June Taylor (L) and Ali Harper (R) photo credit: Jo Lee World
I’ve lived in Leeds (well just outside) for over 15 years and I’ve never set foot in The Leeds Library…until last night. But this is no ordinary council run public library, no siree. It was founded in 1768 as a proprietary subscription library and is now the oldest surviving example of this sort of library in the British Isles.And it’s not to be confused with the Leeds Central Library, your a-typical library up on the Headrow (for those of you who know Leeds). Continue reading →
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!! So it’s January 1st, and as the saying goes New Year New Books….that’s right isn’t it? So here are some of the books being published over the next twelve months I’ve got on the mountain that is my reading pile that I’m looking forward to!
Some are from authors I’ve not read before and some are firm favourites in the Knight library! And everything in-between. Continue reading →
EEEEEEEEEKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!! Yes you read that right! The time has come for the grand unveiling of the cover for my #mamapossum Noelle Holten’s debut novel Dead Inside. I was lucky enough to beta read this fab book and despite there being editing going on at the moment, I can feel it in my bones that you are going to love the final version!! You can preorder it now for a bargain price over at Amazon.
I’m thrilled to be closing the blog tour for June Taylor’s Keep Your Friends Close. June is a Leeds author who I’ve known for a couple of years now after the lovely Jo Robertson of My Chestnut Reading Tree introduced us. Since then, we’ve run into each other at various bookish events in the area. Continue reading →