Monthly Archives: April 2020

In the mood for Historical Fiction? #kindledeals

Amazing deals to be had today for Kindle readers! Check out these great deals! These are bestsellers with tons of reviews and excellent ratings by readers. (and NO, I am NOT affiliated with Amazon – I just love a good … Continue reading

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“Hope Close” by Tina Seskis – Book Review

In rural Surrey, there is a tiny insular enclave of four mismatched houses located on a cul-de-sac called Hope Close. Lets meet the occupants of the four houses: Layla and Charles Dolphin – live in a former manor house, the … Continue reading

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“All In Her Head” by Nikki Smith – Book Review

NOW – Alison Reid is a nervous, edgy, woman who works in a library. She feels insecure in her life and in her job. She feels that her boss wants to get rid of her, and she is certain that … Continue reading

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Lume Books – amazing Good Friday Ebook giveaway! @lume_books #kindledeals #ebooks

Lume Books (formerly Endeavor Media) is hosting a spectacular giveaway. Just the thing to cheer you up and keep you occupied while you self-isolate. Today and tomorrow only, you have the opportunity to download any (or all) of fifty of … Continue reading

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UP – the amazing two-letter word

A reminder that one word in the English language that can be a noun, verb, adjective, adverb and preposition. Read until the end …..  you’ll laugh. This two-letter word  in English has more meanings than any other  two-letter word, and … Continue reading

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“The Tenant” by Katrine Engberg – Book Review

Esther de Laurenti is a newly retired academic living in the house where she grew up. She lives on the top floor and rents out the three lower floors.  She fancies herself a novelist and is working on a murder … Continue reading

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Book Spine Poetry for these troubled times #BookSpinePoetry

Last week I re-blogged some excellent Book Spine Poetry created by Cathy over at The more I thought about it, and how unique it was, I was more and more tempted to create my own book spine poem. SO … Continue reading

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Cover Love: part 87 – Cameras

In my 87th installment of ‘Cover Love‘, I thought I’d do a post about cameras on book covers. Cameras have evolved drastically over the years. The older cameras evoke a feeling of nostalgia. Back then people used film, which then had to … Continue reading

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“The Garden of Lost Memories” by Ruby Hummingbird – Book Review

Sixty-two year old Elsie Maple is living a small, solitary, insular life.  Alone in the house for the past twenty-eight years, she has become a creature of habit, ritual, and routine. She has become so set in her ways that … Continue reading

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Book Spine Poetry for Strange Times

April is National Poetry Month and spurred on by a recent post by Bookish Beck, I thought I would indulge in some Book Spine Poetry! It’s been a while since I did this on the blog but it can get…

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