Category: Cozy Mystery

  • Another Michigan Author and Series

    I found a cozy mystery series that takes place in a town based on Saugatuck! The following review is cross-posted on my sister site, Your Book Group. Come visit sometime. I’ve also listed the series in order; click HERE. A fan of both chocolate and cats, I pulled this book from the second “C” bay […]

  • Update

    I’m “overdue”for an update… . . . so I’m sharing a photo of my new coffee cup along with general news (below). Due dates range from 1965 to the late 1970s. I’ve joined the Goodreads Reading Challenge with a reading goal of 50 books in 2021. I hope to double that, which is very challenging […]

  • On My Nightstand

    On My Nightstand

    I am still reading Wicked, which is so excellent that I went back and started from the beginning. This title was published two years before the first Harry Potter book, and I find myself wondering whether J.K. Rowling had read this book before or while writing about Harry, and possibly got some of her inspiration […]

  • Five Firsts for Friday – first in their series.

    Five Firsts for Friday – first in their series.

    I realized after compiling this list that each story takes place in a different country. The Bridge of Sighs (Olen Steinhauer, 2004) – First in the Yalta Boulevard Sequence, Cold War spy fiction that I found engrossing. Five books total in the series. I hope he writes more. Recommend. Whose Body? (Dorothy Sayers, 1923) – […]

  • Laugh.

    Laugh.

    I don’t know about you, but I’m finding it hard to focus on anything for long stretches right now. I don’t need to be reading epic novels. I need short reads – light and humorous.  The fantasy and sci fi into which I escaped in the past now hit a little too close to home.  […]