The likelihood of you finding “Magnificent Britain” by Michael Murray from a random search of the Kindle Store isn’t great. So I’ve written this post to help you. “Magnificent Britain” was the first ebook Michael (my husband) and I published with Kindle Direct and that was back in 2012 at the start of the ebook…… Continue reading Have you read Magnificent Britain by Michael Murray?
This is the third instalment of the serialisation of Leefdale by Michael Murray. If you missed the earlier posts click here for part one and here for part two. Now read on …. ‘Well, here we are,’ said Sharon. As they drove into Leefdale, Dylan was struck by the village’s all-pervading atmosphere of peace. He…… Continue reading Sunday Serial #3
I created this blogpost in 2017 after watching a TV adaptation of “Howards End”. First published in 1910, E.M. Forster’s literary masterpiece is bursting with quotables. Re-visiting the post the other day I thought it was worth another outing. Hope you enjoy these “Howards End” Quotes. The images are all from Pixabay, a marvellous free…… Continue reading Quotes for today
There was a report on the News a few months ago about a big surge in the quantity of books being bought as the pandemic took hold and home working and home schooling became the new normal for so many people. At about the same time The Guardian was reporting an increase in the sale…… Continue reading Who likes reading fiction?
A month has passed since I started writing posts again for this Blog. As I explained in Wise Words in a Notebook, after my cancer treatment and surgeries I’m trying to get back into regular writing. A commitment to a daily blogpost should help. Some of my posts during February have been re-cycled from 2018…… Continue reading Blog update
I’ve only read a couple of Margaret Atwood novels: “The Handmaid’s Tale” which I thought was brilliant and “The Blind Assassin” which I struggled to finish. I downloaded “Hag Seed” as a 99p Kindle Deal of the Day because I recognised the author and thought it would be a good idea to read something else…… Continue reading Book Blog: Hag Seed by Margaret Atwood
For several years I wrote a book blog and accumulated reviews of some really good reads. I saw on Twitter that Renee at It’s Book Talk started using the #ThrowbackThursday meme as a way to share books that are old favourites or have been waiting to be read for a long time. I decided to visit my…… Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday #BookReview The Grayson Trilogy by Georgia Rose @GeorgiaRoseBook
For several years I wrote a book blog and accumulated reviews of some really good reads. I saw on Twitter that Renee at It’s Book Talk started using the #ThrowbackThursday meme as a way to share books that are old favourites or have been waiting to be read for a long time. I decided to visit my…… Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday #BookReview Accursed Women by Luciana Cavallaro @ClucianaLuciana
I’m following a nineteenth century tradition and publishing some of “Leefdale” by Michael Murray in weekly instalments. You can find the links to previous instalments on this page. So, if you like the Dickensian idea of reading your novels in weekly instalments, read on ….. As soon as Greg left the cottage Sharon went upstairs…… Continue reading Sunday Serial #13
I saw a good idea on Twitter a few days ago. Renee at It’s Book Talk started using the #ThrowbackThursday meme as a way to share books that are old favourites or have been waiting to be read for a long time. I saw the idea first on a blog I read regularly: Between the…… Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday #BookReview An Englishwoman’s Guide to the Cowboy by June Kearns @june_kearns