BOOK VERSUS FILM: Molly’s Game – House Always Wins

BOOK VERSUS FILM: Molly’s Game – House Always Wins

The Book Molly’s Game tells the story of a young women who built one of the most exclusive, high-stakes underground poker games in the world. Billed as ‘an insider’s story of excess and danger, glamour and greed’, the book promises to be a no-holds-barred, behind-the-scenes look at the game, the life she created, the life…

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My Writing Journey: Virginia Heath, historical romance author

My Writing Journey: Virginia Heath, historical romance author

Something a little different today … I have Virginia Heath, author of the King’s Elite books sharing her writing journey today! I am always fascinated by writers’ journeys through their careers and books. Be sure to check out Virginia’s latest book, The Mysterious Lord Millcroft. Here’s the blurb: Life as a duchess … Or something much…

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Top 10 Authentic YA Reads You Cannot Miss

Top 10 Authentic YA Reads You Cannot Miss

All About YA … Sex, assault, cutting, eating disorders, pregnancy, race, murder, death … There are so many issues in the world that it’s confusing for adults, never mind young people! This is why I am SO passionate about contemporary YA Fiction and why I have rounded up some of my favourites below. Enjoy! 1) Just…

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All About Cover Art – Which Is Your Favourite?

All About Cover Art Have you ever decided to read a book simply because you liked the artwork on the cover? There’s a reason why! Cover art designers work tirelessly to create an attention-grabbing, marketable look that draws a reader to it. It may even be created BEFORE the book has been written. That’s how…

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Wee Girl Reviews: Eric The Spider

Wee Girl Reviews I think this feature has become the one of the most popular on this blog – Wee Girl Reviews! Plus we’ve been sent a LOT of picture books lately, which is great for us as we love them. For those of you who don’t know, my daughter Emmeline, aka ‘Wee Girl (2)’…

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Wee Girl Reviews: Two Books For Kids

Wee Girl Reviews It’s ALREADY time for the next instalment of Wee Girl Reviews! Seems like May is a popular time for picture books, because we have two in one this time. My daughter Emmeline, aka ‘Wee Girl (2)’ is 6 years old and a tiny book blogger. In this feature on the blog, we…

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Wee Girl Reviews: London Hat Hunting Mission

Wee Girl Reviews It’s Cultural Diversity Day today! I’m doing my bit for both youth culture and diverse London by asking my daughter Emmeline, aka ‘Wee Girl (2)’, what she thinks of London Hat Hunting Mission by Winnie Mak Tselikis. Enjoy! Emmeline’s Review Here is what Emmeline thought of London Hat Hunting Mission: ‘I like…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Revenant – Dead Truth

Adaptation So, this time I thought I’d take a look at the revisionist history novel, The Revenant and its subsequent adaptation, which earned Leonardo DiCaprio the Oscar that’s eluded him for decades. At last!! What did you think of this one – were you a lover or a hater? Add your comments at the end…

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