Dear all: Today I bring you a beautiful (if sad) book, that is a fictionalisation of the story of a young Canadian man who fought in WWI. Fred’s Funeral by Sandy Day Fred Sadler has just died of old age. It’s 1986, seventy years after he marched off to WWI, and the ghost of Fred Sadler hovers
Hi all: I wanted to bring you the launch of one of the books I have translated in recent times. This time I bring you a book about writing, by a very talented and experienced Spanish writer who, after years of publishing books and teaching others how to write, decided to answer some of the
Hi all: Today I bring you the review of a book that I had been looking forward to for a while. Some of you might remember my review of the first book but… On the Bright Side by Hendrik Groen ‘A funny but also touching diary praised for its wit and realism’ BBC Radio 4 Front Row The Old-But-Not-Dead Club return, in
Hi all: I must confess that my list of books is an avalanche, rather than a list at the moment. I have a long list of books from NetGalley pending reviews (and quite a few independent as well, and I intend to read them all) and I am grateful for reminders of the dates of
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Hi all: Here I bring you a lovely book to start the year, in case you need any recommendations. Although I’m not the only one recommending it, as you will see. I Could Write a Book: A Modern Variation of Jane Austen’s “Emma” by Karen M Cox (For readers of romantic comedy, coming of age, historical romance,
Hi all: I read this book a little while back but I waited until it was published (it was due for publication on the 11th January 2018, so I hope it’s now available) to share it, so you wouldn’t have to wait to read it if you felt as intrigued by it as I was.
Hi all: I thought I’d bring you another one of those historical books that always make me think of how many writers would feel inspired when they read them. Today, it’s a book about a man I wasn’t familiar with but whom I won’t forget any time soon. Fatal Evidence: Professor Alfred Swaine Taylor &
Hi all: Although I’ve slowed down on my reading, don’t think I have stopped, and today I bring something pretty original… Bodacious Creed: a Steampunk Zombie Western (The Adventures of Bodacious Creed Book 1) by Jonathan Fesmire U.S. Marshal James Creed has known loss, starting from the untimely death of his wife and daughter in a sudden
Hi all: I hope 2018 is treating you well and although at first, it might appear to be a strange choice, I suspect many of you will be overloaded with Christmas and sugar and, what better than a ghost story to get your heart racing? Ghosts of Manor House by Matt Powers Edmund and Mary Wilder are