Sadness and Shakespeare: The Last Act of Adam Campbell, by Andy Jones

Pass the tissues, because this book had me ugly-crying from the mid-point onward. It's poignant, bittersweet and also stuffed to the gills with characters you can't help but love... who all have cancer. Despite what you might think (bear with me!), it's also a must-read, because above all it's a book about hope. The main …

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Blog Tour! The Devil’s Apprentice, by Kenneth B. Anderson

Come, venture with me into the furthest reaches of hell, where good boys can suddenly turn very, very bad and Death is actually a small man with glasses. I'm talking of course about  The Devil's Apprentice, the latest pick from the lovely The Write Reads on his mega blog tour! This book is seen through the …

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Blog Tour: The Name Beneath the Stone, by Robert Newcome

Three generations, one family, connected by an historic secret. 1917: Private Daniel Dawkins fights at Messines Ridge and Passchendaele. He writes home to his true-love Joyce, but reveals little of his extreme bravery, his kindness, his loyalty to his comrades and the horrors they experience on the Western Front.  1920: Captain Peter Harding is tasked …

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Star-crossed lovers: The Sky Weaver, by Kristen Ciccarelli

What do you get when you mix a thief and a solider with a huge dollop of mythology? The answer is another fantastic book from the queen of fantastic, Kristen Ciccarelli. I've made no secret of the fact that I adored the first two books in the Iskari series- The Last Namsara and The Caged …

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Life, interrupted: On The Up, by Alice O’Keeffe

Some time last year, I read Libby Page's book The Lido and I absolutely loved it. It was heartbreaking, heartwarming and stuck with me for weeks after I'd put it down. So when I was offered the chance to read- nay, be in the blog tour for- On The Up, I couldn't help myself. The chance to read another …

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