Reading Bingo 2017

I spotted Book Bingo posts from the fabulous bloggers Cleo over at CleopatraLovesBooks and Marina at Finding Time to Write last year and  I thought it seemed like a fun way of looking at the books I had read over the year. I gave it a go last year and thought I’d try my hand…

Toppling the TBR pile – Transworld Books

It’s getting to that time of year again, where the excitment builds and we can’t wait to see what treats are in store. I am of course talking about the release of publishers catalogues for next year. So I’ve looked through these which much the same eagerness as when I am armed with the Christmas…

Six Degrees of Separation – December 2017

I spotted this meme on the outstanding blogs of Susan at A Life in Books and Marina at Finding Time to Write. If you haven’t visited their blogs I’d recommend you do for insightful reviews, bookish observations and original poetry. The meme was created by Kate at Books Are My Favourite and Best. From what…

2018 – what to expect

2017 has been an exciting time for book worms and come 2018 it looks like the outpouring of  brilliant books doesn’t appear to be abating. I’ve scoured Twitter and asked publishers, authors and bloggers to let me know which titles to keep an eye out for next year. First up some December 2017 to get…

Six Degrees of Separation – December 2017

I spotted this meme on the outstanding blogs of Susan at A Life in Books and Marina at Finding Time to Write. If you haven’t visited their blogs I’d recommend you do for insightful reviews, bookish observations and original poetry. The meme was created by Kate at Books Are My Favourite and Best. From what…

Nic Parker – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Nic Parker to the blog. Nic’s debut horror novel, Descent to Hell was published by Mainbook Verlag on 16 January 2017. Nic kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Descent to Hell. Descent to Hell is probably not the classic horror one would expect….

Six Degrees of Separation – October 2017

I spotted this meme on the outstanding blogs of Susan at A Life in Books and Marina at Finding Time to Write. If you haven’t visited their blogs I’d recommend you do for insightful reviews, bookish observations and original poetry. The meme was created by Kate at Books Are My Favourite and Best. From what…

Isobel Blackthorn – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Isobel Blackthorn to the blog. Isobel is the author of The Drago Tree and A Perfect Square. The Drago Tree, published by Odyssey Books was released in Spanish on 29 September 2017. 1. Tell us a little about The Drago Tree. The Drago Tree is a love story. It’s a complex…

#20BooksofSummer 2017 challenge – a round up

So the 2017 #20BooksofSummer challenge has ended. 20 books picked, to be read between 1 July and 3 September. So how did I do? Well I managed to read 20. Granted, they weren’t the 20 I originally planned to read, but never the less I mangaged to complete the challenge. And made a (very) small…