Today is my turn on the blogtour for the amazing ‘We Own The Sky’ by Luke Allnutt. Published by Trapeze books an imprint of Orion and available in eBook,hardback and paperback editions, this is the debut novel for the Prague based journalist and writer. About The book Anna and Rob were the perfect couple withRead more about Blog Tour- ‘We Own The Sky’ by Luke Allnutt[…]
Today I am pleased to welcome you to a semi-regular blog post feature wherein it is my privilege to host the thoughts of other book bloggers. In a similar way to a round robin, we are all taking it in turns to share the bookish love and talk about how, where and why we fellRead more about Guest Post- Chrissy’s Books on her love for reading[…]
2018 has been such a good year to me , bookwise, that I am trying to pick books that may have flown under the radar and not picked up as much as the big hitters. So the names you may see here might not be immediately obvious but hopefully they will pique some interestRead more about My Top 10 Books of 2018-Part 2[…]
So we bid farewell to November…and turn our focus towards Christmas-books on our wish list ,time to unwind (hopefully!) and relax with a good read!
What’s on your Christmas list and have you been good enough to get what you wanted?
Before we hit that silly season, hard , here’s my monthly Wrap Up-how did you do? Did you read more or less than you thought you would? Were you taken by surprise at all by anything you read? Read more AboutNovember Bookish WrapUp …
Many , many thanks to Penguin Random House and Netgalley for letting me read ‘The Winters’ by Lisa Gabrielle I hesitate to call it a ‘reimaging’ of ‘‘Rebecca’ by Daphne Du Maurier because it is entirely it’s own beast, however I would say it is a homage. From the changed roles-Mrs Danvers to Dani, Maxim De WinterRead more about Netgalley Review/Recommendation-‘The Winters’ by Lisa Gabrielle[…]
*Warning* Go further into this review only if you like a heady amount of sex in your fiction. . . . .Still here? Let’s go! I was thoroughly delighted to be involved in this blogtour run by Anne Cater of #RandomThingsBookTours to promote the quite special ‘‘A Torch In His Heart’ by Anna Belfrage‘ MyRead more about BlogTour-‘A Torch In His Heart’ by Anna Belfrage[…]
However, between me requesting this and it arriving, my daughter who was a voracious reader, suddenly downed tools and stopped reading.
Being a lover of YA fiction, I took up the slack whilst haranguing her daily to stop focussing on a YouTube star’s puppy’s birthday and read.
On Thursday, November 12th, whilst scrolling through Twitter in a desperate attempt to avoid doing actual studying, I came across a tweet from Trapeze Books, advertising an ‘Orion On Tour’ event.
People from Orion’s office in London were being dispatched to Wales to discuss books with regional authors, writers, journalists, bloggers ! The deadline was the 13th to RSVP, I dashed off a quick email, not really very hopeful but was thrilled to see there was still room for a little blogger like myself.
Early last year the first book by Riley Sager, ‘Final Girls’ was heralded by no less than my all time favourite writer, Stephen King. This made it an automatic must read and I was not disappointed. The follow up, ‘Last Time I Lied’, again takes liberties with the trope of an unreliable narrator,places it in aRead more about Netgalley Book Review and Extract-‘Last Time I Lied’ by Riley Sager[…]
I gratefully received a copy of this book courtesy of Lovereading4kids in return for an honest review. An engaging and involving read,I genuinely found myself connecting with the main character, Rosa. She is a fully realised character we meet at the time of her experimental surgery to transplant her brain into the body of a girl,Read more about Young Adult Book Recommendation-‘She,myself and I’ by Emma Young[…]