Tag: Irish author

Book Review: Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

Book Review: Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

July 7, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★★

Unravelling Oliver the début novel by Liz Nugent was dark and disturbing so I couldn’t wait to see what she followed that up with it. And the answer is something even darker, even more disturbing and even more unputdownable!  The answer is Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent.   First Line… Read more »

Book Review : Room by Emma Donoghue

Book Review : Room by Emma Donoghue

May 19, 2016 Book review, Green Giants 8 ★★★★★

Green Giants is my feature where I share some of my favourite books by Irish Authors.   I’m passionate about Irish Authors, they supply us with an entertaining and exciting mix of books, hopefully you will find something new to try.  Today I’m featuring Room by Emma Donoghue which had me whizzing though… Read more »

Guest Post: My Top 10 Crime/Thriller Movies

Guest Post: My Top 10 Crime/Thriller Movies

May 5, 2016 Book Blitz 6

I’m delighted to welcome Catherine Ryan Howard today to Between My Lines.  Her standalone crime/thriller – Distress Signals – launches today.  I thought that Catherine sharing her top 10 Crime/Thriller Movies would give you all a feel for what she is in to and also be handy as I love… Read more »

Book Review: Flawed by Cecelia Ahern

Book Review: Flawed by Cecelia Ahern

April 20, 2016 Book review 3 ★★★½

I’ve had a bit of an up/down relationship with previous books by this Cecelia Ahern. Some I’ve adored and I read them before I rated books but they would have been rock solid 5 stars (Love Rosie, If You Could See Me Now) but then others have been that bit… Read more »

NATIONAL POETRY DAY! #thinkofapoem

NATIONAL POETRY DAY! #thinkofapoem

October 8, 2015 Book Event, Bookish Fun 18

According to National Day Calendar today is National Poetry Day.  I know most of these national day celebrations are a joke as there is day for everything from Angel Food Cake day to Vodka day (the 4th, damn it we missed it!).  But a day that celebrates words and creativity… Read more »

Book Review: The Ideal Girl by Jenny O’Brien

Book Review: The Ideal Girl by Jenny O’Brien

October 5, 2015 Book review 6 ★★★½

I had a lot of fun reading this rom-com book.  Think Bridget Jones meets Grey’s Anatomy meets Carry On Nurse!  Which makes for an entertaining mix up of image issues, innuendo and romantic tension all with a backdrop of a busy city centre hospital. First Line of The Ideal Girl… Read more »