Mystery

If the book review bloggers listed near the top are full, consider starting farther down.

 

 

Musings of a Starving Author

This blogger provides book reviews with sprinklings of culinary humor. Also included are musings about life and the overall craft of writing.


A Book Worm’s Perfect Apple

This blog is comprised of duo book reviewers who have an immense love for reading.


Tea and Writing

A NetGalley review, this blogger has reviewed over 400 books on Goodreads and counting. She uses a recipe review style on the books she reads, and she looks forward to more.


2429135The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Mikael Blomkvist, a once-respected financial journalist, watches his professional life rapidly crumble around him. Prospects appear bleak until an unexpected offer to resurrect his name is extended by an industry titan. The catch is that Blomkvist must research a mysterious disappearance that has remained unsolved for nearly four decades.


Read Susan Berry

Her profession as a lawyer gives her an eye for detail. She reviews and compares books, occasionally posting additional articles regarding them.


A Writer’s Desires

Lauren is a book reviewer and general literary article writer. Her favorite genres to review are fantasy, YA, paranormal romance, and historical fiction.


Ajoobacats Blog

This blog features succinct and frequent book reviews. Cats are also known to be discussed.


The Good Girl

The Good Girl

One night, Mia Dennett enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend, but when he doesn’t show up, she leaves with an enigmatic stranger. At first Colin Thatcher seems like a safe one-night stand, but following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia’s life.

 


Book, Line and Thinker

Aside from featuring the quote of the day and teasers for future content, this blog provides book reviews. Have a request for the next review? This blogger is open to them.


Em Does Book Reviews

If you sometimes like “bite-size” book reviews, this blog has them, along with an indie corner, TV reviews, and film reviews.


Bibliophibian Inc.

What reviews often before their release? This blogger has you covered. Also check out their regular round-ups and lists.


The Silkworm

The Silkworm

When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days—as he has done before—and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine’s disappearance.


G. Robert Frazier’s Adventures in Writing

Robert has an interesting mix of information about books, movies, screenwriting, and acting, including advice articles.


The Book Brief

This blogger goes to lengths to produce detailed book reviews that balance the positives and negatives. Commentary may be colored by road trips, wine, and cooking.


Fictionophile

As a former cataloging librarian, this blogger brings her book knowledge to her site. She writes fiction reviews and tries to promote debut fiction novelists.


Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

Just after midnight, a snowdrift stopped the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train was surprisingly full for the time of the year. But by the morning there was one passenger fewer. A passenger lay dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.

 


Caffeine and Books

This blog contains book reviews, book hauls, book tags…basically a lot of bookish things, all fueled by caffeine.


Psychochromatic Inception

This blog is about books (obviously), poetry, music, and ideas. It’s a nice chaos as she sees it. Join the discussion and see what happens.


Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

This blogger reviews LGBTQ fiction and non-fiction. They also offer author interviews and guest blogs, particularly showcasing stories from Douwn Unda (Australia and New Zealand).


One for the Money

One for the Money

Pestered by her close New Jersey family, Stephanie Plum offers to catch high-school crush Joe Morelli, cop turned bail jumper, for her cousin Vinnie’s company. She questions “working girls” to find the missing girlfriend of vicious prizefighter Benito Ramirez while Joe secretly watches her back.

 


Cup of Tea With That Book, Please

This blog features book reviews, news related to books, opinion posts, and of course, tea.


The Blue Page Special

Making every word count, this blogger layers in her foodie culture around book reviews. Even the page descriptions are tasty! Bon appetite.


A Wondrous Bookshelf

Outside of running a book club, this blogger tends to review books that she finds compelling and are worthy of conversation.


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Comprising the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand, the magazine in which they were first published, this volume won even more popularity for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Holmes is at the height of his powers in many of his most famous cases, including The Red-Headed League, The Speckled Band, and The Blue Carbuncle.

 


Bernie and Books

This blogger studied costumes but also is an avid reader who enjoys analyzing books via her reviews.


Alextheshadowgirl’s Blog

Using gifs and memes to bring humor to her reviews, she expands her reading to many different genres. She strives to make her reviews simple and clear and doesn’t mind if you call her a nerd.


Shh, I Am Reading

Visit for honest book reviews, giveaways, and book tours.


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. When a neighbor’s dog, Wellington, is killed. Christopher sets out to solve the murder.

 


Book Snacks

Analee hosts tidbits from a group of bloggers that combined provide an entertaining read for any book lover, sprinkled around her book reviews.


The Bibliofile

This blogger includes outside research to work as a compliment to her book reviews, expanding the view outside of just one source of input.


CravenWild

Hermione is a book blogger who reads widely. She has an academic background in classics, film, and theatre, so she has a strong grasp of story, good writing, and character.


The Shadow of the WindA Shadow of the Wind

In the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, Daniel, a book dealer’s son, mourns the loss of his mother and finds solace in a mysterious book. He then makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book the author has written. Daniel’s quest opens a door into one of Barcelona’s darkest secrets.


Mezzalilys Teen Book Reviews

This blogger capitalizes on her experience of youth to bring insight in her book reviews, particularly of the YA market.


A Line From a Book

These reviews tend to be short and to the point, crossing a wide variety of genres. She loves to discover new authors and hidden gems.


Redhead Uncorked

Not only does this blogger enjoy reading and book reviewing, but making tasty treats. A mix of fiction, cookbook, and recipe reviews will soon follow.


Daphne Du Maurier

Rebecca

In Monte Carlo, our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady’s maid, she can barely believe her luck. It is only when they arrive at his massive country estate that she realizes how large a shadow his late wife will cast over their lives.


So Many Books, So Little Time

This blogger lives her reading life out in the open, which brings honesty and life to the process.


The TLE Books

Not only does TLE review books, but they also have a newly introduced TLE 3 book club consisting of extended reviews.


The Book’s The Thing

Erika keeps all of her reviews categorized by genre and date. She is a voracious reader of fiction and loves to share her discoveries with others.


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Second Street Station

The first woman detective in Brooklyn, Mary Handley tries to prove herself in a man’s world while solving a high profile murder. Mary Handley is a not your typical late-nineteenth century lady. She finds herself at the murder scene of Charles Goodrich, the brother of a prominent alderman and former bookkeeper of Thomas Edison.

 


Coffee2Words

As an editor at heart, this blogger reads every story with care, even to mention proofreading type comments in her book reviews. Indie books are most commonly on the menu.


Lit World Interviews

With an emphasis on indie authors, LWI provides both book reviews and interviews from people in the writing/publishing industry. They enjoy helping to get the word out about the publications of such authors.


Jill Writes

Jill has compiled her book reviews, short stories, articles, and writing notes in one place on her blog, dipping into both fiction and non-fiction.


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Charlie, Presumed Dead

In Paris, family and friends gather to mourn the tragic passing of Charlie Price—young, handsome, charming, a world-traveler—who is presumed dead after an explosion. Authorities find only a bloodied jacket, ID’d as Charlie’s, but is he really dead? Two ex-girlfriends of Charlie’s go on a quest together to find out.


The Worn Bookmark

Maren posts book reviews and tags, and she participates in challenges and read-a-thons. A book store or library is her paradise.


Rhode Reader

This blog keeps reviews brief and concise while suggesting ideal readers for the books read.


You’re History!

On this blog, the writer reads and listens to books constantly, reviewing for You’re History, Amazon and Vine, Goodreads, and quite often, by authors’ requests. The writer also works at two local historic house museums, and other posts reflect those interests, particularly medieval and U.S. History.


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Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. But after a few days on the job, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest.

 


Interrobanged Books

Aside from being a writer, editor, and all-around wordsmith, H.E. Herbert also reviews books and posts them regularly.


Book In The Bag

BITB has a unique group of reviews to greater cover their material. They generally accept print copies by mail.


Overrated Sensibilities

This blogger is on a mission to read some of most timeless books of our generation, be it ones written years ago or just recently. Also included are groups of short stories and poetry.


The Beekeeper's Apprentice

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice

Long retired, Sherlock Holmes quietly pursues his study of honeybee behavior on the Sussex Downs. He never imagines he would encounter anyone whose intellect matched his own, much less an audacious teenage girl with a penchant for detection. Miss Mary Russell becomes Holmes’s pupil and quickly hones her talent for deduction, disguises and danger.


Chocolate Pages

The best things in the world are books, chocolate, and baking…or at least, so says this blogger. That sounds pretty good to the rest of us too.


Confessions of a Wordaholic

Not only does this blogger write book reviews, but she also promotes authors, particularly indie ones. Check out her website for many words and occasional giveaways.


Death By Tsundoku

Death by Tsundoku primarily features book reviews from all genres. However, there are a few themed post series as well. This includes series about critiquing writing, book clubs, and bookish event listicles.


Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones is the story of a family devastated by a gruesome murder–a murder recounted by the teenage victim. Upsetting, you say? Remarkably, first-time novelist Alice Sebold takes this difficult material and delivers a compelling and accomplished exploration of a fractured family’s need for peace and closure.

 


Kenchi Reads

Specializing in two things: book reviews and author interviews.


Reading Is My Superpower

Peek at Top Ten Tuesday and Favorites Friday but also frequent author interviews/giveaways in a style of review that stands out from the rest.


Read It Or Not Reviews

Along with book reviews, this blog has themed posts for different days of the week. For example, Monday: Enigmatic Riddles & Rhymes, Tuesday: Top Ten Tuesday list, Wednesday: A quote from literature, Thursday: Book Relevance, Friday: Book Review, and Saturday: Reading List.


X

X

Sue Grafton’s X: Perhaps her darkest and most chilling novel, it features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. Once again breaking the rules and establishing new paths, Grafton wastes little time identifying this sociopath. The test is whether Kinsey can prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim.


My Books Are Me

This blogger openly displays her bookshelf for all to see what she reads. She mostly does book reviews on that blog, although she occasionally discusses books on her Booktube channel.


Leggings Are Never Pants

Her opinions on nonbook-related subjects are usually not the most common, yet she does her best to make her reviews fair and still reflect her personal style/preferences.


Reader’s Handbook

All sorts of genres find homes here on this book review blog.


Murder HouseMurder House

The large house on the beach front in Bridgehampton has an infamous history. An elderly couple died in a fire that destroyed the building, but everyone in town knows that the fire was no accident, it was murder. The house was rebuilt, but the horror of the events that took place there still remains. And now two more dead bodies have been found.


A Literary Mind

As a self professed book geek, A Literary Mind is a nook of a place where its blogger can discuss all things books-related, be it bookish thoughts (such as her hatred for tiny fonts) to Challenges (She’s currently working her way through 4 different challenges).


26 Letters

This blogger aims for book reviews with style, a coherent review of the genre, story, language, depth of character, and overall response to a book, with reasons for her opinions. A book takes care and attention to write, and she believes a good review needs to take the same type of care and attention on a smaller scale.


Don Sloan

Don strives to provide thoughtful, even-handed reviews on all books submitted. In addition, his site provides a list of 25 free links to websites authors can submit their books to in an attempt to increase downloads during KDP Free days.


Believing the Lie

Believing the Lie

Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when he’s sent undercover to investigate a death at the request of the man’s wealthy uncle. The death has been ruled an accidental drowning, and nothing on the surface indicates otherwise. Lynley’s digging soon reveals that the Fairclough clan is awash in secrets, lies, and motives.

 


Cover to Cover

Along with book reviews, Liis offers guest posts and author interviews. In the works are giveaways in the future.


Creating Worlds with Words

This blogger offers book reviews as well as chapter critique exchanges. Occasionally, portions of her writing appear in the feed.


I’ve Read This

Anne reviews traditionally published, physical-copy books and includes cat themes in a lot of her posts. She also has experience in the publishing industry.


Sycamore Row

Sycamore Row

Seth Hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. Before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten will. It is an act that drags his adult children, his maid, and Jake into a conflict as riveting and dramatic as the murder trial that made Brigance one of Ford County’s most notorious citizens, just three years earlier. The second will raises many more questions than it answers.


Vrushali

Vrushali reads books like people eat food. As an aspiring writer, she enjoys examining the form of writing when she reviews books.


Cover to Cover Lit

This blog offers a plethora of features along with book reviews, including the weekly “Top Ten Tuesday,” “Waiting on Wednesday,” the monthly “Stacking the Shelves,” Book Tags, and Mind Spill discussions.


Book Room Reviews

This blog features book reviews, articles, product reviews, educational topics, and giveaways.


My Sister's GraveMy Sister’s Grave

Tracy Crosswhite has spent twenty years questioning the facts surrounding her sister’s murder. She doesn’t believe that Edmund House—a convicted rapist and the man condemned for Sarah’s murder—is the guilty party. As she searches for the real killer, she unearths dark, long-kept secrets.

 


Totally Addicted to Reading

This website features promotional posts, cover reveals, book tours, and author interviews.


Lovely Little Reviews xo

This blogger writes the best reviews possible to help authors get their work in front of readers.


1-800 Books

Janey provides book reviews, blog tours, cover reveals, and book blitzes.


 

20758175The Life We Bury

Thread by thread, Joe unravels the tapestry of Carl’s conviction. But as he and Lila dig deeper into the circumstances of the crime, the stakes grow higher.

 

 

 


David’s Book Blurg

David features book reviews, author spotlights, and author interviews from his home base in the UK.


Red Pillows

Spreading the joy of reading and talking about the journey into a new world.


MetaPhysicalPen

This blogger posts short stories, book excerpts, writing advice, and book reviews for different genres.


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The Dirt on Ninth Grave

In a small village in New York lives Jane Doe, a girl with no memory of who she is or where she came from. So when she is working at a diner and slowly begins to realize she can see dead people, she’s more than a little taken aback.

 

 


The Desert Bibliophile

Kay gives honest reviews that both showcase the pros and cons of every book that she reads/reviews with a twist of her own unique personality and humor. She also participates in regular posts within the blogosphere that often include mentions and throw backs to books she’s reviewed in the past.


Thebookshelfblog

Kelly’s blog features a review archive, latest posts, about me, and currently reading. Besides that, honest reviews and real enthusiasm for social interaction drives it forward.


Genuine Jenn

This blog features books for all ages, fiction and non-fiction.


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The Winter Girl

A scathing and exhilarating thriller that begins with a husband’s obsession with the seemingly vacant house next door. The Winter Girl is the psychological thriller done to absolute perfection.

 

 


Brown Books & Green Tea

Brown Books & Green Tea specializes in reading and reviewing multicultural literature. BB&GT fills a void, focusing on books by a wide range of writers from diverse backgrounds.


Dots Words and Whispers

This blog focuses on YA lit but has a strong commitment to review books from a variety of genres because part of their mission statement is that they believe reading broadens a person’s perspective on the world.


Get Kids to Read

GKtR features a renewed commitment to reviewing books that inspire readers.


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Shallow Graves

Breezy remembers leaving the party: the warm, wet grass under her feet, her cheek still stinging from a slap to her face. But when she wakes up, scared and pulling dirt from her mouth, a year has passed and she can’t explain how.

 

 


Insights Into Books

This blog discusses books that inspire people, and fiction certainly falls into that category. There, they believe that any book can be inspiring if read at the right time.


Yet Another Blogging Mummy

This blogger posts about parenting, lifestyle, food, and book reviews for children and adults.


Of Books and Pen

Although she has a serious addition to books and reading in general, she attempts to cure it with more reads. It’s wildly successful or unsuccessful, depending on how you look at it.


The Widow

The Widow

When the police started asking questions, Jean Taylor turned into a different woman. One who enabled her and her husband to carry on, when more bad things began to happen… But that woman’s husband died last week. And Jean doesn’t have to be her anymore.

 


The Coffee and Kindle

This blog instills honestly in every review, sprinkled with some humor.


Amidst the Pages

Imogene reviews almost any genre from both indie and traditionally published authors.


QueSarasera Book Reviews

This blog features honest reviews with social platform cross-promotion.  It’s also an active participant in blog tours as a tour host, cover reveals, and book blitzes.


On My Kindle

Seeking a clean and clear format, On My Kindle goes for a mobile friendly view of its book reviews.


The Irresponsible Reader

The idea here is to read about publishing news, books, and authors, plus anything else that seems to fit.


A Day in the (Reading) Life

The plan with this blog is to keep it focused on book reviews and reading, with the occasional foray into whatever strikes the author’s fancy.


Ajoobacats Blog

This blog features succinct and frequent book reviews. Cats are also known to be discussed.


The Book Return

All reviews are geared toward the Generation X, which includes modern books as well as ones from this blogger’s childhood.


Drink Coffee and Read Books

DCaRB is dedicated to book reviews, general book chat, recommendations, and more. The blog focuses mainly on Young Adult and Teen novels.


Write Through the Night

Joce offers regular author interviews in addition to book reviews, and keeps a book review index and an author interview index.


BookLove

This blogger reviews books in all genres and loves to share good books with others. She is a netgalley top reviewer with a top reviewer badge, several auto approvals, and over 250 reviews on her site alone.


Rambling Lisa’s Book Reviews

This blogger loves posting poetry as well as reviewing crime thrillers and all things creepy!


What Cathy Read Next

Book reviews of (mainly) literary fiction, historical fiction, and mystery/thriller. Other regular features include author Q&As, book extracts, cover reveals, and book related articles.


Bite Into Books

This blogger reads everything she can get her hands on and posts an honest review about it. On her blog, she also participates in memes, tags, and host giveaways.


 

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