As I read, I often like to have a little nibble and snack and so I began to think what sort of food would best go with some of my favourite books! I thought that I would treat you all to some recipes for food that I might eat alongside reading the book! Exquisite … Continue reading From Books to Cooks!
-I've had "No Safe Home" sitting on my book shelf for a while and I've only just got round to reading it! Safe to say that I devoured it in less than 24 hours and Tara Lyons - you gave me the fear as I read it when I was in the house myself! This … Continue reading No Safe Home: Tara Lyons
I have to confess, I have actually had The Prodigal sitting in my #ToBeRead folder since November last year and have only just read it #HangsMyHeadInShame. But anyway better late than never and yes it was well worth the wait! What the blurb says: Exiled from his beloved Newcastle sixteen years ago, Detective Sergeant Lee … Continue reading The Prodigal: Nicky Black
‘Bibliosmia‘ is the enjoyment of the smell of old books. Hell, we all know someone who is a #BookSniffer 😉 2. People in Iceland read more books per capita than in any other country. When can I move there, please! 3. Books have stopped bullets...reading may save your life! See my reading is good … Continue reading #BookishFacts – just for fun!
I don't usually do personal stuff on my blog but this one is for my daughter and the sentiment is there for my son too. My kids are my everything and they make my world a little brighter every single day. Dear Daughter, This, my darling, is a letter from my heart and is an … Continue reading A Letter
What the blurb says: Elizabeth Haynes’ new psychological thriller is a brilliantly suspenseful and shocking story in which nothing is at it seems, but everything is at stake. Sarah Carpenter lives in an isolated farmhouse in North Yorkshire and for the first time, after the death of her husband some years ago and her children, … Continue reading Never Alone: Elizabeth Haynes
While it's almost impossible to choose a favourite bookshop, I do have to say that Caron and the team at Waterstones, Argyle Street in Glasgow almost always put on the very best book launches and last night's launch for Douglas Skelton's "Tag - You're Dead" was no exception! It was standing room only for this … Continue reading #Book Launch: “Tag – You’re Dead” Douglas Skelton. Waterstones, Glasgow
What the blurb says: Sam is seventeen, starving herself and longing for oblivion. Her sister, Jena, is mentally scarred and desperate to remember. Between them, they share secrets too terrible to recall. Eighteen months earlier, Sam was still full of hope: hope that she could piece together Jena’s fragmented memory after the vicious attack … Continue reading My Sister and other Liars: Ruth Dugdall
I am sooooo excited and delighted to be a part of this #CoverReveal for the third in the Kay Hunter series from Rachel Amphlett...yes folks that's right it's the 3rd in the series and I cannot wait to read it! #OnetoWatch is an eagerly awaited read in the blogging world - Rachel's books have … Continue reading #CoverReveal: Rachel Amphlett and “One to Watch”
What a weekend! If anyone had told me 2 years ago that I'd be buzzing around the UK talking to a bunch of people I'd never met before I would have laughed in their faces! Up until then I had been a quiet follower of books and authors and would sneak along to book … Continue reading #NewcastleNoir2017