Book Review – Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune

I must admit I haven’t read his first novel, House in the Cerulean Sea. However I have heard so many good things about that novel and so I jumped at the chance to read and review this title through Netgalley. Needless to say I am now biting at the bit to read his previous title.Continue reading “Book Review – Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune”

New Podcast Episode Out Now!!

Episode 3 of Speaking LITerally Podcast is now live. We had so much fun with this one as we interviewed military veteran turned self published author, C T Ortega. It was an inspiring interview and definitely worth a listen. CT Ortega retired from his 20 year career from the military last May and has sinceContinue reading “New Podcast Episode Out Now!!”

Book Review – From Here to Eternity (Travelling the world to find the good death) by Caitlin Doughty (Audiobook)

Did you know that one of the traditions in Japan is to gather around the cremated remains of their dearly departed, and using chopsticks to pick up bone fragments and placing these in the urn, leaving the hyoid bone to last? This is just one of many interesting facts on this audiobook. If you areContinue reading “Book Review – From Here to Eternity (Travelling the world to find the good death) by Caitlin Doughty (Audiobook)”

Book Review – The Writer and The Throne by Caleb Ortega

To mark the recording of our next podcast episode of Speaking Literally Podcast today in which we interviewed, fantasy author, C.T Ortega here is my review of his first book in the Warfare of the Gods series, The Writer and The Throne. 📚Blurb📚 Welcome to Saggilmut, a heavenly realm that is all but serene, tornContinue reading “Book Review – The Writer and The Throne by Caleb Ortega”

Book Review – The Mismatch by Sara Jafari

This was another Netgalley review, however this book is out now. As always, I was gifted a free copy in exchange for an honest review. 📚Blurb📚 For a young woman who just wants to get her first kiss out of the way, a rugby player seems like the perfect mismatch. But a kiss is neverContinue reading “Book Review – The Mismatch by Sara Jafari”

Book Review – A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas

I last read this book two years ago, I borrowed it from the library but last Christmas my amazing fiance, bought me the whole series so I thought it was time to reread it so I can finish the series (I only read the first two last time)

Book Review – The Lock In by Phoebe Luckhurst

Its time for another Netgalley review, this time its The Lock In by Phoebe Luckhurst which is out tomorrow (22nd July) The Lock In is mostly set over one day, or to be exact one consecutive period of time when a group of housemates (and one of the housemate’s date) becomes locked in the atticContinue reading “Book Review – The Lock In by Phoebe Luckhurst”

Cover reveal – Dancers in the Wind by Anne Coates

In collaboration with Red Dog Press I am honoured to give you the first sneak peek at the cover for Anne Coates’ new novel, Dancers in the Wind, coming out August 10th. BLURB She is hunting for the truth, but who is hunting her? Freelance journalist and single mother Hannah Weybridge is commissioned by aContinue reading “Cover reveal – Dancers in the Wind by Anne Coates”

Book Review – Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

I read this as part of a buddy read and it is one I have wanted to read for a while. I read Of Mice and Men as part of my school studies many many years ago and I found I really enjoyed it and liked Steinbeck’s writing style so I thought I would giveContinue reading “Book Review – Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck”