Giveaway from Author Diane Kelly

The amazing Diane Kelly and I have paired up for a fun Facebook post comparing the cats in our books--it's a fictional "catfight." To celebrate being Berkley publishing sisters, she is very generously giving away 3 copies of MIMI LEE GETS A CLUE (book 1 in my Sassy Cat series):https://www.facebook.com/DianeKellyBooks/posts/4347437068605867 (Giveaway not affiliated with Facebook.) … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Matcha Donut

Matcha donut: doughtnut with green tea glaze I found a matcha donut at my local bakery! I'm excited whenever I find anything green tea-flavored. Along with the special glaze, this doughnut featured matcha sugar crumbles. Overall, it was a lovely treat, but there was only a subtle hint of tea flavor. It definitely needs to kick up the tea factor! … [Read more...]

Lefty Award Nomination

A quick post to say that Mimi Lee Gets A Clue was nominated for a 2021 Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery Novel! https://leftcoastcrime.org/2022/Awards.html … [Read more...]

On Author Blurbs

Ever wonder about those quotes by authors you find on books? Having been asked to write some recently, I blogged about my thoughts on Writers Who Kill. See the post here: https://writerswhokill.blogspot.com/2021/01/thoughts-on-blurbing-by-jennifer-j-chow.html … [Read more...]

Festive Reading

"A new challenge is near." (fortune cookie saying) Here's how I celebrated during my much-needed break from writing over these last few weeks. I read. For fun! Sometimes I like measuring my vacations by the number of books I've read. It gives me an indication of how much lovely time I spent between the pages of a book. Also, it fuels that inner competitive streak in me. (In elementary school, I once won a reading contest hands-down--and got handsomely rewarded with a gift card to a local … [Read more...]

Season’s Greetings from a Younger Me

We have a group post on Chicks on the Case. See our fun holiday postcards with baby pics of us! https://chicksonthecase.com/2020/12/18/happy-ho-ho-holidays-2/ … [Read more...]

Book Club Day!

Hi, Folks! I'm at Chicks on the Case today talking about Mimi Lee Gets A Clue. Come check it out: https://chicksonthecase.com/2020/12/11/chicks-book-club-mimi-lee-gets-a-clue-by-jennifer-j-chow/ … [Read more...]

Book Review: Real Men Knit

Real Men Knit 5 stars Genre: Contemporary romance I love the premise of this book with the Strong brothers running a yarn shop. This slow-burn romance really works with the two main leads. More than that, I really appreciated how Jackson weaves in authenticity about Harlem, the myriad obstacles facing the characters, and the strength of community.A winner of a romance, woven with sweet heat and much heart Find more of my book ratings and reviews here. … [Read more...]

Book Friday

My fellow 2020 Debuts authors are hosting a festive #BookFriday this year! Join us on The Write Review and Linda's Book Obsession as we share our suggested book and gift ideas, talk holiday traditions, and get merry! We'll be broadcasting from 10am to 3.30pm ET, with lots of fun holiday chat and BOOKS!!Watch Herehttps://www.facebook.com/Thewritereview/posts/2326151514197127 And download the 2020 Debuts Holiday Gift Guide here: https://2020debuts.com/holiday-gift-guide/ … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Pull Quotes

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