Category: cozy mystery

Cover Reveal: Murder is No Picnic by Amy Pershing

Cover Reveal: Murder is No Picnic by Amy Pershing

Posted April 7, 2022 / 2 Comments

I’m so excited today to bring you the cover reveal for Murder is No Picnic by Amy Pershing, releasing June 2022 from Berkley! SERIES: A Cape Cod Foodie Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: June 7, 2022 The Fourth of July is coming, and for professional food […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Snowed Under Murder by Kathryn Long

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Snowed Under Murder by Kathryn Long

Posted March 25, 2022 / 4 Comments

SNOWED UNDER MURDER by Kathryn Long SERIES: Sierra Pines B&B Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Camel Press RELEASE DATE: March 8, 2022 PAGES: 224 The holiday season has arrived when all should be merry in Sierra Pines. A plea from her mother pushes Ali to offer her annoying cousin, […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles With Adjectives

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles With Adjectives

Posted March 22, 2022 / 16 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s topic for Top Ten Tuesday continues the grammar-related themes that we’ve done lately (which I’ve loved!) by looking at book titles with adjectives in them. Can I just say that book titles are resplendent with adjectives? I could very easily have done about 100 books (at least) […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Spring 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Top Ten Tuesday: Spring 2022 Debuts I’m Excited About

Posted March 15, 2022 / 14 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is our Spring 2022 TBR lists but I’m narrowing it down even more to focus on debuts that I’m excited about. I looked at what’s releasing from today through June to make my selections, and I’m hoping to have time to read […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Broadcast

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Broadcast

Posted March 14, 2022 / 15 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Kate Parker to the blog today to chat about her new historical cozy mystery, Deadly Broadcast! DEADLY BROADCAST by Kate Parker SERIES: The Deadly Series #8 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: JDP Press RELEASE DATE: March 8, 2022 PAGES: 320 The phony war has dragged […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Front Page Murder by Joyce St. Anthony

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Front Page Murder by Joyce St. Anthony

Posted March 12, 2022 / 5 Comments

FRONT PAGE MURDER by Joyce St. Anthony SERIES: A Homefront News Mystery #1 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: March 8, 2022 PAGES: 304 In this World War II-era historical mystery series debut by Joyce St. Anthony, small-town editor Irene Ingram has a nose for news […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Body and Soul Food by Abby Collette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Body and Soul Food by Abby Collette

Posted March 12, 2022 / 5 Comments

BODY AND SOUL FOOD by Abby Collette SERIES: Books and Biscuits #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: November 9, 2021 PAGES: 336 In this page-turning new mystery series, fraternal twins Keaton and Koby will pull double duty when they take down a killer while preparing to open their […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dead Amid the Dogwoods by Cassidy Salem

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dead Amid the Dogwoods by Cassidy Salem

Posted March 10, 2022 / 21 Comments

DEAD AMID THE DOGWOODS by Cassidy Salem SERIES: Adina Donati, Accidental Sleuth #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery Novella RELEASE DATE: December 1, 2021 PAGES: 119 Nothing disrupts a celebration quite like an uninvited corpse. Adina already knows the city can be a dangerous place. That’s why she’s looking forward to a […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Will Too Many by PJ Peterson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Will Too Many by PJ Peterson

Posted March 4, 2022 / 10 Comments

ONE WILL TOO MANY by PJ Peterson SERIES: Julia Fairchild Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Finngirl, LLC RELEASE DATE: November 30, 2021 PAGES: 220 A wealthy banker with a long list of secrets dies. The bizarre crime scene stumps the local police… … but a young doctor could be […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): #FollowMe For Murder by Sarah E. Burr

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): #FollowMe For Murder by Sarah E. Burr

Posted March 2, 2022 / 4 Comments

#FOLLOWME FOR MURDER by Sarah E. Burr SERIES: Trending Topics Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: February 15, 2022 PAGES: 300 Murder is about to go viral for social media influencer Coco Cline. After selling a tech startup to Facebook in a multi-million-dollar deal, blogger […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic Duo Co-Authors

Top Ten Tuesday: Dynamic Duo Co-Authors

Posted February 22, 2022 / 12 Comments

Happy Tuesday, dear readers! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is dynamic duos and the first thing that came to mind was the co-author teams whose books I love! An appropriate (and fun!) theme for TWOsday, TWO-TwentyTWO-TwentyTWO (2/22/22), don’t you think? I also feel like I’m missing a really obvious […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Killer Sundae by Abby Collette

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Killer Sundae by Abby Collette

Posted February 12, 2022 / 9 Comments

A KILLER SUNDAE by Abby Collette SERIES: Ice Cream Parlor Mystery #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: January 4, 2022 PAGES: 352 Ice cream shop owner Bronwyn Crewse is in for two scoops of murder in this charming mystery from Abby Collette. Chagrin Falls, Ohio, is gorgeous in […]


Book Review: Jane and the Year Without a Summer by Stephanie Barron

Book Review: Jane and the Year Without a Summer by Stephanie Barron

Posted February 9, 2022 / 4 Comments

JANE AND THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER by Stephanie Barron SERIES: Being a Jane Austen Mystery #14 GENRE: Historical/Austenesque Mystery PUBLISHER: Soho Press RELEASE DATE: February 8, 2022 PAGES: 336 May 1816: Jane Austen is feeling unwell, with an uneasy stomach, constant fatigue, rashes, fevers and aches. She attributes her […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Marc Jedel & Huh? Why? and Punch

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Marc Jedel & Huh? Why? and Punch

Posted February 7, 2022 / 5 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Marc Jedel to the blog today to chat about his new cozy mystery, Huh? Why? and Punch! HUH? WHY? and PUNCH by Marc Jedel SERIES: Silicon Valley Mystery #5 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: BGM Press RELEASE DATE: January 14, 2022 PAGES: 258 When murder crashes […]


Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Series with Names in the Titles

Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Series with Names in the Titles

Posted February 1, 2022 / 29 Comments

Happy Tuesday, dear readers! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is a bunch of series with names in the titles. I had fun finding the first ten series that came to my mind and was honestly surprised at how many I remembered! There’s a range of contemporary romance, romantic suspense, […]


Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – January 2022

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – January 2022

Posted January 30, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy January, reader friends! After a break from this series in December, I’m back with my own spin on the popular ‘spell the month in books’ challenge – instead of using the books i plan to read in a specific month, I am doing a cover love post for books […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Frozen in Motion by Lori Roberts Herbst

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Frozen in Motion by Lori Roberts Herbst

Posted January 29, 2022 / 13 Comments

FROZEN IN MOTION by Lori Roberts Herbst SERIES: Callie Cassidy Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery RELEASE DATE: January 25, 2022 PAGES: 288 A murder at the local hockey rink leaves photographer Callie Cassidy nursing a few injuries of her own, but that won’t stop her from trying to catch the […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2021

Posted January 25, 2022 / 47 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2021 and I’m actually following it this week! Wonders never cease, right? 😉  Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. […]


Book Review: Frosted Yuletide Murder by Kim Davis

Book Review: Frosted Yuletide Murder by Kim Davis

Posted January 23, 2022 / 6 Comments

FROSTED YULETIDE MURDER SERIES: Cupcake Catering Mystery #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Cinnamon & Sugar Press RELEASE DATE: December 17, 2021 PAGES: 300 Set against the holiday cheer of twinkling lights, costumed carolers, and a festive line of extravagantly decorated boats participating in the annual Christmas boat parade in Newport […]


First Line Friday (week 273): Murder Under a New Moon

First Line Friday (week 273): Murder Under a New Moon

Posted January 20, 2022 / 21 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Murder Under a New Moon by Abigail Keam! and the first line is… “I must keep […]