Learning Guitar

At some stage during my late teens, I decided I wanted to learn to play guitar. I’ve always loved listening to people play and wanted to give it a go. I did a short course and bought a couple of books and learnt how to read music. Then recently my brother-in-law asked to borrow my guitar. He’d been thinking about …

Promo: Natasha Lester – Her Mother’s Secret

Natasha Lester has a new historical novel out. I really enjoyed her last book, A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald, so I’m looking forward to reading this one too. Website 1918, England. Armistice Day should bring peace into Leonora’s life. Rather than secretly making cosmetics in her father’s chemist shop to sell to army nurses such as Joan, her adventurous Australian friend, Leo …

Vale Nanna

It’s been a tough couple of weeks which has culminated with my Nanna dying this morning. She had cancer and knew she didn’t have long left, so she spent the time planning her funeral and telling my Mum what things were to go to whom. That was the kind of woman she was – practical and organised. that Prince Andrew …

Spending money to make it

There’s an old adage that says you have to spend money to make money. Up until now I’ve been cautious about how I spend my marketing budget, because there’s never any guarantee on what will actually work (and I didn’t have much money to spend!). Then back in January, I had amazing success with a BookBub ad and I have to …

Promo: Michelle Somers – Murder Most Unusual

I’ve been looking for a new romantic suspense to read and Michelle Somers has a new book out! I love books set in Australia and so I think I’m going to have to give this one a try. Facebook

Marvel’s Ironfist

I am a huge Marvel fan. I’ve loved all of their movies and their grittier TV series which are shown on Netflix. So when Ironfist was released this month, I was totally on board for a massive binge-watching session. ***Warning, spoilers to follow***

Promo: Nicole Flockton – Swipe for Mr Right

Nicole Flockton has a new novella out. It’s part of the Barefoot Bay world and involves a mistaken identity. Sounds good to me! Amazon Website Diving into the world of online dating isn’t on the top of Caryn Stapleton’s to-do list, especially after her recent break-up. But loneliness has her signing up, and when Mr. Swipe Right suggests they meet …

End of the World

I watched a great movie the other day called, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. It has Steve Carell and Keira Knightly in it and the premise is, the world is going to be hit by an asteriod in three weeks and everyone is going to die. It makes you ask the question, what would you do …