Aimee Alexander – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Aimee Alexander to the blog. Aimee is the author of All We have Lost, Pause to Rewind and Checkout Girl and her latest novel, The Accidental Life of Greg Millar was published by Lake Union Publishing on 26 April 2016. Aimee kindly answered a few of my questions 1. Tell us a…

Research by Michael J Malone – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Michael J Malone to the blog. Michael is the author of Blood Tears, A Taste for Malice and Bad Samaritan and his latest novel, A Suitable Lie was published by Orenda Books on 30 July 2016 in ebook and on 15 September 2016 in paperback. Here Michael talks about research. It’s that…

Nancy Barone – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Nancy Barone to the blog. Nancy is the author of The Husband Diet, with the sequel, My Big Fat Italian Break-Up being published on 27 July  2016. Her novel, Desserted in Sicily was published on 17 July 2016. Nancy answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about My Big Fat Italian…

The Dry by Jane Harper – review

Published by Little, Brown Publication date – 12 January 2017 Source – review copy “I just can’t understand how someone like him could do something like that. Amid the worst drought to ravage Australia in a century, it hasn’t rained in small country town Kiewarra for two years. Tensions in the community become unbearable when three…

Anna Chilvers – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Anna Chilvers to the blog. Anna is the author of Falling Through Clouds and Legging It and her latest novel, Tainted Love, was published by Bluemoose Books on 26 May 2016 Anna answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Tainted Love Tainted Love is set in the town…

Books Are My Bag Readers Awards and National Bookshop Day

Books Are My Bag (BAMB) is a national campaign championing the high street, independent bookshop. They run a variety of events to highlight the wonders of book shops and today sees the announcement of the BAMB Readers Awards. This set of awards is curated by High Street booksellers and voted for by the public. The…

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin – Review

Published by Abacus Publication date – 23 April 2015 Source – review copy Originally published as The Collected Works of A. J. Fikry. “”Who the hell are you?” A.J. asks the baby. For no apparent reason, she stops crying and smiles at him. “Maya,” she answers. That was easy, A.J. thinks. “How old are you?”…