Jamie Canaves

Jamie Canavés is the Tailored Book Recommendations coordinator and Unusual Suspects mystery newsletter writer. She knows her death will be caused by a TBR stack, never says no to dessert or ‘80s nostalgia, can hold a conversation using only gifs, and spends way too much time asking her goat-dog “What’s in your mouth?!” Tweets: @Oh_Dinky.

They’re Dead, Dead: 8 Kinds Of Murder Mystery Plots

From the whodunnit and whodunnit to the did-they-or-didn't-they, these are eight of the most common kinds of murder mystery plots.

The Benefits Of Reviewing Every Book You Read

Why there are benefits to leaving a review for every book you read, even if it's a couple of sentences long.

Crime In Another Time: 17 Historical Mystery Books

Dive in and marathon a series or take a short hop into a time period with these excellent historical mystery books, including Opium and Absinthe by Lydia Kang and Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia.

Heebie-Jeebies: 8 Seriously Creepy Or Unsettling Book Covers

Sorry about the nightmares you'll be having.

I Mustache: What Are The Best Mustaches On Book Covers For Movember?

I've got some of my favorite mustaches on book covers to share with you this Movember. Of course I was going to make this bookish!

It’s Time To Vote In The 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards

This year's Goodreads Choice Awards is open. Here's what you'll find among the categories -- and what's notably missing.

Dark Mystery & Thrillers Because Who Needs Sleep?

These mysteries and thrillers have a dark feel, or feel like a blend of horror and mystery/thriller or books with dark crimes.

It’s Time To Let These Publishing Trends Die

From the silly (no more book club stickers, please!) to the serious (start fact-checking your books, already!), these trends need to stop.

Goodreads and The Curious Case Of The Wrong Genres

Why are so many books mislabeled on Goodreads? How many books are readers missing out of because of these mis-categorizations?

Craving Fictional Horror To Escape Real Horror

Where do you place the feeling of terror when you can’t do anything about the things scaring you? One way is to turn to fictional horror.