Dear Mina V. Esguerra, My friend Kat Mayo from Book Thingo recommended this book to me last week so I bought it. Lucky for me, I also read it basically straight away. I’d never heard of your books before (even though you have a decent backlist – yay for me) ... more >
Welcome to the Promotional Thread for Authors. What’s this you say? I read quite a few blogs outside the romance blogosphere and many of the big ones have a daily open thread where the commenters drive the bus. The rules for Author Promo Night Open Thread are as follows: The ... more >
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Here’s a quick recap of some of my recent reads and ones I’m slowly working on. The Heart – Maylis de Kerangal (translation by Sam Taylor) Just before dawn on a Sunday morning, three teenage boys go surfing. Returning home, exhausted, the driver lets the car drift off the road ... more >
Bryony and her sisters have come down in the world. Their merchant father died trying to reclaim his fortune and left them to eke out a living in a village far from their home in the city. But when Bryony is caught in a snowstorm and takes refuge in an ... more >
Life isn’t all love and cupcakes … Katie has had her fair share of bad luck, but when she finally realises her dream of opening a bakery it seems things can only get better. But the reality of running a business hits Katie hard and whilst her partner, Steve, tries ... more >