Category: cozy mystery

Top Ten Tuesday: Brought To You By The Number ONE

Top Ten Tuesday: Brought To You By The Number ONE

Posted July 8, 2024 / 18 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (a weekly blog link-up hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a throwback freebie, meaning we can either pick an earlier TTT topic we didn’t do or revisit a past TTT list that we did do. I decided to go back and […]


July 2024 New Releases

July 2024 New Releases

Posted July 1, 2024 / 3 Comments

The year is still flying by and taking the summer with it (which is fine by me because I’ve been ready for fall since May lol), and this being July 1st means it’s time to look at a new month of new releases! There are 80 titles on this list […]


June 2024 In Review

June 2024 In Review

Posted June 30, 2024 / 4 Comments

Hello, reading friends! When I said back in my May in Review post that the heat had hit Atlanta, I had no idea how much hotter it would get. Ugh. So over summer. Bring on fall! As usual, the end of the month means it’s time for my June 2024 […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Easier Dead Than Drawn by Bailee Abbott

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Easier Dead Than Drawn by Bailee Abbott

Posted June 29, 2024 / 8 Comments

EASIER DEAD THAN DRAWN by Bailee Abbott SERIES: Paint By Murder Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: May 7, 2024 PAGES: 277 The Paint by Murder Mystery Series continues! When the town council hires Chloe Abbington’s close friend, famous wall muralist […]





Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Lethal Lake Effect by Lorraine Bartlett

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Lethal Lake Effect by Lorraine Bartlett

Posted June 19, 2024 / 3 Comments

A LETHAL LAKE EFFECT by Lorraine Bartlett SERIES: Victoria Square Mysteries #9 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Moderate Cursing/Crude Language) PUBLISHER: Polaris Press RELEASE DATE: June 6, 2024 PAGES: 306 Things go awry for Katie Bonner when her former mother-in-law, Margo, throws a housewarming party at her lakeside rental and one of […]


Top Ten-ish Tuesday: My Summer Reading List 2024

Top Ten-ish Tuesday: My Summer Reading List 2024

Posted June 18, 2024 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is my summer reading list for 2024. Last year, I got inspiration for this post from the fantastic summer reading program that my local library system had when I was growing up in northern Illinois. Instead […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Clover Covered Corpse by Jackie Layton

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Clover Covered Corpse by Jackie Layton

Posted June 12, 2024 / 12 Comments

CLOVER COVERED CORPSE by Jackie Layton SERIES: Texas Flower Farmer Cozy Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2024 PAGES: 308 Emma Justice never imagines working at the farmers market on a normal Saturday morning will lead to her second murder investigation. When […]


June 2024 New Releases

June 2024 New Releases

Posted June 2, 2024 / 5 Comments

Here we are, already entering the halfway point of 2024 – isn’t that crazy?!? June’s beginning means it’s time to look at a new month of fantastic books! There are 100 titles on this list of June 2024 New Releases that are on my radar, and they comprise a range […]


May 2024 In Review

May 2024 In Review

Posted June 1, 2024 / 6 Comments

Hello, reading friends! Well, the heat has hit Atlanta and I saw my first blooming crape myrtle of the season so I guess summer is upon us! Before we look ahead to a new month, the end of the current month means it’s time for my May 2024 in Review […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Muffalettas and Murder by Jann Franklin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Muffalettas and Murder by Jann Franklin

Posted May 26, 2024 / 9 Comments

MUFFALETTAS AND MURDER by Jann Franklin SERIES: Small Town Girl Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Christian) PUBLISHER: Rougarou Press RELEASE DATE: January 30, 2023 PAGES: 238 Evangeline Delafose is finding Graisseville, Louisiana just as she remembered—boring and uneventful. Until her brother Nate asks her to help solve a murder. Follow […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Diva Goes Overboard by Krista Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Diva Goes Overboard by Krista Davis

Posted May 14, 2024 / 14 Comments

THE DIVA GOES OVERBOARD by Krista Davis SERIES: A Domestic Diva Mystery #17 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Kensington Cozies RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 319 For once, event planner Sophie Winston finds herself a guest at a lavish engagement party, but things go horrifyingly awry when the groom-to-be […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Resort to Murder by Annie McEwen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Resort to Murder by Annie McEwen

Posted May 11, 2024 / 12 Comments

RESORT TO MURDER by Annie McEwen SERIES: Northwoods Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 26, 2024 PAGES: 260 When Emmy Cooper’s life in Chicago is turned upside down, the young interior designer retreats to her family’s lake cottage resort in the beautiful Wisconsin […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cornbread, Ribs, and Murder by Proell & Whiteside

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Cornbread, Ribs, and Murder by Proell & Whiteside

Posted May 10, 2024 / 21 Comments

CORNBREAD, RIBS, AND MURDER by Joyce Proell & Brenda Whiteside SERIES: Chocolate Martini Sisters Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Independently Published RELEASE DATE: April 30, 2024 PAGES: 314 It’s a rib cookoff…with a recipe for murder. Nicole Earp and Emma Banefield are celebrating another birthday […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Escape Goat by Janna Rollins

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): An Escape Goat by Janna Rollins

Posted May 10, 2024 / 10 Comments

AN ESCAPE GOAT by Janna Rollins SERIES: An Zen Goat Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery (Clean, but see reviewer’s note) PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: March 12, 2024 PAGES: 267 After finding long-lost family through a DNA test, Callie heads to Bobwhite Hollow, New Hampshire, to meet a great-uncle […]