Monday, October 7, 2019

Mailbox Monday: Mysteries and Memoirs

Three new books came my way last week:

Beyond a Reasonable Stout: A Sloan Krause Mystery by Ellie Alexander. This is the third mystery in Alexander's cozy Sloan Krause series set in Leavenworth, Washington, a charming Bavarian-like town in the northern Cascade mountains.

Brewer and amateur sleuth Sloan Kraus is back to run Nitro, her craft brewery, and solve the murder of a local politician. She gets some help from her business partner and love interest Garret Strong.

A Cup of Holiday Fear: A Bakeshop Mystery by Ellie Alexander. Yes, Alexander had two book come out almost in the same week! She's on a roll. This one is the latest, the tenth, in her popular Bakeshop Mystery series set in Ashland, Oregon.

There is nothing cozier than a culinary cozy, set at Christmastime, with a murder at a Dickens Feast at a historic inn in a Shakespeare-themed village. Treat yourself!

The Mountains of Paris: How Awe and Wonder Rewrote My Life by David Oates. This new memoir is out now from OSU Press and looks wonderful and uplifting. The back cover says:
In luminous prose, Oates invites readers to share a sense of awe -- whether awakened by a Vermeer painting or a wilderness sojourn, by the night sky, a loved one, or echoing strains of music -- lifting the curtain on a cosmos filled with a terrifying yet beautiful rightness.

What books came into your house last week?

Thanks for joining me for Mailbox Monday, a weekly "show & tell" blog event where participants share the books they acquired the week before. Visit the Mailbox Monday website to find links to all the participants' posts and read more about Books that Caught our Eye.

Mailbox Monday is graciously hosted by Leslie of Under My Apple Tree, Serena of Savvy Verse & Wit, and Martha of Reviews by Martha's Bookshelf.

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