January Wrap-Up

I have been rather delinquent with my blog. It has been a rough winter, and my brain hasn't been present. However, with the new year made me make a promise to myself: Be here. Enjoy the moment. Enjoy books again. And that, at least, has been successful. I read five books in January, which doesn't … Continue reading January Wrap-Up

ARC Review: “Crimes and Covers,” by Amanda Flower

Happy Sunday, all! Another week, another *slightly* late ARC review (thank you, Netgalley and Crooked Lane Books!) but Amanda Flower is one of my favorite cozy mystery writers out right now (her Scottish magical garden series is amazing!) and I have been reading the Magical Bookshop Series for years now. Crimes and Covers is number … Continue reading ARC Review: “Crimes and Covers,” by Amanda Flower

ARC Review: “A Three Book Problem,” by Vicki Delany

Another day, another cozy mystery to snuggle up with on these cold winter nights (in New York, at least). While A Three Book Problem is set in October, it still manages to evoke the same sense of large sweaters, mulled wine, and longing stares out the window (just at leaves instead of snow). And for … Continue reading ARC Review: “A Three Book Problem,” by Vicki Delany

Book Review: “An Eggnog to Die For,” by Amy Pershing

Hello all, and a happy holiday and new year to all who celebrated! I don't have a great excuse for missing so much time between posts - between the post-wedding nonsense, my 30th birthday, job insanity, and the looming holidays, the idea of sitting and writing felt stressful, too much. However, I finally realized that … Continue reading Book Review: “An Eggnog to Die For,” by Amy Pershing

ARC Review: “Never Fall for Your Fiancée,” by Virginia Heath

"Reader, I married him." Such a cliché line, but it's all I got. It has been a month since I have posted, and my only excuse is one blip in the timeline of life: My wedding. Lots of planning, lots of recovery, but on October 9, I finally said my vows in front of a … Continue reading ARC Review: “Never Fall for Your Fiancée,” by Virginia Heath

ARC Review: “The Book Binder’s Daughter,” by Jessica Thorne

Ah, September. The start of the best season of the year. I am a leaf peeping, sweater wearing, cider drinking obsessive, and fall can't come soon enough. I was super excited to receive an ARC for The Book Binder's Daughter by Jessica Thorne, since it feels so much like the start of *spooky season.* Magical … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Book Binder’s Daughter,” by Jessica Thorne

ARC Review: “The Merchant and the Rogue,” by Sarah M. Eden

Happy Hurricane Henri, y'all! For those of you who don't know me, I am am east coast gal, and we are sitting with bated breathe waiting for Henri to arrive on our doorsteps and kick some branches down. I happen to love storms (a bit of a blasphemous opinion around here), but we are prepping … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Merchant and the Rogue,” by Sarah M. Eden

ARC Review: “Murder in a Teacup,” by Vicki Delany

Happy Sunday all! I finally thought that I was on top of things, only to realize an ARC I had marked for August actually came out in July! Murder in a Teacup is book two of Vicki Delany's Tea by the Sea Mystery series, and while I am a bigger fan of some of Vicki … Continue reading ARC Review: “Murder in a Teacup,” by Vicki Delany

ARC Review: “Murder in Connemara,” by Carlene O’Connor

Another day, another cozy set in Ireland. I am a sucker for all things Ireland/Scotland, and when that obsession intersects with my love of all cozies, you get a no brainer. Carlene O'Connor writes another cozy series set in Ireland called Irish Village Mystery, but the Home to Ireland series is a little newer (Murder … Continue reading ARC Review: “Murder in Connemara,” by Carlene O’Connor

Book Review: “Bringing Down the Duke,” by Evie Dunmore

Another week, another amazing romcom! Only this time, historical romance is the name of the game. Bringing Down the Duke was recommended by a friend and I will never be able to repay her because League of Extraordinary Women may be my new favorite historical fiction series! Women's suffrage and hot dukes and scandals, oh … Continue reading Book Review: “Bringing Down the Duke,” by Evie Dunmore