CJ Connor

CJ Connor is a cozy mystery and romance writer whose main goal in life is to make their dog proud. They are a Pitch Wars alumnus and a 2021 Romance Writers of America RAMP mentee. Twitter: @cjconnorwrites | cjconnorwrites.com

8 of the Best Queer Space Opera Books

Go out of this world with these fantastic queer space opera books, including The Kindred.

8 of the Best Queer Horror Books

These horror novels, both YA and adult, are all written by LGBTQ authors and are perfect for when you're craving a frightening read.

13 Deadly Cozy Mysteries for the First Half of 2022

There’s plenty of murder, mystery, and amateur sleuthing headed your way in 2022! Put these brand new cozy mysteries on your list now, including Homicide and Halo-Halo (Tita Rosie’s Kitchen #2) by Mia P. Manansala.

How to Start Writing Fan Fiction

Are you interested in dipping your toe into writing fanfic, but don't know how to begin? Here are some tips to get you started!

10 LGBTQ Mystery Books

These 10 LGBTQ mystery novels all feature queer main characters in a genre where queer people are often relegated to token side characters, including Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia.

Cookbook Showdown: Hot Chocolate

Three hot chocolate recipes from three different cookbooks. Which one will reign supreme?

I Can’t Believe No One’s Dunit: A Cozy Mystery Setting Wishlist

What's your dream cozy mystery setting? I've compiled a list of places I'd love to see a cozy set in, from theme parks to a whole other world.

9 of the Best LGBTQ Thrillers

These LGBTQ thrillers are perfect for staying up past your bedtime glued to a book: they're compelling, twisty, and gloriously queer.

9 of the Best 2021 Romantic Comedy Books

Catch up on the best under-the-radar romantic comedy books of 2021, including How to Marry Keanu Reeves in 90 Days by K.M. Jackson, each with covers as breathtaking as the love stories they tell.

It’s the Twilight Renaissance, and We’re Just Living in It

People are once again discussing the series' impact after a dip in popularity during the mid-2010s. But why now, and who's driving it?

26 of the Best Cozy Mystery Series

The best cozy mystery series to pick up right now—like the Ice Cream Parlor Mysteries by Abby Collette—whether you’re new to the cozy genre or a seasoned reader.

9 Eye-Opening Memoirs About Nature and the Environment

These thought-provoking memoirs contain powerful reflection on the natural world and musings on the environment.

9 Funny Mystery Books that Will Make You Die of Laughter

Whether you’re in the mood for a quirky cozy or a some grim humor, these funny mystery books will have you laughing out loud in no time, including Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutano.

How Rereading Lord of the Rings Helped Me Cope With My OCD

Maybe there wasn’t an answer to why I had OCD, anymore than Frodo could find an answer for why he needed to bear the ring.

15 of the Best Upcoming Cozy Mysteries for the Second Half of 2021

Learn more about the best upcoming cozy mysteries that are being released during the second half of this year.