Traditional v Self Publishing – Thoughts of an Author – Neil Bursnoll

Talking about publishing today – author of Augustus Baltazar – Neil Bursnoll With traditional publishing you don’t have the problems of finding money for an editor, or pushing your book out to big name papers and magazines to build early interest. When self-publishing, you have to build your presence… Continue reading

Traditional v Self Publishing – Thoughts of an Author – Ken Mooney

Today talking about publishing is author of GodHead – Ken Mooney.   If I went looking hard enough, I could probably find some of the first things that I wrote. A school copybook here, a discarded Word document there.   Looking back, I’m embarrassed to admit that some of… Continue reading

Traditional v Self Publishing – thoughts of an author – Dean Crawford.

I asked 3 authors to tell me their thoughts on Traditional publishing and Self publishing – later in the week you can hear from Ken Mooney and Neil Bursnoll, but today its the turn of Dean Crawford who has been traditionally published and has since self published. Thank you to… Continue reading

Natchez Burning by Greg Iles. Worth every MINUTE of the wait.

To be Published 13th March by Harper Collins Thank you THANK YOU to Kate and Bob at Killer Reads for the advance copy. Probably THE best book post I have ever had. Penn Cage is facing a son’s worst nightmare – having his father stand accused of murder. Worse, each… Continue reading

The Three by Sarah Lotz – THIS is why I love books.

Coming May 22nd from Hodder and Stoughton Thank you to publisher and author for the ARC. They’re here … The boy. The boy watch the boy watch the dead people oh Lordy there’s so many … They’re coming for me now. We’re all going soon. All of us. Pastor Len… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….Unravelling Oliver by Liz Nugent

Coming 6th March from Penguin Thank you to the publisher for the advance copy. Oliver Ryan is a handsome and charismatic success story. He lives in the leafy suburbs with his wife, Alice, who illustrates his award-winning children’s books and gives him her unstinting devotion. Their life together is one… Continue reading

Mel Sherratt is Watching Over You. Or is it Ella? Shiver.

So the latest release from Mel Sherratt is “Watching over You” a frightening cautionary tale of life, featuring one of the scariest female characters I’ve met recently in fiction. I loved this one quite a lot (review to follow) it was in my top 5 reads of 2013 and I… Continue reading

Cover Reveal – The Guestbook by Holly Martin.

A beautiful cover and going immediately onto my reading list.   Welcome to Willow Cottage – throw open the shutters, let in the sea breeze and make yourself completely at home. Oh, and please do leave a comment in the Guestbook!   As landlady of Willow Cottage, the young widow… Continue reading

Echo Boy by Matt Haig. A Book is a Map…

Coming March 27th from Random House Children’s Publishers UK I made a wish upon a star and it was granted via netgalley…. Audrey’s father taught her that to stay human in the modern world, she had to build a moat around herself; a moat of books and music, philosophy and… Continue reading