Posts Categorized: Mystery

Review: The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum by Kirsten Weiss

Review: The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum by Kirsten Weiss

The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum (A Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum Mystery #1) by Kirsten Weiss Blurb: When Maddie Kosloski’s career flatlines, she retreats to her wine-country hometown for solace and cheap rent. Railroaded into managing the local paranormal museum, she’s certain the rumors of its haunting are greatly exaggerated. But a new ghost may be on the loose. A fresh corpse in the museum embroils Maddie in murders past and present. With her high school bully as one of the officers in charge, Maddie doubts justice will be served. When one of her best friends is arrested, she’s certain it… Read more »

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Review: The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn

Review: The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn

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. The Semester of Our Discontent (Lila Maclean Mystery #1) by Cynthia Kuhn Blurb: English professor Lila Maclean is thrilled about her new job at prestigious Stonedale… Read more »

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Review: Amanda Lester and the Orange Crystal Crisis by Paula Berinstein

Review: Amanda Lester and the Orange Crystal Crisis by Paula Berinstein

Amanda Lester and the Orange Crystal Crisis (Amanda Lester, Detective #2) by Paula Berinstein Blurb: If only Sherlock Holmes’s great-great-grandson weren’t such a dork . . . There’s a new student at the Legatum Continuatum School for the Descendants of Famous Detectives and Amanda is supposed to work with him. Scapulus Holmes is a descendant of the great Sherlock and he’s crazy about her. Unfortunately she thinks he’s a dork and would rather die than have anything to do with him. But when the kids discover a dead body encrusted with strange living crystals, Amanda realizes she needs Holmes’s help…. Read more »

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Review: Yarned and Dangerous by Sadie Hartwell

Review: Yarned and Dangerous by Sadie Hartwell

Yarned and Dangerous (Tangled Web Mystery #1) by Sadie Hartwell Blurb: Time has not been kind to sleepy Dorset Falls, Connecticut, where an erstwhile resident is hoping to bring a tattered yarn shop back to life—but with a murderer on the loose, the whole town is in knots… Josie Blair left Dorset Falls twelve years ago in hopes of making it big in New York City. But after earning an overpriced master’s degree and getting fired by a temperamental designer, she finds herself heading back to her hometown. Her great-uncle was injured in a car accident, and newly unemployed Josie… Read more »

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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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