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Read as many as you can for each topic

Some of our favorites from last year and some new ones

  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. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on 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. Retirement Can be Murder by Susan Santangelo done 1/17
    2. Class Reunions Are Murder by Libby Klein done 2/15
    3. Murder on Memory Lake by J.D. Griffo done 2/21
    4. The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman done 3/15
    5. For Whom the Book Tolls by Laura Gail Black done 3/31
    6. Dead on the Vine by Elle Brooke White done 10/29
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
    1. A Hex for Danger by Esme Addison done 3/20
    2. Chocolate a La Murder by Kirsten Weiss done 5/3
    3. Hostage to Fortune by Kiersten Weiss done 5/29
    4. The Malt in Our Stars by Sarah Fox 6/4
    5. The Book of Candlelight by Ellery Adams done 6/20
    6. Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook done 9/26
    7. The Burning Pages by Paige Shelton done 10/6
    8. Death of a Wondering wolf by Julia Buckley done 10/20
    9. Death on the Night of Lost Lizards by Julia Buckley done 10/22
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
    1. Getaway with Murder by Diane Kelly done 4/4
    2. A Zen for Murder by Leighann Dobbs done 5/30
    3. It Takes Two to Mango by Carrie Doyle done 8/11
    4. The Great Witches Baking Show by Nancy Warren 10/4
  4. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
    1. Be My Ghost by Carol J Perry done 2/28
    2. Sucker Punch by Kristen Painter done 3/6
    3. The Dirty Coven by Lily Harper Hart done 6/10
    4. Death on the shelf by Allison Brook done 8/6
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)
    1. What the Bishop Saw by Vanetta Chapman done 1/3
    2. Aunt Bessie Assumes by Diane Xarissa 
    3. Death of a Wondering Wolf by Julia Buckley done 10/19
    4. Killer Words by VM Burns  12/21
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
    1. A Curious Incident by Vicky Delany done 3/25
    2. The Moonshine Shack Murder by Diane Kelly done 6/24
    3. All You need is Fudge by Nancy Coco done 7/2
    4. The Wedding Plot by Paula Munier Done 8/22
    5. In the Dog House by V. M. Burns done 11/9
    6. Furbidden Fatility by Deborh Blake 12/7
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
    1. On Thin Ice by  Ellie Alexander done 1/4
    2. No Good Tea Goes Unpunished by Bree Baker done 6/13
    3. Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala done 6/21
    4. Christmas Cocoa Murder by Carlene O'Connor done 12/17
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
    1. Murder Outside the Lines by Krista Davis done 1/23 adult coloring
    2. Died in Wool by Peggy Ehrhart done 2/6  knitting
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
    1. The Joy and Light Bus Company by Alexander McCall Smith done 1/23, Botswana
    2. Murder in an Irish Bookstore by Carlene O'Connor  1/30 Ireland
    3. Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials Ovidia Yu done 2/16  Singapore
    4. With a Little Bit of Blood by D E Ireland  5/1  England
    5. A Bride's Guide to Marriage and Murder by Dianne Freeman 8/1  England
    6. Death on the Patagonian Express by Hy Conrad done 11/27  Patogonia
    7. The Song of Comfortable Chairs by Alexander McCall Smith 11/30  Botswana
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
    1. Murder by the Book by Lauren Elliot done 5/19
    2. Ink and Shadows by Ellery Adams done 12/24
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover
    1. A Side of Murder by Amy Pershing done 4/29
  12. Make Up Your own Category.  Historical Cozy
    1. Murder at Bray House by Lee Strauss done 1/11
    2. A Fiancee's Guide to First Wives Murder done 1/15
    3. Murder in an English Glade by Jessica Ellicot done 2/26
    4. Murder at Wakehurst by Alyssa Maxwell done 3/2
    5. In the Market for Murder by T E Kinsey done 4/11
    6. Murder at Feathers and Flair by Lee Strauss done 6/15
    7. A Devious Death by Alyssa Maxwell done 8/11
    8. Peril in Paris by Rhys Bowen done 12/28


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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).
    a. Needled to Death - Helping Hand, Bk 1 by Annelise Ryan May 29, 2022
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
    a. Silent Night Deadly Night - Year-Round Christmas, Bk 4 by Vicki Delany March 26, 2022
    b. Forever Fudge - Candy-Coated, Bk 6 by Nancy Coco May 1, 2022

    c. Sowed to Death - Farmer's Daughter, Bk 2 by Peg Cochran
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)
    a.
    Jane Darrowfield Professional Busybody - Jane Darrowfield, Bk 1 by Barbara Ross May 10, 2022
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
    a.
    Dying in a Winter Wonderland - Year-Round Christmas, Bk 5 by Vicki Delany March 31, 2022
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
    a. Murder with Macaroni and Cheese - Mahalia Watkins Soul Food, Bk 2 by A.L. Herbert April 9, 2022
    b. For Batter or Worse - Cupcake Bakery, Bk 13 by Jenn McKinlay April 23, 2022
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover
    a. Strawberried Alive - Cupcake Bakery, Bk 14 by Jenn McKinlay May 7, 2022
  12. Make Up Your own Category.


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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)
    Fatal Fixer-Upper (Do-It-Yourself Mystery, Bk 1) Author: Jennie Bentley
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series
    Farm to Trouble (Farm to Table, Bk 1) Author: Amanda Flower
  4. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)
    The Big Kitty (Sunny & Shadow, Bk 1) Author: Claire Donally
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
    Dead and Breakfast (Merry Ghost Inn, Bk 1) Author: Kate Kingsbury
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
    A Death Long Overdue (Lighthouse Library, Bk 7) Author: Eva Gates
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover
  12. Make Up Your own Category - Cozies published in 2012 or earlier
    1. Murder by Mocha (Coffeehouse, Bk 10) Author: Cleo Coyle
    2. Murder on the Rocks (Gray Whale Inn, Bk 1) Author: Karen MacInerney
    3. Fatal Fixer-Upper (Do-It-Yourself Mystery, Bk 1) Author: Jennie Bentley
    4. The Big Kitty (Sunny & Shadow, Bk 1) Author: Claire Donally


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  1. Read a cozy by an author I've never read before: The Black Dudley Murder by Margery Allingham
  2. Read the next book in a series that I've already begun: The Cat Who Talked to Ghosts by Lilian Jackson Braun
  3. Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line:
  4. Read a cozy that is set in a restaurant or bakery:
  5. Read a cozy that features a character with a hobby:
  6. Read a paranormal cozy:
  7. Read a cozy not set in the USA: Death at High Tide (Island Sisters Book 1) by Hannah Dennison
  8. Read a cozy with a building on the front cover:
  9. Read a cozy with red, white, and blue on the cover:
  10. Read a cozy where the main character is a teacher or a retired teacher:
  11. Read a cozy where the main character is a senior citizen:
  12. Read a cozy set in a bookstore:


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GOAL: 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 that is okay to use one of those).

  1. The Reluctant Detective (Faith Morgan, Bk 1) Author: Martha Ockley
  2. Handbags and Homicide (Haley Randolph, Bk 1) Author: Dorothy Howell

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

  1. Silenced by the Yams (Barbara Marr, Bk 3) Author: Karen Cantwell
  2. Saturday Night Cleaver: A Barbara Marr Murder Mystery Author: Karen Cantwell

New Series - Read a new to you cozy series.

Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)

  1. Lost In Las Vegas (Frost & Crowe, Bk 1) Author: Kristen Painter

Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominent character (does not have to be main character)

Pets - Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)

Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery

Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)

Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.

Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)

Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover

  1. My Cup Runneth Over Author: Debbie Viguié
  2. Anointest My Head With Oil (Psalm 23, Bk 16) Author: Debbie Viguié

Make Up Your own Category - Murderless Mysteries

  1. Flurries of Suspicion, Mysteries of Silver Peak Author: Carole Jefferson
  2. Heated Accusations, Mysteries of Silver Peak Author: Carole Jefferson
  3. Things Unseen, Mysteries of Silver Peak Author: Carole Jefferson


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Una'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).
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.                                                                                                                  Mrs. Claus and the Halloween Homicide (Mrs. Claus, Bk 2): Liz Ireland
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.                                                                                                                                                  The Moonshine Shack Murder (Southern Homebrew, Bk 1): Diane Kelly
  4. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)                                                        Murder in the Balcony (Movie Palace Mystery): Margaret Dumas
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)                                  A Plus One for Murder (Friend for Hire, Bk 1): Laura Bradford                                                                                                                Granny's Got a Gun (Secret Agent Granny, Bk 1): Harper Lin
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover
  12. Make Up Your own Category.


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Mary's List:

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).

  • Pride, Prejudice, and Peril by Katie Oliver.....1/11/2022
  • A Deception Most Deadly by Genevieve Essig....1/30/2022
  • Meet Isabel Puddles by M.V. Byrne.......2/4/2022
  • A Fine Point of Murder by Thea Cambert......2/9/2022
  • A Lost Claus by Mona Marple.............2/11/2022
  • Murder Most Pemberley by Jessica Berg.........2/19/2022
  • A Question of Devotion by Anita Kulina...............2/20/2022
  • Murder at Highfields by Andrea Kress..........3/4/2022
  • The Curious Kilt by Jemima Wallace..............3/15/2022
  • The Fool Dies Last by Carol Miller...........3/17/2022
  • Front Page Murder by Joyce St. Anthony................3/23/2022
  • Backdrop Dead by Cynthia Thomason........3/31/2022
  • A Time to Swill by Sherry Harris.................4/8/2022
  • Dial P for Poison by Zara Keane......5/4/2022
  • Murder in the Village Green by Rosie Hunt.............5/7/2022
  • Return to Death by A.E. Howe.......5/15/2022
  • The Case of the Black Tulip by Paula Harmon......5/16/2022
  • Magic Lies and Deadly Pies by Misha Popp.......5/29/2022
  • Bear Witness by Lark O. Jensen......7/18/2022
  • Death by Bubble Tea by Jennifer Chow...........7/18/2022
  • Murder at North Pond by London Lovett..........7/19/2022
  • Give Me Chills by Tara Lush............7/2/2022
  • A Poisonous Page by Kitt Crowe....8/4/2022
  • Mint Chocolate Murder by Meri Allen......8/23/2022
  • Cheddar Off Dead by Korina Moss......9/5/2022
  • Teatime with a Corpse by Sherry S. Hall...........9/13/2022
  • Tomes & Terriers by Hillary Avis......10/5/2022
  • An Axe to Rind by Ally Roberts.....11/6/2022
  • Advertisement for Murder by Nadine Dolittle....11/29/2022

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

  • Mocha She Wrote by Ellie Alexander...........1/5/2022
  • Calamity and a Danish by Blake Pierce......1/10/2022
  • The Librarian Always Rings Twice by Marty Wingate....1/17/2022
  • Murder at the Dolphin Inn by C.S. Challinor......1/28/2022
  • Hot to Trot by M.C. Beaton & R. W. Green.............2/10/2022
  • Blossoms, BBQ, and Blackmail by Tonya Kappes......2/12/2022
  • A Murderous Misconception by Lorraine Bartlett..............2/13/2022
  • Murder on a Summer's Morning by Margaret Addison......5/1/2022
  • Put Out to Pasture by Amanda Flower......5/8/2022
  • Death by Chocolate Snickerdoodle by Sarah Graves.......7/3/2022
  • Some Like it Shot by Zara Keane..........8/31/2022
  • Peanut Butter Panic by Amanda Flower.....9/19/2022
  • Murder on Board by Helena Dixon.......10/28/2022

New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.

  • Captured on Camera by Suzanne Bolden................1/18/2022
  • A Witness to Murder by Verity Bright............2/16/2022
  • The Fool Dies Last by Carol Miller.......3/17/2022
  • An Invitation to Murder by A.G. Barnett.....3/24/2022
  • Snowed Under by Kathryn Long......3/26/2022
  • Witness for the Prosecution by E.J. cooperman.......4/14/2022
  • Death in Soho by Emily Organ......4/15/2022
  • Buried in a Good Book by Tamara Berry.....6/14/2022
  • A Very English Murder by Verity Bright......6.18/2022
  • Murder as Sweet as Honey by Diane Organi....7/14/2022
  • As Gouda as Dead by Avery Adams.....11/2/2022

Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)

  • Some Hauntings Never Go Out of Fashion by Rose Bentancourt......1/15/2022
  • Tea is for Tragedy by Karen Sue Walker........2/4/2022
  • The Ghost and the Haunted Portrait by Cleo Coyle................2/21/2022
  • Be My Ghost by Carol J. Perry..............3/25/2022
  • In the Company of Witches by Auralee Wallace.....4/2/2022
  • Once Wicked by Cindy Stark...............4/23/2022
  • A Witch Named Hazel by Sara Bourgeois....7/6/2022
  • One Woman's Junk by J.B. Lynn.....7/15/2022
  • Laid to Rest by J.C. Eaton......8/24/2022
  • Mrs. Morris and the Pot of Gold by Traci Wilton.......9/7/2022
  • Steeped to Death by Gretchen Rue......10/8/2022
  • When the Crow's Away by Auralee Wallace..............10/13/2022

Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)

  • Marriage Can Be Mischief by Amanda Flower......1/9/2022
  • Murder in a Dark Gloom by Suzanne Bolden..........1/30/2022
  • Easter Bonnet Murder by Leslie Meier.....2/6/2022
  • Fire and Ice by Libby Howard..............2/7/2022
  • A Plot Most Perilous by Genevieve  Essig............4/29/2022
  • Amish Murder too Close by Samantha Price.......6/21/2022
  • Death of a Suitor by Elizabeth Spann Craig............7/23/2022
  • Apocalypse Meowâ by Zara Keane.......9/6/2022
  • The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood......11/6/2022

Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)

  • Elf Confidential by Meg Muldoon....1/1/2022
  • Marriage Can be Mischief by Amanda Flower....1/9/2022
  • The Mystery of Albert E. Finch by Callie Hutton......1/24/2022
  • A Three Book Problem by Vickey Delaney......1/25/2022
  • The Trouble with Harriet by Dorothy Cannell......2/7/2022
  • Deadly Director's Cut by Vicki Delaney............4/3/2022
  • A Fatal Footnote by Margaret Loudon......6/15/2022
  • Murder in a Scottish Shire by Traci Hall..........7/10/2022
  • Caught Dead to Write by Lynn Cahoon.....8/7/2022
  • Early Check Out by Diana Capri.......9/1/2022
  • An Eggnog to Die For by Amy Pershing...........9/21/2022

Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery

  • Mocha She Wrote by Ellie Alexander......1/5/2022
  • A Perilous Cake Pop by Fiona Grace...........1/23/2022
  • Up to No Gouda by Linda Reilly....2/17/2022
  • Hot and Sour Suspects by Vivien Chien.......3/2/2022
  • Wrongly Infused by H.Y. Hanna.....3/8/2022
  • Closely Harbored Secrets by Bree Baker.....6/2/2022
  • Murder with Collard Greens and Hot Sauce by A.L. Herbert....11/1/2022

Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)

  • Sewing Suspicion by Kathyrn Mykle.....2/14/2022
  • Death of a Knit Wit by Peggy Ehrhart.....3/18/2022
  • Sticker Sheet Murder by Courtney Flagg........5/9/2022

Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA:

  • Ancient Spirits by Alice Duncan...1/3/2022....Egypt
  • Murder at the Royal Botanic Garden by Andrea Penrose.....1/27/2022.....England
  • Murder in an English Glade by Jessica Ellicot............2/3/2022......England
  • Death by Flamenco by Jennifer S. Alderson.......2/24/2022....Spain
  • Winter Mayhem by Sonia Parin.............3/29/2022......England
  • Murder in the Air by Emily Organ.............5/11/2022......England
  • Death by Gondola by Jennifer S. Alderson......6/10/2022.....Venice
  • Prague: A Secret from the Past by Adriana Lucio......6/20/2022....Prague
  • The Painted Penny Stamp by Emily Organ......11/27/2022.....England

Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)

  • Misfortune and Gouda by Blake Pierce........1/8/2021
  • Irish Castle Murder by Penny Brooke............3/16/2022
  • Death Before Dessert by A.E. Radley......4/18/2022
  • The Key to Murder by Lynn Bohart.......4/27/2022
  • Christmas Recipe for Murder by Andrea Kress............5/10/2022
  • Peril at Pennington Manor by Tracy Gardner.....6/19/2022
  • The Ghastly Murder at Goose Hall by Issy Brooke.....7/22/2022
  • Death by Haunted House by Lee Hollis.....8/21/2022

Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover

  • The Candy Cane Cupcake Murder by Lavia J. Washburn.....1/5/2022
  • Fatal Family Ties by S.C. Perkins....1/26/2022
  • The Twist and Shout Murder by Teresa Trent.....2/2/2022
  • Four Seasons of Mystery by Karen Mad Inerney.....3/13/2022
  • Writing a Wrong by Betty Hechtman..................4/4/2022
  • Danger on the Atlantic by Erica Ruth Neubauer.......4/28/2022

Make Up Your own Category..... Books languishing on my Kindle:

  • Lucy Pinkston and the MIssing Suffragette by Cheryl St. James...............1/26/2022
  • Daughters of Disguise by Issy Brooke......1/29/2022
  •  Murder at the Dressmaker's Salon by C.J. Archer.....8/28/2022
  • Villiany in Vienna by Kelly Oliver.....8/30/2022
  • Deadly Readings by Laura Bradford.......9/18/2022
  • Murder and the Mermaid by L.B. Hathaway.....10/4/2022


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Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author

  1. Scene of the Grime (Grime Solvers, Bk 1) Suzanne Price
  2. Killer Chardonnay (Colorado Wine, Book 1) Kate Lansing
  3. A Killer Cupcake  (Beachfront Bakery, Bk 1) Fiona Grace
  4. Curses, Boiled Again (Lobster Shack, Bk 1) Shari Randall.
  5. A Side of Murder (Cape Cod Foodie, Bk 1) Amy Pershing
  6. A Frosty Mug of Murder (Grumpy Chicken Irish Pub, Bk 1) Constance Barker
  7. From Beer to Eternity (Chloe Jackson Sea Glass Saloon, Bk 1) Sherry Harris

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

  1. Murder at the Bake Sale  (Maya & Sandra, Bk 2) Lee Hollis
  2. Cold Blooded Brew (Killer Coffee, Bk 4) Tonya Kappes
  3. Decaffeinated Scandal (Killer Coffee, Bk 5) Tonya Kappes
  4. Partners in Lime  (Seaside Cafe, Bk 6)  Bree Baker
  5. Put Out to Pasture (Farm and Table, Bk 2) Amanda Flower
  6. Against the Claw (Lobster Shack, Bk 2) Shari Randall
  7. The Skeleton Makes a Friend (Family Skeleton, Bk 5)  Leigh Perry
  8. A Time to Swill (Sea Glass Saloon, Bk 2) Sherry Harris 
  9. Three Shots to the Wind (Sea Glass Saloon, Bk 3) Sherry Harris
  10. 'Twas the Knife Before Christmas (Christmas Tree Farm, Bk 2) Jacqueline Frost
  11. Gingerdead Man (Five-Ingredient, Bk 7) Maya Corrigan 
  12. Nipped in the Bud (Orchard Bk 12) Sheila Connolly

New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.

  1. A Plus One for Murder (Friend for Hire, Bk 1) Laura Bradford      
  2. Stamped Out (Mail Carrier, Bk 1) Tonya Kappes
  3. Crime Brulee (Culinary Mystery, Bk 1) Nancy Fairbanks
  4. Steeped in Murder (Tea and Tarot, Bk 1) Kirsten Weiss
  5. Farm to Trouble (Farm to Table, Bk 1) Amanda Flower
  6. Pancakes and Pleas (Day and Night Diner, Bk 1) Gretchen Allen
  7. Not a Creature Was Stirring (Merry and Bright, Bk 1) Christina Freeburn

Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)

  1. Spirits and Sourdough (Magical Bakery, Bk 10) Bailey Cates
  2. Hostage to Tarot  (Tea and Tarot, Bk 2) Kirsten Weiss
  3. Synchronized Sorcery  (Witchcraft Mystery, Bk 11) Juliet Blackwell
  4. Murders and Metaphors  (Magical Bookshop, Bk 3) Amanda Flower
  5. Fashions Fade, Haunted is Eternal (Haunted Vintage, Bk 7)  Rose Pressey 

Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)

  1. Berried at Sea (Cranberry Cove, Bk 4) Peg Cochran
  2. Berried in the Past (Cranberry Cove, Bk 5) Peg Cochran
  3. Mocha, She Wrote (Bakeshop, Bk 13) Ellie Alexander
  4.  A Catered Cat Wedding (Mystery iwth Recipes) Isis Crawford
  5. Read on Arrival (Bookmobile, Bk 2) Nora Page
  6. Gourd to Death (Pie Town, Bk 5) Kirsten Weiss

Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)

  1. Notoriously Neat (Grime Solvers, Bk 3) Suzanne Price
  2. Dough or DIe (Bread Shop, Bk 5) Winnie Archer
  3.  Sifting Through Clues (Cookbook Nook, Bk 8) Daryl Wood Gerber
  4. Shredding the Evidence (Cookbook Nook, Bk 9) Daryl Wood Gerber
  5. Hearse and Gardens (Hamptons Home and Garden, bk 2) Kathleen Bridge
  6. A Killer Latte (Killer Coffee, Bk 6)  Tonya Kappes
  7. Holiday Roast Mortem (Killer Coffee, Bk 7)  Tonya Kappes
  8. Marry Christmas Murder (Wedding Planner, Bk 5) Stephanie Blackmoore
  9. Veiled in Death (Wedding Planner, Bk 6) Stephanie Blackmoore
  10. Caramel Pecan Roll Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 28) Joanne Fluke
  11. How to Knit a Murder (Seaside Knitting, Bk 13) Sally Goldenbaum 
  12. A Murderous Tangle (Seaside Knitting, BK 14) Sally Goldenbaum 
  13. A Crime of a Different Stripe (Seaside Knitting, Bk 15) Sally Goldenabaum
  14. An Eggnog to Die For (Cape Cod Foodie, Bk 2)  Amy Pershing 

Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery

  1. The Walking Bread (Bread Shop, Bk 3) Winnie Archer
  2. Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake (Death by Chocolate, Bk 2) Sarah Graves
  3. Chilled to the Cone (Bakeshop, Bk 12) Ellie Alexander
  4. A Murderous Macaron (Beachfront Bakeries, Bk 2) Fiona Grace
  5. Flour in the Attic  (Bread Shop, Bk 4) Winnie Archer
  6.  Death Gone A Rye (Bread Shop, Bk 6)  Winnie Archer
  7.  Fishing for Trouble (Alaskan Diner, Bk 2) Elizabeth Logan
  8. Strawberried Alive (Cupcake Bakery, Bk 14) Jenn McKinlay
  9. Burgers and Bodies (Day & Night Diner, Bk 2) Gretchen Allen
  10.  Steaks and Suspects (Day & Night Diner, Bk 3)
  11. Measure Mayhem (Donut Mysteries, Bk 42) Jessica Beck   
  12. Blended Bribers (Donut Mysteries, Bk 43) Jessica Beck   
  13. Sifted Sentences (Donut Mysteries, Bk 44) Jessica Beck 

Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)

  1. A Call for Kelp (Seaside Cafe, Bk 4) Bree Baker     (Beekeeping)
  2. Color Me Murder (Pen & Ink, Bk 1) Krista Davis   (Coloring)
  3. The Sudoku Murder (Katie McDonald, Bk 1) Shelley Freydont   (Puzzles)
  4.   Sudden Death Sudoku (Katie McDonald, Bk 2) Shelley Freydont (Puzzles)
  5.  Braking for Bodies (Cycle Path, Bk 2) Duffy Brown  (Cycling)
  6. Murder Wears Mittens (Seaside Knitting, Bk 12) Sally Goldenbaum (Knitting)
  7. Silent Knit, Deadly Knit (Knit Nibble, bk 4) Peggy Ehrhart 

Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.

  1. Many a Twist (County Cork, Bk 6) Sheila Connolly
  2. The Lost Traveller (County Cork, Bk 7) Sheila Connolly
  3. Flowers and Foul Play (Magic Garden, Bk 1) Amanda Flower
  4. Death and Daisies (Magic Garden, Bk 2)  Amanda Flower
  5. Christmas Cocoa Murder - Irish Village, Bk 3.5 : Carlene O'ConnorMaddie DayAlex Erickson

Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)

  1. A Killer Carol (Amish Mystery, Bk 7) Laura Bradford   
  2. Batter Off Dead (Country Store, Bk 10)  Maddie Day
  3. Ghostal Living (Hamptons Home & Garden, Bk 3) Kathleen Bridge
  4. Drawn and Buttered (Lobster Shack, Bk 3) Shari Randall
  5. Haunted House Murder - Lucy Stone, Bk 25.7 Leslie MeierLee HollisBarbara Ross

Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover

  1. Thou Shalt Not Grill (Pennsylvania Dutch, Bk 12)  Tamar Myers 
  2. Assault and Pepper (Pennsylvania Dutch, Bk 13) Tamar Myers    
  3. A Perilous Cakepop (Beachfront Bakery, Bk 3) Fiona Grace
  4. A Death Long Overdue (Lighthouse Library, Bk 7) Eva Gates
  5. Death of an Italian Chef (Hayley Powell Food & Cocktails, Bk 14)   Lee Hollis
  6. Closely Harbored Secrets (Seaside Cafe, Bk 5 ) Bree Baker
  7. Yule Log Murder  Author: Leslie MeierLee HollisBarbara Ross 

Cozies published before 2010.  (Make Up Your own Category.)

  1.  Dirty Deeds (Grime Solvers, Bk 2) Suzanne Price 
  2.  The Hand That Rocks the Ladle (Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery, Bk 8) Tamar Myers  
  3. The Crepes of Wrath (Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery, Bk 9)  Tamar Myers
  4. Gruel and Unusual Punishment (Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery Bk 10) Tamar Myers
  5. Custard's Last Stand (Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery Bk 11) Tamar Myers


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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).
    Wicked Appetite - Janet Evanovich
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
    Wicked Business - Janet Evanovich
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
    A Ghostly Gift - Angie Fox
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
    Stamped Out - Tonya Kappes
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
    Shot in the Dark - Cleo Coyle
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover
  12. Make Up Your own Category.


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Link to my 2022 challenge.

Lynn's 2022 Cozy Mystery Challenge

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NICE TO MEET YOU

      Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint Englis Village by Maureen Johnson and Jay Cooper (also...World Wide, Buildigs on Cocer  and Red Cover catagories)

      Murder at the Mayfair Hotel by C.J. Archer...(also Building on the Cover, New Series and World Wide catagories) 

       Grace Under Pressure by Julie Hyzy....( also New Series catagory)

       Death in Castle Dark by Veronica Bond (also New Series , Buildings on Cover and Pet catagories)

NEXT IN LINE  
     Bright Young Dead by Jessica Fellowes (also World Wide) 

     The Mitford Scandal by Jessica Fellows (also World Wide category-England)

     An Act of Villainy by Ashley Weaver (also ...World Wide..England ) (and Pet...monkey) (and Building on Cover

     Ambush by James Patterson ( also Building on cover and Pet )

     Blindside by James Patterson (also Pet ...cat and Worldwide)

 

NEW SERIES

        Murder at the Manor by Catherine Coles ( also Fits the Catagories: Nice to Meet You, Building on the Cover, Pet, World Wide) 

         An Untimely Death by Blythe Baker ( also fits catagories: Nice to Meet You and World Wide)

         A Good Weekend for Murder by Jennifer Jordan ( also...Nice To Meet You, Buildings on the Cover and Worlld Wide categories)

         A Subtle Murder by Blythe Baker ( also World Wide catagory )

PARANORMAL

        A Watery Death by Joyce and Jim Lavenen-psychometry,time travel,mermaids

        Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich -magical charms, paranormal powers, spells ( also, red cover),...and ( Pet...cat and monkey)

        Whispers of Warnings by Jessica Estevao..Clairaudience ( also Next in Line)

        The Deadly Portent by Elizabeth Bailey- Second Sight ( also...Next in Line, World Wide and Building on the Cover  catagories) 

SENIOR CITIZEN

        Picture Miss Seeton by Heron Carvic (also World Wild-England)

        Murder at Mistletoe Manor by Benedict Brown ( also.., World Wide, Red Cover and Pet catagories)

         Murder at the Spring Ball by Benedict Brown ( also New Series ,Nice to Meet You, Pet, World Wide. and  Building on the Cover catagories)

           Dead in the Dining Room by Leighann Dobbs ( also Pet,New Series,and Red Cover Catagories) 

 

PET

        The Cat Who Talked Turkey by Lilian Jackson Braun - two cats ( also Paranormal...cat is clairvoyant)

        The Black Cat by Martha Grimes ...cats and dogs ( also Nice to Meet You; World Wide catagories)

        The Sweet Dreams Bake Shop ...cat...( also Nice to Meet You, Resturant , New Series and Paranormal Catagories) 

          The Cat Who Knew a Cardinal by Lillian Jackson Braun...cats and bird ( also Red Cover)

          Murder by Misunderstanding by Leighann Dobbs ...cats..( also Next in Line and and World Wide catagories)

      

RESTURANT

        Murder Inc. by Lorraine Bartlett - Tea Shop ( also Buildings on cover; Pets..cats)

       A Sprig of Blossomed Thorn by Patricia Greenwood  - Tea Shop ( also Next in Line , Hobby and Paranormal categories) 

        Steeped in Evil by Laura Childs - Tea Shop ( also Nest in Line catagory)       

HOBBY

      The Book Club Murders by Leslie Nagle

      The Haunted Rectory by Katherine Valentine  - Rug Hooking ( also Paranormal , Building on Cover, World Wide, Nice to Meet You  and Resturant catagories) 

       Murder a la Christie by Marilyn Levinson - Book Club (also Nice to Meet You and New Series catagory)

 

WORLD WIDE

         Murder at the Tea Party by Sonia Parin- England ( also New Series catagory, Nice to Meet You and White Cover)

        Pretty Deceit by Anna Lee Huber- England  ( also Next in Line category) 

        A Perilous Perspective by Anna Lee Huber  - Scotland ( also Next in Line catagory)

        Private India: City on Fire by James Patterson - India

        Mrs. Jeffries and the Midwinter Murders by Emily Brightwell ( also Nest in Line and Building on the cover)

        The Amber Room by Steve Berry ...Germany

BUILDING ON COVER

      Murder at Rough Point by Alyssa Maxwell  - Rough Point on cover ( also pet...dog and horse) also ( nest in line)

     A Christmas Beginning by Anne Perry -church on cover (Also blue cover) ( and World Wide-Whales)

     Murder at the Old Vicarage by Jill,McGown - Vicarage on cover ( also WorlsWide, Nice To Meet You catagories) 

      Murder on Wall Street by Victoria Thompso ( also Next in Line )

RED, WHITE, BLUE ON COVER

     Murder Games by James Patterson.  -Red Cover

     The 14th Colony by Steve Berry - White Cover (also Next in Line , World Wide catagories)

     Murder at Mallowan Hall by Colleen Cambridge - Blue Cover (also New Series, Nice to Meet You and WorldWide catagories);

     The Black Book by James Patterson - Red and Blue on the Cover

     A Conspiracy in Belgravia by Sherry Thomas - White and Red on Cover ( also Next in Line and Worldwide catagories) 

 

OWN CATAGORY - Reread an old favorite 

     An English Murder by Cyril Hare 

     Run For Your Life by James Patterson 

     The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie 

     Death Comes at the End by Agatha Christie 

     Death Comes to Kurland Hall by Catherine Lloyd

     Cat's Eyewitness by Rita Mae Brown 

     Bullseye by James Patterson



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Sandy'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).
  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. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover
  12. Make Up Your own Category :  Non-cozies in my TBR pile

1.  The Moonshine Shack Murder (Diane Kelly) 3 stars, Murder By The Book (Lauren Elliot) 3.5 stars, Real Murders (Charlaine Harris) 5 stars, Killer Stuff (Sharon Fiffer) 3 stars,

2.  Murder Half Baked (Kathleen Delaney) 5+ stars, Veiled in Death (Stephanie Blackmoore) 3 stars, Murder at the Bake Sale (Lee Hollis) 4 stars, Deep In Death (Colleen Helme) 5+ stars, Bones Behind The Wheel (E.J. Copperman) 4 stars, Thread and Buried (Lea Wait) 5 stars (Sadly her last that was written prior her to passing :( ),

3.  Southern Homebrew Mystery (Diane Kelly), Ice Cream Shop Mystery (Meri Allen), A Friend For Hire Mystery (Laura Bradford), Beyond The Bookstore Mystery (Lauren Elliot), Catering Hall Mystery (Maria DiRico), Aurora Teagarden Mystery (Charlaine Harris), 

4.  The Ghost and the Dead Deb (Alice Kimberly aka Cleo Coyle) 5 stars, The Ghost and the Dead Man's Library (Alice Kimberly aka Cleo Coyle) 5+ stars, The Ghost and the Femme Fatale (Alice Kimberly aka Cleo Coyle) 5 stars,

5.  Thread On Arrival (Lea Wait) 5+ stars, Restaurant Weeks Are Murder (Libby Klein) 4 stars, A Plus One For Murder (Laura Bradford) 4.5 stars,

6.  Long Island Iced Tina (Maria DiRico) 4 stars, The Hidden Corpse (Debra Sennefelder) 4 stars, A Perilous Pal (Laura Bradford) 5 stars,

7.  The Rocky Road To Ruin (Meri Allen) 4 stars, A Three Book Problem (Vicki Delany) (Tearoom) 4 stars,

8.  Murder She Wrote, Close-Up On Murder (Jessica Fletcher & Donald Bain) (astrology) 5 stars, Killer Stuff (Sharon Fiffer) (Picking), 3 stars, A Curious Incident (Vicki Delany) (gardening) 5 stars,

9.  A Lady's Guide to Gossip and Murder (Dianne Freeman) 4.5 stars,

10.  Murder She Wrote, The Murder of Twelve (Jessica Fletcher and Jon Land) 5+ stars,

11.  Murder She Wrote, The Maine Mutiny (Jessica Fletcher & Donald Bain) 3.5 stars (Red, white & blue), S'more Murders (Maya Corrigan) (red, white and blue) 3 stars,

12. The Bat (Mary Roberts Reinhart) (first published in 1926) 5 stars,

 



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I haven't done this before but read a LOT of mysteries, both cozies and non cozies.  So will give it a try...   Will decide on #12 category later...

 

  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. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover
  12. Make Up Your own Category.
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  1. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (pen names ok).
    1. The Quick and the Thread by Amanda Lee
  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. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
    1. The Missing of Clairedelune - Christelle Dabos
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
    1. Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien
    2. Dim Sum of All Fears by Vivian Chien
    3. Murder Lo Mein by Vivian Chien
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
    1. Mrs. Pollifax and the Golden Triangle by Dorothy Gilman
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
    1. Mrs. Pollifax on Safari by Dorothy Gilman
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover
  12. Make Up Your own Category. (takes place in a school or college)


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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).
  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. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
  5. Senior Citzen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominate character (does not have to be main character)
  6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot bellied pig etc)
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
  8. Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc)
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on cover (house, library, castle etc)
  11. Read a cozy with Red,white or blue on cover
  12. Make Up Your own Category.
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Almost missed this, but snagging a spot now.

  1. 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): Dead in the Doorway (House-Flipper, Bk 2) by Diane Kelly - 3/12
  2. Next in Line - Read the next book in a series you have started: Cast Iron Alibi (Vintage Kitchen, Bk 9) by Victoria Hamilton - 4/2; Jane Darrowfield and the Madwoman Next Door by Barbara Ross - 5/27; Restaurant Weeks Are Murder (Poppy McAllister, Bk 3) by Libby Klein - 8/5; Theater Nights Are Murder (Poppy McAllister, Bk 4) by Libby Klein - 8/6 | Round Up the Usual Peacocks (Meg Langslow, Bk 31) by Donna Andrews - 9/11 | Dashing Through the Snowbirds (Meg Langslow, Bk 32) by Donna Andrews - 11/11
  3. New Series - Read a book in a new-to-you cozy series: Under Lock & Skeleton Key (Secret Staircase, Bk 1) by Gigi Pandian - 4/10
  4. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc.): Southern Bred and Dead (Southern Ghost Hunter, Bk 9) by Angie Fox - 3/8
  5. Senior Citizen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominant character (does not have to be main character): Scandal at the Salty Dog by Josh Lanyon - 2/15; Murder on the Eightfold Path (Mantra for Murder, Bk 3) by Diana Killian - 8/30
  6. Pets - Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the story line (dog, cat, rabbit, potbellied pig etc.): Batten Down the Belfry (House Flipper, Bk 4) by Diane Kelly - 5/9
  7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a cozy that is set in a restaurant or bakery: Spirits and Sourdough (Magical Bakery, Bk 10) by Bailey Cates - 2/5
  8. Hobby - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games etc.): Cast Iron Alibi (Vintage Kitchen, Bk 9) by Victoria Hamilton - 3/30
  9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is set outside the USA: Murder Most Actual by Alexis Hall - 8/7
  10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on the cover (house, library, castle etc.): The Haunted Homecoming (Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries, Bk 10) by Angie Fox - 3/20
  11. Red, White, or Blue - Read a cozy with red, white, or blue on cover: Murder With a View (House-Flipper, Bk 3) by Diane Kelly - 4/24
  12. Make Up Your Own Category - Read a cozy from your TBR: The Body at Buccaneer's Bay by Josh Lanyon - 1/31

Completed challenge 8/7/2022.



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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. 
  •     Mocha She Wrote - A Bakeshop Mystery - Elle Alexander
  •       A Frond in Need ~  A Flower Shop Mystery ~ Kate Collins
  •     A Handbook for Homicide ~ A Booktown Mystery ~ Lorna Barrett
  •     Holloween Murder ~ A Melanie Travis Mystery ~ Laurien Berenson
  •     Pup Fiction ~ A Melanie Travis Mystery ~ Laurien Berenson
  • New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  •        Statue of Limitations ~ A Goddess of Greene Street Mystery ~ Kate Collins
  •     A Big, Fat Greek Murder ~ A Goddess of Greene Street Mystery ~ Kate Collins
  • Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves, etc)
  • Senior Citizen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominent character (does not have to be the main character)
  • Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the storyline. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot-bellied pig, etc)
  • Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
  • Hobby  - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games, etc)
  • Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
  • Building - Read a cozy that has a building on the cover (house, library, castle, etc)
  • Read a cozy with Red, white or blue on the cover
  • Make Up Your own Category.


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Subject: Karen's 2022 Cozy Mysteries
Date Posted: 4/20/2022 5:43 PM ET
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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. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves, etc)

5. Senior Citizen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominent character (does not have to be the main character)

6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the storyline. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot-bellied pig, etc)

7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery

8. Hobby - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games, etc)

9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.

10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on the cover (house, library, castle, etc)

11. Read a cozy with Red, white, or blue on the cover

12. Make Up Your own Category. -- Read a cozy in which someone drinks a cuppa. (coffee or tea)

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Subject: Karen's 2022 Cozy Mysteries
Date Posted: 4/20/2022 5:43 PM ET
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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. Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves, etc)

5. Senior Citizen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominent character (does not have to be the main character)

6. Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the storyline. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot-bellied pig, etc)

7. Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery

8. Hobby - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games, etc)

9. Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.

10. Building - Read a cozy that has a building on the cover (house, library, castle, etc)

11. Read a cozy with Red, white, or blue on the cover

12. Make Up Your own Category. -- Read a cozy in which someone drinks a cuppa. (coffee or tea)



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Date Posted: 4/20/2022 6:19 PM ET
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I just discovered this thread the other day - what a fun challenge!

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 at Melrose Court (Heathcliff Lennox, Bk 1) Karen Menuhin 2/24/22
The Body in the Garden (Lily Adler, Bk 1) Katharine Schellman 3/8/33
Lady Takes the Case (Manor Cat, Bk 1) Eliza Casey 5/22/22
Murder on Display (Hygge Hideaway, Bk 1), Thea Cambert 11/12/22

Next in Line -- Read the next book in a series you have started.
Killer Research (Library Lover, Bk 12), Jenn McKinlay 4/2/22
Partners in Lime (Seaside Café Mysteries, 6), Bree Baker 5/6/22
A Vintage Death (Keepsake Cove, Bk 2), Mary Ellen Hughes 6/20/22
Heirs and Graces (Royal Spyness, Bk 7), Rhys Bowen 8/23/22
Murder Most Fowl (Meg Langslow), Donna Andrews 9/6/22
The Secret of Bow Lane (A Below Stairs Mystery), Jennifer Ashley 10/4/22
Twelve Jays of Christmas: A Meg Langslow Mystery, Donna Andrews 12/18/22
Murder at the Mansions: A 1920s Historical Mystery, Sara Rosett 12/30/22

New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
Farm to Trouble (Farm to Table, Bk 1), Amanda Flower 2/13/22
A Side of Murder (Cape Cod Foodie, Bk 1),
Amy Pershing 3/20/22
Up to No Gouda (Grilled Cheese Mysteries, Bk 1) , Linda Reilly 6/26/22
The Rocky Road to Ruin (Ice Cream Shop, Bk 1), Meri Allen 7/9/22
Deadly Summer Nights (Catskill Summer Resort, Bk 1), Vicki Delany  7/30/22
A Plus One for Murder (Friend for Hire, Bk 1), Laura Bradford 10/20/22
How to Book a Murder (Starlit Bookshop, Bk 1), Cynthia Kuhn 11/21/22

Paranormal - Read a paranormal cozy (ghost, witches, psychics, vampires, demons, werewolves etc)
Spirits and Sourdough (Magical Bakery, Bk 10), Bailey Cates 5/29/22
Verse and Vengeance (Magical Bookshop, Bk 4), Amanda Flower 8/20/22
Crimes and Covers (Magical Bookshop, Bk 5), Amanda Flower 8/30/22
In the Company of Witches (Evenfall Witches B&B, Bk 1), Auralee Wallace 9/18/22
Witch Trial (A Full Moon Mystery), Cate Conte, 9/28/22

Senior Citizen - Read a cozy that has a senior citizen as a prominent character (does not have to be the main character)
Courting Can Be Killer (Amish Matchmaker, Bk 2), Amanda Flower 2/1/22
The Cider Shop Rules, Julie Anne Lindsey 8/7/22
The Moonshine Shack Murder (Southern Homebrew, Bk 1), Diane Kelly 11/6/22
A Murder Between the Pages (Main Street Book Club, Bk 2), Amy Lillard 11/11/22
Thread and Dead (Apron Shop, Bk 2), Elizabeth Penney 11/26/22
Marriage Can Be Mischief (Amish Matchmaker, Bk 3), Amanda Flower 11/30/22

Pets -- Read a cozy that has a pet on the cover or in the storyline. (dog, cat, rabbit, pot-bellied pig, etc)
Totally Pawstruck (Second Chance Cat, Bk 9), Sofie Ryan 3/13/22
The Glitter End (Stationery Shop, Bk 3), Vivian Conroy 8/25/22
Knit or Dye Trying (Riverbank Knitting, Bk 2), Allie Pleiter 9/16/22
No Parm No Foul (Grilled Cheese Mysteries, 2), Linda Reilly 10/9/22
Peachy Scream: A Georgia B&B Mystery, Anna Gerard 11/16/22
Deadly Ever After (Lighthouse Library, Bk 8), Eva Gates 12/26/22

Restaurant/Bakery - Read a Cozy that is set in Restaurant or Bakery
A Tale of Two Cookies (Cookie House, Bk 3), Eve Calder 1/2/22
Batter Off Dead (Country Store, Bk 10), Maddie Day 5/26/22
Hot Fudge Murder (Lickety Splits, Bk 2), Cynthia Baxter 6/6/22

Hobby - Read a cozy that features someone's hobby (crafts, hiking, games, etc)
A Matter of Hive and Death, Nancy Coco 2/16/22
For Letter or Worse (Stationery Shop Mystery), Vivian Conroy 6/1/22

Worldwide - Read a cozy that is not set in the USA.
Murder in Connemara (Home to Ireland, Bk 2), Carlene O'Connor 2/8/22
Murder in the East End (A Below Stairs Mystery), Jennifer Ashley 5/12/22
A Silent Stabbing (A Lady and Lady's Maid Mystery), Alyssa Maxwell 7/11/22
Murder at an Irish Christmas (Irish Village Mystery, Bk 6), Carlene O'Connor 7/14/22
Murder on a Midnight Clear (High Society Lady Detective, Bk 6), Sara Rosett 9/23/22

Building - Read a cozy that has a building on the cover (house, library, castle, etc)
Murder at Ochre Court (A Gilded Newport Mystery), Alyssa Maxwell 1/17/22
Death at the Crystal Palace (Below Stairs, Bk 5), Jennifer Ashley 5/19/22
City of Schemes (Counterfeit Lady, Bk 4), Victoria Thompson 7/16/22
Murder in an Irish Bookshop (An Irish Village Mystery), Carlene O'Connor 8/14/22
Murder at the Lobstah Shack (Cozy Capers Book Group, Bk 3), Maddie Day 10/23/22
Malice at the Palace (Her Royal Spyness, Bk 9), Rhys Bowen 12/13/22

Read a cozy with Red, white, or blue on the cover
Murder at Crossways (Gilded Newport, Bk 7), Alyssa Maxwell (red, white and blue) 2/18/22
The Cure for What Ales You (Sloan Krause, Bk 5), Ellie Alexander (red, white and blue) 6/9/22
Death by Intermission (Abby McCree, Bk 4), Alexis Morgan 7/6/22
Murder Is No Picnic (Cape Cod Foodie, Bk 3), Amy Pershing 10/15/22
A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder (Countess of Harleigh, Bk 3), Dianne Freeman 10/29/22
Death by the Finish Line (Abby McCree, Bk 5), Alexis Morgan (red, white and blue) 12/7/22

Make Up Your own Category (a mode of transportation on the cover)
A Killer Carol (Amish Mystery, Bk 7), Laura Bradford (horse and buggy) 3/25/22
Murder at Kingscote (A Gilded Newport Mystery), Alyssa Maxwell (car) 3/5/22
An Eggnog to Die For (Cape Cod Foodie, Bk 2), Amy Pershing (sailboat) 4/21/22
No Grater Crime (Country Store, Bk 9) Maddie Day (food truck) 5/14/22
An Old Money Murder in Mayfair (High Society Lady Detective), Sara Rosett (1920's car) 7/21/22
Queen of Hearts (Her Royal Spyness, Bk 8), Rhys Bowen (ship) 9/9/22
 



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