#FridayFiveChallenge

This fun feature is a mini workshop invented by Rosie Amber. We look at book covers just from their thumbnail pictures at online selling book sites and make quick fire buying decisions. We look from a READERS Point of View and this exercise is very EYE OPENING. To join in with the #FridayFiveChallenge please read the rulesContinue reading “#FridayFiveChallenge”

Home for Christmas by Jan Ruth

I’ve been getting myself into the Christmas mood by reading three fairly long short stories by Jan Ruth on the theme of Home for Christmas.  Each story is set in Snowdonia but there are three very different story styles. Rudolph the Brown-nosed Reindeer describes an occasion everyone hates – a corporate weekend, part team building, part appraisalContinue reading “Home for Christmas by Jan Ruth”

Scotch on the Rocks by Lizzie Lamb

From the first few lines of Scotch on the Rocks we know exactly the kind of character we are meeting in heroine Ishabel Stuart.  Brave and intelligent, her single minded determination could achieve anything but she may well antagonise anyone who crosses her path.  Returning to her home island in the Scottish Highlands she isContinue reading “Scotch on the Rocks by Lizzie Lamb”

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away!Continue reading “Teaser Tuesday”