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A mix of thoughts, opinions, literary travel tales to read when you’re deciding where to travel to next. A sort of literary departure lounge if you will!

Books out on September 3rd 2020

  • Submitted: 30th August 2020

Book avalanche this September 3rd Books out on September 3rd 2020 - Everyone knows by now that there are hundreds of books due for release this September 3rd. Why? Publishing…

Important Streets in Fiction

  • Submitted: 25th August 2020

Streets, avenues, roads.....to stories All novels have streets and roads in them to be fair - well not those set on the moon and there's a few set in rural…

To Cook a Bear set in Sweden by Mikael Niemi

  • Submitted: 21st August 2020

Cooking a bear in Sweden?  Mikael Niemi Well, that title grabbed me straight away. I love odd and quirky titles. Would there be any cooking of bears involved I asked myself?…

Trapped inside a good book

  • Submitted: 16th August 2020

Books which never let the reader escape.... I'm a bit behind with reading all those lovely novels that drop through my door, but this is perhaps the most excited I've…

HWA Longlist announced!

  • Submitted: 12th August 2020

Historical fiction treats I'm very proud to be a judge on the HWA Debut Crown Awards panel. We get some VERY good novels to read and it's a true pleasure…

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A Girl Made of Air

1983 looking back: This is the story of The Greatest Funambulist Who Ever Lived…  

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