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Blog Tour – Juniper & Thorn by Ava Reid

The juniper tree looked as stolid as a grave marker, unruffled. Under the dirt was the compact and inside the compact was the black sand and in every grain of sand was Sevas, my first secret, my first lie, safe as death A gruesome curse. A city in upheaval. A monster with unquenchable appetites. As… Continue reading Blog Tour – Juniper & Thorn by Ava Reid

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The Creation of Connection in Online Events

After a time, I knew I was going to reflect on the events of last year and how the world tilted on its axis and sent us into the virtual realm. However, I’ve just left yet another online discussion on the promotion of a new book and I loved it so much, I’ve decided to… Continue reading The Creation of Connection in Online Events

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Book Review: Nick by Michael Farris Smith

“If there is one thing the lost are able to recognize it is the others who are just as wounded and wandering.” In this poignant novel we are given that desperate glimpse into the life of Nick Carraway, a character we all recognise but really know little about. The man who once narrated the story… Continue reading Book Review: Nick by Michael Farris Smith

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Burns for Every Day of the Year: The Pros of Poetry

Poet Sara Letourneau said that reading poetry in the morning is like a ‘second breakfast’ for the mind. Compelling your brain to wake up and understand the meaning behind the words, what image it depicts or emotions it invokes. I was kindly sent Burns for Every Day of the Year by Pauline Mackay from Black… Continue reading Burns for Every Day of the Year: The Pros of Poetry