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Thankful For Great Cozy Mysteries

Snowy Days and Cozy Mysteries Garfield, the little feral cat who demands food, isn’t ready to let go of autumn and is trying very hard to be a pumpkin. Today he is our Cozy Mysteries Mascot. As we move from the deluge of colorful leaves into bare branches against snowy skies, our cozy game is strong. Here are ten mysteries to keep you gumshoeing as fall gives over to winter and winter over to all things cozy – cocoa and killer hijinks and sleuths with attitude.     Low Tide Author: Dawn Lee McKenna Taking a break from all things [...]

2019-12-22T11:36:15-07:00December 13th, 2019|

Cozy Mysteries for a Perfect Fall

With fall here, pumpkin spice everything in the store (and our collective houses – see my foster kitty Domino getting in the Halloween mood), and spooky time pending, it’s time to put away those beach readers and grab a handful of cozies, a nice warm blanket, a purring feline friend, and all the hot coffees you could want. After all, it’s a season, with its early evenings and that little chilly bite in the air, that demands some serious reading. So, let the lists begin!       Peggy Jean Turner Mysteries (Includes Death of a Tart, Death of a [...]

2019-10-20T18:08:53-07:00October 20th, 2019|

Mini Memoirs That Confront the Uncomfortable

I love memoirs. I love that writers of memoirs are courageous enough to offer a glimpse of what goes on in their minds—how they approach the world, how they navigate their sorrows, how they scrape together the fortitude to manage life’s mundane and tragic moments. My favorite memoirs tend to be shorter, while still packing a huge punch. They are vulnerable, smart and plucky—and not one word is wasted. Barely 200 pages in length, each of these memoirs can be read in one sitting if you’ve got the inclination. They are unflinching, so grab a fortifying beverage and a fuzzy [...]

2019-10-13T09:23:46-07:00October 13th, 2019|