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Have Yourself a Beary Little Murder

(Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear Mystery #3)

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This holiday season, teddy bear shop manager Sasha Silverman must solve the slaying of Santa Bear . . .
 
Sasha and her sister Maddie are thrilled that the Silver Bear Shop and Factory has won the Teddy Bear Keepsake Contest, which means they get to produce a holiday specialty toy, a wizard bear named “Beary Potter.” Promising to be just as magical is Silver Hollo
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Kindle Edition, 288 pages
Published September 24th 2019 by Kensington
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Natalia  Ramlal
It's Christmastime in Silver Hollow, Michigan and Sasha Silverman is busy preparing for the Christmas parade when she finds herself caught up in yet another murder investigation. This is a well written Christmas themed cozy. I really liked the festive small-town atmosphere and the main character, Sasha and her family. The plot moved at a very slow pace and it took me a while to fully get into the story. Once the plot picked up, it did manage to hold my interest until the end. The culprit was a s ...more
Carrie
Oct 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
Have Yourself a Beary Little Murder by Meg Macy is the third installment of the cozy Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear Mystery series. Each book of this series like most cozies contains it’s own mystery within that will be solved so they can be read as a standalone or in any order if choosing to do so. However, there is some character development that carries over book to book for those reading in order.

The first book of this series introduced Sasha Silverman who after her divorce beca
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Mark Baker
Sep 24, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery, 2019
This December is proving to be especially busy for Sasha Silverman. Not only are there the usual activities in town, but the Silver Bear Shop and Factory has won a prize with their design for a Beary Potter bear, and they are rushing to meet demand in time for Christmas. So, the last thing that Sasha needs is to get involved in a murder, but that’s just what happens. The highlight of the annual Christmas parade is Santa Bear, and once again this year, the town’s mayor, Cal Bloom, is playing the ...more
Eve (Between The Bookends)
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description DNF...I just couldn't get into this one. It was cheesy, WAY too many characters to keep track of, and as soon as one character tried to remove the Santa Bear (groan) suit from the dead body because "the parade MUST go on for the kids"...I was out. 😂😂

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Linda 📚
I merrily read this Christmastime cozy set in beautiful Silver Hollow, Michigan. Author Meg Macy pens another original story and fills it with sparkling visions of holiday cheer! The new bears and the bear-related events are really fun and show the great imagination of Author Macy.

There’s something ‘beary’ suspicious going on in the town where Sasha Silverman’s family’s Silver Bear Shop & Factory is located. The murder mystery was a stunner for me! I loved the sweet ending. Have
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Kirsti
Aug 25, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book!

This is a series that I've heard about, but never had the opportunity to read until now. Coming into this with the third book was a little off putting though because the cast of characters is very large and well established. Most of the time I can fall into the small town rhythm, but this time I found myself lost far too easily.

It didn't help that the events where Sasha could get intel all mashed t
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Melanie
Have Yourself a Beary Little Murder was a delightful cozy mystery with a charming Christmas theme and I enjoyed it quite a bit.

With the holiday season in full swing, Sasha Silverman and the rest of the staff at the Silver Bear Shop and Factory are busier than ever. First order of business is preparing for the town’s annual tree-lighting ceremony and parade in which the shop has a float. There’s only one problem; Santa Bear, the parade mascot played by the mayor, is missing. When the mayor
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LORI CASWELL
Oct 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Dollycas’s Thoughts

We arrive in Silver Hollow just in time for the holiday tree-lighting and parade. The folks at the Silver Bear Shop and Factory have been feeling very “beary” because they won a huge contest which means they are producing a special holiday bear that is being sent everywhere. The wizard bear named “Beary Potter” is also popular in Silver Hollow with tons of orders. It’s all hands on deck to be sure every order is fulfilled before Christmas.

Judith Silverm
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Juli
Sep 22, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sasha Silverman and her family are gearing up for the busy holiday season in Silver Hollow. Not only do they have the Annual Tree Lighting and the Festival of Lights Parade, but Silver Bear Shop won a Teddy Bear Keepsake contest with their entry, Beary Potter. The theme of their sales promotion for the new bear is "The Magic of Christmas.'' Sales are brisk, so the holiday season is going to be busy, busy, busy. It's the day of the lighting and parade...the kickoff of the annual Christmas season. ...more
Yvonne
Oct 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The small town of Silver Hollow is preparing for the Christmas season. Sasha Silverman, co-owner of her family business, the Silver Bear Shop has her hands full this holiday season. Her shop has to produce a wizard bear “Beary Potter” in time for Christmas orders and they are receiving many many orders. That’s not all that’s going on - it’s time for the annual tree-lighting and parade with the star of the show Mayor Cal Bloom as Santa Bear. Problem is, he doesn’t show up for the festivities. ...more
Bridget
It's Christmastime in Silver Hollow, Michigan and Sasha Silverman is busy preparing for this year's Christmas parade when she finds herself involved in a murder investigation.

This was a fantastic murder-mystery that was stuffed full to the brim with a fabulous plot and a really good time was had along the way.

I am new to this series but loved this instalment so much that I will be going back to catch up on the previous two books. Meg Macy really did this story justice and
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The Cozy Review
Oct 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Series: A Teddy Bear Mystery - Book 3
Author: Meg Macy
Genre: Cozy Mystery/Holiday
Publisher: Kensington Books
Page Count: 304

The latest in the cozy series “ A Teddy Bear Mystery,” written by Meg Macy, published by Kensington Books, comes the fantastic holiday book, Have Yourself a Beary Little Murder.

Who doesn’t love teddy bears? Sasha grew up with teddy bears and runs her family's manufacturing shop. But this isn’t the first time there has been a murder connec
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Mary Brown
Sep 27, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Synopsis:

This holiday season, teddy bear shop manager Sasha Silverman must solve the slaying of Santa Bear . . .

Sasha and her sister Maddie are thrilled that the Silver Bear Shop and Factory has won the Teddy Bear Keepsake Contest, which means they get to produce a holiday specialty toy, a wizard bear named "Beary Potter." Promising to be just as magical is Silver Hollow's annual tree-lighting ceremony and village parade. Only one hitch: the parade's mascot, Santa Bear--p
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M. E. Gustafson
Sep 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sasha Silverman is the manager of the Silver Bear Shop & Factory, a family-owned business that is very active in the community. Their town, Silver Hollow, is hosting their annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Festival of Lights Parade, with Santa Bear as the featured attraction. Having won the Keepsake Award for their creation of the “Beary Potter Keepsake Wizard Bear,” Sasha, and her family were looking forward to the night’s festivities. That was, until Santa Bear, the star of the parade, go ...more
Jeanie
Oct 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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K.A. Davis
Sep 09, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
HAVE YOURSELF A BEARY LITTLE MURDER by Meg Macy is the third book in the Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear Mystery series. Any book with a tag line of shamelessly adorable and a most darling book cover will grab my attention. Ms. Macy stays true to that promise by penning an adorable cozy mystery. The stage is set at the family owned Silver Bear Shop and Factory at Christmas time. The protagonist, Sasha Silverman, and her family are actively involved in the Silver Hollow annual tree light and Fest ...more
Hilary (A Wytch's Book Review)
Meg Macy is writing about the season of goodwill, toys, competitions and murder! and it is a total page turner from start to finish.

Sasha and Maddie (and more to the point the Silver Bear Shop and Factory) have won the chance to create and make the holiday Teddy Bear, which is a limited edition make, so everyone will be working extra hard to get the usual bears done AND the "Beary Potter" Wizard Bears as well, the problems come when the staff need to take time off for two funerals, o
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FMSWarrior
It’s Christmas time and what better way to celebrate than with a teddy bear? Easy, whether Beary Potter Keepsake Wizard teddy bear! And that’s exactly what Sasha and the gang are making in full on production mode. To kick off the holiday season, the town is hosting a parade in which the mayor will dress up as Sant Bear, the shop’s beloved Christmas mascot. But when the mayor is missing in action, Sasha’s father substitute Santa Claus for Santa Bear on the shops float in the parade.

Unfortunately
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Noriko
DNFed.

This is my first book from the author not to mention the first book I read in the series.
I assume it was no doubt a fault on my part assuming I would have no problem jumping into the series, but I am afraid it was not the case with this series.

While I appreciate the vivid, uplifting vibes, writing and the dialogues scattered throughout the book, there are just too many characters that are all first to me, and the lack of character dynamics stumped my reading, I felt I got lost in the st
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Lisa Morin
Between the cover and the title, I simply could not resist requesting this book via NetGalley.
Sasha and her sister are fun characters who are easy to like.
It seems that there are some local residents who are not a fan of the mayor, so when his death is deemed a homicide, not everyone is saddened by his death.
I felt that some of this story went in circles and I couldn't understand the reason why.
I felt myself becoming bored with certain parts and just skimmed through some
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Karen
Aug 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is the third in this series and it is 'beary' good indeed! This was a great Christmas themed cozy mystery.
I loved the premise. The teddy bear shop brought back lovely memories of taking my son shopping for his own bear.
I particularly enjoyed the family business aspect and the realistic portrayal of the family.
The characters were well written and the whodunit was top notch. It kept me guessing right up to the reveal.
This was a great read and I look forward to rea
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OpenBookSociety.com
Nov 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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https://openbooksociety.com/article/h...

Have Yourself a Beary Little Murder

Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear Mystery #3

By Meg Macy
ISBN 9781496722652
Author’s website: megmacy.com
Brought to you by OBS Reviewer Jeanie

Synopsis:

This holiday season, teddy bear shop manager Sasha Silverman must solve the slaying of Santa Bear . . .
Sasha and her sister Maddie are thrilled that the Silver Bear Shop and Factory has won the Teddy Bear Keepsake Contest, which means the
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Karen (BaronessBookTrove)
Oct 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy from the Great Escapes Book Tours. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Have Yourself a Beary Little Murder by Meg Macy is a marvelous mystery, with well-developed characters in this lovely small town.
Who killed the mayor? All we know is that is wasn't a teddy bear.
Sasha Silverman
Sasha is our main character, and it's her point of view that we follow. She is the manager of Silver Bear Shop and Factory. Sasha keeps things running withreview.Have
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JoAnne McMaster (Any Good Book)
Sasha's mother is frantic. As organizer of the local Christmas parade, she can't locate Santa Bear, played by Mayor Cal Bloom. He was talking with them awhile ago, but no one has seen him. When Sasha's ex-husband Flynn suggests that Cal likes his liquor and might be behind a local factory, they find him on a bench, apparently asleep. But when they remove the head of Santa Bear, he's most definitely not asleep. And when the hands are removed, they can see that he's been electrocuted.

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Katreader
Sep 29, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
HAVE YOURSELF A BEARY LITTLE MURDER by Meg Macy
The Third Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear Mystery

It's Christmas time in Silver Hollow and everyone is gearing up for the holidays. Sasha Silverman is working to keep the Silver Bear Shop and Factory running smoothly as they produce a multitude of Beary Potter Bears, get ready for their open house, as well as Aunt Eve's wedding, and participate in the Festival of Lights Parade. Sasha's mom has taken charge of that event and goes out
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Cozy Cat Reviews
This is the 3rd in series of the "Teddy Bear Mystery Series" by beloved cozy author Meg Macy. As a love of teddies I have enjoyed this wonderful series from the beginning. The setting of a teddy bear factory is so fun and I love the descriptions of the bears. .I highly recommend this series. This is a well written Christmas themed cozy. I really liked the festive small-town atmosphere.

Thank you to Net Galley and to the Publisher for the opportunity to review this next in series. My review opini
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Susan
Christmas is coming and Sasha Silverman has a busy schedule to deal with. The Silver Bear Shop and Factory that she runs with her family has won the Teddy Bear Keepsake contest and with that accolade comes another project. They are creating a Christmas bear named Beary Potter and it's all hands on deck to get them made for the holiday. If that wasn't enough, the village puts on a holiday parade and tree lighting party - complete with Santa Bear. The festivities begin but there is one big problem ...more
Laura
The merriest time of the year is also extremely hectic if you manufacture and retail holiday themed toys.
The Silverman family is central to lots of holiday happenings including a parade, a bake-off, and a BEAR-zarre craft show. They also seem to be on the scene when dead bodies are found around town.
On the surface, the Mayor seems well enough liked, with minor irritations from political rivals and people who haven't gotten everything they want. So when he ends up dead, throwing a monkey w
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Patty
Sep 24, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Have Yourself a Beary Little Murder by Meg Macy is the 3rd book in the Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear Mystery series, and another fun book. I enjoyed the first two books in the series, Bearly Departed, and Bear Witness to Murder and this one is equally as good. Sasha Silverman is the manager of her families Silver Bear Shop and Factory, and they are all busy with the Christmas season. Mayor Cal Bloom is all set to play Santa Bear, and wear the suit in the parade. When the Mayor is missing Sasha ...more
Jessica Robbins
*I received a free copy of this book which I voluntarily chose to write an honest review for.

As a huge bear loved this series has been perfect for me from book one but each new one still manages to top the last. This was is just fantastic! Gearing up for Christmas the annual tree lighting and parade are here making things chaotic yet fun. Especially Santa Bear a huge town favorite. The mayor plans to be in the suit but when he is running late they go searching only to find him dead u
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