Number Ten by Robin Hawdon

This is going to be a longer blog post introduction than usual! Reviewing Number Ten has a special relevance for me, not least because I have previously featured Robin Hawdon’s writing before on Linda’s Book Bag when I reviewed his children’s book Charley Poon’s Pomes here. Also, one of the best books I have ever read and […]

Staying in with Kirsten Nairn

Running this new feature of Staying in with … on Linda’s Book Bag I’m getting to meet all kinds of authors and books I wouldn’t have otherwise come across. Today I have a very enigmatic guest to stay in with – Kirsten Nairn, author of A Sorry Affair. I don’t have an author image to […]

Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller

Firstly, an enormous thank you to Tracy Fenton of The Book Club on Facebook (#TBConFB) for supplying me with ‘Our Endless Numbered Days’. I turned to Claire Fuller’s book after temporarily abandoning another novel I wasn’t enjoying and it was the perfect contrast. Reading ‘Our Endless Numbered Days’ felt like coming home after a long […]

Six Wicked Reasons by Jo Spain

When I attended a Quercus book evening last October (see here) I was thrilled when I got my hands on an early copy of Jo Spain’s Six Wicked Reasons and am delighted to share my review with Linda’s Book Bag readers today as part of the blog tour celebrating the publication of the book. My […]

Thank You @OrendaBooks and @ReviewCafe

Now, I get sent an awful lot of books and although I tweet my thanks on Twitter, I rarely write a blog post about them but I simply have to thank Karen Sullivan, publisher extraordinaire at Orenda Books, and fellow blogger Lorraine for the most amazing collection of books that arrived on Christmas Eve. During […]