Handbags aren't just for dancing around, posing with or for holding the detritus of your life, they can also make a statement about your love of all things literary. I've picked five bookish bags for your delight and delectation... Shall we begin? 1. Rather than using old books (the designer says she couldn’t bear the thought of ripping the pages from a book), … [Read more...] about Five Bookish Bags
Archives for June 2013
Relief. That was the overriding feeling when my agent called and told me we had an offer for my first book Hollywood Sinners. That makes it sound like I expected the deal, like I thought it should have happened, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. We’d been on submission for months. Eleven publishers had turned the book away. I’d quit my job in the middle of a … [Read more...] about My Book Deal Moment by Victoria Fox
For many fans of Sophie Kinsella's work, it's hard to imagine what could make her books even more enjoyable. Thanks to one of the lovely teams at the BBC, we may have found one. Kinsella's new book, Wedding Night, has been abridged for radio as part of the Book at Beachtime series for BBC Radio 4 Extra. Novelicious was fortunate enough to sit in on some of the … [Read more...] about Novelicious Goes To…The BBC’s Book At Beachtime Recording of Sophie Kinsella’s Wedding Night
In this week's competition we've got a brand new copy of Dawn French's new book, Oh Dear Silvia, up for grabs. Everyone knows the real Silvia, don't they? … [Read more...] about Win! A copy of Oh Dear Silvia by Dawn French to give away!
Reviewed by Cressida McLaughlin Anna is happy to finally be moving into a new flat with her partner Jon, and starting an exciting new promotion. Imogen, Anna’s sister, is blissfully happy in Thailand, putting together an underwater photo project and spending time with her American boyfriend Luca. She doesn’t have any desire to return to Brighton. But then Anna and … [Read more...] about Review – Vivien’s Heavenly Ice Cream Shop by Abby Clements