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Episode 17: Revenge at its Felinest

Do you often wonder whether the anxieties of helpless women can be placated by fancy coffees? EPISODE 17 may have the answers you seek. Listen now for some true bullshit including dangerous mansplaining, co-parenting your cat, which shoes hookers might wear, never calling 911 when you should, the hillbillies of outer LA and the perils …

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Curiosity Killed the Cat

Our first international cozy mystery, T.H. Hunter’s Curiosity Killed the Cat killed us with its wacky story and cat who just loves to party. This quick read hits many of our favorite cozy tropes (inheriting a mansion, a talking cat, lousy law enforcement) and gets four paws up from us. Listen to our recap of …

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Curiosity Thrilled the Cat

For our 14th episode, we read Sofie Kelly’s Curiosity Thrilled the Cat. This book had a fun cast of characters, a compelling mystery, magical cats and the strong female murderer we’ve so desperately been searching for. It gets four paws up from your podcast hosts. Listen to our Curiosity Thrilled the Cat episode here.

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Episode 12: Murder Past Due

  We’re back in cozy territory with Murder Past Due, a book about paternity scandals, inheritance fraud, and bringing your cat to a funeral. Despite a promising premise, Sunshine and Dana were underwhelmed by this college town cozy.

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Murder Past Due

For episode 12, we checked out Miranda James’ Murder Past Due. Despite being full of sordid happenings (murder! scandal! questionable paternity tests!) it was kind of a snooze. Dull characters and a shaky plot twist hindered this book, but we did get a scene where a cat goes to a funeral! Listen to our Murder …

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The Cat Who Could Read Backwards

For Episode 8, we read Lilian Jackson Braun’s The Cat Who Could Read Backwards. While this book was delightful, it was held back by the fact that it was written in 1966 and was constrained by some gross backwards thinking about women. However, main character Jim Qwilleran, his magical mustache, and sassy Siamese sidekick Koko …

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The Cats that Surfed the Web

For Episode 7, we read Karen Anne Golden’s The Cats that Surfed the Web. Another story about a wealthy heiress and her mysterious house, The Cats That Surfed The Web follows businesswoman Katherine Kendall and her four cats as they move to Indiana and inherit a MURDER MANSION. Did we mention Katherine Kendall is an absolute monster …

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