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The purpose of this cozy mystery challenge is for you to have fun, and find out about some new to you books and authors. You can read as many or as few categories you want. You may read one or one hundred books in a category. Enjoy and share with us what you are reading.  The challenge starts January 1, 2020

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  1. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started
  3. Magical Mystery- Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it
  4. The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season
  5. Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title
  6. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover
  7. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White
  8. Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA
  9. Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character)
  10. Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store
  11. What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)
  12. Whatever -- Make up your own Category

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?

 



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My spot

  1. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).
    1. Ghoul you be my Valentine by Olivia James done 1/28
    2. Last Pen Standing by Vivian Conroy done 2/19
    3. In Peppermint Peril by Joy Avon done 2/25
    4. Mousse and Murder by Elizabeth Logan done 6/13
    5. Pancakes and Corpses by Agatha Frost done 7/1
    6. A Spell for Trouble by Esme Addison done 11/21
    7. Curses, Boiled Again by Shari Randall done 9/9
    8. Here Comes the Body by Maria DiRico done 11/24
    9. Christmas Cow Bells by Mollie Cox Bryan done 12/21
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started
    1. Deja Moo by Kirsten Weiss done 1/20
    2. Execution in E by Alexia Gordon done 3/28
    3. The Skeleton Stuffs a Stocking by Leigh Perry done 5/20
    4. Evil Eye by Alyssa Day  done 6/19
    5. Lowcountry Boomerang by Susan M. Boyer done 6/30
    6. The Megalodon Mix- UP by Amanada M. Lee done 7/10
    7. Murder in the Storybook Cottage by Ellery Adams. done 8/13
  1. Magical Mystery- Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it
    1. Witchful Thinking by Kristen Painter done 4/6
    2. Bad to the Crone by Amanda M. Lee done 5/28
    3. Fooled Around and Spelled in Love by Michelle M. Pillow 7/11
    4. Fried Chicken and Fangs by Bella Falls done 9/15
    5. The Undead Uproar by Amanda M. Lee done 10/24
    6. Spells's Bells by Annabell Chase done 12/26
  2. The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season
    1. The Spook in the Stacks by Eva Gates done 2/1 Fall
    2. Steamed Open by Barbara Ross done 2/14 summer
    3. Buried in the Stacks by Allison Brooks (Winter) done 5/8
  3. Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title
    1. Murder in Galway by Carlene O'Connor done 2/16
    2. Steeped in Murder by Kirsten Weiss done 3/4
    3. Murder on the SS Rosa by Lee Strauss done 3/7
    4. The Novel Art of Murder by V.M. Burns 4/19
    5. Cancelled by Murder by Jean Flowers 5/12
    6. A Ladies Guide to Gossip and Murder by Dianne Freemand done 6/14
    7. Matchmaking can be Murder by Amanda Flower done 6/29
    8. Murder she Knit by Peggy Ehrdart done 8/6
    9. Murder at Kingscote by Alyssa Maxwell done 9/20
    10. Murder Cuts the Mustard by Jessica Ellicott done 11/4
    11. A Most Curious Muder by Elizabeth kate Buzzelli done 12/10
    12. Murder Comes to Call by Jessica Ellicott done 12/22
    13. A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder by Dianne Freeman done 12/29
  4. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover
    1. Stamped out by Tonya Kappes done 5/16
    2. A Sprinkling of Murder by Daryl wood Gerber done 7/28
    3. Crochet and Cauldrons by Nancy Warren done 10/27
    4. Murder No Votiive Confidence by Chrstin Breecher done 12/10
  5. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White
    1. Wed, Read & Dead by V.M. Burns 5/5
    2. Murder in the Reading Room by Ellery Adams done 6/26
    3. Murder Flies the Coop by Jessica Ellicott done 9/30
    4. From Beer to Eternity by Sherry Harris done 11/26
  6. Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA
    1. To the Land of Long Lost Friends by Alexander McCall Smith done 3/3
    2. Dead in Dublin by Catie Murphy done 3/17
    3. Buried to the Brim by Jenn McKinley done 4/8
    4. Death Comes to the Nursery by Catherine Lloyd done 7/24
  7. Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character)
    1. Secrets in a Bottle by Shelly West done 4/1
    2. Lethal Licorice by Amanda Flower done 4/23
    3. That Broke Witch by MZ Andrewes 8/11
    4. Witch Out of Water by Amanda M. Lee done 11/27
  8. Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store
    1. The Coloring Crook by Krista Davis done 1/26
    2. The Stolen Letter by Paige Shelton done 5/29
    3. A Scandel in Scarlett by Vicki Delany done 6/15
  9. What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)
    1. Death by Chowder by Donna Walo Clancy done 1/9
    2. Cake and Punishment by Maymee Bell doen 2/2
    3. A Deadly Eclair by Daryl Wood Gerber done 7/9
    4. Murder with Honey Ham Biscuits done 8/27
  10. Whatever -- Senior citizens as main characters
    1. Later Gator by Jana DeLeon done 2/7

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?

Death by Chowder  Massachuetts

Lowcountry Boondoggle by Susan M. Boyer South Carolina

Do you REally Want to Haunt Me by Mandy M. Roth



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Thanks, Alice!

My spot.

  1. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).
    Wine and Punishment (A Literary Pub Mystery) Author: Sarah Fox
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started
    Miss Frost Says I Do: A Nocturne Falls Mystery (Jayne Frost) Author: Kristen Painter
  3. Magical Mystery- Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it
    The Deadly Daiquiri (Enchanted Coast Magical Mysteries) Author: Tegan Maher
  4. The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season
    winter - 
    Something Read Something Dead (Lighthouse Library, Bk 5) Author: Eva Gates
    spring - A Curio Killing (A Keepsake Cove Mystery) Author: Mary Ellen Hughes
    summer - Down: A Doyle Witch Cozy Mystery (Volume 3) Author: Kirsten Weiss
    fall - Masking for Trouble (Costume Shop, Bk 2) Author: Diane Vallere
  5. Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title
    Past Due for Murder: A Blue Ridge Library Mystery Author: Victoria Gilbert
  6. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover
    Careless Whiskers (Cat in the Stacks Mystery) Author: Miranda James
  7. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White
    Berried Secrets (Cranberry Cove, Bk 1) Author: Peg Cochran
  8. Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA
  9. Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character)
    Steeped in Murder: A Tea and Tarot Cozy Mystery Author: Kirsten Weiss
  10. Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store
    Can't Judge a Book By Its Murder (Main Street Book Club, Bk 1) Author: Amy Lillard
  11. What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)
    One Potato, Two Potato, Dead Author: Lynn Cahoon
  12. Whatever -- Make up your own Category - Read a book with an unusual pet (not a dog or cat)
    Who's Dead, Doc? (A Jules & Bun Mystery) Author: J.M. Griffin

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?

Alaska - Mousse and Murder (Alaskan Diner, Bk 1) Author: Elizabeth Logan
California - Pies before Guys (A Pie Town Mystery) Author: Kirsten Weiss
Connecticut - Word to the Wise (A Library Lover's Mystery) Author: Jenn McKinlay
Florida - Sugar and Vice (Cookie House, Bk 2) by Eve Calder
Idaho - One Potato, Two Potato, Dead Author: Lynn Cahoon
Iowa - Witch Way to Murder (Ophelia and Abby #1) Author: Shirley Damsgaard
Maryland - A Curio Killing (A Keepsake Cove Mystery) Author: Mary Ellen Hughes
Massachusets - 15 Minutes of Flame (Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery, Bk 3) Author: Christin Brecher
Michigan - Berried Secrets (Cranberry Cove, Bk 1) Author: Peg Cochran
Mississippi - Careless Whiskers (Cat in the Stacks Mystery) Author: Miranda James
Nevada - Masking for Trouble (Costume Shop, Bk 2) Author: Diane Vallere
New Hampshire - Left Fur Dead (Jules & Bun, Bk 1) Author: J. M. Griffin
New York - Verse and Vengeance (Magical Bookshop, Bk 4) Author: Amanda Flower
North Carolina - Something Read Something Dead (Lighthouse Library, Bk 5) Author: Eva Gates
Vermont - Death by Crockpot (A Kissing Bridge Cozy Mystery) Author: Linda West
Virginia - Goodnight Moo (Buttermilk Creek, Bk 2) Author: Mollie Cox Bryan
West Virginia - Not a Creature Was Stirring (Merry & Bright Handcrafted Mystery) Author: Christina Freeburn



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This year I will try to read 4 from each category; that is about 1 a week.

Nice to Meet You - Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).

  1. Wild Goose Chase (Quilting Mystery, Bk 1) :: Terri Thayer
  2. Caked in Murder (Sundae Afternoon Cozy Mysteries) :: Gretchen Allen  (also Murder in title)
  3. The Knitting Fairy :: Jaime Marsman
  4. Relative Chaos (Klutter Killer, Bk 1) :: Kay Finch

Next in Line - Read the next book in a series you have started

  1. The Body in the Basement :: Katherine Hall Page
  2. The Body in the Bog (Faith Fairchild, Bk 7) :: Katherine Hall Page
  3. Strung Out To Die: A Divorced Diva Mystery (Volume 1) :: Tonya Kappes (I know this is Volume 1, but it doesn't fit anywhere else, and I did read a short story prequel.)
  4. Death Warmed Over (Deb Ralston, Bk 4) :: Lee Martin
  5. Hacker (Deb Ralston, Bk 8) :: Lee Martin
  6. The Day That Dusty Died :: Lee Martin
  7. Death Waxed Over (Candlemaking, Bk 3) :: Tim Myers
  8. Courting Can Be Killer (Amish Matchmaker, Bk. 2) :: Amanda Flower
  9. Celebrity Sudoku (Sudoku, Bk 6) :: Kaye Morgan

Magical Mystery - Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it

  1.  Snow Cold Case: A Mystic Snow Globe Romantic Mystery (The Mystic Snow Globe Mystery Series) (Volume 1) :: M.Z. Andrews  (winter; also cat, also red letters, also new author)
  2. Miss Frost Solves A Cold Case (Nocturne Falls: Jayne Frost, Bk 1) :: Kristen Painter (also cat)
  3. Miss Frost Ices The Imp: A Nocturne Falls Mystery (Jayne Frost) (Volume 2) :: Kristen Painter  (also cat)
  4. Miss Frost Cracks A Caper (Jayne Frost) (Volume 4) :: Kristen Painter

The Changing Seasons - Read 4 books each with a different season

  1. Deserts, Driving, and Derelicts (A Camper and Criminals Cozy Mystery Series) (Volume 2) :: Tonya Kappes (summer)
  2. Forests, Fishing, & Forgery: A Camper and Criminals Cozy Mystery (Volume 3) :: Tonya Kappes  (fall)
  3. Christmas, Criminals, and Campers - A Camper and Criminals Cozy Mystery Series ::Tonya Kappes (winter)
  4. Matchmaking Can Be Murder (An Amish Matchmaker Mystery) :: Amanda Flower (spring)

Murder - Read a cozy with Murder in the title

  1. Christmas Can be Murder: A Chaplain Merriman Christian Cozy Mystery (book 1) (Chaplain Merriman Christian Cozy Mysteries) (Volume 1) :: Jacob Lee, Liz Dodwell
  2. Exception to Murder (Mark Shigata, Bk 4)  :: Anne Wingate
  3. Too Sane A Murder (Deb Ralston Bk 1) :: Lee Martin
  4. Hal's Own Murder Case (Deb Ralston, Bk 5) :: Lee Martin
  5. The Mensa Murders (Deb Ralston, Bk 7) :: Lee Martin
  6. Inherited Murder: A Deb Ralston Mystery :: Lee Martin
  7. Genealogy of Murder (Deb Ralston, Bk 12) :: Lee Martin

Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover

  1. Miss Frost Braves the Blizzard (Jayne Frost, Bk 5) :: Kristen Painter
  2. Snuffed Out (Candlemaking, Bk 2) :: Tim Myers
  3. Assaulted Caramel (Amish Candy Shop, Bk 1) :: Amanda Flower
  4. Lethal Licorice (Amish Candy Shop, Bk 2) :: Amanda Flower

Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White

  1. Cold Case and Cupcakes :: Harper Lin
  2. Death by Deception (Mark Shigata, Bk 1)  :: Anne Wingate
  3. The Eye of Anna (Mark Shigata, Bk 2) :: Anne Wingate
  4. The Buzzards Must Also Be Fed :: Anne Wingate
  5. Yakuza, Go Home! (Mark Shigata, Bk 5) :: Anne Wingate
  6. A Conspiracy of Strangers (Deb Ralston, Bk 2) :: Lee Martin
  7. Deficit Ending (Deb Ralston, Bk 6)  :: Lee Martin
  8. The Thursday Club :: Lee Martin

Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA

  1. Death Overdue (Karen Nash, Bk 2) :: Mary Lou Kirwin
  2. The Body in the Fjord (Faith Fairchild, Bk 8) :: Katherine Hall Page
  3. Buried to the Brim (Hat Shop, Bk 6) :: Jenn McKinlay
  4. Miss Frost Chills the Cheater (Jayne Frost, Bk 6) :: Kristen Painter

Grandparents are Great - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character)

  1. Granny Bares It All (Secret Agent Granny, Bk 4) :: Harper Lin
  2. Fixin' To Die (Kenni Lowry, Bk 1) :: Tonya Kappes
  3. Six Feet Under (Kenni Lowry Mystery) :: Tonya Kappes
  4. Bird in a Cage (Deb Ralston, Bk 11) :: Lee Martin

Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store

  1. Used for Murder (Used Bookstore, Bk 1) :: Heidi M Buck 
  2. Murder at the Blue Owl (Deb Ralston, Bk 3) :: Lee Martin (the Blue Owl is a theater, but it contains a small bookshop)
  3. Miss Frost Saves The Sandman: A Nocturne Falls Mystery (Jayne Frost) (Volume 3) :: Kristen Painter (ok, it's really a toy store, but the focus in this volume is on selling a book.)
  4. Alice in Murderland (A Paranormal Cozy Mystery) (Magical Bookshop Mystery) (Volume 1) Author: Samantha Silver

What's cooking - Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)

  1. The Candy Cane Caper (Cozy Culinary Mystery) :: Josi S. Kilpack
  2. Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries (Camper & Criminals, Bk 1) :: Tonya Kappes
  3. The Body in the Bookcase (Faith Fairchild, Bk 9) :: Katherine Hall Page  
  4. Food Festival and a Funeral (The Pink Cupcake Mysteries) (Volume 3) :: Harper Lin

Whatever - Make up your own Category - murderless mystery

  1. Nobody's Safe by Carole Jefferson
  2. Wildfire :: Carole Jefferson
  3. A Lode of Secrets :: Carole Jefferson
  4. Time will tell (Mysteries of Silver Peak) :: Carole Jefferson
  5. Empty Saddle (Mysteries of Silver Peak) :: Carole Jefferson
  6. Mysteries of Silver Peak Reunion Dance Book 9 :: Vera Dodge aka Carole Jefferson
  7. The Brief Haunting of Raspberry Hill (Crabapple Yarns, Bk 2) :: Jaime Marsman

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?



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Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).

  • Until Murder do Us Part by Cynthia Raye.....3/6/2020
  • Pots, Pies and Poison by A.M. Valli.....3/10/2020
  • Peach Clobbered by Anna Gerard.....3/12/2020
  • Murder in Midtown by Liz Freeland.......3/24/2020
  • Plotting for Murder by Tamra Baumann.....4/12/2020
  • Murder on the SS Mystique by Shelly West......4/14/2020
  • Bells, Tails & Murder by Kathy Penn.......4/29/2020
  • Murder, She Goat by Lucy Jackson......5/12/2020
  • Steeped  in Suspicion by Eryn Scott........6/8//2020
  • Death by Crockpot by Linda West......6/16/2020
  • Al Dente's Inferno by Stephanie Cole.....6/24/2020
  • Murder in a Scottish Shire by Traci Hall.....7/29/2020
  • A Study in Murder by Callie Hutton.....7/29/2020
  • Just Make Believe by Maggie Robinson........8/13/2020
  • Dead in Dublin by Catie Murphy......9/8/2020
  • Murder in the Balcony by Margaret Dumas......9/21/2020
  • Murder in the Margins by Margaret Loudon......11/16/2020
  • Mrs. Claus and the Santaland Slaying by Liz Ireland.....11/24/2020
  • In the Beginning There was Murder by P.C. James......12/6/2020

Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started....

  • A Grim Game by Blythe Baker....1/2/20
  • Downright Dead by Pamela Kopfler.....1/11/2020
  • Murder at the Arts and Crafts Festival by G.P. Gardner......2/11/2020
  • Amish False Witness by Samantha Price.....3/16/2020
  • Murder Ink by Lorraine Bartlett.......3/27/2020
  • Christmas, Criminals, and Campers by Tonya Kappes.....5/8/2020
  • Murder in Storybook Cottage by Ellery Adams.....6/1/2020
  • Murder by Mistake by Veronica Heley......9/8/2020
  • Nobody's Sweetheart Now by Maggie Robinson.....11/24/2020

Magical Mystery- Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it

  • Better Haunts and Garden Gnomes by Michelle M. Pillow......4/23/2020
  • Mrs. Morris and the Witch by Traci Wilton.......5/27/2020
  • Ghost Mortem by Jane Hinchey.............7/23/2020
  • To Catch a Witch by Heather Blake......8/11/2020

The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season.....

  • Mulberry Mischief by Sharon Farrow.....1/3/20 (autumn)
  • The Book of Candlelight by Ellery Adams....2/14/2020 (spring)
  • Tied Up With a Bow by Sheila Connolly.......2/21/2020 (winter)
  • A Scottish Fling by V.L. McBeath....5/23/2020.....(summer)

Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title

  • Murder Under the Covered Bridge by Elizabeth Perona....1/26/2020
  • Moved to Murder by CeeCee James.....1/29/2020
  • A Legacy of Murder by Connie Berry.....3/5/2020
  • Get Your Murder Running by Liliana Hart.....5/19/2020
  • A Testament to Murder by Vivian Conroy.......7/7/2020
  • Murder at Archly Manor by Sara Rosett.....7/10/2020
  • Murder in the Manor by Fiona Grace.....10/9/2020
  • Murder at Moreland Manor by Marilyn Grace......12/7/2020

Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover...

  • The Mousse Wonderful Time of the Year by H.Y. Hanna......1/8/2020
  • A Grave Situation by Libby Howard.....2/1/2020
  • Gone with the Whisker by Laura Cass.....5/11/2020
  • Trowel and Error by H.Y. Hanna.....6/13/2020
  • Six Cloves Under by Gin Jones.......6/20/2020

Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White

  • Wicked Wildlife by Mildred Abbott.....1/11/2020 (red)
  • Mysterious Mix Up by J.C. Kenney.......1/24/2020 (green)
  • Buried to the Brim by Jenn McKinlay......3/25/2020 (green)
  • The Body in the Turkish Bath by Shelly West....4/28/2020....(red)
  • Kicked the Bucket by CeeCee James.............7/25/2020 (green)
  • Jane Darrowfield Professional Busybody by Barbara Ross.....9/27/2020 (red and blue)

Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA

  • Get Thee to a Nunnery by Monica Knightley........2/8/2020 (England)
  • Be Still My Bleating Heart by Hannah Reed......2/25/2020 (Scotland)
  • The Body in the Fjord by Katherine Hall Page......4/5/2020....(Norway)
  • Execution in E by Alexa Gordon....5/13/2020......(Ireland)
  • Death on the Danube by Jennifer S. Alderson......5/31/2020....(Budapest)
  • Under the Guise of Death by Vivian Conroy........  7/16/2020    (Venice)
  • Death by Baguette by Jennifer S. Alderson........ 8/21/2020..... (France)
  • Death by Windmill by Jennifer S. Alderson........9/11/2020....(Netherlands)
  • Murder at Mena House by Erica Ruth Neubauer.........11/21/2020 ......(Egypt)
  • The Watchman of Rothenburg Dies by Adriana Licio 11/27/2020....(German)

Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does

not need to be main character)

  • Murder at the Dolphin Hotel by Helena Dixon.......2/16/2020
  • Botched Butterscotch by Amanda Flower............5/30/2020
  • Read or Alive by Nora Page........5/27/2020
  • Marshmallow Malice by Amanda Flower.....6/18/2020
  • Murder Can Confuse Your Chihuahua by Rose Pressey........7/15/2020
  • Death of a Wandering Wolf by Julia Buckley............7/24/2020
  • Cleaning is Murder by Elizabeth Spann Craig....7/29/2020

Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store

  • Thistles and Thieves by Molly MacRae.......2/15/2020
  • Stolen Letters by Paige Shelton.....4/20/2020
  • Books, Bludgeoning, and Beyond by H.L. Bur............6/2/2020
  • Color Me Murder by Kirsta Davis....6/11/2020
  • To Kill a Mocking Girl by Harper Kincaid......7/2020

What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)

  • In Cold Camomile by Joy Avon.....2/23/2020
  • A Black Place and a White Place by Patrice Greenwood......2/16/2020
  • Egg Drop Dead by Vivien Chien......6/27/2020
  • Murder with Honey Ham Biscuits by A. L. Herbert.......8/28/2020
  • Speak with Confection by Ruth Hartzler.......12/2/2020

Whatever -- Make up your own Category......Old Books on My Kindle......

  • A Display of Death by Gin Jones....1/7/2020
  • Murder on Millionaire's Row by Erin Lindsey.....3/12/2020
  • A Case of Conspiracy in Clerkenwell by Clara Benson.......5/16/2020
  • Baking Bad by Kim M. Watt...........7/17/2020
  • Dangerous and Unseemly by K.B. Owen......10/11/2020
  • Yule Be Sorry by Kim M. Watt.....10/19/2020

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?

  • Broadcast for Murder by J.C. Eaton.......11/18/2020.....Arizona
  • My Fair Latte by Vickie Fee.......12/29/2020....Arkansas
  • Memories and Murder by Lynn Cahoon....California.......3/1/2020
  • Chicken Culprit by Vicki Walton.....Colorado.....11/7/2020
  • Moving Can be Murder by Susan Santangelo......Conneticut......4/10/2020
  • Poppy Harmon Investigates by Lee Hollis......Florida......5/6/2020
  • Southern Double Cross by Caroline Fardig......Georgia......3/23/2020
  • Chili Cauldron Cruse by Lynn Cahoon.....Idaho.....9/24/2020
  • Cherry Scones & Broken Bones by Darci Hannah....Illinois......9/19/2020
  • Beaches, Bungalows, and Burglaries by Tonya Kappes....Kentucky.....4/3/2020
  • Bath Bomb and Beyond by Violet Patton - New Orleans, Louisiana......2/27/2020
  • "Twas the Knife Before Christmas by Jacqueline Frost......Maine......3/31/2020
  • Golden Malicious by Sheila Connolly...Massachuesetts.....10/11/2020
  • Bookmarked for Murder by V.M. Burns....Michigan...2/28/2020
  • Theater Nights are Murder by Libby Klein.....New Jersey.....5/5/2020
  • Sweet Magic by Connie Shelton......New Mexico......11/24/2020
  • Death on the Page by Essie Lang....New York.....4/22/2020
  • Farmer in the Dead by CeeCee James......North Carolina......3/18/2020
  • Matchmaking Can be Murder by Amanda Flowers.....Ohio.......4/19/2020
  • Gone With the Wings by Leena Clover...... 7/14/2020....Oklahoma
  • A Cop and a Coop by Hillary Avis......5/24/2020.....Oregon
  • Terror on Top by CeeCee James..........Pennyslvania............
  • Dead as a Door Knocker by Diane Kelly....Tennessee.....4/18/2020
  • The Fatal Funnel Cake by Livia J. Washburn....Texax.....4/2/2020
  • A Fatal Faberge' by Ellery Adams.....Vermont......3/19/2020
  • Bound for Murder by Victoria Gilbert.......Virginia.......3/22/2020
  • Murder Most Sweet by Laura Jensen Walker.....Wisconsin.....11/20/2020

 



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 For cozy discussion go to 2020 cozy Discussion topic 

  1. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that  is okay to use one of those).The Knitting Fairy Author: Jaime Marsman 2/3/20
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started Quilt As You Go (Harriet Truman, Bk 3) by Arlene Sachitano 1/6/20 &Stitches and Witches: A Paranormal Cozy Mystery (Vampire Knitting Club) by Nancy Warren 9/17/20 
  3. Magical Mystery- Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it Deader Homes and Gardens (Southern Ghost Hunter, Bk 4) by Angie Fox 6/10/20
  4. The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season Spring-Died in the Wool (Knit & Nibble, Bk 2) by Peggy Ehrhart 8/19/20-Summer- Grace Under Fury (Federal Bureau of Magic Cozy Mystery) by Annabel Chase 11/29/20 Fall- The Quilt Before the Storm (Harriet Truman / Loose Threads, Bk 5) by Arlene Sachitano 6/16/20 Winter-Miss Frost Says I Do by Kristen Painter 7/5/20
  5. Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title Murder at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison 4/8/20
  6. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover Quilt by Association (Harriet Truman / Loose Threads, Bk 4) by Arlene Sachitano 3/8/20
  7. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White The Haunted Heist (Southern Ghost Hunter, Bk 3) by Angie Fox 2/5/20 & No Guts, No Fury (Federal Bureau of Magic Cozy Mystery) by Annabel Chase 11/25/20
  8. Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA Flowers and Foul Play (Magic Garden, Bk 1) by Amanda Flower 2/11/20
  9. Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character)  Witch Chocolate Fudge (BEWITCHED BY CHOCOLATE Mysteries ~ Book 2) (Volume 2) by H.Y.Hanna 3/1/20 &The Vampire Knitting Club: First in a Paranormal Cozy Mystery Series by Nancy Warren 8/17/20
  10. Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store/library  Read and Gone: A Haunted Library Mystery by Allison Brook10/1/20
  11. What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)Witch Chocolate Fudge (BEWITCHED BY CHOCOLATE Mysteries ~ Book 2) (Volume 2) by H.Y.Hanna 3/1/20&Doom with a View (Merry Ghost Inn, Bk 2) by Kate Kingsbury12/4/20
  12. Whatever -- Make up your own Category-Medical No Cure for the Dead: A Florence Nightingale Mystery by Christine Trent 6/5/20

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?

  1. Washington State - Quilt As You Go (Harriet Truman, Bk 3) by Arlene Sachitano 1/6/20
  2. Tennessee - The Haunted Heist (Southern Ghost Hunter, Bk 3) by Angie Fox 2/5/20
  3. Massachusetts - Delivering the Truth (Quaker Midwife, Bk 1) by Edith Maxwell 8/5/20
  4. New Jersey  - Died in the Wool (Knit & Nibble, Bk 2) by Peggy Ehrhart 8/19/20 
  5. MaineFooled Around and Spelled in Love: A Cozy Paranormal Mystery (The Happily Everlasting Series) (Volume 3) by Michelle M. Pillow 8/24/20 
  6. Maryland - Grace Under Fury (Federal Bureau of Magic Cozy Mystery) by Annabel Chase 11/29/20
  7. Oregon Doom with a View (Merry Ghost Inn, Bk 2) by Kate Kingsbury 12/4/20


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Here is my list:

  1. Nice to Meet YouA Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder by Dianne Freeman,  Murder on the Bucket List by Elizabeth Perona, Untimely Death by Elizabeth J. Duncan 
  2. Next in Line -- Bewitched and Betrothed by Juliette Blackwell, Pumpkin Spice Peril by Jenn McKinlay, Book Supremacy by Kate Carlisle
  3. Magical Mystery- A Witch to Remember by Heather Blake, Miss Frost Cracks a Caper by Kristen Painter, Final Exam by Caorl J Perry
  4. The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season Winter: The Great Iowa Caucus Casserole Mystery by Rae Katherine Eighmey, Bloody Lessons by Louisa M. Locke, Miss Frost Braves a Blizzard by Kristen Painter SpringFlowers and Foul Play by Amanda Flower,  Summer: In Want of a Knife by Elizabeth Kane BuzzelliJackrabbit Junction Jitters by Ann Charles Fall: Fudge Bites by Nancy Coco, Bitter Harvest by Wendy Tyson, Miss Frost Cracks a Caper by Kristen Painter
  5. Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title Murder in the First Edition by Lauren Elliott, A Muddied Murder by Wendy Tyson, Shelved Under Murder by Victoria Gilbert
  6. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover Shot Through the Hearth by Kate Carlisle, Late Checkout by Carol J. Perry, A Fatal Yarn by Peggy Ehrhart 
  7. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White A  Farewell to Legs by Jeffrey Cohen, On My Way by Eve Langlais, Death with a Dark Red Rose by Julia Buckley
  8. Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA Buried to the Brim by Jenn McKinlay, A Forgotten Place by Charles Todd,  A Dangerous Engagement by Ashley Weaver
  9. Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character) The Dog Who Knew Too Much by Krista Davis, Arsenic and Azaleas by Dale Mayer, Something Read, Something Dead by  Eva Gates
  10. Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store Guidebook to Murder by Lynn Cahoon, The Whispered Word by Ellery Adams
  11. What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc) Dying for Devil's Food by Jenn McKinlay, Curses and Cupcakes by Michelle M. Pillow, In Cold Chocolate by Dorothy St. James
  12. Whatever -- Make up your own Category

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states? AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WA, WY



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  1. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).
  2. Next in Line -- Destination Murder by Jessica Fletcher.  Read 4/20/20
  3. Magical Mystery- The Curse of Braeburn Castle by Karen Menuhin Read 1/5/20
  4. The Changing Seasons -  Winter - Death in Damascus by Karen Menuhin Read 3/22/20
  5. Murder-- The Black Cat Murders by Karen Menuhin Read 1/3/20
  6. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover
  7. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White
  8. Traveling - Provence to Die For by Jessica Fletcher. Read 1/23/20
  9. Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character)
  10. Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store
  11. What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)
  12. Whatever -- BOOKS ON MY TBR PILE

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?

1) Louisiana - Murder in a Minor Key by Jessica Fletcher  Read 1/10/20

2) Nevada - You Bet Your Life by Jessica Fletcher   Read 2/15/20

3) Indiana - Majoring in Murder by Jessica Fletcher.  Read 4/3/20

4) Florida - Dying to Retire by Jessica Fletcher. Read 8/2/20
 



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Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names, its ok to use one)

  1.  Quilt As Desired (Harriet Truman, Loose Threads, BK 1) Arlene Sachitano
  2. Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth (Pennsylvania Dutch, Bk 1) Tamar Myers
  3. Retirement Can Be Murder (Baby Boomers, Bk 1) Susan Santangelo
  4. Engaged to Death (Wedding Planner, Bk 1) Stephanie Blackmoore    
  5. Expiration Date (Cook-Off, Bk 1) Devon Delaney
  6. Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes (Daisy's Tea Garden, Bk 1) Karen Rose Smith
  7. Murder Can Mess Up Your Masterpiece (Haunted Craft Fair, Bk 1) Rose Pressly
  8. Christmas Can be Murder by Jacob Lee and Liz Dodwell

The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season

  1.  SUMMER  Deserts, Driving, and Derelicts (Campers and Criminals, Bk 2) Tonya Kappes
  2.  SUMMER   The Scarlet Pepper (White House Gardener, Bk 1) Dorothy St James
  3. FALL        Forests, Fishing, Forgery (Camper & Criminals, Bk 3) Tonya Kappes
  4. FALL        A Crafty Killing (Victoria Square, Bk 1) Lorraine Bartlett
  5. WINTER   Fatal Frost (Dewberry Farm, bk 2) Karen MacInerney
  6. WINTER   Yule Be Dead (Victoria Square, Bk 5) Lorraine Bartlett
  7. SPRING   Toxic Toffee (Amish Candyshop, Bk 4) Amanda Flower  
  8. SPRING  Scene of the Grind (Killer Coffee, Bk 1) Tonya Kappes

Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title

  1.  Pudding Up With Murder (Undercover Dish, Bk 3) Julia Buckley    
  2. S'more Murders (Five-Ingredient, Bk 5) Maya Corrigan
  3.  One Hot Murder (Victoria Square, Bk 3) Lorainne Bartlett
  4. Coconut Layer Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 25 )  Joanne Fluke
  5. Murder with Cucumber Sandwiches (Daisy's Tea Garden, Bk 3) Karen Rose Smith

Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover

  1.  Death of a Cookbook Author (Hayley Powell, Bk 10) Lee Hollis            
  2. Death Over Easy (Country Store, Bk 5) Maddie Day
  3. Irish Stewed (Ethnic Eats, Bk 1) Kylie Logan
  4. Shot Through the Hearth (Fixer Upper, Bk 7) Kate Carlisle
  5. Death of a Blueberry Tart (Hayley Powell, Bk 12) Lee Hollis

Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White

  1. Foreign Eclairs (White House Chef, Bk 9) Julie Hyzy
  2. Seams Like Murder (Crochet, Bk 10) Betty Hechtman
  3. Tightening the Threads (Mainely Needlepoint, Bk 5) Lea Wait
  4. Thread the Halls (Mainely Needlepoint, Bk 6) Lea Wait
  5. Sealed Off (Clambake Bk 8) Barbara Ross
  6. Murder at the Mansion (Victorian Village, Bk 1) Sheila Connolly
  7. The Walled Flower (Victorian Square, Bk 2) Lorraine Bartlett
  8.  The Final Revielle (Living History Museum, Bk 1) Amanda Flower

Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA

  1. Buried to the Brim (Hat Shop Mystery) Jenn McKinlay   England
  2. Death at Buckingham Palace (Her Majesty Investigates, Bk 1) C.C. Benison     England
  3. The Semi-Sweet Hereafter (Chocolate Whisperer, Bk 3) Collette London           England
  4. Murder in Galway (Galway, Ireland Bk 1) Carlene O'Connor
  5.  

Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character)

  1. Snoop to Nuts (Nut House, Bk 2) Elizabeth Lee
  2. Nuts and Buried (Nut House, Bk 3) Elizabeth Lee     
  3. Dangling by a Thread (Mainely Needlepoint, Bk 4) Lea Wait
  4. Asking for Truffle (Southern Chocolate Shop, Bk 1) Dorothy St James
  5. The Tell-Tale Tart (Five-Ingredient, Bk 4) Maya Corrigan
  6. Baker's Deadly Dozen (Fresh Baked, Bk 12) Livia J. Washburn

Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store

  1. Grilling the Subject (Cookbook Nook, Bk 5) Daryl Wood Gerber   
  2. Death by Vanilla Latte (Bookstore Cafe, Bk 4) Alex Erickson       
  3. Hitting the Books (Library Lovers, Bk 9) Jenn McKInlay
  4. Death by Eggnog (Bookstore Cafe, Bk 5) Alex Erickson
  5.  Booking the Crook (Bookmobile Cat, Bk 7) Laurie Cass  

What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)

  1. Wedding Cake Crumble (Cupcake Bakery, Bk 10) Jenn McKinlay     
  2. Honey-Baked Homicide (A Down South Cafe, Bk 3) Gayle Leeson
  3. Forever Fudge (Candy Coated, Bk 6) Nancy CoCo 
  4. Crypt Suzette (Five-Ingredient, Bk 6) Maya Corrigan        
  5. Pie Hard (Pie Town, Bk 2) Kirsten Weiss
  6. Troubled Treats (Donut Shop, Bk 19) Jessica Beck
  7. Pumpkin Spice Peril (Cupcake Mystery, Bk 12) Jenn McKinlay
  8. Treacherous Tart (Pie in the Sky, Bk 2) Ellie Grant
  9.  Playing with BonBon Fire (Southern Chocolate Shop, Bk 2) Dorothy St James

Whatever -- Read cozy with a beverage in it's title or pictured on the cover

  1. Chai Another Day (Spice Shop, Bk 5) Leslie Budewitz    
  2. Death by Cafe Mocha (Bookstore Cafe Mystery) Alex Erickson
  3. The Grim Steeper (Teapot Collector, Bk 3) Amanda Cooper
  4. Murder with Cherry Tarts (Daisy's Tea Garden, Bk 4) Karen Rose Smith
  5. Murder with Clotted Cream (Daisy's Tea Garden, Bk 5) Karen Rose Smith
  6.  A Case of Syrah, Syrah (Wine Country, Bk 1) Nancy J. Parra
  7. Mocha and Murder (Killer Coffee, Bk 2) Tonya Kappes

BONUS

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?

  1. Arkansas  A Crime of Poison (Silver Six, Bk 3) Nancy Haddock    Meow
  2. Arizona       Dying for Devil's Food (Cupcake Bakery, Bk 11) Jenn McKInlay
  3. California      On the Hook (Crochet Mystery, Bk 12) Betty Hechtman    
  4. Colorado      Eternally 21 (Frugaliciolius, Bk 1) Linda Joffe Hull
  5. Connecticut   Kneading to Die (Pawsitively Organic, Bk 1) Liz Mugavero
  6. Georgia    A Passion for Haunted Fashion (Haunted Vintage, Bk 6) Rose Pressey    Meow
  7. Kentucky   Beaches, Bungalows, Burglaries (Campers & Criminals, Bk 1) Tonya Kappes
  8. Indiana           Strangled Eggs and Ham (Country Store, Bk 6) Maddie Day    
  9. Maine       Thread on Arrival (Mainely Needlepoint, Bk 8)  Lea Wait  
  10. Maryland    A Vintage Death (Keepsake Cove, Bk 2) Mary Ellen Hughes
  11. Massachusetts     Murder on Cape Cod (Cozy Capers Book Club, Bk 1) Maddie Day 
  12. Maryland   A Fatal Collection (Keepsake Cove, Bk 1) Mary Ellen Hughes
  13. Minnesota   Raspberry Danish Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 22) Joanne Fluke              
  14. New Jersey   Murder, She Knit (Knit and Nibble, Bk 1) Peggy Ehrhart
  15. New York  The Grim Steeper (Teapot Collection, Bk 3) Amanda Cooper           
  16. North Carolina  Checked Out (Village Library, Bk 1) Elizabeth Spann Craig
  17. Ohio      French Fried (Ethnic Eats, Bk 2) Kylie Logan    
  18. Oregon  Till Death Do Us Tart (Bakeshop, Bk 8 ) Ellie Alexander
  19. Pennsylvania     Just Plain Murder (Amish Mystery, Bk 6) Laura Bradford                      
  20. South Carolina    Patterned After Death (Southern Sewing Circle, Bk 12) Elizabeth Casey     
  21. Texas      Revenge of the Chili Queens (Chili Cookoff Mystery) Kylie Logan   
  22. Virginia     Silence of the Jams (Down South Cafe, Bk 2) Gayle Leeson    
  23. Washington      Live and Let Pie (Bakeshop, Bk 9) Ellie Alexander           
  24. Washington, DC  Oak and Dagger (White House Gardener, Bk 3) Dorothy St James

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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I'm going to try and do better this year.  Saving my spot.

  1. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).                                                                                                                                                                                                     Who Do, Voodoo? (Mind for Murder, Bk 1): Rochelle Staab                                                                                                                            Murder Off the Books: Evelyn David                                                                                                                                                      Better Off Read (Bookmobile Mystery, Bk 1): Nora Page                                                                                                                                Mrs. Morris and the Ghost (Salem B&B, Bk 1): Traci Wilton
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started                                                                                                                        Cat in a Zebra Zoot Suit: A Midnight Louie Mystery (The Midnight Louie Mysteries) (Volume 27): Carole Nelson Douglas                                        Ill Met by Murder (Shakespeare in the Catskills, Bk 2): Elizabeth J. Duncan                                 
  3. Magical Mystery- Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it                                                                                                                       Haunted And Hexed: (A Blackwood Bay Witches Paranormal Cozy Mystery) (Blackwood Bay Witches Mystery): Misty Bane                                    A Witch to Remember (Wishcraft, Bk 9): Heather Blake
  4. The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season                                                                                                                A Killer Carol (An Amish Mystery): Laura Bradford  -  Winter                                                                                                                          The Book of Candlelight (Secret, Book & Scone Society, Bk 3): Ellery Adams  - Spring                                                                                     Swamp Spook (A Miss Fortune Mystery): Jana DeLeon - Fall
  5. Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title                                                                                                                                              Just Plain Murder (Amish Mystery, Bk 6): Laura Bradford                                                                                                                      Matchmaking Can Be Murder (An Amish Matchmaker Mystery): Amanda Flower                                                                                         Murder Can Mess Up Your Masterpiece (Haunted Craft Fair, Bk 1): Rose Pressey                                                                                               The Scent of Murder (Jazz Ramsey, Bk 1): Kylie Logan
  6. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover                                                                                                                      Witchful Thinking: A Cozy Paranormal Mystery (The Happily Everlasting Series) (Volume 4): Kristen Painter                                              Checked Out (The Village Library Mysteries): Elizabeth Spann Craig                                                                                                             Fool's Moon (The Tarot Cats Mystery Series): Diane A.S. Stuckart
  7. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White                                                                                 Cat Got Your Crown: A Kitty Couture Mystery: Julie Chase                                                                                                                              Killer in the Carriage House (Victorian Village, Bk 2): Sheila Connolly                                                                                                     Escape Claws (Cat Lady, Bk 1): Linda Reilly                                                                                                                                                 Untimely Death (Shakespeare in the Catskills, Bk 1): Elizabeth J. Duncan
  8. Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA                                                                                                                                      Fatality in F (Gethsemane Brown Mystery): Alexia Gordon (Ireland)                                                                                                                Broom With a View (Sea Witch, Bk 1): Morgana Best (Australia)
  9. Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character)                                        The Dog Who Knew Too Much (A Paws & Claws Mystery): Krista Davis                                                                                                           Dead of Winter (A Mattie Winston Mystery): Annelise Ryan
  10. Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store                                                                                                                                      The Whispered Word (Secret, Book & Scone Society, Bk 2): Ellery Adams                                                                                                    The Coloring Crook (Pen & Ink, Bk 2): Krista Davis                                                                                                                                                            
  11. What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)                                                                                                 Death by Crockpot: A Gripping Humorous Suspense Thriller With Twists and Fun (A Kissing Bridge Cozy Mystery): Linda West                               Curses and Cupcakes (Happily Everlasting, Bk 6): Michelle M. Pillow
  12. Whatever -- Make up your own Category - Book with witches                                                                                                                           Lucky Charm (Spellbound Paranormal Cozy Mystery) (Volume 4): Annabel Chase                                                                                               Bad to the Crone (A Spell's Angels Cozy Mystery): Amanda M. Lee                                                                                                                    Magic & Mischief (Starry Hollow Witches): Annabel Chase                                                                                                                                Sweet Tea & Spells (A Southern Charms Cozy Mystery): Bella Falls


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Date Posted: 12/29/2019 7:43 AM ET
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Here's my list for 2020:

  1. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those). Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started. Death of a Perfect Wife by M. C. Beaton
  3. Crafty Mystery--Read a book that has some sort of craft in it. The Quick and the Thread by Amanda Lee
  4. The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season: Winter Season Death of a Prankster by M. C. Beaton Autumn Season Snobbery With Violence by M. C. Beaton
  5. Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title Murder in St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson
  6. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover. Introducing Agatha Raisin by M. C. Beaton
  7. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White. Off Kilter by Hannah Reed
  8. Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA A Grim Game by Blythe Baker
  9. Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character) Poppy Redfern and the Midnight Murders by Tessa Arlen
  10. Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store
  11. What's cooking -- Read a cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc) Death of a Snob by M. C. Beaton
  12. Whatever -- Make up your own Category

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?



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Hoping to be more organized with my reading this year! 

12/31/2020 - More organized, yes, and completed all the challenges except 50 settings in 50 states.

  1. Nice to Meet You! - Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those). - First Stone (Stepping Stone Cycle, #1) by Gary Ballard, John Rader (John Rader Thrillers, #1) by Ian Quarry, Bitch Factor (Dixie Flanagan, #1) by Chris Rogers, The Murderous Macaron: A Provence Cozy Mystery, #1) by Ana T. Drew, Microphones and Murder (A Podcasting Sisters Mystery, #1) by Erin Huss, Kelly's Koffee Shop (Cedar Bay Mystery, #1) by Dianne Harman, Posies and Poisons (Sweetfern Harbor, #1) by Wendy Meadows, Scones and Scoundrels (A Scheming Spires Mystery, #1) by Charlotte Graham, Sweet Saboteur (The Cozy Cafe Mysteries, #1) by C.A. Phipps, Culture Shock (The Gunn Files, #1) by M.G. Herron, Home Sweet Witch (Lily Sweet Mysteries, #1) by Bettina M. Johnson, The Innocence of Father Brown (Father Brown, #1) by G.K. Chesterton, Alpaca to the Rescue (A Camping Capers Mystery Short) by Jenna Lynn Badger, The Hawaiian Burger Murder (Burger Bar Mystery, #0.5) by Rosie A. Point, Murder is Binding (Booktown, #1) by Lorna Barrett, The Secret Santa Mystery (Highland Horse Whisperer, #0) by Roz Marshall, Crime Beat Girl by Geri Dreiling, Fowl Murder (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #1) by Victoria Tait, Broomsticks and Burials (Magic & Mystery, #1) by Lily Webb, From Beer to Eternity (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mysteries, #1) by Sherry Harris, Hero Bear (Fate Valley Mysteries, #1) by Scarlett Grove, Night Swim by Megan Goldin, Little Falls by Elizabeth Lewes, Penned In (Farm-to-Fork Mystery, #4.5) by Lynn Cahoon, Murder at Hotel 1911 (Ivy Nichols Mystery, #1) by Audrey Keown, Kicker (The Tony Scarmazino Trilogy, #1) by Cy Young, Haunted Homicide (A Haunted Mansion Mystery, #1) by Lucy Ness, Lost in Lavender (The Bennett Sisters Mysteries, #13), My Thanksgiving Faux Paw (Peculiar Mysteries In Between, #5.5.) by Renee George, Desert Heat (Joanna Brady, #1) by J.A. Jance, The Guest in the Shed (The One With Blue Eyes, #1) by Seryna Asola
  2. Next in Line - Read the next book in a series you have started - A Puzzle in a Pear Tree (Puzzle Lady, #4) by Parnell Hall, With This Puzzle, I Thee Kill (Puzzle Lady, #5) by Parnell Hall, And a Puzzle to Die On (Puzzle Lady, #6) by Parnell Hall, Stalking the Puzzle Lady (Puzzle Lady, #7), Flask of the Drunken Master (Shinobi, #3) by Susan Spann, Hyde & Seek: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery, Adventures in Witch-Lit, #2) by Rachael Stapleton, Snowflakes & Sleigh Bells (Avon Calling!, #15) by Hayley Camille, The Bitterroots (Cassie Dewell, #4) by C.J. Box, Bone Dry (A Blanco County Mystery, #2) by Ben Rehder, Bell, Book, and Scandal (Jane Jeffry, #14) by Jill Churchill, The Body in the Lighthouse (Faith Fairchild, #13) by Katherine Hall Page, Murder in the Catacombs (Penning Trouble, #4) by Rachael Stapleton & DeAnn Howe, Black Cats, Corpses, and The Pumpkin Pantry (Haunted House Flippers, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot, #3) by Agatha Christie, Beating About the Bush (Agatha Raisin, #30) by M.C. Beaton, Long Range (Joe Pickett, #20) by C.J. Box, Night of the Living Well-Read: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery (Bookish Adventures in Witch-Lit, #4) by Rachael Stapleton, Random Acts (Ally Reynolds, #11.5, Joanna Brady, #16.5) by J.A. Jance, Credible Threat (Ali Reynolds, #15) by J.A. Jance, A Corpse at the Castle (Highland Horse Whisperer, #1) by R. B. Marshall, Grevy Danger (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #1.5) by Victoria Tait, Dead Side of the Mike (Charles Paris, #6) by Simon Brett, Better the Devil You Know (Avon Calling!, #16) by Hayley Camille, Invisible Murder (Nina Borg, #2) by Lene Kaarberbol, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4) by Agatha Christie, Wild Thing (Peter Brown, #2) by Josh Bazell, Tusk Justice (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #2) by Victoria Tait, Muzzled (Andy Carpenter, #21) by David Rosenfelt, Silent Night (Andy Carpenter, #22) by David Rosenfelt, Ferris Wheels & Fortune Squeals (Bohemian Lake/Bohemian Murder Mansion, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, The Bowery Flophouse (Avon Calling!, #17) by Hayley Camille, Beneath the Ocean (The One With Blue Eyes, #2) by Seryna Asola, Hot to Trot (Agatha Raisin, #31) by M.C. Beaton
  3. Magical Mystery - Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it - Hyde & Seek: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery, Adventures in Witch-Lit, #2) by Rachael Stapleton, Murder in the Catacombs (Penning Trouble, #4) by Rachael Stapleton & DeAnn Howe, Gypsies, Traps, and Missing Thieves (Bohemian Murder Manor Mystery, #1) by Rachael Stapleton, Coven of Secrets (The Bayshore Witch Legacy, #1) by C.J. Beaumont, Black Cats, Corpses, and The Pumpkin Pantry (Haunted House Flippers, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Home Sweet Witch (Lily Sweet Mysteries, #1) by Bettina M. Johnson, Night of the Living Well-Read: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery (Bookish Adventures in Witch-Lit, #4) by Rachael Stapleton, Broomsticks and Burials (Magic & Mystery, #1) by Lily Webb, Ferris Wheels & Fortune Squeals (Bohemian Lake/Bohemian Murder Mansion, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, My Thanksgiving Faux Paw (Peculiar Mysteries In Between, #5.5.) by Renee George, The Guest in the Shed (The One With Blue Eyes, #1) by Seryna Asola, Beneath the Ocean (The One With Blue Eyes, #2) by Seryna Asola
  4. The Changing Seasons - Read 4 books each with a different season -  Winter: A Puzzle in a Pear Tree (Puzzle Lady, #4) by Parnell Hall, Bell, Book, and Scandal (Jane Jeffry, #14) by Jill Churchill, Snowflakes & Sleigh Bells (Avon Calling!, #15) by Hayley Camille, Hero Bear (Fate Valley Mysteries, #1) by Scarlett Grove, Better the Devil You Know (Avon Calling!, #16) by Hayley Camille, Silent Night (Andy Carpenter, #22) by David Rosenfelt, Ferris Wheels & Fortune Squeals (Bohemian Lake/Bohemian Murder Mansion, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, The Bowery Flophouse (Avon Calling!, #17) by Hayley Camille Spring: Kelly's Koffee Shop (Cedar Bay Mystery, #1) by Dianne Harman, Sweet Saboteur (The Cozy Cafe Mysteries, #1) by C.A. Phipps, Murder in the Catacombs (Penning Trouble, #4) by Rachael Stapleton & DeAnn Howe, Hot to Trot (Agatha Raisin, #31) by M.C. Beaton Summer: With This Puzzle, I Thee Kill (Puzzle Lady, #5) by Parnell Hall, The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot, #1) by Agatha Christie, Posies and Poisons (Sweetfern Harbor, #1) by Wendy Meadows, From Beer to Eternity (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mysteries, #1) by Sherry Harris, Little Falls by Elizabeth Lewes, Desert Heat (Joanna Brady, #1) by J.A. Jance Fall: And a Puzzle to Die On (Puzzle Lady, #5) by Parnell Hall, Scones and Scoundrels (A Scheming Spires Mystery, #1) by Charlotte Graham, Black Cats, Corpses, and The Pumpkin Pantry (Haunted House Flippers, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Long Range (Joe Pickett, #20) by C.J. Box, Home Sweet Witch (Lily Sweet Mysteries, #1) by Bettina M. Johnson, Credible Threat (Ali Reynolds, #15) by J.A. Jance, Night Swim by Megan Goldin, Penned In (Farm-to-Fork Mystery, #4.5) by Lynn Cahoon, Murder at Hotel 1911 (Ivy Nichols Mystery, #1) by Audrey Keown, My Thanksgiving Faux Paw (Peculiar Mysteries In Between, #5.5.) by Renee George
  5. Murder - Read a cozy with "Murder" in the title - The Murderous Macaron: A Provence Cozy Mystery, #1) by Ana T. Drew, Microphones and Murder (A Podcasting Sisters Mystery, #1) by Erin Huss, Murder in the Catacombs (Penning Trouble, #4) by Rachael Stapleton & DeAnn Howe, Murder on the Links (Hercule Poirot, #2) by Agatha Christie, The Hawaiian Burger Murder (Burger Bar Mystery, #0.5) by Rosie A. Point, Murder is Binding (Booktown, #1) by Lorna Barrett, Fowl Murder (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #1) by Victoria Tait, Invisible Murder (Nina Borg, #2) by Lene Kaarberbol, Murder at Hotel 1911 (Ivy Nichols Mystery, #1) by Audrey Keown, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4) by Agatha Christie,
  6. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover - Flask of the Drunken Master (Shinobi, #3) by Susan Spann, Bell, Book, and Scandal (Jane Jeffry, #14) by Jill Churchill, Gypsies, Traps, and Missing Thieves (Bohemian Murder Manor Mystery, #1) by Rachael Stapleton, Coven of Secrets (The Bayshore Witch Legacy, #1) by C.J. Beaumont, Sweet Saboteur (The Cozy Cafe Mysteries, #1) by C.A. Phipps, Black Cats, Corpses, and The Pumpkin Pantry (Haunted House Flippers, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Beating About the Bush (Agatha Raisin, #30) by M.C. Beaton, Home Sweet Witch (Lily Sweet Mysteries, #1) by Bettina M. Johnson, Murder is Binding (Booktown, #1) by Lorna Barrett, Night of the Living Well-Read: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery (Bookish Adventures in Witch-Lit, #4) by Rachael Stapleton, Fowl Murder (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #1) by Victoria Tait, Broomsticks and Burials (Magic & Mystery, #1) by Lily Webb, Grevy Danger (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #1.5) by Victoria Tait, Hero Bear (Fate Valley Mysteries, #1) by Scarlett Grove, Tusk Justice (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #2) by Victoria Tait, Ferris Wheels & Fortune Squeals (Bohemian Lake/Bohemian Murder Mansion, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Hot to Trot (Agatha Raisin, #31) by M.C. Beaton
  7. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not black or white - Red: With This Puzzle, I Thee Kill (Puzzle Lady, #5) by Parnell Hall, Bell, Book, and Scandal (Jane Jeffry, #14) by Jill Churchill, The Secret Santa Mystery (Highland Horse Whisperer, #0) by Roz Marshall, Dead Side of the Mike (Charles Paris, #6) by Simon Brett, Better the Devil You Know (Avon Calling!, #16) by Hayley Camille, The Bowery Flophouse (Avon Calling!, #17) by Hayley Camille Pink: Flask of the Drunken Master (Shinobi, #3) by Susan Spann, Posies and Poisons (Sweetfern Harbor, #1) by Wendy Meadows, Yellow: The Murderous Macaron: A Provence Cozy Mystery, #1) by Ana T. Drew, Kelly's Koffee Shop (Cedar Bay Mystery, #1) by Dianne Harman, Murder in the Catacombs (Penning Trouble, #4) by Rachael Stapleton & DeAnn Howe, Black Cats, Corpses, and The Pumpkin Pantry (Haunted House Flippers, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Long Range (Joe Pickett, #20) by C.J. Box, Culture Shock (The Gunn Files, #1) by M.G. Herron, Home Sweet Witch (Lily Sweet Mysteries, #1) by Bettina M. Johnson, The Innocence of Father Brown (Father Brown, #1) by G.K. Chesterton, A Corpse at the Castle (Highland Horse Whisperer, #1) by R. B. Marshall, From Beer to Eternity (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mysteries, #1) by Sherry Harris, Hero Bear (Fate Valley Mysteries, #1) by Scarlett Grove, Night Swim by Megan Goldin, Desert Heat (Joanna Brady, #1) by J.A. Jance  Brown: Bone Dry (A Blanco County Mystery, #2) by Ben Rehder, Gray: The Body in the Lighthouse (Faith Fairchild, #13) by Katherine Hall Page, Multi: Gypsies, Traps, and Missing Thieves (Bohemian Murder Manor Mystery, #1) by Rachael Stapleton,  Invisible Murder (Nina Borg, #2) by Lene Kaarberbol, Ferris Wheels & Fortune Squeals (Bohemian Lake/Bohemian Murder Mansion, #5) by Rachael Stapleton Teal: Sweet Saboteur (The Cozy Cafe Mysteries, #1) by C.A. Phipps, Maroon: Scones and Scoundrels (A Scheming Spires Mystery, #1) by Charlotte Graham, Murder is Binding (Booktown, #1) by Lorna Barrett, Green: Beating About the Bush (Agatha Raisin, #30) by M.C. Beaton, Penned In (Farm-to-Fork Mystery, #4.5) by Lynn Cahoon, My Thanksgiving Faux Paw (Peculiar Mysteries In Between, #5.5.) by Renee George Purple: Night of the Living Well-Read: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery (Bookish Adventures in Witch-Lit, #4) by Rachael Stapleton, Blue: Random Acts (Ally Reynolds, #11.5, Joanna Brady, #16.5) by J.A. Jance, Muzzled (Andy Carpenter, #21) by David Rosenfelt, The Guest in the Shed (The One With Blue Eyes, #1) by Seryna Asola, Beneath the Ocean (The One With Blue Eyes, #2) by Seryna Asola 
  8. Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA - The Mysterious Affair at Style (Hercule Poirot, #1) by Agatha Christie, Scones and Scoundrels (A Scheming Spires Mystery, #1) by Charlotte Graham, Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot, #3) by Agatha Christie, Hyde & Seek: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery, Adventures in Witch-Lit, #2) by Rachael Stapleton, Beating About the Bush (Agatha Raisin, #30) by M.C. Beaton, The Innocence of Father Brown (Father Brown, #1) by G.K. Chesterton, The Secret Santa Mystery (Highland Horse Whisperer, #0) by Roz Marshall, Dead Side of the Mike (Charles Paris, #6) by Simon Brett, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4) by Agatha Christie, Hot to Trot (Agatha Raisin, #31) by M.C. Beaton (England), Flask of the Drunken Master (Shinobi, #3) by Susan Spann, The Guest in the Shed (The One With Blue Eyes, #1) by Seryna Asola, Beneath the Ocean (The One With Blue Eyes, #2) by Seryna Asola  (Japan), The Murderous Macaron: A Provence Cozy Mystery, #1) by Ana T. Drew, Murder in the Catacombs (Penning Trouble, #4) by Rachael Stapleton & DeAnn Howe, Murder on the Links (Hercule Poirot, #2) by Agatha Christie, Lost in Lavender (The Bennett Sisters Mysteries, #13) (France), Hyde & Seek: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery, Adventures in Witch-Lit, #2) by Rachael Stapleton, A Corpse at the Castle (Highland Horse Whisperer, #1) by R. B. Marshall (Scotland), Night of the Living Well-Read: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery (Bookish Adventures in Witch-Lit, #4) by Rachael Stapleton (Romania), Fowl Murder (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #1) by Victoria Tait, Grevy Danger (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #1.5) by Victoria Tait, Tusk Justice (Kenya Kanga Mysteries, #2) by Victoria Tait, (Kenya), Invisible Murder (Nina Borg, #2) by Lene Kaarberbol (Denmark, Hungary)
  9. Grandparents are Great! - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character) - The Murderous Macaron: A Provence Cozy Mystery, #1) by Ana T. Drew, Microphones and Murder (A Podcasting Sisters Mystery, #1) by Erin Huss, The Bitterroots (Cassie Dewell, #4) by C.J. Box, The Body in the Lighthouse (Faith Fairchild, #13) by Katherine Hall Page, Gypsies, Traps, and Missing Thieves (Bohemian Murder Manor Mystery, #1) by Rachael Stapleton, Coven of Secrets (The Bayshore Witch Legacy, #1) by C.J. Beaumont, Long Range (Joe Pickett, #20) by C.J. Box, Home Sweet Witch (Lily Sweet Mysteries, #1) by Bettina M. Johnson, Night of the Living Well-Read: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery (Bookish Adventures in Witch-Lit, #4) by Rachael Stapleton, Random Acts (Ally Reynolds, #11.5, Joanna Brady, #16.5) by J.A. Jance, Credible Threat (Ali Reynolds, #15) by J.A. Jance, Crime Beat Girl by Geri Dreiling, Broomsticks and Burials (Magic & Mystery, #1) by Lily Webb, From Beer to Eternity (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mysteries, #1) by Sherry Harris, Ferris Wheels & Fortune Squeals (Bohemian Lake/Bohemian Murder Mansion, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Desert Heat (Joanna Brady, #1) by J.A. Jance
  10. Bookstores - Read a book that is set in a bookstore - Murder is Binding (Booktown, #1) by Lorna Barrett
  11. What's cooking? - Read cozy that features food (bakery, chef, restaurant, etc) - The Murderous Macaron: A Provence Cozy Mystery, #1) by Ana T. Drew, The Body in the Lighthouse (Faith Fairchild, #13) by Katherine Hall Page, Posies and Poisons (Sweetfern Harbor, #1) by Wendy Meadows, Scones and Scoundrels (A Scheming Spires Mystery, #1) by Charlotte Graham, Sweet Saboteur (The Cozy Cafe Mysteries, #1) by C.A. Phipps, Black Cats, Corpses, and The Pumpkin Pantry (Haunted House Flippers, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Hero Bear (Fate Valley Mysteries, #1) by Scarlett Grove, Penned In (Farm-to-Fork Mystery, #4.5) by Lynn Cahoon, Murder at Hotel 1911 (Ivy Nichols Mystery, #1) by Audrey Keown, My Thanksgiving Faux Paw (Peculiar Mysteries In Between, #5.5.) by Renee George
  12. Whatever (Make up your own Category) - Read a cozy with a ghostly presence - Gypsies, Traps, and Missing Thieves (Bohemian Murder Manor Mystery, #1) by Rachael Stapleton, Coven of Secrets (The Bayshore Witch Legacy, #1) by C.J. Beaumont, Black Cats, Corpses, and The Pumpkin Pantry (Haunted House Flippers, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Night of the Living Well-Read: A Bohemian Lake Cozy Mystery (Bookish Adventures in Witch-Lit, #4) by Rachael Stapleton, Penned In (Farm-to-Fork Mystery, #4.5) by Lynn Cahoon, Haunted Homicide (A Haunted Mansion Mystery, #1) by Lucy Ness, Ferris Wheels & Fortune Squeals (Bohemian Lake/Bohemian Murder Mansion, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, The Guest in the Shed (The One With Blue Eyes, #1) by Seryna Asola, Beneath the Ocean (The One With Blue Eyes, #2) by Seryna Asola

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states? 30/50

Alabama - Coven of Secrets (The Bayshore Witch Legacy, #1) by C.J. Beaumont - Bayshore, Alabama

Arizona - Random Acts (Ally Reynolds, #11.5, Joanna Brady, #16.5) by J.A. Jance, Credible Threat (Ali Reynolds, #15) by J.A. Jance, Desert Heat (Joanna Brady, #1) by J.A. Jance - Bisbee, Camp Verde, Phoenix, Prescott, Sedona, Tucson, Arizona

Arkansas - Kicker (The Tony Scarmazino Trilogy, #1) by Cy Young - Jasper, Arkansas

California - Microphones and Murder (A Podcasting Sisters Mystery , #1) by Erin Huss - Santa Maria, California

Connecticut - A Puzzle in a Pear Tree (Puzzle Lady, #4) by Parnell Hall - Bakerhaven, Connecticut

Florida From Beer to Eternity (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mysteries, #1) by Sherry Harris - Emerald Cove, Florida

Georgia Home Sweet Witch (Lily Sweet Mysteries, #1) by Bettina M. Johnson - Sweet Briar, Georgia

Hawaii - The Hawaiian Burger Murder (Burger Bar Mystery, #0.5) by Rosie A. Point - Honolulu, Hawaii

Idaho Penned In (Farm-to-Fork Mystery, #4.5) by Lynn Cahoon - Boise, Idaho

Illinois Bell, Book, and Scandal (Jane Jeffry, #14) by Jill Churchill - Chicago, Illinois

Maine - The Body in the Lighthouse (Faith Fairchild, #13) by Katherine Hall Page - Sanpere Island, Maine

Minnesota - Bang (A Dev Haskell Novella) by Mike Faricy - St. Paul, Minnesota

Missouri Crime Beat Girl by Geri Dreiling - St. Louis, Missouri, Hero Bear (Fate Valley Mysteries, #1) by Scarlett Grove - Fate Valley, Missouri, My Thanksgiving Faux Paw (Peculiar Mysteries In Between, #5.5.) by Renee George - Peculiar, Missouri

Montana - The Bitterroots (Cassie Dewell, #4) by C.J. Box - Bozeman, Montana

Nevada - Special Agent Franscesca (Undercover FBI, #1) - Mimi Barbour - Las Vegas, Nevada

New HampshirePosies and Poisons (Sweetfern Harbor, #1) by Wendy Meadows - Sweetfern Harbor, New Hampshire, Murder is Binding (Booktown, #1) by Lorna Barrett - Stoneham, NH

New JerseyMuzzled (Andy Carpenter, #21) by David Rosenfelt, Silent Night (Andy Carpenter, #22) by David Rosenfelt - Paterson, New Jersey

New YorkSnowflakes & Sleigh Bells (Avon Calling!, #15) by Hayley Camille, The Bowery Flophouse (Avon Calling!, #17) by Hayley Camille - New York City, New York, Black Cats, Corpses, and The Pumpkin Pantry (Haunted House Flippers, #5) by Rachael Stapleton, Ferris Wheels & Fortune Squeals (Bohemian Lake/Bohemian Murder Mansion, #5) by Rachael Stapleton - Bohemian Lake, New York

North CarolinaBroomsticks and Burials (Magic & Mystery, #1) by Lily Webb - Moon Grove, North Carolina, Night Swim by Megan Goldin - Neapolis, North Carolina

North Dakota - Bitch Factor (Dixie Flanagan, #1) by Chris Rogers - Grand Forks, North Dakota

Ohio - Haunted Homicide (A Haunted Mansion Mystery, #1) by Lucy Ness - Portage Path, Ohio

Oregon - Kelly's Koffee Shop (Cedar Bay Mysteries, #1) by Diane Harman - Cedar Bay, Oregon, Sweet Saboteur (The Cozy Cafe Mysteries, #1) by C.A. Phipps - Cozy Hollow, Oregon

Pennsylvania - John Rader (John Rader Thrillers, #1) by Ian Quarry - Brink City, Pennsylvania

South Dakota - Bitch Factor (Dixie Flanagan, #1) by Chris Rogers - Sisseton & Grandin, South Dakota

Tennessee Murder at Hotel 1911 (Ivy Nichols Mystery, #1) by Audrey Keown - Chattanooga, Tennessee

Texas - Bitch Factor (Dixie Flanagan, #1) by Chris Rogers - Houston, Texas, Bone Dry (A Blanco County Mystery, #2) by Ben Rehder - Johnson City, Blanco County, Texas

Utah - Alpaca to the Rescue (A Camping Capers Mystery Short) by Jenna Lynn Badger - Castle Creek Campground, Utah

Washington Little Falls by Elizabeth Lewes - Little Falls, Washington

West Virginia - First Stone (Stepping Stone Cycle, #1) - Gary Ballard - Logan, West Virginia

Wyoming - Long Shot (Joe Pickett, #20) - C. J. Box - Twelve Sleep County, Wyoming



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Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).

Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started  Deserts, Driving & Derelicts - Tonya Kappes

Magical Mystery- Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it  A Witch to Remember - Heather Blake

The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season  Fall - Forests, Fishing & Forgery - Tonya Kappes; Winter - Bearly Accidental - Dakota Cassidy

Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title - A Ghostly Murder - Tonya Kappes

Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover When Birdie Babysat Spider - Kristen Painter

Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White The Trouble with Witches - Kristen Painter

Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA Hormones, Hexes & Exes - JC Blake

Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character) Bewitched - Darynda Jones

Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store The Coloring Crook - Krista Davis

What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc) Nocturne Falls Collection #1 - Kristen Painter

Whatever -- Make up your own Category



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I would like to clear out my cozy series.    Hmmm how can I approach this?  Read all the cat and dog cozies?  Read all the food cozies?  Read all the craft cozies. 

 

I will get my list together, soon and post it here. 

 

1.Cozy with a Cat

2. Cozy with a Dog

3. Cozy with quiltng

4. Cozy with yarn

5. Cozy with a farm

6. Cozy with an coffee shop

7. Cozy with a library

8. cozy with a bakery

 



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  1. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those). Peach Clobbered by Anna Gerald
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started
  3. Magical Mystery- Read a cozy that has some type of Magic in it Read and Gone by Allison Brook
  4. The Changing Seasons -  Read 4 books each with a different season
  5. Murder-- Read a cozy with Murder in the title Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver
  6. Meow - Read a cozy with a cat in the story or on the cover The Bengal Identity by Eileen Watkins
  7. Colorful Letters - Read a cozy that has lettering on the cover that is not Black or White Dead as a Door Knocker by Diane Kelly
  8. Traveling - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA
  9. Grandparents are Great-- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in the book (does not need to be main character) Cropped to Death by Christina Freeburn
  10. Book Stores - Read a book that is set in a book store
  11. What's cooking -- Read cozy that features food  (bakery, chef, restaurant etc)
  12. Whatever -- Make up your own Category

Extra Bonus

Read a book from every state. Can you go to all 50 states?

Irish Stewed by Kylie Logan set inHubbard, Ohio

 



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