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For 2021 Cozy Mystery Discussion go to this post

This topic is for players list only. Save you spot and start filling in on January 1, 2021

  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. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
  8. Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.
  9. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.
  10. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 
  12. Make Up Your own Category.


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Alice's 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. Better Off Ready by Nora Page done 2/15
    2. Purr M For Murder by T.C. LoTempio done 4/22
    3. Cherry Pies & Deadly Lies by Darci Hannah done 6/7
    4. The Sweet Smell of Murder by Cindy Bell done 7/15
    5. Here today, Gone Tamale by Rebecca Adler done 10/30
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
    1. Bleeding Tarts by Kirsten Weiss done 3/26
    2. Courting Can Be Killer by Amanda Flower done 4/8
    3. Murder in the Cookbook Nook by Ellery Adams done 5/27
    4. How to Raise and Elephant by Alexander McCall Smith done 7/10
    5. Pie Town by Kiersten Weiss done 8/14
    6. Heather and Homicide by Molly MacRae done 9/1
    7. Dead Broke by Vanetta Chapman 9/22
    8. There's Murder Afoot by Vicki Delany done 12/25
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
    1. Dead Wrong by Vannetta Chapman done 1/5
    2. The Vampire Book Club by Nancy Warren done 3/7
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
    1. Tiding of Death at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison done 3/27
    2. An Ale of Two Cities by Sarah Fox done 4/11
    3. Lowcountry Boughs of Holly by Susan M. Boyer done 7/3
    4. Thread the Halls by Lea Wait 11/29
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)
    1. A Fatal Twist of Lemon by Patrice Greenwood 9/10
    2. Death In the English Countryside by Sara Rosett done 10/24
    3. Revenge of the Wrough - Iron Flamingos by Donna Andrews done 12/15
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.
    1. Booked to Death by Victoria Gilbert done 1/22
    2. Death Comes to the Rectory by Catherine Lloyd done 3/5
    3. On Skein of Death by Allie Pleiter done 9/19
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
    1. Jane Darrowfield Professional Busybody by Barbara Ross done 1/31
    2. Sealed Off by Barbara Ross done Feb 27th.
    3. A Ghostly  Light by Juliet Blackwell done June 26th
    4. Jane Darrowfield and the Madwoman next Door by Barbara Ross 11/10
    5. Checked out for Murder by Allison Brooks done 12/22
  8. Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.
    1. The Last Mrs. Summers by Rhys Bowen done March 24
    2. A Quiet Life in the Country by TE Kinsey done 6/4
    3. Murder in Archly Manor by Sara Rosett done 10/2
    4. Murder at Hartigan House by Lee Strauss done 12/12
    5. God Rest Ye Royal Gentlement by Rhys Bowen 12/13
  9. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.
    1. Scent of Murder by Kylie Logan done 1/13
    2. The Secret of Bones by Kylie Logan done 5/16
    3. One Potato, Two Potato Dead done 10/6
  10. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 
    1. Charms and Chapters by Elle Adams done 4/28
    2. Death by the Sea by Kathleen Bridge done 5/23
  12. Make Up Your own Category.  Paranormal Cozies
    1. Spirits in the Material World by Lisa Shea done 1/29
    2. The Hexorcist by Lily Harper Hart done 4/24
    3. Spell Hunter by Amy Boyle done 5/6
    4. Chapters and Curses by Nancy Warren done 6/19
    5. A Spelling Mistake by Nancy Warren done 7/24
    6. Stitches and Witches by Nancy Warren done 8/9
    7. Grave Reservations by Cherie Priest done 11/6
    8. Stockings and Spells by Nancy Warren done 11/18
    9. Purls and Potions by Nancy Warren done 12/26


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Thanks, Alice!

Heidi's 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).
    Mrs. Morris and the Ghost (Salem B&B, Bk 1) Author: Traci Wilton
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
    A Tourist's Guide to Murder (Mystery Bookshop, Bk 6) Author: V. M. Burns
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
    Coached to Death (Life Coach, Bk 1) Author: Victoria Laurie
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
    Halloween - The Skeleton Haunts a House (Family Skeleton, Bk 3) Author: Leigh Perry
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)
    Murder Can Crash Your Party (Desiree Shapiro, Bk 15) Author: Selma Eichler
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title
    Cobblered to Death (A Courtney Archer Mystery) Author: Rosemarie Ross
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
    Bait and Witch (Witch Way Librarian, Bk 1) Author: Angela M. Sanders
  8. Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy
    A Golden Cage (Newport Gilded Age, Bk 2) Author: Shelley Freydont
  9. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover
    The Dog Who Knew Too Much (Paws and Claws, Bk 6) Author: Krista Davis
  10. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)
    Without a Brew (Sloan Krause, Bk 4) Author: Ellie Alexander
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover
    A Killer Ending (Snug Harbor, Bk 1) Author: Karen MacInerney

Make Up Your own Category. Cozies with cats on the cover.

  1. Mrs. Morris and the Ghost (Salem B&B, Bk 1) Author: Traci Wilton
  2. Bait and Witch (Witch Way Librarian, Bk 1) Author: Angela M. Sanders
  3. Evil Eye (Tiger's Eye Mysteries Book 4) Author: Alyssa Day
  4. Arsenic and Old Books (Cat in the Stacks, Bk 6) Author: Miranda James
  5. The Dog Who Knew Too Much (Paws and Claws, Bk 6) Author: Krista Davis
  6. Damsel in a Dress (Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum, Bk 5) Author: Kirsten Weiss
  7. What the Cat Dragged In (Cat in the Stacks, Bk 14) Author: Miranda James
  8. A Familiar Tail (Witch's Cat, Bk 1) Author: Delia James
  9. A Knit before Dying (Tangled Web, Bk 2) Author: Sadie Hartwell
  10. The Moonshine Shack Murder (Southern Homebrew, Bk 1) Author: Diane Kelly
  11. Murder Outside the Lines (Pen & Ink, Bk 3) Author: Krista Davis


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 2021 Cozy Mystery Discussion go to this post

start filling in on January 1, 2021

  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). Hems and Homicide (Apron Shop, Bk 1) by Elizabeth Penney 2/17/21
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started. Crochet and Cauldrons by Nancy Warren 1/4/21 & Gator Bait (Miss Fortune, Bk 5) by Jana Deleon 8/6/21&Mums and Mayhem: A Magic Garden Mystery by Amanda Flower12/28/21 
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series. Written Off (Mysterious Detective, Bk 1) by E.J. Copperman & Murder in a Scottish Shire by Traci Hall 9/15/21
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before) Lowcountry Bombshell (Liz Talbot, Bk 2) by Susan M. Boyer 7/4/21
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title Double Wedding Death (A Harriet Truman/Loose Threads Mystery) (Volume 10) by Arlene Sachitano 7/12/21
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.Tea, Tiramisu, and Tough Guys (Cape Bay Cafe, Bk 2) by Harper Lin 2/8/21& Lowcountry Boneyard (Liz Talbot, Bk 3) by Susan M Boyer 11/13/21
  8. Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder (Countess of Harleigh, Bk 1) by Dianne Freeman 3/13/21
  9. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.The Finders (Mace Reid K-9, Bk 1) by Jeffrey B. Burton 8/30/21
  10. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc) Death and Daisies (Magic Garden, Bk 2) by Amanda Flower 2/12/21
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. Miss Frost Chills the Cheater (Jayne Frost, Bk 6) by Kristen Painter 3/10/21 (If a Chicken counts)
  12. Make Up Your own Category. Paranormal Cozies Three Alarm Fury (Federal Bureau of Magic Cozy Mystery) by Annabel Chase 3/23/21 & The Mint Julep Murders (Southern Ghost Hunter) by Angie Fox 9/9/21


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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.   Triple Dipped Murder (Sundae Afternoon, Bk 1) Gretchen Allen
  2.   Toasting Up Trouble (Dinner Club, Bk 1) Linda Wiken
  3.    The Plot is Murder (Mystery Bookshop, Bk 1)  V. M. Burns
  4. Better Off Read (Bookmobile, Bk 1) Nora Page.    
  5. Death Overdue (Haunted Library, Bk 1) Allison Brook
  6. Cherry Pies & Deadly Lies (Very Cherry, Bk 1) Darci Hannah
  7. Dying to Decorate (Friday Afternoon Club, Bk 1) Cyndy Salzmann
  8. Cake & Punishment (Southern Cake Baker, Bk 1) Maymee Bell
  9. Ghost at Work (Bailey Ruth, Bk 1)   Carolyn Hart

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

  1.  Roux the Day (Dinner Club, Bk 2) Linda Wiken
  2. Marshmallow Malice (Amish Candy Shop, Bk 5) Amanda Flower
  3.  Gone with the Whisker (Bookmobile, Bk 8) Laurie Cass
  4. The Reading Circle (Cherry Cola Book Club, Bk 2) Ashton Lee 
  5. Killed on Blueberry Hill (Berry Basket, Bk 3) Sharon Farrow
  6. Gown with the Wind (Wedding Planner, Bk 4) Stephanie Blackmoore
  7. Triple Chocolate Cheesecake (Hannah Swensen, Bk 27) Joanne Fluke
  8. Cast Iron Coverup (Cast Iron Cooking, Bk 3) Jessica Beck
  9.  Cast Iron Motive (Cast Iron Cooking, Bk 4) Jessica Beck
  10. Checking Out  Crime (Bookmobile Cat, Bk 9) Laurie Cass
  11. Melt Down Murder (Sundae Afternoon Ice Cream Shoppe, Bk 2) Gretchen Allen
  12. Lemon Drop Dead (Amish Candy Shop, Bk 6) Amanda Flower
  13. Batter Off Dead (Southern Cake Baker, Bk 2) Maymee Bell
  14. A Twist of Murder (Sundae Afternoon, Bk 3) Gretchen Allen
  15.  Murder in the Storybook Cottage (Book Retreat, Bk 6) Ellery Adams
  16. Murder in the Cookbook Nook (Book Retreat, Bk 7) Ellery Adams
  17. A Flurry of Murder (Sundae Afternoon, Bk 6) Ellery Adams

New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.

  1.  Matchmaking Can Be Murder (Amish Matchmaker, Bk 1) Amanda Flower
  2. Murder at the PTA (Maya & Sandra, Bk 1) Lee Hollis
  3. Guidebook to Murder (Tourist Trap, Bk 1) Lynn Cahoon
  4.  Twelve Slays of Christmas (Christmas Tree Farm, Bk 1) Jacqueline Frost
  5.  Apple Cider Slaying (Cider Shop, Bk 1) Julie Anne Lindsey   
  6. Death Bee Comes Her (Oregon Honeycomb, Bk 1) Nancy Coco
  7. Mousse and Murder (Alaskan Diner, Bk 1) Elizabeth Logan
  8.  One Poison Pie (Kitchen Witch, Bk 1) Lynn Cahoon
  9. Deadly Gamble (Charlie Parker, Bk 1) Connie Shelton

Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).

  1.  Murder Borrowed, Murder Blue (Wedding Planner, Bk 3) Stephanie Blackmoore    Valentine's Day
  2.  Mulberry Mischief (Berry Basket Bk 4) Sharon Farrow   Halloween
  3. Hollyberry Homicide (Berry Basket Bk 5) Sharon Farrow   Christmas
  4. Candy Slain Murder (Country Store, Bk 8) Maddie Day   Christmas
  5. Murder Wears White (Wedding Planner, Bk 2) Stephanie Blackmoore  Halloween
  6.  Christmas Cupcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 27) Joann Fluke  Christmas
  7.  Fudge Bites (Candy Coated, Bk 7) Nancy CoCo   Halloween
  8. Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake (Death by Chocolate, Bk 1) Sarah Graves   July 4
  9. Read and Gone (Haunted Library, Bk 2) Allison Brook     Christmas
  10. Black Thursday (Mrs. Frugalicious, Bk 2) Linda Joffe Hull  (Thanksgiving)
  11. Shivers of Murder (Sundae Afternoon, Bk 5) Gretchen Allen  (Thanksgiving)
  12. Murder Fir Christmas (Christmas Tree Valley, Bk 1) Joyce Lavene  (Christmas)
  13. Wreath Between the Lines (Cookbook Nook, Bk 7) Daryl Wood Gerber   Christmas

A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)

  1.  No Use Dying Over Spilled Milk (Pennsylvania Dutch Bk 3) Tamar Myers       1997
  2.  Just Plain Pickled to Death (Pennsylvania Dutch Bk 4) Tamar Myers                1997
  3.  Between a Wok and a Hard Place (Pennsylvania Dutch Bk 5) Tamar Myers     1998
  4. Suspicious Minds (Squeaky Clean Mysteries, Bk 2) Christy Barritt                   2008
  5.   Play It Again, Spam (Pennsylvania Dutch Bk 7) Tamar Myers                         1999       
  6. Trouble in Mudbug (Ghost in Law, Bk 1) Dana Deleon                                        2013     

Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.

  1. Death in a Budapest Butterfly (Hungarian Tea House, Bk 1) Julia Buckley
  2. Death by Espresso (Bookstore Cafe, Bk 6) Alex Erickson
  3. Death on the Menu (A Key West Critic Mystery Bk 8) Lucy Burdette 
  4. Kneaded to Death (Bread Shop,Bk 1) Winnie Archer
  5.  Death of a Wedding Cake Baker (Hayley Powell Food & Cocktails, Bk 11) Lee Hollis
  6.  Death of a Wicked Witch (Hayley Powell, Bk 13) Lee Hollis

Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.

  1. Whale of a Crime (Gray Whale Inn, Bk 7) Karen MacInerney   (Maine)
  2. Pies Before Guys (Pie Town, Bk 4) Kirsten Weiss (California)
  3. Thread and Buried (Mainely Needlepoint, Bk 9 ) Lea Wait   (Maine)
  4. Nacho Average Murder (Country Store, Bk 7) Maddie Day (California)
  5.   A Deadly Feast (Key West Critic, Bk 9) Lucy Burdette   (Florida)
  6.  A Cherry Cola Christmas (Cherry Cola Book Club, Bk 4) Ashton Lee  (Mississippi)
  7.  Cast Iron Conviction (Cast Iron Cooking, Book 2) Jessica Beck (North Carolina)
  8.  The Spook in the Stacks (Lighthouse Library, Bk 4) Eva Gates (North Carolina)
  9. Pressing the Issue (Cookbook Nook, Bk 6) Daryl Wood Gerber  (California)
  10.  Died in the Wool (Knib and Nibble, Bk 2) Peggy Ehrhart   (New Jersey)
  11. Something Read, Something Dead (Lighthouse Library, Bk 5) Eva Gates  (North Carolina)
  12. Read and Buried (Lighthouse Library, Bk 6)  Eva Gates  (North Carolina)

Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.

  1. Called to Justice (Quaker Midwife, Bk 2) Edith Maxwell
  2.  Murder in an English Village (Beryl and Edwina, Bk 1) Jessica Elllicott
  3. Murder at the Breakers (Gilded Newport, Bk 1) Alyssa Maxwell
  4. The Final Tap (Living History Museum, Bk 2) Amanda Flower
  5. The Final Vow (Living History Museum, Bk 3) Amanda Flower

Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.

  1. Word to the Wise (Library Lover, Bk 10) Jenn McKinlay.   
  2. Read Herring Hunt (Mystery Bookshop, Bk 2) V. M. Burns
  3. The Last Curtain Call, Haunted Home Renovation, Bk 8) Juliet Blackwell  
  4. Apples and Alibis (Deep South Cafe, Bk 4) Gayle Leeson
  5.  Witches and Wedding Cake (Magical Bakery, Bk 9) Bailey Cates
  6. Crust No One (Bread Shop, Bk 2) Winnie Archer
  7. Dying in a Winter Wonderland (Year Round Christmas, Bk 5) Vicki Delany
  8. Premediated Mortar (Fixer Upper Bk 8) Kate Carlisle
  9. Lethal and Old Lace (Consignment Shop, Bk 5 ) Duffy Brown
  10. Patch of Trouble (Southern Quilting, Bk 6) Elizabeth Craig
  11.  In Cold Chocolate (Southern Chocolate Shop, Bk 3)  Dorothy St. James
  12. Bonbon with the Wind (Southern Chocolate Shop, Bk 4) Dorothy St. James
  13. Fall to Pieces (Southern Quilting, Bk 7) Elizabeth Craig
  14. Have Yourself a Fudgy Little Christmas (Candy Coated, Bk 8) Nancy CoCo

I Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)

  1. Shot in the Dark (Coffeehouse, Bk 17) Cleo Coyle
  2. Eat, Drink, and Be Wary (Pennsylvania Dutch, Bk 6) Tamar Myers
  3. Italian Iced (Ethnic Eats, Bk 3) Kylie Logan
  4. Brewed Awakening (Coffeehouse, Bk 18) Cleo Coyle
  5. Chocolate Cream Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 24) Joanne Fluke
  6. Freshly Ground Murder (Killer Coffee, Bk 3) Tonya Kappes
  7. Nothing Bundt Trouble (Bakeshop, Bk 11) Ellie Alexander
  8. Cherry Scones & Broken Bones (Very Cherry, Bk 2) Darci Hannah
  9. A Twist of Murder (Sundae Afternoon, Bk 3) Gretchen Allen
  10.  Cruel Winter (County Cork, Bk 5 ) Sheila Connolly
  11. No Grater Crime (Country Store, Bk 9) Maddie Day

Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 

  1.   Claws for Alarm (Gray Whale Inn, Bk 8) Karen MacInerney
  2.    Murder at the Taffy Shop (Cozy Capers, Bk 2) Maddie Day
  3. No Good Tea Goes Unpunished (Seaside Cafe, Bk 2) Bree Baker
  4.  Tide and Punishment (Seaside Cafe, Bk 3) Bree Baker
  5.  Turkey Trot Murder (Lucy Stone, Bk 24) Leslie Meier
  6. Invitation Only Murder (Lucy Stone, Bk 26) Leslie Meier

I Love Donuts!!!!    (Can also be used for places that serve beverages)

  1.  Sugar Coated Sins (Donut Shop, Bk 20) Jessica Beck
  2.  Criminal Crumbs (Donut Shop, Bk 21) Jessica Beck
  3.  Vanilla Vices (Donut Shop, Bk 22) Jessica Beck
  4.  Raspberry Revenge (Donut Shop, Bk 23) Jessica Beck
  5.   Fugitive Filling (Donut Shop, Bk 24) Jessica Beck
  6. Devils' Food Defense (Donut Shop, Bk 25) Jessica Beck
  7. Pumpkin Pleas (Donut Shop, Bk 26) Jessica Beck
  8. Floured Felonies (Donut Shop, Bk 27) Jessica Beck
  9. Mixed Malice (Donut Shop, Bk 28) Jessica Beck
  10. Tasty Trials (Donut Shop, Bk 29) Jessica Beck
  11. Baked Books (Donut Shop, Bk 30) Jessica Beck
  12. Cranberry Crimes (Donut Shop, Bk 31) Jessica Beck
  13. Boston Cream Bribery (Donut Shop, Bk 32) Jessica Beck
  14. Cherry Filled Charges (Donut Shop, Bk 33) Jessica Beck
  15. Scary Sweets (Donut Shop, Bk 34) Jessica Beck
  16. Cocoa Crush (Donut Shop, Bk 35) Jessica Beck
  17.  Pastry Penalties (Donut Mystery, Bk 36) Jessica Beck
  18. Apple Stuffed Alibis (Donut Mystery, Bk 37) Jessica Beck

 

 

 



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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.
  • New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  • Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
  • A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)
  • Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.
  • Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
  • Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.
  • Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.
  • A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)
  • Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 
  • Make Up Your own Category.
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My goal is to read 4 in each category.

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

  1. Murder Stalks a Mansion (Newport, Bk 1) Author: Anne-Marie Sutton
  2. Kingdom Come (Elizabeth Harris, Bk 1) Author: Jane Jensen
  3. Aunt Bessie Assumes: An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery (Volume 1) Author: Diana Xarissa
  4. The Sudoku Murder (Katie McDonald, Bk 1) Author: Shelley Freydont
  5. The Ghost and Mrs. McClure (Haunted Bookshop, Bk 1) Author: Alice Kimberly (Pen-name of Cleo Coyle)
  6. Out of the Picture (Shepherd Sisters, Bk 1) Author: Tracy Gardner

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

  1. Miss Frost Says I Do: A Nocturne Falls Mystery (Jayne Frost) Author: Kristen Painter
  2. Inked Up (Stamping Sisters, Bk 2) Author: Terri Thayer
  3. Killer Heels: A Plain Jane Mystery (The Plain Jane Mysteries) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  4. Dark and Stormy: A Tillgiven Romantic Mystery (The Tillgiven Romantic Mysteries) (Volume 2) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  5. Granny Goes Hollywood (Secret Agent Granny, Bk 5) Author: Harper Lin
  6. Apple Stuffed Alibis: Donut Mystery #37 (The Donut Mysteries) (Volume 37) Author: Jessica Beck
  7. The Cats that Chased the Storm (Cats that ..., Bk 2) Author: Karen Anne Golden
  8. The Cats that Told a Fortune (The Cats that . . . Cozy Mystery) (Volume 3) Author: Karen Anne Golden
  9. Perjury Proof (The Donut Mysteries) (Volume 38) Author: Jessica Beck

New Series -- Read a new to you cozy series.

  1. Of Mice... and Murder (Maxie the Mouse, Bk 1) (Heartsong Presents) Author: Mary Connealy
  2. Stamped Out (Stamping Sisters, Bk 1) Author: Terri Thayer
  3. Hard to Find: A Tillgiven Romantic Mystery (The Tillgiven Romantic Mysteries) (Volume 1) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  4. Foreclosed (Mitzy Neuhaus, Bk 1) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton

Holiday Theme -- Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).

  1. Corpus Christmas Author: Margaret Maron (Christmas)
  2. Mysteries of Silver Peak God Bless Us Every One Author: Carole Jefferson  (Christmas)
  3. Instrument of Peace Author: Carole Jefferson (Thanksgiving)

A Little Bit Older But Still Loved -- Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)

  1. Good, Clean, Murder.: A Plain Jane Mystery (The Plain Jane Mysteries) (Volume 1) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  2. Dirty Little Murder: A Plain Jane Mystery (The Plain Jane Mysteries) (Volume 2) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  3. Bright New Murder: A Plain Jane Mystery (The Plain Jane Mysteries) (Volume 3) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  4. Health, Wealth, and Murder: A Plain Jane Mystery (The Plain Jane Mysteries) (Volume 4) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  5. One Coffee With (Sigrid Harald, Bk 1) Author: Margaret Maron
  6. The Right Jack Author: Margaret Maron
  7. Baby Doll Games Author: Margaret Maron
  8. Past Imperfect (Sigrid Harald, Bk 7) Author: Margaret Maron
  9. Take Out (Sigrid Harald, Bk 9) Author: Margaret Maron

Death! -- Read a Cozy with Death in the title.

  1. Death of a Butterfly (Sigrid Harald, Bk 2) Author: Margaret Maron
  2. Death in Blue Folders Author: Margaret Maron
  3. Death of Riley (Molly Murphy Mysteries) Author: Rhys Bowen
  4. Sudden Death Sudoku (Katie McDonald, Bk 2) Author: Shelley Freydont

Oceanview -- Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.

  1. Murder on the Oregon Express (A Paranormal Cozy Mystery) (Magical Bookshop Mystery) (Volume 2) Author: Samantha Silver
  2. Spoiled Rotten Murder: A Plain Jane Mystery (The Plain Jane Mysteries) (Volume 5) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  3. Killer Honeymoon: A Plain Jane Mystery (The Plain Jane Mysteries, a Cozy Christian Collection) (Volume 6) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  4. Killer Calling: A Plain Jane Mystery (The Plain Jane Mysteries) Author: Traci Tyne Hilton
  5. Books Can Be Deceiving (Library Lover, Bk 1) Author: Jenn McKinlay
  6. The Body in the Ivy (Faith Fairchild, Bk 16) Author: Katherine Hall Page

Back in Time -- Read a Historical Cozy.

  1. Murphy's Law (Molly Murphy, Bk 1) Author: Rhys Bowen
  2. For the Love of Mike (Molly Murphy, Bk 3) Author: Rhys Bowen
  3. In Like Flynn (Molly Murphy) Author: Rhys Bowen

Woof --  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.

  1. Due or Die (Library Lover, Bk 2) Author: Jenn McKinlay
  2. Book, Line and Sinker (Library Lover, Bk 3) Author: Jenn McKinlay
  3. Read It and Weep (Library Lover's Mysteries) Author: Jenn McKinlay
  4. Better Late Than Never (Library Lover, Bk 7) Author: Jenn McKinlay

I Need a Drink -- Read a cozy that is set in a place that serves beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)

  1. Cranberry Crimes: Donut Mystery #31 (The Donut Mysteries) (Volume 31) Author: Jessica Beck (the donut shop serves coffee too!)

Feathered Friends -- Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 

Make Up Your own Category -- Read a Murderless Mystery.

  1. A Blessing and a Curse (Mysteries of Silver Peak, Bk 11) Author: Carole Jefferson
  2. The Restoration Project (Silver Peak, Bk 12) Author: Carole Jefferson
  3. Lights and Shadows (Mysteries of Silver Peak, Bk 13) Author: Carole Jefferson
  4. When Lightning Strikes (Silver Peak, Bk 14) Author: Carole Jefferson


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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).
  Magic, Manicures and Mayhem - Wynter Daniels
  Moonshine and Magic - Bella Falls
  Wine and Punishment - Sarah Fox
  Southern Spirits - Angie Fox
  Magical Midlife Madness - K.F. Breene

Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
  The Vampire's Priceless Treasure - Kristen Painter

  The Werewolf Dates the Deputy - Kristen Painter
  The Siren Saves the Billionaire - Kristen Painter
  Fried Chicken & Fangs - Bella Falls
  Sweet Tea & Spells - Bella Falls
  Barbecue & Brooms - Bella Falls
  Collards & Cauldrons - Bella Falls
  Cornbread & Crossroads - Bella Falls
  Lethal in Old Lace - Duffy Brown
  Christmas, Criminals and Campers - Tonya Kappes
  To Coach a Killer - Victoria Laurie

New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  Lost in Las Vegas - Kristen Painter
  Moonshine & Magic - Bella Falls
  Beguiled - Darynda Jones
  Wine and Punishment - Sarah Fox
  Southern Spirits - Angie Fox
  Magical Midlife Madness - K.F. Breene

Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
  
The Ghost of Christmas Past - Angie Fox

A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)

Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.

Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
  To Coach a Killer - Victoria Laurie

Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.

Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.

A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)

Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 

Make Up Your own Category.



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My spot:

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).

  • To Fetch a Felon by Jennifer Hawkins......1/5/2021
  • Death and Apple Streudel by Blake Pierce...........1/15/2021
  • Tools of the Trade by Cynthia E. Hurst.....1/22/2021
  • Acting Can be Murder by Bobbie Raymond.....2/5/2021
  • A Glimmer of Death by Valerie Wilson Wesley.....2/11/2021
  • Murder on the Menu by Fiona Leitch....2/15/2021
  • Prelude to Poison by Morgan W. Silver............3/1/2021
  • Wine's Up by Wendy Meadows........3/11/2021
  • No Lathering Matter by S.E. Babin.....3/15/2021
  • Haunted Homicide by Lucy Ness...........4/14/2021
  • Murder She Knit by Peggy Ehrhart.....4/15/2021
  • Murder by Page One by Olivia Matthews....4/18/2021
  • Lemon Filled Disaster by Tyora Moody.....5/13/2021
  • Murderous Mummy Wars by Nicole Ellis.....6/4/2021
  • A Fatal Finale by Kathleen Marple Kalb.....6/9/2021
  • Murder at the Lakeside Library by Holly Danvers.....8/18/2021
  • Murder at Hotel 1911 by Audrey Keown.....9/1/2021
  • A Body at a Boarding School by Benedict Brown......9/10/2021
  • A Wicked Yarn by Emmie Caldwell.......10/7/2021
  • The Scrying Game by Christine Zane Thomas......10/14/2021
  • The Missing Maid by Morgan Silver......10/18/2021
  • Death in Castle Dark by Veronica Bond.......11/13/2021
  • Strangled at the Cinema by Penny Brooke......11/15/2021
  • How to Book a Murder by Cynthia Kuhn.....12/22/2021

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

  • Mums and Mayhem by Amanda Flower.....1/6/2021
  • Abide with Me by Jane Willan.....1/17/2021
  • Murder and Baklava by Blake Pierce......3/6/2021
  • Jane Darrowfield and the Madwoman Next Door by Barbara Ross.......3/13/2021
  • Sheep Secrets by Helena Marchmont....3/14/2021
  • Sweet Revenge by Helena Marchmont....3/19/2021
  • Deceased amd Desist by Liliana Hart..........3/30/2021
  • Fatal Fried Rice by Vivian Chien.....4/6/2021
  • A Sprinkle of Sabotage by Fiona Leitch....4/8/2021
  • Poppy Harmon and the Pillow Talk Killer by Lee Hollis....4/13/2021
  • Hop til you Drop by J. M. Griffin.....4/21/2021
  • Dead Broke by Vanetta Chapman.....4/26/2021
  • Checking out Crime by Laura Cass......5/7/2021
  • Lemon Drop Dead by Amanda Flower.....5/7/2021
  • Alpaca Lies by Ellen Riggs.......5/21/2021
  • Wedding Bear Blues by Meg Macy.......9/8/2021
  • Coming up Roses by Kim M. Watts......9/26/2021
  • The Glitter End by Vivian Conroy......10/15/2021
  • Murder by the Bookend by Laura Gail Black......10/16/2021
  • Deadly Summer Nights by Vicky Delany.....11/7/2021
  • In a Crypt with a Candlestick by Daisy Waugh....12/11/2021

New Series- Read a new to you cozy series....

  • Here Comes the Body by Maria DiRico....1/1/2021
  • Tall Tails Secret Book Club by CeeCee James....1/11/2021
  • Dead in the Dining Room by Leighann Dobbs......1/20/2021
  • Dead Wrong by Vannetta Chapman.....1/24/2021
  • The Secrets of Winter by Nicola Upson......2/1/2021
  • Mystery at the End of Madness by Beth Byers.....2/7/2021
  • Farm to Trouble by Amanda Flower..........3/8/2021
  • A Deadly Chapter by Essie Lang......3/29/2021
  • In Hot Water by Kate Kingsbury.....11/1/2021
  • Chapter and Curse by Elizabeth Penney.....11/12/2021
  • Rising Water by Joanna Campbell Slan......11/7/2021

Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).

  • Murder on a Midnight Clear by Sara Rosett............1/12/2021...Christmas
  • Open for Murder by Mary Angela..........1/18/2021....Memorial Day
  • Irish Parade Murder by Leslie Meier.........2/12/2021.....St. Patrick's Day
  • Crime and Lager by Blake Pierce.....4/22/2021......Hoffman Fest, Germany
  • Silent Knit, Deadly Knit by Peggy Ehrhart....5/2/2021...Christmas
  • Lady Rample and the Hauted Manor by Shea MacLeod.....5/13/2021.....Halloween
  • Death by Leprechaun by Jennifer S. Alderson......7/11/2021....St. Patrick's Day
  • Christmas Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke.....10/15/2021
  • Murder at the Christmas Cookie Bake-off by Darci Hannah.......11/11/2021
  • Mrs. Claus and the Halloween Homicide by Liz Ireland.....12/1/2021
  • Mrs. Jeffries and the Midwinter Murder by Emily Brightwell.....12/5/2021
  • A Toot Hansell Christmas Cracker by Kim M. Watts.....12/5/2021
  • Christmas Candy Corpse by Rosemarie Ross......12/27/2021

A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)

  • Dressed to Kill by Lynn Cahoon.................1/22/2021....2015
  • The Scottie Barked at Midnight by Kaitlyn Dunnett..........3/17/2021

Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.

  • Cozy up to Death by Colin Conway.....1/30/2021
  • Death by Fountain by Jennifer S. Alderson..............2/10/2021
  • Death by Intermission by Alexis Morgan.....2/24/2021
  • Death and a Dog by Fiona Grace.............3/7/2021
  • A Death in the Flower Garden......4/20/2021
  • Death Down the Aisle by Emily Queen.....4/28/2021
  • The Sign of Death by Callie Hutton.......5/10/2021
  • Death of a Diva at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison......9/4/2021
  • Death on a Summer's Day by Benedict Brown.....9/16/2021
  • Death's Long Shadow by Judith Cutler.....10/27/2021

Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.

  • Murder on Skiathos by Margaret Addison.......1/13/2021
  • A Side of Murder by Amy Pershing......3/18/2021
  • Death at the Library by Rebecca M. Douglass............4/9/2021
  • Bodies and Bows by Elizabeth Penney...........4/15/2021
  • Inked Out by Karen MacInerney....4/29/2021
  • Oolong, Farewell by Kristen Weiss......6/6/2021
  • Danger at the Cove by Hannah Dennison.............10/29/2021
  • Murder at the Fete by C.T. Mitchell......11/6/2021

Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.

  • A Ladies Guide to Mischief and Murder by Dianne Freeman.....1/9/2021
  • Stitched up in Style by Cynthia E. Hurst......1/23/2021
  • Mrs. Jeffries Demands Justice by Emily Brightwell......2/7/2021
  • The Silver Shooter by Erin Lindsey.....2/16/2021
  • Murder in the Belltower by Helena Dixon............2/120/2021
  • Murder in Wedgefield Manor by Erica Ruth Neubauer......5/17/2021
  • Death of a New American by Mariah Fredericks.......5/22/2021
  • Murder by Twilight by Blythe Baker......5/28/2021
  • Murder at Paddington by Anita Davis......6/29/2021
  • A Royal Affair by Allison Montclair......7/7/2021
  • Murder at the Piccadilly Playhouse by C.J. Archer......7/14/2021
  • Murder at Keyhaven Castle by Clara McKenna.......7/17/2021
  • Death at the Crystal Palace by Jennifer Ashley.......8/13/2021
  • The Mystery of the Sorrowful Maiden by Kate Saunders.......8/31/2021
  • Death of a Showman by Mariah Fredericks......9/8/2021
  • A Fiancee's Guide to First Wives and Murder by Dianne Freeman.....9/11/2021
  • Mortmain Hall by Martin Edwards....10/1/2021
  • Murder on Mallowan Court by Lee Strauss......10/14/2021
  • The Sign of the Gallows by Susanna Calkins.......10/18/2021
  • Death on the Bowery by Kate Belli.......10/25/2021
  • Death of a Flapper by Nancy Warren.......12/9/2021

Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover....

  • An Aero Island Christmas Mystery by Adriana Licio.....1/2/2021
  • Murder Can Haunt Your Handiwork by Rose Pressey......1/16/2021
  • A Tourist's Guide to Murder by V.M. Burns.....2/23/2021
  • Doggone Dead by Dane McCaslin....3/2/2021
  • A Tale of Two Cookies by Eve Calder....6/2/2021
  • Battered to Death by J. New............7/18/2021
  • Death of an Irish Mummy by Catie Murphy.....8/6/2021
  • To the Tome of Murder by Lauren Elliott....11/23/2021

A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)

  • Nothing Bundt Trouble by Ellie Alexander..............2/28/2021
  • Murder at the Beacon Bakeshop by Darci Hannah............3/9/2021
  • One Poison Pie by Lynn Cahoon.....3/21/2021
  • A Book Signing to Die For by Judy Moore....3/24/2021
  • No Good Tea Goes Unpunished by Bree Baker.....4/25/2021
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Sarah Fox......5/20/2021
  • Tea & Sympathy by J. New........8/26/2021
  • Never Say Chai by Kirsten Weiss.....10/27/2021

Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 

  • A Ladies Guide to Mischief and Murder by Dianne Freeman.............1/9/2021
  • Wedding Thrashers by J. R. Ripley..........3/4/2021
  • Tidings of Death at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison........7/12/2021
  • A Fresh Beginning & Murder by Miranda Brickett......10/12/2021
  • Owl be Home for Christmas by Rosie A. Point......12/17/2021

Make Up Your own Category.......Personal books on my Kindle

  • A Manor of Life and Death by Kim Watts.....1/3/2021
  • Nothing But Her Name by Cynthia E. Hurst...........2/8/2021
  • Trudy, Madly, Deeply by Wendy Delaney...............3/10/2021
  • Spirit Matters by Patrice Greenwood......3/24/2021
  • Death by Library by Rebecca M. Douglass.....4/9/2021
  • Poised to Quill by Morgan W. Silver.......9/6/2021


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Connie's spot:

  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).
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
    a. Pumpkin Spice Peril (Cupcake Bakery Mystery Bk.12) by Jenn McKinlay- 1/24/21
    b. Midnight Snacks Are Murder (Poppy McAllister Mystery Bk.2) by Libby Klein
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
  8. Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.
  9. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.
    a. The Pomeranian Always Barks Twice (Furever Pets Mystery Bk.1) by Alex Erickson -
    1/31/21
  10. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 
  12. Make Up Your own Category.


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1.- Nice to Meet You-  Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

                                     The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

                                      Murder at the Book Club by Betsy Reavley

                                      Murder on the SS Rosa by Lee Strauss

                                      Cocaine Blues ( A Phryne Fisher Mystery) by Kerry Greenwood          
                                      Ask Me No Questios by Shelley Noble           
                                                 

2.-  Next in Line - Murder Flies the Coop by Jessica Ellicot

                                    The Forgotten by David Baldacci        
                                     Up Country by Nelson DeMille            
                                     Murder on Pleasant Avenue by Victoria Thompson
                                     Murder at Beechwood by Alyssa Maxwel

                                      A Wicked Conceit by Anna Lee Huber

                                     Murder at Hartigan House by Lee Strauss             
                                     Evan & Elle by Rhys Bowen     
                                     Evan Can Wait by Rhys Bowen            
                                     The Last Mrs. Summers by Rhys Bowen 

3.- New Series - Murder at Archly Manor by Sara Rosett

                               The Gilded Shroud by Elizabeth Bailey

                                Murder at Morrington Hall by Clara McKenna 

                                A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas 

4.- Holiday Theme - Rest You Merry ( Christmas) by Charlotte Macleod

                                 ''Twas the Knife Before Christmas by Jacqueline Frost

5.-Little Older. -       The Black Dudley Murder by Margery Allingham

                                Mystery of the Yrllow Room by Gaston Leroux

                                Murder on a Mystery Tour by Marian Babson

6.- Death -              The Anatomy of Death by Felicity Young

                               A Devious Death by Alyssa Maxwell

                               Death Below Stairs by Jennifer Ashley

                               Death on the Downs by Simon Brett

7.- Oceanview -      A Guilded Grave by Shelley Freydont ( Newport, RI) 

                                A Golden Cage by Shelley Freydont ( Newport, RI) 

                                The Guest List by Lucy Foley ( Island)

8.- Back in Time - Treacherous is the Night by Anna Lee Huber ( Post WW I)

                            Mrs. Jeffries Demands Justice by Emily Brightwell ( Victorian Mystery)

                            Lion in the Valley by Elizabeth Peters

9.- Woof -           Murder at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison

10. Need a Drink  Scones and Bones by Laura Childs ( Tea Shop)

11. Feathered Friends - The Penguin Who Knew Too Much by Donna Andrews

12. Own...Reread a favorite - Naughty in Nice by Rhys Bowen 

                                             Heirs and Graces by Rhys Bowen 

                                             The Crooked House by Agatha Christie

                                              Body in the Belfry by Katherine Hall Page

                                              The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellows

                                              Christmas is Murder by C.S. Challinor



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  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).
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not the USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
  8. Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.
  9. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.
  10. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery, etc.)
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 
  12. Make Up Your own Category.

1.  Nice to meet you:

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2.  Next in line:

  • How to Knit a Murder Sally Goldenbaum  (Seaside Knitters Society)  1/5/21
  • Deadly Amish Reunion  Dana R. Lynn (Amish Country Justice) 2/4/21
  • A Night's Tail Sofie Kelly (Magical Cats) 2/18/21                                                           

3.  New series:

Wrangler's Corner by Lynette Eason:

  • The Lawman Returns
  • Rodeo Rescuer
  • Protecting her Daughter
  • Classified Christmas Mission
  • Christmas Ranch Rescue
  • Vanished in the Night
  • Holiday Amnesia                          All read 1/21-2/21

4.  Holiday:   

  • Christmas Stalking by Margaret Daley   
  • Off the Grid Christmas by Mary Ellen Porter  

5.  A Little Bit Older:

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6.  Death!:

  •  

7. Oceanview:       

  • Double Deception  by Terri Reed  (Takes place in Nantucket, MA)  1/17/21

8.  Back in Time:

  •  

9.  Woof:

  • Desert Rescue by Carol J. Post
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10. A Drink:     

  • Wine Tastings Are Murder by Libby Klein                                                                                                         

11. Feathered Friends     

  • Terns of Endearment by Donna Andrews                                                                                   

12.  Make Up Your Own Category:

Cozy Suspense

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Thank you Alice!

Sandy's Spot

 

  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).
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not the USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
  8. Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.
  9. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.
  10. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery, etc.)
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 
  12. Read every installment of E.J. Copperman's A Haunted Guesthouse series published prior to December 15, 2021.

 

  1. Full Bodied Murder (Christine E. Blum)  5 stars, Night of the Living Deed (E.J. Copperman) 5+ stars, Pretty Is As Pretty Dies (Elizabeth Spann Craig) 4 stars,  Murder Is A Dirty Business (Tricia L. Sanders) 4.5 stars, The Ghost And Mrs. McClure (Alice Kimberly/Cleo Cole) 4 stars, Chutes And Adders (Barbara Block) 5 stars, Poppy Harmon Investigates Lee Hollis  3 stars, Here Comes The Body (Maria DiRico) 5+ stars,
  2.  Murder Most Maine  (Karen MacInerney)  4 stars, Word To The Wise (Jenn McKinlay) 5 stars, A Muderous Misconception  (Lorraine Bartlett and Gayle Leeson)  5 stars, Murder Most Fermented (Christine E. Blum) 4.5 stars, Berried to the Hilt (Karen MacInerney) 4 stars, Tightening the Threads (Lea Wait) 5+ stars, Knot What You Think (Mary Marks) 5 stars, The Name of the Rose (Christine E. Blum) 3.75 stars, Death, Diamonds, and Freezer Burn (Tricia L. Sanders) 4 stars, Knot My Sister's Keeper (Mary Marks) 5+ stars, The Cat Of The Baskervilles (Vicki Delany) 4 stars, One For The Books (Jenn McKinlay) 5 stars, Apples and Alibis (Gayle Leeson) 5 stars, The Darling Dahlias And The VooDoo Lily (Susan Wittig Albert) 5 stars, Knot On Her Life (Mary Marks) 5+ stars, Whale Of A Crime (Karen MacInerney) 5 stars, Egg Shooters (Laura Childs) 5 stars, Absence of Alice (Sherry Harris) 5 stars, Anchored Inn (Karen MacInerney) 3 stars, Knot Ready For Murder (Mary Marks) 5 stars, No Grater Crime (Maddie Day) 5+ stars, Thread Herrings (Lea Wait) 5+ stars, Trapped By Revenge (Colleen Helme) 5+ stars,
  3. Countess of  Harleigh by Dianne Freeman, Rose Avenue Wine Club by Christine Blum, Poppy Harmon by Lee Hollis,  Haunted Guesthouse by E.J. Copperman,  Myrtle Clover by Elizabeth Spann Craig, Grime Pays by Tricia L. Sanders, Haunted Bookshop by Alice Kimberly aka Cleo Cole, Robin Light by Barbara Block,  
  4. Candy Slain Murder (Maddie Day) Christmas 5 stars, Brush With Death (Karen MacInerney) Christmas 4 stars, Trick Or Treachery (Murder She Wrote,  Jessica Fletcher & Donald Bain) Halloween,  4 stars, Thread The Halls (Lea Wait) Christmas, 4 stars, A Little Yuletide Murder (Murder She Wrote, Jessica Fletcher & Donald Bain) Christmas,  5 stars
  5. Give First Place To Murder (Kathleen Delaney) 2004 5 stars, Chutes And Adders (Barbara Block) 1994 5 stars,
  6. Death of a Kitchen Diva (Lee Hollis)  4 stars, Death Runs Adrift (Karen MacInerney) 4 stars,
  7. Hitting the Books (Jenn McKinlay) 5 stars, Nacho Average Murder  (Maddie Day) 5 stars, A Scandal In Scarlet (Vicki Delany) 5 stars, Southern Sass and a Battered Bride (Kate Young) 5 stars, A Tale Of Two Cookies (Eve Calder) 4 stars,
  8. A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder  (Dianne Freeman) 5 stars, Near Prospect Park (Lawrence Levy) 5+ stars,
  9. Silence of the Jams (Gayle Leeson) 3.5 stars, Honey Baked Homicide (Gayle Leeson) 4.5 stars, Lethal In Old Lace (Duffy Brown) 3 stars, There's A Murder Afoot (Vicki Delany) 5+ stars,
  10. Blood On The Vine (Murder She Wrote Jessica Fletcher & Donald Bain)  4 stars, And Murder For Dessert (Winery) (Kathleen Delaney) 4 stars
  11. Die, Die Birdie (J.R. Ripley) 3 stars, Knot Of This World (Mary Marks) 5 stars, Claws For Alarm (Karen MacInerney) 5 stars, Scone Cold Dead (Karen MacInerney) 4.5 stars,
  12. Night of the Living Deed  5+ stars , An Uninvited Ghost 4 stars, Old Haunts 5 stars, Chance of a Ghost 4 stars, The Thrill of the Haunt 4 stars, Inspector Specter 4 stars, Ghost in the Wind 3.5 stars, Spouse On Haunted Hill 5 stars, The Hostess With The Ghostess 5 stars,

 



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I'll do this; I don't read that many cozies but I read some, and I'm interested to see how they stack up during the year.

  1. Nice to Meet You - Read a cozy by a new-to-you author (many cozy authors write under several names, and it's okay to use one of those): Jane Darrowfield, Professional Busybody by Barbara Ross - 8/2; S'more Murders (Five-Ingredient Mystery, Bk 5) by Maya Corrigan - 10/24
  2. Next in Line - Read the next book in a series you have started: Clause & Effect (Deadly Edits, Bk 2) by Kaitlyn Dunnett - 5/22; A Fatal Fiction (Deadly Edits, Bk 3) by Kaitlyn Dunnett - 7/4; Murder, She Edited (Deadly Edits, Bk 3) by Kaitlyn Dunnett - 8/4
  3. New Series - Read a new-to-you cozy series: Witch Please (Fix-It Witches, Bk 1) by Ann Aguirre - 9/24; Long Island Iced Tina (Catering Hall, Bk 2) by Maria DiRico - 11/5
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday): Autumn Alibi (Wiccan Wheel, Bk 6) by Jennifer David Hesse (set during the Autumn Equinox) - 6/6
  5. A Little Bit Older but Still Loved - Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before): none
  6. Death! - Read a cozy with "Death" in the title: none
  7. Oceanview - Read a cozy that takes place in a state (or, if not the USA, a country) that borders the ocean: Mystery at the Masquerade (Secrets & Scrabble, Bk 3) by Josh Lanyon (Maine) - 4/10
  8. Back in Time - Read a historical cozy: Miss Moriarty I Presume (Lady Sherlock, Bk 6) by Sherry Thomas - 11/17
  9. Woof - Read a cozy with a dog on the cover: Breaking the Mould (Vintage Kitchen, Bk 8) by Victoria Hamilton - 7/30
  10. I Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that serves beverages (pub, coffee shop, winery, etc.): Witches and Wedding Cake (Magical Bakery, Bk 9) by Bailey Cates - 1/24; Here Comes the Body (Catering Hall, Bk 1) by Maria DiRico - 12/13; It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Murder (Catering Hall, Bk 3) by Maria DiRico - 12/22
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover: The Falcon Always Wings Twice (Meg Langslow, Bk 27) by Donna Andrews - 3/31; Twelve Jays of Christmas (Meg Langslow, Bk 30) by Donna Andrews - 12/13
  12. Make up your own category: Fantasyland - Read a paranormal cozy: Bewitching Bitters (Midlife Magic Cocktail Club, Bk 2) by Annabel Chase - 7/16


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I'm going to try and remember to list all the cozies I read this year.

Una's list:

  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).                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bait and Witch: Angela M. Sanders                                                                                                                                                                  Hormones, Hexes, & Exes (Menopause, Magick, & Mystery, Bk 1): JC Blake                                                                                                      Mrs. Claus and the Santaland Slayings: Liz Ireland                                                                                                                                            For Whom the Book Tolls (Antique Bookshop, Bk 1): Laura Gail Black                                                                                                                  Used for Murder (Used Bookstore, Bk 1): Heidi M Buck
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.                                                                                                                         An Aria of Omens (Wisteria Tearoom, Bk 3): Patrice Greenwood                                                                                                                        Enchanted Ever After (Enchanted, Inc.): Shanna Swendson                                                                                                                             Pecan Pies and Dead Guys (Southern Ghost Hunter): Angie Fox                                                                                                                        Witch Out Of Water (A Moonstone Bay Cozy Mystery) (Volume 2): Amanda M. Lee                                                                                             The Mint Julep Murders (Southern Ghost Hunter): Angie Fox
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.                                                                                                                                                        Sinfully Delicious (A Two Broomsticks Gas & Grill Witch Cozy Mystery): Amanda M. Lee                                                                                      Magic Uncorked: A Paranormal Women's Fiction Novel (Midlife Magic Cocktail Club): Annabel Chase                                                                  One Poison Pie (Kitchen Witch,Bk 1): Lynn Cahoon                                                                                                                                            In My Attic: A Magical Misfits Mystery: Lina Hansen
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).                                                                                                             Do No Harm (Dr. Katie LeClair, Bk 2): Dawn Eastman (Halloween)                                                                                                                      Ink and Shadows (A Secret, Book and Scone Society Novel): Ellery Adams (Halloween)                                                                                    Murder at the Christmas Cookie Bake-Off (Beacon Bakeshop, Bk 2): Darci Hannah (Christmas)
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)                                                      Cat in an Alphabet Endgame: A Midnight Louie Mystery (The Midnight Louie Mysteries) (Volume 28): Carole Nelson Douglas (2016)                      Live Free or Die: Jessie Crockett (2010)                                                                                                                                                           Tagged for Death (Sarah Winston Garage Sale, Bk 1): Sherry Harris (2014)
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.                                                        Cast Away (Spellbound Paranormal Cozy Mystery) (Volume 6): Annabel Chase (Pennsylvania)                                                                       Freaky Deaky Tiki (A Moonstone Bay Cozy Mystery): Amanda M. Lee (an island off the coast of Florida)                                                            Lowcountry Boondoggle: Susan M Boyer  (South Carolina)                                                                                                                                Seven-Year Witch: Angela M. Sanders (Oregon)
  8. Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.
  9. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.                                                                                                                                                  Be Our Ghost (Merry Ghost Inn, Bk 3): Kate Kingsbury                                                                                                                                         One Potato, Two Potato, Dead (Farm-to-Fork, Bk 3): Lynn Cahoon                                                                                                                  Mardi Gras Murder (Cajun Country, Bk 4): Ellen Byron                                                                                                                                        A Spell for Trouble (Enchanted Bay, Bk 1): Esme Addison
  10. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)                                              From Beer to Eternity (A Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mystery): Sherry Harris                                                                                         Murder at the Beacon Bakeshop (Beacon Bakeshop, Bk 1): Darci Hannah                                                                                                         A Time to Swill (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon, Bk 2): Sherry Harris                                                                                                            Yappy Hour (Roundup Crew, Bk 1): Diana Orgain
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover.                                                                                                                                 Swamp Santa (Miss Fortune, Bk 16): Jana DeLeon  Francis the parrot                                                                                                             Little Bookshop of Murder (Beach Reads, Bk 1): Maggie Blackburn  Mr. Darcy the parrot
  12. Make Up Your own Category.  Books With Cats:                                                                                                                                               Mums and Mayhem: A Magic Garden Mystery: Amanda Flower                                                                                                                           Two Wicked Desserts (Kitchen Witch Mysteries): Lynn Cahoon                                                                                                                         Spell Disaster (Silver Hollow Paranormal Cozy Mystery Series) (Volume 2): Leighann Dobbs                                                                          Slay in Character (Cat Latimer, Bk 4): Lynn Cahoon


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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). Faith, Hope, and a Corpse (A Faith Chapel Mystery, #1) - Laura Jensen Walker, The Gargoyle's Secret (Stonehaven Mysteries, #1) - Linn Chapel, Beneath the Waves (Kira Hunter, #1) - Nora Cabot, Kicker: Going the Distance (The Frankie Scarmazino Trilogy, #1) - Cy Young, Pint of No Return (Shake Shop Mystery, #1) - Dana Mentink, Death by Chocolate Lab (Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery, #1) - Bethany Blake, The Old Buzzard Had It Coming (Alafair Tucker, #1) - Donis Casey, The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1) - Richard Osman. Dead-End Detective (Piper and Porter Mystery, #1) - Amanda Flower, Whodunnit? Murder in Mystery Manor (Whodunnit, #1) - Anthony E. Zuiker, Ghost Agents (Ghost Agents, #1) - Nita DeBorde, Pineapple and Poison (Sticky Sweet Cozy Mystery, #1) - Allyssa Mirry, Roasts & Rumors (Red Line Coffee Shop, #0.5) - D.B. McNichol, Murder in Montauk (Blake Sisters Travel Mystery, #0.5) - Carter Fielding, Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland, #1) - Anthony Horowitz, The Sapphire Necklace (Hazel Watson, #1) - C.A. Varian

√ 2.  Next in Line - Read the next book in a series you have started. Murder Off Broadway (A Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery, #12) - Sandi Scott, Rhino Charge (Kenya Kanga Mystery, #3) - Victoria Tait. A Jar of Pickles, (Lady Vigilante, #18) - Hayley Camille, Kicker Two: Clearing the High Bar (The Frankie Scarmazino Trilogy, #2) - Cy Young, The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2) - Alan Bradley, Hornswoggled (Alafair Tucker, #2) - Donis Casey, Fools Rush In (Lady Vigilante, #19) - Hayley Camille, A Time to Swill (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mystery, #2) - Sherry Harris, The Man Who Died Twice (Thursday Murder Club, #2) - Richard Osman, Dog Eat Dog (Andy Carpenter, #23) - David Rosenfelt, Red, White, and Blue (Lady Vigilante, #20) - Hayley Camille, Murder in the Medina (Blake Sisters Travel Mystery, #1) - Carter Fielding, Down the Hatch (Agatha Raisin, #32) - M.C. Beaton, Best in Snow (Andy Carpenter, #24) - David Rosenfelt, Real Estate, Dating, and Death (Vivianne Murphy, #2) - Ashley Addison, The Ninja's Daughter (Shinobi Mystery, #4) - Susan Spann, Turkey Takes the Christmas Case (Hillcrest Witches Mystery, #12.5) - Amorette Anderson

√ 3.  New Series - Read a new to you cozy series. Faith, Hope, and a Corpse (A Faith Chapel Mystery, #1) - Laura Jensen Walker, The Gargoyle's Secret (Stonehaven Mysteries, #1) - Linn Chapel, Beneath the Waves (Kira Hunter, #1) - Nora Cabot, Kicker: Going the Distance (The Frankie Scarmazino Trilogy, #1) - Cy Young, Pint of No Return (Shake Shop Mystery, #1) - Dana Mentink, Death by Chocolate Lab (Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery, #1) - Bethany Blake, The Old Buzzard Had It Coming (Alafair Tucker, #1) - Donis Casey, The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1) - Richard Osman, The Clutter Corpse (Decluttering Mysteries, #1) - Simon Brett, A Tale of Two Sisters (The Fortune-Telling Twins, #1) - Bettina Johnson, Dead-End Detective (Piper and Porter Mystery, #1) - Amanda Flower, Whodunnit? Murder in Mystery Manor (Whodunnit, #1) - Anthony E. Zuiker, Ghost Agents (Ghost Agents, #1) - Nita DeBorde, Pineapple and Poison (Sticky Sweet Cozy Mystery, #1) - Allyssa Mirry, Roasts & Rumors (Red Line Coffee Shop, #0.5) - D.B. McNichol, Murder in Montauk (Blake Sisters Travel Mystery, #0.5) - Carter Fielding, Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland, #1) - Anthony Horowitz, The Sapphire Necklace (Hazel Watson, #1) - C.A. Varian

√ 4.  Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday). Pint of No Return (Shake Shop Mystery, #1) - Dana Mentink (4th of July), Roasts & Rumors (Red Line Coffee Shop, #0.5) - D.B. McNichol (4th of July), Best in Snow (Andy Carpenter, #24) - David Rosenfelt (Christmas), Turkey Takes the Christmas Case (Hillcrest Witches Mystery, #12.5) - Amorette Anderson (Christmas)

√ 5.  A Little Bit Older But Still Loved - Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before) The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2) - Alan Bradley, The Old Buzzard Had It Coming (Alafair Tucker, #1) - Donis Casey, Hornswoggled (Alafair Tucker, #2) - Donis Casey, Whodunnit? Murder in Mystery Manor (Whodunnit, #1) - Anthony E. Zuiker, The Ninja's Daughter (Shinobi Mystery, #4) - Susan Spann

√ 6.  Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title. Death by Chocolate Lab (Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery, #1) - Bethany Blake, Real Estate, Dating, and Death (Vivianne Murphy, #2) - Ashley Addison

√ 7.  Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean. Pacific Ocean - California: Faith, Hope, and a Corpse (A Faith Chapel Mystery, #1) - Laura Jensen Walker, Whodunnit? Murder in Mystery Manor (Whodunnit, #1) - Anthony E. Zuiker Oregon: Pint of No Return (Shake Shop Mystery, #1) - Dana Mentink, Washington: Real Estate, Dating, and Death (Vivianne Murphy, #2) - Ashley Addison, Japan: The Ninja's Daughter (Shinobi Mystery, #4) - Susan Spann Atlantic Ocean - Florida: A Time to Swill (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mystery, #2) - Sherry Harris, New Jersey: Pineapple and Poison (Sticky Sweet Cozy Mystery, #1) - Allyssa Mirry, Dog Eat Dog (Andy Carpenter, #23) - David Rosenfelt, Best in Snow (Andy Carpenter, #24) - David Rosenfelt, New York: Murder Off Broadway (A Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery, #12) - Sandi Scott, A Jar of Pickles, (Lady Vigilante, #18) - Hayley Camille, Fools Rush In (Lady Vigilante, #19) - Hayley Camille, Murder in Montauk (Blake Sisters Travel Mystery, #0.5) - Carter Fielding, Red, White, and Blue (Lady Vigilante, #20) - Hayley Camille, Maine: The Gargoyle's Secret (Stonehaven Mysteries, #1) - Linn Chapel, Great Britain: The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2) - Alan Bradley, The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1) - Richard Osman, The Clutter Corpse (Decluttering Mysteries, #1) - Simon Brett, The Man Who Died Twice (Thursday Murder Club, #2) - Richard Osman, Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland, #1) - Anthony Horowitz, Down the Hatch (Agatha Raisin, #32) - M.C. Beaton, Morocco: Murder in the Medina (Blake Sisters Travel Mystery, #1) - Carter Fielding, Indian Ocean - Kenya: Rhino Charge (Kenya Kanga Mystery, #3) - Victoria Tait Gulf of Mexico - Louisiana: The Sapphire Necklace (Hazel Watson, #1) - C.A. Varian, Texas: Ghost Agents (Ghost Agents, #1) - Nita DeBorde

√ 8.  Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.  A Jar of Pickles, (Lady Vigilante, #18) - Hayley Camille, Kicker: Going the Distance (The Frankie Scarmazino Trilogy, #1) - Cy Young, The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2) - Alan Bradley, The Old Buzzard Had It Coming (Alafair Tucker, #1) - Donis Casey, Hornswoggled (Alafair Tucker, #2) - Donis Casey, Fools Rush In (Lady Vigilante, #19) - Hayley Camille, Red, White, and Blue (Lady Vigilante, #20) - Hayley Camille, The Ninja's Daughter (Shinobi Mystery, #4) - Susan Spann

√ 9.  Woof - Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover. Faith, Hope, and a Corpse (A Faith Chapel Mystery, #1) - Laura Jensen Walker, Murder Off Broadway (A Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery, #12) - Sandi Scott, Death by Chocolate Lab (Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery, #1) - Bethany Blake, Pineapple and Poison (Sticky Sweet Cozy Mystery, #1) - Allyssa Mirry, Dog Eat Dog (Andy Carpenter, #23) - David Rosenfelt, Best in Snow (Andy Carpenter, #24) - David Rosenfelt

√ 10. I Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery, etc.) Murder Off Broadway (A Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery, #12) - Sandi Scott, Pint of No Return (Shake Shop Mystery, #1) - Dana Mentink, Whodunnit? Murder in Mystery Manor (Whodunnit, #1) - Anthony E. Zuiker, Pineapple and Poison (Sticky Sweet Cozy Mystery, #1) - Allyssa Mirry, Roasts & Rumors (Red Line Coffee Shop, #0.5) - D.B. McNichol, Murder in the Medina (Blake Sisters Travel Mystery, #1) - Carter Fielding

√ 11.  Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. The Old Buzzard Had It Coming (Alafair Tucker, #1) - Donis Casey, Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland, #1) - Anthony Horowitz

√ 12.  Make Up Your own Category - Read a cozy featuring a senior sleuth. Murder Off Broadway (A Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery, #12) - Sandi Scott, Rhino Charge (Kenya Kanga Mystery, #3) - Victoria Tait, The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1) - Richard Osman, The Man Who Died Twice (Thursday Murder Club, #2) - Richard Osman, Down the Hatch (Agatha Raisin, #32) - M.C. Beaton

Extra:

A Cozy in Every State (14/50)

Arizona - Man Overboard (Ali Reynolds, #12) - J.A. Jance - Sedona

Arkansas - Kicker: Going the Distance (The Frankie Scarmazino Trilogy, #1) - Cy Young - Jasper

California - Faith, Hope, and a Corpse (A Faith Chapel Mystery, #1) - Laura Jensen Walker - Apple Springs

Florida - A Time to Swill (Chloe Jackson, Sea Glass Saloon Mystery, #2) - Sherry Harris - Emerald Cove

Louisiana - The Sapphire Necklace (Hazel Watson, #1) - C.A. Varian - New Orleans

Maine - The Gargoyle's Secret (Stonehaven Mysteries, #1) - Linn Chapel - Bar Harbor

New Jersey - Pineapple and Poison (Sticky Sweet Cozy Mystery, #1) - Allyssa Mirry - Jersey shore

New Mexico Kicker Two: Clearing the High Bar (The Frankie Scarmazino Trilogy, #2) - Cy Young - Magdalena

New York - Murder Off Broadway (A Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery, #12) - Sandi Scott - New York City

Oklahoma The Old Buzzard Had It Coming (Alafair Tucker, #1) - Donis Casey - Boynton

Oregon - Pint of No Return (Shake Shop Mystery, #1) - Dana Mentink - Upper Sprocket

Pennsylvania - Death by Chocolate Lab (Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery, #1) - Bethany Blake - Sylvan Creek

Texas - Ghost Agents (Ghost Agents, #1) - Nita DeBorde - Galveston

Washington - Real Estate, Dating, and Death (Vivianne Murphy, #2) - Ashley Addison - Havenville



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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). Murder Past Due - Miranda James. 9/2/21. ***
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started. Mango Glades - Bill H Myers. 8/27/21.**.5
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.The Alto Wore Tweed - Mark Schweizer. 12/3/21. ****
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).Twelve Days at Bleakly Manor - Michelle Griepp.12/6/21 ****
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)She Came Back - Patricia Wentworth. 1/29/21.***.5
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title. Death Turns the Tables - John Dickson Carr. 1/15/21. ***
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean. Penelope Passes or Why Did She Die? - Joan Coggins. 8/21/21.***
  8. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.
  9. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)Death at the Bar - Ngaio Marsh. 8/1/21.***.5
  10. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. Pocket Full of Rye - Agatha Christie. 10/10/21***.5
  11. Make Up Your own Category. (Favorite Author) Boney and the Mouse - Arthur Upfield. 7/20/21. *****


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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).
  •    A Study in Murder by Callie Hutton
  •   Class Reunions are Murder by Libby Klein
  • Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
  •     Etched in Tears (Webb Glass ShopMystery bk 4) by Cheryl Hollon
  • New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  •   Statue of Limitations by Kate Collins
  •   Needled to Death by Annelise Ryan
  • Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
  • A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old (published in 2016 or before)
  • Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.
  • Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
  • Death by Chowder by Donna Walo Clancy
  • Iced Under by Barbara Ross
  • Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy.
  • Read a Cozy with   a Dog on the Cover of it
  • The Scent of Murder (Jazz Ramsey bk1) by Kylie Logan
  • A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc)
  • Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover. 
  • A Shimmer of Hummingbirds by Steve Burrows
  • Make Up Your own Category.


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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).  Organize Your Corpses by Mary Jane Maffini
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started. The Maine Mutiny by Jessica Fletcher
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series. A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis Peters
  4. Holiday Theme - Read a cozy that is set during a holiday (any holiday).
  5. A Little Bit Older But Still Loved.  Read a cozy that is at least 5 years old  Margaritas and Murder by Jessica Fletcher
  6. Death! - Read a Cozy with Death in the title.
  7. Oceanview - Read a Cozy That Takes Place in State (or if not USA a Country) That Borders the Ocean.
  8. Back in Time - Read a Historical Cozy. The Traitor's Tale by Maragret Frazer
  9. Woof -  Read a Cozy with a Dog on the Cover.
  10. A Need a Drink - Read a cozy that is set in a place that services beverages, pub, coffee shop, winery etc) Murder in an Irish Village by Carlene O'Connor
  11. Feathered Friends - Read a cozy with birds on the cover.   The Sempster's Tale by Margaret Frazer
  12. Make Up Your own Category.


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I just finished The Falcon Always Wings Twice (Meg Langslow, Bk 27) by Donna Andrews, and it looks like I'm at least the fourth player to read Donna Andrews for Feathered Friends, LOL (I was almost surprised to see that people found other authors for that too).