Book Reviews: The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie by Rachel Linden + Six Feet Deep Dish by Mindy Quigley

One of my favorite things in books is food. I'm on the end of the spectrum where I prefer to make the food than eat it, but I mostly love gobbling up the culinary delights that can be found in the pages of a book. All the better if the book has recipes! Today I … Continue reading Book Reviews: The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie by Rachel Linden + Six Feet Deep Dish by Mindy Quigley

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – August 10, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – August 10, 2022

Book Highlight: Murder at Mile Marker 18 by Denise Jaden

Title: Murder at Mile Marker 18 (A Mallory Beck Cozy Culinary Caper #1) Author: Denise Jaden Publisher: Denise Jaden Books Publication Date: October 21, 2020 Genre: Cozy Mystery An unlucky amateur sleuth, an adorable cop, and a cat with a hunch… If anyone had told Mallory Beck she would become Honeysuckle Grove’s next unschooled detective, … Continue reading Book Highlight: Murder at Mile Marker 18 by Denise Jaden

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: July 2022

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This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: July 2022

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – July 27, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – July 27, 2022

Book Highlight: Kiss of Salt by Smita Bhattacharya

Title: Kiss of Salt (Darya Nandkarni's Misadventures #1) Author: Smita Bhattacharya Publisher: Rumour Books India Publication Date: July 30, 2019 Genre: Cozy Mystery Families are dying because of a secret they kept. Can Darya find the murderer before he gets to her? SummaryIt was crazy really, for Darya to think she could have some peace … Continue reading Book Highlight: Kiss of Salt by Smita Bhattacharya

Book Review: Honey Roasted by Cleo Coyle

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Title: Honey Roasted (The Coffeehouse Mystery #19) Author: Cleo Coyle Publisher: February 1, 2022 Publication date: Berkley Genre: Cozy Mystery One Sentence Summary: With her wedding approaching, Clare is working on a special blend of honey and coffee, but never expected her coffeehouse to be swarmed with bees, nor for her fiance to start to lock … Continue reading Book Review: Honey Roasted by Cleo Coyle

Book Review: Murder in the Vineyard by Denise Jaden

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Title: Murder in the Vineyard (Mallory Beck Cozy Culinary Caper #4) Author: Denise Jaden Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 18, 2021 Genre: Cozy Mystery One Sentence Summary: When Mallory joins Alex for a bible study at a vineyard, the last thing she expects is to find another dead body. Overall Murder in the Vineyard is the … Continue reading Book Review: Murder in the Vineyard by Denise Jaden

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – January 5, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to launch myself off of WWW Wednesday, a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – January 5, 2022

Indie Books Challenge: December 2021

I'm sorry to say, but this is the last Indie Books Challenge post. I've decided to take up a new challenge next year, so this is the end of my focus on indie reads. In a little over a week, next Monday, I'll be posting about my 2022 challenge. For my personal Indie Books Challenge, … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: December 2021