Fresno Bully Rescue: Senior Month

by Terese Shaw

November is National Senior Pet month, a time dedicated to appreciating senior pets. It's true that adopting a pitbull is a wonderful and selfless experience. However, when most people think of adoption, they envision choosing a puppy or a younger dog. We would like to take this opportunity to promote some of our wonderful senior residents in search of adoption.

Baking Spirits Bright By Sarah Fox: Review/Giveaway

by Sandra Murphy

Larch Haven, Vermont is made for winter. It’s like an Italian city was transplanted into frigid temperatures. There are frozen canals to skate your way around town, the restaurant is called The Gondolier, the chocolate shop features chocolate gondolas filled with truffles. When Christmas is just around the corner, trees and windows are twinkling with lights, and a baking competition is underway. It seems everything is perfect.

Food & Christmas Mysteries!

by Sandra Murphy

We have reviews of 2 food related mysteries this week, and one of them is set at Christmas time-Case of the Bleus by Korina Moss and Death by Peppermint Cappuccino by Alex Erickson. Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win a copy of both books and links to purchase them from Amazon at the end of each review--you may not see those links if you have adblocker.

Mystery Coming Attractions: December 2023

by Shawn Stevens

As winter wraps us in its chilly embrace, what better way to warm your heart and your imagination than with a collection of delightful mysteries? Here is a selection of gripping whodunits, heartwarming tales, and festive whodunnits to cozy up with by the fireplace. So grab a cup of hot cocoa, snuggle up under a warm blanket, and let's dive into the December reads that are bound to keep you turning those pages.

Blithe Spirit Presented by Encore Theatre

by Lorie Lewis Ham

Looking for some laughs and entertainment to help relieve the stress of the holidays? Look no further than Encore Theatre and its upcoming production of the classic Noël Coward comedy Blithe Spirit, playing December 1-16. This ghostly comedy is the perfect show to warm up you and your family this holiday season.

Steven’s Eventful October Recap

by Steven Sanchez

My, oh my, this past October was an exciting month for events in the Central Valley. With the fall weather and the upcoming holiday season, everyone was excited to be out and about. There was a big selection of events to choose from, such as concerts, stand-up comedy shows, and sporting events. Most of those events were offered by The Big Fresno Fair. October is the month of Halloween, and the Valley definitely was given a major treat with events that were sweeter than candy.

Thanksgiving Mystery Special Giveaway!

by Lorie Lewis Ham

This week we are having a special mystery giveaway for Thanksgiving week! We are giving away signed copies of three books in Catie Murphy's Dublin Driver Mystery Series! The winner will receive signed copies of Dead in Dublin, Death on the Green, and Death of an Irish Mummy! Below are their Amazon descriptions, and after those, details on how to win a copy of all 3 books and links after each book to purchase them.