Plano Reads: Mysteries

This month for our Mystery Book Club, it’s What Are You Reading? style, and we have some recommendations.

Join a live, virtual discussion of this month’s theme: What Mystery Are You Reading Now? on Thursday, July 16 at 7 p.m. Register here.

Two of our Librarians who lead the Mystery Book Club, Emery and Peter, have put together a list of what they’re currently reading and mysteries they recommend.

Use our online catalog to search for titles you are interested in and place a request for curb-side pick-up; otherwise, use our eBook and eAudiobook collection via Overdrive and the Libby app.

From Emery

For our July meeting, I’m reading Limetown by Cote Smith and I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara (the audiobook). Here are some others I’d recommend:

Missoula by John Krakauer (eBook | eAudiobook)
Lock Every Door by Riley Sager (eBook | eAudiobook)
The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley (eBook | eAudiobook)
The Whisper Man by Alex North (eBook | eAudiobook)
Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink (eBook | eAudiobook)
My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing (eBook)
The Hiding Place by C.J. Tudor (eBook | eAudiobook)
Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes (eBook)
The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware (eBook | eAudiobook)
Are You Sleeping? By Kathleen Barber (Print)
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn (eBook | eAudiobook)


From Peter

The book I’m reading for the upcoming Mystery Book Club is an older Dick Francis book from the 80s. For a more relevant list of fresher titles to promote, I suggest the following:

Miracle Creek by Angie Kim (which is our title for August, eBook | eAudiobook)
A Better Man by Louise Penny (eBook | eAudiobook)
Last Widow by Karin Slaughter (eBook | eAudiobook)
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides (eBook | eAudiobook)
The Outsider by Stephen King (which our group read last year, eBook | eAudiobook)

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