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The Secret, Book & Scone Society - Book 1

"The Secret, Book and Scone Society" is the first book in the Miracle Springs, North Carolina mystery series. Nora Pennington owns Miracle Books—a bookstore where people can share their problems over a scone and hopefully find a book that c...

5 Stars

The Quiche and the Dead - A Pie Town Mystery, #1

"The Quiche and the Dead" is the first book in the Pie Town Mystery series! The main character Valentine Harris, moves to San Nicholas to start a new life with her fiance. Five months later, her relationship is over, but her dream of openin...

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Cremains of the Day - A Tallie Graver Mystery, #1

"Cremains of the Day" is the first book in the Tallie Graver Mystery series! It’s about Tallulah Graver, a woman who marries a wealthy man to get out of the family funeral business. Then, her marriage falls apart and she must clean houses t...

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Blackberry Burial - A Berry Basket Mystery, #2

“Blackberry Burial” is the second book in the Berry Basket Mystery series! I was lucky enough to be able to read the first book early last year and I absolutely loved it. So, I've been dying to get my hands on the second book, and I have to...

5 Stars

Blackberry Burial - A Berry Basket Mystery, #2

Marlee Jacob has learned a thing or two about surviving the summer tourist season in Oriole Point. So she gladly agrees to help run the annual road rally in honor of the local Blackberry Art School’s centenary celebration. While alumni arri...

4 Stars

Purring around the Christmas Tree - A Pawsitively Organic Mystery

It’s the annual lighting of the tree in Frog’s Ledge. Unfortunately, Santa pulled up in his sleigh, DOA. At first Stan is sure it's Seamus, her boyfriend's uncle, inside the red suit. But the victim turns out to be an employee from the town...

4 Stars

A Coldwater Warm Hearts Wedding - The Coldwater Series, #2

“A Coldwater Warm Hearts Wedding” by Lexi Eddings is a lovely story about second chances and reputations. The gradual revelations about various secrets that have changed lives and family dynamics are interwoven with the fun descriptions of...

4 Stars

Cicada Summer

I think that “Cicada Summer” by Maureen Leurck is a novel about hope, love, perseverance, starting over, and second chances at life. In more ways than one, Ms. Leurck gives the reader a glimpse at obstacles that can be overcome and the endu...

4 Stars

Home for the Summer

"Home for the Summer", by Holly Chamberlin, is not the light and airy read I thought it would be. I tend to pick books with summer in the title because they are usually fun and uplifting. I do understand that this plot started with a traged...

3 Stars

Every Other Wednesday

Every Other Wednesday, by Susan Kietzman, is all about relationships. Ellie, Alice, and Joan are unique characters who seem to blossom as a group of interactive friends. Alice is the one readers will be most drawn to. Women can relate to at...

4 Stars

Never Too Late

“Never Too Late” is funny, sad, and just an over-all great read. I couldn't put it down and I will be picking it back up after I read book one. The characters make the story in this book. They are full of development and depth and I really...

4 Stars

Mother's Day, Muffins, and Murder - An Ellie Avery Mystery, #10

An outstanding novel from the get go! Lots of action and plenty of time to figure out who killed the school janitor. The ending is sudden, but does tie everything up neatly. Great character development and light-hearted moments also aid in...

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The Unyielding - Call of Crows, #3

Shelly Laurenston's third Call of Crows is back with a bang. Once again we're thrown into the world of Viking Clans with crows, ravens, owls, Norse gods, and all the lot as the world is once again on the brink of Ragnarök. Laurenston has a...

5 Stars

The Unyielding - Call of Crows, #3

Whenever I’m down or just truly want a laugh, I turn to the Call of Crows series. The Unyielding is the third one in the series and boy, it did not disappoint. Since I read the first book I have wanted to know more about Erin Amsel and I go...

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An Extraordinary Union - The Loyal League, #1

“An Extraordinary Union” by Alyssa Cole was a very intriguing book about people of color working with the Union as spies in the South. Ellie Burns, a former slave, has the ability to remember with astonishing accuracy things, conversations,...

4 Stars

Some Kind of Magic - Flirting with Fame, #1

Eden Sinclair had no expectations when she spritzed on some perfume before leaving the lab besides helping out her brother at his gig. So when she ended up hooking up with a totally hot guy in a totally out of character one night stand, Ede...

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  • Author: Mary Ann Marlowe
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Contemporary, Debut Title, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Kneaded to Death - A Bread Shop Mystery, #1

"Kneaded to Death" is the first book in the Bread Shop mystery series about Ivy Culpepper, a thirtysomething struggling photographer who moves back to her hometown following the tragic death of her mother. Six months later, she’s still grie...

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Death by Chocolate Lab - Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery, #1

"Death by Chocolate Lab" is about Daphne, a free-spirited pet sitter, who stumbles across the dead body of her sister's ex-boyfriend. With her sister being the prime suspect, Daphne must find the real murderer before her sister goes down fo...

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What Makes a Family

“What Makes a Family” was an okay read for me. Faulkner is such a great author! Her other works have left me breathless and are so relatable! This novel, however, didn't leave me with the same warm and fuzzy feeling as her other novels. The...

3 Stars

The Edge of the Blade - The Uncharted Realms, #2

“The Edge of the Blade” is a great fantasy read! Kennedy gives us a wonderful fantasy with tons of action, adventure, and heart. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time flipping through the pages to find out what was going to happen nex...

4 Stars

How Not to Let Go - The Belhaven Series, #2

“How Not to Let Go” is a great book. It was a wonderful book because it has such beautiful writing. It was a little less passionate than its predecessor, but it is still beautiful in its own way. The reason why I only gave this book four st...

4 Stars

Custom Baked Murder - A Pawsitively Organic Mystery, #5

Custom Baked Murder is the fifth book in A Pawsitively Organic Mystery series. Kristan “Stan” Connor is working hard on getting everything ready for the opening of her shop, Pawsitively Organic Pet Patisserie and Café, when her sister, Chri...

4 Stars

Eggnog Murder

"Eggnog Murder" by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis and Barbara Ross is a collection of three holiday-themed murder mysteries featuring deadly eggnog. The first entry is "Eggnog Murder" featuring Lucy Stone at the center of a mystery with Santas ga...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis, Barbara Ross
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Dying for Strawberries - A Berry Basket Mystery, #1

"Dying for Strawberries" is the first book in the Berry Basket mystery series. Marlee Jacob owns a store called Berry Basket in Oriole Point, Michigan, where she sells berries like strawberries, along with other berry related items like jam...

5 Stars

Wrong for Me - Motor City Royals, #2

“Wrong for Me” is just an amazing book. It’s as great as the first in the series. I really love with how the author continues this story universe. Levi is an ex-con. On the way home he decides that he is going to punish the person who put h...

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First Degree Mudder - A Pacific Northwest Mystery, #4

A great murder mystery from the Pacific Northwest (PNW) comes packed with information about Portland-Vancouver area in particular. This read is full of humor, weird moments, and other typical PNW behavior which clearly illustrates how weird...

4 Stars

No Breaking My Heart - Barefoot William Beach

“No Breaking My Heart” by Kate Angell is a quirky romance with sometimes hilarious interactions between the main characters, Alyn Jane and Halo Todd. There are poignant moments, especially those involving Alyn’s younger brother, Danny, and...

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Firefly Summer

"Firefly Summer" is a contemporary story involving four sisters whose lives were irrevocably changed by the tragic events that occurred in the summer of 1964. Now, as they enter their twilight years, they find their lives are at crossroads,...

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Death by Pumpkin Spice - A Bookstore Café Mystery, #3

Halloween and cozy mysteries...two of my favorite things so this book should have had it in the bag. But it didn't. How could something so right go so very wrong? Unfortunately it went wrong in so many ways... Krissy Hancock, bookstore cafe...

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The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine

Sweet and romantic, with a little heat here and there, this was a great collection of three stories to put you in the mood for the Halloween season. The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine features 3 stories, each by a different author. Each story...

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  • Authors: Kate Angell, Sharla Lovelace, Jennifer Dawson
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

A Story to Kill - A Cat Latimer Mystery, #1

“A Story to Kill” was a very fun book for me to read. The idea of remodeling a house always brings a lot of weapons to a murder scene. Especially When Cat got the house from her ex-husband. Who knows how shady he was. Add in the writer visi...

5 Stars

Texas Tall - The Tylers of Texas, #3

TEXAS TALL starts out with the misfortune of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The events of that night quickly escalate into a life and death drama with all the pizazz of a Janet Dailey story. Those who have been following the Ty...

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The Form of Things Unknown

I finished “The Form of Things Unknown” the other day and I am still not sure what to say about this book. I don't do many books about mental illness and well this one I really liked. The setting, story, characters, etc. were all well done...

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Dirty For Me - Motor City Royals, #1

This first book in the “Motor City Royal’s” series is a real page turner. It is an amazingly written book. Zee (Ezekiel Chase) is trying to stay hidden from his father. He likes his life the way it is. He doesn’t want to be close to any wom...

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Sweet Breath of Memory

I must say that “Sweet Breath of Memory” is an excellent read. When I finished I was actually thinking about how the book really kept my attention. Not once did I want to put it down. The author wrote so well that it seemed to draw me into...

5 Stars

Sticks and Stones - An Alvin, Alabama Novel, #4

This book comes out at around a 3.5 star read for me. It was rather lengthy, a little too descriptive and I wanted more from Leah. She wasn't the strong female I wanted to see. I haven't read any of the other books in this series, so maybe...

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The Undoing - Call Of Crows, #2

I always experience a “fan girl” moment when I see Shelly Laurenston has a new book out. I fear that day I pick up the book and it’s not all I dreamed it could be. Thankfully, that has not happened and given that Laurenston just keeps getti...

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The Pages of the Mind - The Uncharted Realms, #1

I thought “The Pages of the Mind” was just a new book to a new series. After the horrible time I had with the 12 kingdoms I wanted to give this author another chance. But I found out that although this is a new series it’s a spin-off of you...

4 Stars

30 Nights - The 30 Series, #2

This is the second book in these incredibly sexy series that revolves around a pack of index cards. On those cards are instructions for 30 days of different sexual encounters. The index cards are basically the only thing that ties the books...

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Tumbledown Manor

I absolutely loved this book. It’s a little creepy in a fun way at first when the windows rattle, the roof leaks, strange critters come around but it was a joy to read. Lisa Trumperton has just gone through a very tragic thing in her life....

5 Stars

Promised to the Crown - Daughters of New France, #1

Aimie K. Runyan has written a wonderful debut novel about the early settlers in Quebec, Canada. “Promised to the Crown” tells the story of three young ladies who have been selected, due to different circumstances, to travel to Canada to be...

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Welcome Back - A Smoky Mountain Novel, #9

This is a lovely love story about having a second chance at love. It starts out slowly but builds page by page. The author gives such details to the characters and the scenery. We have Lydia and John, separated but not divorced for ten year...

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The Undoing - Call Of Crows, #2

This book had me laughing the whole way through. The Crows are just awesome and so kick-ass, but they are also a family who watches each other's back and loves to pick at each other. Since reading "The Unleashing" I have wanted to know more...

5 Stars

The Witch's Market

The Witch’s Market by Mingmei Yip includes witches with lots of spells that are ready to cast. I wished this book had been a little more in step with reality. I normally love books on witches and witchcraft, but I just couldn't relate to th...

3 Stars

The Bollywood Bride

Sonali Dev’s The Bollywood Bride is a beautiful story. I love the story very much and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it from beginning to end. I’m such a sucker for love stories so Ria and Vikram’s story hooked me. Their relationship is very...

5 Stars

Hearth Song - Home In The Hills, #1

This lovely book will make your heart warm. It's just a wonderful story. We have Vura Lambert as a strong woman and is torn between her husband and Tonk Redhawk. Since her husband, Dane left for the mining fields in North Dakota, Vura hasn'...

4 Stars

Thicker Than Water

In Thicker Than Water inner monologue and mystery are the two main themes of this book. Both are done very well. I didn’t see the ending coming and the resolution to the master blew me away! Normally I realize what’s going on far before we...

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I Heard a Rumor

I did enjoy reading this book. But I felt it could have been a little better. Chante is finally getting her life back together after a broken engagement. While on vacation she meets a man that could possibly change her view on love. But wil...

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The Amish Christmas Sleigh

The first story in this anthology is by Kelly Long. It's about family and love and being able to forgive someone their past and start a new life. In this case it revolves around family and a younger sibling. It's not easy, especially when y...

5 Stars

Flipped For Murder - Country Store Mysteries, #1

Robbie Jordan is a very sweet and bright young woman, who is in need of a change after her divorce. So, she decides to leave California and move to South Lick, Indiana. There with the help of her Aunt Adele, she buys and fixes up a rundown...

5 Stars

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