To Love and to Loathe is an enemies-to-lovers Regency romance. While it’s the second book in a series, I read it without first reading To Have and to Hoax and never felt lost. I don’t usually read historical romances but this adorable cover drew me right in.
If you’re looking for a cozy mystery that’s a gentle read with a likable amateur sleuth and bookshop adventures, this is the perfect series. There’s even a bookshop dog for extra cuteness.
Fresh Brewed Murder is the first book in a new culinary mystery series. Set in Portland, featuring coffee culture with an engaging amateur sleuth, Fresh Brewed Murder is an exciting modern cozy.
Murder at the Taffy Shop by Maddie Day is a fast-paced cozy with a determined amateur sleuth supported by a quirky group of secondary characters as they solve a puzzler of a murder.
erena Singh Flips the Script by Sonya Lalli is an own voices story told from two points of view. Serena is successful and feels fulfilled except that her friends are all at different stages of their lives – focusing on relationships and children. Serena doesn’t want those.
The Dating Plan by Sara Desai is a faux to real romance starring the smart and quirky Daisy from The Marriage Game.
Wild Sign by Patricia Briggs is the sixth book in the Alpha and Omega urban fantasy series. This gripping entry sees Anna and Charles investigating the disappearance of a remote community.
A spellbinding tale of dark family secrets, magic and witches, and creatures of myth and the sea; of strong women and the men who seek to control them.
Food, eccentric family antics, and a sweet, steamy romance – Accidentally Engaged by Farah Heron is the perfect read.
I read a dozen books in February 2021. 11 ARCs from NetGalley or Edelweiss. And one library book. Some were books I’d been looking forward to since they were announced. Others were new-to-me authors.