A Murder for the Books

A Murder for the Books

Fleeing a disastrous love affair, university librarian Amy Webber moves in with her aunt in a quiet, historic mountain town in Virginia. She quickly busies herself with managing a charming public library that requires all her attention with its severe lack of funds and overabundance of eccentric patrons. The last thing she needs is a new, available neighbor whose charm lur Fleeing a disastrous love affair, university librarian Amy Webber moves in with her aunt in a quiet, historic mountain to...

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Title:A Murder for the Books
Author:Victoria Gilbert
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Genres:Mystery
ISBN:B072396C2L
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:336 pages pages

A Murder for the Books Reviews

  • Kimberly
    Sep 17, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

    Set in a small quaint town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, new town librarian is shocked to find a body in the Archives. While helping her new handsome neighbor do research concerning a long dead relative the two cases seem to be colliding. Well written with some good twists t...

    A Murder for the Books was a fantastic read with a wonderful mystery and a delightful group of characters. After her relationship imploded, Amy Webber retreats to the quiet mountain town in Virginia where she spent summers in her youth. Previously a university librarian, Amy takes a...

    Reviewed for Netgalley and Crooked Lane Books A debut novel worthy of a best-selling author. "A Murder For The Books" offers the reader not just your run-of-the-mill cozy mystery. It has twists and turns aplenty, family secrets, murder and even a touch of the paranormal. With a s...

    Thank you @netgalley for the review copy of this book. All opinions are my own. I have read quite a few cozy mysteries over the past fifteen years so I?m always pleased when one takes me by surprise. This book definitley caught my attention. The mystery portion was really well do...

  • Brenda
    Dec 03, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

  • Ann
    Jul 13, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

    Set in a small quaint town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, new town librarian is shocked to find a body in the Archives. While helping her new handsome neighbor do research concerning a long dead relative the two cases seem to be colliding. Well written with some good twists t...

  • Annette
    Apr 06, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

    Set in a small quaint town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, new town librarian is shocked to find a body in the Archives. While helping her new handsome neighbor do research concerning a long dead relative the two cases seem to be colliding. Well written with some good twists t...

    A Murder for the Books was a fantastic read with a wonderful mystery and a delightful group of characters. After her relationship imploded, Amy Webber retreats to the quiet mountain town in Virginia where she spent summers in her youth. Previously a university librarian, Amy takes a...

    Reviewed for Netgalley and Crooked Lane Books A debut novel worthy of a best-selling author. "A Murder For The Books" offers the reader not just your run-of-the-mill cozy mystery. It has twists and turns aplenty, family secrets, murder and even a touch of the paranormal. With a s...

    Thank you @netgalley for the review copy of this book. All opinions are my own. I have read quite a few cozy mysteries over the past fifteen years so I?m always pleased when one takes me by surprise. This book definitley caught my attention. The mystery portion was really well do...

    I just finished this book and it was a nice start to a new series. I was completely shocked at the revelation of the murderer, I had suspects, but the murderer was not one of them. I like reading cozies where the main character is a librarian trying to solve the crime, as I am a lib...

    This is an excellent first book in a new series. I thoroughly enjoyed the mystery plot, characters and setting. I look forward to reading more books in this series. ...

  • Jessica Wilhoite
    Dec 06, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

    Set in a small quaint town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, new town librarian is shocked to find a body in the Archives. While helping her new handsome neighbor do research concerning a long dead relative the two cases seem to be colliding. Well written with some good twists t...

    A Murder for the Books was a fantastic read with a wonderful mystery and a delightful group of characters. After her relationship imploded, Amy Webber retreats to the quiet mountain town in Virginia where she spent summers in her youth. Previously a university librarian, Amy takes a...

    Reviewed for Netgalley and Crooked Lane Books A debut novel worthy of a best-selling author. "A Murder For The Books" offers the reader not just your run-of-the-mill cozy mystery. It has twists and turns aplenty, family secrets, murder and even a touch of the paranormal. With a s...

    Thank you @netgalley for the review copy of this book. All opinions are my own. I have read quite a few cozy mysteries over the past fifteen years so I?m always pleased when one takes me by surprise. This book definitley caught my attention. The mystery portion was really well do...

    I just finished this book and it was a nice start to a new series. I was completely shocked at the revelation of the murderer, I had suspects, but the murderer was not one of them. I like reading cozies where the main character is a librarian trying to solve the crime, as I am a lib...

  • LORI CASWELL
    Dec 12, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

  • Mayda
    Apr 09, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

    Set in a small quaint town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, new town librarian is shocked to find a body in the Archives. While helping her new handsome neighbor do research concerning a long dead relative the two cases seem to be colliding. Well written with some good twists t...

    A Murder for the Books was a fantastic read with a wonderful mystery and a delightful group of characters. After her relationship imploded, Amy Webber retreats to the quiet mountain town in Virginia where she spent summers in her youth. Previously a university librarian, Amy takes a...

    Reviewed for Netgalley and Crooked Lane Books A debut novel worthy of a best-selling author. "A Murder For The Books" offers the reader not just your run-of-the-mill cozy mystery. It has twists and turns aplenty, family secrets, murder and even a touch of the paranormal. With a s...

    Thank you @netgalley for the review copy of this book. All opinions are my own. I have read quite a few cozy mysteries over the past fifteen years so I?m always pleased when one takes me by surprise. This book definitley caught my attention. The mystery portion was really well do...

    I just finished this book and it was a nice start to a new series. I was completely shocked at the revelation of the murderer, I had suspects, but the murderer was not one of them. I like reading cozies where the main character is a librarian trying to solve the crime, as I am a lib...

    This is an excellent first book in a new series. I thoroughly enjoyed the mystery plot, characters and setting. I look forward to reading more books in this series. ...

    Not exactly how she planned her life, but nevertheless, Amy finds herself living with her elderly aunt and working at a small library. She left her job at a college library due to an unhappy event with her boyfriend, but her handsome new neighbor, Richard, will soon make her forget all...

  • Laurie • The Baking Bookworm
    Nov 15, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

  • Kirsti
    Sep 09, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

  • Susan
    Oct 28, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

  • Rebbie
    Sep 04, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

  • Chris Conley
    Sep 03, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

  • Autumn Is Azathoth
    Feb 24, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

    Set in a small quaint town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, new town librarian is shocked to find a body in the Archives. While helping her new handsome neighbor do research concerning a long dead relative the two cases seem to be colliding. Well written with some good twists t...

    A Murder for the Books was a fantastic read with a wonderful mystery and a delightful group of characters. After her relationship imploded, Amy Webber retreats to the quiet mountain town in Virginia where she spent summers in her youth. Previously a university librarian, Amy takes a...

    Reviewed for Netgalley and Crooked Lane Books A debut novel worthy of a best-selling author. "A Murder For The Books" offers the reader not just your run-of-the-mill cozy mystery. It has twists and turns aplenty, family secrets, murder and even a touch of the paranormal. With a s...

    Thank you @netgalley for the review copy of this book. All opinions are my own. I have read quite a few cozy mysteries over the past fifteen years so I?m always pleased when one takes me by surprise. This book definitley caught my attention. The mystery portion was really well do...

    I just finished this book and it was a nice start to a new series. I was completely shocked at the revelation of the murderer, I had suspects, but the murderer was not one of them. I like reading cozies where the main character is a librarian trying to solve the crime, as I am a lib...

    This is an excellent first book in a new series. I thoroughly enjoyed the mystery plot, characters and setting. I look forward to reading more books in this series. ...

    Not exactly how she planned her life, but nevertheless, Amy finds herself living with her elderly aunt and working at a small library. She left her job at a college library due to an unhappy event with her boyfriend, but her handsome new neighbor, Richard, will soon make her forget all...

    This is the first book in the Blue Ridge Library series by Victoria Gilbert. I was initially drawn to this story because I am a fan of those series that involve books or libraries. For reasons I can't quite put my finger on, I had a hard time getting into this book. The murder happens ...

    Review: A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS (A Blue Ridge Library Mystery #1) by Victoria Gilbert I quickly fell in love with this cozy mystery series, set in a historic, quaint (and nearly economically depressed) community in a valley near Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. Librarian Amy Webber h...

  • Phrynne
    Jul 06, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

  • Sharon
    Sep 11, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

    Set in a small quaint town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, new town librarian is shocked to find a body in the Archives. While helping her new handsome neighbor do research concerning a long dead relative the two cases seem to be colliding. Well written with some good twists t...

    A Murder for the Books was a fantastic read with a wonderful mystery and a delightful group of characters. After her relationship imploded, Amy Webber retreats to the quiet mountain town in Virginia where she spent summers in her youth. Previously a university librarian, Amy takes a...

    Reviewed for Netgalley and Crooked Lane Books A debut novel worthy of a best-selling author. "A Murder For The Books" offers the reader not just your run-of-the-mill cozy mystery. It has twists and turns aplenty, family secrets, murder and even a touch of the paranormal. With a s...

  • Jenny
    Mar 21, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

  • Kate Olson
    Aug 18, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

  • Peggy R
    Nov 14, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

    Set in a small quaint town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, new town librarian is shocked to find a body in the Archives. While helping her new handsome neighbor do research concerning a long dead relative the two cases seem to be colliding. Well written with some good twists t...

    A Murder for the Books was a fantastic read with a wonderful mystery and a delightful group of characters. After her relationship imploded, Amy Webber retreats to the quiet mountain town in Virginia where she spent summers in her youth. Previously a university librarian, Amy takes a...

    Reviewed for Netgalley and Crooked Lane Books A debut novel worthy of a best-selling author. "A Murder For The Books" offers the reader not just your run-of-the-mill cozy mystery. It has twists and turns aplenty, family secrets, murder and even a touch of the paranormal. With a s...

    Thank you @netgalley for the review copy of this book. All opinions are my own. I have read quite a few cozy mysteries over the past fifteen years so I?m always pleased when one takes me by surprise. This book definitley caught my attention. The mystery portion was really well do...

    I just finished this book and it was a nice start to a new series. I was completely shocked at the revelation of the murderer, I had suspects, but the murderer was not one of them. I like reading cozies where the main character is a librarian trying to solve the crime, as I am a lib...

    This is an excellent first book in a new series. I thoroughly enjoyed the mystery plot, characters and setting. I look forward to reading more books in this series. ...

    Not exactly how she planned her life, but nevertheless, Amy finds herself living with her elderly aunt and working at a small library. She left her job at a college library due to an unhappy event with her boyfriend, but her handsome new neighbor, Richard, will soon make her forget all...

    This is the first book in the Blue Ridge Library series by Victoria Gilbert. I was initially drawn to this story because I am a fan of those series that involve books or libraries. For reasons I can't quite put my finger on, I had a hard time getting into this book. The murder happens ...

  • Karen
    Nov 13, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

  • Carolyn
    Dec 05, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

  • QNPoohBear
    Jan 26, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

  • Melanie
    Apr 05, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

    A Murder for the Books by VIctoria Gilbert is the first in a new series about a librarian who has had bad luck in love, moved in with her ailing aunt and stumbled upon a new neighbor and together they find the murdered body of a former Library volunteer. With a crooked town leader, dec...

    Set in a small quaint town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, new town librarian is shocked to find a body in the Archives. While helping her new handsome neighbor do research concerning a long dead relative the two cases seem to be colliding. Well written with some good twists t...

    A Murder for the Books was a fantastic read with a wonderful mystery and a delightful group of characters. After her relationship imploded, Amy Webber retreats to the quiet mountain town in Virginia where she spent summers in her youth. Previously a university librarian, Amy takes a...

  • Betty
    Oct 25, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

  • Nicole (Read Eat Sleep Repeat)
    Nov 28, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

  • Melindam
    Nov 16, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

  • Carrie
    Oct 27, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

  • Juli
    Dec 23, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

  • Tari
    Jul 21, 2018

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...

    3.5 STARS --- Disclaimer: This ARC was generously provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. This is the first book in a new Cozy Mystery series and as a Library Assistant myself I enjoyed that the main character is a librarian. I appreciated that Gilb...

    Amy Webber has taken a job as Library Director in the small town of Taylorsford in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She?s hoping for a fresh start after a relationship disaster made it impossible to stay at her academic job. Plus, her Aunt Linda is unable to live alone in the an...

    I was really excited to read A Murder for the Books ? between the cover and the description, I was anticipating a cozy mystery that would be perfect for curling up with when the weather cooled down in December. And I definitely got what I was looking for! A cozy mystery with some ...

    Another new-to-me series, this one a cozy library mystery that I listened to via my Audible subscription. The narration was great, and I enjoyed the story so much, especially the body positive message and the sweet romance. Oh, and LIBRARY, of course. I already downloaded book 2 from S...

    Any mystery that involves a library, research and old houses has got my interest. This one has all of that and more. I immediately got the next book from the library and ready to see what comes next! Good mystery and some really icky small-town characters. ...

    Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance to read this book! Cozy mysteries and libraries just go together so well. Librarians make great sleuths, and are able to research and just KNOW things us poor average Joes don't. Amy is the perfect librarian, and although sh...

    This was such a well-written and well-plotted mystery! There were some twists and turns, memorable characters that I already can't wait to visit again and an awesome side mystery along with the murders that occurred. I definitely didn't guess the killer! (Edited to add: You will be hap...

  • ☆Dani☆ ☆Touch My Spine Book Reviews☆
    Dec 14, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

  • Annie
    Sep 03, 2017

    This book has so much depth and richness to it that it's almost unfair to only call it a cozy mystery. It's so much more than that, although its roots do stay firmly planted within the cozy mystery genre, especially in regards to the wonderful way its written. A librarian named Amy ...

    After leaving a horrid relationship Amy Webber moved in with her aunt in a quiet small town in Virginia. Taking a job as a librarian in the small town Amy always has her share of run in's with the quirky town residents but what she never expected was to find one of them dead in the arc...

    First a disclaimer - I am not a fan of cosies generally so three stars from me is good! A Murder for the Books had a good story and likeable main characters. The romance was reasonable and the mystery was pretty good. I did not guess the main culprits until nearly the end. It was a...

    Amy Webber has returned to her home town after running away from her job as a college librarian after she found her boyfriend cheating on her in the library and created an embarrassing scene. Now she has to be content living with her aunt and working as the town librarian in the little...

    ARC received via Netgalley by the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. While I have had some share of cosy-mystery books, altogether I am not a big fan of the genre. I found that with most of them I had to work too hard to suspend the disbelief muscle (Police is not capable t...

    Taylorsford in Virginia was a peaceful, quiet town with historic significance and when Amy Webber moved there to live with her Aunt Lydia after she?d had a fall, Amy fell in love with the place. Director of the local library, she also enjoyed her job ? her love of books was well kn...

    Amy Webber was an academic librarian, before catching boyfriend Charles in a compromising position and making a scene. Beating a hasty retreat, she is now working at Taylorsford Public Library and living with her beloved Aunt Lydia. Although money is tight, she is happy working with he...

    After the end of a bad relationship, Librarian Amy Webber moves to small-town Virginia to live with her aunt. She feels the mountains and a new job running the local library ought to help her forget her cheating boyfriend. She begins to settle into her new life and starts helping a nei...

    I give ?A Murder for the Books?5 out of 5 Cozy Stars!I loved this fun and bookish cozy mystery! I am always drawn to books that are book related in some way and it makes me feel proud to be a bibliophile. This book intrigued me from the very first line, ?Anyone who claims there...

    A Murder for the Books is book one of the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries series by Victoria Gilbert. Richard Muir came to the Taylorsford Public Library to do research, and while he was there the Librarian in charge, Amy Webber found a body in the Libraries Archives. The death of Doris V...

    Dollycas?s Thoughts Oh, I am excited about this series. It is off to a wonderful start. Amy Webber has left her job as a college librarian and moved to her aunt?s home in Taylorsford, Virginia. She manages the town?s library which is quite different from her previous job. T...

    The first book in the Blue Ridge Library series and a new author for me. This is not the last book by this author as I will read her again. This is listed as a mystery but it is much more. There is a strong romance. A cold case that needed solving and an unusual motive for the murders....

    A Murder for the Books is book #1 in the Blue Ridge Library Mysteries. This is a debut novel by Victoria Gilbert. A very enjoyable read that combines mystery with romance. I love the front cover of the book, so bright and vibrant. Amy Webber works in Taylorsford public library ? ...