Finding a great book for Book Club can be harder than it sounds.
What makes a great mystery or thriller novel for a book club? Simple, it's a great read with plenty to talk about.
These are our absolute favorite novels for book clubs, both old and new. Many of the recommendations are actual book club picks from the Crime & Beyond Book Club in Denver, CO. Others are from book clubs in California and Ohio. Still others our from our resident reference librarian. Click on the links by the covers to see reviews.
And if your are looking for fun theme ideas when it's your turn to host, Kerry Hammond has you covered.
We'll be updating this page with our favorites, so come on back. If you have a book club mystery or thriller novel to recommend to us, do tell in the comments.
Page turner with characters battling ethical issues.
Engrossing page turner, with plenty of room to talk about dating and moving on issues.
Funny, contemporary and full of life.
Sometimes publishers give Mystery Playground copies of books to review. It does not guarantee a positive review or any review at all. If we don't like a book, we tend not to review it. If we did get a book from a publisher, we note it in the review.