Book Blogs to Follow…

…because we don’t have enough to do.

This week I’m going to keep it short because we’re all busy. But I do want to share four bookish blogs that I think you’ll love. My advice? Bookmark them and come back to them when things aren’t so hectic, because it’s fun to browse through their pages and find all kinds of great books and great authors.

And so here they are, in alphabetical order:


Blur, Blurred, Book, Book Pages

A Blue Million Books

This is author Amy Metz’s blog. She doesn’t do book reviews, but she features tons of interviews, guest blogs, book spotlights, excerpts, and more from a huge number of authors. You’re very likely to find something to tickle your fancy on this blog. Amy is the author of the Goose Pimple Junction mysteries, and I can tell you they’re excellent. So while you’re looking for your next favorite author at A Blue Million Books, check out Amy’s books, too!


Christmas, December, Background

2. Aunt Sairy’s Book Reviews

I came across this fairly new blog recently when Sarah, the owner of the blog, reviewed my book The Worst Noel in such a way that brought tears to my eyes. It’s that beautiful (click here to read the review for yourself). All of Sarah’s reviews are heartfelt, honest, and thorough without containing any spoilers. Sarah reads and reviews mostly cozy mysteries, so if you’re looking for a good cozy to read, you’re bound to find one on her blog. And bonus: you get a behind-the-scenes look at life with her dog, Havoc, who sounds like a big, cuddly bear.


Cocoa, Whipped Cream, Cookies, Read

3. Discovery

A treasure trove of bookish delights begun by the folks at Reedsy, this site includes a blog (under the
“Blog” tab) with such posts as “45 Best True Crime Books of All Time,” “30 Best Memoirs of the Last Century,” and “The Essential Guide to Reading the Sherlock Holmes Books,” among many other topics. But it also includes (under the “Discover” tab) a gazillion books that you can search by genre, keyword, and/or date added to the site.


Winter, Snow, Landscape, Book Hut, Cold

4. Dru’s Book Musings

Dru Ann Love, as her name suggests, is a beloved member of the mystery community. She’s an avid reader who also quilts, writes poetry, and works full-time. How she manages to blog the way she does, I have no idea. But I’m glad she does, because there’s always something new to discover on her site. She features new releases, cover reveals, her own reviews, and the “Day in the Life” series of guest posts (written by the characters in upcoming books!!).

I hope you’ll take some time to peruse all these blogs. They’re great fun for me to browse, and I always come away from them with a list of new books and authors I’d love to learn more about.

Do you have a favorite book blog you’d like to share? I’d love to hear your suggestions!

Until next time, wishing all of you a merry Christmas,


28 comments on “Book Blogs to Follow…

  1. gk6185 says:

    Great blogs! Thanks.


  2. Lidy says:

    Thanks for sharing. Even though my TBR is growing out of hand. Think I’ll need ten lifetimes to put a considerable dent in it.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Oh dear. And just when I was making a tiny dent in my TBR. LOL. @samanthabwriter from
    Balancing Act


  4. dgkaye says:

    Thanks Amy. I’ll check out a few of these blogs. Have a safe and Merry Christmas. 🙂 x


  5. Thank you. I’d sort of given up on blogs because there are so many, but these four sound like the perfect focus for me.


    • amreade says:

      I’m glad you enjoyed the post, Sandra. As I was saying to someone else, I wish I had time to read all the blog posts that interest me, but I just don’t have the time. These four have consistent quality and content. Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!


  6. Jim Borden says:

    thanks for compiling these!


  7. petespringerauthor says:

    So many great blogs—not enough time. A common refrain, but I’ll bookmark and get back to them.


  8. lindamthorne says:

    Merry Christmas all. I enjoyed this.


  9. teddi1961 says:

    Thanks for the other two. I have been following Ms Dru for some time (she is awesome!)


  10. Dru says:

    Thanks for the shout-out!


  11. Pat Wahler says:

    Thanks for the heads up, Amy. I’ll check them out. Merry Christmas!

    Liked by 1 person

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