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Topic: 2017 Cozy Mystery Challenge (List Only)

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  1. First in Series—Read the first book in a cozy series.
  2. Nice to Meet Your- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).
  3. Flower Power- Read a Cozy with a Flower on the cover.
  4. Those Teen YearsHalf in Love with Artful Death - Bill Crider. Finished 4/30/17.  4.5 stars.
  5. Pets Not Allowed—Read a cozy that does not have an animal on the cover.
  6. Murder!!!  - Read a cozy with Murder in the title.
  7. Master Chef – Read a cozy that involves cooking or baking.
  8. No Place Like Home—Read a cozy in which the main character goes back to the area they grew up in or vacationed in when they were young.
  9. The British Isles- Read a cozy set in England, Wales, Scotland or Ireland.
  10. Pink or PurplePassing Strange - Catherine Aird. Finished 7/9/17. 3.5 stars. Well written, but slow going.
  11. Make up your own category (Maybe we will find some new ones for next year)


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  1. First in Series—Read the first book in a cozy series.
  2. Nice to Meet You- Read a cozy by a new to you author (many cozy authors write under several names and that is okay to use one of those).
  3. Flower Power- Read a Cozy with a Flower on the cover.
  4. Those Teen Years. Read a cozy that was published between 2013 and 2017.
  5. Pets Not Allowed—Read a cozy that does not have an animal on the cover.
  6. Murder!!!  - Read a cozy with Murder in the title
  7. Master Chef – Read a cozy that involves cooking or baking.
  8. No Place Like Home—Read a cozy in which the main character goes back to the area they grew up in or vacationed in when they were young.
  9. The British Isles- Read a cozy set in England, Wales, Scotland or Ireland.
  10. Pink or Purple- Read a cozy with Pink or Purple (any shade) on the cover.
  11. Make up your own category (Maybe we will find some new ones for next year)

Bonus Category

So Many Cozy Authors Are There?- Read a book by as many different Cozy authors as you can find. (You can go back to Agatha Christie all the way to present day)

1. First in Series:

  • No Farm, No Foul ~ Peg Cochran
  • A Dark and Stormy Murder ~ Julia Buckley

2.  Nice to Meet You

  • America the Beautiful ~ Laura Hayden

3. Flower Power

4  Those Teen Years:

  • Deck the Hallways ~ Kate Carlisle  2016

5. Pets Not Allowed:

  • Ghost Times Two ~ Carolyn Hart

6. Murder!!

7. Master Chef

  • Final Fondue ~ Maya Corrigan
  • The Big Chili ~ Julia Buckley

8. No Place Like Home

  • Hearse and Gardens ~ Kathleen Bridge

9. The British Isles

10. Pink or Purple

11.Make Up Your Own Category

Bonus: So How Many Cozy Authors Are There?

  1. Amanda Lee   ~  Better Off Thread
  2. Sofie Kelly     ~  Paws and Effec
  3. Leslie Budewitz ~ Guilty as Cinnamon
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moving this up!

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