DorothyL went on hiatus, and blogging seems to be slowing down this time of year. Everyone seems to have their lists of favorite books, or favorite Christmas food. But, there are a few tidbits to share this week.
Janet Rudolph collected, and compiled, The Best Mysteries of 2009 lists from a number of reviewers, bloggers, and bookstores. It's a great place to pick up titles you might have missed during the year. You can find it here.
Do either of these book covers look familiar?
I gave away Mark Coggins' book just last week. And, I reviewed Death Was in the Picture. But, both books are being recognized for another reason, their cover art. The Rap Sheet is holding it's annual "Best Crime Fiction covers" competition, and you can vote. Pick your favorite from twelve covers.
If you're going to miss your mystery suggestions, with DorothyL on vacation, check out Janet Rudolph's list of Christmas mysteries. There are five different posts, but you can get to them from here. There are enough Christmas mysteries to keep you entertained this Christmas, and, probably, for the rest of your life!
As the East Coast braces for snow this weekend, England already has it. And, Dan Waddell says they don't know what to do there with snow. If you haven't yet checked out the blog, Murder is Everywhere, now's your chance.
You're already seen my list of favorite books of 2009. Stacy Alesi, the Bookbitch, reads tons of thrillers, as compared to the mysteries I read. So, here's Stacy's favorite books of 2009.
A little of something for everyone this week, ranging from Christmas mysteries to cover art. Enjoy your Sunday Tidbits!