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Review: The Thousand Lights Hotel – Emylia Hall

I’ve been a huge fan of Emylia Hall’s ever since I first read her debut, The Book of Summers, many moons ago. So enthralled was I with this tale of hot and heady summers in Hungary, so inspired was I by her writing, that I soon after followed in Hall’s footsteps by attending an Arvon […]

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The Sea Between Us – Emylia Hall

There are few authors whose novels I look forward to as much I do Emylia Hall’s. I read, and adored, her debut – The Book of Summers – a few years ago, eagerly awaited her second – A Heart Bent out of Shape, and was then thrilled to hear via Twitter that she was spending […]

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Summer Reads

For me, one of the very best things about holidays – aside from the sun-soaked evenings, warmer weather and temporary removal from reality – is the opportunity to spend huge chunks of my day reading. When I was growing up, my sisters and I would spend much of our six-week summer holidays at my Grandpa […]

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A Heart Bent out of Shape – Emylia Hall

Last year, shortly after I began my blog, I was lucky enough to read and review Arvon Alumni Emylia Hall’s debut novel – The Book of Summers. What followed was something of an obsession, in which I recommended the book to anyone who would listen, and quite probably more besides. I gave it to numerous […]

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Starting Over… My Writing Journey

I hadn’t planned on working on my novel until month six of my literary challenge. I began writing it in my final year of university during my creative writing module and continued to work on it for many months after graduating, before losing inspiration and temporarily shutting the door on what was shaping into the beginning of a […]

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The Book of Summers – Emylia Hall

As a seasoned reader of books, I can usually tell as soon as I see one whether I’ll like it or not. And as I opened a package to find Emylia Hall’s debut novel The Book of Summers, I knew right away. Scrolled atop the turquoise cover: ‘Every Summer was perfect. Until the last,’; and the blurb; […]

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