My Favourite Reads: Kelly Smith, author

My Favourite Reads: Kelly Smith, author

Why I Love Fiction Writing my first book about my failed relationships was not a book I ever intended on writing. I always wanted to write fiction. I love getting lost in the minds of fiction writers: their fantasies, love stories, and heart wrenching tragedies.  I have so much going on in my own life,…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author David Tallerman

1) Who are you, and what have you written?  Well, I’ve been writing seriously for about a decade now, across quite a range of genres.  That includes fantasy – The Tales of Easie Damask trilogy and my ongoing series The Black River Chronicles; a science-fiction novella from Tor.com, Patchwerk; and horror, with my first short story collection The…

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WEE GIRL REVIEWS: The Beedog

WEE GIRL REVIEWS: The Beedog

Wee Girl Reviews We have been sent a LOT of picture books lately, which is great for us as we love them. For those of you who don’t know, my daughter Emmeline, aka ‘Wee Girl (2)’ is 7 years old and a tiny book blogger. We read picture books together at bedtime, so Emmeline can practice…

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My Writing Journey: Virginia Heath, historical romance author

My Writing Journey: Virginia Heath, historical romance author

Something a little different today … I have Virginia Heath, author of the King’s Elite books sharing her writing journey today! I am always fascinated by writers’ journeys through their careers and books. Be sure to check out Virginia’s latest book, The Mysterious Lord Millcroft. Here’s the blurb: Life as a duchess … Or something much…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM – All Aboard! The Girl On The Train

BOOK VERSUS FILM – All Aboard! The Girl On The Train

Every so often a book comes along that proves pop culture isn’t confined to Netflix, superheroes, or Kardashians. It’s normally a debut novel, usually a thriller, and naturally a lure for any Hollywood studio keen to board the gravy train. In 2015, that book even had train in the title, and keeping up with this…

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Top 10 Authentic YA Reads You Cannot Miss

Top 10 Authentic YA Reads You Cannot Miss

All About YA … Sex, assault, cutting, eating disorders, pregnancy, race, murder, death … There are so many issues in the world that it’s confusing for adults, never mind young people! This is why I am SO passionate about contemporary YA Fiction and why I have rounded up some of my favourites below. Enjoy! 1) Just…

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