Bookstagrammer @annegoodreads

“I loved this and will be reading all of Jennifer Chow’s books.”

Bookstagrammer @crystal.z.lee

“I absolutely adored the intrigue and humor of this series and hope to read the next Mimi Lee mystery novel too!”

Mysteries for the Modern Reader

Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines is on this list!

Bookstagrammer @catinmylapbooks

“This cozy mystery by Jennifer J. Chow delivered in humor and intrigue.”

Praise from Publishers Weekly

About Mimi Lee Cracks the Code: “Chow offers original characters, clever banter, and a laid-back California vibe. This is perfect for lovers of crime-solving animal cozies.”

The Best Cozy Mystery Series to Read Right Now

Sassy Cat Mysteries are featured in this 20 of the Best Cozy Mystery Series

Sister love in books

Mimi and Alice are featured in this Northwest Asian Weekly article.

High-tech mysteries

I’m quoted in this Book Riot article about mysteries with high tech.

Bookstagrammer @kristens_reads

“The mystery within this novel was so well written, and I was left shook at the twist.” 

Mood-Boosting Cozies

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is listed alongside these other great books in BookRiot!

July 2021 Read

Selected by The Page Ladies

A Word With Jennifer J. Chow

On Dru’s Book Musings

Romance Pairs Well with Murder

Interviewed on Murder & Mayhem

Character Interview

Q &A with Mimi Lee

A recommended magical cozy on Crime Reads!

“Jennifer gives the cat THE BEST LINES. I was actually laughing out loud as I read this story (and the rest of the series).”

Bookstagrammer @cozyuptocrime

“New Fave Series Alert…This series is light, hilarious, and just really fun to read.” 

Best Upcoming Cozy Mystery

Mimi Lee Cracks the Code is highlighted in this Book Riot article.

Murder by the Book Mystery Book Club

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is picked by the book club at Worcester Public Library.

BookTok video

Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines video on TikTok.

Bookstagrammer @pagecandy_

“Allow me to recommend the Sassy Cat Mystery Series by @jenjchow! They’re bright, fun, and the mysteries are captivating!”

Cover Reveal

Mimi Lee Cracks the Code is unveiled on Dru’s Book Musings.

Bookstagrammer @itsakittykatslife

“Such a great book…mystery, romance, and a talking cat named Marshmallow”

Mystery Audiobooks for AAPIHM

Both Sassy Cat books are recommended here.

Seven Exciting New Murder Mysteries

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is on this list by BookRiot!

Murder Murder & Mayhem article

About millennial cozy mysteries

Bookstagrammer _nighttimereads Review


BookRiot’s Favorite Animal Stories

Twenty-five wonderful stories, including Mimi Lee Gets A Clue

Escondido Library staff recommendation

“If you’re looking for a fun, light read that includes a brave Asian American protagonist, an intriguing mystery, silly antics, a fast paced plot, and a sarcastic and loveable cat, this book is for you!”

AudioFile Magazine review

About Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines: “Natalie Naudus does a great job bringing key characters to life, both human and feline. She creates a wonderfully funny and believable character in Marshmallow, whose cat-centric asides are peppered throughout the audiobook.”

NYT Bestselling Author Krista Davis recommends Mimi Lee Gets A Clue!

A BookBub rec. 

Bookstagrammer review @readspace1 

Susan says this about Mimi Lee Gets A Clue:
This was wonderful, you can’t help but get swept along with Mimi …”

Featured in BuzzFeed

“17 Cozy Mysteries To Read That’ll Make You Feel Like You Could Solve A Murder”

The Second Line Show

“Cozy Up with a Mystery!” panel; moderated by Nola Nash


My mind tricks for writing

Phyllis Jones Pisanelli Review

“If you need to lighten up your life, check out the Sassy Cat Mystery Series. You’ll be glad you did.”

Kings River Life Review

“Mimi and her clients are the stars of this unique and very entertaining series, which blends telepathic cats, criminal puzzles, family miscommunications, and romantic intrigue.”

Under-the-Radar Books

Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines is on Frolic’s December list. 

A Must-Read Suggestion

A must-read 2020 book for me (along with suggestions from other authors). 

Open Book Society Review

“The fascinating mystery had me stymied, the characters are well-defined, and I appreciated how close-knit Mimi and her family is…I highly recommend this cozy mystery!”

Bookish Gifts Guide

Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines is in NetGalley’s guide of gifts for bookworms

Liz & Lisa

Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines is in Liz & Lisa’s “Best Books” of December Post

Book Riot mention

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is mentioned on this podcast

Fresh Fiction Review

“Well conceived mystery features telepathic feline sleuth”

Writer’s Digest guest post

Sharing some tips about writing cunning cozy mysteries

Jungle Red Writers

Talking about food on Jungle Red Writers

Katie’s Cottage Books

“Mimi Lee, our favorite pet groomer, is back in another fun mystery.”

CrimeReads essay

Adding Magic to Cozies

Northwest Asian Weekly

“In addition to the whodunnit mystery, Chow brings readers into the world of humans and the animals they love.”

Bookshop link

List of notable new releases

Writers Who Kill

WWK interview

Dru’s Book Musing

Interview of Mimi Lee

Writer’s Digest

Q&A by Robert Lee Brewer

IGTV interview

Spoke with Heather Gudenkauf

The Genre Minx

“A cozy mystery that makes you want to sink down into your most comfortable spot and dive right on in!”

Escape with Dollycas

“The author has done a great job with character development, human and feline. Marshmallow again stole my heart.”

Sarahlyn Bruck

Interviewed by Sarahlyn

The Avid Reader

“Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines is a lighthearted cozy mystery with a cute kitten, a matchmaking mama, fun foreign fare, parent problems, a setup sister, one panicky principal. And a cheeky cat.”


My fun article about virtual cuddles

Fresh Fiction

An exclusive interview on the Fresh Fiction blog

Brianne’s Book Reviews

“I found Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines to be a cracking, fun and lighthearted cozy mystery…”

Books A Plenty

“Add in the ‘talking’ cat as well as a new fur baby this book was a fun read that cozy fans are sure to enjoy.”

The Nerd Daily

“[Mimi Lee’s] story is once again full of pet grooming shenanigans,
delicious Malaysian meals with her family, and intense sleuthing missions.”

Diane Reviews Books

Mimi Reads Between the Lines is another great entry
in this cozy cat mystery series. 4 stars!”

The Big Thrill interview

Talking about Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines

OverDrive Recommended Read

Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines is a recommended read!

Anita Kushwaha Interview 

A great Q&A from a fellow 2020 Debuts author.


Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines is on a want-to-read list!

CrimeReads Article

Mentioned in this article about non-traditional crime fiction voices

ManyBooks Interview

I’m talking about cozies & pet groomers in this fun Q&A.

Booklist Review

Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines “will appeal to readers who enjoy Vivien Chien’s Noodle Shop mysteries, with their Chinese American heroines, as well as similar family dynamics and portrayals of savvy businesswomen.”

Crime Writers of Color

Listed alongside other diverse authors with upcoming reading attractions

Publishers Weekly Review

On Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines: “This is catnip for fans of talking cat cozies.”

Cozy Mysteries for Cat Lovers

“This fast-paced, light and fun read features Malaysian-Chinese food, a fun loving family, lots of animals and a solid mystery that will be a challenge to figure out – my kind of mystery!” -Esme Addison, author of A Spell for Trouble

Independent Online Booksellers Association Review

On Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines: “You won’t believe who the killer was!”

Bookseller Happy Hour

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is listed alongside other genre books by Bookshop Santa Cruz

You Are Here Writers

Did a mini video workshop on how to write a series using IGTV.

Quick interview on Chat and Spin Radio

I have a short segment talking about my books on this UK nonprofit station. (Find me at the 34-minute mark.)

PhDiva Review

“A fun and fresh mystery that will certainly help you escape life into sunny California for a day!”

Little Library

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is in the License Plate Library. “Cozy mystery fans, check out this new series! Jennifer J. Chow has created such a fun heroine with an amazing sidekick — Marshmallow, a talking cat!”

Reddit Thread

Achievement unlocked! Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is a recommended read on a Reddit AMA thread.

Kings River Life Magazine

A guest post about the fun of pet research.

Poisoned Pen Blog

“I haven’t loved a cat in a book this much since I read the first The Cat Who Could Read Backwards by Lillian Jackson Braun…” —Sherry Harris

POPSUGAR beach reads

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is #2 on this list of summer must-reads!

Bookstagrammer love

“I highly recommend picking up a cozy mystery like this one, MIMI LEE GETS A CLUE. It’s so funny, I love the romance, and I liked the pet-themed mystery!” 

Booklist blurb

“This fluffy entertainment could prove irresistible.”

Writer Types Podcast

I’m interviewed on this amazing thriller, crime and mystery fiction podcast! 

Book Dragon Blog

Five flames for Mimi Lee Gets a Clue! “This is the perfect evening read when conditions are right for staying inside.”

POPSUGAR’s list of best mysteries from this year

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is on this list!

Mystery and thriller recommendations

Book suggestions from me and fellow authors.

Richland Library-Sandhills Staff Pick

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is on their list! 

Abigail’s Book Addiction

“Looking for a cozy mystery read? Mimi Lee will hook you up with her crazy adventures.”

Los Angeles Public Library Panel for APAHM

On a great panel with other Asian American authors: C.B. Lee (Not Your Sidekick), Mia Hopkins (Deep Down), Sarah Kuhn (Haunted Heroine), Jayci Lee (A Sweet Mess), and Suzanne Park (The Perfect Escape). 

Mystery Recs of Asian American Authors

I’m one of a great list of Asian American authors suggested by Naomi Hirahara

Midwest Book Review

“Fans of animal-centered murder mysteries will love this feisty new protagonist and her animal cohorts.” 

Ten Things I Miss

What I yearn for while sheltering in place in Los Angeles

Q&A on Ravishly

A lovely author interview

Book Interview on Nicki Chen Writes

Fun Q&A with Nicki Chen. Blog post is appropriately titled, “Need Something Fun to Read?”


It’s my turn to blog about a book rec:

Book Riot soothing quiz

What a fun quiz that my book is part of!

Books & Boba podcast

A discussion on the podcast about Mimi Lee Gets a Clue!

Greer Macallister’s #read99women blog

Guest post by Agatha, Anthony, IPPY, and Lefty award-winning author Kellye Garrett, who recommends my book:
“Jennifer’s book has all the cozy/amateur detective staples: a cute cat (this one even talks!), amazing characters, and a great hook in Mimi as a novice pet grooming shop owner. But what I especially love is that she also takes the cozy tropes and turns them on their head.”

Bookshop Santa Cruz recommendations

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is mentioned in “Get Cozy (with your furry babies)”

The Big Thrill Discussion

Roundtable discussion about formula writing

Chicks on the Case

My guest post about cat-titude

Puss Reboots

“This inaugural volume is like a happy blending of the Kitty Couture series by Julie Chase and the Noodle Shop Mystery series
by Vivien Chien.”

Writers Who Kill

“Jennifer J. Chow is a fresh voice on the mystery scene.” 

AudioFile Magazine

Review of the Mimi Lee Gets a Clue audiobook: “Narrator Natalie Naudus makes this lighthearted audiobook fun to listen to as she gives effective expression and voices to each character.”

March & April 2020 Books

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue and other books by Asian authors to support during this time of sheltering in place

The Big Thrill

An author interview for the magazine of the International Thriller Writers

Reader’s Digest Best Reads

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is on this list with thirteen other great books!

Love Romances and More blog

“Once I started reading Mimi Lee Gets a Clue I couldn’t put it down.” -Missy

The Wickeds blog

Check out my guest post & giveaway on the Wickeds!

Cozy Corner Podcast

Interviewed by Alexia Gordon about talking cats and more!

Suanne Schafer’s Blog

Interview about Mimi Lee Gets a Clue and an excerpt on Suanne’s blog

Destination Mystery Podcast

For warmth and humor, this new series hits it out of the park.”-Laura Brennan

Reading with Robin

Facebook Live interview about Mimi Lee Gets a Clue

Nothing is Cancelled Virtual Book Tour

Short video about Mimi Lee Gets a Clue

Escape with Dollycas

“I really enjoyed this fresh take for an amateur sleuth team, not your typical Sherlock and Watson.”

Biblio Happy Hour

Chatting about my latest novel on the Biblio podcast.

Diane Reviews Books

“Marshmallow is a hoot!”

Book Dilettante

“Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is a fun read for dog lovers and mystery lovers alike.”

Beauty Sleuth-Book Diva

“This was a stunner of a new series by Chow.”

Staff Pick for Changing Hands

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is a staff pick at Changing Hands Bookstore.

Overdrive Recommended Reads

Rachel Kray selected Mimi Lee Gets a Clue as a “book of the moment.”

Asian Women of Power podcast

Vivian Tran, May Bugenhagen, Jennifer Tung, and I talk discuss cultural identity, drive, and our passions.

Katie’s Cottage Books review of Mimi Lee Gets a Clue

Final verdict? “5 ***** laugh out loud stars!”

Talking Taiwan podcast

Discussing the significance of February 28th, The 228 Legacy and my other writing

Guest post on Killer Nashville Blog

I wrote about the growth stages of a manuscript (especially all those edits!).

UCLA Writers’ Program Success Story

My new mystery series is featured on the UCLA Extension website. 

CrimeReads’ List of New Mysteries in 2020

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is called “a fabulous addition to the field of cat mysteries.”

Pages as Mirrors

My personal essay about the need for diverse books.

Kirkus review for Mimi Lee Gets a Clue

“A frothy, fun series debut.”

Most anticipated books of 2020

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is on the She Reads list as one of the most anticipated books by women for 2020.

Publishers Weekly review of Mimi Lee Gets a Clue

The first book in the new Sassy Cat Mysteries is called a “sparkling series launch.”

2020 Reading Challenge 

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is on this reading list featuring wonderful books by women of color. Challenge yourself to read 52 books in 52 weeks!

Tips for Aspiring Novelists

Giving out writing advice along with some fellow authors on the Skillshare blog.

Wedding Woes audiobook reviewed on Printed & Bound Book blog

“A fun, well-written cozy mystery.”

Book Riot reading list

The 228 Legacy is listed among other amazing self-published titles.

OjO Interview Series

Find me on Miami mystery writer R.V. Reyes’ blog talking about Robot Revenge.

Great Taiwanese American reads

The 228 Legacy is mentioned alongside a stellar list of great #ownvoices literature.

Dragonfly Dreams is mentioned in Teen Vogue!

Humbled that Dragonfly Dreams is listed among other great Asian-led books that deserve movie adaptations.

Publishers Marketplace and Sisters in Crime newsletter

My new cozy mystery series is mentioned in two newsletters!

BookEnds Author Interview

A “Welcome to BookEnds Literary Agency” interview for me!

The Tao of Self Confidence 

Interviewed by the fabulous Sheena Yap Chan in her podcast

Review of Dragonfly Dreams by Lisbeth Coiman

“I highly recommend Dragonfly Dreams.”

Author Interview on The Writing Life

Questions about Dragonfly Dreams from another award-winning multicultural author, Eleanor Parker Sapia.

Author Interview by L.L. Kane

Linda Lee Kane sits down with me as we discuss Dragonfly Dreams

Book review of Dragonfly Dreams by Carol Early Cooney

“[Chow] successfully branches into Young Adult paranormal.”

Dragonfly Dreams review on Chick Lit Plus

“What an imaginative book about the afterlife! Jennifer J. Chow wrote a magical story!”

Book review of Dragonfly Dreams from Rebecca Lovell Books

“I absolutely loved this book. The characters were easy to identify with and as I got to know them I felt like they were part of my own family.”

Dragonfly Dreams review on Joy’s Book Blog

“Death and the perils of parenting are pretty mature concepts, but ones that teens think about — it’s great to have a book that addresses them.”

Put Pen to Paper

Interviewed on about how and why I write.

Asians Doing Everything

Featured on blog featuring interesting work APIs do around the world.

Escape with Dollycas 

Review: “A really good first effort to start this series.” Also my guest post about escaping to a mystery writers’ convention and a giveaway.

Bayview Change Agent Newsletter

My article, “Our Life Stories Matter,” is featured in the magazine.

Taiwanese Canadian Monthly

My article, “Inspired by Taiwan,” is featured in the magazine on page 20.

Publishers Weekly Review for The 228 Legacy

“This story is touching in its depiction of the characters’ changing relationships… a pleasant read.”

Christa Reads and Writes

“This is a well-written story that intertwines Asian culture and values…”

Dru’s Book Musings

An excerpt from a day in the life with Winston Wong.

Readers’ Favorite Five-Star Review

“J.J.Chow has written a great mystery mixing seniors, video games and quirky characters together in a perfect blend.”

Griperang’s Bookmarks

“This is a perfect book for you to take to the beach for a good day of reading.”

Q&A on Living Life With Joy

Why I adore Winston and more…

Storeybook Reviews 

Participated in #MysteryMonday

A Blue Million Books

Interviewed by Amy Metz, author of the Goose Pimple Junction Mystery Series

Socrates’ Book Reviews 

A spotlight on Seniors Sleuth.

Shelley’s Book Case

“This book was so fun to read and it really brightened my day with the wit and charm that Winston brings…”

Miki’s Hope

Seniors Sleuth is called a “cute read.”

Joy’s Book Blog

An author interview conducted by librarian Joy Weese Moll, plus a book review of Seniors Sleuth.

Author Interview as J.J. Chow

Interviewed by J. David Core on The Lupa Schwartz Mysteries Blog.

Book Review (in Taiwanese)

Post about The 228 Legacy written by Mr. Oo Tiongsiong, Chief Editor for Taiwanese Literature Battlefront. Interview

Profiled on website about how I balance writing and mothering.

Outreach for Taiwan

Mentioned in their blog post about 228.

Northwest Asian Weekly

Interview in “the only weekly English-edition newspaper serving Washington’s Asian community.” Interview

Q & A with tidbits about inspiration for my novel and my tagline.

UCLA Extension Catalog

Featured in the “I Got Published!” section.

Who You Calling Old Podcast

A discussion of my book as it relates to aging issues, like loss of identity, deteriorating health, and caregiver burden.

Foreword Reviews’ Book of the Year Award

The 228 Legacy is a finalist in the multicultural category!

Canaan Taiwanese Christan Church Q&A

Why I broke Asian stereotypes, the interweaving of faith, and more!

Ketagalan Project–Reflection on the 228 Massacre

A formal explanation of the event that inspired my book, alongside my author interview.

Inheritance Magazine

Called an “Author of Reconciliation” in their magazine.

Laurel Mountain Post Review

“Chow neatly weaves the lives of her characters…” A review of my novel in the regional publication that’s been called “The Voice of Pennsylvania” by BBC News (on pg. 26, 33).

Cornell Alumni Magazine

My book listed alongside other Cornell authors’ works.

Eat Sleep Write Interview

Listen to the podcast (click on link above).

Torrance CitiCABLE Interview

Interviewed on Spotlight Torrance (segment starts at 10:41).

UCLA Writers’ Program Blog

Featured as a success story on the UCLA Extension blog.

Pacific Times Article

My book launch and novel described in Chinese.

Interview on Inspiration and Originality Underlined

More on my experience as a writer and the publishing process.
(Also reprinted on

World Journal Article

An article written in Chinese, detailing my book.

Book Review on B. Morrison’s Blog

“While relationships lie at the core of this light, enjoyable read, some weightier issues of history and identity make it stand out.”

Taipei Times Article

Insight into my research and past Taiwan trips.

Asian American Press Article

More on the inspiration behind my novel.

Interview with The Romance of Mystery

Five questions, including one asking about the elements in my novel dearest to my heart.

Angry Reader of the Week

I’m profiled on the Angry Asian Man blog. Find out what unleashes my inner tiger.

Q&A on Jane Porter’s Blog

Find out more about me as I answer the top questions you’ve always wanted to know, like my favorite dessert/snack or my most memorable conference experience.