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On young boys and 'proper books'

A few weeks ago, an adult who should have known better made the mistake of saying to my eight-year-old son: ‘If you want to go to a good school and do well in your education, you need to read proper books, not stuff like Wimpy Kid.’ She then helpfully went on to give some examples of some ‘proper books’ that he should instead be reading: Treasure Island was one, The Wind in the Willows was another. 1,099 more words

Crime And Thrillers

Nothing to Lose - a great story for mystery fans.

I am absolutely delighted with, and grateful for, this fantastic new review of Nothing to Lose. Thank you, Sue Dawson!

“I had not read the first DI Marsh book but that wasn’t a problem as apart from a couple of times when it was obvious that certain characters had a background together this is a stand alone novel.

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#BlogTour Parallel Lies by Georgia Rose

I am delighted to kick off the blog tour for the romantic crime novel Parallel Lies by Georgia Rose with a guest post, review, and giveaway. 688 more words

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Blogival #bookreview: The Horse's Arse by Laura Gascoigne @gilbster1000 @AuthorightUKPR

I’m excited to be part of the Clink Street Blogival for the second year running, this year with a review of The Horse’s Arse by Laura Gascoigne. 407 more words

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Holiday reading: the books

So here it is. The final selection, and I must say I’m feeling pretty confident about them all. The eagle-eyed among you may notice that I have broken one of… 173 more words


#BookReview Dying to Live by Michael Stanley @Orendabooks

I am delighted to be on the blog tour today for Michael Stanley’s Dying to Live. I have previously enjoyed books in this series, and you can read my reviews for… 341 more words

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Paula Goes to Heaven

Does this woman belong in Heaven? Don’t answer it – it’s a rhetorical question.

Do you remember Paula from Life Without Me? The washed-up actress with a chequered past and a ferocious sexual appetite?  131 more words