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Blog tour: Moon Yoga

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Welcome to the blog tour for Moon Yoga by Lisa Hood! More about the book… Whether we realise it or not, everyone and everything, from the rolling of the tides to the balance of emotions in our bodies, is influenced by the moon. Moon Yoga is your guide to harnessing the moon's energy to lift and balance your life through mindful movement. Yoga is both a physical practice and a spiritual one. Expert yoga instructor Lisa Hood provides insightful guidance on how to shape a spiritual practice that channels the moon's energy to stimulate vitality, creativity, productivity and relaxation. Whether you work through a whole flow, focus on one pose, or just work through a breathing exercise, aligning your body and your mind in a moment of spiritual connection with the moon can help you centre yourself, even if just for a few moments in the middle of a busy day. - Learn about how each phase of the moon brings a different energy into your life. - Move with the moon with yoga positions and

Blog tour: A Notable Omission

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Welcome to the book tour for A Notable Omission  by Isabella Muir and enjoy the special treat I have for you: a Q&A with the author! Hi Isabella! First of all, I would like to congratulate you on the publication of A Notable Omission ! Can you please briefly tell us what it is about? A: A Notable Omission is the fourth novel in the Janie Juke series and here we meet Janie at the start of a new decade - 1970. When we left Janie at the end of The Invisible Case she was enjoying her new found skills and success as an amateur sleuth. Here we meet her a few months later, stealing a few days away from being a wife and mother, attending a local conference at Sussex University, on the topic of women's liberation, to do some soul-searching. But before long Janie and her friend, reporter Libby Frobisher, are thrust into the heart of another mystery when one of the conference delegates goes missing… Did you have the plot entirely figured out when you started writing the book or did it t

Blog tour: Death at Crookham Hall

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Welcome to the blog tour for Death at Crookham Hall by Michelle Salter! More about the book… London, 1920. When she catches news of a big story, reporter Iris Woodmore rushes to the House of Commons. But it’s a place that holds painful memories. In 1914, her mother died there when she fell into the River Thames during a daring suffragette protest. But in the shadow of Big Ben, a waterman tells Iris her mother didn’t fall – she jumped. Iris discovers that the suffragette with her mother that fateful day has been missing for years, disappearing just after the protest. Desperate to know the truth behind the fatal jump, Iris’s investigation leads her to Crookham Hall, an ancestral home where secrets and lies lead to murder… More about the author… Michelle Salter is a historical crime fiction writer based in northeast Hampshire. Many local locations appear in her mystery novels. She's also a copywriter and has written features for national magazines. When she’s not writing, Michelle ca

Blog tour: The Things That We Lost

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Welcome to the blog tour for The Things That We Lost by Jyoti Patel! More about the book… This moving coming of age story explores what it means to be a person of colour in Britain today, discussing themes of identity and the stories that we tell ourselves to manage trauma. Nik yearns to know more about his father, who died before he was born. His mother, Avani, held hostage by her guilt surrounding his death, refuses to share any information with her son. Nik is forced to create a fragmented image of his father, pulled together from hushed whispers at family gatherings and photos stolen from his mother’s bedroom. When his grandfather dies, secrets are revealed, and everything Nik thinks he knows about his father is turned on its head. Nik makes it his mission to discover the truth about his father and the circumstances of his death, uncovering painful truths in the process. The Things That We Lost is a beautifully tender exploration of family, loss, and the lengths we go to, to prot

In conversation with... Ashleh Queen

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Do you remember Booknet , the new platform for authors and readers that I've recently discovered? Well, I am now lucky to be able to share with you an interview with one of its bestselling authors, Ashleh Queen: Q: When did you first start writing stories (not just on Booknet but more generally)? A: I started writing in October 2018. Q: What genre(s) do you write in? A: I write in the genres of Billionaire, Drama, and Mafia - all of them have erotica in. I tend to make it a little spicy. Q: When did you first join Booknet as an author? A: I joined Booknet in May 2019. Q: How did you first hear about Booknet? A: I was looking actively for Apps in which I can post my ongoing works in a serialised manner. And, while looking, I was also considering how many downloads they had on the Play Store, so I knew I would be publishing somewhere I can find an audience. I think Booknet had a million downloads at that time. Q: How many books have you published on Booknet? A: I have published thirt

Booknet: a new platform for authors and readers

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‘Ooooh, what is Booknet ?’ I hear you ask… Booknet is a popular literary social media network, self-publishing platform, and Bookscription eBook sales model, all of which is being introduced to the UK following rapid growth in Latin America and Eastern Europe since 2015. How does it work? Booknet is both a successful literary self-publishing platform and a social network, founded by Ukrainian entrepreneurs in 2015. Booknet has gained significant traction in countries such as Ukraine, Russia (the Russian division was sold in the spring of 2022 because of the war between Ukraine and Russia), as well as Latin America. The company is now actively investing resources into the development of its English-language version. Authors can either publish their books with free access by readers, or sell them after obtaining commercial status through the platform. Booknet provides free advertising for eBooks sold by their authors on the platform. Booknet’s distinctive features (apart from being a pop

Blog tour: Fracture

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Welcome to the blog tour for Fracture by Elyse Hoffman! More about the book… A heart-wrenching WW2 story of forbidden love and torn allegiances. Franz Keidel is a monstrous SS soldier: loyal, hateful, and devoted to Hitler. With a cold heart, he hunts down his Führer’s enemies, but one fateful mission will fracture his shield of ice. While hunting for Jews, Franz stumbles across a familiar face: Amos Auman, his childhood friend. Amos is the only source of joy in Franz’s life, but he is also a Jew. Unable to bring himself to kill his friend, Franz vows to protect Amos from his fellow Nazis. As Franz spends more time with Amos, bringing him food and books, he falls in love with his kind-hearted friend. How could he fall in love with a man, a Jew? How can he continue to hate Jews when a Jew has thawed his icy heart? And what will Franz do if he has to choose between Amos and his loyalty to Hitler? What choices does he have when he is already beyond redemption? More about the author… Elyse