Book launch

Liz de Jager’s Banished: Book launch and review

Book launch, Book reviews By March 3, 2014 Tags: , , , No Comments

Last Thursday, Squizz and I boarded our trusty steed, megabus, and headed to London for our first book launch of 2014. It was for Liz de Jager’s debut YA novel, Banished, the first book in The Blackhart Legacy trilogy, and was held at one of our favourite bookshops, Foyles, on Charing Cross Road. I took full advantage of that and…

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Tony Hogan Blog Tour

Authors, Book launch By July 7, 2012 Tags: , , 6 Comments

I’m thrilled to be part of the blog tour for Kerry Hudson’s debut novel Tony Hogan Bought Me an Ice Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma. Kerry was one of my early follows on Twitter and, having enjoyed her updates on writing, life and the cake essential to both of those, it’s especially lovely to help her celebrate her first novel…

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My Dream of You Launch

Authors, Book launch By June 5, 2012 Tags: , , 6 Comments

Today sees the online launch of writer pal Denyse Kirkby’s second novel, My Dream of You, and I’m very excited to be a part of the Online Launch Party. Having read and enjoyed Denyse’s debut novel Without Alice and her memoir From Zaftig to Aspie, I’m currently engrossed in reading My Dream of You. Here’s a taste of what it’s all about:…

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When Dreams Come True

Authors, Book launch By May 28, 2012 Tags: , 7 Comments

Today sees the launch of lovely writer pal Rebecca Emin’s second book When Dreams Come True, which is for readers age 10+. Here’s what When Dreams Come True is all about: Charlie is happiest when biking with Max and Toby, or watching films with Allie. But when Charlie reaches year nine (age 13), everything begins to change.  As her friends develop new…

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Housewife with a Half-Life Blogsplash

Authors, Book launch, Books By May 8, 2012 Tags: , , 2 Comments

I’m thrilled to be taking part in the Blogsplash for Housewife with a Half-Life today. It’s the debut novel from the extraordinarily talented A.B. Wells, who I know through Twitter and the #fridayflash community of writers. To celebrate the launch, she’s running activities on her Author Page on Facebook, on Twitter and on her main blog Head Above Water. There will be…

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Freaks: Invisible

Authors, Book launch By April 12, 2012 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

An exciting new collection of short stories is released today. It’s a collaboration between two remarkable writers, Caroline Smailes and Nik Perring, and comic book illustrator, Damien Craske. There are over fifty freaks and misfits in this collection and each story features a character with an unusual superpower. To celebrate the launch, I’m hosting one of the stories from the…

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99 Reasons Why by Caroline Smailes

Authors, Book launch By March 19, 2012 Tags: , 7 Comments

Author Caroline Smailes publishes her new novel today. 99 Reasons Why is a book with a difference. It is only being published as an ebook and comes with 9 different endings which readers can navigate using multiple choice questions on their Kindle or via a spinning story wheel on their iPad or iPhone. There are also two additional endings. One will be…

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Never Coming Home… The ‘Wispa It …’ Blog Tour

Authors, Book launch By February 7, 2012 Tags: , , , 13 Comments

The house was in a kind of mews, not directly on the river. Compact, made of old brick. It was a world away from the backstreets of Hackney where he’d grown up. That was an even longer time ago. Yet another name, and another life. He frowned. He didn’t need stuff like that surfacing. He was American, nowadays – it said so on…

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Highland Storms Blog Tour

Authors, Book launch By October 3, 2011 Tags: , , , , 23 Comments

Betrayed by his brother and his childhood love, Brice Kinross needs a fresh start. So he welcomes the opportunity to leave Sweden for the Scottish Highlands to take over the family estate. But there’s trouble afoot at Rosyth in 1754 and Brice finds himself unwelcome. The estate’s in ruin and money is disappearing. He discovers an ally in Marsaili Buchanan,…

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If I Could Be Anyone, I’d Be…

Authors, Book launch By September 14, 2011 8 Comments

… P!NK! Who wouldn’t want a name with a punctuation mark in it, for starters? I mean, isn’t that every writer’s dream?! P!nk’s someone who I really admire. She always seems to do her own thing without bowing to peer or media pressure which is no mean feat these days; she’s ballsy, bolshie and smart but never takes herself too…

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