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Book Review: The Connelly Boys by Lily Velez

THE BLURB Witches, magic, mystery, and adventure. The Secret Circle meets Shadowhunters in this addictive new dark fantasy you won’t be able to put down!  The Connelly boys are practically royalty at St. Andrew’s Prep. Popular, wealthy, and devastatingly beautiful, the four brothers have long cast a spell over their classmates and over the sleepy seaport town of Rosalyn Bay, …

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Another book win: Just Don’t Mention It by Estelle Maskame

Just Don’t Mention It: Estelle Maskame’s latest book I’ve done very well at winning books recently and I’m really excited to receive a pre-publication copy of Just Don’t Mention It by Estelle Maskame from the lovely guys over at Black and White Publishing. The one all DIMILY readers have been shouting for … Tyler’s story! Tyler Bruce – hell raiser and …

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Book review: The Nearest Far Away Place by Hayley Long

A book about grief and brothers looking out for each other Being honest, I don’t usually choose books about grief. However, the ‘brothers looking out for each other’ reminded me of Supernatural (and who doesn’t love Sam and Dean?). Not only that, The Nearest Far Away Place by Hayley Long has won multiple awards (not always a good thing).  But, as …

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Book win – The Ludlow Ladies Society

  Book win – The Ludlow Ladies Society There’s nothing like receiving a new book to improve your day. So I was super pleased when a copy of The Ludlow Ladies’ Society by Ann O’Loughlin dropped through the letterbox this morning. The Ludlow Ladies’ Society is a story of friendship, resilience and compassion, and how women support each other through the …

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Loving this week’s new Devon writing office

My new Devon writing office   They say a change is as good as a rest and I’m loving this week’s new Devon writing office.  Hoping to finish ‘Jake‘ and get through second draft of my skating story. Wish me luck. #feelingdetermined #amwriting

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Real life doesn’t make sense… but does fiction have to?

When I wrote my first book, ShockWaves, I had a ‘nearly agent’ who I worked with for over a year before our ways parted. One of the complaints she had about my antagonist was she didn’t think that he’d do the things I had written. Never mind that the character in question was a psychopath, he couldn’t do random acts of …

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When your book ranks on Amazon next to one of your favourite books.

  Sometimes it’s the small things that makes an author smile. I was checking the Amazon rankings of Ninetyfive percent Human last night and found it was right next to Veronica Rossi’s Under the Never Sky. This made me super happy as Rossi’s series is one of my favourite reads 🙂 A big thank you to everyone who has bought my …

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Fall YA book giveaway

Autumn is with us. The leaves are turning brown, the nights are drawing in, and there’s a definite nip in the air here in Wales. It’s the perfect time for curling up in your favourite chunky sweater with a good book. I’m pleased to introduce the “Fall YA book giveaway”. Fall YA book giveaway I’ve teamed up with some fantastic …

The winner of The Lunar Chronicles August Giveaway

I couldn’t believe the response to my “Lunar Chronicles Giveaway.” There were over 600 entrants! I guess you guys like Marissa Meyer’s Cinder, Scarlet, Cress and Winter as much as I do. The winner of the August Giveaway The winner, drawn by KingSumo, is Hannah from West Yorkshire. Yay for, Hannah! I hope you enjoy your prize.