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

ARC Review: A Sprinkling of Murder, by Daryl Wood Gerber

Hi all! As you can see, I am on a cozy mystery kick. COVID quarantine has been getting to me, and my favorite hobby (reading!) is actually more strenuous despite having more time to do it. That's why I have been requesting light books in subject areas I am comfortable with - to try and … Continue reading ARC Review: A Sprinkling of Murder, by Daryl Wood Gerber

Book Review: The Bodies in the Library, by Marty Wingate

Hi all! Here is (yet another) cozy murder mystery - can't beat light reading during the stress of an international health crisis. I was thrilled to pick this up, since Marty Wingate created a world that I love called the Birds of a Feather series, but that series is only available as e-books. This was … Continue reading Book Review: The Bodies in the Library, by Marty Wingate

Book Review: A Murderous Relation, by Deanna Raybourn

As some of you may know, I am so obsessed with this series. I have been reviewing these books semi-consistently since starting this blog (see here, here, and here), and the fifth installment to the Veronica Speedwell series will be no exception. This is another one I needed to take a slight step back from … Continue reading Book Review: A Murderous Relation, by Deanna Raybourn

Book Review: “The Lady and the Highwayman,” by Sarah Eden

Hello, all! I am a bad person, because I received this ARC in person at BookCon last year (RIP 2020), I only reviewed it on Goodreads and didn't write a formal write up. Shame on me! The Lady and the Highwayman was an amazing read, and I can only imagine it got better with editing. … Continue reading Book Review: “The Lady and the Highwayman,” by Sarah Eden

ARC Review: “Little Bookshop of Murder” by Maggie Blackburn

Thank you, Netgalley and Crooked Lane Books, for this ARC of Maggie Blackburn's new series! What may not be apparent on my blog is that I have a secret semi-guilty pleasure for cozy mysteries. Beyond that, I love cozy mysteries that include "book people," whether it be librarians, book sellers, or book cafes. So when I … Continue reading ARC Review: “Little Bookshop of Murder” by Maggie Blackburn

Book Review: Deanna Raybourn’s “A Dangerous Collaboration”

For those of you who have seen this blog before, you may know of my obsession with this series. I recently (too recently) posted my review of the last book, A Treacherous Curse, and before had reviewed the first book here. That being said, it took me a little while to process this book before reviewing it, because … Continue reading Book Review: Deanna Raybourn’s “A Dangerous Collaboration”

Deanna Raybourn’s “A Treacherous Curse” – lucky number 3.

I received A Treacherous Curse from Penguin's First to Read program ages ago, and slacked on writing a review about it because so much went on and law school got horribly in the way. Suffice to say, I am obsessed with this series. Before I had this blog, I had the pleasure of reviewing the … Continue reading Deanna Raybourn’s “A Treacherous Curse” – lucky number 3.