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Review: Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge – Lisa Jensen

I really wanted to love this book. Retellings of fairy tails have always been a popular thing. Disney made us count down to midnight with Cinderella, long for the sand between our feet with the Little Mermaid or even stay Continue Reading
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Review Summer on the Little Cornish Isles: The Starfish Studio (The Little Cornish Isles #3) by Phillipa Ashley

I absolutely bloody love Phillipa Ashley! Summer at The Cornish café was her first book I read (And I also think it was her first book with Avon). My gym was at my local library – same building and everything! Continue Reading
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Review: Influencer by Brittany Hennessy

As a marketer, I hear a lot of my colleagues talk badly about influencers. In fact – influencer-bashing is one of their favourite pastimes. I just don’t get why. Yes indeed: I know and have worked with some absolutely awful Continue Reading
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Review: Networking Kills – success through serving by Mark Maxwell

I am a lousy networker. Like: super duper lousy. Why would anyone want to talk to me? I can’t just go up to someone and start talking to them – can I? Not without at least 2 glasses of merlot… Continue Reading
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Review: The Fun Formula: How Curiosity, Risk-Taking, and Serendipity Can Revolutionize How You Work by Joel Comm

I absolutely love business and self-help books. I requested The Fun Forumula because this book seemed right up my street. Blurb The demands of work and the breakneck pace of technological change wear heavily on all of us, whether we Continue Reading
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Follow Me – Sara Shepard review

I was looking forward to reading Follow Me. The author, Sara Shepard is best known for her best-seller series ‘Pretty Little Liars’ and ‘The Lying Game’. I really liked both series – books and TV adaptations alike, so I was Continue Reading
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Review: The Devil You Know – Elaine Ewertz

I love weekends. Weekends are for reading. And this weekend I read ‘The Devil You Know’ by Elaine Ewertz. Blurb Dr. Cecilia Harper thinks her secret is safe. She has dedicated her life to saving others and hiding the terrible Continue Reading
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Review: Online Marketing for Busy Authors by Fauzia Burke

For self-publishing authors, marketing your book can be overwhelming. There you are, you just edited your manuscript for the 10.000th time and you literally could not wait to hit that damn publish button. But now you have to start marketing Continue Reading

Blog Tour – A Summer Scandal by Kat French

I fell in love with Kat French's writing at the first page of 'The Bed and Breakfast on the beach'. Her newest book, 'A Summer Scandal' is an amazing book to read by the pool or on the beach! Excerpt Continue Reading

The Sweetest Oblivion book spotlight and giveaway.

Danielle Lori's novels incorporate morally questionable heroes, electric hate to love relationships, and sometimes sweet but mostly sassy heroines. She has written in both the fantasy subgenre as well as contemporary, but will never stray from romance. A normal day Continue Reading

Blog Tour: Daniel Gibbs – Echoes of the past book 1

Blurb A republic under attack. A reluctant soldier. An all-out fight for the galaxy’s soul. David Cohen prays he’ll live to see the other side of his first deployment. His people thought they had left war behind when they fled Continue Reading

Stand By Me Excerpt – Blog Tour

Extract Ten: Chapter 41, p.409 The only other person who knew the truth was Mike. He’d found Lisa passed out on the floor after hearing the news from Ian, so of course she’d had to tell him. He’d thought she Continue Reading