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November 2016

Joanne M Harris #Runemarks Blog Tour

Authors, Blog tour By November 30, 2016 Tags: , , , No Comments

Joanne Harris is one author whose books I always buy when they come out, so today I’m thrilled to be taking part in the blog tour for the new edition of Runemarks, her fantastical tale of magic, adventure and Norse mythology. It’s been re-edited, and comes with a new introduction and a gorgeous cover by Andreas Preis, who also designed The…

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Book Review and #Giveaway: The English Girl by Katherine Webb

Book reviews, Giveaway By November 17, 2016 Tags: , , 8 Comments

Thanks to an open book club event run by Book-ish in Crickhowell earlier this year, I read Katherine Webb’s The English Girl when it came out in hardback. Actually, thinking about it, a friend lent me their proof copy because I was so eager to read it before the event, and meeting Katherine. It was the first book of hers…

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Book Review: A Year and a Day by Isabelle Broom

Book reviews By November 16, 2016 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Prague is high on my list of places to visit but not somewhere I’ve managed to get to, unfortunately, and with my love of European Christmas markets and wandering medieval towns with cobbled streets and stories and legends at every turn, I’ve always imagined that it’s especially magical this time of year. Happily, one of the joys of reading is being…

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An afternoon with Choc Lit’s Pink Ladies

Authors, Books, Events By November 14, 2016 Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

If you follow me on social media or have ever read this blog before, you’ll know that books, chocolate and adventures with squirrels (and yes, Squizzey, especially one in particular) are three of my favourite things. Luckily, I caught a Facebook post by Evonne Wareham earlier last week advertising an event that combined all three. On Thursday lunchtime, Squizzey and I ventured over to…

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