Category: cozy mystery



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sand Trapped by Joanna Campbell Slan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sand Trapped by Joanna Campbell Slan

Posted July 21, 2021 / 22 Comments

SAND TRAPPED SERIES: Cara Mia Delgatto Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Spot On Publishing RELEASE DATE: May 16, 2021 PAGES: 292 A Cozy Mystery That’s a Real Hit! First they warned Jocelyn Johnson. Then they ticketed Jocelyn Johnson. Then someone murdered Jocelyn Johnson. And Cara Mia Delgatto was looking […]


Book Review: Pint of No Return by Dana Mentink

Book Review: Pint of No Return by Dana Mentink

Posted July 19, 2021 / 16 Comments

PINT OF NO RETURN SERIES: Shake Shop Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Poisoned Pen Press RELEASE DATE: May 25, 2021 PAGES: 271 “The first shake shop mystery delivers all the delectable ingredients cozy mystery fans crave. This terrific series debut is certain to tempt the reading palates of fans […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Are Questions

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Are Questions

Posted July 13, 2021 / 29 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is Book Titles That Are Questions. A couple of months ago I thought it would be difficult finding book titles that are complete sentences, but it was actually pretty easy. Today’s theme, however, ended up being more difficult than I anticipated. Still fun […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Draw and Order by Cheryl Hollon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Draw and Order by Cheryl Hollon

Posted July 1, 2021 / 9 Comments

DRAW AND ORDER SERIES: A Paint and Shine Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: June 29, 2021 PAGES: 336 Appalachian artist and local guide Miranda Trent opens a new murder investigation after her Paint & Shine tour group discovers the remains of a missing hiker along an […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Framed and Frosted by Kim Davis

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Framed and Frosted by Kim Davis

Posted June 24, 2021 / 31 Comments

FRAMED AND FROSTED SERIES: Cupcake Catering Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Cinnamon & Sugar Press RELEASE DATE: June 22, 2021 PAGES: 323 Framed and Frosted, the third book in the Cupcake Catering Mystery series, finds cupcake caterer, Emory Martinez, working at a Laguna Beach society Fourth of July soiree, […]



Top Ten Tuesday: My Next Ten Reads

Top Ten Tuesday: My Next Ten Reads

Posted June 15, 2021 / 43 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is our Summer TBR lists but, since I’ve already talked about the books releasing this summer that I want to read, I decided instead to talk about my next ten reads for review on the blog. No romantic suspense on the list this […]


Book Review: On Skein of Death by Allie Pleiter

Book Review: On Skein of Death by Allie Pleiter

Posted June 13, 2021 / 26 Comments

ON SKEIN OF DEATH SERIES: A Riverbank Knitting Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: June 1, 2021 PAGES: 302 For Libby Beckett, opening her charming yarn shop, and introducing customers to the joys of knitting and crochet, is the work she was meant to do.  Until the […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Made Me Want to Read More

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Made Me Want to Read More

Posted June 8, 2021 / 33 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday list is all about books that made me want to read more books like them. Whether it’s books that share a genre, a time period, or an author, I finished the following novels & instantly wanted more of the same. affiliate links used more […]


Guest Post: Jeanette-Marie Mirich & You Promised Me Paris

Guest Post: Jeanette-Marie Mirich & You Promised Me Paris

Posted June 4, 2021 / 28 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Jeanette-Marie Mirich back to the blog today to share about the newest book in her D.B. Burns Mystery series, You Promised Me Paris! YOU PROMISED ME PARIS SERIES: D.B. Burns Mysteries #3 GENRE: Inspirational Mystery/Suspense PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: June 5, 2021 PAGES: […]






Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs

Posted May 11, 2021 / 13 Comments

Happy Tuesday, friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is books with nature on the cover so I couldn’t resist doing a cover love post that’s all about the dogs. From beautiful illustrated covers to cute photo covers, these books span a range of genres from contemporary to historical to […]