Book Review: The Golden Tresses of the Dead by Alan Bradley

Book Review: The Golden Tresses of the Dead by Alan Bradley

What’s that you say? Another Alan Bradley book? Why yes please! The Golden Tresses of the Dead by Alan Bradley is the tenth installment in the Flavia de Luce series, which begins after a short period of time has gone by since the last Flavia book, The...
Book Review: The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson

Book Review: The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson

I’ve seen this book described as a cozy mystery by some, although I’d have to disagree with their label. Does some awful character die by murder and a lovely but bumbling detective solve the mystery of whodunnit? No, in fact it’s a sad book, a little...
Book Review: Close-up on Murder: A Murder, She Wrote Mystery

Book Review: Close-up on Murder: A Murder, She Wrote Mystery

I’ve had this book on my shelf for awhile now, it was a gift from someone who knew I loved the show. I was saving it for a ‘special occasion’, meaning, when I knew I would need my spirits lifted, and reading something comforting like this would instantly make me feel...
Book Review: The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley

Book Review: The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley

Long-time readers of this blog will already know how much I love the Flavia de Luce novels by Alan Bradley. Perfect examples of the cozy mystery, these books depict the precocious 12 year old Flavia who solves mysteries that seem to fall in her lap. Much like my other...