Alice Broadway: Ink (Skin Books series)

I'll admit it: I am extremely shallow when it comes to books. Far too often my Waterstones giftcards go towards the most intricate or unique cover, and this was exactly the case with Alice Broadway's Ink. Look at the pretty gold pattern and captivating catchphrase! In this case, the blurb helped confirm my selection: “Imagine … Continue reading Alice Broadway: Ink (Skin Books series)

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Dianne Hales: La Bella Lingua

As most of my readers will know, I have been living in Italy and learning Italian for a few years now. So La Bella Lingua, Hales' non-fiction rendition of her love affair with the Italian language, struck me as my perfect book companion. Although a permanent American resident, Hales spent many extended holidays absorbing and … Continue reading Dianne Hales: La Bella Lingua