Jo’s Book Review – Sacrifice by Sharon Bolton

Title: Sacrifice Author: Sharon Bolton Publication Date: May 27th 2008 Publisher: Minotaur Books Part of a Series?: No, A Standalone Genres: Mystery, Thriller     In this masterful debut that starts off as a mystery and becomes much more, Tora Hamilton is an outsider at her new home on the rocky, wind-swept Shetland Islands, a hundred miles from the northeastern tip of… Continue reading Jo’s Book Review – Sacrifice by Sharon Bolton

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Jo’s Book review – Switched by Amanda Hocking 

Title: Switched Author: Amanda Hocking Publication Date: January 3rd 2012 Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin Part of a Series?: Yes, Book 1 of 'Trylle' series Genres:  Young Adult, Fantasy,  Paranormal Romance When Wendy Everly was six-years-old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. It isn't until eleven years later that Wendy discovers her mother might have… Continue reading Jo’s Book review – Switched by Amanda Hocking 

Interview with Marlena Frank!

1. Do you view writing as a kind of spiritual practice? I can’t really say that writing is purely a spiritual practice because the spirit is only part of the process. I draw on memories, relationships, tastes, scents, and everything in between. I hope that my writing makes readers question the world around them a… Continue reading Interview with Marlena Frank!

Jo’s TOP 5 book characters

  Hullo peeps! I'm back with another post in my 'Top 5' series. You can find my other Top 5 post here. Today I'm going to tell you bunnies about my absolutely favourite bookish characters. I don't read any one particular genre so they will range from fantasy to contemporary to manga. (It will not,actually) The… Continue reading Jo’s TOP 5 book characters

Interview with Alane Adams!

  Do you view writing as a kind of spiritual practice? Not spiritual exactly, more like an outpouring of a stream of consciousness that begins when I imagine a character and begin to envision that character’s predicaments, thoughts, and the insurmountable problems they face. Writing is a sort of compulsive relationship between your fingertips placed… Continue reading Interview with Alane Adams!