Reviewed by Amanda Keats When a debut author signs a massive six-figure book deal with a publisher, has the film rights bought almost immediately and is likened to JK Rowling, it would be wise to pay attention. Especially when that author is barely in her twenties. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon is a breathtaking and enthralling debut from the young novelist about a world … [Read more...] about Review – The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
Archives for August 2013
Isabel Ashdown is the author of Summer of ’76, which we'll be reviewing soon; she recently answered a few questions for our Novelicious Readers... Can you tell us a little about your average writing day? My writing day starts at 8am, when the rest of the family leaves the house, and I’m left alone in the glorious quiet of morning with Charlie-dog. I’ll … [Read more...] about Novelicious Chats To…Isabel Ashdown
Reviewed by Kate Appleton Ella does not have a conventional family life. Swept off her feet and married at nineteen to artist of the hour Sebastian Montclair she was ridiculously happy and looking forward to their future. However, things didn’t go completely as planned and Ella finds herself in a tumbledown farmhouse with her husband shut up in one of the barns, … [Read more...] about Review – My Husband Next Door by Catherine Alliott
A lot of importance has been placed on the perfect cover. After all, it's the first thing we see when we browse books. But is the cover the thing that makes us pick up our next read? Or is it something else? When a new novel comes out, there's often a lot of publicity around it, describing the plot and the biography of the author. Authors like Dan Brown, JK Rowling, … [Read more...] about Novelicious Natters – How do you choose your next read?
Rebecca Chance is the author of six racy romance novels. Her new bonkbuster, Killer Queens, was released earlier this month. Can you tell us a little about your average writing day? Get up, drink cappuccino, eat some eggs and white beans – I’m really trying to start the day with protein for energy. Go on gossip websites, Facebook, Twitter. Answer emails. Read through what I … [Read more...] about Novelicious Chats To…Rebecca Chance