BookTok: Three 5 Star Thriller Books

Here are some BookTok thriller recommendations that we rate a good 5 out of 5 stars!

Book Culture BookTok Recommendations Thriller & Mystery

Happy (almost) Halloween! These books on today’s edition of BookTok are guaranteed to warrant a 5 out of 5 stars on your satisfaction meter! Here you will find three great thriller/suspense recommendations to fulfill your spooky season bookshelf.

Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica


People every day are not just disappearing without a trace… A girl named Shelby is the first to vanish. Then, just days later a woman and her six-year-old daughter disappear at the same spot where Shelby was last seen. What happened to the community that was once so peaceful and safe?

The Maidens by Alex Michaelides


An enticing and irresistible premise. This read is dark, yet elegant. It will be hard to put this one down. This story follows Mariana, and she is sure professor Edward Fosca is a murderer. He is adored by everyone that he interacts with, especially the Maidens, a secret society of female students. Mariana, now a group therapist, had once attended the school. She quickly becomes obsessed with the Maidens’ secret society after one of their members is found murdered. She is sure that Edward did it, regardless of his suspicious motif. There is something deeply sinister about the Maidens, and Mariana is determined to find out.

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch


This book is personally one of the most mind-bending reads. This book will make you rethink everything about your life and is incredibly psychological and analytical. It begins with Jason, a physics professor surrounded by a loving wife and artistic son. He hopes to spend a quiet night with his family spent in front of their fireplace. But, when he goes to visit a friend at the local bar, his entire reality shatters. The ending is a work of art, and full of never-ending twists and turns.

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