Book Advent Calendar – 24 December

And so we come to the final book to be revealed in this inaugural book advent calendar. I do hope you’ve had as much fun as I have seeing what has been revealed each day. Today’s book is rather an obvious choice but one that had to be made. This is probably one of the…

Book Advent Calendar – 23 December

Today’s book is another classic children’s book. It is one that I can remember being a firm favourite of mine when I was little and all the children I have given it to have all fallen under it’s spell. I am now at the lovely stage where I can see my own children fall for it’s…

Book Advent Calendar – 22 December

Today’s book is set in New Orleans, in the age of Jazz, with the country on the brink of Prohibition and tensions running high after the First World War. Amongst the host of characters involved in the hunt for a serial killer is a young Louis Armstrong. It also won this year’s CWA John Creasey…

Book Advent Calendar – 21 December

Today’s book is the latest in a series I just discovered this year. I became so wrapped up in the characters that I read each book in the series straight after each other. The trouble with that is that I know have to wait an age for the next one!   You can read my…

Book Advent Calendar – 17 December

Today’s book is chosen by Claire who blogs at clairemca.wordpress.com Her choice is one I had not heard of, but have had to add to my wishlist after reading her review. The characters and location are unusual to say the least and it is the premise that has led me to be so curious to…

Cover Reveal – The Man Who Can’t Be Moved – Tilly Tennant

Today I’m pleased to be able to show you the cover for The Man Who Can’t Be Moved, the new novel by Tilly Tennant. About the book: Fledgling journalist Ellie Newton is keen to prove herself when she lands a hard-won job at the Millrise Echo.  So when reports come in of a man camped…

Book Advent Calendar – 16 December

Today’s book is chosen by Marina Sofia at findingtimetowrite.wordpress.com. She just happens to have chosen one of my top reads of this year, the second of only 2 5 star reads. This book is a beautifully written fictionalised account of the arrest and imprisonment of a Korean poet during WWII. This is more than a…

Book Advent Calendar – 15 December

Today’s book is another of the many debut novels I have read this year. It’s a great example of the wealth of new literary talent that has appeared in 2014. Thankfully that trend promises to continue into 2015. As for this book it was a moving, dark novel, set in the brightness of Paris bathed…

Book Advent Calendar – 14 December

The book revealed today is one of a series of books I love. The next book is on the wish list before it’s even been written. The series features one of my favourite detectives and his family is one of my favourite in fiction. It also happens to be set in beautiful Venice. I’m hoping…