The Bookshelf Cafe News

Expansion Pack: Story Engineering

Hi, Gang. Craig with you again today with another one of my Expansion Packs. I stole…

Event news: ‘Ladies of Letters’, Rothwell Library, Northamptonshire, 16 Feb 2022

I’m looking forward to this in-person event at Rothwell Library in Northamptonshire with fellow authors Jane…

Friday Reads – A Little in Love by Florence Keeling

My Friday Read this week is the charming romantic comedy A Little in Love by Florence…

Electric Green Mambas receives rave review from Reader Views

Bryan Cassiday’s bloodcurdling thriller Electric Green Mambas just received a five-star review from Reader Views. Mambas…

Water over the land

Sound worrying? Fortunately, no, I don’t mean flooding, although we have indeed had plenty of high…

Publication of Hope in the Valleys and News of a Competition

With the publication of Hope in the Valleys today, Francesca is celebrating with a competition in…

Who You Are in Christ Eph. 1:4

 Ephesians 1:4 says you are loved, chosen and holy. How do you feel about that? Please…

Thursday – A Little Personal – The Yard Again.

“Look out, Lucy. Looks like a snake to me.” “Pretty skinny snake, Little One.” “Yeah, but…

A gem of a find – London Writers’ Salon

One of the biggest challenges I had pre-publication, whilst juggling the ‘day job’ with the ‘dream…

Lavender Fields Inn by June Foster

Behind the Scenes – Lavender Fields Inn Writing’s never work when the story’s fun to create.…

West With Giraffes, by Lynda Rutledge

  West With Giraffes, by Lynda Rutledge, is a heart-warming adventure about a teenaged dust-bowler who…

#NewRelease Finds at the #Library on this #Podcast: #TheIslandofMissingTrees by Elif Shafak

Welcome back, my fellow creatives! Winter is the perfect time to curl up in a blanket…

Amy Caudill’s Reviews : Beyond the Ice Limit

Beyond the Ice Limit (Gideon Crew, #4; Ice Limit #2) by Douglas Preston (Goodreads Author), Lincoln ChildAmy Caudill‘s review …

Durham: January 18th

  ~ 🏰⛪📚🍵🌳🏰 ~ Spent the day in Durham as it’s near where I live,  also…

New Releases in #SciFi #Fantasy and Paranormal Romance for JAN 19

VS: I have COVID Omicron and am feeling pretty miserable so while I’ve done the report…

A Wedding on the Riviera – out now in paperback

  It’s been a long time coming, but A Wedding on the Riviera , the second in…

#COOKING WITH CLORIS–AUTHOR C.B. WILSON’S PET MYSTERIES AND DOGGIE TREATS RECIPE

Holiday Howler Dog Treats Author C.B. Wilson’s love of writing began after reading her first Nancy…

Wednesday Bright Spots

Another day got away from me. Some of it is me trying to deep clean plus…

Blog Tour and Spotlight: DAUNTING DARKNESS & FREAKY FAMILIARS (Paige Papillon Mysteries) by Lily Luchesi

Synopsis – Daunting Darkness   Following your dreams can become a nightmare.  Paige Papillon has always loved…

The butler did it!

The butler did it! …Or did he? A trip back into the Golden Age of crime…

I used to think that my youth was to blame for failing to understand my wives

If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it here https://chirb.it/NrKrgF   A long time…

Book Sale Notice and Sample Chapter of “Death’s Footprint”

   Book 2 in the Blair & Piermont Crime Fiction, Romantic Thriller Series authored by Donna…

Thinking Through Self-Publishing

Over the next few weeks, I’m going to write posts on the benefits of self-publishing and…

My Pen Collection – 2022

For fun, I put together this Google Data Studio report of my collection from the day…

Robyn Peterman: My Big Fat Hairy Wedding

Aged to Perfection Author Spotlight: Robyn Peterman Title: My Big Fat Hairy Wedding About Robyn Peterman NYT and…