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Review: Crepe Expectations by Sarah Fox

Review: Crepe Expectations by Sarah Fox

When a murder case from the past heats up again, it’s up to Marley McKinney to sort through a tall stack of suspects in the latest Pancake House Mystery . . .   Although it’s a soggy start to spring in Wildwood Cove, the weather clears up just in time for the town to host […]

Review: Tangled Ivy by Ashley Farley

Review: Tangled Ivy by Ashley Farley

Lillian Alexander’s father is dying of cancer. When he rambles on in a morphine-delirium, Lillian can’t ignore the feeling he’s trying to tell her something. At his funeral days later, she encounters ghosts from her past who stir long-suppressed memories from the day her mother died twenty-seven years ago. Why, if her mother’s death was […]

Review: Chocolate a la Murder by Kirsten Weiss

Review: Chocolate a la Murder by Kirsten Weiss

Maddie gets rattled by a candy-coated murder. It’s Wine and Chocolate Days in San Benedetto, and paranormal museum owner Maddie Kosloski has sweet dreams about her new Magic of Chocolate exhibit. Her latest attraction is a haunted Mexican whisk called a molinillo that rattles if someone lies. When Maddie visits the town’s new boutique chocolate […]

Review: The Mother’s Promise by Sally Hepworth

Review: The Mother’s Promise by Sally Hepworth

With every book, Sally Hepworth becomes more and more known for her searing emotional portraits of families—and the things that test their bonds. In The Mother’s Promise, she delivers her most powerful novel yet: the story of a single mother who is dying, the troubled teenaged daughter who is battling her own demons, and the […]

Review: A Dog’s Chance by Casey Wilson

Review: A Dog’s Chance by Casey Wilson

Sometimes the dogs we rescue… also rescue us. A heart-wrenching and beautiful story perfect for dog lovers everywhere. Fans of A Dog’s Purpose, The Art of Racing in the Rain and Marley and Me will be utterly entranced by this gorgeous page-turner. Madison knows her fourteen-year-old daughter Abbie is struggling. She wishes she could give […]

Review: Yeast of Eden by Sarah Fox

Review: Yeast of Eden by Sarah Fox

Winter has come to Wildwood Cove, and riding in on the chill is Wally Fowler. Although he’s been away for years, establishing his reputation as the self-proclaimed Waffle King, the wealthy blowhard has returned to the coastal community to make money, not friends—by pitting his hot and trendy Waffle Kingdom against Marley McKinney’s cozy pancake […]

Review: Of Spice and Men by Sarah Fox

Review: Of Spice and Men by Sarah Fox

With a Hollywood film crew in town to shoot a remake of the horror classic The Perishing, the residents of Wildwood Cove are all abuzz. Even Marley McKinney, owner of The Flip Side Pancake House, can overlook the fact that the lead actress, Alyssa Jayde, happens to be an old flame of her boyfriend. After […]

Review: The Recipe Box by Viola Shipman

Review: The Recipe Box by Viola Shipman

Growing up in northern Michigan, Samantha “Sam” Mullins felt trapped on her family’s orchard and in their pie shop, so she left with dreams of making her own mark in the world. But life as an overworked, undervalued sous chef at a reality star’s New York bakery is not what Sam dreamed. When the chef […]

Review: Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake by Sarah Graves

Review: Death by Chocolate Malted Milkshake by Sarah Graves

The island fishing village of Eastport, Maine, has plenty of salty local character. It also has a sweet side, thanks to Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree, her best friend Ellie, and their waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose. But when island life is disrupted by the occasional killer, Jake and Ellie put their chocolate treats aside to […]

Review: A Death at the Yoga Cafe by Michelle Kelly

Review: A Death at the Yoga Cafe by Michelle Kelly

Keeley Carpenter has found her center. After returning to Befrey, the traditional English village she called home ten years ago, she’s opened her dream yoga café, which doubles as both a yoga studio and a delicious vegetarian café. Even better, Keeley is dating handsome Detective Ben Taylor, and things are beginning to look serious. Too […]