Fresh blood on the ferns: new voices dominate 2017 Ngaio Marsh Awards @nholten40 @craigsisterson @ngaiomarshaward

Not so long ago – September in fact- I shared a post of a Q&A with one of the short-listed authors of the Ngaio Marsh Awards – Jonothan Cullinane – author of Red Herring. You can read that Q&A here.  However…who Continue reading Fresh blood on the ferns: new voices dominate 2017 Ngaio Marsh Awards @nholten40 @craigsisterson @ngaiomarshaward

Poet, Songwriter and Legend ~ Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip

After learning today that Gord Downie lost his battle with cancer, I thought I would repost this.  RIP poet, musician and legend 💔 I know that music is not something I would normally post on my blog, but today is Continue reading Poet, Songwriter and Legend ~ Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip

💕Happy Valentine’s Day Book Lovers 💕

Happy Valentine’s Day my fellow #Booklovers!  I thought today would be a good day to shout out about some of the books and some of the authors I love!  Of course, I won’t be able to name every single one Continue reading 💕Happy Valentine’s Day Book Lovers 💕

Blogger Recognition Award – Thank You!!

Eeeeeeek!  Thrilled to have been nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by the superlicious blogger Mairead Hearne over at the brilliant Swirl and Thread book blog!  Make sure you check her out!! I think it is absolutely wonderful and a real honour to Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award – Thank You!!

Dark Minds: Blog Tour *Short Story Review*

Thanks so much to BloodHound Books and the awesome Sarah Hardy for asking me to take part in the Dark Minds blog tour!  I will be reading the full anthology over the holidays (bought my copy on publication day!) so won’t be Continue reading Dark Minds: Blog Tour *Short Story Review*

Book Announcement: Robert Bailey’s Between Black and White

Woohoo #bookjunkies!  I was thrilled to have been contacted by publicist Angelle Barbazon to help spread the word about Robert Bailey’s Between Black and White.  Who doesn’t love a  #BookAnnouncement!!?? Writer, Attorney Robert Bailey Pens Legal Thriller Brimming with Courtroom Drama, Racial Tensions Continue reading Book Announcement: Robert Bailey’s Between Black and White

Best Newcomer Award 2016: Bloggers Bash

I know it is a little late, but I think I am still overwhelmed at the idea that one week ago, I actually won the Best Newcomer 2016 Bloggers Bash award and it is only now sinking in! Never in Continue reading Best Newcomer Award 2016: Bloggers Bash