Episode 108

For today’s episode I got to sit down with Chelsea Hoffman and Yolanda Skeete, founders of Thrillers by the Book Club. I can tell you from personal experience that both of these women are sweet and kind in real life, but they have an affinity for, as Chelsea calls it, murder-y books. They found each other online and formed a book club, which has morphed into a real-life book group with 27 chapters around the world. I asked them to join me for a Thriller-Palooza, because I wanted the lowdown on the best of the best in the world of thrillers, and holy moly, did these ladies ever deliver.

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Host: Julie Strauss

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Discussed in this episode:

Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

Ivy + Bean by Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall

Dork Diaries by Rachel Ren Russell

The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene

The Hardy Boys by Franklin W. Dixon

Verity by Colleen Hoover

Hidden Pictures by Jason Rekulak

The Push by Ashley Audrain

His and Hers by Alice Feeney

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

This Might Hurt by Stephanie Wrobel

The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

Midwinter Murder by Agatha Christie

Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney

Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney

In My Dreams I Hold a Knife by Ashley Winstead

The Last Housewife by Ashley Winstead

The Mary Shelley Club by Goldy Moldavsky

I Know Everything by Matthew Farrell

Find Me by Anne Frasier

Nothing Important Happened Today by Will Carver

Who is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews

The Chain by Adrian McKinty

The Island by Adrian McKinty

The Damage by Caitlin Wahrer

Blood Will Tell by Heather Chavez

No Bad Deed by Heather Chavez

Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six by Lisa Unger (releases Nov 8, 2022)

Last Girl Ghosted by Lisa Unger

The It Girl by Ruth Ware

Run Time by Catherine Ryan Howard

The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard

My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

Don’t Fear the Reaper by Stephen Graham Jones (sequel to “My Heart is a Chainsaw;” releases Feb 7, 2023)

Just the Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica (releases Jan. 10, 2023)

The Return by Rachel Harrison

Such Sharp Teeth by Rachel Harrison (releases Oct 4, 2022)

How to Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix (releases Jan. 17, 2023)

The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

The Maid by Nita Prose

Frightmares by Eva V. Gibson

The Counselors by Jessica Goodman

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

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