RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… JULY 2020

Hello reading friends! For no reason whatsoever and by some complete fluke, my July readinground-up is filled with book titles beginning with THE! They are an eclecticselection including a literary novella, women’s commercial fiction (my go-togenre), as well as a humorous audiobook focusing on serious themes. In addition, I was gifted a copy of KateContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… JULY 2020”

5 TIPS FROM THE ROMANTIC NOVELISTS’ ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 2020

Hello lovely friends! Writing a debut novel can be a lonely business – all the false starts, never-ending drafts, the rollercoaster as confidence grows then plummets again – so it was a real treat last weekend to feel part of the writing community, as the Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA) held their first online conference. ThisContinue reading “5 TIPS FROM THE ROMANTIC NOVELISTS’ ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 2020”

RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… JUNE 2020

Hello reading friends! I’m delighted to share my second monthly reading round-up that includes books enjoyed as Ebooks, paperbacks, hardbacks and audio. This month I have enjoyed two Zoom catch-ups with my book group, as well as a couple of great contemporary reads recommended by friends. I was also delighted to win a copy ofContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… JUNE 2020”

FIVE FREE BOOKISH FESTIVALS TO ENJOY ONLINE…

Hello booklovers! For many this summer just won’t feel like summer without the excitement of attending at least one literary festival or bookish event. The thrill of meeting a much-loved author, the buzz of the bookshop, the chatter of bookworms filling tents and halls all gone… Or perhaps not… as several festivals have taken theContinue reading “FIVE FREE BOOKISH FESTIVALS TO ENJOY ONLINE…”

RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… May 2020

Hello reading friends! And as promised, I plan to share a monthly reading round up that will include books enjoyed as Ebooks, paperbacks, hardbacks and audio. This month was a little lighter on the reading front, as I’ve been spending time watching movies, playing board games and generally hanging out with family during lockdown. However,Continue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… May 2020”