Book Review: “Hallowe’en Party,” by Agatha Christie

Phew, what a week. It took me forever to finish Hallowe'een Party, partly because it was a bit disappointing and partly because, I am happy to announce, I am starting a new job next week. So last week was a veritable shitshow of tying up loose ends and saying goodbye to beloved coworkers from afar, … Continue reading Book Review: “Hallowe’en Party,” by Agatha Christie

October TBR (or maybe a wishlist)

This is probably not comprehensive, or even probably accurate. This month is going to be very hectic for me from some changes in my personal life (more to come, all good things), but man do I want to read everything, particularly fun spooky stuff. October is the month before my birthday, and I live for … Continue reading October TBR (or maybe a wishlist)

Book Review: “Mums and Mayhem,” by Amanda Flower

Another day, another Scottish cozy mystery. I have no shame. Mums and Mayhem is the third in the Magical Garden Mystery series, and the sense of presence has only gotten better. When can I move to Scotland? I am so ready. From the Publisher: A famous fiddler has been kilt. A magic garden's left to … Continue reading Book Review: “Mums and Mayhem,” by Amanda Flower

WWW Wednesday – September 23, 2020

Happy Thursday! I am a full day late, huzzah! However, I simply love doing the WWW Wednesday Challenge, so take that, linear days of the week! The WWW Wednesday meme is currently hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, and is a great way to do a weekly update on what you’ve been reading … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – September 23, 2020

Book Review: “Hooked on Ewe,” by Hannah Reed

Ah,another day, another cozy mystery set in Scotland. Hooked on Ewe is the sequel to Off Kilter, the first book by Hannah Reed set in the Scottish Highlands. I wasn't in love with it, but they are fun reads and the Scottish setting has given me the happy autumn shivers. It is also funny, because … Continue reading Book Review: “Hooked on Ewe,” by Hannah Reed

Book Review: Flowers and Foul Play, by Amanda Flower

I had to pleasure to read Flowers and Foul Play after having read all of Flower's (the author's name is so fun and fitting) other series, The Magical Bookshop series. Flower is another queen of the cozy genre, and I was so excited to dive into this series. From the Publisher: Fiona Knox lost her … Continue reading Book Review: Flowers and Foul Play, by Amanda Flower

Book Review: “The Guest List,” by Lucy Foley

Happy Friday! Man, it feels good to say that. What a week. However, the one awesome thing about this week was getting a copy of The Guest List in the mail from my secondhand book online shop, Better World Books, which donates a book to an underprivileged community every time you buy a book, and has … Continue reading Book Review: “The Guest List,” by Lucy Foley

ARC Review: “The Gentleman and the Thief,” by Sarah Eden

Hello, all! I am thrilled to have gotten the chance to review Sarah Eden's new book The Gentleman and the Thief, second in the Proper Romance Victorian series. I reviewed the first book, Lady and the Highwayman, back in April and can honestly most of my (minor) issues with the first book have been resolved in this one. … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Gentleman and the Thief,” by Sarah Eden

Book Review: “The Grim Reader,” by Kate Carlisle

Hello, reading people! I am so sorry to have been absent - my job job is kicking my butt, and the unrest in New York has made it hard to focus on anything other than the news. It has been a rough couple of weeks, but things are looking up. I hope you have all … Continue reading Book Review: “The Grim Reader,” by Kate Carlisle

ARC Review: “Tea and Treachery,” by Vicki Delany

Hello and welcome to number 3 (or so?!) of my cozy mystery streak. when I saw that Vicki Delany was coming out with a new series, I couldn't resist but apply for this Tea and Treachery on Netgalley, since she write one of my favorite Sherlock Holmes pastiches (I reviewed the first book here) AND she … Continue reading ARC Review: “Tea and Treachery,” by Vicki Delany