Happy October everyone! This is my favourite time of year, I love the quality of the light you get on an Autumn afternoon and the chill in the air. It makes me just want to curl up and snuggle with a fire and a nice glass of wine. A good book and a blanket always help.
I felt like I’ve really made strides on my blog this month too, so I thought I would do a roundup of everything I posted to keep track.
A normal girl accidentally finds herself dating the heir to the British throne. A fun, fluffy romance that didn’t fall into all the usual pitfalls of a romance.
Jasper Fforde has a new book out! It’s not Shades of Grey, but it’s a lot of fun. Set in a world where humans hibernate through bitter winters, it’s definitely something that will make you want to snuggle up warm and eat sweet foods.
A charming, open and wonderful memoir about a young woman’s experience of single motherhood after becoming pregnant at University. It has been optioned for a TV adaptation by the same company that made Call the Midwife, and I think they’ll do it perfectly.
This is a fluffy, wacky comedy looking at the nonsense that comes with planning a wedding, and a hen night.
I took the chance to re-read an old favourite, and it was interesting to see what new things I got from it with my own new experiences. Plus, Heyer is what I consider the bar for Regency Romance.
Earlier this year, Salt Publishing were saved from financial difficulties by the #JustOneBook campaign. It goes to show how important every purchase is to independent publishers.
People have been trying to programme computers to write novels for years, or trying to work out what exactly makes a bestselling novel. Is there a code which unlocks a bestselling book? Can this really be calculated?