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Paris Mon Amour competition - win signed advance copies

On Monday I returned from a week staying in the 5th arrondissement in Paris, a very enjoyable mix of long walks (totalling 99km, no less), art exhibitions, inspiration for my next novel, seeing friends and spending Easter weekend with my family – most of it in glorious spring weather. 437 more words


Jung Yun's long and unlikely path to publication, from Fargo to NYC and beyond


Seven acclaimed women authors shared personal stories of their writing life at the ninth annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors, held at the Pasadena Hilton on April 8. 1,076 more words

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mini review: 'Harmless Like You' by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Looking back on reviews I’ve written, it’s clear to me that for some reason I find it hardest to discuss books I enjoy the most. Either I don’t want to give too much away, and hope people enjoy the beauty for themselves. 300 more words

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review: 'White Teeth' by Zadie Smith

Another book I read last year. Sadly wasn’t all that impressed with this one. Still yet to try out any more Zadie Smith. Perhaps ‘Swing Time’ shall be next. 366 more words

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Kelly Luce's Pull Me Under: a hypnotic debut novel

What I read

Pull Me Under by Kelly Luce

What it’s about

Chizuru Akitani is 12 years old, living in Japan with her American mother and her Japanese father. 400 more words


Most Anticipated Releases April 2017.

Woohoo another month of exciting new books!! Check out this post to see if any books warm up your insides and make you want to buy them =] 3,875 more words


New on my radar: "Seas of snow" by Kerensa Jennings #TBR

I received an email today telling me of a new, debut psychological thriller.  It sounded SO brilliant, that I thought I’d spread the word and share the latest addition to my… 421 more words