Monthly Archives: January 2014

Mystery Book wins Newbery Honor

Yesterday the American Library Association announced the winners of their children’s media awards for 2014. Among the Newbery Honor winners was what looks to be an outstanding mystery book for all ages. I haven’t read it yet but I’ve already … Continue reading

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Part Time Crime

O ne of the standards of the cozy mystery is the amateur sleuth. In general cozy mystery protagonists stumble into a life of crime-solving rather than making a career as an investigator. So what do they do with the rest … Continue reading

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Review: Aunty Lee’s Delights

Aunty Lee’s Delights: A Singaporean Mystery is indeed a delight brought to us by author Ovidia Yu. I was not familiar with Yu but it seems she is an accomplished writer with plays, children’s books and one other mystery novel, … Continue reading

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I Need Help with a Mystery

I am a librarian and a mystery fan so I am pretty familiar with the mystery genre. But I am curious about the history of mystery and crime fiction and sometimes I have questions about the development of the genre … Continue reading

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Review: Flavia De Luce #6: The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

The sixth book in the Flavia De Luce book, THE DEAD IN THEIR VAULTED ARCHES will be released on Tuesday, January 14. Fans will not be disappointed in this latest book which answers some questions about the De Luce Family … Continue reading

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Cuppa Cozy in 2014

Last year I started this blog as a way to learn the basics of Word Press for my day job. I picked a subject that I had recently become interested in – the mystery genre. Bored with my usual reading … Continue reading

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