I’m delighted to be welcoming  Kathryn Freeman to the blog today.  Kathryn is an author published by those lovely independent publishers, Choc Lit, and to celebrate the paperback release of Before You, Kathryn is sharing an excerpt for you to feast your eyes on.  Formula…

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My guest today is debut author Melvyn Fickling.  Chatting to us about his first novel, Bluebirds : A Battle of Britain Novel we’ll be finding out about his inspiration, research and much more.  As well as reading this today, I recommend you read about this…

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You may remember that last year I attended local event ‘Tea at Tuckton Library’ where Rosanna Ley was the guest. It was an amazing experience!  Rosanna spoke briefly about The Little Theatre by the Sea which drew me in … and having now read it,…

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Today I’m taking part in the blog tour for Alex Christofi’s second novel, Let Us Be True (published by Serpent’s Tail in Kindle and Hardcover format 10th August). Like me, you’ve probably seen authors share on social media photos of actors/musicians that bear a resemblance…

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Sea is Sarah Driver’s debut novel and it’s packed full of adventure.  Readers 9+ will love this quest! Format: Kindle Edition File Size: 6700 KB Print Length: 336 pages Publisher: Egmont (6 April 2017) Language: English ASIN: B01M16E59T In the sky, the fire spirits dance and ripple. Grandma says they showed…

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You probably know by now that I’m reducing my days at work from September (this academic year has literally had wings!).  I love my job and I’m passionate about our school community and I feel blessed that this is something I can do. When there’s…

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As you might guess from my love of colour I’m a ‘visual’ person.  Colours are so important in my life!  They have the power to affect change on subtle levels as well as making a difference to space and temperature in relation to interior decor.  I…

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In March 2016, Annemarie Neary was in my hot seat chatting about her novel Siren.  I’m honoured to have been able to read her latest release, The Orphans, ahead of publication (you’re in for a page turning read!). The Orphans is publishing today in Kindle…

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I have a guest review for you today from Laura for The Favourite, S V Berlin’s debut novel which publishes 3rd August by Myriad Editions.   Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Myriad Editions (3 Aug. 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 0993563384 ISBN-13: 978-0993563386 A compelling literary debut that explores the dark heart of…

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