Must-read mysteries for book clubs

If your book club is looking for a change of pace, here are six thrillers with thought—and discussion—provoking plots.

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Our Best of the Year yearbook

We're celebrating the Best Books of the Year yearbook style—with superlatives. Think: cutest couple that never was, most likely to cheer you up, most likely to plead the fifth, class clown, life of the party, and so much more.

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Books we are talking about

The books on our minds this week are all involved in some recent activity. 

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The best mysteries and thrillers of November

From the Dirty South to Old Bombay, and all the cops, knights errant, bounty hunters, special agents, and defense lawyers in between, November is a great month for mysteries and thrillers.

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Gothics galore: get your shiver on with these spooky reads

If ghosts, eerie settings, and a twist of romance are your cup of tea, don’t miss these gothic reads.

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Janet Evanovich's favorite reads of 2020

Janet Evanovich, the creator of the much-loved and best-selling Stephanie Plum series, tells us about four of her favorite reads of 2020.

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Weekend reading

This weekend gives us both Halloween and one more hour...for reading! Here are the books at the top of the Amazon Editors' TBR piles.

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Stephen King's favorite reads of 2020

Readers have been escaping into Stephen King novels for years. What 4 novels offered him "complete immersion" in 2020?

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Sit back, relax, and listen to an audio book

Five great listens that are perfect for kicking back on the couch and letting someone tell you a story.

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New paperback mysteries to keep you up late

Here are some great mysteries, recently out in paperback, to keep night readers going 'til dawn.

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What to read next if you like historical mysteries

We spoke with the author of one of our picks for Best Mystery, Thriller & Suspense of the Month, Stuart Turton, about the key ingredients in a superb historical thriller.

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Lili Reinhart's favorite reads of 2020

The mental health awareness advocate, actress, and author of a debut poetry collection recommends some great books to add to your to-read pile.

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Jessica Jung's favorite reads of 2020

Jessica Jung tells us about her favorites reads of 2020, the books that "have a kind of 'afterglow' that lasts for days or even years."

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Weekend reading

Shorter days, cooler weather, two days to ourselves, and a to-be-read pile that just won't quit. Ah, the weekend beckons.

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Our picks from this month's Amazon First Reads selections

This month, thanks to Prime Day, you can select two new pre-release Kindle books for $1.99, or two free if you’re a Prime member.

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