Tag: clean fiction

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder Makes Scents by Christin Brecher

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder Makes Scents by Christin Brecher

Posted February 28, 2020 / 11 Comments

MURDER MAKES SCENTS SERIES: Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: February 25, 2020 PAGES: 272 Stella Wright loves creating candles at her Nantucket store–and she also has a burning passion for justice. Now, after visiting a perfume conference, she must solve a vial crime […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I’d Follow On Social Media

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters I’d Follow On Social Media

Posted February 25, 2020 / 12 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is ‘characters I’d follow on social media’ and I have to confess that I almost skipped this prompt because my brain is just worn out and it felt like it would be too complicated to be creative lol. But then a few characters […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Field Guide to Homicide by Lynn Cahoon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Field Guide to Homicide by Lynn Cahoon

Posted February 3, 2020 / 9 Comments

A FIELD GUIDE TO HOMICIDE SERIES: Cat Latimer Mystery #6 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: January 28, 2020 PAGES: 288 Cat Latimer and her writer’s retreat group go on a hiking trip—but a murderer has been lurking off the beaten path . . . Cat’s sweetheart, Seth, is […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hems and Homicide by Elizabeth Penney

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hems and Homicide by Elizabeth Penney

Posted January 17, 2020 / 11 Comments

HEMS & HOMICIDE SERIES: Apron Shop #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: St. Martin’s Paperbacks RELEASE DATE: December 31, 2019 PAGES: 288 Welcome to the first in the Apron Shop mystery series by Elizabeth Penney, set in the quaint village of Blueberry Cove, Maine where an expert seamstress turned amateur sleuth […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Mystery & Suspense

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Mystery & Suspense

Posted January 10, 2020 / 17 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! At the start of each new publishing season, I find myself buried a little deeper beneath my TBR pile (the term ‘pile’ is misleadingly small), and the early 2020 crop of new releases is positively magnificent. So long, all […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Speculative & Youth

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Speculative & Youth

Posted January 9, 2020 / 9 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! At the start of each new publishing season, I find myself buried a little deeper beneath my TBR pile (the term ‘pile’ is misleadingly small), and the early 2020 crop of new releases is positively magnificent. So long, all […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Catherine West & As The Light Fades

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Catherine West & As The Light Fades

Posted September 14, 2019 / 29 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for As the Light Fades by Catherine West, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: As the Light Fades Author: Catherine West Release Date: September 10, 2019 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Sometimes we’re placed in the strangest of circumstances for the most important reasons. After […]


First Line Friday (week 160): As the Light Fades

First Line Friday (week 160): As the Light Fades

Posted September 13, 2019 / 12 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Fridays, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring As the Light Fades by Catherine West! Make sure you check out the JustRead Blog […]


Book Review (and a Freebie!): Who Shot the Serif? by Jessa Archer

Book Review (and a Freebie!): Who Shot the Serif? by Jessa Archer

Posted September 9, 2019 / 3 Comments

WHO SHOT THE SERIF? SERIES: Hand Lettering Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Archer Mysteries RELEASE DATE: July 7, 2019 PAGES: 218 When Jamie Lang finds one of her hand lettered quotes on the window of her shop, Flourish, with a hole shot through a serif, she knows someone’s trying […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Historical Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Historical Fiction

Posted August 28, 2019 / 16 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! SO MANY GREAT BOOKS! Today we’re starting out with Fall 2019 Historical New Releases. Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your fave genre! Tuesday: Contemporary Fiction (non-Amish & non-suspense) TODAY: […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Contemporary Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Contemporary Fiction

Posted August 27, 2019 / 23 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! SO MANY GREAT BOOKS! Today we’re starting out with Fall 2019 Contemporary New Releases. Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your fave genre! TODAY: Contemporary Fiction (non-Amish & non-suspense) Wednesday: […]


Book Spotlight: The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden

Book Spotlight: The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden

Posted August 13, 2019 / 3 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: The Enlightenment of Bees Author: Rachel Linden Publisher: Thomas Nelson Release Date: July 9, 2019 Genre: Women’s Fiction Sometimes a shattered dream leads to an amazing journey. At twenty-six, apprentice baker […]



Cover Reveal (and a Giveaway!): By Hook or By Rook by Rebecca Connolly

Cover Reveal (and a Giveaway!): By Hook or By Rook by Rebecca Connolly

Posted June 17, 2019 / 1 Comment

I’m so excited to join with SLB Tours to bring you the official cover reveal for By Hook or By Rook (The London League #4) by Rebecca Connolly, an historical/regency intrigue novel releasing July 1st from Phase Publishing! ​The most dangerous journeys… Jeremy Pratt is a spy for the Crown, […]


Book Review: A Daughter’s Truth by Laura Bradford

Book Review: A Daughter’s Truth by Laura Bradford

Posted June 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

GENRE: Women’s Fiction/Amish PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: May 28, 2019 PAGES: 288 Emma Lapp tries to be the perfect daughter, to earn the loving embrace of her family and her Amish community in Pennsylvania. Yet she can’t quite win her mother’s smile–or her forgiveness for a transgression Emma can’t quite […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn Cahoon & Sconed to Death

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lynn Cahoon & Sconed to Death

Posted May 29, 2019 / 20 Comments

I am delighted today to welcome one of my fave cozy mystery authors to the blog! Lynn Cahoon is here to chat about her new Cat Latimer novel which released yesterday – Sconed to Death (don’t you love that title?!?) Lynn Cahoon is the award-winning author of several NYT and […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Tangled Ruse by Laura Beers

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): A Tangled Ruse by Laura Beers

Posted July 3, 2018 / 25 Comments

SERIES: The Beckett Files #4 GENRE: Clean Historical Intrigue/Romance PUBLISHER: Phase Publishing RELEASE DATE: July 1, 2018 PAGES: 305 After a failed abduction attempt, Lady Rachel is sent into hiding on her uncle’s estate near the sleepy village of Rockcliffe on the shores of Scotland. As she struggles to cope […]


Book Review: Portrait of a Sister by Laura Bradford

Book Review: Portrait of a Sister by Laura Bradford

Posted July 2, 2018 / 8 Comments

GENRE: Inspirational Amish/Women’s Fiction PUBLISHER: Kensington RELEASE DATE: June 26, 2018 PAGES: 320 Katie Beiler was always the follower to her twin sister Hannah’s lead. That is until Hannah left their Amish upbringing for an English life—leaving Katie to find her own footing in a world that no longer looks […]


Book Review: Dead as a Doornail by Tonya Kappes

Book Review: Dead as a Doornail by Tonya Kappes

Posted May 16, 2018 / 1 Comment

SERIES: Kenni Lowry #5 GENRE: Southern Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Henery Press RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2018 PAGES: 266 Beauty is skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone. And doesn’t our Sheriff Kenni Lowry know that? Well, she knows a lot of things. Lucy Lowell takes great pride in […]