Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Book Trivia- Ellery Adams

I am always thrilled when today's trivia host visits- Ellery Adams is here!! Ellery is the author of The Book Retreat Mysteries,The Charmed Pie Shoppe Mysteries, The Books By the Bay Mysteries.

To celebrate the release of Breach of Crust, the 5th Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery, I thought it would be fun to host a “pie question” contest. These questions are a mixture of questions based on facts from The Charmed Pie Shoppe books and your personal opinions or experiences, so everyone should be able to post a correct entry! A random winner will receive these enchanting Lennox Butterfly Meadow measuring spoons. Questions will appear below the blurb of Breach of Crust, which comes out April 5th.

Plate up another slice of Southern magic and mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Lemon Pies and Little White Lies . . .


Ella Mae LeFaye’s delicious pies are still drawing long lines—as well as the attention of Beatrice Burbank, president of the Camellia Club, a philanthropic organization comprised of high-society Southern ladies from the charming and affluent town of Sweet Briar, Georgia. To ensure the success of their centennial dessert cookbook, Bea hires Ella Mae to teach the tasty tricks of her trade to the club’s members at their annual retreat. Eager to work on new recipes for customers with food allergies and dietary restrictions, Ella Mae readily agrees.

But when Ella Mae finds Bea’s body floating in Lake Havenwood, she wonders what she’s gotten herself mixed up in. Someone certainly wanted Bea to eat humble pie, and the retreat offers no shortage of unsavory characters, including Ella Mae’s longtime nemesis, Loralyn Gaynor. Ella Mae definitely doesn’t need magic to tell her she must find the killer before someone else gets panned.

Pie Questions – Contest

1. Name one of Ella Mae’s aunts and her corresponding magical power.

2.Do you remember your first piece of pie? Who made/served it to you?

3. What is the name/breed of Ella Mae’s dog?

4. As a child, what sort of magical things did you believe in?

5. What is the title of the second book in The Charmed Pie Shoppe series?

6. Which pie variety do Americans like best?

7. What’s your favorite pie?

That’s it! Easy as…yeah, you get the picture. Thank you for supporting cozy mysteries!

The contest will run until Saturday @12 AM EST. Good Luck everyone!


  1. I collect measuring spoons, so I have to answer, even if I don't know all the answers!

    1. This one I don't know. :(
    2. I think it was probably a very simple chocolate pudding pie from my grandmother.
    3. Jack Russell terrier
    4. That my toys came alive when I wasn't there. :)
    5. Peach Pies and Alibis
    6. Apple?
    7. Apple. :)

  2. 1.magical mystical powers of transference.
    2.Apple pie made by my grandmother.
    3.Jack Russell Terrier.
    4.Trips that were fantastical.
    5. Peach Pie and Alibis.
    7.Lemon Meringue Pie.
    Thanks for this delightful feature. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

  3. 1. Not familiar with series so I want to read it based on review.
    2. My mother's delicious apple pie.
    3. Charleston Chew aka Chewy is a Jack Russell Terrier
    4. Angels
    5. Peach Pies and Alibis
    6. Apple
    7. Razzleberry or Triple Berry Pie


  4. 1.Ella has magical powers that allow her to persuade others via her pies. Her pies are enchanting.
    2. My aunt's delectable chocolate custard pie.
    3. Jack Russell Terrier
    4. Flying saucers.
    5. Peach Pies and Alibis.
    6.Apple Pie.
    7. Strawberry Rhubarb Pie.

  5. 1. One of Ella’s magical powers allows her pies to persuade others.
    2. The first piece of pie I remember eating was from an apple pie made by my mother.
    3. Ella Mae’s dog is a Jack Russell Terrier and his name is Charleston Chew a/k/a Chewy.
    4. The magical things I believed in most as a child were Santa Clause, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy.
    5. The second book in The Charmed Pie Shoppe series is Peach Pies and Alibis.
    6. I think most Americans like apple pie the best/most.
    7. My favorite pie is peach pie.

    Thank you for this fun trivia!

  6. 1. Ella persuades others thru her magical powers thru her pies
    2. Dutch apple pie - my mom's best pie
    3. Jack Russell Terrier, Chewy
    4. Santa Claus
    5. Peach Pies and Alibis
    6. Strawberry Pie


  7. 1. Verena who can tell if someone is lying or not
    2. I don't remember my first piece of pie, but one of my favorites that my mom made was butterscotch. My mom probably made the first piece of pie I had.
    3.Chewy (Charleston Chew) a Jack Russell Terrier
    4.Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and the Easter Bunny were my big beliefs.
    5.Peach Pies And Alibis
    6.I would guess apple pie is America's favorite.
    7.Egg custard pie is my favorite.

  8. #7 - Never met a piece of pie I didn't like! Just want to say that I love this series!

  9. WInner is JCzaplewski! Congratulations!!


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