Best Mystery & Thriller 2018 — Goodreads Choice Awards
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Looking for something to spice up your summer reading list? I've got a list for you. The 15 mysteries and thrillers b elow are getting major hype on Goodreads this summer, and any of them would make the perfect addition to your beach bookbag. Moviegoers spend their summers watching blockbuster action films , so why should readers stray far from that tried and true path? If you don't read many mystery or thriller novels, you're missing out on a lot of fun, page-turning action. Trust me, I used to think that I hated mysteries because they were predictable and poorly written, but then I started reading the infamous "Girl" books — Gone Girl , The Girl on the Train , Luckiest Girl Alive — and they changed my way of thinking about what constitutes good writing. Good writing is entertaining , folks, regardless of whether it has some larger message about the state of being human.
The one thing that unites all suspense novels is, of course, the tantalizing buildup of suspense. Here are the 50 best suspense books ever, from well-loved classics to exhilarating new titles. Perhaps the best-known murder mystery of all time, And Then There Were None absolutely epitomizes suspense. Ten strangers meet on an isolated British isle at the behest of their oddly absent hosts. Christie brilliantly immerses the reader in the fear and paranoia of the guests as they try to determine who among them is the killer… before their time runs out.
These reads are filled with twists and turns, secrets worth uncovering, and of course, some high-stakes tension. Author Lamar Giles has carved out a nice space for himself in the young adult mystery genre. About how moving to Stepon changed my life forever. Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention.
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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. If you're anything like me, summer weekends are marked by a lot of lounging — on the warm sand, cool grass, or a park bench under a shady tree. While my body is relaxed, I like to keep my mind active, which means I'll always have the latest mystery or thriller in hand and an icy-cold beverage in the other, of course. These fast-paced books are guaranteed to make the hours go by and make you wish there was more time in the day.
The Sunday Times has pulled together the best 50 crime and thriller novels of the past five years. Sansom, these are the books that have made our hearts race and our pulses jump. See the list online at www. We wanted to celebrate this fantastic selection of crime books and have collected them together here for you to enjoy. Heartstone by C.
Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, might be winding down, but that doesn't mean that you need to part ways with the gripping genre. Ranging from an unputdownable novel about the search for a missing child to a twisted Moroccan-set tale of female friendship gone awry, here are 13 page-turning psychological thrillers Gillian Flynn fans will tear through this season. Ready to stay up all night reading? This psychological thriller about an agoraphobic woman who witnesses a crime in a neighboring home is so good that it's earned a glowing endorsement from Gillian Flynn herself. Yes, the author of the best-selling novel Gone Girl and the blockbuster hit of the same name. A movie adaption of this unputdownable novel about the search to find a newborn who was stolen from his crib in the night starring Kerry Washington is already in the works, so you know it's a top shelf—worthy summer read. In the vein of Gone Girl and Girl on the Train , Jewell's thrilling novel delves into the mystery surrounding the disappearance of a seemingly perfect woman with a shocking secret.