#BookReview Meet Me In the Treehouse @kelly_tink #Bookish

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Oh my goodness romance fans – there’s a new romance author queen 👑 in town and she’s called Kelly Tink! This book gave me bucket loads of warm tingles. It made me reach for my handheld electric fan in places and it tugged at my heartstrings. This book also made me want to hunt down […]

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35 Things You Don’t See When You buy A Book #WritingCommunity

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The idea for this post came to me after I was reading an article on Medium about the phrase overnight success. I have always been intrigued by the term and the notion that success JUST happens to authors. Surely there is more to overnight literary fame than meets the eye? Once you type this myth […]

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Creating Pets For Your Characters – The Hidden Benefits #amwriting

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I am the owner of a small gang of unruly cats and an over excited dog. As an enthusiastic pet owner I often project human traits onto my animals. I am always talking to my cats and dog. They all have elaborate fictional histories and we often speak to one of my cats about his […]

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#BookReview The Tokyo Bicycle Bakery by Su Young Lee #Romance

The idea of someone getting on a bicycle and hand delivering freshly baked, gorgeous cakes fills me with such joy. I can’t explain why but this book is a good stress reliever. Reading this book gave me this wonderful calm feeling and I have been thinking about why this would happen. Before I read it […]

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#Book Review The Cornish Key To Happiness #bookseries

Reaching the end of a book series can be a strange moment. You have invested a lot of time getting to know the author’s characters during the series and you have endured their emotional highs and lows. You are excited for the end but you know you are going to miss these characters so it’s […]

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#BookReview Endless Skies @JaneCable #Romance

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Don’t you just love a book which surprises you? This book gave me more than just a romance. I got a wonderfully written flawed heroine who couldn’t stop herself from getting involved with the wrong men and is forced to confront her past, a lot of misunderstandings, an interesting insight into archaelogy, some forbidden love, […]

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Why Some Stories Will Never Make It Out Of Your Notebook #AmWriting #Writer

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It has taken me a long time to accept this. When you start out as a writer, your ego assures you that ALL your stories will, at some point, turn into bestselling novels. You happily fill up an array of notebooks with stories, quietly confident, they will all feature somewhere in your future writing career. […]

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#BookReview Winter Wishes at Swallowtail Bay #romance @KatieGAuthor

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What I needed this week was a heart warming and uplifting romance – Katie Ginger’s book Winter at Swallowtail Bay satisfied all my book needs! It is also a Christmas romance and has achieved the impossible – it got me feeling excited about Christmas! I know we are a few months away but with everything […]

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