Welcome to the next chapter of Murder by the Book, Portland Oregon’s mystery bookstore.

Our brick and mortar store closed in April of 2013, but our website continues in abbreviated form. Rest assured that MBTB will continue to provide news, reviews, and information about things mysterious via our Facebook page and our blog. We are looking forward to continuing the sense of community that was created over the years at Murder by the Book and welcome your ideas and suggestions. It wouldn't be the same without you.

Our monthly newsletter and upcoming books list have been discontinued. Thank you to all of our loyal subscribers over the years.

Are you looking for ideas for what to read next?
 Check out MBTB's Book Blog

Best of 2018

Join our book group!

"The Other Reading Group" meets at 6:30 p.m. on
(usually) the 4th Tuesday of the month at
 the Belmont Branch of the Multnomah County Library,

Next meeting: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

March: Who Is Vera Kelly by Rosalie Knecht
April: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd? by Agatha Christie
May: The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett and The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
June: The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka (Lori's pick)
July: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
August: Jade Dragon Mountain by Elsa Hart

Our group discussions are led by Portland author Lori L. Lake and our monthly selections are chosen by Barbara Tom, one of MBTB's former owners.
For more information, contact jean@mbtb.com

A list of books already read by the reading group can be found here.

Information about our "Original Reading Group," held under the auspices of The Friends of Mystery, can be found here.

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