Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1

  Another amazing reading year! I feel so incredibly lucky to be part of the book blogging community and to have made contacts with authors, bloggers and blog tour organisers that have all introduced to me to a wealth of literary riches this year. There have been far too many excellent books to limit myself … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1

The Path to Somerset – Janet Wertman

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  After the tragic romance of Jane the Quene, the second book in The Seymour Saga trilogy, The Path to Somerset, takes a dark turn through an era in which … Continue reading The Path to Somerset – Janet Wertman

Blog Tour: A Barrow Boy’s Cadenza – Pete Adams

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and to Emma Welton of damppebbles blog tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Surviving a terrorist explosion, a tutu incident, and a night of celebratory drinking, hungover hero DCI Jack Austin proposes an ill-advised alliance … Continue reading Blog Tour: A Barrow Boy’s Cadenza – Pete Adams

Scot Free in Hollywood – Robertson Tait

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Three years after a shrewd director's eye plucked him from obscurity, Kyle's movie career has taken him from rebellious unknown to reluctant movie sensation. Along the way he has … Continue reading Scot Free in Hollywood – Robertson Tait

Dancing Fairies – Jenny Way

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author, Faye Rogers at Authoright and Clink Street Publishing.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Follow the adventures of the Dancing Fairies as they dance and play every night and day See them fly over hills, in gardens, on … Continue reading Dancing Fairies – Jenny Way

Guest Post: The Magic of Books – Zarina Macha

  Today I am honoured to be hosting a guest post by the author Zarina Macha, to celebrate the release of her new novel, Anne.  Not only that, but it's a post about my favourite subject... books.  Enjoy! The Magic Of Books – Zarina Macha   Do I believe in magic? Not in a literal, izzy-wizzy, … Continue reading Guest Post: The Magic of Books – Zarina Macha

Holiday Shorts!

  I am back from my 'reading retreat' (which was basically just me staying in a local hotel for a couple of nights sans kids, pets and snoring hubby).  Obviously I didn't get through the whole of my rather optimistic pile of books, but I did manage a few, so I thought I would summarise … Continue reading Holiday Shorts!

Blog Tour: Full Metal Cardigan – David Emery

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author, Fledgling Press, and Kelly Lacey of Love Books Group Tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  “Whilst I continued to spend my days buffing up the bones of the dead, I knew in my heart I … Continue reading Blog Tour: Full Metal Cardigan – David Emery

One Book Ahead…

Gotta keep One blog ahead of the deadlines One post ahead of the pile Retweet, gotta go that extra mile (That’s dedication!)   One book ahead of the schedule That’s all, and that’s not far You guys, haven’t seen my TBR!   #bookworm #booklove #amreading #bookblog   Just a short review guys (Spread the booklove, … Continue reading One Book Ahead…