Monthly Round-Ups

October Round-Up – The Books I Read In October 2016

In October I read nine books, seven of which are listed below, the other two are for forthcoming blog tours so reviews are coming soon! The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins (Black Swan) – My first read of October was a book I had been meaning to read for some time which has… Continue reading October Round-Up – The Books I Read In October 2016

Other Bookish Posts

Guest Post: A Day in the Life of a Subscription Box Owner

I am a big fan of subscription boxes as I love receiving a surprise new book and bookish goodies in the post each month. And one of my favourite subscription boxes is the Nerdy Bookworm Box, a monthly box focusing on YA fantasy and science fiction titles. Each month when I opened up the box… Continue reading Guest Post: A Day in the Life of a Subscription Box Owner

Book Reviews

Sky Hooks by Neil Campbell

Today is publication day for Neil Campbell and his novel Sky Hooks. This is Campbell’s debut novel, having previously published short story collections and poetry. I was very happy to receive a review copy of this book, which tells the story of an ordinary man navigating life in the shadow of what might have been...… Continue reading Sky Hooks by Neil Campbell

Book Reviews

The Trees by Ali Shaw

My book club read for October was The Trees, the latest novel by Ali Shaw, author of the Desmond Elliott Prize winning The Girl With Glass Feet and The Man Who Rained. It was a book that caught our attention due to its intriguing premise, not to mention its beautiful cover! ‘And out of sight,… Continue reading The Trees by Ali Shaw

Nottingham Festival of Literature

Nottingham Festival of Literature – 8-13th November 2016

The past year has been an exciting one for Nottingham’s literary scene with the city being named a UNESCO City of Literature back in December 2015. And next month sees the arrival of the Nottingham Festival of Literature, a festival which promises an exciting, diverse array of events to inform and inspire. Between the 8th… Continue reading Nottingham Festival of Literature – 8-13th November 2016

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog Tour – A Suitable Lie by Michael J Malone

Today is my stop on the blog tour for A Suitable Lie, a psychological thriller by Michael J Malone which looks behind closed doors into a troubled marriage... ‘Was it desperation, anger, jealousy? A disturbed mind’s version of an act of love?’ The story is narrated by Andy Boyd, a man who has suffered greatly… Continue reading Blog Tour – A Suitable Lie by Michael J Malone

Book Reviews

Dodge And Burn by Seraphina Madsen

Since I backed independent publisher Dodo Ink on Kickstarter last year I was eager to read their launch titles, the first of which was Dodge and Burn by Seraphina Madsen. And as I started reading I quickly realised I was joining quite a bizarre and unforgettable journey... ‘As long as my imagination was intact, there… Continue reading Dodge And Burn by Seraphina Madsen