Book Reviews in Alphabetical Order


A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup

Absolute Sunset by Kata Mlek

Absinthe: The Exquisite Elixir by Betina J. Wittles and T.A. Breaux

Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher : Book 1 in the Cinder Spires Series

Afterlife with Archie: Escape from Riverdale by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa : Volume 1 in the Afterlife with Archie Graphic Novel

Ain’t She a Peach by Molly Harper : Book 4 in the Southern Eclectic series

Alice by Christina Henry

Alliance by S.K. Dunstall : Book 2 in The Linesman series

Always Room for Cupcakes by Bethany Lopez

Amateur Night at the Bubblegum Kittikat by Victoria Fedden

Any Witch Way You Can by Amanda M. Lee : Book 1 in the Wicked Witches of the Midwest series

Ascent by M.T. Miller : Book 2 in the Nameless Chronicles

Ashwood by C.J. Malarsky

Assault and Pepper by Leslie Budewitz : Book 1 in the Spice Shop Mystery series

Auld Lang Secrets by April Patterson Clemens : Book 1 in the Saffron Ellis Mystery series



Bakeshop at Pumpkin and Spice by Kate Angell, Donna Kauffman, and Allyson Charles

Barbecue, Bourbon and Bullets by M.E. Hanrmon : HoneyBun Shop Mystery

Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

Birth of Death, The by Joseph Macolino : Book 1 in the Evorath

Bitter Bite by Jennifer Estep : Book 14 in the Elemental Assassin series

Blanky by Kealan Patrick Burke

Blind Assassin, The by Margaret Atwood

Blood Echo by Christopher Rice : Book 2 in the Burning Girl series

Blood Song by Anthony Ryan : Book 1 in the Raven’s Shadow series

Body Finder by Kimberly Derting : Book 1 in The Body Finder series

Bone Music by Christopher Rice: Book 1 in the Burning Girl series

Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins : Book 1 in the Dove Pond NC series

Bound by Kirsten Weiss : Book 1 in the Witches of Doyle Mystery series

Breach of Crust by Ellery Adams : Book 5 in the Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery series



Can’t Buy Forever by Susan Laffoon

Carrots by Colleen Helme : Book 1 in the Shelby Nichols Mystery series

Casually Cursed by Kimberly Frost : Book 5 in the Southern Witch series

Caught in the Act by Kim Law : Book 2 in The Davenport series

Chaos Choreography by Seanan McGuire : Book 5 in the InCryptid series

Chaos in the Countryside by Astoria Wright : Prequel to the Faerie Apothecary Mysteries

Chapelwood by Cherie Priest : Book 2 in the Borden Dispatches

Charming Crime, A by Tonya Kappes : Book 1 in The Magical Cures series

Cherry Scones and Broken Bones by Darci Hannah : Book 2 in A Very Cherry Mystery series

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Chocolate a la Murder by Kirsten Weiss : Book 4 in the Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum Mystery series

Chosen by the Dragon by Selena Scott : Book 1 in the Dragon Realm series

Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown

Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, The by Anne Rice : Book 1 in the Sleeping Beauty Trilogy

Cosmic Crystals: Rituals and Meditations for Connecting with Lunar Energy by Ashely Leavy

Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine by Kate Angell, Jennifer Dawson, and Sharla Lovelace

Cracked Spine, The by Paige Shelton : Book 1 in the Scottish Bookshop Mysteries

Crafter Hooks a Killer by Holly Quinn : Book 2 in the Handcrafted Mystery series

Crossroads : Women Coming of Age in Today’s Uganda edited by Christopher Conte

Cupcake Cutie by Lynn Cooper : Plus Size Romance Series

Cupcake Overload by Bethany Lopez : Book 2 in the Cupcake series



de Valery Code, The by Darcy Burke : Book 1 in the Regency Treasure Hunters series

Dark and Stormy Murder, A by Julia Buckley : Book 1 in A Writer’s Apprentice Mystery

Dark, Witch, & Creamy by H.Y. Hanna : Book 1 in the Bewitched by Chocolate Mystery series

Day Shift by Charlaine Harris : Book 2 in the Midnight, Texas Trilogy

Dead Down East by Carl Schmidt : Book 1 in the Jesse Thorpe Mystery series

Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs : Book 4 in the Alpha and Omega series

Dead Wrong by Leighann Dobbs : Book 1 in the Blackmoore Sisters series

Death by Blue Water by Kait Carson : Book 1 in the Hayden Kent Mystery series

Death in a Budapest Butterfly by Julia Buckley : Book 1 in A Hungarian Teahouse Mystery series

Death on Lily Pond Lane by Carrie Doyle : Book 2 in the Hamptons Murder Mystery series

Death on West End Road by Carrie Doyle : Book 3 in the Hamptons Murder Mystery series

Death on Windmill Way by Carrie Doyle : Book 1 in the Hamptons Murder Mystery series

Dirty Like Me by Jaine Diamond : Book 1 in the Dirty series

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King : Sequel to The Shining

DreaganStar by Nan Klee : Book 1 in the Dreagan trilogy

Dress to Die For by Margaret Evans : Book 4 in the Second Treasures Mystery series

Duke of Daring, The by Darcy Burke : Book 2 in The Untouchables series

Duke of Deception, The by Darcy Burke : Book 3 in The Untouchables series

Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day by Seanan McGuire



Eighth Grave After Dark by Darynda Jones : Book 8 in the Charley Davidson series

Eleventh Grave in Moonlight by Darynda Jones : Book 11 in the Charley Davidson series

Escape Room, The by Megan Goldin

Everly by Meg Bonney : Book 1 in the Everly series

Every Little Kiss by Kim Amos : Book 3 in the White Pine series

Every Witch Way But Wicked by Amanda M. Lee : Book 2 in the Wicked Witches of the Midwest series



Familiar Tail, A by Delia James : Book 1 in A Witch’s Cat Mystery

FantasticLand by Mike Bockoven

Far Time Incident by Neve Maslakovic : Book 1 in The Incident series

Fatality by Firelight by Lynn Cahoon : Book 2 in the Cat Latimer Mystery series

Fiction Can Be Murder by Becky Clark: Book 1 in A Mystery Writer’s Mystery

Final Sentence by Daryl Wood Gerber : Book 1 in the Cookbook Nook Mystery series

Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs : Book 9 in the Mercy Thompson series

Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

Fireman, The by Joe Hill

Foe by Iain Reed

Forbidden Duke, The by Darcy Burke : Book 1 of The Untouchables series

Forever Charmed by Rose Pressey : Book 1 in the Halloween LaVeau series

45th Parallel by Lisa Girolami

Fraternity of Fractures by Mark Pannebecker

Furies’ Bog The by Deborah Jackson : Book 1 in the Lost Gene series



Girl on the Porch by Richard Chizmar

Gimmes Some Sugar by Molly Harper : Book 6 in the Souther Eclectic series

Good as Gone by Amy Gentry

Grave Magic by Bilinda Sheehan : Book 1 in the Shadow Sorceress series

Grave Phantoms by Jenn Bennett : Book 3 in the Roaring 20’s trilogy

Grownup, The by Gillian Flynn



Halo Bound by eden Hudson : Book 1 in Redneck Apocalypse series

Hanging by a Thread by Margaret Evans : Book 3 in the Second Treasures Mystery series

Hard-Knock Life by Amy Cobb

Hazel and Holly by Sara C. Snider

Heart Conditions by Phoebe Fox : Book 3 in The Breakup Doctor series

Heat of the Moment by Lori Handeland : Book 2 in Sisters of the Craft series

Her Wicked Ways by Darcy Burke : Book in 1 The Secrets and Scandals series

Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn : Book 1 in the Heroine Complex series

Hidden Lands, The by Brendan Detzner : Book 2 in the Orphan Fleet series

Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix

House Mother: The Contract by Amber Lloyd

House Rules by Jodi Picoult

Housewife Assassin’s Handbook, The by Josie Brown : Book 1 in the Housewife Assassin series

How to Look Happy by Stacey Wiedower : Book 3 in the Unlucky in Love series



Idea of You, The by Darcy Burke : Book 4 in the Ribbon Ridge series

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, The by Rebecca Skloot

In the Air Tonight by Lori Handeland : Book 1 in Sisters of the Craft series

Inevitable Ascension by V.K. McAllister

Inherit the Stars by Tony Peak

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine : Book 1 in the Great Library series

Inked by an Angel by Shauna Allen : Book 1 in the Cupid Chronicles

Invisible Library, The by Genevieve Cogman : Book 1 in the Invisible Library Novel series

IQ84 by Mike Dickenson


Joyful Living: 101 Ways to Transform Your Spirit and Revitalize Your Life by Amy Leigh Mercree



Keeping Mr. Right Now by Robin Bielman : A Kisses in the Sand novel

Kingdom of Exiles by Maxym M. Martineau : Book 1 in the Beast Charmer’s series

Kiss Before the Apocalypse, A by Thomas Sniegoski : Book 1 in the Remy Chandler series



Lady and the Highwayman by Sarah M. Eden : Book 2 in the Proper Romance series

Last Call by Libby Kirsch : Book 1 in the Janet Black Mystery series

Last Dream Keeper, The by Amber Benson : Book 2 in the Witches of Echo Park series

Libelle Papers, The by E.C. Hibbs : Book 2 in the Tragic Silence series

Life Will Be the Death of Me…. and You Too! by Chelsea Handler

Linesman by S.K. Dunstall : Book 1 in Linesman series

Llewellyn’s Little Book of Unicorns by Angela A. Wix

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager : Jessica’s Review

Lost Prinsipels by Val Ross : Book 1 in the Veridurum series

Love and Cupcakes by Bethany Lopez : Cookbook



Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews : Book 9 in the Kate Daniels Series

Magic, Mayhem, and Murder by January Bain : Book 1 in the Manitoba Tea and Tarot Mysteries

Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews : Book 8 in the Kate Daniels Series

Magical Blend by Kennedy Layne : Book 1 in the Paramour Bay Mystery series

Magickal Mystery Lore by Sharon Pape : Book 4 in the Abracadabra Mystery series

Malta Exchange, The by Steve Berry : Book 14 in the Cotton Malone series

Maplecroft by Cherie Priest : Book 1 in the Borden Dispatches

Mariposa by Kim Wells

Mark of the Shadow Grove, The by Ross Smeltzer

Marriage Contract, The by Katee Robert : Book 1 in The O’Malleys series

Masked City, The by Genevieve Cogman : Book 2 in the Invisible Library series

Maus Vol. 1 : My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman

Middlegame by Seanan McGuire

Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris : Book 1 in the Midnight, Texas trilogy

Monkey Man by M.N. SNow

Mort by Terry Pratchett

Mr. Magic by Jeff Widmer : Book 2 in the Brinker series

Muddied Murder, A by Wendy Tyson : Book 1 in Greenhouse Mysteries series

Murder and More by Gerald Darnell : Book 14 in the Carson Reno Mystery series

Murder Casts Its Spell by Margaret C. Morse

My Alcoholic Plush Toy by Mandy Celestine : Book 1 in the My Plush Toy Trilogy

My Salinger Year by Joann Rakoff


Newly Wed & Slighty Dead by Danielle Garrett : Book 1 in A Touch of Magic Mystery series

Night Shift by Charlaine Harris : Book 3 in Midnight, Texas trilogy

Night Sister, The by Jennifer McMahon

Night Walk Men, The by Jason McIntyre : Introduction novella to the Night Walk Men series

No Farm, No Foul by Peg Cochran : Book 1 in the Farmer’s Daughter Mystery series

November Hunt by Jess Lourey : Book 7 in the Mira James Mystery series



Once Broken Faith by Seanan McGuire : Book 10 in the October Daye series

One God: The Will to Power by Kata Mlek : Book 1 in the One God Trilogy

One Taste Too Many by Debra H. Goldstein : Book 1 in the Sarah Blair Mystery series

Only in My Dreams by Darcy Burke : Book 1 in The Ribbon Ridge Series

Opposite of Wild, The by Kylie Gilmore : Book 1 in the Clover Park Series

Orphan Fleet, The by Brendan Detzner : Ongoing series of YA books

Owl and the Japanese Circus by Kristi Charish : Book 1 in the Owl series

Owl and the City of Angels by Kristi Charish : Book 2 in the Owl series



Peaches and Scream by Susan Furlong : Book 1 in the Georgia Peach Mystery series

Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum, The by Kirsten Weiss: Book 1 in the Paranormal Museum series

Planetfall by Emma Newman

Pocket Apocalypse by Seanan McGuire : Book 4 in the InCryptid series

Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren Call at a Time by Michael Perry

Portrait of a Dead Guy by Larissa Reinhart : Book 1 in the Cherry Tucker Mystery series

Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Pretty Guilty Women by Gina LaManna

Priced to Kill by Margaret Evans : Book 2 in the Second Treasures Mysteries

Pricked by Scott Mooney : Book 1 in The Tales from the Poisoned Apple

Pumpkins in Paradise by Kathi Daley : Book 1 in the TJ Jensen Mystery series



Readaholics and the Gothic Gala, The by Laura DiSilverio

Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

Reaper’s Sacrifice, The by Abigail Baker : Book 2 in Deathmark series

Red Diary, The by Toni Blake

Red Queen by Christina Henry : Book 2 in the Chronicles of Alice

Risen by M.T. Miller : Book 1 in The Nameless Chronicles

Rock Stars are Trouble by Kelly D. Smith : Book 1 in the Hooch in Hades series

Romancing the Earl by Darcy Burke : Book 2 in the Regency Treasure Hunters series

Room by Emma Donoghue

Rules of Entanglement by Gina L. Maxwell : Book 2 in the Fighting for Love series

Rumor, The by Elin Hilderbrand



Seducing Cinderella by Gina L. Maxwell : Book 1 in the Fighting for Love series

Serenity by Craig A. Hart : Book 1 in the Shelby Alexander Thriller series

Shadow Ops: Control Point by Myke Cole : Book 1 in Shadow Ops series

Shepherd’s Warning by Cailyn Lloyd

Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs : Book 10 in the Mercy Thompson series

Slush Pile Brigade, The by Samuel Marquis : Book 1 in the Nick Lassiter series

Small Kingdoms and Others Stories by Charlaine Harris

Smittened by Jamie Farrell : Book 3 in the Misfit Brides series

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

Smoke on the Water by Lori Handeland : Book 3 in the Sisters of the Craft Trilogy

So Good by Darcy Burke : Book 1 in the Love on the Vine series

So Right by Darcy Burke : Book 2 in the Love on the Vine series

Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline

Someone We Know by Shari Lapena

Soulless by Ismael Manzano : Book 1 in the Soul Broker series

Southern Spirits by Angie Fox : Book 1 in the Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries

Spellcasting in Silk by Juliet Blackwell : Book 7 in A Wishcraft Mystery series

Spider’s Trap by Jennifer Estep : Book 13 in the Elemental Assassin series

Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs : Book 11 in the Mercy Thompson series

Strange Girl by Christopher Pike

Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell

Study in Murder by Debra Snow and Arjay Lewis : Book 1 in the Homes and Watkins Romantic Mystery series

Survival of Molly Southbourne by Tade Thompson : Book 2 in the Molly Southbourne series

Sweet Tea & Sympathy by Molly Harper : Book 1 in the Southern Eclectic series

Switching Hour by Robyn Peterman : Book 1 in the Magic and Mayhem series



Tale of Two Goblins, The by H.P. Mallory : Book 2 in the Dulcie O’Neil series

Tales from the Gas Station Vol. 1 by Jack Townsend

Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Terrans, The by Jean Johnson : Book 1 in the First Salik War

The Thing Is by Kathleen Gerard

Time for Murder is Meow, The by T.C. LoTempio : Book 1 in A Purr ‘N Bark Pet Shop Mystery

To Helvetica and Back by Paige Shelton : Book 1 in A Dangerous Type Mystery series

To Kill a Warlock by H.P. Mallory : Book 1 in the Dulcie O’Neil series

Tower Lord by Anthony Ryan : Book 2 in A Raven’s Shadow series

Toxic Trousseau, A by Juliet Blackwell, : Book 8 in the Witchcraft Mystery series

Tricky Twenty-Two by Janet Evanovich : Book 22 in the Stephanie Plum series

Troop, The by Nick Cutter

Truth and Other Lies, The by Sascha Arango

Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich : Book 23 in the Stephanie Plum series

Turn of the Key, The by Ruth Ware

Twice Sold Murder by Margaret Evans : Book 1 in the Second Treasure Mysteries series


Unkindest Tide, The by Seanan McGuire : Book 13 in the October Daye series

Unraveled by Jennifer Estep : Book 15 in the Elemental Assassin series

Uprooted by Naomi Novik



V’Dan by Jean Johnson : Book 2 in the First Salik War series

Vanilla Beaned by Jenn McKinlay : Book 7 in A Cupcake Bakery Mystery series

Vegetarian, The by Han Kang

Viscount’s Christmas Temptation, The by Erica Ridley : Novella to introduce The Dukes of War series



Waking Fire, The by Anthony Ryan : Book 1 in the Draconis Memoria series

Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson 

Warlords of Llantatis by Dominic Green

Wedding Pact, The by Katee Robert : Book 2 in the O’Malleys series

Wedding Pearls, The by Carolyn Brown

Well Read, Then Dead by Terrie Farley Moran : Book 1 in the Read ‘Em and Eat Mysteries

What the Duke Desires by Sabrina Jeffries : Book 1 in The Duke’s Men series

When Love Happens by Darcy Burke : Book 3 in the Ribbon Ridge Series

When We Kiss by Darcy Burke : Book 5 in the Ribbon Ridge Series

Where the Heart Is by Darcy Burke : Novella to Introduce the Ribbon Ridge series

White Peak by Ronan Frost

Wine’s Up? by Wendy Meadows : Book 1 in the Rosemary Harbor Mystery series

Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

White Chocolate Fudge by H.Y. Hanna : Book 2 in the Bewitched Chocolate Mysteries series

Witches of Echo Park by Amber Benson : Book 1 in the Echo Park Coven series

World in 80 Tales by Dave Tomlinson



Yours to Hold by Darcy Burke : Book 2 in The Ribbon Ridge series

Zed by Jason McIntyre : A Dovetail Cove Novel

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