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5 Mothers Day Reads – Fantastic Fictional Mums

It's Mothers Day in the U.K.! Which seemed like the perfect day to recommend these five amazing books, that all focus around motherhood in very different ways. I am always drawn to a great parent/child dynamic in stories, and these five stand out amongst my favourites: The Light Between Oceans - M.L. Steadman This beautiful,… Continue reading 5 Mothers Day Reads – Fantastic Fictional Mums

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5 Books that made me a better writer

The end of the year is always time for reflection. I've had a rather slow couple of months in terms of writing, but I'm still persisting and am excited for what the new year will bring. As I look back, there are a number of things that have helped me, and continue to help me,… Continue reading 5 Books that made me a better writer


My favourite childhood books

Morning all, I am taking this week to talk not directly about writing, but about books! Of course, the books we read and love shape who we are as writers, so it's still relevant in a sense. The reason I've chosen to talk about books from my childhood is because today is my birthday! I… Continue reading My favourite childhood books

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3 ‘Must-Have’ Books for Writers

Morning wonderful writers! I hope you are all well and enjoying December so far. I┬álove┬áDecember, but it's been pretty hectic for me so far! This week I'd like to offer a simple blog post, that contains three amazing books that I think all writers should know about. It's not too late to get these on… Continue reading 3 ‘Must-Have’ Books for Writers

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Review: After I’ve Gone – Linda Green

Last year I read Linda Green's "While My Eyes Were Closed" and really enjoyed it, rating it 4/5. I was eager to read After I've Gone as soon as I came across it and it has to be said, this is a 5/5 read from start to finish. Linda Green was born in London and… Continue reading Review: After I’ve Gone – Linda Green

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Review: Her Last Breath – Tracy Buchanan

I had been very excited for the release of Tracy Buchanan's new novel. I enjoyed her first two novels but absolutely devoured her third one, 'No Turning Back', which I simply couldn't put down. So, when she announced 'Her Last Breath' I just knew I'd buy it as soon as it was released. Author Tracy… Continue reading Review: Her Last Breath – Tracy Buchanan

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Review: Last Seen – Lucy Clarke

When I saw that Lucy Clarke was releasing a new novel I was overjoyed. Having adored all three of her previous publicised works I was hopeful for another summer read that I could devour...and she didn't disappoint! Lucy Clarke is a "novelist, traveller and fresh air enthusiast" ( who writes from a beach hut in… Continue reading Review: Last Seen – Lucy Clarke