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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 cozy  book in a series you have started.
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in title
  5. Ghost/Pyschic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it
  6. Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)
  7. Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business
  8. Dead -  Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title
  9. Books - Read a Cozy that takes books in a bookstore or library.
  10. Holiday -  Read Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Hallowee, Christmas etc)
  11. Border  - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)
  12. Make Up Your own Category.


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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).
    1. Taste Like Murder by Ctherine Bruns done 1/22
    2. Murder by the Lakeside Library by Holly Danvers done 1/31
    3. Midlife Hotspots by Lia Davis done 6/26
    4. Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing done 7/18
    5. Shifting and Shenanigans by Elizabeth and Pantley done 7/27
    6. The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries by Emily Brightwell done 8/7
    7. Chapters and Curses by Elizabeth Penny done 10/13
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next cozy  book in a series you have started.
    1. Fatal Fascinator by Jenn McKinley done 1/14
    2. Winter's End by Paige Shelton 3/25
    3. A Time to Swill by Sherry Harris done 4/14
    4. When the Grits Hit the Fan by Maddie Day.  5/8
    5. Murder Through the English Post by Jessica Ellicott done 5/9
    6. A Newlywed's Guide to Fortune and Murder by Dianne Freeman done 7/28
    7. Vampires and Villains by Elizabeth Pantley done 8/5
    8. Bakeries and Buffoonery by Elizabeth Pantley 9/10
    9. The Proof of the Pudding by Rhys Bowen done 11/21
    10. I Heard a Fly Buzz When I died by Amanda Flower 12/13
    11. From a Far and Lovely Country: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (24) by Alexander McCall Smith  12/16
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
    1. Bayou Bookstore by Ellen Byron done 1/8
    2. Steeped in Secrets by Lauren Elliot done 8/2
    3. Dead As a Door Knocker by Diane Kelly done 11/18
  4. Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in title
    1. Put Out To Pasture by Amanda Flower  done 11/25
  5. Ghost/Pyschic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it
    1. Interview with a Dead Editor by Shana Swendson done 1/3
    2. In Company of Witches by Auralee Wallace done 3/23
    3. Cowboys and Chaos by Elizabeth Pantley done 8/20
  6. Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)
    1. A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette done 1/3
    2. A Muderous Marriage by Allysa Maxwell
    3. Murder on the Poet's Walk by Ellery Adams 7/5
    4. Tea and Treachery by Vicki Delany  9/13
  7. Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business
    1. Jellies, Jams and Bodies by Donna Walo Clancy done 4/22
    2. Six Feet Deep Dish by Mindy Quigley 10/2
    3. Ashes to Ashes, Crust to Crust by Mindy Quigley 12/21
  8. Dead -  Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title
    1. Death on the Green by Catie Murphy 3/6
  9. Books - Read a Cozy that takes books in a bookstore or library
    1. The Game is a Footnote by Vicki Delancy 6/10
    2. Death and Croisants by Ian Moore 10/23
    3. Fateful Words by Paige Shelton  12/19
  10. Holiday -  Read Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Hallowee, Christmas etc)
    1. Wrapped up in Christmas by Kristen Painter 7/17
    2. Premeditated Peppermint by Amanda Flower 7/30
    3. Lowcountry Getaway by Susan M. Boyer 8/10
    4. A Holiday for Murder by Agatha Christie 11/28
    5. Murder at the Christmas cookie Bake Off 12/5
    6. Twelve Slays of Christmas by Jacqueline Frost 12/17
  11. Border  - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)
    1. Up to No Gouda by Linda Reilly 1/4  Vermont
    2. No Parm no foul by Linda Reilly 2/21 Vermont
    3. Deadly Summer Nights by Vicki Delany 9/20  New York
    4.  
  12. Make Up Your   Cozies written before 2010
    1. A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie
    2. the Body in the Library by Agatha Christie


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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).

  • Ghost, Lore & House by the Shore by Nellie H. Steele.....1/20/2023
  • Zucchini Cake & Zombies by RaShelle Workman....1/23/2023
  • Murder Afloat by Ruby Riverton.....2/7/2023
  • A Roaring Murder by Ava Ness.....2/15/2023
  • Death at the Auction by E.C. Batman.....2/22/2023
  • Ruby Red and Dead by Linda Clayton.....2/25/2023
  • Not a Creature was Stirring by Christina Freeburn.....3/22/2023
  • Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers by Jessie Q. Sutano......4/2/2023
  • Death and Croissants by Ian Moore.....4/14/2023
  • A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette.....4/17/2023
  • Death of a Blogger by Dawn Brookes....5/31/2023
  • Murder at the Bookstore by Sue Minix.....6/20/2023
  • Murders at the Montgomery Hall Hotel by Gina Kirkham.....6/222/2023
  • The Scottish Ladies' Detective Agency by Lydia Travers.....6/27/2023
  • Tea, Coffee, Murder! The Art of Lying by Ellen Barksdale......7/3/2023 
  • A Diet of Death by Jinny Alexander.......10/29/2023
  • The Bird Found the Body by Bailey Booth......11/5/2023

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

  • A Book Club to Die For by Dorothy St. James..............1/2/2022
  • A Scottish Confection by Ruth Hartzler.....1/24/2022
  • An Act of Foul Play by T.E. Kinsey.....2/1/2023
  • A Royal Murder by Verity Bright....2/10/2023
  • Three Can Keep a Secret by M.E. Hillard.....3/4/2023
  • Death by Iced Coffee by Alex Erickson.....6/3/2023
  • The Murderous Type by Sue Minx......7/30/2023

New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.

  • A Call to Charms by Denise Swanson.....1/12/2023
  • The Audrey Hepburn Heist by Mollie Cox Bryan......1/19/2023
  • Final Bow at the Bijou by Amy E. Lilly.....1/23/2023
  • Buried in Bouganvillea by Lucy Norman.....3/18/2023

Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in title

  • Fashion, Rose' & Foul Play by Gemma Halliday......2/8/2023
  • The Case of the Cursed Candy by K.E. O"Connor......2/8/2023
  • Candy Apple Dead by Sammi Carter.....2/9/2023
  • Blueberry Blunder by Amanda Flower.....7/3/2023
  • Peg and Rose Solve a Murder by Laurien Berenson......7/11/2023

Ghost/Pyschic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it

  • The Ghost and the Stolen Tears by Cleo Coyle.....1/14/2023
  • The Ghost on the Stairs by Mathiya Adams.....2/3/2023
  • Christmas Cloches and Corpses by Gayle Leeson......4/9/2023
  • Secrets and Sequins by Gayle Leeson......6/17/2023
  • Sisterly Screams by Carolyn Q. Hunter.....6/26/2023

Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)

  • Honeymoons Can Be Hazardous by Amanda Flower.....1/13/2022
  • Murder at a Scottish Wedding by Traci Hall......2/24/2023
  • Scrapbook of Murder by Lois Winston......4/8/2023
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  • Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business
  • Knit or Dye Trying by Allie Pleiter.....1/1/2023
  • Donut Disturb by Ellie Alexander.....1/15/2023
  • Gingerbread Dead by Kirsten Weiss.....2/5/2023
  • Cheddar Late Than Dead by Linda Reilly......2/18/2023
  • All the World's a Stage by Monica Knightley...2/20/2023
  • A Good Day to Pie by Misha Popp....3/5/2023
  • Quilling Me Softly by Nigel May.....3/23/2023
  • Eat, Drink and Be Wary by Tamar Myers.....8/18/2023

Dead -  Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title

  • Death Rides a Pony by Carol Miller.....1/16/2023
  • Death in the Garden by Isabella Bassett....2/2/2023
  • Death by Derby by Abigail Keam....2/11/2023
  • A Death at Dinner by A.G. Barrett......4/6/2023

Books - Read a Cozy that takes books in a bookstore or library.

  • Bookclubbed to Death by V.M. Burns......2/4/2023
  • Frictional Characters by Elizabeth Spann Craig......6/11/2023
  • Books & Bribes by Lucinda Race.....6/28/2023

Holiday -  Read Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Hallowee, Christmas etc)

  • A Cornish Christmas Murder by Fiiona Leitch.....1/4/2023
  • Mrs.  Claus and the Evil Elves by Liz Ireland.....2/14/2023
  • Irish Coffee Murder by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis, and Barbara Ross....3/7/2023
  • Murder at the Christmas Carols by Izzie Harper....3/15/2023
  • Tricky Sweet by Connie Shelton......3/29/2023
  • Cadaver on Candy Cane Lane by Leighann Dobbs......5/6/2023

Border  - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)

  • Death by Spiced Chai by Alex Erickson......1/7/2023
  • Cupcakes and Corpses by Carole Fowkes......1/11/2023
  • A Christmas Candy Killing by Christina Romeril.....3/6/2023

Make Up Your own Category: Books Lingering on My Kindle

  • Bakery Bump Off by London Lovett....7/26/2023


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Hi!  

  1. Nice to Meet You- Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries (Camper & Criminals, Bk 1)   Tonya Kappes 
  2. Next in Line -- Bone Yard (Raine Stockton Dog Mystery, Bk 4) : Donna Ball 
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in title
  5. Ghost/Pyschic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it
  6. Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)
  7. Entrepreneur -- Silent Night (Raine Stockton Dog Mystery, Bk 5)  Donna Ball
  8. Dead -  The Dead Season (Raine Stockton Dog Mystery, Bk 6)  Donna Ball 
  9. Books - Read a Cozy that takes books in a bookstore or library.
  10. Holiday - Mrs. Claus and the Santaland Slayings : Liz Ireland
  11. Border  - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)
  12. Make Up Your own Category.


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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 cozy  book in a series you have started.
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in title
  5. Ghost/Pyschic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it
  6. Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)
  7. Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business
  8. Dead -  Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title
  9. Books - Read a Cozy that takes books in a bookstore or library.
  10. Holiday -  Read Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Halloween, Christmas etc)
  11. Border  - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)
  12. Make Up Your own Category.


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

  1. Booked for Death (Booklovers B&B, Bk 1) Victoria Gilbert
  2. Desperate Housedogs (Pampered Pets, Bk 1) Sparkle Abbey
  3. Death of a Toy Soldier (Vintage Toy Shop, Bk 1) Barbara Early
  4. Jellies, Jams, and Bodies  Donna Walo Clancy
  5. Peach Clobbered A Georgia BB Mystery by Anna Gerard

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

  1. Yellow as Legal Pads Biscuit McKee, Bk 2)  Fran Stewart
  2. Pressed for Time (Southern Quilting, Bk 8) Elizabeth Craig
  3. The Secret Staircase (Victorian Village, Bk 3) Sheila Connolly
  4. The Proof Is in the Poison (Southern Homebrew, Bk 2) Diane Kelly
  5. A Good Day for Chardonnay (Sunshine Vicram, Bk 2) Darynda Jones
  6. Wicked Harvest (Dewberry Farm, Bk 6) Karen MacInerney
  7. Dressed to Drill  Kate Carlisle

New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.

  1. Getaway With Murder - Mountain Lodge, Bk 1 Diane Kelly
  2. The Moonshine Shack Murder (Southern Homebrew, Bk 1) Diane Kelly
  3. Up to No Gouda (Grilled Cheese, Bk 1) Linda Reilly
  4. A Bad Day for Sunshine (Sunshine Vicram, Bk 1) Darynda Jones
  5. The 12 Days of Christmas Chicago 1934 by Nicolas D. Charles
  6. Dead as a Door Knocker (House Flipper, Bk 1) Diane Kelly

Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in title

  1. Death by Hot Apple Cider (Bookstore Cafe, Bk 9) Alex Erickson
  2. Murder with Collard Greens and Hot Sauce - Mahalia Watkins, Bk 3  A. L. Herbert
  3. No Parm No Foul  (Grilled Cheese, Bk 2) Linda Reilly
  4. Murder is No Picnic (Cape Cod Foodie, Bk 3)  Amy Pershing
  5.  

Ghost/Pyschic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it

  1. The Hostess with the Ghostess ( Haunted Guesthouse, Bk 9)  E. J. Copperman 
  2.  Bones Behind the Wheel (Haunted Guesthouse, Bk 10) E. J. Copperman    
  3. A Bottle Full of Djinn  Paula Lester
  4. Buried in the Stacks (Haunted Library, Bk 3) Allison Brook
  5. Murder at the Beacon Bakeshop (Beacon Bakeshop, Bk 1) Darci Hannah
  6. Mums and Mayhem (Magic Garden) Amanda Flower
  7. Fatal Fascinator (Hat Shop, Bk 7 ) Jenn McKinlay
  8. Checked Out for Murder (Haunted Library, Bk 4) Allison Brook
  9. Murder Outside the Lines  (Pen & Ink, Bk 3) Krista Davis

Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)

  1. Irish Parade Murder (Lucy Stone, Bk 27) Leslie Meier   
  2. The Novel Art of Murder (Mystery Bookshop, Bk 3) V. M. Burns
  3. A Trip with Trouble (Mountain Lodge, Bk 2) Diane Kelly
  4. Wed Read Dead - Mystery Bookshop, Bk 4 by V. M. Burn
  5. Bookmarked for Murder (Mystery Bookshop, Bk 5) V. M. Burns  Michigan

Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business

  1. Sucker Punch (Candy Shop Bk 5) Sammi Carter
  2. Murder with Macaroni and Cheese - Mahalia Watkins Soul Food Mystery, Bk 2   A. L. Herbert
  3. Wedding Day and Foul Play Duffy Brown
  4. Bake, Borrow, and Steal (Bakeshop, Bk 14) Ellie Alexander
  5. Honey Roasted (Coffeehouse Bk 19) Cleo Coyle

Dead -  Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title

  1. Death by French Roast (Bookstore Cafe, Bk 8) Alex Erickson     Thanksgiving
  2. A Pairing to Die For (Colorado Wine, Bk 2) Kate Lansing
  3. Reunion with Death  Sheila Connolly
  4. A Matter of Hive and Death  Nancy Coco
  5. Death by Beach Read (Lighthouse Library, Bk 9) Eva Gates
  6. Death on the Shelf (Haunted Library, Bk 5) Allison Brook
  7. Death by Chocolate Snickerdoodle (Death by Chocolate, Bk 4) Sarah Graves
  8. Death by Chocolate Chip Cupcake (Death by Chocolate, Bk 5) Sarah Graves

Books - Read a Cozy that takes books in a bookstore or library.

  1. One for the Books (Library Lovers Bk 11) Jenn McKinlay
  2. Mission to Murder (Tourist Trap, Bk 2) Lynn Cahoon
  3. Pleading the Fish (Seaside Cafe Bk 7) Bree Baker
  4. Killer Research (Library Lovers, Bk 12) Jenn McKinlay
  5. Read or Alive - Bookmobile Mystery, Bk 3 Nora Page
  6. The Plot and the Pendulum (Library Lovers Bk 13) Jenn McKinlay
  7. The Crime That Binds (Bookmobile Cat Bk 10) Laurie Cass

Holiday -  Read Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Halloween, Christmas etc)

  1.  Honeymoons Can Be Hazardous (Amish Matchmaker, Bk 4) Amanda Flower   Valentine's Day
  2. A Murder Yuke Regret (Bread Shop, Bk 7) Winnie Archer   Christmas
  3. A Fatal Yarn (Knit & Nibble, Bk 5) Peggy Ehrhart    Easter
  4. Mistletoe Murder (Dewberry Farm, Bk 4) Karen MacInerney    Christmas
  5. Gobble Gobble Murder (Lucy Stone, Bks 7 & 24) Leslie Meier   Thanksgiving

Border  - Read a cozy that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)

  1. Breaking the Mould (Vintage Kitchen, Bk 8) Victoria Hamilton   Michigan
  2. Cast Iron Alibi (Vintage Kitchen, Bk 9) Victoria Hamilton            Michigan
  3. A Midsummer NIght's Fudge  Nancy Coco                                 Michigan
  4. Muddled Through (Maine Clambake, Bk 10) Barbara Ross       Maine
  5. Death by Chocolate Frosted Doughnut (Death by Chocolate, Bk 3) Sarah Graves   Maine
  6. Murder at the Christmas Cookie Bake-Off (Beacon Bakeshop, Bk 2) Darci Hannah    Michigan

Make Up Your own Category.  Read a  cozy with Amish or Mennonites in the story

  1. Peanut Butter Panic (Amish Candy Shop, Bk 7) Amanda Flower
  2. As the World Churns (Pennsylvania Dutch Bk 16) Tamar Myers
  3. Batter Off Dead (PA Dutch, Bk 17 ) Tamar Myers
  4. Butter Safe Than Sorry (Penn Dutch, Bk 18) Tamar Myers
  5. Murder with Oolong Tea (Daisy's Tea Garden, Bk 6) Karen Rose Smith
  6. Murder with Orange Pekoe Tea (Daisy's Tea Garden, Bk 7) Karen Rose Smith

 



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Setting up my spot; categories list to come later.

  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): The Golden Spoon by Jessa Maxwell - 8/26
  2. Next in Line - Read the next cozy book in a series you have started: Eagle Eye (Tiger's Eye Mysteries, Bk 8) by Alyssa Day - 1/2; Primer and Punishment (House-Flipper, Bk 5) by Diane Kelly - 5/30; Birder She Wrote (Meg Langslow, Bk 33) by Donna Andrews - 8/21
  3. New Series - Read a new-to-you cozy series: Assaulted Caramel (Amish Candy Shop, Bk 1) by Amanda Flower - 2/22; Killer Content (Brooklyn Murder, Bk 1) by Olivia Blacke - 12/19
  4. Fruit/Veggie - Read a cozy with a fruit or vegetable on cover or in title
  5. Ghost/Psychic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or psychic in it: Interview with a Dead Editor (Lucky Lexie Mysteries, Bk 1) by Shanna Swendson - 3/23; The Case of the Curious Crystals by Shanna Swendson - 11/13
  6. Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character): The Alchemist of Riddle and Ruin (Accidental Alchemist, Bk 6) by Gigi Pandian - 4/1; Let It Crow! Let It Crow! Let It Crow! by Donna Andrews
  7. Entrepreneur - Read a cozy in which the main character owns their own business: The Alchemist of Fire and Fortune (Accidental Alchemist, Bk 5) by Gigi Pandian - 3/21
  8. Dead - Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title: Death on the Green (Dublin Driver Mysteries, Bk 2) by Catie Murphy - 3/9
  9. Books - Read a cozy that takes place in a bookstore or library: The Librarian of Crooked Lane (Glass Library, Bk 1) by C.J. Archer - 7/4
  10. Holiday -  Read cozy that features a holiday (any holiday: 4th of July, Hallowee, Christmas etc.): The Hydrogen Murder by Camille Minichino - 7/13 (Columbus Day - the protagonist notes this and even picks jewelry to commemorate it); The Helium Murder (Periodic Table, Bk 2) by Camille Minichino - 7/31 (Christmas)
  11. Border - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine): Four Parties and a Funeral (Catering Hall Mysteries, Bk 4) by Maria DiRico - 5/26 (New York); The Lithium Murder (Periodic Table, Bk 3) by Camille Minichino - 8/6 (Massachusetts)
  12. Make up your own category -- historical cozy: The Watchmaker's Daughter (Glass and Steele, Bk 1) by C.J. Archer - 4/30; The Medici Manuscript (Glass Library, Bk 2) by C.J. Archer - 8/17


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Goal: 4 books 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. Armed and Outrageous: Large Print Version (An Agnes Barton Senior Sleuths Mystery) (Volume 1) Author: Madison Johns
  2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 1) Author: Joanne Fluke
  3. The Vampire Book Club (Vampire Book Club, Bk 1) Author: Nancy Warren
  4. Killers of a Certain Age Author: Deanna Raybourn
  5. Mud Run Murder (Merry Wrath, Bk 5) Author: Leslie Langtry
  6. Calamity Jayne (Tressa Jayne Turner, Bk 1) Author: Kathleen Bacus
  • Next in Line -- Read the next cozy  book in a series you have started.
  1. Murder at the Cat Show Author: Marian Babson
  2. In the Teeth of Adversity (Perkins & Tate, Bk 4)Author: Marian Babson
  3. Fatal Fascinator (Hat Shop Mystery, Bk 7) Author: Jenn McKinlay
  4. The Longest Yard Sale (Sarah Winston Garage Sale, Bk 2) Author: Sherry Harris
  5. All Murders Final! (Sarah Winston Garage Sale, Bk 3) Author: Sherry Harris
  6. A Good Day to Buy (Sarah Winston Garage Sale, Bk 4) Author: Sherry Harris
  7. I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale, Bk 5) Author: Sherry Harris
  8. The Gun Also Rises (Sarah Winston Garage Sale, Bk 6) Author: Sherry Harris
  9. Let's Fake a Deal (Sarah Winston Garage Sale, Bk 7) Author: Sherry Harris
  10. Sell Low, Sweet Harriet (Sarah Winston Garage Sale, Bk 8) Author: Sherry Harris
  • New Series -- Read a new to you cozy series.
  1. Blessings in Disguise Author: Nancy Mehl
  2. New Corpse in Town: Secret Seal Isle Mysteries, Book 1 (Volume 1) Author: Lucy Quinn
  3. The Clutter Corpse (Decluttering, Bk 1) Author: Simon Brett
  4. Cocoa and Curses (Witches of Noel Lodge, Bk 1) Author: Julie Nisse
  • Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or vegetable on cover or in title
  1. Strawberry Shortcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 2) Author: Joanne Fluke
  2. Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 3) Author: Joanne Fluke
  3. Peach Cobbler Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 7) (Audio CD) (Unabridged) Author: Joanne FlukeSuzanne Toren (Narrator)
  4. Cherry Cheesecake Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 8) Author: Joanne Fluke
  • Ghost/Pyschic -- Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it

 

  • Granny -- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)
  1. Chapter and Verse, Mysteries of Silver Peak Author: Carole Jefferson
  2. Grandfathered In, Mysteries of Silver Creek Author: Carole Jefferson
  3. Devil's Food Cake Murder (The Hannah Swensen mystery series) Author: Joanne Fluke
  4. Last Lessons of Summer Author: Margaret Maron
  • Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business
  1. Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 4) Author: Joanne Fluke
  2. Fudge Cupcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 5) Author: Joanne Fluke
  3. Cover-Up Story Author: Marian Babson
  4. Tourists Are for Trapping Author: Marian Babson
  5. Waste of a Life (The Decluttering mysteries, 3) Author: Simon Brett
  • Dead -- Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title
  1.  Tagged for Death (Sarah Winston Garage Sale, Bk 1) Author: Sherry Harris
  2. An Untidy Death (The Decluttering mysteries, 2) Author: Simon Brett
  • Books -- Read a Cozy that takes place in a bookstore or library.

 

  • Holiday --  Read a Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Halloween, Christmas etc)
  1. Sugar Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 6) (Audio CD) (Unabridged) Author: Joanne FlukeSuzanne Toren (Narrator) (Christmas)
  2. Plum Pudding Murder (A Hannah Swensen Mystery) Author: Joanne Fluke (Christmas)
  3. A Merry Little Murder (aka A Deadly Little Christmas) (Caroline Rhodes, Bk 1) (Larger Print) Author: Mary Welk (Christmas)
  4. Wrapped up in Christmas (Frost & Crowe, Bk 2) Author: Kristen Painter (Christmas)
  • Border -- Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (AK, WA, ID, MT, ND, MN, MI, OH, PA, NY, VT, NH, ME)
  1. Key Lime Pie Murder (Hannah Swenson, Bk 9) (Audio CD) (Unabridged) Author: Joanne FlukeSuzanne Toren (Narrator) (MN)
  2. Carrot Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 10) (Audio CD) Author: Joanne FlukeSusan Toren (Narrator) (MN)
  3. Cream Puff Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 11) (Audio CD) (Unabridged) Author: Joanne FlukeSuzanne Toren (Narrator) (MN)
  4. Apple Turnover Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 13) Author: Joanne Fluke
  5. Cinnamon Roll Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 15) (Audio CD) (Unabridged) Author: Joanne FlukeSuzanne Toren (Narrator)
  • Make Up Your own Category: murderless mystery
  1. Sleight of Hand, Mysteries of Silver Peak Author: Carole Jefferson
  2. Lady Violet Investigates (Lady Violet, Bk 1) Author: Grace Burrowes 
  3. Lady Violet Attends a Wedding (Lady Violet, Bk 2) Author: Grace Burrowes
  4. Lady Violet Finds a Bridegroom (Lady Violet, Bk 3) Author: Grace Burrowes


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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-Murder on Nob Hill by Shirley Tallman (also New Series catagory)
  •    2-A Share in Death by Deborah Crombie (also New Series and Dead Catagories) 
  •    3-Lady Takes the Case by Eliza Casey ( also New Series Catagory)
  •    4-Ice Blue by Emma Jameson (also New Series catagory) 
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  • NEXT IN LINE - Read the next cozy  book in a series you have started.
  •    1-Murder at Blackwater Bend by Clara McKenna
  •    2-God Rest Ye, Royal Gentlemen by Rhys Bowen (also Granny and Holiday catagories) 
  •    3-Red Alert by James Patterson 
  •    4-Scandal Above Stairs by Jennifer Ashley
  •    5-18th Abduction by James Patterson 
  •    6-Murder at Chateau sur Mer by Alyssa Maxwell
  •    7-A Witness to Murder by Verity Bright
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  • NEW SERIES -- Read a new to you cozy series.
  •    1- Death at a Country Mansion by Louise R. Innes (also Nice to Meet You, Dead, Entrepreneur Catagories) 
  •    2-Killer Weekend by Ridley Pearson (also Nice to Meet You and Border catagories) 
  •    3-Murder at the Dolphin Hotel by Helena Dixon (also Granny and Nice to Meet You catagories) 
  •    4-The Whole Truth by David Baldacci - #1in Shaw series
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  • FRUIT/VEGGIE -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or vegetable on cover or in title
  •    1-Nipped in the Bud by Sheila Connolly - Apples on the cover ( also Next in Line and Entrepreneur Catagories) 
  •    2-Murder Takes the Cake by Gayle Trent - Cherry on the cover (also New Series, Holiday  and Entrepreneur Catagories) 
  •  
  • GHOST/PSYCHIC-- Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it
  •    1-Evans to Betsy by Rhys Bowen - Psychic ( also Next in Line Catagory) 
  •     2-An Aria of Omens by Patricia Greenwood - Ghost ( also Next in Line and Entrepreneur catagories)
  •     3-The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman -Prognostication ( also Nice to Meet You and New Series catagories) 
  •  
  • GRANNY- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)
  •    1- Crumpets to Die For by Linda Baten Johnson - Grandfather (also Border, Nice to Meet You, Dead catagories) 
  •    2-Tea For To Die For by Theresa Ives Lilly - Grandmother (also Border, Dead, Nice to Meet You , Entrpreneur catagories) 
  •    3- A Murderous Marriage by Alyssa Maxwell - Grandparents (Also Nest in Line Catagory)
  •    4-Murder at Enderley Hall by Helena Dixon - Grandmother (also Next in Line catagory) 
  •    5-Postern of Fate by Agatha Christie - Grandparents ( also Make Up Own Catagory)
  • ENTREPRENEUR  -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business
  •     1-Ming Tea Murder by Laura Childs -Tea Shop owner ( also Nest in Line Catagory) 
  •     2-The Teatime Mystery by Faith Martin - Caterer ( also Nice to Meet You catagory) 
  •     3-A Fatal Illusion by Anna Lee Huber - Private Inquiry Agency (also Granny and Next in Line catagories) 
  •     4- Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke - Cookie Shop Bakery owner (also Next in Line
  • and Border catagories)
  •     5- Christmas Carmel Murder by Joanne Fluke -Cookie Shop Owner ( also Next in Line, Border and Holiday catagories)
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  • DEAD- Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title
  •      1-Death at the Dance by Verity Bright (also Next in Line catagory)
  •      2-Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
  •      3-Castle Deadly, Castle Deep by Veronica Bond (also Next in Line catagory)
  •      4-They Found Him Dead by Georgette Heyer
  •  
  • BOOKS -Read a Cozy that takes place in a bookstore or library.
  •  1- Read Herring Hunt by V.M. Burns ( also Border, Granny, Next in Line and Entrepreneur catagories) 
  •  2- The Bodies in the Library by Marty Wingate ( also Nice to Meet You, New Series Catagories)
  •  3- The Cracked Spine by Paige Shelton (also Nice to Meet You, New Series catagories)
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  •  
  • HOLIDAY--  Read a Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Halloween, Christmas etc)
  •   1- Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer - Christmas
  •   2- Deadly Brew by Karen MacInerney - Halloween ( also Dead, Ghost, Granny Catagories)
  •   3- Lord James Harrington and the Winter Mystery by Lynn Florkiewicz- Halloween and Guy Fawkes Day (also Nice to Meet You and New Series catagories) 
  •   4- The Paris Vendetta by Steve Berry - Christmas
  •   5- The 19th Christmas by James Patterson - Christmas ( and Next in Line catagory)
  •  
  • BORDER -- Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)
  •   1-Buns to Die For by Darlene Franklin - Maine (also Dead , Nice to Meet You catagories)
  •   2- Scones to Die For by Cynthia Hickey - Maine ( also Dead , Nice to Meet You catagories)
  •   3-And Then They We're Doomed -Michigan ( also Nice to Meet You catagory)
  •   4-Christmas Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke-Minnesota (also Holiday catagory)
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  • MAKE UP YOUR OWN CATAGORY-. Book That Does Not Fit Into Any Of The Other Designated Catagories:
  •   1- A Line to Kill by Anthony Horowitz 
  •   2- The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell by Lillian Jackson Braun 
  •   3- Bright Young Dead by Jessica Fellows ( reread)
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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 it is okay to use one of those).
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next cozy book in a series you have started.
  3. New Series -- Read a new-to-you cozy series.
  4. Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or vegetable on cover or in title
  5. Ghost/Pyschic -- Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it
  6. Granny -- Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)
  7. Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business
  8. Dead -- Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title
  9. Books -- Read a cozy that takes place in a bookstore or library
  10. Holiday --  Read a cozy that features a holiday (any holiday: 4th of July, Hallowee, Christmas etc.)
  11. Border -- Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)
  12. Make Up Your Own Category
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2023 Cozy Mystery Reading Challenge

 

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).

     * Purr M for Murder (Cat Rescue, Bk 1) by T. C. LoTempio

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

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

4.  Fruit/Veggie - Read a cozy with a fruit or vegetable on cover or in title.

5.  Ghost/Psychic - Read a cozy mystery that has a ghost or psychic in it.

6.  Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character).

7.  Entrepreneur - Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business.

8.  Dead - Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in title.

     * Dye, Dying, Dead by Bobbi A. Chukran

9.  Books - Read a cozy that takes place in a bookstore or library.

     * Chapter and Curse (Cambridge Bookshop, Bk 1) by Elizabeth Penney

10. Holiday - Read a cozy that features a holiday (any holiday:  4th of July, Halloween, Christmas, etc.).

     * Muffin but Murder (Merry Muffin, Bk 2) by Victoria Hamilton

11. Border - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)

12. Make up your own category - Read a cozy that has been languishing on your shelf!

     * Beaded to Death by Janis Patterson



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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):
Murder at the Lakeside Library, Holly Danvers (3/19/23)
Date with Death , Julia Chapman  (5/23/23)
A Study in Murder, Callie Hutton (7/8/23)
A Brush with Murder, Bailee Abbott (10/6/23)
Buried in a Good Book, Tamara Berry (10/22/23)

Next in Line -  Read the next cozy  book in a series you have started:
A Counterfeit Suitor , Darcie Wilde (1/6/23)
A Fiancée's Guide to First Wives and MurderDianne Freeman (2/12/23)
Murder on an Irish Farm, Carlene O'Connor   (4/30/23)
On Her Majesty's Frightfully Secret Service, Rhys Bowen (6/18/23)
Silence in the Library, Katharine Schellman (7/17/23)
Beer and Loathing, Ellie Alexander  (9/19/23)
Murder on the Poet's Walk, Ellery Adams (10/11/23)
Murder is in the Air, Frances Brody (11/16/23)
Big Trouble in Little Greektown, Kate Collins (12/10/23)
Murder at Wakehurst, Alyssa Maxwell (12/27/23)

New Series - Read a new to you cozy series:
Little Bookshop of Murder Maggie Blackburn (4/17/23)
A Treacherous Tale, Elizabeth Penney (6/2/23)
Getaway With Murder, Diane Kelly (6/12/23)
Front Page Murder, Joyce St. Anthony (10/8/23)
Six Sweets Under,  Sarah Fox (10/12/23)
Dairy, Dairy, Quite Contrary, Amy Lillard (11/3/230)

Fruit/Veggie - Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in title:
Big Little Spies, Krista Davis  (olives) (1/9/23)
Peaches and Schemes, Anna Gerard (peaches) (5/15/23)
Murder with Clotted Cream, Karen Rose Smith (cherries) (6/15/23)
Put Out to Pasture, Amanda Flower (apples and pumpkins) (7/23/23)
Murder at the Blueberry Festival, Darci Hannah (blueberries) (9/17/23)

Ghost/Psychic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it:
When the Crow's Away, Auralee Wallace (ghost) (1/30/23)
Be My Ghost, Carol J. Perry (5/29/23)
High Spirits, Carol J. Perry (9/24/23)
Deadly Brew, Karen MacInerney (10/17/23)

Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character):
The Proof is in the Poison, Diane Kelly (1/14/23)
Once Upon a Seaside Murder, Maggie Blackburn (4/19/23)
Gone but Not Furgotten, Cate Conte (6/6/23)
A Bride's Guide to Marriage and Murder, Dianne Freeman (6/21/23)
Scaredy Cat, Sofie Ryan  (7/21/23)
Murder with Oolong Tea, Karen Rose Smith (9/10/23)
Round Up the Usual Peacocks, Donna Andrews (9/30/23)

Entrepreneur - Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business:
Pleading the Fish, Bree Baker (3/12/23)
Mocha, She Wrote, Ellie Alexander (4/8/23)
Murder in a Cape Cottage, Maddie Day (4/27/23)
Bake, Borrow, and Steal, Ellie Alexander (5/4/23)
A Perilous Pal, Laura Bradford (6/23/23)
Mint Chocolate Murder, Meri Allen  (7/28/23)
A Trip with Trouble, Diane Kelly (10/15/23)

Dead -  Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title:
Death a Sketch, Cheryl Hollon (1/25/23)
Cheddar Late Than Dead, Linda Reilly (4/11/23) 
Death in Bloom, Jess Dylan (7/31/23)
On Spine of Death, Tamara Berry (10/24/23) 
Read to Death at the Lakeside Library, Holly Danvers (11/22/23)

Books - Read a Cozy that takes place in a bookstore or library:
Death By Beach Read, Eva Gates (3/17/23)
Long Overdue at the Lakeside Library, Holly Danvers (3/24/23)
The Plot and the Pendulum, Jenn McKinlay (6/9/23)
The Crime that Binds, Laurie Cass (7/2/23)
Whiskers and Lies, Sofie Kelly (11/25/23)

Holiday -  Read Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Halloween, Christmas etc):
Murder at the Christmas Cookie Bake-Off, Darci Hannah (Christmas) (2/7/23)
It Came Upon a Midnight Shear,  Allie Pleiter  (Christmas) (5/19/23)
Midnight Spells Murder, Mary Angela (Halloween) (5/31/23)
A Good Dog's Guide to Murder (Paws & Claws, Bk 8), Krista Davis  (Thanksgiving/Christmas) (7/19/23)

Border  - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine):
Bodies and Bows, Elizabeth Penney (Maine) (2/20/23)
Hooked on a Feline, Sofie Kelly (Minnesota) (3/31/23)
Deadly Director's Cut, Vicki Delany (New York) (4/6/23)
In Farm's Way, Amanda Flower (Michigan) (8/3/23)
Muddled Through, Barbara Ross (Maine) (8/8/23) 
Hidden Beneath,  Barbara Ross (Maine) (9/13/23)
A Doomful of Sugar, Catherine Bruns (Vermont) (10/28/23)

Make Up Your own Category: Involves a manor house, mansion or castle: 
Crowned and Dangerous, Rhys Bowen (2/16/23)
Murder at Blackwater Bend, Clara McKenna (5/11/23)
A Fatal Footnote, Margaret Loudon (8/11/23)
Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding, Rhys Bowen (8/15/23)
A Sinister Service, Alyssa Maxwell (9/21/23)
Murder at an Irish Castle,  Ellie Brannigan (11/7/23)
Murder at Keyhaven Castle, Clara McKenna (12/16/23)



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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). Cruel Candy (Cozy Corgi, Bk 1) by Mildred Abbott
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next cozy  book in a series you have started.
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.
  4. Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in title
  5. Ghost/Pyschic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in it
  6. Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)
  7. Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business
  8. Dead -  Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in Title
  9. Books - Read a Cozy that takes books in a bookstore or library.
  10. Holiday -  Read Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Hallowee, Christmas etc) - Holiday Grind by Cleo Coyle
  11. Border  - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine) - Quilter's Knot (Harriet Truman / Loose Threads, Bk 2) by Arlene Sachitano (WA)
  12. 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)Up to No Gouda (Grilled Cheese Mysteries, Bk 1)
    Author: Linda Reilly
  2. Next in Line -- Read the next cozy  book in a series you have started.Death on the Emerald Isle (Murder, She Wrote, Bk 56)
    Author: Jessica FletcherTerrie Farley Moran
  3. New Series- Read a new to you cozy series.  Abracadaver (Father Dowling, Bk 12)
    Author: Ralph McInerny
  4. Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in title
    Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 3)
    Author: Joanne Fluke
  5. Ghost/Pyschic - Read a cozy mystery that has ghost or pyschic in itA Haunting in Venice [Movie Tie-in]: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
    Author: Agatha Christie 
  6. Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character) Hercule Poirot's Christmas (Hercule Poirot, Bk 19)( aka: A Holiday for Murder / Murder for Christmas)
    Author: Agatha Christie
  7. Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business Glazed Murder (Donut Shop, Bk 1)
    Author: Jessica Beck
  8. Dead -  Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in TitleDeath at the Cafe: A Reverend Annabelle Dixon Cozy Mystery (Volume 1)
    Author: Alison GoldenJamie Vougeot
  9. Books - Read a Cozy that takes books in a bookstore or library.The Body in the Library (Miss Marple, Bk 3)
    Author: Agatha Christie
  10. Holiday -  Read Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Hallowee, Christmas etc)  Mystery in White: A Christmas Crime Story (British Library - British Library Crime Classic Author: J. Jefferson Farjeon
  11. Border  - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnestora, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine)
    Caramel Pecan Roll Murder (Hannah Swensen, Bk 28)
    Author: Joanne Fluke
  12. Make Up Your own Category. Mysteries in Another Country  And Then There Were None
    Author: Agatha Christi


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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 cozy book in a series you have started. *Fatal Fascinator by Jenn McKinley; *Knit One, Die Two by Peggy Erhart
  3. New Series- Read a new-to-you cozy series.
  4. Fruit/Veggie -- Read  a cozy with a fruit or Vegetable on cover or in the title
  5. Ghost/Psychic - Read a cozy mystery that has a ghost or psychic in it
  6. Granny - Read a cozy that has a grandparent in it (does not need to be a main character)
  7. Entrepreneur -- Read a cozy that the main character owns their own business  
  8. Dead -  Read a cozy that has Dead/Death/Die or Dying in the Title
  9. Books - Read a Cozy that takes books in a bookstore or library.  *Clause of Death by Lorna Barrett
  10. Holiday -  Read a Cozy that features a holiday (Any holiday 4th of July, Halloween, Christmas, etc.) *Silent Knit, Deadly Knit by Peggy Erhart
  11. Border  - Read a book that is set in a state that borders Canada (Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine)
  12. Make Up Your own Category.  Love Inspired Suspense Amish Thrillers

I am going to complete this in 2023 - I really am!!

 



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