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    Notes From The Cotswolds – Time To Regroup
    by Penny Parkes
    2017/09/20  |  Features  |  

    I have recently come to the conclusion that I have become an Extroverted-Introvert and apparently – thankfully – science now agrees that this is, indeed, ‘A Thing.’ For every occasion when I want to be out socialising and celebrating, there will be at least two when all I really want …

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    Grey Area….
    by Juliet Ashton
    2017/09/19  |  Features  |  

    For years I hid a shameful secret. Now, it’s out in the open. My closest friends know all about it. In fact, even strangers I pass in the street are on to me. I have grey hair. It’s my parents’ fault. They had that kind of wild, black Irish hair …

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    #bookclub Feature
    by SJV
    2017/09/19  |  Features  |  

    This week on #bookclub we welcome Lara Marshall from bookishlara.com for a new A Day in the Life of feature!   Do you have a ‘day job’, and if so, can you tell us what you do? I’m a Librarian, working for Hillingdon Libraries, looking after three libraries and organising fantastic author …

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    Back to Work….
    by Kate Furnivall
    2017/09/15  |  Features  |  

    A blank page is staring at me, white, virginal, unblemished. And accusing. It is pointing its finger. Tapping its foot. Impatient for words. The clock is chiming. The calendar flicks past relentlessly and I am done for. The summer is over. Do you remember as a child the end of …

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    You, Me, Everything – Highlights from Norway!
    by Catherine Isaac
    2017/09/15  |  Features  |  

    You, Me, Everything hits the shelves in most parts of the world in Spring 2018, including in the UK, where it’s being published by Simon & Schuster. But in Norway, readers are getting a sneak preview – it’s out there on September 20th. There are a variety of important publishing-related reasons …

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    #bookclub Feature
    by SJV
    2017/09/11  |  Features  |  

    This week on #bookclub we have four fabulous 5* reviews from Alba over at  Alba in Bookland! The Picture House By The Sea by Holly Hepburn - ’Last year I read Holly Hepburn’s debut and fell in love with her fresh style, her fun characters and her cosy settings, so I …

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    Lily and the Octopus
    by Justine Gold
    2017/09/06  |  Features  |  

    Our pets are a part of our family; a part of us. From the moment we bring our new little bundles of fluff home, to the moment we’re forced to say our gut-wrenching goodbyes, our lives are changed forever. Ted Flask is no stranger to this phenomenon. In Lily and …

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    #bookclub Feature
    by SJV
    2017/09/04  |  Features  |  

    This week on #bookclub we have a fabulous 5* review for Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani from Suze over at With Love For Books blog. From the beloved bestselling author of The Shoemaker’s Wife comes an exhilarating novel of friendship, family, love and loyalty. It’s 1949 and South Philadelphia is bursting with …

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    Five Best City Break Locations
    by Alice
    2017/08/24  |  Features  |  

    Three best friends. One five-star hotel. Will it be the holiday of a lifetime? Imogen isn’t used to luxury holidays. She’s used to juggling the pressures of her job while raising a four-year-old and trying to keep on smiling even when things aren’t easy. So, when her friend Meredith wins a …

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    #bookclub Feature
    by SJV
    2017/08/23  |  Features  |  

    This week on #bookclub we have four fabulous reviews from Petra over at SW Literary Agency!   A Year at the Star and Sixpence – Holly Hepburn I loved, loved and loved A Year at the Star and the Sixpence. After I had finished reading all four parts, I felt like a …