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Autumn Book Feels

Booktober is finally here! I’m so excited! You can find out more about Booktober, as well as what I’m reading each week here.

Autumn and Winter are actually my favourite seasons for reading. 198 more words


My Christmas conundrum

I know it’s still September, but only just. The shops are already full of Christmas stuff. Saw some ugly trees at Dobbies the other day, and was disappointed, as this year I might actually be interested in a new tree (on account of the old one possibly not fitting into the new house so well). 390 more words


James Patterson just gets more and more awesome!

I swear he does! First off he publishes a new book every few months it seems (don’t beleive me, check out the James Patterson shelf in any bookshop – they (and it will be they) will be… 399 more words

Cool Jewels

Blowing in the wind

Sometimes a random stroke of luck brightens the day for me. Like a chance encounter with the woman behind the bookshop counter who, in answer to my question about her love of writing, revealed herself to be a fan of mine. 132 more words


Welcome to Wigtown

Located in beautiful Dumfries and Galloway, Wigtown is Scotland’s National Book Town. Often overshadowed by Hay-on-Wye, south-west Scotland’s own has always tried harder. Now, Wigtown has come up with the… 87 more words


Demon rules and the Glasgow underground

Did you know there are rules for summoning demons? And that crime writers all refer to the same rules?

I trust I didn’t imagine this. Michael J Malone chaired the Bloody Scotland Sunday afternoon supernatural event, talking to Alexandra Sokoloff, Gordon Brown (the other one) and James Oswald. 652 more words


Sophie Hannah on Poirot

Sunday morning at Bloody Scotland just had to mean Sophie Hannah on writing the new Poirot. As Alex Gray who talked to Sophie said, it’s the kind of thing that will make you very excited. 767 more words