Tag: cozy mystery


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Bear Witness by Lark O. Jensen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Bear Witness by Lark O. Jensen

Posted May 14, 2022 / 3 Comments

BEAR WITNESS by Lark O. Jensen SERIES: An Alaska Untamed Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: May 10, 2022 PAGES: 313 Alaska tour boat guide Stacie Calder faces the deep freeze in this scenic cozy series debut perfect for fans of Paige Shelton. No nine-to-five […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Bookish Characters

Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Bookish Characters

Posted May 10, 2022 / 6 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is books with bookish characters and what a fun topic that is! It’s also a neverending one haha so I limited myself to releases within the last year or we would be here for about five posts worth of content. Be they […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Mystery & Suspense Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Mystery & Suspense Fiction

Posted May 7, 2022 / 11 Comments

Well… here we are at my most favorite genre, my ‘comfort reads’ – the mystery & suspense category of Mid 2022 New Releases. While I maintained at least the appearance of trying to keep the contemporary & historical lists to a semblance of something manageable, I have abandoned all pretense […]


Top Ten Tuesday: One Word Book Reviews

Top Ten Tuesday: One Word Book Reviews

Posted May 3, 2022 / 10 Comments

Happy Tuesday, dear reading friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘one word book reviews for my last ten reads’, submitted by Susan from Bloggin’ ’bout Books. I initially thought this would be a super easy post but once I got into it I found it was more challenging […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Death By Poison by Abigail Keam

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Death By Poison by Abigail Keam

Posted April 18, 2022 / 5 Comments

DEATH BY POISON by Abigail Keam SERIES: A Josiah Reynolds Mystery #17 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Worker Bee Press RELEASE DATE: April 18, 2022 PAGES: 176 Josiah Reynolds is hitching Morning Glory, her American Paint Horse, to an antique pony cart when horse whisperer, Velvet Maddox, hurries over to them. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paws of Death by Amy Hueston

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Paws of Death by Amy Hueston

Posted April 14, 2022 / 3 Comments

PAWS OF DEATH by Amy Hueston SERIES: Canine Confections Mysteries #3 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Happy Press RELEASE DATE: January 20, 2022 PAGES: 264 Two murders on the same strip of Worth Avenue in Palm Beach means dog bakery owner Samantha Armstrong and her fellow shopkeepers have reached their quota […]



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 […]