Review: The Survivors by Kate Furnivall

Germany, 1945. Klara Janowkska and her daughter Alicja find themselves in Graufeld Displaced Persons camp. Despite having survived a harrowing war that saw them torn apart, the newly-reunited mother and daughter are not in the clear just yet. Living in cramped and dangerous conditions, their future in the camp is uncertain and when Klara recognises…

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TBR Christmas 2018

Anyone who knows me knows that I like, nay, love Christmas. Everything about it, from the fairy lights and baubles to the mince pies and mulled wine, makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside! And whilst I’m not a fan of the chilly Edinburgh climate, the one upside to colder weather is that it gives…

Publishing in Paris: My Internship Part 2

The common denominator of my favourite summer memories is invariably the location: France! I have so many happy memories of summers spent exploring the French countryside and learning about all the things such a beautiful country has to offer (cheese, I’m talking about cheese). I also spent 11 years learning the language which included living…

Best Reads of 2018 (so far!)

Throughout 2018 I have been trying to expand my reading repertoire and branch out into different genres which wouldn’t necessarily be my go-to. Part of this was in preparation for my MSc Publishing course, as I wanted to have a more global perspective on market trends and the types of books that people enjoyed reading.…

My Reading Wishlist

This year, I set myself an eye-watering reading goal of 50 books. In hindsight, and in light of the fact I’m about to embark on an intense, full-time Publishing Master’s, this goal seems rather unattainable and overly optimistic. However, I’m giving it my best shot … God loves a trier after all! I’m a self-diagnosed…