Book Review: Love And Other Things to Live For by Louise Leverett

*I received this book in exchange for an honest review.* Book description: Jessica Wood is an aspiring photographer living in London. She’s had her heart broken, and her friends have pieced it back together again. But across the neon lights of Soho, in the smell of alcohol and cigarette smoke, on every night bus, in […]

Author spotlight: Sophia Money-Coutts

HQ, an imprint of HarperCollins previously sent me Sophia’s debut novel The Plus One (OUT NOW) and recently they sent me a preview arc of her latest What Happens Now (COMING AUGUST 2019). I have recently been on holiday and relied heavily on my kindle for ARCs, which is where I discovered my love for […]

MA Publishing Media

In September 2017, I started an MA in Publishing Media at Oxford Brookes and with graduation swiftly approaching, I have decided to reflect back on my experience and share it with you all. Deciding to do an MA was not an easy one, for an array of different reasons — the worry of more debt, […]

Blog Tour: Trapped by Nick Louth

Title: Trapped Author: Nick Louth Publisher: Canelo Genre: Thriller Links to Book: Amazon (UK) Kobo (UK) Google Books (UK) Apple Books (UK) Blurb: Two desperate criminals. Something she never saw coming. A searing suspense thriller from bestselling author Nick Louth. In Manchester, two hardened gang members on the run take Catherine Blake and her one-year-old […]

Remember Me by D.E.White Blog Tour

Book Blurb: Fifteen years ago Ellen Smith vanished from the woods near her small Welsh village. Never to be seen again.Eight people were in the woods that night: eight splintered lives, eight people hiding a terrible secret. But who can remember the truth?Now, Ellen’s best friend, Detective Ava Cole is all grown up back in the […]

Prestige Flowers Review

Thank you to Prestige Flowers for sending me this gorgeous Valentines bouquet! There is something special about receiving flowers, the notion of thought and kindness associated with the gifting warms my heart. I was lucky enough to be sent this wonderful bouquet from Prestige Flowers in exchange for an honest review. Lets get real now…the packaging is STUNNING, […]

2018 in reading…

Yay! I read 97 books in 2018! An Isolated Incident by Emily Maguire Dog Songs by Mary Oliver A Mighty Dawn (The Wanderer Chronicles #1) by Theodore Brun Letters Home by Sylvia Plath Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 1: 1940-1956 by Sylvia Plath The Sun Is Also a Star Nicola Yoon Secrets for the Mad by Dodie Clark The Yellow Wall-Paper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Idiot Verse by Keaton HensonYou Do You: How to Be Who You Are and Use What You’ve Got to Get What […]

Scrapbook of an Unfound Songstress review…

Author: Vicky Nolan  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxH4ti0aeVw Blurb:  You’re a 15-year-old schoolgirl who has big dreams of becoming a pop star, and then one day you get your lucky break. Polydor records sends you to Copenhagen to make pop music – to make you a recording artist. You get back home and your future is looking brighter than […]

Me Mam.Me Dad. Me. Blog Tour…

Title: Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. By Malcom Duffy.  Publisher: Head of Zeus.  Blurb:  Humorous and heartbreaking debut novel with the fresh, funny, honest voice of a 14-year-old Geordie lad recounting the trials and tribulations of family life and finding first love. Nominated for the 2019 Carnegie Medal.  Danny’s mam has a new boyfriend. Initially, all […]

10 ways to overcome a book slump…

Recently I have been in a bit of a bookish slump, I  keep picking up books – reading a bit and then putting it down. Urg, I hate myself for doing this…come on Shannon – just read the darn book. So, to motivate myself and you – I am going to reveal my top tips […]