2023 Paperback Bestsellers

2023 Paperback Bestsellers

  1. Murdle: Volume 1 by G. T. Karber
  2. The Sun and the Void  by Gabriela Romero Lacruz
  3. I Love It When You Lie by Kristen Bird
  4. Damascus Station by David McCloskey
  5. Against the Currant by Olivia Matthews
  6. Six Sweets Under by Sarah Fox
  7. The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
  8. The Scene of the Climb by Kate Dyer-Seeley
  9. Dairy, Dairy, Quite Contrary by Amy Lillard
  10. Them Bones by Carolyn Haines
  11. Finlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano
  12. Murder with Earl Grey Tea by Karen Rose Smith
  13. Murder in the Book Lover's Loft by Ellery Adams
  14. Murder at a Cape Bookstore by Maddie Day
  15. The Broken Spine by Dorothy St. James
  16. Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
  17. Al Dente's Inferno by Stephanie Cole
  18. Steeped in Secrets by Lauren Elliott
  19. The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood
  20. Thus Was Adonis Murdered by Sarah Caudwell
Murdle: Volume 1: 100 Elementary to Impossible Mysteries to Solve Using Logic, Skill, and the Power of Deduction By G. T. Karber Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250892317
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 13th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER The Worldwide Puzzle Phenomenon One of The Washington Post's 10 great gifts for book-lovers"Clever, satisfying and utterly addictive." —Janice Hallett, bestselling author of The Appeal

The Sun and the Void (The Warring Gods #1) By Gabriela Romero Lacruz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316336543
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Published: Orbit - July 25th, 2023

"Evocative and captivating.

I Love It When You Lie: A Suspense Novel By Kristen Bird Cover Image
ISBN: 9780778333432
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Published: Mira Books - March 14th, 2023

"Irresistible and compulsive, this book is packed full of surprises."
--Samantha Downing, internationally bestselling author of My Lovely Wife

The Williams women don't just keep secrets...

They bury them.

Damascus Station: A Novel By David McCloskey Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324036135
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 25th, 2022

Finalist for the 2022 ITW Thriller Award for Best First Novel

"Damascus Station is simply marvelous storytelling.…[A] stand-out thriller and essential reading for fans of the genre." —Financial Times

Against the Currant: A Spice Isle Bakery Mystery (Spice Isle Bakery Mysteries #1) By Olivia Matthews Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250839046
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - January 24th, 2023

In Olivia Matthews's Against the Currant, the first Spice Isle Bakery Mystery, investigating a murder was never supposed to be on the menu…

Six Sweets Under (A True Confections Mystery #1) By Sarah Fox Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593546611
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Published: Berkley - February 7th, 2023

In a cute new culinary cozy from USA Today bestselling author Sarah Fox, budding chocolatier Becca Ransom must solve a murder before she meets a sticky end.

The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery #1) By Richard Osman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984880987
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

A New York Times bestseller | Soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment

“Witty, endearing and greatly entertaining.” —Wall Street Journal

Scene of the Climb (A Pacific Northwest Mystery #1) By Kate Dyer-Seeley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780758295316
Published: Kensington - June 3rd, 2014

Portland, Oregon, is the perfect fit for someone like Meg Reed. It's a city with a small town feel, where she can crash on the couch of her best friend Jill, now that she's graduated from journalism school. . .

Dairy, Dairy, Quite Contrary (A Sunflower Café Mystery #1) By Amy Lillard Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496733450
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Published: Kensington - June 28th, 2022

In a charming new cozy mystery series from USA Today bestselling author Amy Lillard, twenty-something advice columnist Sissy is ready for a fresh start in the small town of Yoder, Kansas – along with her loyal Yorkie, Duke. She’s planning to help out at her aunt’s Sunflower Café, but little does she know her new duties will soon include solving a murder!

Them Bones: A Mystery from the Mississippi Delta (Sarah Booth Delaney #1) By Carolyn Haines Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780553581713
Published: Bantam - November 2nd, 1999

Meet Sarah Booth Delaney, an unconventional Southern belle whose knack for uncovering the truth is about to make her the hottest detective in Zinnia, Mississippi . . . if it doesn't make her the deadest.

Finlay Donovan Is Killing It: A Novel (The Finlay Donovan Series #1) By Elle Cosimano Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250830449
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Published: Minotaur Books - January 4th, 2022

"Getting the job done" for one single mom takes on a whole new meaning in Finlay Donovan is Killing It.

A USA Today bestseller!
One of Suspense Magazine's "Best Thrillers of 2021"
One of New York Public Library's Best Books of 2021
Nominated for the Left Coast Crime 2022 Lefty Award for the Best Humorous Mystery

Murder with Earl Grey Tea (A Daisy's Tea Garden Mystery #9) By Karen Rose Smith Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496738462
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Published: Kensington Cozies - May 23rd, 2023

At Daisy’s Tea Garden in Pennsylvania’s Amish country, the tea of the month is Earl Grey to warm those late February days—but cold-blooded murder casts a deadly chill . . .

Murder in the Book Lover’s Loft (A Book Retreat Mystery #9) By Ellery Adams Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496729507
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Published: Kensington Cozies - July 25th, 2023

For bibliophiles who love Rita Mae Brown and Alexander McCall Smith, New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams is sure to delight with her newest novel set at Virginia’s book-themed resort, Storyton Hall.

Murder at a Cape Bookstore (A Cozy Capers Book Group Mystery #5) By Maddie Day Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496740557
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Published: Kensington Cozies - August 22nd, 2023

In Agatha Award and Macavity Award-winning author Maddie Day’s fifth cozy Capers Book Club Mystery, it’s mud season in Cape Cod, and when an ill wind blows in a murder with a twist in the tale, bicycle shop owner Mackenzie “Mac” Almeida and her crime-solving book group are ready to leaf through the clues . . .

The Broken Spine (A Beloved Bookroom Mystery #1) By Dorothy St. James Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593098585
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Published: Berkley - August 3rd, 2021

When small-town assistant librarian Tru Beckett sets up a secret book room in her newly modernized library, she discovers that protecting the printed word is harder than she’d ever imagined. In fact, it’s murder.

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Ninth House (Ninth House Series #1) By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250751362
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 20th, 2020

"The best fantasy novel I’ve read in years, because it’s about real people... Impossible to put down." —Stephen King

The smash New York Times bestseller from Leigh Bardugo, a mesmerizing tale of power, privilege, and dark magic set among the Ivy League elite.

Goodreads Choice Award Winner
Locus Finalist

Al Dente's Inferno (A Tuscan Cooking School Mystery #1) By Stephanie Cole Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593097793
Published: Berkley - February 25th, 2020

An American chef will have to serve up more than good eats if she wants to establish a successful farm-to-table cooking school in Tuscany, in this charming first installment in a new cozy mystery series set in Italy. 

Steeped in Secrets: A Magical Mystery (A Crystals & CuriosiTEAS Mystery #1) By Lauren Elliott Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496739063
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Published: Kensington Cozies - October 24th, 2023

From the USA Today bestselling author of the Beyond the Page Bookstore Mysteries comes the first in a new series featuring an intuitive gemologist and owner of a New Age tea and crystals shop in beautiful coastal California’s Monterey Peninsula.

The Marlow Murder Club: A Novel By Robert Thorogood Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728250519
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Published: Poisoned Pen Press - May 3rd, 2022


"An absolute joy to read. Funny, entertaining, and beautifully written." —B. A. Paris, New York Times bestselling author

A delightfully clever new mystery from creator of BBC One's hilarious murder mystery series Death in Paradise

Thus Was Adonis Murdered: A Novel By Sarah Caudwell Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593598733
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Published: Bantam - April 4th, 2023

A young woman accused of murder while on holiday in Venice enlists a friend to come help her—but once they begin unraveling clues, there’s no telling what else will come to light.
“Sarah Caudwell is one of my very favorite mystery writers.”—A. J. Finn, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window