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Book Review | Last Pen Standing by Vivian Conroy – Stationery Shop Mystery Book 1

Date Published | September 24, 2019

Date Read | June 2021

Goodreads Rating | 2

Overall | I so wanted to love this series since I am a calligrapher and wedding invitation designer but it just didn’t work for me.

Pros | Craft Paper Shop

Cons | All of the events in the story seemed disconnected and random. And why would she tell her business co-owner that she can have a discount? Wouldn’t everything just be free or at cost for her. There were lots of details like this that just didn’t make any sense. And her overall foreboding over the shop not making a profit, yet she didn’t really seem to be too concerned about it made it seem like the main character was too dumb to solve a mystery, if she can’t even run her own shop.

Warnings | None

POV | Third Person POV Past Tense

Will I Be Continuing With The Series | No

Description |

As the new co-owner of Tundish Montana’s stationery shop WANTED, Delta Douglas knows how to organize a killer crafting event. Creativity and cardstock are all she needs to move one step closer to her ultimate dream: developing her own line of crafting products. But on the night of the workshop, at the swanky hotel venue, glitter isn’t the only thing found sprawled on the floor. A hotel guest is discovered dead in the bar, and amid the confusion, Delta’s best friend is suspected of the crime.

Enlisting the help of her Paper Posse and Spud, her canine sidekick, Delta dives into the murder mystery. But with many high-powered suspects on the line, Delta soon realizes her sleuthing may come with deadly consequences.

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