My New Library Still Rubber Stamps the Due Dates On All of the Books

I think the thing that surprised me most about my local library was how many people were there. Then again, in a village of about 3,000 people, what else is there to do on a Saturday morning in the middle of January? This particular Saturday was “balmy”– overcast and nearly 50 degrees. I would have […]

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A Series Starter that Breaks the Cozy Formula | Crepes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

The Crepes of Wrath by Sarah Fox is an ambitious, first novel in a cozy mystery series. The author tries so hard to take popular, cozy characteristics that have been written about to death and put a unique spin on them, but the execution is not always successful. The Crepes of Wrath (Pancake House Mystery […]

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

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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Meet Maisie Dobbs | An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear

I spied my first Maisie Dobbs novel while exploring the fiction stacks at my local library. It was the character’s name that first piqued my interest; I suspected she would be a plucky, young woman determined to prove herself as a private eye, which sounded right up my alley. Then, it was the beautiful book […]

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