“A compelling tale of our time” is how I summed up Anna Mansell’s new book to a friend. That was only after I had spent the previous, what felt like, 30 minutes trying to relate just how gripping and powerful I found it using a lot more words – some of which I will share … Continue reading ARC Review: The Man I Loved Before.
Welcome back to my second Behind The Book post of the year - this time with author, Juliette Lawson. Some of you may know her as Julie Cordiner but for her first work of historical fiction she has adopted a pen name to differentiate from her non-fiction work. I was lucky enough to be a … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Juliette Lawson.
It's back! My Behind The Book series returns for its third season today - and I couldn't be more excited to be kicking off with author Miriam Halahmy, who has a new YA novel, Always Here For You, out this week. There are many strings to Miriam's bow, including working as a teacher for 25 … Continue reading A Look Behind The Book With Miriam Halahmy.
It's official, I want to be an archaeologist - and it's all thanks to Kate Field's new book. The way she writes about it in A Dozen Second Chances is more than just passionate, it’s exciting and infectious. I immediately wanted to jack in a 20 plus year career and head off to a dig … Continue reading ARC Book Review: A Dozen Second Chances.