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“For us, two heads really are better than one!”

At the end of last month, Nina Whyle’s 4th chick-lit book was released, but who is Nina Whyle? Ot better yet, who are Nina Whyle? Because in fact, Nina Whyle is simply a pseudonym for the writing duo, Nina and Clare. Today we’re lucky enough to find out a little more about them… Can you tell us a little more about Nina Whyle? Nina: We are a writing duo. We’ve been friends for 14 years and writing together for the last 4 years. I used to work in the film industry and left to have a baby. I had this…

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You and Me Always – Jill Mansell: Blog Tour + Giveaway

Today I am over the moon to be a stop on the blog tour for Jill Mansell’s most recent book, You and Me, Always. Keep reading to find out what I thought, and you could even win yourself your very own copy! After losing her mum at the age of eight, Lily has always looked forward to her birthdays. Each and every year, a new letter from her late mother is waiting for her. On her twenty-fifth birthday, however, Lily receives her very last one, and it’s the one that changes everything. Reading the letter, Lily learns all about the…

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The Pestilence: Blog Tour + Giveaway

Finally, there is harmony in the Middle East, but whilst young Samuel Srour is tending to the animals on his small family farm, influential forces set out to demolish the peace. A rocket attack is launched, resulting in the the destruction of the Srour family farm, and a mysterious electrical storm shoots through the skies, travelling the world and originating at the destroyed farm. “The lightning which comes from the east, shines as far as the west, turning night into day.” Whilst Samuel should have been annihilated in the explosion, he instead finds himself with an incredible gift – the…

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The Walking Dead Ruled Journals

We’re now almost one whole week into The Walking Dead’s mid-season break (was anyone else totally disappointed with the mid-season finale by the way?!), and if you’re a super fan like me, you’ll be getting impatient already. I have to wait until February? February, really?!  Meanwhile, however, I may have something here to cheer you up just a little bit whilst you wait. Insight Editions have released these undeniably awesome The Walking Dead journals*, and PGUK were kind enough to send me some. They come in different colours with different images on the front, and I am super happy with…

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Wish Upon a Christmas Cake Blog Tour + Giveaway

Wish Upon a Christmas Cake tells the story of sweet and kind Katie, who is trying to come up with any reason to avoid Christmas with her family. She justs want the best Christmas ever, but she can’t see that happening. But when she turns up to the manor where her family are spending Christmas, a familiar face stirs feelings within Katie that she thought she’d buried deep… “Had I made a huge mistake letting him go nearly a decade ago?” Her first love, and recent widower, is spending the Christmas period with her family, along with his two young…

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The Fixer: The Naked Man – Book Review + Blog Tour

The Fixer: The Naked Man* is the first installment in a new thriller and suspense series. It tells the story of Katerina, a young girl who finds herself stuck in a string of temp jobs after ditching her cheating lover, who also happens to be her ex-boss. She finds herself struggling for money and soon has a problem: she needs $14,000 in two weeks or she’ll lose her apartment and education. Then she stumbles upon a job she can’t turn down. And so Katerina becomes a ‘fixer’ for the wealthy men of New York. She simply has to ‘fix’ their…

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Guest Post: Books vs Beauty

This post is guest post written by author and presenter, Jackie Kabler. Find out more about her and her debut novel below! “When you have a full time job and are also attempting to be a writer, you find yourself constantly juggling your two lives. After twenty years as a TV news reporter, I joined shopping channel QVC as a presenter nearly three years ago. I absolutely love it – it’s the ultimate girlie job, getting paid to talk about fashion, beauty, shoes and handbags on the telly. But on my days off, I have to force myself to switch…

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How a Self-Published Author Got a Movie Contract

Today I am over the moon to be announcing that self-published author, Mark Matthews, has signed a movie contract for his urban horror story, Milk-Blood (see my review here!). Milk-Blood tells the story of a young girl who not only suffers with a heart defect, but was also born with an addiction to heroin. It delves into her disturbing childhood filled with drug addiction, violence and real-life horrors. I’m ever so tempted to rant on about how much I enjoyed this unsettling yet engrossing story, but you can read all of that in my book review here! The book (and…

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Please Don't Leave Me Here – Tania Chandler: Book Review + Blog Tour

From the outside, Brigette seems like a regular woman – happily married, beautiful children and a career she enjoys. But Brigette isn’t normal, because Brigette can’t remember anything about her life before 1994. All she knows is that the same day the car struck her and her memory went missing, a man was found dead in her apartment. In 2008, the case still remains unsolved, but when the story of the girl with memory loss and the dead man begins to surface again, Brigette and the people around her start to ask themselves a question: is she really an ordinary,…