Is There Such a Thing as a Bad Book?

Interesting question, don’t you think?  I run a book club once a month. Some weeks we have very strong and varied opinions on books.  The women pull no punches and often slate our chosen book saying it was ‘rubbish’, or they ‘hated’ it.     Being a writer myself, I am very tolerant of books…

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The Shape of Revenge – Georgia Rose.

5* Even better than the last! `   Having read ‘A Killer Strikes’ and the Grayson Trilogy, I was itching to read this book which is the second in the writer’s latest series, ‘A Shade Darker’. It didn’t disappoint. I was delighted to discover the storyline centres around ‘Sharon’ – a very memorable character from…

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From Memoir to Fiction

With the final edits taking place on my new novel, I have pondered how to best serve my readers and give better content.   After a lot of soul-searching, I began to realise that it is time to move away from my memoir ‘Catch Me If I Fall’ and the trauma within the pages of…

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The Dark Hours – Book Review

  I have decided to write the occasional blog on books that I read. What better way to start than with a book written by my editor ‘Alison Williams’!  It’s always good to check that your editor practices what she preaches, (said tongue in cheek!) I was not disappointed, it was brilliantly written and I…

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Why Reading is Good for Your Health

When did you last lose yourself in a good book? I believe something rather magical happens when we get lost in a book. We not only lose ourselves within the pages, but we sometimes find a piece of ourselves too!  In recent times, I’ve been reading around three books a week. I’ve had to reduce this slightly since I…

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Book Review

No Monday blog today I’m afraid.  Instead, I thought I would do a couple of book reviews. I’m reading like a crazy person at the moment, since I have a lot to catch up on having never been a big reader before. They say the best authors read a lot, so I’m now cramming in…

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