Food, eccentric family antics, and a sweet, steamy romance – Accidentally Engaged by Farah Heron is the perfect read.
Calculated Risks by Seanan McGuire is incredibly satisfying as we learn more about the Johrlac and their powers.
Sun-Daughters, Sea-Daughters by Aimee Ogden is a science fiction retelling of The Little Mermaid with gender-fluid characters.
First Comes Like is the third book in Alisha Rai’s Modern Love series. It focuses on Beauty expert and influencer Jia Ahmed.
Mousse and Murder by Elizabeth Logan is a fun start to a cozy culinary series with all of the components – small town, quirky, likable characters, a relatable amateur sleuth with an adorable pet. I’m looking forward to the next book!
Rafael is a fairly straightforward plot with several opportunities for Anita to demonstrate her increasing badassery.
Killer Content is the first in a new cozy mystery series. Odessa from a small Louisiana town is catsitting for the summer in her aunt’s swanky NYC apartment. To earn money, Odessa is a server at Untapped Books & Café, a Brooklyn bookstore, and cafe.
Set in the city-state of Alu, the lugal – the ruler – lies dying. That means that three gravemaidens must be chosen to accompany him into the afterlife as his queens. Seen as a great honor, many seek to be chosen but Kammani is horrified by the ritual murder.
My Can’t-Wait Wednesday book this week is Sun-Daughters, Sea-Daughters by Aimee Ogden. This looks to be another amazing SF/F book from Tordotdom.