Ask Mrs. Merrick… The Greatest Advice Ever

Ask Mrs. Merrick… The Greatest Advice Ever

Dear Mrs. Merrick:What's the best advice you've ever received?I’ve received a lot of advice over my 78 years. Some of it was good. Most of it was a load of malarkey. But there’s one piece that stands out above the rest.I was in grade school, and it was coming up on my...

Daryl Wood Gerber – Final Sentence (A Cookbook Nook Mystery)

Daryl Wood Gerber – Final Sentence (A Cookbook Nook Mystery)

This is another book near the top of my #tbrlist this month. I haven't read Daryl's books before, but I've heard she's good. Here's the blurb for this cute book, the first in the "Cookbook Nook Mystery" series:"In need of a change, Jenna Hart leaves the high-pressure...

Miranda James – Murder Past Due (A Cat In the Stacks Mystery)

Miranda James – Murder Past Due (A Cat In the Stacks Mystery)

A cozy mystery with a cat. No surprise that I like this one! It's more than that though, the writing is excellent and the mystery is interesting. I'm almost done the book (so I still don't know who did it - no spoilers please! LOL) and I'm looking forward to book...

Laura Childs – Motif for Murder (A Scrapbooking Mystery)

Laura Childs – Motif for Murder (A Scrapbooking Mystery)

This is the first book I've read by Laura Childs. It was pretty good! I love cozy plots, but I was surprised a little by the language (it was mild, but I wasn't expecting any language at all, so it caught me off guard). Relationships were also a bit more casual than...

Jan Dunlap – The Boreal Owl Murder

Jan Dunlap – The Boreal Owl Murder

Another birding mystery! This one is the first in "The Bob White Birder Murder Mysteries" series. I was lucky enough to see a boreal owl up close once. It was beautiful! Here's the blurb for this book:"Birding, the gentle pastime of watching birds, can at times become...

G.K. Chesterton – Father Brown: The Essential Tales

G.K. Chesterton – Father Brown: The Essential Tales

Okay, I confess! I love the BBC "Father Brown" mysteries, and I super-love the cover of this book. But I have yet to read it (hangs head in shame). I have a feeling I'll love the book, too. What a great present this was to receive!"G. K. Chesterton’s Father Brown may...

Lisa Harris – Chef’s Deadly Dish (A Cozy Crumb Mystery)

Lisa Harris – Chef’s Deadly Dish (A Cozy Crumb Mystery)

As far as I know, "Heartsong Presents Mysteries" is no longer publishing. That's too bad! I received a number of them for Christmas last year. This one looks fun! And it's part of a series. Here's the blurb:"The Chef is cooking up trouble. One of Pricilla Crumbs...