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message 1: by Nell (last edited Jun 20, 2016 03:04AM) (new)

Nell | 2571 comments Mod


TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JULY CHALLENGE:

♦Pick five series that you want to read.

♦It can be a new or an on-going series.

♦ Post the name of the series and the covers of at least two books that you have not read.

♦There must be at least two unread books in the series. No re-reads allowed.

♦You may re-post a series chosen before as long as there are at least two unread books.

♦Post series now through June 20th.

♦Pairs will be posted on June 21st.

♦ Select a series for your partner between June 21st and 25th.

New to the challenge? The thread for challenge guidelines and questions is here

Challenge participants are advised not to block personal messages on their GR accounts so the moderator can contact you.

Comments on this thread will be limited to members posting series until the 21st. After pairs are selected, the thread is open for discussion.


message 2: by Nell (last edited Jun 15, 2016 09:47AM) (new)

Nell | 2571 comments Mod
Keep in mind the Cozy Readathon coming in July. There's more information about the Save Our Cozies Readathon here

Series included in the Readathon may be used for this challenge. A list of cozy series in the Readathon is here


message 3: by Nell (last edited Jun 24, 2016 04:14AM) (new)

Nell | 2571 comments Mod
Participants/Pairs:


√Lindy-Lane picks for Jackie
√Hilary picks for Sharon
√Nell picks for Jennifer
√Connie N picks for Troll
√Trae picks for Anne
√Shellii picks for April
√Jeannie picks for Shellii
√Anna Catharina picks for Claire
√Linda C picks for Nell
√Troll picks for Hilary
√Julesy picks for Jill T
√Kay picks for Connie
√April picks for Karen
√Karen T picks for Lori
√Helen picks for Anna Catharina
√Barbara picks for Kay
√Kenna picks for Trae
√Lori picks for Linda C
√Anne picks for Julesy
√Jennifer picks for Helen
√Jill T picks for Lindy-Lane
√Jackie picks for Jeannie
√Claire picks for Kenna
√Sharon picks for Barbara


Hilary (A Wytch's Book Review) (knyttwytch) | 863 comments Hilary's picks for July

Nicola Upson's Tey mysteries
Angel with Two Faces (Josephine Tey, #2) by Nicola Upson Two for Sorrow (Josephine Tey, #3) by Nicola Upson

Shawn Reilly Simmons's Red Carpet Catering
Murder on a Silver Platter (A Red Carpet Catering Mystery, #1) by Shawn Reilly Simmons Murder on the Half Shell (A Red Carpet Catering Mystery, #2) by Shawn Reilly Simmons

Barbara Ross's Clambake Mysteries
Boiled Over (A Maine Clambake Mystery, #2) by Barbara Ross Musseled Out (A Maine Clambake Mystery, #3) by Barbara Ross

Susan Parry's Yorkshire Moors Mysteries
Frozen Ground (Yorkshire Dales Mystery #6) by Susan Parry Grand Depart (The Yorkshire Dales Mysteries Book 7) by Susan Parry

Anna Loan-Wisley's Hattie Davies Mysteries
Anything but Civil (Hattie Davish Mystery, #2) by Anna Loan-Wilsey A Sense of Entitlement (Hattie Davish Mystery, #3) by Anna Loan-Wilsey


message 5: by Nell (last edited Jul 03, 2016 09:43AM) (new)

Nell | 2571 comments Mod
Nell's Choices:
June '16

Linda C picks
Threadville, Janet Bolin
Threaded for Trouble (Threadville Mystery, #2) by Janet Bolin Thread and Buried (Threadville Mystery, #3) by Janet Bolin


message 6: by Connie N. (last edited Jun 16, 2016 09:51AM) (new)

Connie N. | 491 comments I'm in despite being behind on previous months.


Lucy Stone - Leslie Meier (new to me)
Mistletoe Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery, #1) by Leslie Meier Tippy Toe Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery, #2) by Leslie Meier

Tattoo Shop Mystery - Karen E. Olson (ongoing)
Pretty in Ink (Tattoo Shop Mystery, #2) by Karen E. Olson Driven to Ink (Tattoo Shop Mystery, #3) by Karen E. Olson

Stephanie Plum - Janet Evanovich (ongoing)
Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum, #16) by Janet Evanovich Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum, #17) by Janet Evanovich

Meg Langslow - Donna Andrews (ongoing)
We'll Always Have Parrots (Meg Langslow, #5) by Donna Andrews Owls Well That Ends Well (Meg Langslow, #6) by Donna Andrews

Hannah Swensen - Joanne Fluke (ongoing)
Sugar Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #6) by Joanne Fluke Peach Cobbler Murder (Hannah Swensen, #7) by Joanne Fluke


message 7: by Tracie (last edited Jun 15, 2016 07:25AM) (new)

Tracie | 28 comments A GEORGIA PEACH MYSTERY
Peaches and Scream (Georgia Peach Mystery, #1) by Susan Furlong Rest in Peach (Georgia Peach Mystery #2) by Susan Furlong

A TOURIST TRAP MYSTERY
Dressed To Kill (A Tourist Trap Mystery, #4) by Lynn Cahoon Murder on Wheels (A Tourist Trap Mystery, #6) by Lynn Cahoon

A CHILI COOK OFF MYSTERY
Chili con Carnage by Kylie Logan Revenge of the Chili Queens by Kylie Logan

THE PUZZLE LADY
A Clue for the Puzzle Lady (Puzzle Lady, #1) by Parnell Hall Last Puzzle and Testament (Puzzle Lady, #2) by Parnell Hall

MRS. JEFFRIES
Mrs. Jeffries Takes the Stage (Mrs. Jeffries, #10) by Emily Brightwell Mrs. Jeffries Questions the Answer (Mrs. Jeffries, #11) by Emily Brightwell


message 8: by [deleted user] (last edited Jul 25, 2016 03:09PM) (new)

Serial Reader Challenge > July '16 Serial Reader Challenge

July 1, 2016 to July 31, 2016

Completed 1/2

Shellii's Choices:

A Wishcraft Mystery series by Heather Blake
The Goodbye Witch (A Wishcraft Mystery, #4) by Heather Blake This is a good installment to, A Wishcraft Mystery series.
I would recommend a box of tissues be handy as this particularly sweet addition ties up.
Really enjoying the variety of scenerios this author presents and appreciated getting to know and understand more of Starla's character.
Gone With the Witch (A Wishcraft Mystery #6) by Heather Blake

Stormy Day Mystery series by Angela Pepper
Death of a Dapper Snowman (Stormy Day Mystery, #1) by Angela Pepper Death of a Crafty Knitter (Stormy Day Mystery, #2) by Angela Pepper

Cupcake Bakery Mystery Series by Jean McKinlay
Sprinkle with Murder (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay Vanilla Beaned (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #8) by Jenn McKinlay

Hannah Swensen Mysteries by Joanne Fluke
Strawberry Shortcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, #2) by Joanne Fluke Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen, #3) by Joanne Fluke Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #4) by Joanne Fluke Fudge Cupcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, #5) by Joanne Fluke

Genealogical Crime Mystery by Steve Robinson
In the Blood (Genealogical Crime Mystery, #1) by Steve Robinson To the Grave (Genealogical Crime Mystery #2) by Steve Robinson


I pick for April: Cleo Coyle-Coffeehouse Mysteries
Jeannie' pick for Me: Heather Blake-A Witchcraft Mystery Series


message 9: by Jeannie (last edited Jul 20, 2016 07:53PM) (new)

Jeannie Hasenkamp | 47 comments Jeannie's choices here I finished both books that were picked for me and am now reading the next two on the list.

Mae Fox
Threads of Deceit finished July 5th read
Pattern of Betrayal finished July 8th
I cant say I really liked these books and I am not sure why.


Kaitlyn Dunnet
Scone Cold Dead Finished this book July 11th

A Wee Christmas Homicide Hope to get this read by the end of July


Christine Wenger
A Second Helping of Murder
Diners, Drive-Ins, and Death
It's a Wonderful Knife
Macaroni and Freeze

Kathleen Bridge
Better Homes and Corpses
Hearse and Gardens

Victoria Hamilton
Bowled Over
Freezer I'll Shoot
No Mallets Intended


message 10: by Anna Catharina (last edited Jun 20, 2016 02:57AM) (new)

Anna Catharina | 219 comments My choices:

Alan Bradley: Flavia de Luce (new to me)
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce, #1) by Alan Bradley The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2) by Alan Bradley

M. C. Beaton: Agatha Raisin (on going)
Agatha Raisin and The Perfect Paragon (Agatha Raisin, #16) by M.C. Beaton Agatha Raisin Love Lies and Liquor (Agatha Raisin, #17) by M.C. Beaton

Ann Granger: Liz Martin and Ben Ross (on going)
A Mortal Curiosity (Lizzie Martin, #2) by Ann Granger A Better Quality of Murder (Lizzie Martin, #3) by Ann Granger

Martin Walker: Bruno, Chief of Police (new to me)
Bruno, Chief of Police (Bruno, Chief of Police #1) by Martin Walker The Dark Vineyard (Bruno, Chief of Police #2) by Martin Walker

Eva Gates: Lighthouse Library Mystery (new to me, Save-our-Cozies-Readathon)
By Book or By Crook (Lighthouse Library Mystery #1) by Eva Gates Booked for Trouble (Lighthouse Library Mystery #2) by Eva Gates


message 11: by Linda C (last edited Aug 19, 2016 06:52PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 259 comments I'm in for July

Aunt Dimity - Nancy Atherton
Aunt Dimity and the Duke (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #2) by Nancy Atherton Aunt Dimity's Good Deed (Aunt Dimity, #3) by Nancy Atherton

Ballroom Dance Mysteries - Ella Barrick
Quickstep to Murder (A Ballroom Dance Mystery #1) by Ella Barrick Dead Man Waltzing (A Ballroom Dance Mystery #2) by Ella Barrick

Hemlock Falls - Claudia Bishop
Murder Well-Done (Hemlock Falls Mysteries, #4) by Claudia Bishop Death Dines Out (Hemlock Falls Mysteries, #5) by Claudia Bishop

Home Repair is Homicide - Sarah Graves
Wicked Fix (Home Repair is Homicide, #3) by Sarah Graves Repair to Her Grave (Home Repair is Homicide, #4) by Sarah Graves

Mobile Library Mysteries - Ian Sansom
The Case of the Missing Books (Mobile Library Mystery #1) by Ian Sansom Mr. Dixon Disappears (Mobile Library Mystery #2) by Ian Sansom


message 12: by Troll (new)

Troll Girl | 33 comments Bibliophile Mystery - Kate Carlisle
The Lies That Bind (Bibliophile Mystery, #3) by Kate Carlisle , Murder under Cover (Bibliophile Mystery #4) by Kate Carlisle

Library Lovers Mystery - Jenn McKinlay
Books Can Be Deceiving (Library Lover's Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay , Due or Die (Library Lover's Mystery, #2) by Jenn McKinlay

A Magical Bakery Mystery - Bailey Cates
Magic and Macaroons (Magical Bakery Mystery, #5) by Bailey Cates , Spells and Scones (A Magical Bakery Mystery, #6) by Bailey Cates

White House Chef Mystery - Julie Hyzy
Eggsecutive Orders (A White House Chef Mystery, #3) by Julie Hyzy , Buffalo West Wing (A White House Chef Mystery, #4) by Julie Hyzy

Good Buy Girls - Josie Belle
Buried in Bargains (Good Buy Girls, #3) by Josie Belle , A Deal to Die For (Good Buy Girls, #2) by Josie Belle


message 13: by Julesy (last edited Jun 21, 2016 03:58PM) (new)

Julesy | 382 comments Julesy's July serial read challenge picks:

Laurel McKay series by Cindy Sample (ongoing series)
Dying for a Dude (Laurel McKay Mysteries #4) by Cindy Sample Dying for a Donut (Laurel McKay Mysteries #5) by Cindy Sample

Cedar Bay series by Dianne Harman (new series)
Kelly's Koffee Shop (A Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery, #1) by Dianne Harman Murder at Jade Cove (Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery #2) by Dianne Harman

Kate Turner series by Eileen Brady (new series)
Muzzled (Kate Turner, DVM #1) by Eileen Brady Unleashed (Kate Turner, DVM #2) by Eileen Brady

Patience Price series by Julie Ann Lindsay (new series)
Murder by the Seaside by Julie Anne Lindsey Murder Comes Ashore by Julie Anne Lindsey

Betsy Devonshire series by Monica Ferris (ongoing series; also on the Save Our Cozies list)
Knitting Bones (A Needlecraft Mystery, #11) by Monica Ferris Thai Die (A Needlecraft Mystery, #12) by Monica Ferris

Julesy picks for Jill T
Anne picks for Julesy



message 14: by Kay (Brigidsmomma) (last edited Jun 21, 2016 03:51PM) (new)

Kay (Brigidsmomma) Compton (brigidsmomma) | 122 comments Brigidsmomma's July '16 Serial Reader Challenge...

I pick Stephanie Plum for Connie
Barbara picks Target Practice for me!


Target Practice:
Death On the Range (Target Practice Mysteries #1) by Nikki Haverstock Death at the Summit (Target Practice Mysteries #2) by Nikki Haverstock Death at the Trade Show (Target Practice Mysteries #3) by Nikki Haverstock Death Indoors (Target Practice Mysteries #4) by Nikki Haverstock Death in the Casino (Target Practice Mysteries #5) by Nikki Haverstock

Charlotte Denver:
Tapas, Carrot Cake and a Corpse (Charlotte Denver Mystery #1) by Sherri Bryan Fudge Cake, Felony and a Funeral (A Charlotte Denver Cozy Mystery Book 2) by Sherri Bryan Spare Ribs, Secrets and a Scandal (A Charlotte Denver Cozy Mystery Book 3) by Sherri Bryan Pumpkins, Peril and a Paella (The Charlotte Denver Cozy Mystery Series Book 4) by Sherri Bryan Hamburgers, Homicide and a Honeymoon (The Charlotte Denver Cozy Mystery Series Book 5) by Sherri Bryan

Frannie Shoemaker:
Bats and Bones (The Frannie Shoemaker Campground Mysteries, #1) by Karen Musser Nortman The Blue Coyote (The Frannie Shoemaker Campground Mysteries #2) by Karen Musser Nortman Peete and Repeat (The Frannie Shoemaker Campground Mysteries #3) by Karen Musser Nortman The Lady of the Lake (Frannie Shoemaker Campground Mysteries #4) by Karen Musser Nortman To Cache a Killer (The Frannie Shoemaker Campground Mysteries #5) by Karen Musser Nortman

Portman Creameries:
Wrapped in Death and Chocolate (The Portman Creamery Mysteries, #1) by C.S. Patra The Dangers of Art A Becca Miyamoto Mystery (Portman's Creamery) by C.S. Patra Four of the Usual Suspects (The Portman Creamery Mysteries, #2) by C.S. Patra Portman Creameries Cases Black Paradise Circus #1 by C.S. Patra A Pile of Bones Black Paradise Circus #2 (Portman Creameries Cases) by C.S. Patra

Miranda Vaughn Mysteries:
Chasing the Dollar (Miranda Vaughn Mysteries #1) by Ellie Ashe Dropping the Dime (Miranda Vaughn Mysteries Book 2) by Ellie Ashe Chasing Tinsel (Miranda Vaughn Mysteries) by Ellie Ashe Lucky Penny (Miranda Vaughn Mysteries Book 3) by Ellie Ashe


message 15: by April (last edited Jun 17, 2016 05:56AM) (new)

April | 3 comments Cinnamon Roll Murder (Hannah Swensen, #15) by Joanne Fluke Red Velvet Cupcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, #16) by Joanne Fluke
Susan Wittig Albert
Thyme of Death (China Bayles, #1) by Susan Wittig Albert Witches' Bane (China Bayles, #2) by Susan Wittig Albert
Cleo Coyle
On What Grounds (Coffeehouse Mystery, #1) by Cleo Coyle Through the Grinder (Coffeehouse Mystery, #2) by Cleo Coyle
Laura Childs
Death by Darjeeling (A Tea Shop Mystery, #1) by Laura Childs Gunpowder Green (A Tea Shop Mystery, #2) by Laura Childs

Diane Mott Davidson
Catering to Nobody (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #1) by Diane Mott Davidson Dying for Chocolate (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #2) by Diane Mott Davidson


message 16: by Nell (last edited Jun 17, 2016 07:10AM) (new)

Nell | 2571 comments Mod
Karen's picks:

Flower Shop, Kate Collins
Snipped in the Bud (A Flower Shop Mystery, #4) by Kate Collins Acts of Violets (A Flower Shop Mystery, #5) by Kate Collins

Donut Shop, Jessica Beck
Tragic Toppings (Donut Shop Mystery, #5) by Jessica Beck Killer Crullers (Donut Shop Mystery, #6) by Jessica Beck

Booktown, Lorna Barrett
Bookmarked For Death (Booktown Mystery, #2) by Lorna Barrett Bookplate Special (Booktown Mystery, #3) by Lorna Barrett Chapter and Hearse (Booktown Mystery, #4) by Lorna Barrett

Spice Shop, Leslie Budewitz
Assault and Pepper (A Spice Shop Mystery #1) by Leslie Budewitz Guilty as Cinnamon (Spice Shop Mystery, #2) by Leslie Budewitz

Chocoholic Mystery, JoAnna Carl
The Chocolate Frog Frame-Up (A Chocoholic Mystery, #3) by JoAnna Carl The Chocolate Puppy Puzzle (A Chocoholic Mystery, #4) by JoAnna Carl


message 17: by Helen (last edited Jun 19, 2016 07:34AM) (new)

Helen (helennn) | 548 comments I'm in for July too, with two weeks' break from work coming up.
Nancy Atherton, Aunt Dimity new
Aunt Dimity and the Duke
Aunt Dimity: Snowbound
Mary Daheim, B& B series ongoing
Scots on the RocksSaks & Violins
Edie Claire ongoing
Never Buried
Never Con a Corgi
Kerry Greenwood, Phryne Fisher, ongoing
Murder In The Dark
Murder On A Midsummer Night
John Bude British Classics new
The Sussex Downs Murder
The Lake District Murder


message 18: by Barbara (new)

Barbara Sousa | 439 comments I'm in for July. I hope to make progress on one of these ongoing series:

Odelia Grey by Sue Ann Jaffarian:
Corpse on the Cob (An Odelia Grey Mystery, #5) by Sue Ann Jaffarian Twice As Dead (An Odelia Grey Mystery, #6) by Sue Ann Jaffarian Hide & Snoop (An Odelia Grey mystery, #7) by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Goldy Bear Mysteries by Diane Mott Davidson:
Sticks & Scones (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #10) by Diane Mott Davidson The Grilling Season (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #7) by Diane Mott Davidson Double Shot (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #12) by Diane Mott Davidson

Mrs. Malory by Hazel Holt:
Mrs. Malory Death of a Dean by Hazel Holt Mrs. Malory and Death in Practice by Hazel Holt Mrs. Malory and a Death in the Family by Hazel Holt Mrs. Malory and Any Man's Death by Hazel Holt

Scumble River by Denise Swanson:
Murder of a Sweet Old Lady (A Scumble River Mystery, #2) by Denise Swanson Murder of a Snake in the Grass (A Scumble River Mystery, #4) by Denise Swanson Murder of a Royal Pain (A Scumble River Mystery, #11) by Denise Swanson Murder of an Open Book A Scumble River Mystery by Denise Swanson

Museum Mysteries by Sheila Connolly:
Let's Play Dead (Museum, #2) by Sheila Connolly Fire Engine Dead (Museum, #3) by Sheila Connolly Monument to the Dead (Museum, #4) by Sheila Connolly


message 19: by Kenna (last edited Jun 18, 2016 10:14AM) (new)

Kenna (kennaellis) | 8 comments Kenna's July serial read challenge picks:

Sheila Connolly (County Cork Series)
Buried in a Bog by Sheila Connolly Scandal in Skibbereen by Sheila Connolly

Charles Todd (Inspector Ian Rutledge Series)
A Matter Of Justice (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #11) by Charles Todd The Confession (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #14) by Charles Todd

Anna Loan-Wilsey (Hattie Davish Series)
Anything but Civil (Hattie Davish Mystery, #2) by Anna Loan-Wilsey A Lack of Temperance (Hattie Davish Mystery, #1) by Anna Loan-Wilsey

Steve Robinson (Genealogical Crime Mystery)
To the Grave (Genealogical Crime Mystery #2) by Steve Robinson Kindred (Genealogical Crime Mystery #5) by Steve Robinson

Ann Granger (Lizzie Martin Series)
A Mortal Curiosity (Lizzie Martin, #2) by Ann Granger A Better Quality of Murder (Lizzie Martin, #3) by Ann Granger


message 20: by Lori (last edited Jun 19, 2016 04:38AM) (new)

Lori | 75 comments Okay I'm game for another month
Here are my book choices

Daisy Dalrymple
The Case of the Murdered Muckraker (Daisy Dalrymple, #10) by Carola Dunn Die Laughing (Daisy Dalrymple, #12) by Carola Dunn A Mourning Wedding (Daisy Dalrymple, #13) by Carola Dunn

Hannah Swenson:
Blackberry Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #17) by Joanne Fluke Double Fudge Brownie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #18) by Joanne Fluke

Bibliophile Mystery
Ripped From the Pages (A Bibliophile Mystery, #9) by Kate Carlisle Books of a Feather (Bibliophile Mystery, #10) by Kate Carlisle


A Scumble River Mystery
Murder of a Snake in the Grass (A Scumble River Mystery, #4) by Denise Swanson Murder of a Barbie and Ken (A Scumble River Mystery, #5) by Denise Swanson Murder of a Pink Elephant (A Scumble River Mystery, #6) by Denise Swanson

Aunt Dimity
Aunt Dimity, Vampire Hunter (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #13) by Nancy Atherton Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #14) by Nancy Atherton Aunt Dimity Down Under (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #15) by Nancy Atherton


message 21: by Anne (last edited Jun 20, 2016 08:21PM) (new)

Anne Pichette | 146 comments I am in for July

Phryne Fischer
The Green Mill Murder (Phryne Fisher, #5) by Kerry Greenwood Blood and Circuses (Phryne Fisher, #6) by Kerry Greenwood

Murder She Wrote
Brandy and Bullets (Murder, She Wrote, #4) by Jessica Fletcher Martinis & Mayhem (Murder, She Wrote, #5) by Jessica Fletcher

A Key West Culinary
A Lime To Kill (A Key West Culinary Cozy #1) by Summer Prescott Key Lime Die (A Key West Culinary Cozy #2) by Summer Prescott

Mrs. Jeffries
Mrs. Jeffries Takes Stock (Mrs. Jeffries, #4) by Emily Brightwell Mrs. Jeffries on the Ball (Mrs. Jeffries, #5) by Emily Brightwell

Cruise Ship Christian Cozy
Starboard Secrets (Cruise Ship Christian Cozy Mysteries #1) by Hope Callaghan Portside Peril (Cruise Ship Christian Cozy Mysteries Series #2) by Hope Callaghan


message 22: by Jennifer (last edited Jun 20, 2016 03:25PM) (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 495 comments I'm in for July, please.

Gayle Trent's Daphne Martin Series:
Dead Pan (Daphne Martin, #2) by Gayle Trent Killer Sweet Tooth A Daphne Martin Cake Mystery by Gayle Trent Battered to Death by Gayle Trent Killer Wedding Cake (Daphne Martin Cake Mystery) by Gayle Trent


Robert Crais' Elvis Cole Series:
The Monkey's Raincoat (Elvis Cole, #1) by Robert Crais Stalking the Angel (Elvis Cole, #2) by Robert Crais Free Fall (Elvis Cole, #4) by Robert Crais Indigo Slam (Elvis Cole, #7) by Robert Crais The Promise (Elvis Cole, #16; Joe Pike, #5; Scott James & Maggie, #2) by Robert Crais

Robert B. Parker's Spenser:

Silent Night (Spencer, #41.5) by Helen Brann Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn (Spenser, #44) by Ace Atkins

M. C. Beaton's Hamish MacBeth
Death of a Liar (Hamish Macbeth, #30) by M.C. Beaton Knock, Knock, You're Dead! A Hamish Macbeth Short Story (Hamish Macbeth, #30.5) by M.C. Beaton Death of a Nurse (Hamish Macbeth, #31) by M.C. Beaton

Blackwell's Witch Series
A Haunting Is Brewing (Witchcraft Mystery #6.5; Haunted Home Renovation Mystery, #4.5) by Juliet Blackwell A Toxic Trousseau (A Witchcraft Mystery #8) by Juliet Blackwell

Heather Blake Potion Mysteries
A Potion to Die For (Magic Potion Mystery #1) by Heather Blake One Potion in the Grave (A Magic Potion Mystery #2) by Heather Blake Ghost of a Potion (A Magic Potion Mystery, #3) by Heather Blake


thanks!


message 23: by Jill (new)

Jill Tool | 120 comments I'm in I'm going to change it up this time around! Going to choose all new series that I've been wanting to try out

Ursula Blanchard:
To Shield the Queen (Ursula Blanchard, #1) by Fiona Buckley The Doublet Affair (Ursula Blanchard, #2) by Fiona Buckley Queen's Ransom (Ursula Blanchard, #3) by Fiona Buckley To Ruin A Queen (Ursula Blanchard, #4) by Fiona Buckley

Merry Muffin Mystery:
Muffin But Murder (Merry Muffin Mystery, #2) by Victoria Hamilton Death of an English Muffin (Merry Muffin Mystery, #3) by Victoria Hamilton Much Ado About Muffin A Merry Muffin Mystery by Victoria Hamilton Bran New Death (Merry Muffin Mystery #1) by Victoria Hamilton

Vintage Kitchen Mystery:
A Deadly Grind (Vintage Kitchen Mystery, #1) by Victoria Hamilton Bowled Over (Vintage Kitchen Mystery, #2) by Victoria Hamilton Freezer I'll Shoot (Vintage Kitchen Mystery, #3) by Victoria Hamilton

Daisy Dalrymple:
Requiem for a Mezzo (Daisy Dalrymple, #3) by Carola Dunn Death at Wentwater Court (Daisy Dalrymple, #1) by Carola Dunn Damsel in Distress (Daisy Dalrymple, #5) by Carola Dunn Dead in the Water (Daisy Dalrymple, #6) by Carola Dunn

Books by the Bay Mystery
A Killer Plot (A Books by the Bay Mystery #1) by Ellery Adams A Deadly Cliché (A Books by the Bay Mystery #2) by Ellery Adams Written in Stone (A Books by the Bay Mystery #4) by Ellery Adams The Last Word (A Books by the Bay Mystery #3) by Ellery Adams Poisoned Prose (A Books by the Bay Mystery #5) by Ellery Adams Lethal Letters (A Books by the Bay Mystery #6) by Ellery Adams Writing All Wrongs (A Books By the Bay Mystery, #7) by Ellery Adams


message 24: by Jackie (last edited Jun 19, 2016 06:57PM) (new)

Jackie | 26 comments Cozy Mystery Corner

Serial Reader Challenge > July '16 Serial Reader Challenge

Jackie's picks for July 2016

July 1, 2016 to July 31, 2016

Completed 0/2

Faith Fairchild:

The Body in the Kelp (Faith Fairchild, #2) by Katherine Hall Page The Body in the Bouillon (Faith Fairchild, #3) by Katherine Hall Page

Black Cat Bookshop:

Words With Fiends (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #3) by Ali Brandon Literally Murder (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery #4) by Ali Brandon

Cruise Ship Christian Cozy:

Starboard Secrets (Cruise Ship Christian Cozy Mysteries #1) by Hope Callaghan Portside Peril (Cruise Ship Christian Cozy Mysteries Series #2) by Hope Callaghan

Aimee Leduc Investigations:

Murder in the Marais (Aimee Leduc Investigations, #1) by Cara Black Murder in Belleville (Aimee Leduc Investigations, #2) by Cara Black

Cupcake Bakery Mystery:

Sprinkle with Murder (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay Buttercream Bump Off (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #2) by Jenn McKinlay


message 25: by Claire (new)

Claire | 6 comments Want to join for July, hope I'm not too late!

Claire's July Picks:

Lilian Jackson Braun's The Cat Who Series:
The Cat Who Could Read Backwards (Cat Who..., #1) by Lilian Jackson Braun The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern (Cat Who..., #2) by Lilian Jackson Braun

Ali Brandon's Black Cat Bookshop Series:
Double-Booked for Death (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #1) by Ali Brandon A Novel Way to Die (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #2) by Ali Brandon

Kate Carlisle's Bibliophile Series:
Homicide in Hardcover (Bibliophile Mystery #1) by Kate Carlisle If Books Could Kill (Bibliophile Mystery #2) by Kate Carlisle

Juliet Blackwell's A Witchcraft Mystery Series:
Secondhand Spirits (A Witchcraft Mystery, #1) by Juliet Blackwell A Cast-Off Coven (A Witchcraft Mystery, #2) by Juliet Blackwell

Carolyn G. Hart's Death on Demand Series:
Death On Demand (Death On Demand, #1) by Carolyn G. Hart Design For Murder (Death On Demand, #2) by Carolyn G. Hart


message 26: by Lindy-Lane (last edited Jul 08, 2016 06:39PM) (new)

Lindy-Lane (moonbacklit) | 58 comments Nell wrote: "LIndy-Lane's choices:*

Charmed Pie Shoppe by Ellery Adams
Pecan Pies and Homicides (A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery #3) by Ellery Adams Lemon Pies and Little White Lies (A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery #4) by Ellery Adams

Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails by L..."


thought i had listed 5 series with the original post that you needed to repost. here they are in this post:

charmed pie shoppe by Ellery Adams
Pecan Pies and Homicides (A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery #3) by Ellery Adams Lemon Pies and Little White Lies (A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery #4) by Ellery Adams

hayley powell by Lee Hollis
Death of a Kitchen Diva (Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails Mystery, #1) by Lee Hollis Death of a Coupon Clipper (Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails Mystery, #3) by Lee Hollis

gaslight mystery by Victoria Thompson
*picked for me by jill t.
Murder on Gramercy Park (Gaslight Mystery, #3) by Victoria Thompson 7.2
Murder on Washington Square (Gaslight Mystery, #4) by Victoria Thompson 7.7

white house chef by Julie Hyzy
Eggsecutive Orders (A White House Chef Mystery, #3) by Julie HyzyForeign Éclairs (A White House Chef Mystery #9) by Julie Hyzy

claire molloy by Joan Hess
Pride v. Prejudice (Claire Malloy, #20) by Joan Hess A Holly, Jolly Murder (Claire Malloy, #12) by Joan Hess



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Nell | 2571 comments Mod
Sharon's choices

Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
Birds of a Feather (Maisie Dobbs, #2) by Jacqueline Winspear Pardonable Lies (Maisie Dobbs, #3) by Jacqueline Winspear

Phryne Fisher by Kerry Greenwood
Ruddy Gore (Phryne Fisher, #7) by Kerry Greenwood Urn Burial (Phryne Fisher, #8) by Kerry Greenwood

Bed and Breakfast by Mary Daheim
Dune to Death (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries, #4) by Mary Daheim Bantam of the Opera (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries, #5) by Mary Daheim

Claire Malloy by Joan Hess
A Diet to Die For (Claire Malloy, #5) by Joan Hess Roll Over and Play Dead (Claire Malloy, #6) by Joan Hess

Bibliophile mysteries by Kate Carlisle
Peril in Paperback (A Bibliophile Mystery, #6) by Kate Carlisle A Cookbook Conspiracy (A Bibliophile Mystery, #7) by Kate Carlisle


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Nell | 2571 comments Mod
Pairs are posted in message #3. Please pick a series for your partner.


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Anna Catharina | 219 comments Claire wrote: "Want to join for July, hope I'm not too late!

Claire's July Picks:..."


Hi Claire,
I choose Ali Brandon's Black Cat Bookshop Mysteries for you. I read the first two books and I liked them (and I adore Hamlet, the black cat :D). Hope you like this serie as much as I do!


Hilary (A Wytch's Book Review) (knyttwytch) | 863 comments Nell wrote: "Sharon's choices


Bibliophile mysteries by Kate Carlisle
Peril in Paperback (A Bibliophile Mystery, #6) by Kate Carlisle A Cookbook Conspiracy (A Bibliophile Mystery, #7) by Kate Carlisle"


Sharon I pick the Bibliophile Books for you - enjoy!


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Sharon Bo (sharonlpb) | 234 comments Hi, everyone. I'm looking forward to joining the group. I want to thank Nell for getting my picks listed and for helping me learn my way around.
For Barbara, I pick the Goldy Bear series. I've read most of them and enjoyed them. I hope you try some of her recipes. too.


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Troll Girl | 33 comments Hilary, I am picking Red Carpet Catering series for you. Happy Reading!!


Hilary (A Wytch's Book Review) (knyttwytch) | 863 comments Troll wrote: "Hilary, I am picking Red Carpet Catering series for you. Happy Reading!!"

Thank you Troll - this is new to me but it sounds fun!


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Sharon Bo (sharonlpb) | 234 comments Thanks, Hillary. I'vr read a few in the series out of order. I'm going to try to bridge the gap.


message 35: by Nell (new)

Nell | 2571 comments Mod
Jennifer - I pick Juliet Blackwell's Witchcraft series for you.


message 36: by Jackie (new)

Jackie | 26 comments Jennie-I pick the Mae Fox series for you. I had that on my TBR so I will be anxious to see what you think of the series. I have now added some more books to my shelf! Enjoy!


message 37: by Lindy-Lane (last edited Jun 21, 2016 05:46AM) (new)

Lindy-Lane (moonbacklit) | 58 comments jackie- i pick the aimee leduc investigations series by Cara Black for you. they look very interesting and now they are also on my tbr shelf.


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Good Morning, April!
I would like to pick Cleo Coyle, Coffeehouse mysteries for you!
The Coffeehouse mysteries are the books that brought me back to a long stint away from cozy mysteries! I do hope you enjoy them!

Enjoy Your Day, April
=)


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April | 3 comments Shellii wrote: "Good Morning, April!
I would like to pick Cleo Coyle, Coffeehouse mysteries for you!
The Coffeehouse mysteries are the books that brought me back to a long stint away from cozy mysteries! I do ho..."


Thank you!! I will have to finish my book I just started quickly so I can jump in!


Kay (Brigidsmomma) Compton (brigidsmomma) | 122 comments Connie N. wrote: "I'm in despite being behind on previous months."

Connie, I pick Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum for you. Enjoy!


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Tracie | 28 comments Hi Anne,
I pick Mrs. Jeffries for you this month. It is a series favorite of me and my daughters and we always have it in reserve when we're in between cozy series. I hope you enjoy!!!


message 42: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 491 comments Thanks, Kay. I've never yet been disappointed with a Stephanie Plum book, so I look forward to reading more of them!


message 43: by Connie N. (last edited Jun 21, 2016 08:16AM) (new)

Connie N. | 491 comments Connie picks for Troll

Troll, I pick the White House Chef series for you. I've enjoyed the several I've read from that series. Ollie is always fun. And the look behind the scenes at the White House kitchen is fascinating.


message 44: by Jackie (new)

Jackie | 26 comments Lindy-Lane wrote: "jackie- i pick the aimee leduc investigations series by Cara Black for you. they look very interesting and now they are also on my tbr shelf."

Thanks Lindy-Lane. Paris is one of my absolute favorite places, so it will be great to read this series. I always end up adding more books when I look at the listings of others!!


message 45: by April (new)

April | 3 comments Karen,
Good morning! I am choosing Kate Collins' 'Flower Shop' series for you. I have seen a couple of the movies on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel. I enjoyed those, but you know, the books are ALWAYS better! :)


message 46: by Troll (new)

Troll Girl | 33 comments Thanks, Connie! I am shooting to finish 3rd and 4th book in the series in July.


message 47: by Jill (new)

Jill Tool | 120 comments Hi Lindy - Lane,
For you I pick: gaslight mystery by Victoria Thompson. I really enjoy this series, I hope you do also! Happy reading


message 48: by Jeannie (new)

Jeannie Hasenkamp | 47 comments Shellii wrote: "Shellii's Choices:

A Wishcraft Mystery series by Heather Blake
The Goodbye Witch (A Wishcraft Mystery, #4) by Heather Blake Gone With the Witch (A Wishcraft Mystery #6) by Heather Blake

Stormy Day Mystery series by Angela Pepper
[bookcove..."



message 49: by Jeannie (new)

Jeannie Hasenkamp | 47 comments Shellii I pick the Heather Blake series for you. I have read some of her other books and enjoyed them. I haven't read these yet. Let me know what you think of them. Have fun.


message 50: by Jeannie (new)

Jeannie Hasenkamp | 47 comments Thank you Jackie. I am looking forward to reading these. They sound good and I will let you know what I think of them after I read them. Thank you again and have fun with this months picks. Jeannie


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