mysteries

Jul
02

Recommended: Fantastic locked room mysteries to enjoy!

Are you a fan of escape room challenges? Do you enjoy puzzling out how to escape the seemingly inescapable? Then a locked room mystery might be your next best reading thing. Locked room mysteries or impossible mysteries take place in a locked room or an isolated area like a remote island with a very limited [...]
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Dec
01

Booklovers Podcast: It’s Elementary

Welcome to the latest episode of the Booklovers Podcast. This time, Andrea, Meghann, Mary and I talk about Sherlock Holmes inspired mysteries. What’s your favorite Sherlock Holmes inspired book? Sherlock Suggestions   The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin. The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover […]

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May
08

May Is for Mysteries

May is full of murder and mayhem. At least the literary kind as we celebrate mystery novels and audiobooks. No matter your reading or listening preference, there are mysteries for you. I’ve defined some subgenres and listed a few of my favorite authors. Cozy: Minimal, non-explicit violence with an amateur sleuth. A lot of cozies […]

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Nov
23

Mystery Series to Read in Order

Have you ever been happily reading a book, and then it turned out actually to be Book 5 in a series of 15?  When I do this, I start wondering, Have I ruined the whole experience?  Should I go back and read Books 1 through 4 or give up and go on to the next […]

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Mar
02

5 intensely outstanding reads with bad students and wrong choices

Enjoy reading one of these books at college. Unless your kids are in college. Then you might not want to read one of these novels. They all feature students who seem to need a lot more supervision than they’re getting. These students drink instead of studying, squander their money, and make really bad romantic choices. […]

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Feb
25

Enjoy Reading a Delicious Mystery for a Guilt-Free Sweet Treat

Thanks to the popularity of authors such as Diane Mott Davidson, culinary mysteries abound. Featuring amateur sleuths, whose day jobs involve food, these small town mysteries come with a hint a romance. The mysteries below all feature sweet treats like cupcakes or cookies. Perfect for curling up with when you need something fun and light, […]

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