Category Archives: Mystery stories

Goodreads 2023 Challenge, Part Five

In searching through available titles in my Libby app (audiobooks available from my local library), I discovered a new-to-me author with a set of cozy mysteries and loved the first book so much I devoured all five in the series! … Continue reading

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Goodreads 2023 Challenge, Part Four

I read (listened to) four cozy mysteries this month. Here are my observations – maybe you’ll find one you like!: Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden by M. C. BeatonAgatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 9At the end of book 8, … Continue reading

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Yes, This Really is the Last Movie I Watched

Our Wednesday Fox asked, “What’s the last movie you watched? Did you enjoy it? Why or why not?” The last movie I watched was Enola Holmes 2. It was released on Netflix in October 2022, and as soon as I … Continue reading

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Goodreads 2023 Challenge, Part Three

It’s been a great month of reading and listening! Here are the four cozy mysteries and two romances I reviewed on Goodreads. Hope you find one that interests you! Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourists by M. C. BeatonAgatha Raisin … Continue reading

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Goodreads 2023 Challenge, Part Two

The weather up here in Western Michigan has been fluctuating quite a bit, so I never know how to dress when I go out. But for a few hours each evening I’m always ready for a seat in my recliner, … Continue reading

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Guest Author/Narrator: Elizabeth Meyette

This month, I’m pleased to host another author who has successfully navigated another writing-related area. Elizabeth Meyette has visited 4F1H previously with her mystery series set in the Finger Lakes region of New York. She’s a fellow member of two … Continue reading

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Goodreads 2023 Challenge, Part One

Soon after I began my subscription to Audible, I checked out the audiobook offerings at my local library. It turns out that by downloading another app on my iPad, I can listen to books owned by a large library cooperative … Continue reading

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2022 Goodreads Wrap-up

I am so pleased that I was able to complete my Goodreads Reading Challenge for 2022 by reading and reviewing 50 books! This makes seven years in a row that I’ve achieved that goal. Here are the final titles for … Continue reading

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Never-ending TBR, Part Twelve

I’m running a bit behind on my reading schedule. In order to reach my goal of reading 50 books in 2022, I need to read three more books in the next two weeks. It’s a good thing I’ve got a … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Lucy Naylor Kubash and The Haunting of Laurel Cove

My guest this month is another author who’s previously visited our blog. Lucy Naylor Kubash is a member of two of my in-person writing groups, the Grand Rapids Region Writers Group and the Michigan Romance Writers. She’s published short stories … Continue reading

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