#FirstLinesFriday ~ First Lines That Grab Your Attention #Reading

First Lines Friday is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. (Unfortunately the links I've seen on other blogs tell me the site can't be reached) What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off … Continue reading #FirstLinesFriday ~ First Lines That Grab Your Attention #Reading

Celebrate Library Lovers’ Month ~ #Books #Reading #TuesdayBookBlog

Celebrate Library Lovers’ Month with the Most Anticipated Reads on the Libby App. OverDrive librarians curated a special February collection of must-read titles to celebrate book lovers and lovers of libraries. I was approached by Rachel Gunia, who works with Libby, the free library reading app, to see if I would share a librarian-curated book … Continue reading Celebrate Library Lovers’ Month ~ #Books #Reading #TuesdayBookBlog

Introducing Rosie’s Review-A-Book Challenge #RRABC #BookReviews #Reading

Did you know that 99% of the reading public never post a review for a book? That's quite a staggering percentage. At Rosie Amber's Book Review Team (six years and going strong!), we often look at ways to encourage more people to review.  This autumn, Rosie has planned a Review-A-Book Challenge, with a great list of … Continue reading Introducing Rosie’s Review-A-Book Challenge #RRABC #BookReviews #Reading

#Extract from Reframe the Day by Adam M. Lowenstein @amlowenstein #SelfHelp #Motivational #reframetheday

Today I have an extract from Reframe the Day: Embracing the Craft of Life, One Day at a Time. The author is donating all profits from book sales to the Covid-19 response efforts of Direct Relief. First of all, here's the book info Requests and to-dos bombard your phone and inbox, day and night. Information … Continue reading #Extract from Reframe the Day by Adam M. Lowenstein @amlowenstein #SelfHelp #Motivational #reframetheday

#GuestPost from Alys West ~ Five Books To Transport You To Scotland #LockdownReads @alyswestyork #FridayReads

Today I'm delighted to welcome Alys West, author of Beltane (Urban Fantasy) and The Dirigible King's Daughter (Steampunk) My reviews can be found here and here. Alys’s latest novel, Storm Witch, is set in the beautiful islands of Orkney.  It’s contemporary fantasy with lots of magic, mystery, romance and stone circles. Storm Witch will be … Continue reading #GuestPost from Alys West ~ Five Books To Transport You To Scotland #LockdownReads @alyswestyork #FridayReads

List of 2020 International Book Fairs courtesy of @Kotobee #Books #Reading

 My thanks to Aliaa from Kotobee for offering their list of international book fairs throughout 2020. The ones listed below are those held in the United Kingdom and Ireland but if you'd like the worldwide list, which includes Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America and Australia, please click this link.  London Book Fair OLYMPIA, … Continue reading List of 2020 International Book Fairs courtesy of @Kotobee #Books #Reading

Confessions of a Book Hoarder… #BookTag #AmReading #BookBlogger

I saw this tag on Fiction Fan's Book Reviews and, although I don't really do many tags, this seemed like fun. Find an unread book in your TBR (physical or kindle) to match each letter of your blog name. A great way to bring attention back to possibly forgotten books needing some love. If you fancy having … Continue reading Confessions of a Book Hoarder… #BookTag #AmReading #BookBlogger

Top 20 Favourite Reads of 2019 #Books #AmReading #BookBlogger #BookLove

As the end of 2019 is almost upon us, it's favourite books of the year time! It's always a difficult choice to narrow the list down to twenty, but I do enjoy looking back at the books I've read during the year. So, in no particular order... The Lost Man ~ Jane Harper  There’s no … Continue reading Top 20 Favourite Reads of 2019 #Books #AmReading #BookBlogger #BookLove

#Books I’d Like To Read in 2020 #BookBlogger #AmReading

The time has come to either buy another bookcase, a bigger house or be ruthless and part company with some books. I haven't read anywhere near half of several hundred physical books and I've no idea of how many more are waiting on my kindle. Another few hundred, I'm sure. I never keep count for … Continue reading #Books I’d Like To Read in 2020 #BookBlogger #AmReading

#GuestPost from Joe Pulizzi #Author of The Will To Die ~ Free Audio Download #Mystery #Thriller @JoePulizzi

I'm delighted to welcome Joe Pulizzi with his guest post ~ 3 Things I Learned Moving from Business Writing to Fiction. Joe's fiction novel The Will To Die eBook and Audible version will be release on 4th March 2020. In the meantime you can download the audio and listen for free here.  Now over to Joe... I … Continue reading #GuestPost from Joe Pulizzi #Author of The Will To Die ~ Free Audio Download #Mystery #Thriller @JoePulizzi

A Christmas Hamster by Stephanie Dagg ~ PublicationDay #Giveaway @llamamum @penandfinch @rararesources

Welcome to the Publication Day Celebration for A Christmas Hamster, courtesy of Rachel's Random Resources. About the Book Cam’s career and romantic prospects take a nose dive once she becomes guardian to her young nephew. She leaves a bustling Dutch city to move to a small, dull country town in England, and where once she … Continue reading A Christmas Hamster by Stephanie Dagg ~ PublicationDay #Giveaway @llamamum @penandfinch @rararesources