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Christmas, a wedding, and a mystery...

One for the Books has it all!

Want to get away (fictionally)? 

Paris is Always a Good Idea

What's Being Said? 

Praise for Paris Is Always a Good Idea 


"This flawless rom-com is sure to delight." -- Publishers Weekly, ★ starred review


"McKinlay proves she is also a master at romantic women's fiction with this dazzling novel." -- Booklist


"A playful breezy read that I couldn't put down!"–Abby Jimenez, USA Today bestselling author of The Friend Zone


 "A delightful romance with characters I adored! Jenn McKinlay takes readers along on a fun and charming adventure in Paris Is Always a Good Idea."–Emily March, New York Times bestselling author


 "Eat Pray Love meets Mamma Mia! I devoured this clever novel in one sitting!"–Lori Nelson Spielman, New York Times bestselling author


 "Witty, warm and wonderful…an American Fleabag, told with heart, hope and joie de vivre."—Lori Wilde, New York Times bestselling author


"McKinlay spins a funny yet poignant tale."—Jen DeLuca, author of Well Met


"A funny and charming romp of self-discovery…. You'll feel like you've been on a European vacation even if you didn't make it out of your own back yard."—Kwana Jackson, USA Today bestselling Author 


"Sparkles with wit yet is profoundly humane at its core. You will be rooting for Chelsea through all her travels."--Jenny Holiday, USA Today bestselling author


"Paris Is Always a Good Idea made me smile, cry, swoon, and cheer. It's a beautiful, funny, and relatable story about finding yourself."—Sarah Smith, author of Faker



Jenn is the New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher's Weekly bestselling author of several mystery and romance series. She is also the winner of the RT Reviewer's Choice Award for romantic comedy and the Fresh Fiction award for best cozy mystery. Her work has been translated into multiple languages in countries all over the world. A TEDx speaker, she is always happy to talk books, writing, reading, and the creative process to anyone who cares to listen. She lives in sunny Arizona in a house that is overrun with kids, pets, and her husband's guitars.