A Book Couple and their book guest post ~ The Bookkeeper’s Apprentice

Posted February 22, 2016 by Michelle in And A Book / 4 Comments

Couple and Book

Cuddle up with one of my favorite bloggers as they share with you
their favorite Book Couple and their book.

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Mystery

The Couple and The Book…

I’ve loved mysteries for as long as I can remember. As a kid, I was hooked on Encyclopedia Brown and Usbourne Mysteries. In high school, I traded Joan Lowery Nixon’s books with my friends. Now, I can’t get enough of cozy mysteries and psychological thrillers.
One series I always find myself returning to is the Death on Demand mystery series by Carolyn G. Hart. The protagonist, Annie, runs an independent mystery bookstore on a small island. Because of Annie’s profession, established mystery authors are frequently referenced. Entire books are centered around a celebration for Agatha Christie’s birthday, or a class about great female mystery writers.
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And then there is the burgeoning romance, developed and solidified over every book in the series. Max is confident, almost cocksure, having grown up in a world of wealth and privilege. Annie is determined, headstrong, and fiercely independent. What might seem as a clash of egos and a recipe for disaster instead becomes a tender, loving attraction that readers get to watch develop from the very first meeting.
What I especially love is that Annie and Max are very much their own people. They weren’t looking for someone to complete them. In each other, they found an equal partner, someone who supported them and didn’t try to change them.
Plus, they’re an amazing team at solving the trickiest mysteries!

About the Guest

Becca is a blogger at The Bookkeeper’s Apprentice
I’m an English major and Pre-K teacher with a dog named Sherlock. I collect Agatha Christies and anything Sherlock Holmes. I’m a lifelong reader, but have been blogging for about six months. My favorite genres are mysteries and true crime. I post a lot of book reviews, as well as themed posts, including my ongoing Five Friday Alphabet Series. A fun fact about me is that I’ve had the same favorite book for 20 years-The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin.
 Stop by her blog and say hello.

 

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About Michelle

I am a mom to two pretty amazing kids, three pretty cute fluffy children and a wife to one adorable husband. I am a gamer, reader and a graphic designer with 20 years experience. I recently started my own business "Limabean Designs" to help other bloggers, authors and anyone else create amazing things that they would be proud to show off. I have been reading since forever and started blogging because I love sharing all the awesome books this world has to offer. I am also the co-host for the COYER Challenge, Reading Assignment Challenge, Author Luv, Bloggiesta and the Bookish Resolutions Challenge. I try to create a warm welcoming environment on my blog where authors, readers, and bloggers will have a great time. Let’s chat books, games, blogging, recipes, design, or family over a cup of coffee and a glass of wine!

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4 responses to “A Book Couple and their book guest post ~ The Bookkeeper’s Apprentice

  1. Ah, cozy mystery is a genre I’ve not ventured into much. Which is funny since I too enjoyed Encyclopedia Brown as a kid and then graduated to Agatha Christie. 🙂 I’ll have to check out this series – it’s really appealing since Annie runs a bookstore and is so headstrong. She and Max do seem like a great, if unlikely, couple.

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  2. I’ve been reading more cozies and even have a few psychological thrillers on my list, which is kinda new for me. Nice post- these look like fun. I love the idea of an indie bookstore devoted to mysteries- we have one of those in a town a few hours away and it’s awesome to go in there and see all msyteries all the time. 🙂

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