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Opening Lines #YA #AmReading

I read a great post recently written by Cathy from Between the Lines book blog. Cathy shared some of the opening lines from books she’s read over the past twelve months that drew her in. It was a wonderful collection. You can read it HERE. With the recent release of my new young adult book,… Continue reading Opening Lines #YA #AmReading

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My Top Ten #YA Reads #amreading

  The Goodreads Choice Awards were announced recently, and I was happy to see YA author, Sarah J. Maas scooped another win in the YA Fantasy & Science Fiction category, this time for A Court of Mist and Fury (great book!). In 2015 it was her Queen of Shadows novel that secured her win, however,… Continue reading My Top Ten #YA Reads #amreading

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Reader Spot – Meet #bookreviewer Shelley Wilson – Yep, Me! #YA #Horror #TuesdayBookBlog

Here on the Reader Spot, I share the bookish love of our avid book reviewers. From young adult to historical romance, chick-lit to a murder mystery, they know what they like, and they’re happy to share.  Whether you are a reader looking for a new book, or a writer wondering what your reader wants, I hope you… Continue reading Reader Spot – Meet #bookreviewer Shelley Wilson – Yep, Me! #YA #Horror #TuesdayBookBlog

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#FridayBookShare A Court of Mist and Fury by @SJMaas #YA #Fantasy

With the weekend approaching it’s the perfect time to seek out new books, so I’ve created a Friday Book Share game to help search for that ideal read. Anyone can have a go – all you need to do is answer the following questions based on a book you are currently reading/finished reading this week… Continue reading #FridayBookShare A Court of Mist and Fury by @SJMaas #YA #Fantasy

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#MondayMuse – Meeting My Favourite #YA Author Sarah J.Maas

Inspirational people surround us at every turn.  To celebrate some of the incredible women who continue to motivate me on my writing journey I have decided to post a Monday Muse - a weekly look at the women who are my artistic inspiration. Last week I honoured one of my favourite young adult authors, Cassandra… Continue reading #MondayMuse – Meeting My Favourite #YA Author Sarah J.Maas

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Book Review – Queen of Shadows by @SJMaas #YA

Queen of Shadows by Sarah J Maas My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Queen of Shadows is the fourth book in the series and follows Celaena Sardothian as she steps into her role as assassin one more time. I am a huge fan of Sarah Maas and devoured this book as quickly as I… Continue reading Book Review – Queen of Shadows by @SJMaas #YA

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My Reading Challenge Update

  As a writer, there is one task that matters more than most – reading. Reading the work of other writers can only improve our vocabulary, sentence structure and knowledge of the craft. I have always been an avid reader, as a child I could be found nestled in between my bed and the radiator,… Continue reading My Reading Challenge Update

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Series or Standalone Novel?

  Over on my Facebook page, we had a great debate going about the popularity of a series over a standalone book. The consensus was in favour of the series. Although, there were quite a few who, like me, enjoy reading a standalone novel after completing an epic sequence of books – a bit like having… Continue reading Series or Standalone Novel?