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Mystery, Murder, and Mayhem, Oh My...2!

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In today's episode Emma, Meghan and Kristin return to share the latest books they've been reading and listening to in the Mystery genre. Back by popular demand, they also provide a pretty amazing list of punny-named cozy mysteries that you're going to love. You can find links to sample and borrow all the books discussed from your library below or by visiting our Professional Book Nerds reading list.

Murder & Mystery Book Recommendations:

Melancholy Accidents by Peter Manseau

Don't You Cry by Mary Kubica

You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

A Killer Crop by Sheila Connolly

Wytches by Scott Snyder

Bram Stoker's Dracula adopted by Michael Burgan

We could be Beautiful by Swan Huntley

Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

The Vegetarian by Han Kang

The Girls by Emma Cline

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Upcoming Books we can't wait for

The Trespasser by Tana French

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

End of Watch by Stephen King

To The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

The Last Interview by David Bowie

Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

Pun-tastic Mystery Titles

Assault and Beret (Hat Shop Mystery Series) by Jenn McKinlay

Stick and Scones (Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery Series) by Diane Mott Davidson

Going, Going, Ganache (Cupcake Bakery Mystery Series) by Jenn McKinlay

Curried Away (Spice Shop Mystery Series) by Gail Oust

The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop Mystery Series) by Paige Shelton

Roast Mortem (Coffeehouse Mystery Series) by Cleo Coyle

The Good, The Bad and the Guacamole (Taste of Texas Series) by Rebecca Adler

We'll Always have Parrots (Meg Langslow Mystery Series) by Donna Andrews

Éclair and Present Danger (Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery) by Laura Bradford

Crepes of Wrath (Pancake House Mystery Series) by Sarah Fox

It's Your Party, Die if you Want To (Live and Di Dixie Mystery Series) by Vickie Fee

Shades of Earl Grey (Tea Shop Mystery Series) by Laura Childs

If You've Got It, Haunt It (Haunted Vintage Mystery Series) by Rose Pressey

If Books Could Kill (Bibliophile Mystery Series) by Kate Carlisle

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