A Laughing Matter of Pain by Cynthia Hilston Harry Rechthart always knew how to laugh, but laughter can hide a lot of pain that’s drowned by the bottle and good times. He grew up the joker in the early 1900s in Cleveland, Ohio, but as he enters adulthood, […]
Dangerous Waters by Anne Allen Tragedy seems to follow Jeanne Le Page around . . . Can she really go through it again and survive? She is lucky to be alive at sixteen Jeanne was almost killed in a boating accident which brought heart-breaking family tragedy. Now, fifteen years […]
this odd, idiosyncratic romance is an absolute delight
The joy of asking an author questions is that you can be as imaginative as you want to be with the questions. Of course they don’t have to answer, but when they do, what an interesting insight you get into the author. Today we have Elle Spellman, author […]
She’s Bad News – Elle Spellman What would you do if you woke up with super powers? For Bella Brown, life hasn’t gone according to plan. She’s almost thirty, still living in her uneventful hometown, and her dreams of becoming an investigative reporter have fallen by the wayside. […]
Immerse yourself in these tales of romance, dangerous seduction, and life.
secrets, heartbreak, and tightly bound emotions, all of which builds to an end that is both bitter and sweet at the same time.
great titles for most romantic tastes – released in April
Great romances with additional pets – what’s not to love!
I couldn’t find any romance novels about book smuggling, but here instead are some about smugglers of various sorts. Enjoy! Unknown Ajax – Georgette Heyer Hugo Darracott, an enormous figure of a young man, arrives at Darracott Place in Sussex to find his family waiting: his grandfather, Lord […]
Preparing for a great day. Before I get to the recommended books, I’d like to think a bit about the actual day. It’s unfortunate when a Christian feast or holy day becomes disconnected from its meaning. St Valentine, Easter, Christmas, Whitsun, have been broken on the rocks of […]
Jacqueline Wilson’s most famous character is making a comeback. Tracy Beaker returns as an adult, a single mum with a daughter called Jess. It is from Jess’s perspective that the book is written. To be honest, I’m not sure how I feel about this; I am in equal […]
The Exact Opposite of Okay – Laura Steven Izzy O’Neill here! Impoverished orphan, aspiring comedian and Slut Extraordinaire, if the gossip sites are anything to go by. Izzy never expected to be 18 and internationally reviled. But when explicit photos involving her, a politician’s son and a garden bench are published online, the […]
Ottercombe Bay, Part One – Bella Osborne Escape to the Devon coast, with Part One of a brand-new four-part serial from the author of Willow Cottage. Daisy Wickens has returned to Ottercombe Bay, the picturesque Devon town where her mother died when she was a girl. She plans to leave […]
According to their website, the Wellcome Book Prize is an annual award, open to new works of fiction or non-fiction. To be eligible for entry, a book should have a central theme that engages with some aspect of medicine, health or illness. This can cover many genres of […]
The books world is sexist and a one day promotion isn’t enough to fix it