Here we will provide videos on how to use NC Cardinal from home, search for books to create a book list to activate once libraries reopen. We will also give series searching help, new releases, and recommendations that we normally provide in person when w
With clever detectives, missing jewels, murderous women, daring spies, and more, mysteries and thrillers deliver page-turning delight with every twist and turn. To celebrate our favorite sleuths (and favorite villains), we followed the footsteps to find the top 100 most popular mysteries and thrillers on Goodreads.
"Stay calm and read on" might be our collective slogan for the coming months. Since we all might need some help with that, we asked Goodreads members on Twitter and Facebook to name the comforting reads they turn to when life is hard.
Their responses ranged from classic children's stories to comedic memoirs. Some readers swear by "anything romance." Others like a heavier read to remind themselves of human resilience. And a good number mentioned cozy mysteries as their genre of choice—it's in the name, after all. One surprise? Multiple mentions of books featuring cats (and none featuring dogs).
Here are some comforting titles that are vetted and approved by your fellow readers. We hope you find a cozy book or two to cuddle up with in the weeks ahead.