Ten Cozy Mysteries for the First Half of 2022

2022 has officially arrived … somehow. And while I’d like to talk about new beginnings and all the bright things I’m hopeful for this year, I keep thinking of one of my grandmother’s refrains: however your year opens is how it will close. If that turns true, then I’m taking the year off. See y’all in 2023.

Ten Picture Books for a Spooky Little Halloween

Witches, goblins, ghosts galore—Halloween is here once more! Yes, that’s right. Here in my cozy reading nook, the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting chillier, and I’d love nothing more than to curl up under a big blanket and spend the afternoon reading books … Well, that last part isn’t really different from all other times of year, but still, all other signs point to Halloween being right around the corner.