• I am delighted to welcome Lucy Lord to Bookbabblers today. Lucy’s latest book A Girl Called Summer is out now and we have reviewed it today. Here are Lucy’s top writing tips… MY TOP FIVE WRITING TIPS1. The best writing tip I’ve ever read is to enjoy what you’re writing – chances are that if […]

  • I am delighted to welcome Janet Quin-Harkin to Bookbabblers today, as part of the blog tour for Heartbreak Cafe. Books that Have Inspired me: By Janet Quin-Harkin I have always been a sucker for happy endings. I love romantic movies—Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve Got Mail. Nora wrote my kind of stories. I suppose that was […]

  • My New Home is a beautifully illustrated story by Marta Altes. A little raccoon and his parents have just moved to a new house in a new area and he is very down about it. Everything is different and the little raccoon really misses his friends and feels lonely. However, soon the raccoon starts to […]

  • I am delighted to be taking part in the cover reveal for The Poppy Factory by Liz Trenow. I loved Liz’s last two books The Last Telegram and The Forgotten Seamstress, so I can’t wait to read The Poppy Factory. Inspired by the upcoming anniversary of the First World War, historical fiction author Liz Trenow […]

  • Tim is typical laidback guy, breezing through life. He sleeps on his ex-girlfriends couch so when he sees the housing possibility of a lifetime he jumps at it. Large house, close to work, lovely neighbourhood. The only condition is he would share it with Anna London, a peculiar young woman who suffers from agoraphobia. At […]

  • Four Seconds to Lose is the third instalment in the Ten Tiny Breaths series, and probably my favourite so far. We met Cain in the first book briefly, and I have been intrigued by him since. Cain owns a strip club, though it is isn’t the seedy fantasy most people would think. He has his […]

  • I am delighted to be today’s host for the Maisie Hitchins blog tour. We love the Maisie Hitchins series by one of our favourite authors Holly Webb. Stripes publishing have kindly given us a set of the five Maisie Hitchins books to giveaway. This includes The Case of the Stolen Sixpence, The Case of the […]

  • I loved Sarah Moore Fitzgerald’s debut novel Back to Blackbrick and I have been really looking forward to reading her second book The Apple Tart of Hope. Oscar and Meg have been best friends since Oscar moved into the house next door. Oscar is a popular boy at school and known for the amazing apple […]