Welcome to Booklover’s Bench, a website devoted to bringing good things to readers. We’re delighted to have you here.

Join us in welcoming Judge Debra H. Goldstein to Booklover’s Bench! Debra is the author of One Taste Too Many, the first of Kensington’s new Sarah Blair cozy mystery series. She also wrote Should Have Played Poker and the IPPY Award-winning title, Maze in Blue. Her short stories have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies. You can read more about Debra HERE. We are excited to add her voice to the Bench!

Parting from us will be Karla Brandenberg. We are sad to see Karla go but wish her the best on her future endeavors. Her contributions and presence will be missed, but we’re still friends and hope to see her online often.

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Cheryl Hollon will be a panelist discussing “Why Community is Important to any Cozy Mystery” at Sleuthfest 2019 in Boca Raton, FL, on March 15.

Maggie Toussaint’s Confound It, fifth in her Dreamwalker Mysteries, will release in Large Print in June.

Diane A.S. Stuckart will be speaking and signing at the Broward Regional Library in Coconut Creek FL on March 9 and at SleuthFest in Boca Raton FL March 14-17.

Terry Odell will be on a trip of a lifetime to the Galapagos Islands while Steve “Captain” Marvel is working on the narration of The Mapleton Mystery Novellas.

Nancy J. Cohen is proud to announce that Writing the Cozy Mystery: Expanded Second Edition has been nominated for an Agatha Award.

Debra H. Goldstein will be signing her new book, One Taste Too Many, at both Fiction Affliction and the local Sisters in Crime chapter meeting on March 7 in Greenville, S.C.



Let’s Talk with Cheryl Hollon

Split Personality of a Writer by Cheryl Hollon At our January meeting of Florida Gulf Coast Sisters in Crime chapter, I interviewed one of St. Petersburg’s newest debut authors, Gale Massey. The interview was casual and intended to mimic a conversation. One of the topics we talked about is the split personality aspects of being an author. There’s the actual fingers-on-keyboard writing the book … [Read More...]