**TOP PICK** Midnight Snacks Are Murder by Libby Klein – (A Poppy McAllister Mystery – Book 2)

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Although this is book 2 in the series, it’s not necessary at all to read the first book to enjoy it.

Midnight Snacks Are Murder is HILARIOUS!! There are consistent laugh-out-loud moments throughout the entire book. Think of this: a pair of rival, macho men vying for the protagonist’s affection; an anxious little old lady who keeps popping pills whenever a stressful event occurs; a general contractor named Smitty who keeps breaking things and then declaring, “I can fix that!”; a diva ex-mother-in-law who gets on everyone’s nerves and can’t get the contractor’s name right; a cat named Figaro with a mind of his own; and a host of wacky, secondary characters with their own peculiarities that lend to the humorous tone of this book. A Cozy mystery masterpiece.

Here’s a glimpse into the plot….

Poppy McAllister’s 80-ish great aunt Ginny has been under a lot of stress lately. As a consequence of all of the renovations happening in her Queen Anne Victorian in Cape May, NJ, to transform it into the Butterfly House B&B, aunt Ginny’s nerves have been on edge. Her doctor has prescribed some medication to calm her nerves and help her sleep at night. But when the side-effects from the medication take her on a sleepwalking sojourn into her neighbors’ homes, nibbling on their snacks and pilfering knick-knacks, aunt Ginny finds herself a suspect in a local resident’s murder. The victim’s ransacked kitchen resembles other neighbors’ who’ve had a nightly visit from aunt Ginny. But could she really commit a murder in her sleepwalking state, or is someone looking to frame the little old lady?

I loved this cozy!! I think there must have been at least one comical line or incident on every page!! The mystery was so cleverly crafted that I didn’t come close to guessing the culprit. One teensy issue I had with the book was that in some instances a few of the suspects seemed a little too forthcoming with information when Poppy questioned them. She was just an ordinary person, so if I were them I would be thinking, “who’s this chick to be asking me all of these questions?!!” But this little niggle pales in comparison to the hilarity and overall enjoyment of the book, so I subtracted nothing from my 5-star rating.

Midnight Snacks are Murder was an excellent read. I highly recommend this book for lovers of humorous cozies with villains that keep you guessing to the very end.

Many thanks to the author for a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review which I have given.

If you need a good laugh, read this book y’all. Have a great day, and enjoy your weekend. 😊

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42 thoughts on “**TOP PICK** Midnight Snacks Are Murder by Libby Klein – (A Poppy McAllister Mystery – Book 2)

  1. Just hopped over from Jill’s. I doubt I would have picked this one off the shelf but it sounds like fun. I love your Header photo. So unusual! Did you design it yourself or is it perhaps from a book? 🙂 🙂

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    • Hi, and thanks for stopping by. Midnight Snacks Are Murder is so much fun!! I laughed and laughed at the antics in that book. I would even read it again. One of my absolute favorite cozy mysteries.
      Thank you for liking my header photo. I’m trying to remember where I got it from. 🤔 I don’t remember, but it reflects the world I’m living in when I’m reading an engrossing book.
      I really appreciate your taking the time to visit my blog. Thanks again. 😊

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    • Thx Diana!! This cozy was such a pleasant surprise, and just what I needed. HILARIOUS!! 😂 The author is so funny. I don’t know how she’d match this one in hilarity, but I’m looking forward to the next book in the series. And incidentally, yes, the mystery was excellent too.
      Thx for stopping by Diana. 😉

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  3. Excellent review! You know that I wholeheartedly agree, this series is just absolutely hysterical with funny moments at ever turn of the page. The first one had me laughing right from the start and this one seemed to even increase the fun which I didn’t think was possible. 🙂

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    • Thank you Carrie!! And I didn’t even read the first book in the series!! Libby Klein is uniquely talented in keeping the laughs going throughout. I will be anticipating the next book in the series. Thx so much for stopping by. 😉

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    • Hi Kathryn! I was so pleasantly surprised by this cozy. I had no idea it was going to be so funny. What a treat!! I could definitely use the chuckles these days.
      Thanks for commenting. 😊

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  4. I love humourous cozies. Add in some quirky characters and a mystery that is not easy to solve and you have a winner for me. I agree, in a lot of cozies, people spill their guts to the protagonist who has no authority to question anyone. I will have to read this series.

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    • Hi Susan, and thanks. 💜 I didn’t read the first one but Midnight Snacks was so funny I’d definitely go back and read it. I’m looking forward to her next one. I could use some more laughs. ☺️
      Thanks for your comment. You have a great weekend too!! 💕

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