Dr. Seuss, though remembered primarily for his contributions to literature, had a history of publishing pieces containing anti-Semitism and racism,
Let’s face it, 2020 has been an exhausting year, and we are looking forward to curling up with a good spooky holiday-themed book by the tree. Whether you’re in the mood for a fluffy mystery or a Christmas thriller, here are some great suggestions to relax with during the holidays.
This week in true crime, we chat with author SE Moorhead about her true crime sci fi novel, Witness X.
‘Tis the season to be jumping out of bed with fright! If you like to read as much as we do, you will love these book recommendations to get in the spooky spirit. From short stories to non fictions, these books have it all!
If You Tell has been all over my book groups, I feel like every three posts, someone is talking about this book, the hype is REAL. While I love going in knowing nothing about popular thrillers, it tends to be the opposite case for true crime, but between a quick skim of the summary to see if I knew this case and the sheer number of folks talking about it, I had to read it.
For all of you true crime fans who are looking for some awesome crime fiction to read this summer, here are some incredible options from detective stories, to thrillers, to easy-going ice cream shop mysteries. Check out these books by black women writers!
In Jessica McDiarmid’s Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, voices are heard and stories are told by the families of many of the missing women and girls who have so often been treated as disposable by society, the media, and law enforcement.
We are so excited to announce our next book selection for our April book Club– The Phantom Prince: My Life with Ted Bundy by Elizabeth Kendall. The Phantom Prince explores Elizabeth’s relationship with Ted Bundy as his girlfriend. Elizabeth was a single mother when she met Ted, and she quickly fell for him as a kind caretaker and a law student in Seattle. She met Ted before his killing spree began, and Elizabeth suspected that Ted could be responsible for the deaths of so many young women in the area that all resembled herself in appearance.
These are the best true crime authors you need to check out if you love crime journalism, in no particular order.
Once you’ve exhausted Netflix’s true-crime catalog, look no further than one of these eerie reads.