Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday Linkups - A Tale of Two Kitties

It's Friday linkup time!  I'm linking up with the Book Blogger Hop hosted by Coffee Addicted Writer, Book Beginnings of Fridays hosted by Rose City Reader, and the Friday 56 hosted by Freda's Voice

This Week's Book Blogger Hop Question:
Do you follow other book blogs and if so, who are your top 3 bloggers?

My Answer:
Oh this is so hard!!  I follow lots of book bloggers and I love them all but in the spirit of the question here are 3 whose posts I always enjoy:

Carole's Random Life of Books - She reviews a wide variety of books and has the Books from the Backlog linkup every Thursday that I really enjoy

Kay's Reading Life - Kay reads so many mysteries spanning all genres and she's seriously dangerous to my TBR.  She also has a Bookish Nostalgia feature where she talks about books she was reading 20 years ago, 10 years ago and so on.  It's fun to get a look at some not quite as bright and shiny books.

Caffeinated Book Reviewer - Kim is one of the most dangerous book pushers around.  Plus, she runs the Sunday Post linkup which is one of my favorites.

This week's book is A Tale of Two Kitties by Sofie Kelly.  This is a new series for me but one I've seen around for awhile.  I'm not usually drawn to cat centered cozies but I do love a punny title and this one is a pretty good one.  Plus, this one involves a twenty year old scandal and I always love a secrets of the past plot!

The Beginning:  
You'd think by now that it wouldn't bother me to step on a body in the middle of the kitchen floor, but I was in my sock feet and the body - missing its head, no surprise - was damp.

My Thoughts:
That's a pretty intense beginning for a cozy and the narrator is very nonchalant about finding a body in the kitchen.  Of course, the next sentence is - With cat slobber - so that explains all that.

The 56:
Roma smiled "I think I'm going to be a cat in my next life."

My Thoughts:
Sometimes that seems like a pretty god idea.

So what do you think?  Who are some of your favorite book bloggers?


  1. Looks fun! I'm not sure I've ever read a cat- centered cozy but I can see it being fun!

  2. YIKES! I read so many neat blogs that I wish I could narrow down three fave book bloggers,(including yours-lol) but that's just too hard. I'm a fan of Kimberly too! Hope your Friday is fab! Hugs...RO

  3. A damp headless body... lol.. ok. I'm curious.
    Happy weekend!

  4. Well, gosh, thanks for the shout-out here, Katherine! I love visiting you all the time too, but yes, my aim in life is to make other people's TBR as long as mine. I'll never stop until I accomplish that. Ha!

  5. This is a fun series my writing partner loves. Three bloggers only to choose from - that would be hard. You did a great job on the three you chose. Learning about bloggers new to you is one of the great perks of blogging! ❤️

  6. Thank you, Katherine! What an honor :) I have been having a great time with the Books from the Backlog link up and am finding lots of books that I kind of forgot that I had. I have never read Sofie Kelly but this one would be worth picking up just for the title and cover. I hope you enjoy it!

  7. I have a lot of favorite bloggers, so here are five of mine down below.

  8. Kitties! I don't mind cat-centered books, although I am not a fan of the ones where they can talk. :-) This does sound cute--and I love a good scandal from the past.

  9. My favourite cat whodunit was The Cat Who Talked to Ghosts - and no, the cats didn't chatter to their owner, but they were a pair of smart Siamese cats whose odd behaviour gave him a clue that things weren't right. It was part of a series and I haven't read any others, but I do keep meaning to return and read some more. I do love the sound of this one, though.

    As for the bloggers - there are so many lovely folks - but I fully endorse your nomination of Kimberly. She is amazing...

  10. I love the cover, buuuuuuuuuut no murder mysteries for me. Ha ha. 😂

  11. Thanks for the shout-out!

    I can't pick my favorite book-blogger. That would be like picking my favorite cupcake!