I’ve got a review for Accidentally Engaged by Farah Heron today. Accidentally Engaged is published by Piatkus Books and is available now in ebook and paperback formats. Thanks to the publishers for sending me a copy for review. First of all, what’s the book about? Is this fake engagement fool proof . . . or half-baked? When … More Accidentally Engaged by Farah Heron #bookreview @PiatkusBooks
This Easter weekend sees the 6th anniversary of Portobello Book Blog – or as I like to call it, the 6th Blogiversary! To celebrate and to say thank you to everyone who visits and reads my bookish ramblings, I’m holding a giveaway. It’s a mystery prize, though I can tell you it will be a … More My 6th Blogiversary – #Giveaway!
CAN YOU FIND THE FAMOUS PERSON HIDDEN IN EVERY STORY? Dreamers, singers, heroes and killers, they can dazzle with their beauty or their talent or their unmitigated evil, yet inside themselves, they are as frail and desperate as the rest of us. But can you see them? Can you unravel the truth? ‘Oh, how I enjoyed these … More Backstories by Simon Van der Velde #bookreview @SimonVdVwriter
It’s publication day today for Last Night, the seventh novel from the wonderful Mhairi McFarlane. If you look at any of the online book retail sites for this book you will see it’s described as ‘the most hilarious and heart-breaking romcom of 2021’ and my goodness that is right on both counts. This is straight … More Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane #bookreview @MhairiMcF @HarperFiction @FictionPubTeam
I’m delighted to be featuring the wonderful Books2Door company again. You may remember I did a blogpost about all the brilliant gift ideas they had around Christmas time. This time, I’m sharing a bit about two sets of books I ordered from them recently and how that buying experience was. I am grateful to Milan … More Special Feature on Books2Door – online book retailer – @Books2DoorUK
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