie and Rincey talk about romantic mysteries, with quick mentions of the Audie awards and some Stephen King news. This episode is sponsored by It Should Have Been You by Lynn Slaughter from Page Street Publishing and The Honorable Traitors by John Lutz.
Katie and Rincey talk about the Edgar Awards nominees, the new Staunch book prize, and talk about books by black authors to kick off Black History Month.
Katie and Rincey talk about their experiences reading young adult mysteries and thrillers and highlight some of their favorites in the genre This episode is sponsored by Walking The Bones by Randall Silvis and The Night Market by Jonathan Moore.