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Book Review: Land of Strength and Sorrow by Cassandra Fear + Giveaway!

Cassandra Fear’s fantasy epic Land of Strength and Sorrow is a book that will take you on a rollercoaster journey through a magical kingdom where everything and everyone is dangerous and no one can be fully trusted. Read along as Jovi, heir and princess of this vast kingdom, goes to amazing lengths to reverse a past that now threatens to destroy her whole future…

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Author Interview: Hilary Grossman, Author of ‘Plan Cee’

Although contemporary fiction isn’t usually my preferred cup of tea, I was pleasantly surprised by Hilary Grossman’s previous book, Plan Bea. Very cunningly, she managed to draw me into the story despite my efforts to the contrary, and before long, I was crying and laughing along with the characters! Generally, I’m one of those stuck-up reviewers who are never completely satisfied with a book, but Plan Bea got a full 5-stars from me! Continue reading “Author Interview: Hilary Grossman, Author of ‘Plan Cee’”

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How to Write a Book Review Like a Pro

Read anything good recently? Or perhaps you have to review a book for school? Recently discovered your individualism? Whatever the reason might be, a book review is a priceless gift you can give back to authors who slaved days and nights to produce that book. Read on to find out more!  Continue reading “How to Write a Book Review Like a Pro”

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Author Interview: Suzanne King, Author of The Enchanted Beach Hut

IMG_20140105_175834_resizedSuzanne King is a very new Children’s Author based in Lincolnshire in the UK. Suzanne’s book “The Enchanted Beach Hut”, published by Crimson Cloak Publishing is her first book of fiction. Suzanne loves to read children’s books and The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe, Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang are just a few of her favourites.  Suzanne has always enjoyed writing and has had numerous poems published in anthologies.  Continue reading “Author Interview: Suzanne King, Author of The Enchanted Beach Hut”

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Why I Love History (And You Should, Too!)

Often people ask me what my interests are. I have a fully-prepared answer for that- my interests are literature, wildlife and history. Often that last one makes them go, ‘I hated history in school.’ Then they get embarrassed. Thing is, high school doesn’t teach you how to appreciate history. They just force you into remembering dates and other boring things. That shouldn’t put you off. Since I’ve been reading history ever since I could read, I can tell you that it’s pretty damn interesting. Continue reading “Why I Love History (And You Should, Too!)”