Book Review – Cookie Dough or Die (Cookie Cutter Shop #1) by Virginia Lowell

   Title:  Cookie Dough or Die (Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery Series #1)

Author:  Virginia Lowell

ISBN:  9780425240670

Publisher:  Berkley

 

Synopsis (from BN.com): 

Olivia Greyson is the proud owner of The Gingerbread House-a quaint shop that specializes in all things cookie-and her best friend, Maddie, is her sidekick, baking up scrumptious treats for their cookie-themed parties. But now they must take a break from baking and find a killer, or else their reputation-and quite possibly their lives-will be battered for good.
My thoughts: After having finished a heavy, serial killer novel, I needed to get back into some of my light mystery reading.  This book certainly fit the bill.  I am just a sucker for the cozy genre and I am even a bigger sucker when it is the first book in a new series.  This story follows Olivia Greyson, owner of the ever so cozy and quaint The Gingerbread Shop, a store specializing in all things cookie cutter.  Of course this also entails whipping up some delicious cookies in the kitchen in the back of the store.
Overall, a great, light, easy read.  As with most cozies, yes the book is a bit formulaic and cheesy, but that is what I love about them!  Nothing hard to think about.  Consider it a wonderful way to cleanse your reading palate as you prepare for your next heavy read!
Other Books in the series:
#2 A Cookie Before Dying (2011)
#3  When the Cookie Crumbles (comes out August 2012)
And remember,
Books Are Life,
Heather

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One response to “Book Review – Cookie Dough or Die (Cookie Cutter Shop #1) by Virginia Lowell

  1. Enjoyed your review! I have this book on my “to be read” shelf, and Im looking forward to reading it!

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