Thursday, February 27, 2020

Today I'm joining 
Berkley Mystery 
in celebrating the upcoming March 10 release of  
Book 1 in the Sassy Cat Mysteries
by Jennifer J. Chow


Mimi Lee is in over her head. There's her new Los Angeles pet grooming shop to run, her matchmaking mother to thwart, her talking cat Marshmallow to tend to—oh, and the murder of a local breeder to if only Mimi hadn't landed herself on top of the suspect list. 

Mimi Lee hoped to give Los Angeles animal lovers something to talk about with her pet grooming shop, Hollywoof. She never imagined that the first cat she said hello to would talk back or be quite so, well, catty—especially about those disastrous dates Mimi's mother keeps setting up. 

When Marshmallow exposes local breeder Russ Nolan for mistreating Chihuahuas, Mimi steals some of her cat's attitude to tell Russ off. The next day the police show up at Hollywoof. Russ has been found dead, and Mimi's shouting match with him has secured her top billing as the main suspect. 

Hoping to clear her name and save the pups Russ left behind, Mimi enlists help from her dreamy lawyer neighbor Josh. But even with Josh on board, it'll take Mimi and Marshmallow a lot of sleuthing and more than a little sass to get back to the pet-grooming life—and off the murder scene.

About Jennifer J. Chow

(also writes as J.J. Chow; Author Page here:

Jennifer J. Chow creates multicultural mysteries and fantastical young adult stories. She lives in Los Angeles, where she hunts for all things matcha.

Her short fiction has most recently appeared in Over My Dead Body! Magazine, Hyphen Magazine, and Yay! LA Magazine. Her Asian-American novels include the Winston Wong Cozy Mystery series, The 228 Legacy, and Dragonfly Dreams. Learn more at

Connect on Instagram and Twitter: @jenjchow


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  1. How Pawdorablly PRECIOUS.Hollywoof ( "" )( "" )
    I love it. A fabulously unique story.
    Thanks for a wonderful review of this adorable book.
    Blessings to you both for success

  2. "MIMI LEE GETS A CLUE" by Jennifer J. Chow sounds like a fun book and one I would love the opportunity to read.

    Thanks for the heads up!
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

  3. Absolutely Pawdorablly cute story --> talking cat Marshmallow,
    Hollywoof. That's where you had me :-)
    Everything thing else is just MORE Fabulous.
    Certainly a must to check ✔ out at this point.
    I adore Unique fresh stories.
    You did a wonderful review I can't wait for this to come rolling out maybe I can catch it &review myself.
    Sending YOU both Blessings for Success in your book endeavors.

  4. Thanks so much for featuring MIMI LEE GETS A CLUE on your blog! I'm so excited to see it go out to readers on March 10th. Yay!

  5. This sounds ADORABLE. The entire story line is cute.
    Hollywood and talking cat. This will do great
    Everyone In the book world has an animal ( "" )( "')
    LOVING this.
    Blessings to you for success on your book