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The ‘Sharp Objects’ Trailer Will Totally Give You Chills, ‘Big Little Lies’ Style

While many continue to wait patiently for the return of Big Little Lies Season 2, there appears to be a new miniseries that could help to fill some of the void for your need of a crime mystery series. With its twisty plot line and seemingly deep-root…
By Nina Bradley

Blake Lively's New Movie Trailer Has 'Gone Girl' Vibes & Yes, It'll Creep You Out

Everyone should sleep with one eye open until the fall, because Blake Lively's new trailer for A Simple Favor has some serious Gone Girl vibes. Everything from the footage itself, to the way that it was released, have made it impossible to tell who's…
By Alexis Rhiannon

The Author Of 'Gone Girl' Is Writing A TV Show For Amazon & It Sounds SO Creepy

A cult hit in the U.K., Utopia is finally coming across the pond, thanks to a deal secured by Amazon. Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn will write the U.S. series, which will begin with a nine-episode first season. Another series, Sharp Objects, based o…
By Kristian Wilson

Why We Love To Read "Girl" Thrillers So Much

Are murder mysteries with the word "girl" in the title really as overwhelmingly popular as they seem, or are appearances deceiving? I asked a panel of experts on human behavior and forensics, and reached out to the nation's biggest libraries to find …
By Kristian Wilson

Paula Hawkins' New Book Is Coming Next Summer

Ever since The Girl on the Train took the world by storm in 2015, readers have clamored to know when Paula Hawkins' next book would hit store shelves. I'm pleased to announce that the wait is almost over, because Paula Hawkins' new book, Into the Wa…
By Kristian Wilson

11 Creepy Book Characters We Love Anyway

There are some book characters who are easy to love — like Elizabeth Bennet and Jane Eyre and Anne Shirley, all of whom possess an inner strength and passionate demeanor that endears them to readers from page one. But sometimes, readers find themselv…
By Julia Seales

16 Of The Sexiest Mystery Movies Ever

Mysteries and sex appeal go as well together at the movies as M&Ms and popcorn. (Just throw those two treats together and shake, trust me.) The film canon is well stocked with mystery movies and thrillers with a provocative streak. Going back to prol…
By Sage Young

Tove Lo's "Cool Girl" Is Your New Summer Anthem

Since it was released, Tove Lo's first album, Queen Of The Clouds, hasn't left my playlist. So now that her new single is finally here, it's time to get excited about sophomore album Lady Wood (great title) which is due in 2016. Tove Lo's "Cool Girl"…
By Amy Mackelden

11 Novels For People Who Only Read Thrillers

There's something about getting lost in a really great thriller that's unlike reading books of any other genre. Maybe it's the frantic pace of the books, always keeping you guessing until the very end. Maybe it's the missing people, the murders, and …
By Amy Sachs

7 Must-Read Books With "Girl" In The Title

You could say it all started with The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, but I think readers really started to be captivated by books with "girl" in the title when Gone Girl took hold of a global readership at once. Gillian Flynn's twisty, turning thriller…
By Caitlin White

Gender Bias In Publishing Is Real, Study Says

It's 2016, and women continue to fight for representation around the globe. A new study of Australian review pages reveals a distinct gender bias in the publishing industry. Researchers from the Australian National University and Monash University ex…
By Kristian Wilson

11 Books For 'Girl On The Train' Fans

One of the first buzzy books of 2015 was Paula Hawkins' The Girl on the Train. Even before it was out in stores, everyone seemed to know it would be the next big thing. It was called the next Gone Girl a million times over, but there was still the qu…
By Amy Sachs

7 Books That Will Turn You Off To Dating Forever

We all know that dating can be hard, especially dating after college. It can be perfect and amazing, or messy, awkward, and just, well, complicated. In college, there are people everywhere, but after you graduate, it gets harder and harder to meet pe…
By Amy Sachs

20 Books With Villain Protagonists

I must confess, I love books with villain protagonists. There's just something about having an evil — or, at least, not good — main character that I can really relate to. Because who doesn't get tired of reading about some Goody Two-Shoes Mary Sue ru…
By Kristian Wilson

8 Absolutely Shocking Plot Twists in Literature

This won't come as a surprise to anyone, but people love books with a crazy plot twist. Some authors thrill readers with twist after twist, while others wait until the final lines of their novels to shock readers. Either way, there's no better feelin…
By Catherine Kovach

10 Surprise Endings You Won't See Coming

There's not much that can beat the feeling of falling headfirst into a book full of twists, turns, and explosive plot points. It all builds up to a surprise ending, one that if the writer has done her or his job correctly, will shock you and make you…
By Alex Weiss

9 Books With Crazy Climaxes That'll Blow Your Mind

It’s often the best part of the story, the part that you slog through several hundred pages of agonizing anxiety or pastoral descriptions for. It’s usually the part of the book that you remember best, and it’s increasingly the one part of the book th…
By Crystal Paul

Is Emily Blunt's New Movie The Next 'Gone Girl'?

2016 is shaping up to be the year in which Emily Blunt completes her domination of Hollywood. Next year, Blunt will freeze out the competition as Charlize Theron's Ice Queen sister Freya in The Huntsman: Winter's War. Then she'll headline the big scr…
By Jefferson Grubbs

12 Best Contemporary True Crime And Thriller Books

I believe that people are intrigued by serial killer stories for the same reason they rubberneck at a train wreck. Fear brings out survival instincts in the lot of us, and we get the thrill of experience without having to face down the terror of its …
By Catherine Kovach

NYPL's Most Popular Books Of 2015

It's no surprise that most of the New York Public Library's most popular books in 2015 were written by women. After all, this year saw Harper Lee and Judy Blume return to the publishing world, while E.L. James and Stephenie Meyer released retellings …
By Kristian Wilson