Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters Who Are Fellow Book Nerds

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Kim's Top Ten Books That Have Characters Who Are Book Nerds

I’m going back to one of my favorite genres for this Top Ten list. I have been reading cozy mysteries for years. Cozies and people working in the book field go hand in hand, so here’s a list of ten mysteries with Fellow Book Nerds.

And if you’ve never checked out http://www.cozy-mystery.com, you really should.

1. Chocolate Covered Mystery Series by Kathy Aarons

Michelle Serrano is one of the owners of Chocolates and Chapters, which is a combination bookstore and chocolate shop.

2. Bibliophile Mystery Series by Kate Carlisle

This series features Brooklyn Wainwright, a rare book expert in San Francisco.

3. Emma Lord Mystery Series by Mary Daheim

Emma Lord is the publisher/editor of the Alpine Advocate. This series takes place in Washington’s Cascade Mountains.

4. Cliff Janeway Series by John Dunning

Cliff Janeway is a cop and rare book expert in Denver, Colorado.

5. Haunted Bookshop Mystery Series by Alice Kimberly (aka Cleo Coyle)

Penelope Thornton-McClure runs a supposedly haunted bookstore in Rhode Island.

6. Book Group Mystery Series by Maggie King

Hazel Rose is a romance author and also the co-founder of a mystery book group.

7. Raven's Nest Bookshop Mystery Series by Allison Kingsley (aka Kate Kingsbury & Rebecca Kent)

Cousins and best friends, Stephanie and Clara Quinn run this bookstore, and the series takes place in Maine.

8. Calista Jacobs Mystery Series by Katherine Lasky Knight

Calista Jacobs is a sleuth who is also a children’s book illustrator.

9. Jane Stuart & Winky Mystery Series by Evan Marshall

Jane Stuart is a young, widowed mother and a literary agent. Winky is her tortie cat.

10. Read 'Em and Eat Mystery Series by Terrie Farley Moran

Sassy Cabot and Bridgy Mayfield own the Read ‘Em and Eat, which is a combination bookstore and cafĂ© in Florida.

Who are your favorite book nerd characters?


  1. Ooo, there are some here that I'm not familiar with. Off to goodreads to check them out!

    1. That is wonderful to hear! I love introducing people to new cozy mysteries :)


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