And, she likes it! Any review that opens with the statement that the book under consideration ‘marks a departure from the books I usually read’ makes me quake in my boots a little. Well, a lot, really. I shouldn’t have worried. The endorsement of Amanda from Mrs B. Book Reviews does count for a great …

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When Booktopia approached me and asked me to throw my hat in the ring with their ‘Ten Terrifying Questions’ feature, I thought to myself – ‘what could be so terrifying?’ Are they going to ask me about myself shameful addiction to trashy gossip sites? Or perhaps they expect me to open up about the times …

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It would be nice to delude myself into thinking reviews don’t count. But they do. Of course they do. It can work either way, of course. I’d be lying if I said I’d never been swayed by a Trip Advisor contributor pointing out the less attractive aspect of having a fully-functioning twenty-four hour nightclub located …

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