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

Nine Lives by Terry Tyler

This set of nine short stories is cleverly connected to its title. Nine different lives are described and some of the people demonstrate cat-like behaviour. Most of them are about relationships and are convincing because we have all been in at least one of those situations. There are delightful twists at the end of fourContinue reading “Nine Lives by Terry Tyler”