WOW!  The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy swept me off my feet and deposited me in a world I wanted to live in.  This is easily (by far) my favourite read of 2017… Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Pushkin Children’s Books (27 July 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 1782691499 ISBN-13: 978-1782691495 Every…

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It’s not very often I come across a resource for children and adults that makes me feel excited and passionate but that’s what happened with Tutorfair.  I’m delighted to be sharing with you Joe’s 5 best fiction books to improve your creative writing but first,…

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You’ll be no stranger to the #SherbetBox from Claire Keay at Sherbet Lane on Jera’s Jamboree (and if you don’t know about it, where have you been 🙂 ) I couldn’t resist buying the Bookworm stationery subscription box.   To my shame though I’ve only…

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I’m delighted to be welcoming Cynthia Austin today.  Cynthia is chatting to us about her latest release, A Penny’s Worth.  Find out her inspiration, how protagonist Sara surprised her and much more.  Enjoy! Cynthia Austin lives in Northern California with her husband, two boys, and…

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When I was asked if I would like to read and review Sophie Chen Keller’s debut, The Luster of Lost Things, I was drawn in: Through Walter’s eyes readers return to the magical world we each inhabited as children where every person you meet is…

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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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