Best BIPOC New Releases + Beach Reads

Death by Bubble Tea is on Book Riot’s list! 

State of the Crime Novel

Thoughts from Edgar Awards nominees and other special awards nominees (like me)

7 Modern Cozies

On this CrimeReads list! 

Best Cozy Mysteries with Strong Family Ties

Ill-Fated Fortune is highlighted on Shepherd

Food Mysteries for Easter Feast

Recommendations from Kings River Life

10 Completely Captivating Cozy Mystery Books

Ill-Fated Fortune is highlighted in Woman’s World

Best Books That Combine Food and Magic

My book recommendations on Shepherd

The Big Thrill Recommends: ILL-FATED FORTUNE

Ill-Fated Fortune is a recommended read!

Using Magic in Your Manuscript

A guest post on Career Authors

Behind The Fortune Cookie Factory

A personal essay in Criminal Element

Review on Escape with Dollycas

“Chow has given this series a firm foundation with Ill-Fated Fortune. I want to see what she has planned for these characters in the future and where the magic will take them.”

Mystery and Fantasy Make a Magical Blend

I’m referenced in this Murder & Mayhem article

Our Most Anticipated Reads

Ill-Fated Fortune is on this Criminal Elements list for February 2024

10 Questions for Crime Writers of Color

My video answering ten questions about Ill-Fated Fortune

Dru’s Book Musings review of Ill-Fated Fortune

“I enjoyed all aspects of the pleasantly appealing whodunit.”

Beachbum Bookworm channel

Interviewed by the Beachbum Bookworm on YouTube

Most Anticipated Cozy Mysteries of 2024

Ill-Fated Fortune is on Book Riot’s list!

Where to Start with Jennifer J. Chow

An article about my different series from Murder & Mayhem

Cozy Sleuths with Moxie

Mimi Lee made this list on CrimeReads!

15 Most Anticipated Mystery Books 2024

Amy Marie has a list of her most anticipated upcoming cozy mysteries–including Ill-Fated Fortune

Riddles, Rom-Coms, and Crimes

I’m quoted in this Murder & Mayhem article about the hottest trends from 2023. 

Cozy Mystery Jobs

Take this fun quiz from Book Riot–you may get pet groomer (like Mimi Lee) as a match! 

Best Mysteries of 2023

Hot Pot Murder is on Robin Agnew’s list for 2023 in Deadly Pleasures.

Lighthearted Murder Mysteries

Death By Bubble Tea is on this list from Book Riot! 

Stay In and Read with 51 of This Year’s Coziest Mysteries!

Hot Pot Murder is on this Goodreads list!

Cozy Mysteries You Should Be Curling Up With

I’m on this list of cozy mystery recs!

Millennial Crime Capers

Check out these millennial crime fiction books!

What Scares You?

Talking about my fears

We Are What We Read

I’m on Episode 4.

10 Asian Book & Snack Pairings

Guess what Death By Bubble Tea is paired with?

Enchantment & Intrigue

Magical cozy mysteries list by Book Riot

Cinnamon & Sugar

My scallion pancakes recipe featured!

Kings River Life review

“A very welcome AAPI multicultural entry in the mystery genre… a cleverly plotted, character-driven novel full of mouth-watering descriptions by an author whose work has grown stronger with every new entry.”

Fresh Pick

Hot Pot Murder is the Fresh Pick of the day!

Writer’s Digest guest post

10 Rules of Writing a Foodie Mystery

Cooking the Books by Criminal Element

“This second installment of the LA Night Market Mystery series is even more charming than
the first!”

Fresh Fiction Review

“HOT POT MURDER is a highly successful second serving in the L.A. Night Market series.”

Carstairs Considers

5 stars for Hot Pot Murder

Author-Reader Match

Fun matching on Fresh Fiction

Criminal Summer reads

Book Riot’s summer reading list

Cozy Mystery New Releases for June 2023

On the new release list from Book Frolic

Parade Magazine

Quote about Hot Pot Murder: “As charming and delightful as the first…”

Quiz: Can You Match the Mystery Novel to its Opening Line?

Do you remember the opening line for Death By Bubble Tea?

30 Books by Asian Authors to Read in 2023

Hot Pot Murder is on this to-read list. 

International Examiner

Author interview

Mysteries for Romance Fans

The Sassy Cat series is mentioned in this article, including “cute love interest” Josh. 

What is a RomCozy?

Romance and cozy mysteries go together, like in Mimi Lee Gets A Clue.

Kirkus Reviews quote for Hot Pot Murder

“Great characters and a delightful mystery filled with luscious
descriptions of food.”

Content Creators of Crime Writers of Color

(and a mention of Hot Pot Murder!)

105 New Mysteries & Thrillers by Authors of Color

Death By Bubble Tea is on this list!

Cozy Mysteries Set in Big Cities

The LA Night Market Mysteries are mentioned in this CrimeReads article!

Recommended Read from Martinsburg Community Library

“Death by Bubble Tea is a fun, engaging mystery that is sure to keep you reading to discover if Yale and Celine will find the murderer!”

Best Cozy Mystery Books

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is on this great list from SheReads!

Kings River Life Staff Favorites of 2022

Death By Bubble Tea is on here!

Series Delivers Treachery, Tea, and Treats

Mystery Scene interview about the LA Night Market series (plus cookie recipe!)

Most Anticipated Cozy Mysteries

Hot Pot Murder is on this list!

Why Cozy Mysteries Deserve More Respect

I’m quoted in this important article.

Do You Love Only Murders in the Building?

Check out these cozies!

Pets in Cozies

Yay for Sassy Cat Mysteries!

Confessions of a Pop Culture Addict

“I’d recommend this to fans of Best in Show, cozy mysteries, and books with talking animal

Best Cozy Mystery Novels for Readers who Love Culinary Cozies

Death By Bubble Tea is on this culinary cozy list!

Books for the Holidays

My suggested book reads are on this list!

Dessert Cozy Mysteries

Books to satisfy your sweet reading tooth, including Death By Bubble Tea!

Best of Cozies 2022

Thanks for including Death by Bubble Tea, Aunt Agatha!

Best Book Covers of 2022

Death by Bubble Tea is on this Best Book Covers of 2022 list from Book Riot!

Book and Coffee Addict Book Review

“With likeable characters, good pacing, and immersive sleuthing, I highly recommend both
the book and the author, especially if you’re a cozy foodie mystery enthusiast like me.”

Cuddle Up with 42 of This Year’s Cozy Mysteries

Death by Bubble Tea is on this Goodreads’ list of cozy mysteries!

10 Cozy Detective Series You Need in Your Life

Highlights Sassy Cat Mysteries, specifically Mimi Lee Gets A Clue

6 Culinary Cozy Mysteries to Devour

Great culinary cozy audiobooks, including Death By Bubble Tea, narrated by Stephanie Sheh.

16 Charming Cozy Mysteries

BookBub thinks Death By Bubble Tea is a charming cozy mystery!

12 Novels With Recipes In Them

Death By Bubble Tea on this Book Riot list!


Interviewed on Heather Weidner’s blog

Kings River Life review & giveaway

“…introduces two unique, very engaging characters as its leads.”

Mystery Tribune

The first line from Death By Bubble Tea is analyzed.

Mystery Fanfare

Death By Bubble Tea is featured in the new Foodie Fridays column.

Fresh Fiction Review

“DEATH BY BUBBLE TEA is a pure delight.”

Cooking the Books

My cucumber salad is featured in this article from Criminal Elements.

Get Cozy Podcast

I get to be on this fab podcast again and talk about Death By Bubble Tea.

Cookout Quiz for Foodie Fiction

Death By Bubble Tea is in this fun BookRiot quiz!

The Best Mystery Books Featuring Dogs

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is on this canine-loving list.

Must-Read Culinary Cozies 

My listicle of delicious cozy mysteries on Criminal Element

SoCal Indie Bestseller List 

Death By Bubble Tea made it on the SoCal Indie Bestseller List!

The Cozy Corner with Alexia Gordon

I’m interviewed by Alexia Gordon on her excellent podcast. 

Armed with a Book blog

Q&A about Death by Bubble Tea

Cinnamon and Sugar and A Little Bit of Murder Giveaway

“The attention to cultural details in the book and to the well-plotted mystery makes the story flow.”

10 Best Cozy Mystery Books to Binge Read

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is on this binge-worthy list from Collider.

The New York Times review

“Yale and Celine’s growing loyalty to each other, coupled with the warmth of Chow’s prose, adds extra depth, just like the tapioca balls nestled in a glass of bubble tea.”

11 of the Best Mystery, Thriller, and True Crime Books Out in July

Death by Bubble Tea is in Book Riot

The Most Anticipated Books Of July 2022

Death by Bubble Tea is on Bustle’s list

Fresh Fiction Q & A

20 Writerly Questions with me

ITW Inteview

Q&A about Death by Bubble Tea

Booklist review

“These sleuthing cousins will appeal to fans of food-themed mysteries.”

Mystery & Suspense review

“Overall, this was an engaging novel with humor, suspense, a lot of sleuthing, and a little

PJP Reviews

“I really enjoyed reading Death By Bubble Tea by Jennifer Chow.” 4 stars

BookPage review

“Death by Bubble Tea is a heartfelt and delicious mystery that, in a brilliant choice by
author Jennifer J. Chow, centers on a family-run food stall.”

Horoscopes and Book Recommendations

Death by Bubble Tea is in the Virgo section

The Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2022

Death by Bubble Tea is on this summer reads list from CrimeReads

A Day in the Life

Yale Yee is on Dru Ann’s Book Musings

15 Cozy Mysteries Coming Out in the Second Half of 2022

A list by BookRiot

Dru’s Book Musings ~ Death by Bubble Tea

A review by Dru Ann

The Cozy 52

Q&A on Bookfrolic

Books with Pets On the Cover

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is on Book Riot’s list (and my cover artist gets some recognition!)

Chill Out This Summer with A Good Book

Death by Bubble Tea is on this summer reading list from Fresh Fiction.

8 Cozy Mystery Books Featuring Pets

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is on this list for animal lovers.

15 of the Best Mystery Romance Books

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is included on this list from Book Riot!

Murder & Mayhem Interview

Q&A about Death by Bubble Tea

The Mystery Hour with Con Sweeney

Author interview with my avatar in Second Life virtual world

Penguin Random House Lists

Death by Bubble Tea and Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines are in these roundups in honor of AANHPI Heritage Month

Mysteryrat’s Maze Podcast

Excerpt of Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is read by AAPI actor, Reese Herron, on the podcast.