Items tagged "cozy mystery"

A Cozy for All Seasons!

I love a good cozy mystery. From the early inventors of the sub-genre (think Agatha Christie and Ngaio Marsh) to contemporary writers (like Jenn McKinlay and Parnell Hall) a good cozy mystery is clever, thought provoking and entertaining. If you are familiar with Joanne Fluke, you might know that her “Hannah Swensen” mysteries have been […]

Cozy Not Cozy

I’m a sucker for cozy mysteries. I love them. I like other mysteries, too, but the more limited and more specific realm of the cozy appeals to me. I also love when writers are clever enough to successfully mix genre effectively. One such book is The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Sansom. This is […]

Early Summer Solstice Reads

I recently finished up a course of study, and I am really excited to get back into reading some books that weren’t assigned to me by someone. I’m also excited that we’re getting toward the summer. With summer comes the Summer Solstice right around the corner. The longest day of the year is a holiday for some, an astronomical point of reference for others, but a noteworthy occurrence.