It’s October – the perfect time to pick up a book, settle in by candlelight and listen to the rain. Or was that noise – footsteps? If you’re like me and find horror terrifying, but want to read something a little spookier I’ve got you covered.
Hello fellow book lovers, friends and friends-I-haven’t-met-yet. How’s life going? Because, let’s be honest, it’s been a whirlwind couple of years, and things have changed. And it’s not just life that’s different, we are. I know because the last time I shared a blog post here (a blog tour in […]
Hi everyone! Today is my stop on the Book Tour for Down to Earth by Betty Culley, a middle grade adventure that publishes on the 24 August 2021. Thank you to TBR and Beyond Tours for a review copy so that I could join this tour. The full tour schedule […]
We all love a good beach read. A feel-good book that entertains you on your break from work. And contrary to the name, they don’t have to be set on or at a beach! If, like me, you’re looking for some alternative summery reads, here’s a list of 5 Beach Reads That Aren’t Set On A Beach.
Before the coffee gets cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi is a poignant and affirming story about a cafe that can transport people back in time. Adapted from an award-winning play and translated into English by Geoffrey Trousselot, my heart was captured by this beautiful novel.
Velvet Opus Interviews Kassandra Flamouri, author of self-published dark ballet fantasy ‘The Chalice and the Crown’. Kassandra Flamouri talks her self-publishing journey, her “Pawsitivity” newsletter and animal companions.
I have never wanted to fall into a nightmare world more. The Chalice and the Crown is a self-published dark ballet fantasy that blurs the lines between magic and madness. It’s Black Swan meets Narnia. There’s one word for this book: divine.
I adore tense stories. I loved Daphne du Maurier’s, “Rebecca”, so I jumped at the chance to read and review an advance copy of gothic horror Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia provided by the publisher, Jo Fletcher Books, via book review site Netgalley. It promised tension, and let me tell you, it delivered.