We’re exploring the wide-ranging world of thrillers and mysteries this week, and you’re invited to join the adventure! From “gentle thrill” cozies to the best procedural series, mystery books about dogs to those involving treasure hunts, BookTube channels to TikTok creators to follow, and much more. New to thrillers and mysteries? We got you. Learn the difference between the two, why they make such great audiobooks, and why Clue is the perfect gateway to the genre. Then add a few vacation-gone-wrong themed books to your summer TBR. Let’s get to it!
8 Mystery/Thriller TikTokers to Follow Right Now
If you’re looking for more thrillers or mystery recommendations on your For You Page, follow these fantastic TikTok accounts!
Why CLUE is the Perfect Mystery
Stellar cast and wonderful comedic performance aside, it's the superbly plotted mystery that makes Clue a fan favorite all these years later.
The Role of Wills and Testaments in Mystery Novels
In leaving a will, a person is guaranteed the last word—at least regarding their own possessions. And that makes for a great mystery.
How Gothic Romance Led to Contemporary Romantic Suspense Novels
Contemporary romance as we know it today developed out of the gothic romance tradition with many lingering similarities.
Please, Tell Me More: 8 Books Where The Mystery Is Revealed First
It's not always about the what or the who, but about the why: these books reveal the mystery first but keep. you guessing til the end.
Start with Mysteries, Thrillers, & True Crime If You’re New to Audiobooks
If you're new to audiobooks or unsure if they're for you, try a mystery, thriller, or true crime audiobook to get you started.
A Map to the Best Treasure Hunting Mysteries
It's less about the whodunit and more about the "where is it?" Prepare for adventure with these treasure-hunting mysteries!
The Best Mystery Books Featuring Dogs
Nothing is more irresistible than dogs and mysteries. Here's a list of 10 dog mysteries where dogs are main characters, sidekicks, and more.
10 Mystery/Thriller BookTube Channels You’ve Got to Follow
If you only follow 10 BookTubers who cover mystery/thriller content, these are the channels you've absolutely got to follow.
10 Cozy Mysteries for a Gentle Thrill (+ a Bonus!)
Don't let the charm of charm of that seaside village or sun-drenched winery fool you... get into these cozy mysteries for a gentle thrill!
Why Mysteries and Thrillers Make Such Great Beach Reads
When you think of beach reads, do mysteries and thrillers come to mind? Here's why they actually make for great beach reading.
YA Mystery and Thriller Novels About Vacations Gone Wrong
You're on vacation, relaxing, when very bad things start happening... in real life? Terrifying. In a YA mystery? Yes, please!
What Is The Difference Between Mystery, Suspense, and Thriller Novels?
What's makes a thriller different from a mystery? And how about suspense? Here's a breakdown of how they differ and how they're the same.
Book ‘Em: 8 of the Best Procedural Series To Add To Your TBR
Get your TBR ready: It would be a crime not to check out these eight excellent starters to procedural series!