Staff Picks

Our Almost-Fall Reading List

At Sundance Books and Music, when the pumpkin spice starts flowing, it means that it's time for all things mystery and suspense! Pulse-boosting thrillers? Cozy mysteries? Dark academia? You don’t need to be a sleuth to find them at Sundance Books and Music.




Thriller & Suspense

With My Little Eye by Joshilyn Jackson

None of This Is True by Lisa Jewell

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

You Shouldn’t Have Come Here by Jeneva Rose

Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen

Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone by Benjamin Stevenson

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton


Cozy Mysteries

Shady Hollow by Juneau Black

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia Gray

The Appeal by Janice Hallett

Feel the Bern by Andrew Shaffer

A Song of Comfortable Chairs by Alexander McCall Smith

In the Company of Witches by Auralee Wallace


Dark Academia

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake

The Cloisters by Katy Hays

The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

The Latinist by Mark Prins

The Secret History by Donna Tartt