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)”
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”
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)
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”
What do you get if you mix Sex and the City with Derry Girls combined with the humour of Mrs Brown’s Boys? Well you get something like The Troubles With Us.
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”
I have the great honour of revealing the new cover for Jonathan Whitelaw’s novel, Hellcorp. Check out the blurb below:
This is another review of a Netgalley book I read recently. The review is a little late as the book is already out but I had to read it as it is by the wonderful Amanda Prowse, an author I reviewed earlier on in the year and loved called An Ordinary Life. It was aContinue reading “Book Review – Waiting to Begin by Amanda Prowse”