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Sunny Frazier

by Sunny Frazier


Bookstore owner, matchmaker, detective, food blogger, chef, librarian, stationary store owner, and caterer. These ladies do it all!

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Tired of quarantining? I’m prescribing 3 new series and cozies set in the South. Get comfy, curl up with tall glass of sweet tea and put the AC on.

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Hot summer weather makes us yearn for the beach, and what goes with the beach? Beach reads! This month I feature two new books, a new series plus cozies set in beach towns and bookstores. Enjoy!

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While June brings sunshine into our lives, and possibly an end to quarantining, it also brings sad news of the loss of one of our authors. The rest of the titles are all new series for your summer reading.

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Being Coronavirus stuck at home is a good time to start a new series. Check out three I’ve discovered. And, what better way to keep calm than the purr of a kitten (even if one is a witch’s familiar).

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April showers, flowers, and two new mystery series brings in spring. Plus, mysteries with recipes to try for Easter.

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March comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb. That’s why animal mysteries are featured in this month’s edition. Also start your spring reading with three new series hitting the bookstores.

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The way to a man’s heart may be through his stomach, but a way to a reader’s heart is through books about food. Enjoy these culinary delights!

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Start your 2020 with two new series and many favorites cozies while you sip hot chocolate by the fire. Or the heater. Or whatever makes you cozy.

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Welcome 2020 with one of these fresh new series, either for yourself or for someone who likes a good cozy as much as you!

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Get out your reading glasses and pots and pans. Here are delicious cozy mysteries with recipes included!
Have you indulged in Karen MacInerney’s Dewberry Farm series yet? The author has taken recipes included in the first six books and developed a cookbook from Lucy’s Farmhouse Kitchen.

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This month we celebrate Halloween. Several authors put out seasonal books ahead of time, but I saved them up for this column. Have scary fun with them!

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Learning never ends, and libraries and bookstores are your best friend. This month I’m highlighting five mysteries set in these places, and some are haunted or bewitched. Also, check out two new series.

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Cat days, too, with the introduction of a new cat mystery. Also, foodie mysteries to whet your appetite and one sure to put a spell on you. Have a “spirited” summer!

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