Do I Have a New Favorite Author? | Peaches by Jodi Lynn Anderson

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It’s not often that I read two books by the same author in the same year (JK Rowling withstanding). And, it’s rarer than a blue moon that I read two books by the same author within 30 days. Yet, I recently devoured Peaches (in one day) by Jodi Lynn Anderson less than 30 days of  reading […]

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These Books Are To Die For, or My #SaveOurCozies Reading List

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Egad! I’m already six hours behind in the Save Our Cozies Readathon, which began at 12AM this morning. In my defense, I spent my midnight hours like most humans. You know…sleeping. Although, I did wake up at 3:30, and instead of doing anything productive, I laid awake in bed playing some silly “clicker” game on […]

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Calling All Cozy Mystery Fans!

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I know this is short notice, but I wanted to let my fellow cozy mystery lovers know that there is a cozy mystery readathon tomorrow, July 16. It’s called the Save Our Cozies Readathon, and it’s an event that not only allows us to over-indulge in reading cozy mystery novels for 24 hours, but also […]

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This Book Destroyed Me | The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson

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The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson is not what I expected. At first, I thought it was going to be a mystery/thriller because teenage girls are vanishing in Door County in Wisconsin and then turning up days later, dead in the water. Then I thought it was going to be a ghost story, and […]

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So, this is magical realism? | the Wrap-Up List by Steven Arntson

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I find myself irritated by the goodreads shelf labels associated with the Wrap-up List by Steven Arntson. Which is stupid, I know. I’m not a genre snob, I swear. But… Paranormal Fantasy? Supernatural Fantasy? Really? Okay…sure, I can admit, that part of it is gag reflex; when I hear Paranormal Fantasy I think of Twilight and the million other vampire […]

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For the Loyal: a Harry Potter Fandom Tea

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I believe I’ve never sipped a tea more tempting than the For the Loyal tea, a fandom blend by Aun-Juli Riddle, which can be purchased from Adagio Teas. And when I say “tempting”, I mean I could barely resist throwing aside all of my reading obligations just to re (re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re) read the Harry Potter series. […]

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Summer Mornings with Pique Tea

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This morning was a get-up-and-go kind of morning. A who-has-time-to-let-the-coffee-brew kind of morning. A it’s-too-hot-for-coffee-anyway kind of morning. So I grabbed my Harry Potter travel mug, brewed myself some iced English Breakfast tea from Pique Tea (in a matter of seconds, mind you), selected a summertime read, and set out to find the perfect reading […]

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