To kick off celebrations, I want to welcome the lovely Gaby from Queen Ella Bee Reads and author Claire McFall to the blog! Gaby is a New Yorker, who was a Londoner for a while and she discovered some wonderful books while she was here, Claire’s debut Ferryman being one of them. So when Claire was kind enough to participate in this blogoversary, I knew I had to pair the two of them together! Read on to find out Gaby’s top five UK authors and Claire’s top 5 US (or North American) books:
Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by Vicky at Books, Biscuits, and Tea, and gives us an opportunity to talk about all the books we’ve
begged, borrowed or stolen recently acquired!
Today’s is part two of my blogger brunch special, featuring the books I got from Templar Publishing (see part 1 for the Hot Key Books). They presented us with their January – June releases this year. As I mentioned on Twitter, Templar are my current go-to publisher for books I know I’ll certainly enjoy, whatever genre, so I was so excited to receive these books from them at the brunch.
As a celebration of getting older and this being my first birthday with Winged Reviews, I wanted to host a little giveaway. This is partially a thank you to everyone that has supported the blog so far and partially just an excuse to spread the book love!
One winner gets a book of choice from The Book Depository up to the value of £10. If anyone has any trouble choosing, here are a few of my favourite books I read this year:
Today we are hosting a blog tour stop for The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke courtesy of Strange Chemistry, one of our new favourite imprints. Keep reading for an interview with Cassandra and a chance to win the grand prize: a signed and annotated copy of the book! Be sure to visit the rest of the blog tour stops for more goodness.
This is the last week of Fresh Start September and what a month it’s been. We hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know all our fabulous authors so far. Today we have another treat, an interview with debut author Rachel Harris! Rachel’s debut book, My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century is about a young girl who is transported back into Renaissance Italy! Is that cool or what? Let’s find out a little bit more about My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century: