I’ve been a little busier than usual lately. Our daughter is in the process of moving between jobs, and has been home for the last week. It has been great to have her here. We haven’t been doing much as she wanted to use the time at home to regroup (take it easy). It’s been great having her here.
In between spending time with her, I have been working on the Cozy Mystery site. Since I keep a long-running, tentative list of the monthly mystery book new releases on my computer’s desktop, I decided to not wait until I publish the official monthly mystery book new releases list, but go ahead and put the books on the authors’ individual pages as soon as I find out about them. (Hope that makes sense!) That way, if you want to know if a particular favorite author of yours will be publishing a mystery book in the near future, you will be able to find out by looking at his/her page.
I will still be doing the official monthly mystery book new releases entries, but if you absolutely cannot wait until the month before the book is released, you can check to see if your favorite author has something coming out sometime soon.
For example, on September 1 I will be publishing the October 2013 Mystery Book New Releases entry. But, let’s say that you are a fan of Donna Andrews, and you want to find out (before September 1) if she will be publishing something in the near future, you can go to her page and see. Aha, you’re in luck! Donna Andrews is publishing a Christmas theme mystery (Duck the Halls) which I already have on her page. As it turns out, I also already have it on the Christmas theme mystery page with all of the A authors, since it’s a Christmas theme mystery.
Or let’s say you’re a Heather Blake fan, and you want to know if she will be publishing any new mystery books any time soon. Rather than wait until October 1 (when I post the November 2013 Mystery Book New Releases entry) I already have her new Magic Potion Mystery Series posted on her page. That way you will know that her first book (A Potion to Die For) in that series is due to be released.
Actually, I don’t know why I didn’t start doing this a long time ago. I should have been posting the mysteries as I found out about them, not “hoarding” them on my tentative list until the monthly entry. I will blame this on me being very set in my ways, and not seeing the forest for all the books.