Botanical Curses and Poisons by Fez Inkwright

Botanical Curses and Poisons: the shadow lives of plants Discover the fascinating folklore, lurid histories, and malignant properties of toxic plants. ‘If you drink much from a bottle marked ‘poison’, it is almost certain to disagree with you, sooner or later.’ – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Poisonings are among the most memorable deaths in… Continue reading Botanical Curses and Poisons by Fez Inkwright

Housewife Writes Bestseller by Ann Victoria Roberts

‘Housewife Writes Bestseller – A Tale of Life & Luck’ Synopsis: One Thursday in July, 1989, beneath the headline, Obsession That Became A Bestseller, the Daily Mail featured a photo of a young woman looking like a lottery winner. The Sun’s piece was cheekier: Mum Makes A Million, appeared beside the boobs on Page Three.… Continue reading Housewife Writes Bestseller by Ann Victoria Roberts

L’Origine by Lilianne Milgrom: fascinating and multi-faceted

Lilianne Milgrom on Tour January 18-29 with   L’Origine: The Secret Life Of The World’s Most Erotic Masterpiece (historical fiction) Release date: July 28, 2020 at Little French Girl Press 255 pages 2020 Indie B.R.A.G. Medallion Award *** Buy It Here Amazon | Bookshop *** See the book on Goodreads SYNOPSIS ‘L’Origine‘ traces the extraordinary,… Continue reading L’Origine by Lilianne Milgrom: fascinating and multi-faceted

Grow Bag Gardening by Kevin Espiritu

Goodness, my head is reeling! There is so much information packed into this book. Author Kevin Espiritu is obviously passionate and incredibly knowledgeable about gardening in general and grow bag gardening in particular, and his enthusiasm shows on every page. It’s only to be expected that the reader absorbs this fervour too, along with all… Continue reading Grow Bag Gardening by Kevin Espiritu

Let’s Talk About Cats. Conversations On Feline Behaviour by Anita Kelsey

Let’s Talk About Cats: Conversations on Feline Behaviour features 16 unique in-depth conversations with devoted feline experts, each chapter answering a question about our cats. An abundance of catty conversation points which provide many useful takeaways for cat owners to improve their own every-day connection with their cats. This book, the first of its kind,… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Cats. Conversations On Feline Behaviour by Anita Kelsey

Quickie review: Ingredients by George Zaidan

Blurb Cheese puffs. Coffee. Sunscreen. Vapes. George Zaidan reveals what will kill you, what won’t, and why—explained with high-octane hilarity, hysterical hijinks, and other things that don’t begin with the letter H. Ingredients offers the perspective of a chemist on the stuff we eat, drink, inhale, and smear on ourselves. Apart from the burning question… Continue reading Quickie review: Ingredients by George Zaidan

Parasite? The Secret Diary of a Landlord

Synopsis Get ready to learn what really happens behind closed doors. Landlords have become one of the most hated groups in society. Parasites, they’re often called. And there’s a lot of them. The Treasury estimates there are almost 2.6 million landlords in the UK with around 5.45 million rental properties. But the real life of… Continue reading Parasite? The Secret Diary of a Landlord

Act 3: the art of growing older by Judy Reith and Adrian Reith

We re living longer, in better health, with higher expectations than any generation in human history. With an extra adult chapter to look forward to, what will you do? Who else could you be? How will you evolve the best plan for your life between 50 and 80? Judy and Adrian Reith have decades of… Continue reading Act 3: the art of growing older by Judy Reith and Adrian Reith

Frankie: the woman who saved millions from thalidomide by James Essinger and Sandra Koutzenko

Frankie: The Woman Who Saved Millions from Thalidomide Thalidomide: patented in Germany as a non-toxic cure-all for sleeplessness and morning sickness. A wonder drug with no side-effects. We know differently now. Today, thalidomide is a byword for tragedy and drug reform – a sign of what happens when things aren’t done ‘the right way’. But… Continue reading Frankie: the woman who saved millions from thalidomide by James Essinger and Sandra Koutzenko