Tag: Irish author

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 »

Book Review : The Lake by Sheena Lambert

Book Review : The Lake by Sheena Lambert

June 3, 2015 Book review 10 ★★★½

The blurb for The Lake immediately grabbed my attention with its 1975 setting in a rural Irish village and the creepy discovery of a body found in a lake.  Two things guaranteed to make me want to dive straight into its pages! First line of The Lake by Sheena Lambert:… Read more »

Book Review : Vendetta by Catherine Doyle

Book Review : Vendetta by Catherine Doyle

January 19, 2015 Book review, Green Giants 6 ★★★★½

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 a great and exciting mix of books, hopefully you will find something new to try.  Today it’s a new to me author – Catherine Doyle– whose… Read more »