Category Archives: biography

Know Your Power: A Message to America’s Daughters by Nancy Pelosi

My daughter gave me Know Your Power: A Message to America’s Daughters as part of my Christmas present and I am delighted to have read it. Nancy Pelosi is one of the most powerful women in the world and to hear her story is inspirational. The Blurb “Never losing faith, we worked to redeem the …

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Dancing with Thieves by Cally Magalhães

It is a real pleasure to take part in the blog tour for Dancing with Thieves, the book by Cally Magalhães @malcolmdown and run by Love Books Group @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours. The Blurb  Cally Magalhães’ memoir is a gripping page-turner of an autobiography. With a novelist’s eye for descriptive detail, Cally invites us to accompany her …

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Journey with Grace by Sarah Grace

What a joy it is to start off the blog tour for Journey with Grace by Sarah Grace. @PublishingSarah @malcolmdown run by Love Book Tours @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours. The Blurb  Do you want to feel confident and comfortable in your own skin? When we decide to improve ourselves the ripple effect on others is contagious. When we …

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Start by guest author Graham Morgan MBE

It is a pleasure to have Graham Morgan visit my blog today. He and his publishers, Fledgling Press have agreed to share an excerpt from his new biography, Start, as part of a Love Books Group Tour.  This biography does not gloss over or glamorise mental illness, instead Graham Morgan highlights that people can, and …

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The Crime Writer’s Casebook by Stuart Gibbon and Stephen Wade

Today I am delighted to welcome my friend, Stuart Gibbon to the blog. Stuart is a retired DCI from Lincolnshire Police. He is dicussing his new book, The Crime Writer’s Casebook which I am sure will be of great assistance to authors who write either modern day or historical crime novels. Thank you for inviting …

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Odd Girl Out: Being Autistic in a Neurotypical World by Laura James

I read a review about Odd Girl Out in a newspaper. I have friends and have had clients on the autistic spectrum, but it is not really a condition I understand. So, the idea of reading a book written by a women with asberger’s syndrome, about life with the condition appealed to me. The author, …

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Even Rain is Just Water by Lynette Davis book review by guest author Yecheilyah

  This book review was first published by Yecheilyah in Pearls Before Swine on 7 July 2017 at https://thepbsblog.com/2017/07/07/yecheilyahs-book-reviews-even-rain-is-just-water-a-memoir-of-rejection-revelation-redemption-by-lynette-davis/.   Title: Even Rain is Just Water: A Memoir of Rejection, Revelation & Redemption   Author: Lynette Davis Print Length: 296 pages Publisher: Reflections Books; 1 edition (May 30, 2017) Publication Date: May 30, 2017 Sold by: Amazon …

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The Last Fighting Tommy by Harry Patch & Richard van Emden

I usually avoid books with more than one author. However, I was interested to read about Henry (Harry) Patch, an ordinary man who got coaught up in both World War I and lived through World War II. I found a book written about him just after his death. However, I then noticed The Last Fighting …

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Man on the Run by Tom Doyle

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as the bassist of the Beatles. He was born in Liverpool on 18 June 1942. Paul was always my favourite Beatle. Like many young women at the time, I was sure …

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Travelling to Infinity: My Life With Stephen by Jane Hawking

The most famous living physicist must surely the be the Englishman, Professor Stephen Hawking, who lectures at Cambridge University in England, UK. Many years ago, I attempted to read his book, A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes. It was published in 1988 as a comprehensible science book explaining all that was then known about …

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