Literature Festivals and Book Fairs in the UK 2019

Book fairs, literature festivals and storytelling festivals are an amazing opportunity to promote your own book, network with other authors, publishers, translators, meet authors whose work you admire (remember that the handshake trumps the photo) and discover new favourite reads. Europe has a variety of international literary festivals and book fairs to pick from. To … Continue reading Literature Festivals and Book Fairs in the UK 2019

Book Review – “Tortured Shrimp” by Dave Feder

When two strangers, Jake and Charlie, meet at the seafood stall they talk about fried shrimps. Fascinated and amused by Jake’s strange attitude towards life, Charlie invites him to join a dinner with his ex-wife, a situation readily avoided by most regular mortals. This new crazy friend, however, agrees to the task. Read more!

Book Review – The Easter Make Believers by Finn Bell

 Nick and Tobe have no illusions over something being horribly wrong when they get a call out to a quiet suburb at wee hours of the morning. Why would they, an organized crime intelligence unit, be invited to a hostage situation they really have no idea. But when things go wrong with gunshots and explosions and the smoke finally settles, it turns out that the dead men are members high up in the mafia family.

Book Review – “The Fashion Intruder” by Roma E. Black

Following her passion Sofia quits her career job in prestigious law firm to join a startup. She soon discovers that her dream-world of beauty and glamour have it's own rules. In The Old World a fashion is a business with big money and all the unwritten rules, who-knows-whom and backstabbing that goes with it.

Book review – The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian story. Frighteningly believable and in resonance with current events even after 33 years from its publishing. A thought provoking, deeply concerning and altogether an ageless classic.

11 classical books to read to your children

Are you looking for a stories to read to your kids? Here is 11 authors whose stories are good for reading out loud. Most of them would be interesting also for different ages as well as parents themselves (no reason why only the kids should have fun, right?).  

Beginners guide to the Terry Pratchett Discworld series

Thinking of getting started with reading this amazing Discworld series people are talking about. Here is an overview of the five main series to help you decide on the most suitable series line for you...