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“Kicking off the season with ugly Christmas sweaters"

Sgt. Quentin Johnson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

It’s the end of November, Thanksgiving is behind us, and we’re kicking off the Christmas season here at Booklovers Bench. That means binging on Christmas movies, cookies, and eggnog. Another highlight is the Ugly Christmas Sweater! It’s time to embrace this holiday fashion staple and get into the festive spirit, whether you’re a fan or not. Join us for some cheer as we gear up for the holidays here at Booklovers Bench.


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On The Bench

Cops and sleuths— our characters dish on their relationships with the police

This month, our characters are describing their relationships with law enforcement. Prickly, fun, romantic, we’ve got them all! Read on and then let us know about your favorite amateur sleuth!

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Latest News

  • Terry Ambrose:

    is once again scheming, plotting, and planning murder as he continues working on the next Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast Mystery.

  • Nancy J. Cohen:

    will be speaking at Indie Author Day on Nov. 4 at 10:30 am EDT, at Ponte Vedra Beach Library, 101 Library Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. https://sjcpls.org/event/indie-author-showcase/

  • Debra H. Goldstein

    will be a panelist at Writing is Not a Crime: A Crime Writing Workshop presented by Sisters in Crime Atlanta on Saturday November 11, 2023 at the Decatur Library, DeKalb County Public Library (215 Sycamore Street, Decatur, GA). The workshop runs from 10-4 p.m. and will feature numerous author experts.

  • Cheryl Hollon:

    will attend the annual Festival of Reading all day on November 11 at the Palladium in downtown St. Petersburg, FL. Tampa Bay Times book editor Colette Bancroft interviews acclaimed authors about their most recent work.

  • Diane A.S. Stuckart:

    is continuing work on her fourth Georgia B&B Mystery, working title SCARED PEACHLESS, for publication in 2024.

  • Maggie Toussaint:

    will be live chatting on Kelly Vaiman’s Cozies, Conversations, and More Facebook page on Wednesday, November 15th at 7:30 p.m. She will also be appearing in person at an Author Meet and Greet at the Old Jail Art Center on Friday, November 17 from 12-2 pm.

  • Lois Winston:

    is thrilled to announce that DROP DEAD ORNAMENTS, the seventh Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery, is now available as an audiobook through Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. Meanwhile, Lois’s narrator is hard at work on the eighth book in the series, while Lois is busy writing the thirteenth book in the series.