Blog Tour: Murder in an Irish Bookshop – Carlene O’Connor

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author, Canelo Crime and Kelly Lacey of Love Books Tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The opening of a new bookstore becomes the closing chapter in an author’s life... Kilbane’s new bookshop is hosting an event featuring up-and-coming Irish writers … Continue reading Blog Tour: Murder in an Irish Bookshop – Carlene O’Connor

Catch-Up Quickies 6

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 6

Dear Reader: The Comfort and Joy of Books – Cathy Rentzenbrink

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Picador – Pan Macmillan and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Dear Reader is a moving, funny and joyous exploration of how books can change the course of your life, packed with recommendations from one reader to another.For as long … Continue reading Dear Reader: The Comfort and Joy of Books – Cathy Rentzenbrink

Blog Tour: The Book Lovers – Victoria Connelly

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Author Callie Logan never expected to swap her life in London for one in rural Suffolk but, after the breakdown of her marriage, she … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Book Lovers – Victoria Connelly

Guest Post: The Colour of Mermaids – Catherine Curzon & Eleanor Harkstead

  Today I am honoured to be hosting a guest post by the author Eleanor Harkstead, to celebrate the launch of her latest book with co-author Catherine Curzon, The Colour of Mermaids.   First, here is the book!   Blurb:   When artist Eva Catesby is invited to an exhibition in honour of art world enfant terrible … Continue reading Guest Post: The Colour of Mermaids – Catherine Curzon & Eleanor Harkstead

Blog Tour: The Pale Ones – Bartholomew Bennett

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, Inkandescent, and Anne Cater of  Random Things Blog Tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Pulped fiction just got a whole lot scarier… Few books are treasured. Most linger in the dusty purgatory of the bookshelf, the attic, the … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Pale Ones – Bartholomew Bennett

The Editor – Steven Rowley

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  After years of struggling as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally gets his big break when his novel sells to an editor at a … Continue reading The Editor – Steven Rowley