Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Provides a wealth of detail about books by breaking them down into many different literary elements, all of which are searchable. Search by title or author as well as by plot, main character, main adversary, setting and style. Find other titles that are similar to the one you originally searched for.
New York Times Books
Search for book reviews published in the New York Times since 1981, read articles about selected featured authors, and access best seller lists.
Mystery Readers Journal
Quarterly thematic mystery journal. Each issue contains articles, reviews, and author essays on a specific theme, as well as special columns, a calendar of events, and other mystery related material. Journals run an average of 80 pages. Fee to subscribe, but select articles from each issue are free to read online.