Reviewed by Kelly Allen Gina is in her early 30s, lives in the most beautiful house and runs her own business, but as Christmas approaches, she discovers her husband is having an affair. Gina’s husband, Stuart, has been there for her when it mattered most. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, he stood by her and went to every appointment, dutifully making notes and … [Read more...] about Review – A Hundred Pieces of Me by Lucy Dillon
Archives for February 2014
You have just banged out the first draft of your first novel, and you sit back to read through it, prepared to be amazed by your masterpiece. After the first couple of chapters though, you realize that the main characters seem shallow, the conversations sound stilted, and the whole thing reads like a deadly dull textbook. Now you are wondering what went wrong. You had a great … [Read more...] about How to Improve the Dialogue in a Novel
Novelicious has been at the centre of the women’s fiction community for years, reviewing countless books along the way. That said, as much as we love curling up and reading by ourselves, we kind of want to read books with you, too! For us, there’s nothing better than having a group of pals reading the same book at the same time. You can lament over sudden plot twists and … [Read more...] about Welcome to The Novelicious Book Club!
Liz Nugent has written live tv drama, soap operas, radio dramas and a children’s animation series, but her very first novel, Unravelling Oliver, will be published in March. We'll be reviewing it here soon. Today, Liz has given us her top five writing tips. 1. Get off Facebook, Twitter and all social media. It is a massive waste of time. It’s too late for me. I am … [Read more...] about Liz Nugent’s Top Five Writing Tips
Reviewed by Debs Carr The Midnight Rose spans a century and tells the tale of Anahita Chavan, a young high-born Indian girl who loses her parents and is taken in by a generous and very beautiful Maharani who pays for her education in England alongside her own daughter, Princess Indira. The two girls grow up and their lives take them on very different courses, but one school … [Read more...] about Review – The Midnight Rose by Lucinda Riley