A Murder for the Books (Blue Ridge Library Mysteries #1)

A Murder for the Books (Blue Ridge Library Mysteries #1)

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 (Blue Ridge Library Mysteries #1)
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 (Blue Ridge Library Mysteries #1) Reviews

  • Lisa Elizabeth
    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: http://bit.ly/2k2SPIm A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert is a well-crafted cozy mystery that begins a promising new series. It features several appealing elements ? small-town setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a head librarian...

    Amy Webber finds herself living with her Aunt Lydia in a small town in Virginia after a scandal involving her then-boyfriends causes her to flee her job at a university. After making her home in Taylorsford, Amy takes the director's job at the local library. Not nearly as exciting as t...

    I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of Victoria Gilbert?s debut mystery, A Murder for the Books. It just meant I got to read this wonderful story a little earlier than I?d planned?I?d already been waving my wallet and shouting ?take my money? while I waited for the book to...

    A Murder For The Books is the first book in the A Blue Ridge Library Mystery series. I?ve seen the question ?what is the best first line in a book??. I would have to say mine would be from this book. That first line is: Anyone who claims there are no stupid questions has never...

    A nice, light cosy-mystery to read after a long day at work. After finding her boyfriend cheating on her in the library where she works, Amy Webber decides to run for it. Returning to her hometown in Virginia, she is content to run the local library and forget all about men. That i...

    A great start to a new series about a librarian who leaves a university position to rid herself of bad memories of a serious break-up as well as a faux-paus in her position to move in with her aunt in the small town at the edge of the Blue Ridge mountains. There she accepts the directo...

    You can find all of my reviews on my blog at That's What She's Reading . If you've been reading my blog for even a minute, you are more than likely aware that I love cozy mysteries featuring books, librarians, and libraries, so with that in mind, I was highly anticipating this read...

    I really enjoyed this book. It had a lot of depth in terms of the history and the characters and cold cases as well as the contemporary crime. It was well plotted and written and very satisfying. But it's the first book in a series and there's nowhere to go with this story. The story h...

  • Jenn Z at That's What She's Reading
    Dec 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: http://bit.ly/2k2SPIm A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert is a well-crafted cozy mystery that begins a promising new series. It features several appealing elements ? small-town setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a head librarian...

    Amy Webber finds herself living with her Aunt Lydia in a small town in Virginia after a scandal involving her then-boyfriends causes her to flee her job at a university. After making her home in Taylorsford, Amy takes the director's job at the local library. Not nearly as exciting as t...

    I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of Victoria Gilbert?s debut mystery, A Murder for the Books. It just meant I got to read this wonderful story a little earlier than I?d planned?I?d already been waving my wallet and shouting ?take my money? while I waited for the book to...

    A Murder For The Books is the first book in the A Blue Ridge Library Mystery series. I?ve seen the question ?what is the best first line in a book??. I would have to say mine would be from this book. That first line is: Anyone who claims there are no stupid questions has never...

    A nice, light cosy-mystery to read after a long day at work. After finding her boyfriend cheating on her in the library where she works, Amy Webber decides to run for it. Returning to her hometown in Virginia, she is content to run the local library and forget all about men. That i...

    A great start to a new series about a librarian who leaves a university position to rid herself of bad memories of a serious break-up as well as a faux-paus in her position to move in with her aunt in the small town at the edge of the Blue Ridge mountains. There she accepts the directo...

    You can find all of my reviews on my blog at That's What She's Reading . If you've been reading my blog for even a minute, you are more than likely aware that I love cozy mysteries featuring books, librarians, and libraries, so with that in mind, I was highly anticipating this read...

  • Fred
    Aug 30, 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: http://bit.ly/2k2SPIm A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert is a well-crafted cozy mystery that begins a promising new series. It features several appealing elements ? small-town setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a head librarian...

    Amy Webber finds herself living with her Aunt Lydia in a small town in Virginia after a scandal involving her then-boyfriends causes her to flee her job at a university. After making her home in Taylorsford, Amy takes the director's job at the local library. Not nearly as exciting as t...

    I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of Victoria Gilbert?s debut mystery, A Murder for the Books. It just meant I got to read this wonderful story a little earlier than I?d planned?I?d already been waving my wallet and shouting ?take my money? while I waited for the book to...

    A Murder For The Books is the first book in the A Blue Ridge Library Mystery series. I?ve seen the question ?what is the best first line in a book??. I would have to say mine would be from this book. That first line is: Anyone who claims there are no stupid questions has never...

  • Carole Jarvis
    Dec 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: http://bit.ly/2k2SPIm A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert is a well-crafted cozy mystery that begins a promising new series. It features several appealing elements ? small-town setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a head librarian...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

  • Valerie
    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

  • Andreia Nuno
    Jan 10, 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: http://bit.ly/2k2SPIm A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert is a well-crafted cozy mystery that begins a promising new series. It features several appealing elements ? small-town setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a head librarian...

    Amy Webber finds herself living with her Aunt Lydia in a small town in Virginia after a scandal involving her then-boyfriends causes her to flee her job at a university. After making her home in Taylorsford, Amy takes the director's job at the local library. Not nearly as exciting as t...

    I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of Victoria Gilbert?s debut mystery, A Murder for the Books. It just meant I got to read this wonderful story a little earlier than I?d planned?I?d already been waving my wallet and shouting ?take my money? while I waited for the book to...

    A Murder For The Books is the first book in the A Blue Ridge Library Mystery series. I?ve seen the question ?what is the best first line in a book??. I would have to say mine would be from this book. That first line is: Anyone who claims there are no stupid questions has never...

    A nice, light cosy-mystery to read after a long day at work. After finding her boyfriend cheating on her in the library where she works, Amy Webber decides to run for it. Returning to her hometown in Virginia, she is content to run the local library and forget all about men. That i...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

  • Sapphyria
    Dec 22, 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: http://bit.ly/2k2SPIm A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert is a well-crafted cozy mystery that begins a promising new series. It features several appealing elements ? small-town setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a head librarian...

    Amy Webber finds herself living with her Aunt Lydia in a small town in Virginia after a scandal involving her then-boyfriends causes her to flee her job at a university. After making her home in Taylorsford, Amy takes the director's job at the local library. Not nearly as exciting as t...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

  • Keith Willis
    Oct 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: http://bit.ly/2k2SPIm A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert is a well-crafted cozy mystery that begins a promising new series. It features several appealing elements ? small-town setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a head librarian...

    Amy Webber finds herself living with her Aunt Lydia in a small town in Virginia after a scandal involving her then-boyfriends causes her to flee her job at a university. After making her home in Taylorsford, Amy takes the director's job at the local library. Not nearly as exciting as t...

    I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of Victoria Gilbert?s debut mystery, A Murder for the Books. It just meant I got to read this wonderful story a little earlier than I?d planned?I?d already been waving my wallet and shouting ?take my money? while I waited for the book to...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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....

  • Barbara Hackel
    Dec 01, 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: http://bit.ly/2k2SPIm A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert is a well-crafted cozy mystery that begins a promising new series. It features several appealing elements ? small-town setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a head librarian...

    Amy Webber finds herself living with her Aunt Lydia in a small town in Virginia after a scandal involving her then-boyfriends causes her to flee her job at a university. After making her home in Taylorsford, Amy takes the director's job at the local library. Not nearly as exciting as t...

    I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of Victoria Gilbert?s debut mystery, A Murder for the Books. It just meant I got to read this wonderful story a little earlier than I?d planned?I?d already been waving my wallet and shouting ?take my money? while I waited for the book to...

    A Murder For The Books is the first book in the A Blue Ridge Library Mystery series. I?ve seen the question ?what is the best first line in a book??. I would have to say mine would be from this book. That first line is: Anyone who claims there are no stupid questions has never...

    A nice, light cosy-mystery to read after a long day at work. After finding her boyfriend cheating on her in the library where she works, Amy Webber decides to run for it. Returning to her hometown in Virginia, she is content to run the local library and forget all about men. That i...

    A great start to a new series about a librarian who leaves a university position to rid herself of bad memories of a serious break-up as well as a faux-paus in her position to move in with her aunt in the small town at the edge of the Blue Ridge mountains. There she accepts the directo...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

  • Lisa Morin
    Sep 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

  • Jill
    Jan 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 ...

    4.5 rounded up. I absolutely loved this book. It didn't quite have the pizzazz that puts it up to a 5-star read for me, but it is definitely a solid 4.5! A book that makes me laugh from the very first sentence is definitely worth my time to read. I'm a librarian so I'm interested...

    A Murder For The Books is an exciting start to a new series. I love reading books that have a brighter vibrant cover and the description definitely piqued my interest. Amy is a librarian, living in a small town and living with her aunt. Amy returned home after a disastrous relations...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: http://bit.ly/2k2SPIm A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert is a well-crafted cozy mystery that begins a promising new series. It features several appealing elements ? small-town setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a head librarian...

    Amy Webber finds herself living with her Aunt Lydia in a small town in Virginia after a scandal involving her then-boyfriends causes her to flee her job at a university. After making her home in Taylorsford, Amy takes the director's job at the local library. Not nearly as exciting as t...

    I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of Victoria Gilbert?s debut mystery, A Murder for the Books. It just meant I got to read this wonderful story a little earlier than I?d planned?I?d already been waving my wallet and shouting ?take my money? while I waited for the book to...

    A Murder For The Books is the first book in the A Blue Ridge Library Mystery series. I?ve seen the question ?what is the best first line in a book??. I would have to say mine would be from this book. That first line is: Anyone who claims there are no stupid questions has never...

    A nice, light cosy-mystery to read after a long day at work. After finding her boyfriend cheating on her in the library where she works, Amy Webber decides to run for it. Returning to her hometown in Virginia, she is content to run the local library and forget all about men. That i...

    A great start to a new series about a librarian who leaves a university position to rid herself of bad memories of a serious break-up as well as a faux-paus in her position to move in with her aunt in the small town at the edge of the Blue Ridge mountains. There she accepts the directo...

    You can find all of my reviews on my blog at That's What She's Reading . If you've been reading my blog for even a minute, you are more than likely aware that I love cozy mysteries featuring books, librarians, and libraries, so with that in mind, I was highly anticipating this read...

    I really enjoyed this book. It had a lot of depth in terms of the history and the characters and cold cases as well as the contemporary crime. It was well plotted and written and very satisfying. But it's the first book in a series and there's nowhere to go with this story. The story h...

    I received this book as part of a Goodreads giveaway, thanks to Crooked Lane Books and Goodreads for the opportunity. This was a good cozy mystery that started out with a murder at the library, but ended up with being full of family and small town secrets from the past to the present w...

  • ☆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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ? ...