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Month: July 2012


Someone I Loved

Chloé’s husband has left her and their children for another woman. She is angry and confused but her father-in-law (or would that be ex father-in-law?), Pierre, comes to the rescue and whisks her away from it all. They have never been close, Pierre generally quiet…


Shadow of Night

Please note, Shadow of Night is the sequel to A Discovery of Witches and therefore this review will contain spoilers for the previous book. Witch Diana and vampire Matthew are transported back in time to the 16th century where Queen Elizabeth I is on the…

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday Whilst I’m doing a really good job of submitting reviews on NetGalley and making it out again without requesting anything, the flow of books in is not letting up! This week I received some titles that I’m really excited about, was victim…


Covers Continued: Textures

Still paying attention after parts one and two? This week we’re looking how you can add textures to your images to create that grunge look you see on a lot of print covers. These posts are designed as quick tips for self-published authors, if you…

5 Star, Fantasy

The City’s Son

London City is alive. When Beth and her best friend Pen are caught spraying graffiti at their school, Pen turns Beth in. Reeling from the betrayal, Beth stumbles into another London, one where railwraiths transport memories of passengers, where the lights are living glass people…


Review Copy Cleanup

Hosted by Celine @ Nyx Book Reviews and Vicky @ Books, Biscuits & Tea, Review Copy Cleanup is a group effort to provide some motivation for tackling those long forgotten review copies. It’s running for the whole of August and there will be Twitter chats…

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday A few absolute bargains I couldn’t pass up this week as well as another one for the Paris in July pile (had better get reading) and a print copy of The Uninvited to replace the egalley gone wrong. Aren’t publishers great? For…