Tag Archives: Novel

Book Review: The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young

When New York journalist and recently bereaved mother Charlotte “Charlie” Cates begins to experience vivid dreams about children she’s sure that she’s lost her mind. Yet these are not the nightmares of a grieving parent, she soon realizes. They are … Continue reading

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Books I’m Excited About in September

We’re already half way through the month, so I thought I’d do a quick run-down of September books that have so far caught my eye. Keith Stuart’s fantastic A Boy Made of Blocks (pub. 1st Sept). Meet thirtysomething dad, Alex … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Where is Emma Butler’s Life Plan? by Julia Wilmot

Morning all, a treat for you today, as I host a stop on the blog tour for Where is Emma Butler’s Life Plan? by Julia Wilmot. We’ve got an exclusive extract and a sneaky giveaway at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: What A Way to Go by Julia Forster and a Giveaway!!

1988. 12-year-old Harper Richardson’s parents are divorced. Her mum got custody of her, the Mini, and five hundred tins of baked beans. Her dad got a mouldering cottage in a Midlands backwater village and default membership of the Lone Rangers … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Quarter Past Two on a Wednesday Afternoon by Linda Newbery

I’m pleased to say that I was asked to take part in a blog tour for the first book for adults by Costa Award Winner Linda Newbery. I’ve read the book and really enjoyed it, but I will review it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost and Found by Tom Winter

I love books in general, but I really love beautiful books, books where the designer has actually thought about what the story is saying rather than just bish, bash, bosh, get it on the shelves. Bearing this in mind, I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nights of Rain and Stars by Maeve Binchy

Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Let me explain. I loved Circle of Friends, Maeve Binchy’s book about a group of young, Irish students in the 1950s and it remains one of my favourites and a real candidate … Continue reading

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Why-Mo Must I NaNoWriMo?

See what I did there?? After promising that I wouldn’t touch NaNoWriMo with a bargepole this year (I sign up every year and do nowt) I have, again, signed up. What’s different this year is, I guess, that I feel … Continue reading

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Book Review: Monsoon Season by Katie O’Rourke

This year does seem the year for me trying new books doesn’t it? This is good though, as I’m reading things that I never would have picked up and bought myself and it’s been good to branch away from all … Continue reading

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