book reviews

Book reviews for true crime junkies; probe the minds of murderers with our collection of novels, memoirs, biographies, criminal psychology and forensic science books.

Kioko Leoniaa month ago
Top 10 Must-Read Detective Crime Novels
"Just one more chapter, then I'll go to sleep, I promise..." Anybody who loves reading will be familiar with this phrase. Then you find yourself up into the latest hours of the night because you said ...
Cato Conroya month ago
Most Anticipated Mystery Novels of 2018
Speaking as a writer, there's something both respectable and awe-striking about the kind of author who can write a book that people look forward to reading. It's doubly true when it comes to crime, th...
Jesse Kinney2 months ago
Best True Crime Books of 2018
Are the best Criminal Minds episodes on repeat just not cutting it anymore? Have you already finished Mindhunter and all TV shows similar to Mindhunter? I know the feeling. I don't know what it is, bu...
Buddy Brown2 months ago
Must Read Murder Mystery Novels
If there's one genre of thriller that is as old as time, it's the classic murder mystery "whodunit" novels. It's easy to see why. There's just something absolutely gripping about trying to figure who ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
Top Classic True Crime Books You Must Read
True crime will always be one of the most popular genres to involve real history. It's dramatic, morbid, extreme, and always manages to show sides of humanity that we don't always see. This genre also...
Mackenzie Kennedy2 months ago
Best Female Crime Thriller Writers to Read Right Now
A good murder mystery is always exciting, isn't it? Whether it be captivating novels, mystery podcasts, or films, the genre always keeps us coming back for more. When most people think of crime thrill...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
Top 15 Best Selling Criminal Psychology Books
When most people read about murderers, rapists, and school shooters in the newspaper, it's hard to imagine them as people. It's hard to imagine that someone who could have been your neighbor do things...
Madeline Zenk2 months ago
10 Non-Fiction Crime Novels That You Must Read If You Are Obsessed with Serial Killers
Our fascination with murder and serial killers has existed for years. With the evolution and popularity of true crime stories in film and television, there's the books to go with it. These non-fiction...
Jesse Kinney2 months ago
Top 12 Must-Read True Crime Memoirs
The world has always been fascinated with crime. From Al Capone during the prohibition era to Ted Bundy, we as a people are so interested in anything crime-related. Serial killers have become an immen...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
Best Selling Forensic Psychology Books
For most people, there's something very unsettling about reading stories of infamous serial killers, gang members, and murderers. It's the reason why so many true crime books are addictive and why peo...
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Emily Anhalt5 months ago
5 Best Fictional Crime Novels
As an avid fan of true crime novels, I am always on the lookout for fiction books that are just as intense. These are the top five that I have read in 2017. No specific order, but I highly recommend e...
Joseph Farley6 months ago
The Best True Crime Books of 2017
Captivating true crime books will always find an audience because they often tell stories so human it could be us, or somebody we know. True crime has mass appeal in any medium, just flip through the ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart7 months ago
Creepiest Books About Serial Killers
Serial killers are as close to real-life bogeymen as you can get. They commit heinous crimes that make them among the most notorious criminals out there. Most people who knew them never would guess th...
Jacqueline Hanikeh7 months ago
Best Mystery Novels to Keep You up at Night
Even if you're not a bookworm, people love a good mystery novel. All you want to know is what happens next, but every single chapter is just a brand new cliffhanger and this literally makes us go to t...
Bill Shaffir7 months ago
True Crime Books Fans Of 'Serial' Should Read
If you devoured every episode of the podcast Serial, it's safe to say you're a true crime junkie. While you desperately wait for another season of the wildly successful podcast to be released, hold yo...
Skunk Uzeki7 months ago
Must Read Books That Were Written in Prison
Being in prison means that you're facing the same four walls for months, years, or even the rest of your life. Being stuck in one place without being able to hold a job, see your family, or watch TV o...
George Herman8 months ago
Best Books About American Prisons to Make You Rethink the System
Stories oftentimes capture our hearts by portraying themes that teach us deep fundamentals about either human or spiritual capacities. These details can range anywhere from the simple and mundane, to ...
Eric Green8 months ago
Mindblowing Books For Anyone Who’s Slightly Obsessed With True Crime
You are on a true crime binge. No further investigation needed: there is hard evidence for that. You found your way here, after all. Now, you are in search for your next kill, your next victim. A new ...