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CJ Connor

CJ Connor is a cozy mystery and romance writer whose main goal in life is to make their dog proud. They are a Pitch Wars alumnus and a 2021 Romance Writers of America RAMP mentee. Twitter: @cjconnorwrites | cjconnorwrites.com

9 of the Best 2021 Romantic Comedy Books

Catch up on the best under-the-radar romantic comedy books of 2021, including How to Marry Keanu Reeves in 90 Days by K.M. Jackson, each with covers as breathtaking as the love stories they tell.

It’s the Twilight Renaissance, and We’re Just Living in It

People are once again discussing the series' impact after a dip in popularity during the mid-2010s. But why now, and who's driving it?

26 of the Best Cozy Mystery Series

The best cozy mystery series to pick up right now—like the Ice Cream Parlor Mysteries by Abby Collette—whether you’re new to the cozy genre or a seasoned reader.

9 Eye-Opening Memoirs About Nature and the Environment

These thought-provoking memoirs contain powerful reflection on the natural world and musings on the environment.

9 Funny Mystery Books that Will Make You Die of Laughter

Whether you’re in the mood for a quirky cozy or a some grim humor, these funny mystery books will have you laughing out loud in no time, including Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutano.

How Rereading Lord of the Rings Helped Me Cope With My OCD

Maybe there wasn’t an answer to why I had OCD, anymore than Frodo could find an answer for why he needed to bear the ring.

15 of the Best Upcoming Cozy Mysteries for the Second Half of 2021

Learn more about the best upcoming cozy mysteries that are being released during the second half of this year.

Himbology: The Study of Himbos

What is a himbo? A himbologist provides 3 defining traits and gives reading recommendations for 6 himbos in literature.

15 Fantasy Mystery Books for Readers Craving a Magical Whodunit

Fantasy mystery books are the ultimate escapist subgenre and an absolute delight. Find our favorite recommendations for adult and YA titles, including The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde.

15 Books About Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

Find fictional books about miscarriage, as well as nonfiction and children’s books, that can help address miscarriage and pregnancy loss, including The Library at the Edge of the World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy.