Nordic Noir is crime fiction with dark, bleak backdrops set in Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark. Some well-known authors in this genre are Peter Høeg, Steig Larsson, Henning Mankell, and Jo Nesbø. Here are some highly regarded Nordic tales of murder and intrigue by less-familiar authors. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
Chosen by readers, the Goodreads Choice Awards highlight favorite books of 2020 in multiple categories. Read on to see this year's winners and nominees.
Decipher the clues along with these kid detectives to solve mysteries and save the day. Recommended by Samantha Matherne.
Immerse yourself in the varied and diverse cultures of Asia as you try to figure out whodunnit. This list features both historical and contemporary mysteries set in various countries throughout Asia. Recommended by Ashley Lee.
The Case of the Missing Marquess is the first in the series of middle grade fiction novels by Nancy Springer featuring intrepid sleuth, Enola Holmes. The film adaptation is now available on Netflix starring Millie Bobby Brown, Helena Bonham Carter, Henry Cavill, and Sam Claflin. You can check out the entire series from the library!
These stories take you into unusual libraries and bookstores. The list includes a mysterious time-defying library, a mobile bookshop, a library-turned-escape room, a historical Pack Horse Library, and more.
Mysteries and....cats? Whether it's a mystery-solving cat, a psychic who communicates with animals, or live peacocks on the lawn, these animal-centric cozy mysteries are sure to entertain!