Monthly Archives: November 2016

My Kyrosmagica Reviews N – Z

My A – Z list of book reviews has become so big and unwieldy that I’m in the process of splitting it into two lists. I have a whopping 98 reviews on my Goodreads page: Marje’s Goodreads Page So with this … Continue reading

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#Read about Guest Pre-published #Writer / #Author Sacha Black

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
My name is Sacha Black. I am, like many of you, an aspiring author. But I am also mother to a one year old, a wife and full time worker…

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My Kyrosmagica Review of I Capture The Castle by Dodie Smith

  Goodreads Synopsis: Through six turbulent months of 1934, 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain keeps a journal, filling three notebooks with sharply funny yet poignant entries about her home, a ruined Suffolk castle, and her eccentric and penniless family. By the time … Continue reading

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It’s almost time for …

Originally posted on Solveig Werner:
It’s almost time for the annual Advent Calendar All I need is your contribution and for time to pass a little slower so that everyone can be creative and I can review and set up…

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#Weekend Coffee Share: My birthday and Other News…

Welcome to Kyrosmagica, Pull up a cosy chair and get comfortable –  I have so much to tell you. It has been quite a week of colourful excitement, fun and frolics.  It’s been my birthday week so let me suggest a mug … Continue reading

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#Glimpses – The Short Story Lineup

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News:
I’m jumping with joy because I’d like to announce that Glimpses, my first collection of short stories, is now available to pre-order on Kindle. Glimpses – The new book of some of my…

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My Kyrosmagica Review of Horns by Joe Hill

Goodreads Synopsis: Ignatius Perrish spent the night drunk and doing terrible things. He woke up the next morning with a thunderous hangover, a raging headache . . . and a pair of horns growing from his temples. At first Ig … Continue reading

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Shortlist Revealed…

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
Well, I can’t do much about the election result, but I can spread a little cheer among a few of you. A few weeks ago, I set my first mini-competition (a flash fiction story on the…

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Fireworks!!! Nearly Missed Them!!

Just a quick blog post to share this photo  of the Fireworks on Midsummer Common in Cambridge. We had it all planned, a quick meal, and then straight to the fireworks. What could possibly go wrong?  Everything! We had a … Continue reading

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My Kyrosmagica Review of Abomination by Jane Dougherty

  Goodreads Synopsis: Book 1 in The Pathfinders series As the end of the world begins, Carla and Tully hurtle through a wormhole five years forward in time, only to find they haven’t missed the Apocalypse after all. Carla and … Continue reading

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