Book Blog, Scottish Book Trust

Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour Celebrates 20th Anniversary @scotfriendly @ScottishBkTrust

  Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour Celebrates 20th Anniversary Over 100,000 children inspired since the tour began in 1998  The Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour today launched its 20th-anniversary celebrations. Award-winning authors Lari Don and Ross Collins marked the occasion with pupils at Shawlands Primary School in Glasgow. They were joined by Calum Bennie, Communications Manager at Scottish… Continue reading Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour Celebrates 20th Anniversary @scotfriendly @ScottishBkTrust

Book Blog, Book Event News

Crime At The Castle #CrimeFiction ~ Jan 2018 ~ Jackie McLean #Spotlight @JackieJamxx @GlamisCastle #BookToday #Scottish

Have you booked your tickets yet for this fabulous event? We caught up with author Jackie McLean to find out how excited she is for the event. Crime at the Castle By Jackie Mclean I was delighted last year when I was asked to take part in Scotland’s newest crime festival.  A haunted castle, book… Continue reading Crime At The Castle #CrimeFiction ~ Jan 2018 ~ Jackie McLean #Spotlight @JackieJamxx @GlamisCastle #BookToday #Scottish

Book Blog, Event Review, Review

Local Art Exhibition: Chris Morrison and Ruth Adcock #Scottish #Review

Stilton and gingerbread, Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, Run DMC and Aerosmith, entangled photons.... All bizarre and unexpected combinations that for some inexplicable reason work.  I have another to add; life drawings and seascapes. I'll be honest, I wasn't sure what to expect when the invitation to local exhibition 'Sea Life' appeared in my inbox… Continue reading Local Art Exhibition: Chris Morrison and Ruth Adcock #Scottish #Review

Bloody Scotland, Book Blog, Crime Authors

Bloody Scotland – The Book @BloodyScotland #Interview @cbrookmyre

LBG are delighted to be on the blog tour for Bloody Scotland - The Book. The book features 12 of Scotland's best crime writers. Val McDermid, Chris Brookmyre, Denise Mina, Gordon Brown, Ann Cleeves, Louise Welsh, Lin Anderson, Doug Johnstone, Craig Robertson, E S Thomson, Sara Sheridan and Stuart MacBride. We are privileged to have an… Continue reading Bloody Scotland – The Book @BloodyScotland #Interview @cbrookmyre

Author, Book Blog, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Event Review

Reading The City @Edbookfest @RonButlinMakar @oldnorthroad @fivekingdoms #Review

READING THE CITY ~ BOSCO THEATRE ~ 12/08/2017 Kick starting my  Edinburgh Book Festival 2017 was an amazing event with James Loxley, Ron Butlin and Vivian French.  The event focused on the influence the New Town has had on Authors and Poets. A fully packed Bosco Theatre and I were entranced as James Loxley told… Continue reading Reading The City @Edbookfest @RonButlinMakar @oldnorthroad @fivekingdoms #Review
Avon Books, Book Blog, Book Review, Kelly Talk

Perfect Prey By Helen Fields @Helen_Fields @AvonBooksUK #Review #Edinburgh

Hello Lovelies, Today I have a review of Perfect Prey by Helen Fields. I was super excited for this book as Perfect Remains was my top read of 2017 so far.... Kelly xox Book Jacket  Welcome to Edinburgh. Murder capital of Europe. In the middle of a rock festival, a charity worker is sliced across… Continue reading Perfect Prey By Helen Fields @Helen_Fields @AvonBooksUK #Review #Edinburgh ~ READ our review!
Book Blog, Book Review, HQ Stories, Kelly Talk

Not A Sound By Heather Gudenkauf #NotASound @hgudenkauf & @midaspr @HQstories #BookReview

Hello Lovelies, Today I have my review of Not A Sound by Heather Gudenkauf. I do love it when my week of adventures jumps from cheeky chick lit to keep me up all night thrillers. Check out my review below and also a sneak peek of the novel. Thank you for stopping by today, I really do appreciate… Continue reading Not A Sound By Heather Gudenkauf #NotASound @hgudenkauf & @midaspr @HQstories #BookReview

Blogger, Edinburgh Event, Scotland

Launch VIP Ball @MagicFest @LanyardMedia #Edinburgh #Scottish #Event

Last night myself and fellow Love Books Group lady,  J A Warnock attended the VIP Magic Festival Ball in Edinburgh at Summerhall. On arrival we had scrumptious, lemon, basil, gin, sherbet and prosecco drinks.  With wonderful floating magic trees decorating the room and live music. The excitement in the room was on a high. The event… Continue reading Launch VIP Ball @MagicFest @LanyardMedia #Edinburgh #Scottish #Event

Blogger, Coastword Festival, Event Review, Music, Poetry, Scotland, Written Word

COASTWORD 2017 Dunbar @CoastWordFest @thejennawatt @kirstylawmusic #Day1 #Music #Play #Scottish

CoastWord Festival 2017 Dunbar  ~ Day 1  I was lucky enough to be one of this years chosen bloggers along with my friend and fellow blogger, Joanne ~ Portobello Book Blog. We travelled down from Edinburgh on Friday the 19th, filled with trepidation and excitement. The festival was held at The DunMuir Hotel in Dunbar. A… Continue reading COASTWORD 2017 Dunbar @CoastWordFest @thejennawatt @kirstylawmusic #Day1 #Music #Play #Scottish

Blackwells Bookstore Edinburgh, Book Review, Event Review

The Sewing Machine ~ @theyarnyard @Unbound_Digital #Review

It is 1911, and Jean is about to join the mass strike at the Singer factory. For her, nothing will be the same again. Decades later, in Edinburgh, Connie sews coded moments of her life into a notebook, as her mother did before her. More than 100 years after his grandmother’s sewing machine was made, Fred… Continue reading The Sewing Machine ~ @theyarnyard @Unbound_Digital #Review