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message 1: by Patrizia (last edited Aug 10, 2018 07:12AM) (new)

Patrizia | 10 comments Level four (Sleuth Extraordinaire) , option B: Read two books from each sub-genre in level one plus an additional 20 cozy books of your choice (total of 40 books).

1) One from culinary: Sharon Farrow, Blackberry Burial read in January 5*
2) One from animal related: Linda Reilly,Escape Claws read in January 5*
3) One from craft related: Laura Childs, Parchment and Old Lace read in January 5*
4) One from paranormal: Kathi Daley, Finding Answers read in May 4*
5) One from cozy mysteries based outside the US: Melinda Mullet, Death Distilled read in January 4 1/2*
6) One career-based cozy mystery: Kate E. Dyer-Seeley, Natural Thorn Killer read in May 5*
7) One holiday based (set during any holiday):
8) One travel mystery (character could be on a cruise, touring another area, etc.): Maddy Hunter, Dutch Me Deadly read in June 3*
9) One historical mystery: Kate Parker, The Vanishing Thief read in February 3 1/2*
10) Freebie: Kym Roberts, Perilous Poetry read in January 5*
11) One from culinary: Gail Oust, Rosemary and Crime read in January 5*
12) One from animal related: Claire Donally, Hiss and Tell read in February 4*
13) One from craft related: Amanda Lee, Thread on Arrival read in February 5*
14) One from paranormal: H.Y. Hanna, Witch Chocolate Bites read in August 4*
15) One from cozy mysteries based outside the US: H.Y. Hanna Four Puddings and a Funeral read in March 5*
16) One career-based cozy mystery: Denise Swanson, Dead in the Water read in May 4*
17) One holiday based (set during any holiday):
18) One travel mystery:Mollie Cox Bryan, Macramé Murder read in April 4*
19) One historical mystery: Kathleen Ernst, The Light Keeper's Legacy read in August 4 1/2*
20) Freebie: Karen Rose Smith, Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes read in March 5*

21) Freebie: Earlene Fowler, Fool's Puzzle read in January 4 1/2*
22) Freebie: Laura Childs, Oolong Dead read in January 4 1/2*
23) Freebie: Allyson K. Abbott, Murder on the Rocks read in February 5*
24) Freebie: Lena Gregory, Scone Cold Killer read in February 5*
25) Freebie: Tina Kashian, Hummus and Homicide read in March 4 1/2*
26) Freebie: Shari Randall, Curses, Boiled Again!: A Lobster Shack Mystery read in March 4 1/2*
27) Freebie: Mary Marks, Knot What You Think read in March 4 1/2*
28) Freebie: Vivien Chien, Death by Dumpling read in April 5*
29) Freebie: J.C. Eaton, A Riesling to Die read in April 4 1/2*
30) Freebie: Kate Carlisle, Murder under Cover read in April 5*
31) Freebie: Ellery Adams, Murder in the Locked Library read in April 4 1/2*
33) Freebie: Ellie Alexander, Death on Tap read in May 5*
34) Freebie: Kathi Daley, Sixth Cabin read in May 5*
35) Freebie: Bethany Blake, Dial Meow for Murder read in May 4 1/2*
36) Freebie: Lynn Cahoon, Who Moved My Goat Cheese? read in June 4 1/2*
37) Freebie: Krista Davis, Murder Most Howl read in June 4 1/2*
38) Freebie: Kirsten Weiss, The Quiche and the Dead read in June 5*
39) Freebie: Winnie Archer, Kneaded to Death read in June 4 1/2*
40) Freebie: Annette Dashofy, Uneasy Prey read in July 5*


message 2: by Patrizia (last edited May 07, 2018 01:50AM) (new)

Patrizia | 10 comments So far, this is my challenge. For the freebie I put only the books to which I gave at least 4 and a half stars ...

1) One from culinary: Sharon Farrow, Blackberry Burial read in January 5*
2) One from animal related: Linda Reilly,Escape Claws read in January 5*
3) One from craft related: Laura Childs, Parchment and Old Lace read in January 5*
4) One from paranormal:
5) One from cozy mysteries based outside the US: Melinda Mullet, Death Distilled read in January 4 1/2*
6) One career-based cozy mystery: Kate E. Dyer-Seeley, Natural Thorn Killer read in May 5*
7) One holiday based (set during any holiday):
8) One travel mystery (character could be on a cruise, touring another area, etc.):
9) One historical mystery: Kate Parker, The Vanishing Thief read in February 3 1/2*
10) Freebie: Kym Roberts, Perilous Poetry read in January 5*
11) One from culinary: Gail Oust, Rosemary and Crime read in January 5*
12) One from animal related: Claire Donally, Hiss and Tell read in February 4*
13) One from craft related: Amanda Lee, Thread on Arrival read in February 5*
14) One from paranormal:
15) One from cozy mysteries based outside the US: H.Y. Hanna Four Puddings and a Funeral read in March 5*
16) One career-based cozy mystery:
17) One holiday based (set during any holiday):
18) One travel mystery:
19) One historical mystery:
20) Freebie: Karen Rose Smith, Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes read in March 5*

21) Freebie: Earlene Fowler, Fool's Puzzle read in January 4 1/2*
22) Freebie: Laura Childs, Oolong Dead read in January 4 1/2*
23) Freebie: Allyson K. Abbott, Murder on the Rocks read in February 5*
24) Freebie: Lena Gregory, Scone Cold Killer read in February 5*
25) Freebie: Tina Kashian, Hummus and Homicide read in March 4 1/2*
26) Freebie: Shari Randall, Curses, Boiled Again!: A Lobster Shack Mystery read in March 4 1/2*
27) Freebie: Mary Marks, Knot What You Think read in March 4 1/2*
28) Freebie: Vivien Chien, Death by Dumpling read in April 5*
29) Freebie: J.C. Eaton, A Riesling to Die read in April 4 1/2*
30) Freebie: Kate Carlisle, Murder under Cover read in April 5*
31) Freebie: Ellery Adams, Murder in the Locked Library read in April 4 1/2*


message 3: by Patrizia (new)

Patrizia | 10 comments Just add this one:

16) One career-based cozy mystery: Denise Swanson, Dead in the Water read in May 4*


message 4: by Patrizia (last edited May 16, 2018 05:50AM) (new)

Patrizia | 10 comments I just added:
18) One travel mystery:Mollie Cox Bryan, Macramé Murder read in April 4*
(the MC participates in a craft collection, but also is touring the area)

33) Freebie: Ellie Alexander, Death on Tap read in May 5*
34) Freebie: Kathi Daley, Sixth Cabin read in May 5*


message 5: by Patrizia (new)

Patrizia | 10 comments I just added:
4) One from paranormal: Kathi Daley, Finding Answers read in May 4*
35) Freebie: Bethany Blake, Dial Meow for Murder read in May 4 1/2*


message 6: by Patrizia (last edited Jul 07, 2018 05:38AM) (new)

Patrizia | 10 comments Last readings:
8) One travel mystery (character could be on a cruise, touring another area, etc.): Maddy Hunter, Dutch Me Deadly read in June 3*
36) Freebie: Lynn Cahoon, Who Moved My Goat Cheese? read in June 4 1/2*
37) Freebie: Krista Davis, Murder Most Howl read in June 4 1/2*
38) Freebie: Kirsten Weiss, The Quiche and the Dead read in June 5*
39) Freebie: Winnie Archer, Kneaded to Death read in June 4 1/2*
40) Freebie: Annette Dashofy, Uneasy Prey read in July 5*


message 7: by Patrizia (new)

Patrizia | 10 comments I have to do these tasks:
7) One holiday based (set during any holiday):
14) One from paranormal:
17) One holiday based (set during any holiday):
19) One historical mystery:


message 8: by Patrizia (new)

Patrizia | 10 comments 14 ) One from paranormal: H.Y. Hanna, Witch Chocolate Bites read in August 4*
19) One historical mystery: Kathleen Ernst, The Light Keeper's Legacy read in August 4 1/2*


message 9: by Lena (new)

Lena | 85 comments I’m reading Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien right now. I really like it! It seems to be her first published book.


message 10: by Patrizia (new)

Patrizia | 10 comments Excuse me, Lena, I only saw your message just now. I also really appreciated the book of Vivien Chien.


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