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What Thriller Should You Read Based on the American Girl Doll You Had as a Kid?

AmericanDoll_NovelSuspectsWith all the American Girl Doll memes going around and the nostalgic social media accounts and blog posts coming out about your favorite childhood doll, it’s hard to deny it. American Girl dolls are having a moment right now. And since you’re here, you’re probably one of the many people who loved these dolls growing up. Each and every American Girl Doll has their own personality, and what kind of doll you had as a kid said so much about who you were and what you valued.

But you know what? Here’s the thing: your American Girl Doll preferences as a kid probably still affect who you are today. From your personality to the people you surround yourself with to the stuff you like to do, your American Girl Doll preferences are more connected to every aspect of what makes you you. And yes, that extends to what books you like to read as well. So if you’re looking for a new mystery or thriller to read but not sure which one to pick up? You guessed it. It’s time to turn to your American Girl Doll.

So are you a Molly fan and more of a mystery novel enthusiast? Are you a Kirsten person who loves thrillers that get your heart racing? Let your American Girl tastes guide you to your next mystery thriller read.


Molly—The Woman in the Library 


Samantha—The Last Housewife 

Felicity—The Verifiers by Jane Pek

Josefina—The It Girl

Kirsten — Hokuloa Road


Addy—I Told You This Would Happen

Kit—The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

Emily Martin has a PhD in English from the University of Southern Mississippi. She’s a contributing editor at Book Riot and blogs/podcasts at Book Squad Goals.