My Name is Anna: A compelling family thriller

My Name is Anna by Lizzy Barber is an excellent read which had me entranced from the first page. It is the story you would expect, but has many twists that you will not see coming. Barber's personal experiences and knowledge of American theme parks and London make it very realistic, and her brilliant writing... Continue Reading →


A Day in the Life: Marketing in Academic Publishing

As it is #workinpublishing week, I thought that it would be appropriate to share my experience of working in publishing! I am a marketing assistant at Springer Nature, for the the journal Scientific Reports. I work on the biggest journal in the world, which has some excellent articles to share and collections to promote. So,... Continue Reading →

#WorkinPublishing: No Normal Routes

After talking to some people who I had never met before, never seen at the SYP or book events but who managed to get the jobs and internships that everybody was after, I came to the conclusion that we need to stop dismissing certain routes into publishing. Firstly, let's debunk what these are: The 'normal'... Continue Reading →

Blog tour: Dead End Q&A with Rachel Lynch

Book spotlight Dead End by Rachel Lynch Canelo Previous Books in the D.I. Kelly Porter series: Dark Game Deep Fear Genre: Crime/thriller Release Date: 8 October, 2018 My review: Dead End: Another stunner!  Here's my in-depth Q&A with Rachel Lynch: I felt that this book had an almost equal split between Kelly’s personal life and... Continue Reading →

Agh it’s October already!

So, it's nearly Halloween, wahoo! September has been a fun, busy month for me. I went to Ibiza, got back in one piece, organised an editorial board meeting and took on some more responsibilities at work! To recap, this month, I have read and reviewed: The Hunger by Alma Katsu 5* The Corset by Laura... Continue Reading →

Blog tour: A Blade So Black

Blog Tour A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney Publisher: Titan Books Purchase link: Guest post from Elle McKinney: Ones to watch: what are your most anticipated books for the rest of the year, and why? Whew, there are so many books I’m looking forward to. I’m actually glad the limit of “for the rest... Continue Reading →

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