The 12 Days of Cozmas | TBR

A Cozy, "Christmassy" Read-a-Thon It's the most wonderful time of the year! The 12 Days of Cozmas is a cozy-centric read-a-thon created by Booktubers, Robyn (The Driftless Reader) and Courtny (@Courtagonist). This year Angela (@writerahart) is joining in on the fun as a host. The 12 Days of Cozmas will run from Saturday, December 1…

Backlist Books I Want to Read | Top 10 Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week presents a theme around which bloggers create unique lists to bring bookish friends together. This Tuesday the theme is "Backlist Books." In the interest of keeping my list succinct, I have set up parameters and boundaries for…

October in Review | Monthly Wrap-Up

October went out as quickly as it began. The past month was a blur as many exciting personal and professional events unfolded. Similarly, I found myself reading constantly without feeling really captivated or rooted in the story, but rather rushing by and picking up what I could along the way. All of this isn't to…

Review: The Pint of No Return (Sloan Krause Mysteries #2)

In the town of Leavenworth, WA, there is a lot more brewing than just award-winning beer...   Title: The Pint of No Return Author: Ellie Alexander Series: Sloan Krause Mysteries, #2 Publisher: New York: Minotaur Books, 2018 Pages: 320 pp   Book Review Prost! Oktoberfest is in full-swing in the Bavarian-style town of Leavenworth, and local craft…

Review: Murder on Memory Lake (Ferrara Family #1)

Murder on Memory Lake Author: Griffo, J.D. Series: Ferrara Family #1 Genre: Cozy mystery Publication: Kensington Publishing Corporation (New York), 304 pp. Release date: July 31, 2018   Tranquility, New Jersey is one lakeside community proving to be anything but peaceful for new resident, Alberta Scaglione... Having recently inherited a lakeside home from an unexpectedly wealthy…

Friday Reads | June 22, 2018

Happy Friday! What a week it has been! In addition to (attempting) to keep up with my ever-growing TBR, this past week marked my graduation with a Masters in Library & Information Science degree. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in library school--yes, right up to the teeth-grinding and hair-pulling bitter end--and I am excited to…

Review: Mayhem at the Orient Express

“At a local Chinese restaurant, it’s the owner who gets taken out…”   Title: Mayhem at the Orient Express Series: A League of Literary Ladies Mystery #1 Author: Kylie Logan Publication: Berkley, 2013 Pages:  304 (Mass Market Paperback)       In the first installment of the League of Literary Ladies mysteries, ex-Manhattanite Bea Cartwright moves to a small town…