Christmas Bookhaul!

My Christmas bookhaul was epic this year thanks to my husband, parents, brother and sister-in-law, and parents-in-law.  Check out this awesomeness - how lucky am I?!     And just to REALLY turn you all green, it will be my birthday in just over a month, so the forecast is looking BOOKS!!!   Wishing you … Continue reading Christmas Bookhaul!

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2018 – Part 1

    I have had the best reading year and feel so incredibly lucky to have made contacts with authors, bloggers and blog tour organisers that have all introduced to me to a wealth of literary riches! I couldn't resist the temptation to put together my first ever annual 'best of' book list, so I … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2018 – Part 1

The Rose Queen – Alison McBain

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   The Beast doesn't always wait for Beauty. Sometimes, Beauty IS the Beast. Princess Mirabella is betrothed to a repulsive old man a year after her mother's death. She … Continue reading The Rose Queen – Alison McBain

Art is a Waste of Time – Zarina Macha

    Blurb:   'Art is a Waste of Time' is the first collection of poems published by Zarina Macha. Containing around 70 poems, Macha has written extensively in styles of satire, confessionalism and free verse. This body of work contains poems Macha wrote between the years 2013 and 2018, capturing a teenage girl's growth … Continue reading Art is a Waste of Time – Zarina Macha

The Witching Well – S. D. Hintz

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   It's the end of the world… …as Murray Macabe knows it. The security of his home life has been ripped out from under him when his mother was … Continue reading The Witching Well – S. D. Hintz

The Ugly Priest – Richard Stickann

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   When a young priest makes some bad choices, it becomes a blight on his vocation that follows him all his life. Father Bernard made some bad choices. Jennifer … Continue reading The Ugly Priest – Richard Stickann

The Snow Witch – Rosie Boyes

    *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   A GRANDFATHER CLOCK. A GLASS LOCKET. A POWERFUL CURSE UNLEASHED ON CHRISTMAS EVE. Twelve-year-old Kitty Wigeon can't wait for Christmas at St Flurries, a grand old manor … Continue reading The Snow Witch – Rosie Boyes

Ollie Discovers… the Planets! – Anya Acres

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:   The Ollie Discovers Books are full of Facts, Fiction and Fun! As Ollie looked up at the beautiful shimmering stars, he decided that he wanted to explore … Continue reading Ollie Discovers… the Planets! – Anya Acres

Mercy’s First Semester – W. M. Bunche

    *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   RECIPIENT OF THE B.R.A.G. MEDALLION     Blurb:   Raised in a religious immigrant family, Mercy rebels against all rules. To avoid a destined path of self-destruction, Mercy enlists … Continue reading Mercy’s First Semester – W. M. Bunche

Ghost Walk – Melissa Bowersock

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   RECIPIENT OF THE B.R.A.G. MEDALLION     Blurb:   Lacey Fitzpatrick is an ex-LAPD detective with an axe to grind. Tainted by the betrayal of her drug-dealing cop boyfriend, she's on … Continue reading Ghost Walk – Melissa Bowersock