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Thrillers: Pick Up the Unputdownable

The definition of a "thrill" is "a sudden rush of excitement," and so the thriller genre is one in which such rushes are a fundamental part of the reading experience. How writers go about creating these thrills is what makes each book unique, but the most successful employ a mix of suspense, fast pacing, and crazy plot twists that keep readers on the edge of their seats (or beds) the whole way through. "I couldn't put it down," is how most readers describe it when a writer employs these thrills just right. The following are books that will be chilling bones, tingling spines, and sending heartbeats racing this fall.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged thrillers