My thanks to the publisher, Fly on the Wall Poetry Press and Anne Cater for inviting me to take part in this blog tour. I was instantly intrigued by Bad Mommy, Stay Mommy. My experience of motherhood with my firstborn was blighted by postnatal depression, and as a result I am fascinated by prose and … Continue reading Bad Mommy, Stay Mommy by Elisabeth Horan
I don't read very much in the way of non-fiction, and this book has me wondering why the heck not! Not only did I find it a riveting read, but I found it really inspirational too. Hard Pushed is part-memoir and follows the career of the author, Leah Hazard from her student days right through … Continue reading Hard Pushed: A Midwife’s Story by Leah Hazard
I'm delighted to be on the blog tour today for A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs. My thanks to Rachel at Rachel's Random Resources for inviting me to take part. Maisie Clark has dreams of becoming a writer, and when the dreams she has worked so hard to achieve are delivered a blow … Continue reading A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs
Earlier this year, I read and enjoyed Summer on the Italian Lakes by Lucy Coleman (my review is here!) and it is now available on e-book for only 99p, an absolute steal! The purchase links are just below! In the meantime, I'm delighted to hand over to the author herself so she can tell you … Continue reading Summer on the Italian Lakes by Lucy Coleman – 99p!!
I reviewed A Greek Affair earlier in the year, and it was the perfect dose of sun-filled romance! Click here to read my review! Even better - it is now available on Kindle for just 99p! Read ahead for more information on the novel, and also the chance to win some lovely prizes!! About the … Continue reading A Greek Affair by Linn B. Halton – 99p!!
I'm delighted to be opening the blog tour today for Liberation Square by Gareth Rubin. My thanks to Jenny Platt at Michael Joseph/Penguin Random House for inviting me to take part. When I was at secondary school, I read Making History by Stephen Fry. At that time I was new to the idea of 'what … Continue reading Liberation Square by Gareth Rubin
I'm delighted to be on the blog tour today for Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech. My thanks go to Anne Cater and Orenda Books for inviting me along to take part. This is the first novel I've read by Louise Beech, and it abso-flipping-lutely will not be the last. I found Call Me … Continue reading Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech
I'm fully invested in my university work at the moment and so blogging and non-uni reading are having to take a back seat as I write and finalise my last assignments, and then of course it will be on to writing my dissertation, which I'm alternately excited and terrified about. I've done so incredibly well … Continue reading March Round-Up
I am so thrilled to be taking part in the blog tour today for Laura Pearson's second novel, Nobody's Wife, which is available to buy now! I was a little late in reading Laura's first novel, Missing Pieces, and when I did read, I absolutely loved everything about it. When I heard that Nobody's Wife … Continue reading Nobody’s Wife by Laura Pearson
Having been bored to tears with poetry during my school years, I've spent many years protesting that I don't like it. Even studying for a degree in English Literature did very little to dissuade me from that stance. Technically, I got it. But, emotionally I'd never really connected with anything, at least not enough to … Continue reading Persona Non Grata (ed. Isabelle Kenyon)