I love to read (as you can probably tell by the number of reviews I post) but quite often when a book is finished I am left with questions - not about plot or character development, necessarily, more about the author and their path to print. Sometimes I itch to send them a tweet or … Continue reading New Series Alert: Behind The Book – Meet The Author.
When one of my favourite authors starts a new series I always do a little happy dance – and some shapes were definitely being thrown (people still do that, right?) when Holly Martin announced her latest book. Spring At Blueberry Bay wastes no time in getting into the story. Within the first few pages we … Continue reading Book Review: Spring At Blueberry Bay.
Finding one diary discarded in a skip would be a dream come true for me - let alone 148 of them. However, as biographer Alexander Masters discovers, working out what to do with them next is no easy matter. I quite often find myself on eBay wondering whether bidding on tatty journals written in scrawling, … Continue reading Book Review: A Life Discarded.
How often can you say that a book is like nothing you have ever read before? Well, Birds Art Life Death is exactly that for me. Every paragraph, every sentence, every word, even, of Kyo Maclear’s memoir felt like it had been carefully, and maybe painstakingly, selected – and the result is...perfection. The title suggests … Continue reading Book Review: Birds Art Life Death.