Category: Bookish Lifestyle

The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea @CarolineleaLea @lcnicol @MichaelJBooks #LoveBooks @edbookfest

Big bookish life moment for me at the Edinburgh International Life Book Festival yesterday. I read a lot of books and of course there are some good ones, great ones and then there are the dazzling gems that blindside you and The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea is one such book. It pushed the boundaries

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Crime Scene August Newsletter @JackieJamxx #CrimeFiction #LoveBooks

Author Jackie McLean has created a monthly newsletter for crime fiction fans. It is bumper packed with crime fiction events and news. I am over the moon to be August’s cover girl. The first and probably last time that will happen unless it is on the front of a newspaper saying MOST WANTED lol. Jackie

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Successful bookshop launch party for @portybooks #LoveBooks

On Friday the 26th of July, the newly opened Portobello Bookshop had their official launch party. It was lovely to attend and be part of something so very special. Jack Clark and Sarah Barnard did a wonderful job along with their team of making a superb evening. With special guests authors Doug Johnstone and Daniel

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Bloody Scotland – News @bloodyscotland #Stirling #CrimeFiction #Festival #LoveBooks

LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2019& THE SHORTLIST FOR THE INAUGURAL DEBUT SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR Winner to be presented at Opening Reception of Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival in Stirling on Friday 20 September 2019 ‘I went to Bloody Scotland and I was just knocked out….this event was so friendly,

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CymeraFest – Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy &Horror Writing #Edinburgh 7th – 9th June @CymeraF #readers #bookbloggers

I am so excited to be reviewing the festival with my Love Books Group blogger hat on. If you love Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror and your in the Edinburgh area on the 7th – 9th of June. Then book your tickets today! A few things to check out are the official website https://www.cymerafestival.co.uk/ and

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Literally at Newbattle #EventReview #Books #MondayBookBlog @LNewbattle @NewbattleTweets

I was honoured to be asked if I would be Blogger in Residence for the Literally at Newbattle book festival. In it’s debut year it was held over the weekend of the 26th – 27th of April at the stunning Newbattle Abbey College. On the Friday evening there was a celebration of Scotland in words

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The ‘I should have read that book’ tag #BookTag #BookBlogger #Books #ThursdayBookBlog

This is my first ever book tag feature on the blog. I was inspired by Book Nests post. I have tagged some of my favourite bloggers at the end of this post. Do give them all a follow, they are all true book lovers with super reviews. We’ve all had the thought of, I really

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#BookLaunch – Death of the Plague Museum by @lkauthor @LiamRudden @sandstonepress @cerisanne @Waterstones_Edi #CrimeFiction #WednesdayBlog

On the 18th of April, it was time for the now yearly book launch for Lesley Kelly’s new release. It is a highlight of my own personal bookish calendar year. Chaired by Liam Rudden and held in the beautiful surroundings of Waterstones, book shop in Edinburgh. Here are some photographs from the event. It is

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#CurrentlyReading Two Silver Crosses by Beryl Kingston @AgoraBooksLDN

This is my beautiful current read. I am almost halfway through my journey with Two Silver Crosses. It’s a bulky book with almost 600 pages. But that’s a great thing as I don’t want it to end. I am a huge Beryl Kingston fan and it’s precious to be back reading her books as an

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The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris #BookSpotlight @orionbooks

Follow the Tour Today is my spot on The Strawberry Thief book blog tour. I am delayed in my review process by personal reasons so today I have a little book spotlight for you and in the near future my full review of The Strawberry Thief will be on the blog. I am grateful to

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