Thursday, February 2, 2017

Book Review & Giveaway ~ Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke ~ 2/2/17

 
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Blurb:
 
 Hannah Swensen already has her hands full, between dodging her mother's attempts to marry her off, and running Lake Eden, Minnesota's most popular bakery, The Cookie Jar. But when the Cozy Cow Dairy's beloved deliveryman is found murdered behind Hannah's bakery with her famous Chocolate Chip Crunchies scattered around him, Hannah sets out to track down a killer. The more Hannah snoops, the more suspects turn up. This is one murder that's starting to leave a very bad taste in Hannah's mouth, and if she doesn't watch her back, her sweet life may get burned to a crisp.    

My Thoughts:
 
This was the first cozy mystery I've read in a long, long time.
 
I've watched the Hallmark rendering of this story and really enjoyed it.  I like to see the differences that are made when a book is made into a movie.
 
I enjoyed getting to know Hannah, The Cookie Jar and Eden Lake/Lake Eden :)
 
I have to say that I did NOT have the whodunit figured out.  lol
 
I loved all the recipes that are in the book.  I'll have to give some of them a try.  I'm just afraid that I'll eat them and that won't be very good news for my "Weigh-In Wednesday" post!
 
I look forward to reading (and watching) more of this series.
 
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I'm giving away my copy of this book!


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The giveaway will run until 11:59pm EST, February 8, 2017.  The winner will be emailed on February 9th.


 
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11 comments:

  1. I've heard of Joanne Fluke but never read anything she's written. I'd love to start with this one. You can contact me at we3camayas@yahoo.com. Thank you.

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  2. I love reading cozy mysteries, especially when the guilty person is hard to figure out. This sounds like a fun book for winter reading.
    I am an e mail subscriber to your blog.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    marypopmom (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  3. I am looking to expand my reading knwoledge to more adult fictions, so I am adding Joanna Fluke to my list! Mysteries can be fun, espeically light-hearted ones like this. You can contact me stuck (dot) christina (at) gmail (dot) com.

    PS I found this from Semicolon!

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  4. Hello! I have been waiting to hear what you thought of this book, glad you enjoyed it, it sounded intriguing, and as though it would fall into the category of what my husband and I call a friendly murder if you know what I mean, not too horrific, just fictional. Don't enter me please because I have too many books to read already. I do follow you though on bloglovin just to give you an idea!

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  5. Sounds like a murder mystery with a bit of humor. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  6. I love these movies so much and have been wanting to start the series! Thank you for the giveaway! :D
    owl.love.27(at)gmail(dot)com

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  7. My husband and I both enjoyed the first 10 or so books but they went downhill after that. The movie adaptations are fun but we don't love what they did with either Hannah or (especially) Norman. Thanks for sharing this at Booknificent Thursday on Mommynificent.com!
    Tina

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  8. Oh my. Sounds deliciously exciting!

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  9. Hi, thanks for leaving your link on the LMMLinkup this week and sharing your review and giveaway. I love recipes. I also subscribed. marykatbpcsc45 @ gmail.com

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