Foodie and/or Cozy
A description to pair with other descriptions such as mystery or romance, so that fans of cozy adventures, or books that feature food-centric plots can enjoy these indulgences.
Book Review: No Whisk, No Reward
This short prequel is a nice little read that cleverly accomplishes four important jobs.
Book Review: A Most Agreeable Murder
A Most Agreeable Murder by Julia Seales My rating: 5 of 5 stars A wickedly witty sendup of Regency and Victorian era novels, with a splash of Clue (the movie) thrown in for…
Book Review: Dead and Gondola
I do love finding a new cozy mystery. They make a refreshing change from the heavier stuff I tend to read a lot of. When I see a cozy that's the first in…
Book Review: Gone But Not Furgotten
I cannot, and never will, resist a book that celebrates cats! I pounced like a kitten on Gone but Not Furgotten.
Book Review: Playing for Keeps: Tales from the Thirsty Meeple #4
This extremely satisfying story was the perfect ender for the Tales of the Thirsty Meeple series (although the author does mention, at the back of the book, to expect more soon!)
Book Review: A Calculated Whisk
The tenth installment in the Vintage Kitchen Mystery series finds Jaymie Leighton determined to solve not just one, but two murders - and one of those was five years ago.
Book Review: Herb of Grace
I am not Amish, so why did I choose to read Herb of Grace?
Book Review: The Cluttered Corpse
The Cluttered Corpse by Mary Jane MaffiniMy rating: 4 of 5 stars My interest was piqued by the promise of a story about a professional organizer turned amateur murder investigator. I got what…
Book Review: Mint Condition Murder
Mint Condition Murder by Ellery AdamsMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Molly Appleby is a New England reporter for an antique collector’s magazine. But when she finds her next interview subject dead, she’s…
Book Review: Manners and Monsters
Manners and Monsters by Tilly Wallace My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s the height of the season in Britian’s Georgian Period, and people are turning up dead. No, we don’t mean those…
Book Review: From Port to Rigor Morte
From Port to Rigor Morte by J.C. Eaton My rating: 3 of 5 stars Screenplay writer Norrie Ellington is babysitting her sister and brother-in-law’s business, the Two Witches Winery, while they travel the…
Book Review: Wining and Dying
Author Daryl Wood Gerber deftly juggles red herrings while weaving together complex plot threads into a rich story of romance, revenge, and murder, while treating us to scrumptious food, tasty wine and breathtaking…
Book Review: A Side of Murder
A Side of Murder by Amy Pershing My rating: 5 of 5 stars New York chef Samantha Barnes is an unintentional YouTube star, thanks to an argument that got way out of hand…
Book Review: Double or Muffin
Double or Muffin by Victoria Hamilton My rating: 4 of 5 stars So you think you know what reality television is really like? Step inside Wynter Castle, where Opera DivaNation has stormed the…