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by Leslie Budewitz
Released: June 8 2017
Series: A Food Lovers' Village Mystery
Published by Midnight Ink
“So while TREBLE AT THE JAM FEST isn’t my favorite book by Budewitz, I am looking forward to reading more from this series.”
~ Under the Covers
TREBLE AT THE JAM FEST is the fourth book in the Food Lovers’ Village series by Leslie Budewitz. Although this is the first book I’m reading in this particular series, I have read other books by Budewitz before. I worried that I might feel a little bit lost jumping into this one. While I think the mystery stands alone really well, I found that I didn’t connect with Erin’s character as much as I hoped to.
The book starts off a little bit slow and because I felt like I didn’t know Erin well and there’s so much interaction between Erin and the other folks, the book took a while for me to warm up to. I don’t normally have this issue with the other books I’ve read by this author so I think it could’ve been my fault for not reading in order so at this moment, Erin isn’t my favorite sleuth right now. I’m sure that will change as I continue to read more of the series.
I was really interested in this series because it takes music and food together and mashes them together. I wasn’t sure how it was going to work in the beginning, but it actually had a really fun, laid-back feel to it that makes it very enjoyable. I almost want to compare it to a summer concert or a family barbeque. It’s definitely a good fit for this time of the year.
So while TREBLE AT THE JAM FEST isn’t my favorite book by Budewitz, I am looking forward to reading more from this series.
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