Adult Book Lists: Cozy Mysteries Involving Bookstores, Libraries, and Other "Bookish" Themes

[Printable book list]

Kathy Aarons / MYS AARONS
Chocolate Covered Mystery Series
Death is Like a Box of Chocolates
Truffled to Death
Behind Chocolate Bars

Victoria Abbott / MYS ABBOTT
Book Collector Mystery Series
The Christie Curse
The Sayers Swindle
The Wolfe Widow
The Marsh Madness
The Hammett Hex

Ellery Adams / MYS ADAMS
Book Retreat Mystery Series
Murder in the Mystery Suite (Also available in large print)
Murder in the Paperback Parlor
Murder in the Secret Garden

Lorna Barrett / MYS BARRETT
Booktown Mystery Series
Murder is Binding
Bookmarked for Death
Bookplate Special
Chapter and Hearse
Sentenced to Death
Murder on the Half Shelf (Also available in large print)
Not the Killing Type
Book Clubbed
A Fatal Chapter (Also available in large print)
Title Wave

Ali Brandon / MYS BRANDON
Black Cat Bookshop Mystery Series
Double Booked for Death
A Novel Way to Die
Words with Fiends
Literally Murder
Plot Boiler

Kate Carlisle / MYS CARLISLE
Bibliophile Mystery Series
Homicide in Hardcover
If Books Could Kill
The Lies That Bind
Murder Under Cover
One Book in the Grave (Also available in large print)
Peril in Paperback
A Cookbook Conspiracy
The Book Stops Here
Ripped from the Pages (Also available in large print)
Books of a Feather (Also available in large print)

Erika Chase / MYS CHASE
Ashton Corners Book Club Series
A Killer Read (Also available in large print)
Read and Buried
Book Fair and Foul
Law and Author

Alex Erickson / MYS ERICKSON
Bookstore Café' Mystery Series
Death by Tea
Death by Pumpkin Spice

Amanda Flower / MYS FLOWER
Magical Bookshop Mystery Series
Crime and Poetry

Eva Gates / MYS GATES
Lighthouse Library Mystery Series
By Book or by Crook
Booked for Trouble
Reading up a Storm

Charlaine Harris / MYS HARRIS
Aurora Teagarden, Librarian Series
Real Murders (Also available in large print and DVD)
A Bone to Pick
Three Bedrooms, Two Baths, One Very Dead Corpse (Also available in ebook)
The Julius House (Also available in large print)
Dead Over Heels
A Fool and His Honey
Last Scene Alive
Poppy Done to Death
All the Little Liars (Also available in large print and ebook)

Carolyn Hart / MYS HART
Death on Demand Bookstore Series
Death on Demand
Design for Murder
Something Wicked (Also available in large print)
Honeymoon with Murder (Also available in large print)
A Little Class on Murder
Deadly Valentine
The Christie Caper
Southern Ghost
Mint Julep Murder
Yankee Doodle Dead
White Elephant Dead
Sugarplum Dead
April Fool Dead
Engaged to Die
Murder Walks the Plank
Death of the Party (Also available in large print)
Dead Days of Summer
Death Walked In
Dare to Die
Laughed 'til He Died (Also available in large print)
Dead by Midnight (Also available in large print)
Death Comes Silently
Dead, White, and Blue (Also available in large print)
Death at the Door (Also available in large print)
Don't Go Home (Also available in large print)

Joan Hess / MYS HESS
Claire Malloy Mystery Series
Strangled Prose
Dear Miss Demeanor
A Diet to Die For
Roll Over and Play Dead
Death by the Light of the Moon
Poisoned Pins
Tickled to Death
Busy Bodies
A Holly Jolly Murder
A Conventional Corpse
Out on a Limb
The Goodbye Body
Damsels in Distress
Mummy Dearest
Deader Homes and Gardens
Murder as a Second Language (Also available in audiobook)
Pride v. Prejudice

Miranda James / MYS JAMES
Cat in the Stacks Mystery Series
Murder Past Due
Classified as Murder
File M for Murder
Out of Circulation
The Silence of the Library
Arsenic and Old Books (Also available in large print)
No Cats Allowed (Also available in large print)

Maggie King / MYS KING
Book Group Mystery Series
Murder at the Book Group (Also available in large print)

Allison Kingsley / MYS KINGSLEY
Raven's Nest Bookstore Mystery Series
Mind Over Murder
A Sinister Sense
Extra Sensory Deception

Mary Lou Kirwin / MYS KIRWIN
Karen Nash Series
Killer Librarian
Death Overdue

Kylie Logan / MYS LOGAN
League of Literary Ladies Mystery Series
Mayhem at the Orient Express
The Legend of Sleepy Harlow
And Then There Were Nuns

Jenn McKinlay / MYS MCKINALY
Library Lover's Mystery Series
Books Can Be Deceiving
Due or Die
Book, Line, and Sinker (Also available in large print)
Read It and Weep
On Borrowed Time
A Likely Story

Paige Shelton / MYS SHELTON
Scottish Bookshop Mystery Series
The Cracked Spine