In a recent Question Time on BBC television, Welsh politician Chris Bryant recounted a time when the Papal Nuncio asked him how his wife was. The openly-gay Member of Parliament answered: “he’s a man”. To which the Roman Catholic dignitary responded: “what do you mean? Is she very butch?!” Bryant...read more »
As you might have guessed, after acquiring a dog last week, this week has been a dog filled adventure.
Quite why she had the glum expression above, I don’t know for sure. Maybe it’s because I stopped talking to her. I haven’t stopped talking to her completely, but when I was out walking I passed a...read more »
Welcome Sable Hunter! Please start off by telling us a little about yourself.
Thank you, Harlie. I wish I was more exciting, I wish I could fly an airplane or that I was the child of a famous actor or something. But I’m not. I’m just the girl next door. I grew up in Louisiana, and spent most of my... read more »
Today I'm very happy to share with you all an interview with indie author Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali. She's an amazing person: a full-time oncology nurse, a full-time mother--and a full-time writer! How does she pull it off? Let's read the interview and find out!
On to you, Khaalidah.
1. First of all,... read more »
Being with our daughter for her birth to Isaac
Lunch with my son and grandson
Decorating our nursery
Buying a cot
Party invite to neighbours
Lunch with my cousins visiting from Italy
Catching up with things and a bit of gardening some running and biking
So - actually - no con... read more »
In the first place I would have thou... read more »
Congratulations to the ten winners. I will be mailing your copies out this week.
If you didn't make Goodreads' cut as a winner, I am running... read more »
DOMINGO DE RAMOSCapítulo Tres
A las 17:55 horas, y con puntualidad exquisita, el Trenhotel partió de la estación de Vigo Guixar en dirección a Barcelona Sants. Por delante, catorce horas de largo viaje. La mayor parte de ellas, coincidían con la noche, por lo que no era de extrañar que muchos de l... read more »
I remember the idea of writing Foolish Games came to me when my sister, Megan and I were venting at the Dave Matthews Band concert in South Carolina. I had just finished writing my third version of a paranormal romance that I could not get my family to even read. Megan loved it but one family mem... read more »
Oh, and here's a little bribe: there will be some ARCs of Sammy Keyes and the Kil... read more »
FOLLOW ME DOWN by Tanya Byrne
Release: May 2013
Source: Headline (review copy) The Book Depository|Waterstones|Amazon UK
Description (from Goodreads): The sensationally good Tanya Byrne returns with her new novel – a dark, compulsive tale of obsession and betrayal.
When sixteen-year-old Adamma Okomm...
Entering is easy, just click on the Rafflecopter below and tell your friends!! Feel free to repost, blog, tweet, or p... read more »
Name: Ella Blake
What book/s are you in?Forgotten Memories, Shrouded Jewels, and As Fairydust Settles
Where... read more »
Children are spending more time reading on computers or other electronic devices than on books, magazines and comics for the first time, according to a study out today.
The findings, in an annual survey of the reading habits of eight... read more »
Ooooh, look! Cover reveal today for Delancey Stewart's A RARE VINTAGE! She'll be at the New Adult Sleepover Weekend with me and a whole bunch of other super-awesome authors!
Title: A Rare Vintage
Author: Delancey Stewart
Pub date:May 31, 2013
Isabella DaSilva, a fiery grad student from Corn... read more »
Then, I need to keep plugging away at the Navy SEAL book I'm co-writing with LA Witt (so close to the end, and yet so far!) and my MMA fighter book, which is sliding into home (or it will be, after... read more »
is Steven Wood Collins' 2nd cousin 20x removed
Edmund of Woodstock (1st Earl of Kent) Plantagenet (1301 - 1330)
father of Joan Fair Maid Kent Plantagenet LG Countess Kent
Edward I "Longshanks", King of England, House of Planta... read more »
EDIT: if you want a copy of 'hurt others' you can have it for free if you agree to mail it to someone else after you read it. after you read it, let me know and i'll put something up about who wants it... read more »
Authoress Note:I'd like to thank Mr. Yatsuhashi for allowing me to review his book and for giving me an advanced reader's copy.
Plot Summary: When eighteen-year-old Keiko Yamada’s father dies unexpectedly, he leaves behind a one way ticket to Japan, an unintelli...read more »
It is with great pleasure that I welcome the author of Redemptive Acts, Nikki Walker, to my blog! Today Nikki is telling us a little about herself, and she's introducing her soon to be released novel - In Search of a Healing Place. But first, let's get to know N...read more »
"I have never in my life thought I could read a book on BDSM and cry. I mean I actually cried real tears. The last 4 chapters just really got to me!!! Amazing writin... read more »
Well, there's nothing like starting a new blog with an old cliché. But it is true. I'm making a serious start on my second book, following my debut novel Watermark , and today has been a research day. I've really enjoyed it, but here are 2 ways of looking at it.
SO, it started out wet and grey. I...read more »
Can this be true? There’s been some chatter on the Internet about a certain author deciding to pull her book from Amazon, after having been available for only 2 weeks. On her website, she said she was pulling it because of the “backlash.” How juicy, I thought, and then scoured the Internet to see...read more »
“I’m right on track to become a slave in some salon come spring. I can’t wait to work on thirty customers a day and make next to nothing in tips. At least what you’r... read more »
Pingi Pongo es un juego de mesa para niños a partir de seis años. Editado por Noris Spiele en 2012, no he podido encontrar las reglas de juego por ninguna parte, pero con un vídeo de su presentación en Essen y una reseña en alemán, junto a los componentes fotografiados en la BGG hemos podido reco...read more »
Pondré la obra (lo ordenaré alfabéticamente) y luego los personajes que aparecen en dicha o... read more »
I have struggled for over three weeks to create both a blog and a website. I’ve Googled more questions than I ever thought possible. “How do you make an avatar?” “What is an avatar?” “What is a web-hosting site?” “Can you make a Mai Tai with cool-aid and rum?” Sometimes I got informative answers...read more »
Good Morning Fam… … At times there is something about the desolate loneliness of isolation. Some claim that for them isolation is a good thing, yet for others it is a deafening silence. For some of us the devil loves to make us think that we are alone, that we have be isolated for sufferings, tri...read more »
So this is my first blog on here, probably best to introduce myself. My name is Andy, I live in the Derbyshire UK with my fab wife and for a living, I crash cars in a computer simulation in the hope that I can make them safer. On the surface seems ok. Alas I missed out one thing, I am poss... read more »
http://richardandjudy.whsmith.co.uk/b... … read more »