Another new podcast is live! As Simon is spending some time with his gran I was joined by Jared Shurin publisherblogger, and campaigner for progressive, intelligent and entertaining works that contain elements of the speculative or fantastic for my first show without Simon. I had great fun and I think it’s inspired me to take the leap to do my own show, finally. More news of that soon.

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The Readers

Just letting you know that the next episode of The Readers Podcast that I co-host with Simon Savidge is now live. This week we’re talking about New Year’s resolutions and culling your TBR.

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I’m sure you’ve already listened to this weeks episode of The Readers but if not here it is!

28th May – The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan
4th June – Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan
11th June – Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
18th June – Bleakley Hall by Elaine di Rollo
25th June – Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
2nd July – Now You See Me by S.J Bolton
9th July – Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord
16th July – Pure by Andrew Miller

I’m really looking forward to recording these – not only do I get to read a few books away from the norm for me I also get to speak to the authors and then chat about the books with other readers. Very much looking forward to it!