Unusual Suspects

The Biggest Mysteries and Thrillers for the Rest of the Year

Hi mystery fans! Hope you’re ready for link clicking because I have a bunch of roundups, news, interesting things, and and a couple ebook deals!

From Book Riot And Around The Internet

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Cover Reveal and Excerpt: FOUR AUNTIES AND A WEDDING by Jesse Q. Sutanto!

All Over the Place: Mystery Series You Can Read Out of Order

8 High-Tech Mysteries for When Social Media Turns Deadly

How I Know the Mystery Genre Is Still Leaving Out Marginalized Voices

From the Desk of Zoe Washington is being adapted!

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Game, Set, Murder (?): Read the first excerpt from Liane Moriarty’s next blockbuster novel Apples Never Fall

The bestselling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night takes our literary survey

MGM Lands Rights To Lisa Taddeo’s ‘Animal’ With Plan B Producing

Megan Abbott on TODAY with Hoda & Jenna

Peek Ahead at the Biggest Mysteries and Thrillers for the Rest of the Year

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Intersectional Feminist Spy Fiction: A Conversation with Aya de Leon, Lauren Wilkinson, and Rosalie Knecht (ALSO they share upcoming work and I can’t wait!)

Pornsak Pichetshote on Chinatown Noir, Immigration Bans, and His New Comic Book Series, The Good Asian

Fall mysteries and thrillers we can’t wait to read

Here Are 24 Young Adult Mystery And Thriller Books You’ll Consume In One Sitting

Giveaway: Enter to Win a $100 Thriftbooks Gift Card!

Recent interests that may also interest you + my reading life

Reading: 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard; Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia; Battle Royal (Palace Insiders #1) by Lucy Parker
Streaming: The Chair on Netflix which is SO good, and very realistic if you know academia, with a great balance of real life and humor. Will continue to watch anything with Sandra Oh.
Laughing: Write me this book!
Helping: Romance For Haiti is collecting items that will be auctioned from 8/28-9/1 to help local nonprofits responding to the disaster relief after the earthquake. You can also follow #RomanceforHaiti on Twitter.
Upcoming:The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb is a riveting debut about a classical musician whose family heirloom violin is stolen on the eve of the most prestigious classical music competition in the world…

Kindle Deals

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A Prayer for Travelers by Ruchika Tomar

For fans of Courtney Summers’ Sadie who want a mystery told out of order, pick this one up for $6.99! (Review)

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The Vanishing Girl (Daphne and Velma #1) by Josephine Ruby

If you want something fun, here’s a new series, with the first two books on sale for $5.99, that stars Daphne and Velma from Scooby-Doo. (Review)

Browse all the books recommended in Unusual Suspects previous newsletters on this shelf. See upcoming 2021 releases. Check out this Unusual Suspects Pinterest board and get Tailored Book Recommendations!

Until next time, keep investigating! In the meantime, come talk books with me on Twitter, Instagram, Goodreads, and Litsy–you can find me under Jamie Canavés.

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