The Other Side Of Fear – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “So what if it is? Wouldn’t that be karma? Sometimes karma’s a bitch.” Phew! What an absolute rollercoaster of a book this is! Eoghan Egan is an author that everyone needs to watch out for, and has very quickly become one of those crime/thriller writers that will always be on my radar….

What is Inside Your Writer’s Toolbox?

Do you have a writer’s toolbox? It’s a little bit different from a workshop toolbox, but it’s just as useful – at least it’s useful for your writing craft. A writer’s toolbox contains techniques, processes, strategies, and ideas that can fuel your writing life and drive your creative success. Some notebooks Writer’s write, meaning that…

Affirmations for Turbulent Times – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “The thoughts we have about ourselves, our lives, and our futures matter. The words we use with ourselves make a difference.” I reached for this book as I was feeling down and exhausted. I haven’t even felt the desire to read fiction for a while, which is so unlike me! Over the…

How to Write Engaging Stories: A Guide to Creating a Compelling Narrative

Writing compelling stories is an art. Stories can be shared, told, and retold. They’re an integral part of our culture and our lives. People have been telling stories for centuries, and it’s no wonder why. A well-told story is captivating and engaging. Bestselling authors know all about the power of storytelling–they know how to create…

Nasty Little Cuts – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “She takes shallow breaths. The knife is chilling, but his face is worse.” Oh my GOD. This book is already a strong contender for my book of the year, and we’re only just ending February! I am in complete shock and absolute awe, and I really don’t think my review even scratches…

Butterfly Sisters – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Love has to come above it all. We have to follow our hearts and accept the things we cannot change.” Harpeth Road Press are absolutely rocking it right now with two incredible new book announcements in the space of a couple of months – and I’ve had the absolute honour of shouting…

Where Hope Is Found – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “The very thing that had caused the worst moment of her life surrounded the place she now called home. Yet, here amidst the turbulent waters, she had found hope.” This book was absolutely incredible. If you’re looking for a feel-good, uplifting book, this is probably not something you should reach for, but…

Top 11 Hobby Reading Books You Must Try Out

How many times have you wished that you were better at your hobby? Whether it’s painting, cooking, or carpentry, we all hope we can be a little bit better at the things we love to do. But what if I told you that there was a way to improve your skills without ever picking up…

The Dummy Pass – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Fiona couldn’t put her finger on it, but she could swear while he was catching his breath William was talking to someone and cheering people on. But there was no-one else there…was there?” I was very pleasantly surprised with this book! Patrick Smith’s The Dummy Pass is not just a fun children’s…

Mindful Communication for Happiness – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Good communication is vital to being happy. It’s important to think for yourself and evaluate what’s true.” Communication has never been one of my strong points. I have gotten better over the years, but there is still plenty for me to work on! Thankfully, this book gave me that perfect stepping stone…