Posts Categorized: Mystery

My To-Be Read List #17: chosen book

My To-Be Read List #17: chosen book

My To-Be Read List is a meme hosted by Because Reading is Better Than Real Life where at the beginning of the month visitors can choose which book I’ll be reading this month. On the first saturday of a month the poll will be up, then on the second saturday of the month I’ll announce the book that won and on the last saturday of the month I’ll post my review of the book. It was an exciting vote this month! Each book got a lot of votes and it kept switfting which book was ahead till The semester of… Read more »

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Review: Murder at Redwood Cove by Janet Finsilver

Review: Murder at Redwood Cove by Janet Finsilver

Murder at Redwood Cove (Redwood Cove #1) by Janet Finsilver Blurb: Bed, breakfast…and a body! If it weren’t for the fact that she’s replacing a dead man, Kelly Jackson would love her new job managing the Redwood Cove Bed and Breakfast on the coast of Northern California. But Bob Phillips did plunge off the cliff to his death…and Kelly’s starting to think it may not have been an accident. Bob’s retired friends—The “Silver Sentinels”—are also on the case, especially when Kelly is attacked…and another body turns up. Kelly has her hands full with overseeing the B&B’s annual Taste of Chocolate… Read more »

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Lola’s Ramblings: Reading Books in a New to Me Genre – (Cozy) Mystery

Lola’s Ramblings: Reading Books in a New to Me Genre – (Cozy) Mystery

Lola’s Ramblings is a feature on my blog Lola’s Reviews where I ramble on about a book related or a non-book related topic. These are discussion type of posts where I talk about a topic and readers can weigh in on the topic in the comments. Usually these posts are everything that doesn’t fall under any standard header, like tours, cover reveals, memes, challenges, recaps or reviews. Lola’s Ramblings posts are discussions of a certain topic and my point of view on them. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. This year I participated in… Read more »

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Review: Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy by Paula Berinstein

Review: Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy by Paula Berinstein

Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy (Amanda Lester, Detective #1) by Paula Berinstein Blurb: A reluctant detective, a criminal mastermind, and . . . sugar? Amanda Lester wouldn’t be caught dead going into the family business. Her ancestor, Sherlock Holmes’s colleague Inspector G. Lestrade, is a twit. Nevertheless her parents refuse to see his flaws, and she’s going to a secret English school for the descendants of famous detectives whether she likes it or not. When Amanda arrives at the dreaded school, she considers running away—until she and her new friends discover blood and weird pink substances in odd… Read more »

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Blog Tour: Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy by Paula Berinstein – Guest Post: Lights, Action, Book Cover!

Blog Tour: Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy by Paula Berinstein – Guest Post: Lights, Action, Book Cover!

I don’t participate in a lot of blog tours, but I just had to participate in this one. Whe I first heard about this book I knew I had to read it and having just finished the book last week I can tell you it’s awesome! I loved the book. Be sure to keep an eye out for my review next week. Today I have an awesome guest post written by the author to share with you, it’s about the cover designing process. I love the covers for this book series, so when I decided to join the tour I… Read more »

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Review: Death Crashes the Party by Vickie Fee

Review: Death Crashes the Party by Vickie Fee

Death Crashes the Party (A Liv And Di In Dixie Mystery #1) by Vickie Fee Blurb: In the quirky, close-knit town of Dixie, Tennessee, party planner Liv McKay has a knack for throwing Southern-style soirées, from diamonds-and-denim to black tie affairs, and her best friend Di Souther mixes a mean daiquiri. While planning a Moonshine and Magnolias bash for high maintenance clients, Liv inconveniently discovers a corpse in the freezer and turns her attention from fabulous fêtes to finding a murderer. Together, Liv and Di follow a trail of sinister secrets in their sweet little town that leads them from… Read more »

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Review: Deceptions by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Deceptions by Kelley Armstrong

Deceptions (Cainsville #3) by Kelley Armstrong Blurb; TRUST NO ONE Olivia Jones is desperate for the truth. The daughter of convicted serial killers, she has begun to suspect that her parents are innocent of their crimes. But who can she trust, in a world where betrayal and deception hide in every shadow? RISK EVERYTHING Liv does have one secret weapon: a mysterious sixth sense that helps her to anticipate danger. The trouble is, this rare power comes with its own risks. There are dark forces that want to exploit Liv’s talents – and will stop at nothing to win her… Read more »

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