Getting Cozy

I became a fan of mysteries when I discovered Agatha Christie during my senior year of high school. Since then, I’ve read everything from Dick Francis to P.D. James to Jo Nesbo.

My sister recently turned me on to cozies. I must admit part of the appeal for me is that so many of them have titles that are plays on words or phrases, e.g., “A Sheetcake Named Desire” and “To Brie or Not To Brie.”

What follows is a post my sister wrote about some of the cozies we’ve read. Enjoy!

Not Inclined To Resign To Maturity

I recently shared a post my sister wrote on her blog of some favorite books she has read. The books are all non-fiction, and though I have read a couple of them, it is my goal to tackle the others on the list.

 I love to read. A book that pulls me in and takes me to new places or offers new perspectives or allows me to feel deep emotion often does so to the exclusion of all else. I will stay up way later than I should, or put off chores that need to be done, just to read the book in question. I have been known to mourn when I finish a great book, just because it is over, or because the next one in a series isn’t out yet.

That being said, let’s get cozy. While I enjoy books that make me think or, gasp, help…

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