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An Evening With Tomi Adeyemi

August 30, 2018

It still hasn't sunk in that this happened. That I met Tomi Adeyemi at the Midland Hotel in Manchester. I know, little old me met a NYT bestselling author that appeared on Jimmy Fallon and BBC Breakfast. Is this even real life? A huge thank-you to Pan Macmillan for hosting this evening and providing us with the most amazing food. I'm still dreaming of that steak... An equally…

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Pan Macmillan Roadshow 2018

August 19, 2018

As always, a huge thank-you to Pan Macmillan for hosting and inviting me to such a fun and lovely event. It's always a pleasure to see everyone at these events, from the authors to publishers and of course my fellow booksellers and bloggers. I think this may have been one of my favourite events I've been to so far. It's not every day that a publisher orders a…

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Orion on Tour 2018

July 29, 2018

Firstly, a huge thank-you to the amazing team over at Orion Publishing for inviting me to this event and for being so so lovely. I had a wonderful time chatting away with the other bloggers, authors, editors and all the Orion team about everything from books to winged eyeliner. The location they chose was beautiful too, I'm definitely going to head back to Trof at some point. Just…

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Vintage Showcase 2018

April 3, 2018

This March I was incredibly lucky to be invited to the Vintage Publishing 2018 Showcase held in Manchester. It's always lovely when bookish events travel a little further North! Bloggers, booksellers and all manner of book related people gathered to hear the lovely staff from Vintage talk about some of the new and upcoming releases for 2018. In addition some of the equally lovely authors attended to talk…

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Headline Books New Voices 2018

January 18, 2018

Last night I was incredibly lucky to have been invited to the Headline Books New Voices 2018 Roadshow in Manchester. Booksellers, bloggers and friends all gathered for a night of books, drinks and food. Firstly, a massive thank-you to Headline for the invite and for making me so welcome. Secondly, an equally massive thank-you to the five lovely authors who took time to chat to each of us…