Books, Fiction, Fun Stuff, Young Adult

Opening Lines – What hooks a reader? #AmReading

It’s been a few years since I published an opening lines blog post highlighting my favourite novels. To celebrate some of the incredible books I’ve read recently I thought I’d do it again. Feel free to join in and tag me so I can read your posts. Here are eight novels where the opening lines… Continue reading Opening Lines – What hooks a reader? #AmReading

Blog Tour, Books, Fiction, Murder, Mystery, The Writing Process, Thriller/Mystery

#GuestPost by @PeterFBartram author of The Comedy Club Mystery #TuesdayBookBlog #TheComedyClubMystery

The latest of Peter Bartram’s Crampton of the Chronicle mysteries – The Comedy Club Mystery - is out later this month, and I’m delighted to host a guest post from the author himself on where he found the inspiration for his latest release. Murder has never been such fun… When theatrical agent Daniel Bernstein sues… Continue reading #GuestPost by @PeterFBartram author of The Comedy Club Mystery #TuesdayBookBlog #TheComedyClubMystery

Blog Tour, Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Children's Fiction, Fiction, Inspirational

The Plastic Disaster #BlogTour @montydogge #BookReview

I’m thrilled to be a part of The Plastic Disaster Blog Tour and sharing my review of Monty and the Ocean Rescue: A Plastic Disaster written by M.T. Sanders and beautifully illustrated by Zoe Saunders. About the Book Monty, Cookie and the spangles are back at the beach for the fifth book in this series… Continue reading The Plastic Disaster #BlogTour @montydogge #BookReview

Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Fiction, Horror, RBRT, Rosie Amber's Book Review Team

#BookReview Doggem by @john_f_leonard #RBRT #Horror #TuesdayBookBlog #ShortStory

Book Review Title: Doggem; A Tale of Toy Dogs and Dark Deeds Author: John F Leonard Category: Dark Fantasy Horror My Rating: 5 Star Book Blurb: DOGGEM is a spooky little tale about toy dogs and dark doings. A gently disturbing horror story. But beware, this charming cocktail of witchcraft, imagined folklore and paranormal fantasy… Continue reading #BookReview Doggem by @john_f_leonard #RBRT #Horror #TuesdayBookBlog #ShortStory


The Annual Bloggers Bash Awards 2019 Vote is LIVE!

It’s that time of year again when the Annual Bloggers Bash Award nominees beg, steal, and borrow votes from the unsuspecting public. Now in its fifth year, the awards are a fabulous way to appreciate the hard work and dedication of your favourite bloggers.

I’m thrilled to say that my other blog (yes, I write for two!) was nominated for Best Personal Development Blog and as such I’m here to beg, steal, and borrow… oh, you know the deal by now!

If you can spare two minutes to vote for ‘Motivate Me Now’ I would be eternally grateful. Here’s the blurb for that category: Best Personal Development Blog,
Mental Health / Self-Improvement
Suitable candidates for the Best Personal Development Blog will primarily contain content on mental health, goal setting and motivation, depression, anxiety, coaching, self-care, planning, organisation changing your life ideas, Bullet journalling for mental health, vision board, workshop ideas. (Yes, I blog about all this stuff as well as books – it’s in my Gemini nature to multi-task)

Read the original post, scroll down to the Best Personal Development Blog section, find Motivate Me Now, click the little biddy button at the side and then hit VOTE.

Fairy dust will fall from the sky, unicorns will dance in your honour, and the mermaids will synchronise their dance routines to spell out your name. OR, I’ll give you a big cheery thank you 😉

If you fancy popping over to join me on my personal development blog then I’d be happy to welcome you with a peppermint tea! No hairy armpits, kaftans, or flowers in your hair are necessary. Here’s the link to my blog:


The Annual Bloggers Bash

It’s that time of year again… The 2019 Annual Bloggers Bash Awards are now open. As always, we had a huge number of nominations. So let me thank everyone who took the time to nominate their fellow bloggers. Without you guys nominating, there would be no bash awards. To the awards:

Winners will be announced at the Bloggers Bash in London on June 15th. The winners post will go live here at 6pm on the same day. If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, please click the link below:

Buy your bash ticket
Voting is open until 21:00 (BST) on the 24th April 2019

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Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Young Adult

#BookReview Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi #YA #Fantasy

Book Review Title: Children of Blood and Bone Author: Tomi Adeyemi Category: YA Fantasy Rating: 4 Star Blurb: They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. When different clans ruled – Burners igniting flames, Tiders beckoning waves,… Continue reading #BookReview Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi #YA #Fantasy