Jun 5, 2016

Sunday Salon: Eye-Catching Book Covers

 I received another copy of this book, which I blogged about in April of last year

Girl in the Moonlight by Charles Dubow, a contemporary novel about a young man and his obsession over time with a tantalizing girl who refuses to commit to a relationship with any of her lovers.  Cesca changes over time in the book, from a frivolous girl to one who finds more meaning in her life. 

This historical mystery novel I will be reading for a TLC book tour in July:
The Ninja's Daughter: A Hiro Hattori  Novel by Susan Spann, to be published August 2, 2016 by Seventh Street Books
Autumn, 1565: When an actor's daughter is murdered on the banks of Kyoto's Kamo River, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo are the victim's only hope for justice. This is the fourth in the historical mystery series set in Japan.

I've just finished reading a winery cozy mystery set in northern California, which I gave  a thumbs up for characters, setting, and plot:
Ripe for Murder: Cypress Cove Mystery #2 by Carlene O'Neil, published March 1, 2016.
Penny Lively loves running her family’s winery. When she’s approached to invest in a new train line through wine country, Penny and her winery manager, Connor, hightail it to a lavish resort to hear the details. And murder ensues....

I have a similar mystery on my shelves, this one set in a small olive plantation in Georgia!
One Foot in the Grove by Kelly Lane is the first in the series set in the Knox family's olive farm. Published in January 2016. 

Setting in a cozy is key, don't you think? Not to mention clever titles and eye-catching covers. What are you reading this week?

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  1. Yes, setting makes a cozy mystery for me.


  2. Wonderful books, always fun coming here.

  3. Great book choices this week. I'm getting ready to start My Lady Jane. Hopefully we'll both enjoy our choices ;)
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  4. The Ninja's Daughter looks good; you know how we like books set in Japan!

  5. I love Japanese books, The Ninja's daughter sounds great but that cover does give me the creeps a little!!

    Have a good week!

  6. I love the cover of The Ninja's Daughter and sounds like a great read!

  7. These covers are gorgeous! I hope your weekend has been relaxing, Harvee.

  8. I love that cover of Girl in the Moonlight, and it sounds like an interesting read. And Ripe for Murder- same deal. Love that cover too- cozies do have the best covers. :)

  9. Ooh, these all look good, but I'm especially in the mood for the wine country cozy. Thanks! Here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES

  10. The cozies look good.

    I like the cover on The Ninja's Daughter.

    Have a great reading week.

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  11. I like these covers.

    In particular The Ninja's Daughter is striking. I find the contrast between back and white effective and striking. There is also an air of mystery to it.


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