Category: Mystery-Cozy Fiction

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Barbecue & Brooms by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Barbecue & Brooms Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #4 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio Barbecue & Brooms returns listeners to the quaint Southern town of Honeysuckle Hollow, where all types of paranormals live side-by-side with the witches. The fourth book picks up after the somewhat shocking […]

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Posted June 27, 2019 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating C
#JIAM Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Bushwhacked by Emily James

Audiobook review: Bushwhacked Author:  Emily James Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Maple Syrup Mysteries #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: purchased Bushwhacked opens a few months after the conclusion of the first book, to just after the winter holidays. Although it took longer for her to close out her life in Virginia, Nicole is finally heading back to Fair […]

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Posted June 24, 2019 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
#JIAM Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Sticky Inheritance by Emily James

Audiobook review: A Sticky Inheritance Author:  Emily James Narrator: Andrea Emmes Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Maple Syrup Mysteries #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: won in contest/narrator Nicole just made the long trip from Virginia to Michigan to make arrangements for her uncle’s funeral. Although she was close with her uncle, he was estranged from her parents, so she hadn’t actually […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: One Bad Witch by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: One Bad Witch Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries #6 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Although I’ve enjoyed the Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries and Haven Paranormal Romance series, it’s great to finally get back to where it all started with Holly Bolt. One Bad Witch is set about […]

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Posted April 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Christmas, Criminals, & Campers by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Christmas, Criminals, & Campers Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #4 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio It’s Christmastime and Normal librarian (and book club organizer) Abby is overly excited that her favorite author is coming to town for the holidays. Meanwhile, Mae’s foster brother Bobby […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ghosts Gone Wild by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Ghosts Gone Wild Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #2 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Ghosts Gone Wild is the second story in the Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries, and I enjoyed it quite a bit. After meeting Scarlet the “ghost whisper” and learning of her talents in the […]

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Posted April 16, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Forests, Fishing, & Forgery by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Forests, Fishing, & Forgery Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery #3 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio It’s Labor Day weekend and the folks of Normal, KY, are a happy bunch. The long weekend has brought in many visitors to the Happy Trails Campground, including a […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Ghost Hunter Next Door by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: The Ghost Hunter Next Door Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Ghost Mysteries #1 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Scarlet has been able to see and communicate with ghosts since her 8th birthday when her deceased cat, Flapjack, made his first appearance. Now she and her constant companions talking cat, […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Betwixt: A Beechwood Harbor Collection by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Betwixt Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries Anthology Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Betwixt is a fun anthology and written so that those who haven’t read the series can also enjoy it. For all but the final story, there are very mild spoilers for the series, but nothing […]

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Posted February 28, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Deserts, Driving, & Derelicts opens a few months following Mae’s arrival in Normal, with the Happy Trails Campground up and running and already making a positive impact on […]

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Posted February 7, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Mystery-Cozy Fiction, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries by Tonya Kappes

Audiobook review: Beaches, Bungalows & Burglaries Author: Tonya Kappes Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Camper & Criminals Cozy Mystery series #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Mae West’s life just took a turn for the worse: her husband was arrested for running a Ponzie scheme, and Mae is left with nothing but a barely-drivable […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sweet Tea & Spells by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Sweet Tea & Spells Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #3 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio Picking up with the residents of Honeysuckle Hollow about two months after the conclusion of the previous book, Sweet Tea & Spells opens with Clementine’s bridal shower. Although protagonist Charli doesn’t […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Fried Chicken & Fangs by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Fried Chicken & Fangs Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #2 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio With Fried Chicken & Fangs opening just a couple months after the conclusion of the first book, we discover the town of Honeysuckle Hollow, along with main character Charli, embracing some […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Lucky Witch by Danielle Garrett

Audiobook review: Lucky Witch Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries #5 Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio Lucky Witch opens only a few short weeks after the dramatic events that unfolded near the conclusion of the previous book, Witch Way Home, when human friend Nick was abruptly introduced to the supernatural […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Moonshine & Magic by Bella Falls

Audiobook review: Moonshine & Magic Author:  Bella Falls Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Southern Charms Cozy Mystery #1 Genre: Cozy Mystery, Paranormal Source: Tantor Audio Moonshine and Magic, the first title of a quaint, paranormal cozy mystery series, centers on the return of Charli Goodwin to her hometown of Honeysuckle Hollow, a place where non-humans can live […]