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Saturday February 23, 2019 6:00 PM
Tyler museum curator uses murder mysteries to plan to-die-for dinners, bring awareness to historic Goodman-LeGrand House  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Not everyone who attends special dinners at the Goodman-LeGrand House & Museum lives to see dessert.

Friday February 22, 2019 3:20 PM
Author sets a mystery book on Siesta Key  YourObserver.com

"The Last Breath" author will be available to meet on Feb. 28.

Thursday February 21, 2019 9:33 AM
Sunless Skies, mystery books at Heritage and more you need to know  Pacific Northwest Inlander

If you, like me, have plunged into the eerie literary depths of Sunless Sea — a slow-paced seafaring video game set in a gothic steampunk twist on England ...

Saturday February 9, 2019 8:00 AM
Tales of mystery, love of books: 2019 Page Turner Luncheon to be held March 5  The Tand D.com

Three authors from the mystery genre will share their love of storytelling and the power of writing in bringing the community together at The Times and ...

Saturday February 23, 2019 9:30 PM
Book events for week of Feb. 24 | Books  The Advocate

Author Event: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Author and graphic artist Antoine Ghost Mitchell explores ...

Wednesday February 13, 2019 8:00 AM
7 Thrilling International Historical Mysteries  Book Riot

This list of international historical mysteries is sponsored by THE CASSANDRA, the new novel by Sharma Shields, winner of the Washington State Book Award.

Friday February 1, 2019 11:57 PM
Cozy Mystery Book Club at Vineland Public Library  Press of Atlantic City

Called cozies for short, cozy mysteries are a sub-genre of crime and mystery books that are lighter on the violence and sexual *content*. If you're a fan of cozies, ...

Friday February 22, 2019 1:31 PM
12 cheery books to bring you out of the winter doldrums  Minneapolis Star Tribune

What books do you pick up when you're feeling blue?

Wednesday February 6, 2019 8:00 AM
Whether you like mystery or humor, this book has it for you  Renton Reporter

You didn't recognize the number. So you didn't answer the phone. That's how you operate these days: accept calls you know and keep your money in your ...

Friday February 22, 2019 8:07 AM
Author of historical mysteries to read at Port Jervis Library  Times Herald-Record

PORT JERVIS - How Will Rees, his six adopted children and pregnant wife arrived in a Shaker town in 1798 in “The Shaker Murders” stems from the research ...

Friday February 22, 2019 11:13 AM
World War II mystery series with fictional Wilmington native returns  StarNewsOnline.com

Book column: Sarah R. Shaber's seventh Louise Pearlie mystery, “Louise's Crossing,” comes out this summer. Awhile back, it looked as if the Louise Pearlie ...

Tuesday January 29, 2019 8:00 AM
SSU professor holds murder mystery class ahead of new book  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Mysteries: One of the best-selling genres, and one that stands the test of time — most can't resist the allure of a classic whodunit. Sonoma State.

Friday February 1, 2019 7:54 PM
This Month's Book Pick is a Bingeable Mystery Series  Lake Minnetonka Magazine

The series is an entertaining read for Anglophiles, lovers of mysteries, and those who enjoy ahead-of-their-time historical heroines.

Friday February 22, 2019 9:00 PM
Get Your Kids into Podcasts and Audio Books with Pinna  Lifehacker

While my son and I were driving across town the other day, he decided he doesn't want to grow up to be an adult.

Monday January 28, 2019 8:00 AM
Book explores old murder mysteries in Lorain County  Chronicle Telegram

Author Don Hilton poses with a copy of his book, "Murders, Mysteries and History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania." Hilton has written a similar book about ...

Friday February 22, 2019 10:00 AM
Y.A. Thrillers That Put Teenagers to the Test  The New York Times

With thrillers on the rise in young adult literature, novelists are asking a question that adult authors and filmmakers have posed for years: “Who can you really ...

Wednesday February 6, 2019 8:00 AM
Ron Devlin's History Book: Solving an old-fashioned history mystery  Reading Eagle

Question: What did the inscription on an old Reading medallion mean?

Wednesday January 30, 2019 8:00 AM
Local books: Murder mysteries, fictional and real-life; events and signings  Akron Beacon Journal

It's Rita Horn's tender heart that gets her into trouble in “Shadow Point Deputy,” a suspenseful romance by Canton native Julie Anne Lindsey.Rita works in the ...

Saturday February 23, 2019 11:00 AM
Authors appearing on LI this week  Newsday

Tuesday, Feb. 26 Author Valentina Janek of West Hempstead talks about and signs copies of her new book, “From Fired to Freedom: Life After The Big, Bad, ...

Friday February 22, 2019 2:46 PM
Children’s Books: The Travails and Triumphs of Derring-Do  Wall Street Journal

Meghan Cox Gurdon on 'How I Became a Spy' by Deborah Hopkinson, and more.

Monday February 18, 2019 1:53 PM
Get a Free Digital Copy of the Horror and Mystery Book, “The Curse of the Dark Cornfield” - Press Release  Digital Journal

Author Patrick Majik is all set to release his exciting new book titled — “The Curse of the Dark Cornfield” on major online platforms. He decided to offer a chance ...

Saturday February 23, 2019 11:10 AM
Community Calendar  Sandusky Register

Saturday, Feb. 23. SATURDAY. COMMUNITY. Grace Episcopal Church Community Free Meal: 4:30-5:30 p.m., 315 Wayne St., Sandusky. All are welcome.

Thursday February 7, 2019 8:00 AM
Former villager pens children's books  Yellow Springs News

Jasper Springs, the imaginary setting for Fred Rexroad's mystery book series for children, looks a lot like Yellow Springs. There's a college campus and a bike ...

Friday February 22, 2019 8:47 PM
Book events for the week of Feb. 24  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Historical Fiction Book Club, led by Melanie Hensey, will discuss Kristy Cambron's “The Ringmaster's Wife” at 11 a.m. Sunday at Bookstore1Sarasota, 12 S.

Tuesday January 22, 2019 8:00 AM
Book review: Follow Flavia for some fun sleuthing in latest mystery  Fredericksburg.com

Before the golden tresses of the dead…” is the beginning of a Shakespearean sonnet about grave robbers, thus it reveals a bit about Alan Bradley's 10th book in ...

Friday February 22, 2019 3:00 PM
3 new science-fiction books showcase contributions women bring to the genre  Seattle Times

You may have heard that science fiction is a man's world. But with these three standout writers — and plenty of other new, engaging science-fiction titles from ...

Wednesday February 20, 2019 7:10 PM
The Ongoing Mystery of Jesus's Face  History

He is one of the most commonly painted figures in Western art. But what do we really know about his appearance?

Saturday February 23, 2019 1:01 PM
Will Hunt (explorer) – into the Earth: the mysteries and meanings of underground spaces  Big Think

The catacombs of Paris. Secret graffiti beneath NYC. The hidden cities of Cappadocia. Writer and explorer Will Hunt is your philosophical tour guide to what lies ...

Thursday February 21, 2019 8:58 AM
The Wych Elm by Tana French review – a portrait of privilege  The Guardian

Over the last 12 years Tana French has become known for blisteringly good crime thrillers narrated by various cops in the fictional Dublin Murder Squad.

Monday February 4, 2019 8:00 AM
Take a chance on a mystery book this Valentines Day  OurAuckland

Take a chance on a blind date with a book this Valentines Day. Indulge in a fun and free Valentine's activity that is as mysterious and adventurous as a blind ...

Wednesday February 6, 2019 8:00 AM
Food by the Book: Nothing mysterious about Obama's chili  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

With hope that January's dreary weather has passed, a couple of interesting mysteries can keep both adults and children entertained through the month of ...

Saturday February 23, 2019 10:45 AM
Mary Gordon illuminates works of Thomas Merton  Virginian-Pilot

Mary Gordon — novelist, memoirist, professor of English at Barnard College — has long proved herself to be a Catholic voice engaged in deep and nuanced ...

Saturday February 23, 2019 11:00 AM
Through police procedurals and 'everyman' protagonist, Vermont's Mayor on a journey of self-discovery  The Keene Sentinel

NEWFANE, Vt. — There's a heavy blanket of snow on the landscape, certainly not an unusual sight during a Vermont winter. But the sunlight is so bright its ...

Wednesday February 20, 2019 11:19 PM
Roundup of new children’s books  San Francisco Chronicle

The Bridge Home By Padma Venkatraman (Nancy Paulsen Books; 196 pages; $16.99; ages 10-up) To escape an abusive father, two sisters run away…

Saturday February 23, 2019 6:00 AM
Permission review: Compelling take on sex and power in LA  The Irish Times

Saskia Vogel's debut novel is told through the eyes of an actor grieving her father. Saskia Vogel brings a unique perspective to the subject of power and ...

Friday February 22, 2019 9:27 PM
Perspective | Her biotech firm solves medical mysteries. (And no, it's not Theranos.)  The Washington Post

I was dubious when Crystal Icenhour approached me to write about her medical testing company. It sounded too much like Theranos, the discredited start-up ...

Saturday February 23, 2019 9:00 AM
Lucy Foley talks about her first thriller, The Hunting Party  NEWS.com.au

Of fiction genres on pulse in Australia right now, historical fiction and crime are leading the pack. Lucy Foley has taken a step from the former to the latter with her ...

Sunday December 30, 2018 8:00 AM
5 Murder Mystery Books By Women To Bring A Chill To Your New Year  Bustle

So January's within arm's reach, the holiday season is almost over, and frankly no one could blame you for being a little bit tired of non-stop festivity and ...

Thursday February 21, 2019 9:48 PM
Marvel's 'The Eternals' Mystery Character Reportedly Revealed  Comicbook.com

Until Avengers: Endgame finally premieres in theaters, Marvel Studios will continue to keep a tight lid on their future projects. But word still continues to trickle out ...

Thursday February 21, 2019 5:16 PM
Marlon James’ ‘Black Leopard’: The novel that rewrites the fantasy playbook  Philly.com

This amazing fantasy novel, the first of a series, shows the author in incredible form. It's truly what fantasy should be: thought-provoking, moving, and ...

Saturday February 23, 2019 4:00 PM
Oscars 2019 predictions: 9 reasons to crown 'Black Panther' Best Picture  NJ.com

The Oscars are right around the corner and there is no clear-cut favorite for Best Picture. So why not "Black Panther"?

Saturday February 16, 2019 11:10 AM
‘The Kingkiller Chronicle’ Book 3 Theories and Predictions: What Is Patrick Rothfuss Planning for ‘The Doors of Stone’?  Newsweek

Who are the Chandrian hiding from? What's in the thrice-locked chest? Here are the best theories for what to expect from Patrick Rothfuss' 'The Kingkiller ...

Tuesday November 13, 2018 8:00 AM
The 10 best thrillers and mysteries of 2018  The Washington Post

Secrets, private eyes, unreliable narrators and more.

Monday December 17, 2018 8:00 AM
We Asked 11 Thriller & Mystery Authors For The Best Thriller They Read This Year  Bustle

The mystery and thriller genre has always been a rich one, full of complex stories, fascinating characters, and killer endings, and in 2018, it only got better.

Friday February 22, 2019 11:03 AM
CAPTAIN MARVEL Clip Confirms The Identity Of Annette Bening's Mysterious Character - SPOILERS  Comic Book Movie

There's been a lot of speculation about Annette Bening's role in Captain Marvel, and a newly released clip from the movie finally confirms her identity. Is she who ...

Friday February 22, 2019 2:01 PM
Stars, sex and scandal: Peter Bradshaw on the best books about Hollywood  The Guardian

Ahead of the Oscars, the Guardian's film critic shares his favourite books on the dream factory, including David Niven, Zadie Smith and Rose McGowan.

Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:22 PM
Recommended reading, Feb. 24  San Francisco Chronicle

We recommend these recently reviewed titles: Parkland By Dave Cullen (Harper; 385 pages; $27.99) Cullen provides nuanced, sensitive portraits of the kids ...

Monday July 2, 2018 7:00 AM
7 Mystery Books Out In Paperback, So You Can Take Them To The Beach  Bustle

Every Fourth of July, hoards of happy bookworms head to one of America's beautiful sandy beaches, new novel in hand. If you are one of the lucky ones who ...

Friday February 22, 2019 11:12 AM
Martel's Vatican closet book exposes his motives and mistakes, not truth  National Catholic Reporter

I cannot really offer a review of Frédéric Martel's In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy. A reviewer has an obligation to read every word ...

Monday October 15, 2018 7:00 AM
15 Best Mystery Book Series For Adults  YourTango

Everyone loves a good novel, but when you're looking for something new, why not take a look at the best mystery books around? These selections are all ...

Friday February 22, 2019 6:25 PM
Umbrella Academy Theory: Sir Reginald Really Is Their Father  Screen Rant

Netflix's The Umbrella Academy introduced us to seven exceptional children adopted by a mysterious billionaire, but is that what really happened?

Saturday February 23, 2019 12:12 PM
Whodunit: Jack Batten  Toronto Star

A Risky Undertaking For Loretta SingletaryBy Terry ShamesSeventh Street, 283 pages, $15.95. As fans of the good-natured series featuring Samuel Craddock ...

Tuesday December 4, 2018 8:00 AM
Cozy Mysteries Are The Books You Need To Be Reading This Winter — Here Are 9 Recommendations  Bustle

As the cold weather starts to set in, nothing sounds more appealing to this reader than spending a weekend at home getting lost in a good book. If you, like me, ...

Wednesday January 23, 2019 8:00 AM
Best Mystery Books | Best Thriller Books  Popular Mechanics

Long-forgotten criminal cases are having a renaissance thanks to a resurgence in true crime entertainment. Nowhere is that more true than in books. With their ...

Friday February 22, 2019 1:21 PM
Regional calendar of events: Feb. 22-March 1  Wicked Local

Send your event information by email to scalendar@wickedlocal.com. Listings information must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event. Please ...

Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:00 PM
Bel Air’s only used bookstore is getting its start in the Armory’s incubator  Baltimore Sun

When shoppers describe Caprichos Books, Bel Air's only used bookstore, they recall the cushy chairs, restful aura and how owner Liz Decker makes them feel ...

Saturday February 23, 2019 1:07 PM
Dudley Buck: The mysterious death of Cold War scientist, US secret spy  NEWS.com.au

Douglas Buck was only two years old when his father, a Cold War computing pioneer by the name of Dr Dudley Buck, suddenly died at the age of 32.

Wednesday February 20, 2019 4:00 PM
If you crush on blue-blooded British detectives, here’s a book for you  The Washington Post

Fiction readers who crush on blue-blooded British detectives will fall hard for Victorian-era sleuth Charles Lenox, if they haven't already. Lenox first appeared in ...

Wednesday September 19, 2018 7:00 AM
12 of 2018's Best Mystery Novels That Will Have You Guessing Until the End  POPSUGAR

If you can't get enough of Gillian Flynn and are always on the lookout for the next Gone Girl, then chances are that you're a thriller seeker. This year has.

Wednesday July 4, 2018 7:00 AM
22 fast-paced thrillers you’ll want to bring to the beach this summer  Business Insider

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.

Wednesday February 13, 2019 8:00 AM
Project Blue Book Episode 6 Review: Green Fireballs  Den of Geek US

Project Blue Book has dabbled with potential answers for what is behind the UFO mystery, but the latest episode suggests it may be aliens.

Friday February 22, 2019 5:50 PM
Devotion is Twitch’s hottest horror game  The Verge

The hottest horror game on Twitch is Red Candle's Devotion, a short exploration game on Steam where players delve into a family apartment in 1980s Taiwan.

Friday August 31, 2018 7:00 AM
Liz Talbot Mystery Book Series Optioned For TV By Bohemia Group Originals  Deadline

Bohemia Group Originals has optioned the seven novels in Susan M. Boyer's Liz Talbot mystery series to develop them for TV.

Friday December 21, 2018 8:00 AM
Best Crime Novels of 2018  The New York Times

Marilyn Stasio's picks from the year's mysteries — for the most original murder method, the toughest puzzle, the creepiest setting, even the loudest bang for the ...

Sunday February 24, 2019 3:40 AM
'Doom Patrol': Cyborg's New Origin Revealed  Comicbook.com

The DC Universe has steadily been expanding, exploring the weirder corners with the motley crew of the Doom Patrol.In the second episode of Doom Patrol, the ...

Thursday February 21, 2019 12:55 PM
Lizzie Cundy discusses her heartbreaking divorce from Jason Cundy  Daily Mail

Lizzie Cundy discussed her heartbreaking split from ex Jason Cundy as well as her secret romance with a mystery sports star, during an appearance on ...

Thursday February 21, 2019 5:18 PM
Rob Liefeld Teases New 'Major X' Series  Comicbook.com

Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld is making a bold return to the X-Men universe with his new series Major X, set to arrive this spring. At this point, there is plenty of ...

Friday February 22, 2019 12:15 PM
Child's Latest Takes A Trip Thru Jack Reacher's Unrecognizable America  The Federalist

Lee Child's latest Jack Reacher novel in the multiple best-selling series is only about 50 percent concerned with series main character Reacher. The rest of the ...

Friday February 22, 2019 6:33 PM
BOOKSHELF: Hantsport writer Bishop pens first novel  TheChronicleHerald.ca

Writing her first novel was not only a lot harder than Anne Bishop thought it would be, it was harder than any of the non-fiction books she wrote. “Non-fiction is a ...

Sunday February 3, 2019 8:00 AM
26 Brand New Thrillers That Will Give You Chills This Winter  POPSUGAR

For most of the country, the weather has officially started to get really, really cold, and your bookshelf is about to be full of just as many chills. Thanks.

Thursday February 21, 2019 2:12 PM
Jesus Christ was a WIZARD and Bible is a book of MAGIC, self-styled witches claim  Express.co.uk

JESUS Christ was nothing but a sorcerer and a magician and the Bible is a book of magic, a group of self-proclaimed Christian witches have claimed.

Thursday February 21, 2019 6:06 AM
Physicists Have Finally Solved a Fundamental Mystery Concerning The Insides of Atoms  ScienceAlert

Something about atoms has never added up. Fundamental particles called quarks get kind of sluggish once they're caught up in crowds of protons and neutrons ...

Tuesday October 9, 2018 7:00 AM
Joanne Fluke’s Books Are the Pastry-Themed Murder Mysteries You Need  Eater

Murder-as-entertainment was never my thing. Having spent a short chapter of my life working on a true-crime television show that resulted in daily calls to my ...

Monday December 24, 2018 8:00 AM
Crime fiction: The best mysteries and thrillers of 2018, part 1  The Seattle Times

Crime-fiction columnist Adam Woog shares his picks from 2018.

Monday December 10, 2018 8:00 AM
5 great books that should be on every mystery-lover’s gift list  The News & Observer

The Man Who Would be Sherlock, by Christopher Sandford. Thomas Dunne Books, 320 pages. Is there a Sherlockian on your holiday list? This is a wonderful, ...

Thursday February 21, 2019 9:08 PM
What did William Shakespeare look like?  USA TODAY

Early last year, doing research for a book, I started to spend more and more of each day thinking about that question. The thing is, it seems like we should know ...

Thursday January 3, 2019 8:00 AM
16 new books worth reading in 2019, including Nickolas Butler and a 'Fonz' murder mystery  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

New novels from Nickolas Butler and Nick Petrie plus a thriller about the Fonz are among 2019's new books with Wisconsin connections.

Saturday July 28, 2018 7:00 AM
The 25 best thriller books of the summer  New York Post

This summer's packed with suspense. Buckle up and enjoy a sensational ride. “The Speed of Sound (Speed of Sound Thrillers)” (Thomas & Mercer) by...

Friday December 14, 2018 8:00 AM
13 mystery books for the thrill-seeker on your list  CBC.ca

If you've got a mystery lover on your shopping list, check out these Canadian thrillers and crime novels from 2018.

Wednesday September 5, 2018 7:00 AM
11 Mystery Novels That Don't Open With A Dead Girl  Bustle

Readers love dead girls. I mean you, specifically, dear reader, may have no particular preference about the gender or age of any said human remains. But when ...

Thursday November 8, 2018 8:00 AM
Meet The Mystery Author Who Wants Readers To Draw On Her Book Covers  Forbes

While book lovers tend to frown on books being defaced in any way,mystery author Krista Davis doesn't just want you to read her Pen & Ink series—she wants ...

Friday August 10, 2018 7:00 AM
10 Essential Sexy Thrillers  Publishers Weekly

Laura Griffin, author of the intensely suspenseful novel 'Desperate Girls,' picks books by Mary Kubica, Lee Child, and more.

Friday December 14, 2018 2:56 PM
Best 2018 books  The Boston Globe

From fiction to mystery, sports and more, here are all the books you should check out from this year.

Saturday February 23, 2019 7:00 AM
Staging magic – a magical book exhibition at Senate House  IanVisits

Up high in the imposing Senate House in Bloomsbury, a magical exhibition of conjuring history has recently opened. The history of performing magic is often ...

Saturday February 23, 2019 1:26 PM
Harry Potter and The Cursed Child review: Melbourne show cast, tickets  NEWS.com.au

Harry Potter fans, it's time to apparate yourselves to Melbourne.

Friday February 22, 2019 8:46 PM
Did Charles Manson Have 4 More Victims? 'There's an Answer There Somewhere,' Says LAPD Detective  PEOPLE.com

In the early hours of Aug. 9, 1969, Charles Manson's cult followers entered the Los Angeles home of film director Roman Polanski and savagely stabbed his ...

Sunday August 26, 2018 7:00 AM
5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including a new Hercule Poirot mystery  USA TODAY

Look for a new Hercule Poirot-Agatha Christie mystery from Sophie Hannah and a Faye Kellerman thriller; plus more new books on sale Aug. 28.

Saturday February 23, 2019 3:00 PM
Photographer Graciela Iturbide: ‘I notice the pain as well as the beauty’  The Guardian

Iturbide's images of her native Mexico, exploring religion, ritual and unexpected surprises, are showcased in a new book and exhibition.

Monday May 21, 2018 7:00 AM
The 15 Most-Anticipated Thrillers & Mysteries Of Summer 2018, According To Goodreads  Bustle

Looking for something to spice up your summer reading list? I've got a list for you. The 15 mysteries and thrillers below are getting major hype on Goodreads this ...

Wednesday November 14, 2018 8:00 AM
New mystery book set in Lake Geneva | Resorter | lakegenevanews.net  Lake Geneva Regional News

Lake Geneva is the setting for the new murder mystery by author Judith Rolfs, of Fontana.

Tuesday July 10, 2018 7:00 AM
JK Rowling to deliver a new Robert Galbraith/Cormoran Strike mystery  USA TODAY

J.K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame also writes the best-selling Cormoran Strike mystery series as Robert Galbraith. 'Lethal White' arrives in September.

Tuesday March 6, 2018 8:00 AM
Dear Match Book: International Books of Mystery  The New York Times

Dear Match Book,. I am an avid reader of detective stories, and I am particularly interested in those with a strong sense of place. In my youth I loved reading ...

Friday October 5, 2018 7:00 AM
The Scene of the Crime: Four Mysteries in Ominous Locales  The New York Times

Marilyn Stasio's column takes readers to backwater towns in Minnesota and Oklahoma and the murky Victorian-era Thames. Also a not-very-sunny California.

Thursday February 21, 2019 10:05 AM
Are you one of the lucky Hemel residents to receive £200 from mystery millionaire?  Hemel Gazette

An amateur author is hoping to trace five Hemel residents who received mystery Christmas cards containing £200 – as he thinks he knows the identity of the ...