It’s All In The Set Up: Cozies With A Fun Premise

Let’s all have a quirky time… Murder is serious business, but sometimes I just need to immerse myself in a mystery with a fun set up. For those moments, I turn to cozies with crazy best friends, wacky main characters, and fun settings. There are plenty to choose from if you know where to look.Continue reading “It’s All In The Set Up: Cozies With A Fun Premise”

Five Star Feature: Carrie Soto Is Back

Wowza! Most of the books I focus on in the space are cozy mysteries. But occasionally I read a book that is outstanding in another genre. Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid is a fun follow up to Malibu Rising and is debuting at the end of August. And it knocked my (tennis)Continue reading “Five Star Feature: Carrie Soto Is Back”

Get Cozy With Deborah Blake — The Interview

Let’s get cozy with Deborah Blake, author of the new book Claws for Suspicion. Its the third book in the Catskills Pet Rescue series. Things I learned: Deborah is a delight! We had a nice conversation that covered her book, her writing process, and some behind-the-scenes info on the publishing process. Deborah has some seriousContinue reading “Get Cozy With Deborah Blake — The Interview”

Get Cozy With Deborah Blake, Author Of Claws For Suspicion

It’s time for our April author interview. This month’s featured author is Deborah Blake. A little bit about Deborah: Deborah Blake is the author of multiple romance series, including the Baba Yaga series, as well as over a dozen nonfiction titles. When not writing, Deborah runs the Artisans’ Guild, a cooperative shop she founded with aContinue reading “Get Cozy With Deborah Blake, Author Of Claws For Suspicion”

Reading Roundup – What I’ve Read Lately

My husband and I live just north of Louisville it’s been devastating to follow the news of all the tornadoes that struck various areas of Western Kentucky December 10th. CLICK HERE to give toward relief efforts if you are so moved at the Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief site. I wanted to post a ReadingContinue reading “Reading Roundup – What I’ve Read Lately”

Weekend Reading 8.12.21

It sure has been hot here in Southern Indiana (I live right across the border from Louisville), with temps in the 90s and humidity so thick it feels like you have to swim through the air. But the peaches are ripe, so it’s a good time to stay inside and eat peach cobbler and iceContinue reading “Weekend Reading 8.12.21”

Reading Roundup Spring 2021

Welcome to the Spring Reading Roundup! I have been in a reading slump. Maybe some of you can relate to that lack of concentration that makes it difficult to focus on reading during this pandemic. Even as the world has started to reopen, I’ve still found it hard to concentrate on books. I also movedContinue reading “Reading Roundup Spring 2021”

Get Cozy With Abby Collette!

This week I had the pleasure of chatting with USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling cozy mystery author Abby Vandiver, writing as Abby Collette. Collette’s recent titles include A Deadly Inside Scoop, A Game of Cones, and the upcoming A Killer Sundae, all part of the ice cream parlor series. Watch as we talkContinue reading “Get Cozy With Abby Collette!”