Ten to Talk Through: Laura Price

They say to write what you know about, but Laura Price’s debut book is the best example of this I’ve seen in such a long time.

Single Bald Female follows Jessica, who is in her early 30s and seems to have it all, but whose life it thrown into turmoil when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s heartbreaking and heartwarming in equal measures.

I sat with Laura to ask her how she has a little help in procrastinating, and the exciting setting of her next novel.

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Review: On a Night Like This by Lindsey Kelk

This book did not fit any of my challenge prompts.


When Fran Cooper accepts a mysterious temporary job as a PA to a celebrity, she is swept off her feet overnight. Working with internationally famous singer Juliette, Fran is the person charged with getting Juliette to the Crystal Ball, the glittering event when the world’s rich and famous gather on Panarea, a beautiful Mediterranean island, for a night like no other.

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Ten to Talk Through with Jessica Redland

February is the perfect time to celebrate love and romance authors. Jessica Redland is one of my favourite contemporary romace authors in the UK at the moment, and I adore her cute and cosy romance fiction. Most of her books, including her most recent one A Wedding at Hedgehog Hollow, are set in Yorkshire.

Jessica and I sat together to talk about what inspired each of her books and why we have NaNoWriMo to thank for them at all.

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Ten to Talk Through with Olivia Beirne

One of my favourite parts of being a book blogger is discovering new authors and new books a little before everyone else does. The deal is even sweeter when that author becomes a firm favourite.

Olivia Beirne’s two books so far, The List That Changed My Life and The Accidental Love Letter became huge favourites for me. So, I knew I had to get my hands on The House Swap.

Olivia has just started work on her fifth book, so when she had a spare moment we sat together for a chat about where she feels she gets her best work.

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Ten to Talk Through with Dani Redd

January is the perfect time for reading a cosy novel set in some of the world’s chilliest places. If you’re thinking cold, you can’t get much colder than the Arctic Circle.

I read The Arctic Curry Club towards the end of 2021 and fell in love with it. I sat down with Dani Redd to discuss her super short writing window and how her PhD research led to her debut novel.

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