Posts Categorized: Mystery

Review: Baking is Murder by Kathy Cranston

Review: Baking is Murder by Kathy Cranston

Baking is Murder (Bee’s Bakehouse Mysteries #1) by Kathy Cranston Blurb: Newly redundant and recently divorced, there’s never been a better time for Jessie Henderson to pack up her life in the city and move to Springdale, the small town where she spent childhood summers with her Aunt Bee. Luckily for Jessie, Springdale is every bit as quirky and idyllic as she remembers, and Bee’s baking is just as mouth-watering. Then the unthinkable happens and there’s a murder on the outskirts of town. Worse still, Jessie’s new friend is the prime suspect. The cops think the case is cut-and-dry, but… Read more »

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Review: The Daydreamer Detective Braves the Winter by SJ Pajonas

Review: The Daydreamer Detective Braves the Winter by SJ Pajonas

The Daydreamer Detective Braves The Winter (Miso Cozy Mysteries #2) by S.J. Pajonas Rating: 4 stars Blurb: December has set in and just when the rural town of Chikata is recovering from one murder, Mei and her new boyfriend, Yasahiro, find their friend, Etsuko, dead in her apartment. Etsuko was sweet and talented, and now everyone suspects her longtime boyfriend killed her. Mei doesn’t believe it, though, and she vows to help solve the crime. But Mei has more to think about than murder. With the barn gone and their vegetable stores destroyed, she and her mother are down to… Read more »

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Review: The Case of the Wilted Broccoli by Will Hertling

Review: The Case of the Wilted Broccoli by Will Hertling

The Case of the Wilted Broccoli by Will Hertling Rating: 4 stars Blurb: Willow and her brothers, Elon and Linden, want to build the best science fair project ever, and their plan to build a quadcopter that can fly itself is sure to win. But they’re up against stiff competition, including Willow’s best friends. The science fair takes an unexpected backseat when students at Mt. Hood Elementary start getting sick, including Willow. Everyone thinks it’s just a stomach flu, but Willow suspects there’s something wrong with the school lunches. Willow, Elon, and Linden will have to work together, using their… Read more »

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Lola’s Ramblings: My Favorite Cozy Mysteries

Lola’s Ramblings: My Favorite Cozy Mysteries

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. Last year I started reading… Read more »

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Review: Grilled for Murder by Maddie Day

Review: Grilled for Murder by Maddie Day

Grilled For Murder (Country Store Mysteries #2) by Maddie Day Blurb: Robbie Jordan may have had reservations about the murder victim, but she still needs to turn up the heat on a killer if she wants to keep her new restaurant open for business… In the charming small town of South Lick, Indiana, Robbie has transformed a rundown country store into the runaway hit Pans ‘N Pancakes. But the most popular destination for miles around can also invite trouble. Erica Shermer may be the widow of handsome local lawyer Jim Shermer’s brother, but she doesn’t appear to be in mourning…. Read more »

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Review: Rest in Peach by Susan Furlong

Review: Rest in Peach by Susan Furlong

Rest in Peach (Georgia Peach Mystery #2) by Susan Furlong Blurb: In the refreshing new Georgia Peach Mystery from the author of Peaches and Scream, an upcoming debutante ball turns into the pits when a juicy murder scandalizes a small town. The annual Peach Cotillion, Cays Mill, Georgia’s biggest event, is fast approaching and Nola Mae Harper is just as excited as the rest of the town—even though she’s busy juggling both the cotillion dinner and the grand opening of her new shop, Peachy Keen. But she never expected that plans for the cotillion would end up in the pits… Read more »

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Review: Reining in Murder by Leigh Hearon

Review: Reining in Murder by Leigh Hearon

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. Seem like this wasn’t my month for this meme. The first winner was a DNF and then I picked the second place and ended up with… Read more »

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