Book Review: The Nature of the Future by Marina Gorbis

Hello everyone, How are we all?   "There's no better futurist to learn from today than Marina Gorbis, who taps her vast social network of innovators and researchers for the biggest, most disruptive ideas that are changing how we work, solve problems, and create value today. This book is a thrilling and insight-packed guide to …

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Book Review: Miles Wallingford – Sequel to Afloat and Ashore By James Fenimore Cooper

Hello everyone, How are we all? The first thing that's fairly obvious about 'Miles Wallingford: Sequel to Afloat and Ashore' is the language. It was written less two centuries ago in 1844 and set in 1796 to 1804. The language was my first barrier and I forced myself to stick with it. I have nightmares …

Book Review: ‘Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius’ By Dave Eggers

Hello everyone! How are we all? I'm back again with another book review. This time a second read of 'Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius'. The Blurb: 'A virtuosic piece of writing, a big, daring, manic-depressive stew of a book that noisily announces the debut of a talented - yes staggeringly talented new writer' Michiko Kakutani, …

Announcement: BooksGoSocial Book Blog Tour – A Deadly Game of Hangman By Peter Mulraney

Guest post by Peter Mulraney, author of the Stella Bruno Investigates crime series.   Stella Bruno Investigates is a series of quick reads - books designed to be read in one sitting. Each book in the series only takes around an hour and a half to two hours to read. So, there’s no waiting for …

Announcement: BooksGoSocial Book Blog Tour – Wise Before Their Time By Ann Richardson

“As Powerful As Any Great Classic Of Fiction”   So said Sir Ian McKellen in his Foreword to my book. And it is. Do you remember the terrible times of AIDS and HIV in the 1980s and 1990s? If not, are you curious to learn what it was like for those diagnosed? Wise Before their …

Announcement: Book Blog Tour – Forests of Mist By Haylie Hanson

  Hello, readers! I’d like to apologize in advance if this blog is incoherent. I’m bone-tired from being up all hours of the night feeding Girl Spawn, who coincidentally came early on launch week. Two October babies for me, what a lucky gal I am! The biggest news I have (writing-wise, I happen to think …

Announcement: Book Blog Tour – Short Story collection/Alzheimers related By Paul Toolan

  ‘Where do your stories come from?’   If only I received royalties every time a reader asks me this! Here, there and everywhere is the true but unhelpful answer. In ‘A View from Memory Hill’, there’s a story called Old Man, Young Pub that was triggered by seeing…an old man in a young pub! …