Sugar and Iced (Cupcake Bakery Mystery #6) by Jenn McKinlay

Synopsis "Normally Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura wouldn't be caught dead at a beauty pageant, but when Mel's mom asks them to provide cupcakes for the seventy-fifth annual Sweet Tiara contest as a favor for her best friend, they can't say no. Plus, between cooking up a daily display for the three-day event and sponsoring … Continue reading Sugar and Iced (Cupcake Bakery Mystery #6) by Jenn McKinlay

The Ink Black Heart (Cormoran Strike #6) by Robert Galbraith

Synopsis "When frantic, disheveled Edie Ledwell appears in the office begging to speak to her, private detective Robin Ellacott doesn't know quite what to make of the situation. The cocreator of a popular cartoon, The Ink Black Heart, Edie is being persecuted by a mysterious online figure who goes by the pseudonym of Anomie. Edie … Continue reading The Ink Black Heart (Cormoran Strike #6) by Robert Galbraith

How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author by Janet Evanovich

Synopsis "How I Write is for anyone who is hungry to find out more about Janet Evanovich does what she does. How she comes up with such remarkable characters, like Stephanie Plum, Lula, and Grandma Mazur How she finds out insider details Just how she thinks up those hair-raising plots Techniques on revising and editing … Continue reading How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author by Janet Evanovich

Do You Prefer Character or Plot Driven Books?

Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly series created by Rukky at Eternity Books and hosted by Aria at Book Nook Bits. The full list of September topics can be found here. This week's topic is about character focused and plot focused books. I like both but I definitely have a preference... What makes a book more character … Continue reading Do You Prefer Character or Plot Driven Books?

Payment in Kind (J.P. Beaumont #9) by J.A. Jance

Synopsis "In death, they were entwined like lovers - a man and a woman hideously slaughtered, then stuffed into a closet in the Seattle School District building. But what appears a cut-and-dried crime of passion, complete with an ideal prime suspect, goes deeper than investigating detective J.P. Beaumont could ever have imagined. For an accused … Continue reading Payment in Kind (J.P. Beaumont #9) by J.A. Jance

Mr. Perfect on Paper by Jean Meltzer

Synopsis "As the creator and CEO of the popular Jewish dating app J-Mate, matchmaker Dara Rabinowitz knows the formula for lasting love - at least, for everyone else. When it comes to her own love life, she's been idling indefinitely. Until her beloved bubbe shares Dara's checklist for "The Perfect Jewish Husband" on national television … Continue reading Mr. Perfect on Paper by Jean Meltzer