Tag: cozy mystery

February 2023 New Releases

February 2023 New Releases

Posted February 1, 2023 / 19 Comments

Happy February! The much awaited list of February 2023 New Releases on my radar is here! There are 100 titles on this list, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy mystery, suspense, Amish fiction, children’s books, YA, speculative, and even some nonfiction. And, of course, expect […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2022

Posted January 23, 2023 / 43 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is authors I read for the first time in 2022. Some of these were debut authors but others were authors whose books I just sadly hadn’t had time to read yet. I definitely enjoyed my first experience with each of these author’s […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dial M for Meow by Ruth J. Hartman

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Dial M for Meow by Ruth J. Hartman

Posted January 16, 2023 / 3 Comments

DIAL M FOR MEOW by Ruth J. Hartman SERIES: Bookshop Kitties Mysteries #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Gemma Halliday Publishing RELEASE DATE: January 10, 2023 PAGES: 263 From author Ruth J. Hartman comes a purrrrfect new cozy mystery series… When children’s book author, Christy Bailey, receives a call from her […]


January 2023 New Releases

January 2023 New Releases

Posted January 1, 2023 / 4 Comments

Happy New Year, dear readers! I pray that 2023 is a year of joyful days and great reads for each of you. As promised yesterday, during our bird’s eye view look at Early 2023 New Releases, today I’m going to break down the January 2023 New Releases that are on […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2023

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2023

Posted December 31, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy New Year’s Eve! As we all try to hurry up and read all those books we fully intended to read in 2022, how about we add some more to the pile for 2023?!? Music to a bookworm’s ears, am I right? 😉 Normally this post would be focused on […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death Checked Out by Leah Dobrinska

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death Checked Out by Leah Dobrinska

Posted December 20, 2022 / 7 Comments

DEATH CHECKED OUT by Leah Dobrinska SERIES: A Larkspur Library Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Level Best Books RELEASE DATE: December 6, 2022 PAGES: 315 When in doubt, go to the library…and solve the murder mystery! Greta Plank, library director in the small, lakeside town of Larkspur, Wisconsin, prefers […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death by Puffin by Jennifer S. Alderson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death by Puffin by Jennifer S. Alderson

Posted December 3, 2022 / 5 Comments

DEATH BY PUFFIN by Jennifer S. Alderson SERIES: Travel Can Be Murder #9 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Traveling Life Press RELEASE DATE: November 24, 2022 PAGES: 224 Iceland—land of fire, ice … and murder? After a nasty fight with her boyfriend, tour guide Lana Hansen takes a week off work […]



Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Books With Thanksgiving Scenes

Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Books With Thanksgiving Scenes

Posted November 22, 2022 / 18 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today the theme for Top Ten Tuesday is a ‘thankful freebie’ so I decided to look at a bunch of books from the last five years with Thanksgiving scenes in them. For some of these titles, it’s a major part of the story. For others, a more minor […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Longing is Violet Dusk by Josalyn McAllister

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Longing is Violet Dusk by Josalyn McAllister

Posted November 18, 2022 / 8 Comments

LONGING IS VIOLET DUSK by Josalyn McAllister SERIES: Hazel Dean Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Eburnean Books RELEASE DATE: September 27, 2022 PAGES: 302 After a stressful foray into crime fighting, Hazel Dean is relieved to resume normality, taking care of her family and book shop–until her ability to […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death on a Deadline by Joyce St. Anthony

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Death on a Deadline by Joyce St. Anthony

Posted November 14, 2022 / 5 Comments

DEATH ON A DEADLINE by Joyce St. Anthony SERIES: Homefront News Mysteries #2 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane RELEASE DATE: November 8, 2022 PAGES: 288 Editor-in-chief Irene Ingram pencils in her newest mystery in Joyce St. Anthony’s second captivating Homefront News mystery, perfect for fans of Anne Perry […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Silence Says the Most by Kathleen Bailey

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Silence Says the Most by Kathleen Bailey

Posted November 11, 2022 / 15 Comments

SILENCE SAYS THE MOST by Kathleen Bailey SERIES: Olivia Penn Mysteries #2 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Rhino Publishing LLC RELEASE DATE: October 25, 2022 PAGES: 304 A heartwarming cozy mystery that celebrates the connections of friends and family with a Gilmore Girls vibe. Five days before Halloween, fall turns frightful […]




Top Ten Tuesday: Past Halloween Freebie Posts

Top Ten Tuesday: Past Halloween Freebie Posts

Posted October 25, 2022 / 17 Comments

Happy Tuesday! This week’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is a Halloween freebie and, to be honest, I didn’t have any new ideas to use for it. So I decided to do a round-up of my past Halloween freebie posts, with a few updates along the way! Even though Halloween […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Minestrone Mischief by Rosie Genova

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Minestrone Mischief by Rosie Genova

Posted October 24, 2022 / 12 Comments

MINESTRONE MISCHIEF by Rosie Genova SERIES: Italian Kitchen Mysteries #4 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Two Roses Books RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2022 PAGES: 285 When a Halloween stalker shows up on Mischief Night, Vic encounters lots of tricks, no treats, and one murder … It’s the post-summer season in Oceanside […]