Criminal Element’s August 2018 Cozy Bookshelf Shopping List! Week of August 1 through August 7 Title Author Series Date Toucan Keep a Secret Donna Andrews Meg Langslow Mystery #23 8/7 A Tale of Two Kitties Sofie Kelly Magical Cats Mystery #9 8/7 Shady Shenanigans Wendy Byrne Izzy Lewis Mystery… Read more
One of my favorite things about reading is traveling to the various locations that authors have created as their setting. To me, there is no better adventure than looking through the eyes of the author and characters as they take you through a place and time they’ve grown up in… Read more
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books that published the day before—sharing the ones that we are looking forward to reading the most! This week, a new Hap & Leonard novel from Joe R. Lansdale combines with C. J…. Read more
Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien is the first book in the new Noodle Shop Mystery series (available March 27, 2018). Take a visual tour of Death by Dumpling with GIFnotes! Lana Lee is 27 years old and, after a cascade of poor life choices, has found herself working as… Read more
Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien is the first book in the new Noodle Shop Mystery series (available March 27, 2018). Take a visual tour of Death by Dumpling with GIFnotes! Welcome to the Ho-Lee Noodle House, where the Chinese food is to die for… The last place Lana Lee… Read more
GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format. Welcome to the Ho-Lee Noodle House, where the Chinese food is to die for—take a visual tour of Vivien Chien's first Noodle House Mystery, Death by Dumpling!
Discover (or remember to order) your next cozy with a delightfully convenient shopping list of upcoming soft-boiled mysteries! Last month, we kept warm with great February cozies; this month, welcome spring with killer March reads! Let us know in the comments how you like it and what you can't wait… Read more