July's Hottest Mysteries & Thrillers

Posted by Cybil on July 10, 2017
This July, readers are clamoring for a good thriller. A quick glance at the month's most popular books shows that the mystery & thriller genre is dominating both what you're reading…and what you want to read.

Here are this month's eight hottest new mysteries and thrillers according to Goodreads' readers. For this list, we looked at the data including both early reader reviews and the new releases most added to Want to Read lists.

From Rachel Caine's Stillhouse Lake (this first book in a new series has a 4.13 reader rating and has been added 29,500 times to Want to Read shelves), to the followup to B.A. Paris' Behind Closed Doors, The Breakdown (with a 4.10 average rating and 38,000 adds to Want to Read lists), you'll find a twisty tale great for the beach or for reading far past your bedtime.

Add your favorite suggestions to your Want to Read list. And tell us what mysteries and thrillers you'd recommend this month.

Final Girls
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The Breakdown
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The Late Show
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Stillhouse Lake
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Fierce Kingdom
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My Sister's Bones
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The Secrets She Keeps
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Watch Me Disappear
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Share your mystery and thriller recommendations in the comments! And read our exclusive interviews with B.A. Paris and Michael Connelly on their new novels.

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message 1: by Superbambi (new)

Superbambi Damn it, Goodreads. Now I have eight new books to read at some point. Why must you do this to me? XD


message 2: by Kris (new)

Kris Better than all that is the new John Rain book "Zero Sum" by Barry Eisler.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


message 3: by James (new)

James Superbambi wrote: "Damn it, Goodreads. Now I have eight new books to read at some point. Why must you do this to me? XD"

I know - very painful!


message 4: by S. Umar (new)

S. Umar Superbambi wrote: "Damn it, Goodreads. Now I have eight new books to read at some point. Why must you do this to me? XD"

Dude, exactly! XD


message 5: by Zachary (new)

Zachary Sell I'm excited for final girls


message 6: by Zuky (new)

Zuky the BookBum Very confused as to how The Breakdown keeps appearing on these "best of" lists! It was such a cliche let-down... BUT I definitely recommend Fierce Kingdom and My Sister's Bones!!


message 7: by Linda (new)

Linda Zuky wrote: "Very confused as to how The Breakdown keeps appearing on these "best of" lists! It was such a cliche let-down... BUT I definitely recommend Fierce Kingdom and My Sister's Bones!!"

Definitely agree with you about The Breakdown!


message 8: by Zuky (new)

Zuky the BookBum Linda wrote: "Zuky wrote: "Very confused as to how The Breakdown keeps appearing on these "best of" lists! It was such a cliche let-down... BUT I definitely recommend Fierce Kingdom and My Sister's Bones!!"

Def..."


Phew, I had a suspicion this was going to be an angry reply!! I'm glad someone agrees! :-)


message 9: by Katherine (last edited Jul 11, 2017 09:23AM) (new)


message 10: by Mandy (new)

Mandy Nelson Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane
A definite must read!


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