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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 an Author Mentor Match R9 mentor. Their debut mystery novel BOARD TO DEATH is forthcoming from Kensington Books. Twitter: @cjconnorwrites |

8 of the Best Romance Books With Action

Following The Lost City, action romance books are having a moment! Find the best romance books with action subplots for your summer reads, including the upcoming Raiders of the Lost Heart by Jo Segura.

15 of the Best New Cozy Mysteries Coming Out in the Second Half of 2023

Grab your TBR. You'll be adding a whole host of great upcoming cozy mysteries to it for a delightfully murder-y summer + fall.

The Best New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Out June 2023

This list of sci-fi and fantasy books out this June feature everything from robot-filled dystopian futures to magical murder mysteries. Start with The Moon Represents my Heart by Pim Wangtechawat.

40 of the Most Anticipated Beach Reads of 2023

Find 40 of the best beach reads 2023 has to offer, including Summer Reading by Jenn McKinley, organized by release date so you know when you'll be able to find them.

10 of the Best Romance Books Coming Out in May 2023

May is a great month for romance releases, from bodyguard and K-pop romances to a friends-to-lovers love story in the English countryside like Wild Things by Laura Kay.

8 of the Best LGBTQ-Inclusive Books About Parenting and Pregnancy

These LGBTQ parenting and pregnancy books books are written for and in many cases by LGBTQ parents, from help guides to memoirs and poetry.

What is a RomCozy? 10 Books that Bring Together Romance and Cozy Mystery Tropes

Get to know the sub-genre of romcozy and some of the excellent examples of romance-centric cozy mysteries.

8 of the Best Romance Books Starring a Married Couple

While most romance novels focus on two characters who fall in love over the course of the story, the “marriage ...

Must-Read Literature by Transgender and Non-Binary Authors

What works constitute some of the must-read literature by transgender and nonbinary authors? Here are 22 places to begin–or expand.

The Best Book Nooks to Decorate Your Shelves

These imaginative book nooks have themes that range from classic literature, cozy libraries, and dice set storage cases.