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 […]

Staying In With Alison Layland

Way back in 2015 when I’d first begun blogging and my posts were pretty poorly designed (sorry Alison), I had the privilege of interviewing Alison Layland all about her novel Someone Else’s Conflict. You can read that interview and my review of Someone Else’s Conflict here. Today, in what I hope will be a much […]

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

Back in October 2019 I went to a wonderful Quercus books Word of Mouth Best Seller blogger event that you can read all about here. At that event I was lucky enough to get a copy of Rebecca Serle’s In Five Years. Now I’m thrilled to be invited to participate in the launch celebrations for […]