Month: June 2021

Changes to Following by Email

I do hope this all works properly however if anyone has any issues, please do let me know – you can email me at myreadingcornerblog@gmail [dot]com Since starting the blog with Blogger and then WordPress,

Miller Street SW22 by Jude Hayland | Guest Post | #MillerStreetSW22 | @judehayland @matadorbooks

5.         I studied ballet when I was younger and still go to a couple of adult ballet classes every week – it’s satisfying still to be able to do a pirouette – on a good

#BloggerInTheSpotlight – Louise from Bookmarks and Stages – @Lou_Bookmarks

Thanks for agreeing to be part of my Blogger in the Spotlight feature Louise. First of all, would you tell me a little about yourself? What do you enjoy most about blogging? Podcasts, who doesn’t

Desert Island Books: Joanna Rakoff

This gorgeous, heartbreaking novel, published in 1929, was a revelation for me when I first read it, at 22, in that Larsen–like Jean Rhys, whom I also first read around that time–portrays, in the most

A Summer at the Castle – Kate Lord Brown | Guest Post | #ASummerAtTheCastle @katelordbrown @orionbooks

Every summer, Diana Hughes organises a famous baking competition at her beautiful castle in the south west of Ireland, to raise funds for its upkeep. But this year, amongst the bunting and scrumptious cakes, everything

Summer of Hopes and Dreams by Sue McDonagh #ArtCafe #bookreview @ChocLitUK @SueMcDonaghLit

Little does she realise that the outdoor pursuits weekend brochure handed to her at the local Art Café will kick start a summer that will see her abseiling down a Welsh cliff face in “eye

Louise Soraya Black – Q&A

2. What inspired the book? 5. What do you do when you aren’t writing? What do you do to relax and get away from it all? Louise kindly answered a few of my questions. The

ShortBookandScribes #BookReview – Let in the Light by Gerard Nugent

Let in the Light is a gorgeous debut novel from Gerard Nugent and it will appeal to fans of Andy Jones and Mike Gayle. It’s a beautifully written story of leaving the darkness behind and

Mind Guerrilla by Martin Tracey – extract

Follow him at: Facebook: And in spite of the undoubted violence that had resulted in this tragic situation, Judd found himself reflecting on the still form before him, and his thoughts likened the girl

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi – #Win a copy of #TheHennaArtist @AlkaJoshi @RandomTTours @Harper360UK

The Secret Keeper of Jaipur is the second in the Jaipur Trilogy by Alka Joshi. I loved the first book in the trilogy, The Henna Artist, and I’m disappointed I haven’t been able to fit