kellysblogWelcome! My name is Kelly, i’m 27 years old and in case you hadn’t guessed I love books. I’m currently on maternity leave following the birth of my 2nd child, a little girl, in August. I have a little boy of 2years – so I’m fairly busy. When not being a mum or reading, I am a staff nurse working in London.

I have loved books for as long as I can remember and always have a book on the go. I love chick lit, contemporary, crime/thriller and have recently discovered fantasy. This however is only a snap shot, I love reading anything. I love to discover new genres and authors, so more often than not I am found reading book blogs to discover my next favourite.

I’m still fairly new to the world of book blogging, but I am excited at this new challenge. I have currently been guest reviewing for Laura over on shelovestoread and have thoroughly enjoyed myself (thank you for having me). However, for a while I have been thinking about my own blog , although I hadn’t for one moment thought about actually taking it any further. With some help (ok a lot of help) from my husband I finally have a blog – so thank you! I would not have done this if it wasn’t for you!

I hope you enjoy reading my reviews! I look forward to taking this reading journey with you.

You can follow me on twitter @mrskrufus31

Blog Tour: Daniela Sacerdoti on Glen Avich

Blog Tour: Daniela Sacerdoti on Glen Avich

Glen Avich Glen Avich is a character in its own right in my books. So many people write in their reviews that they’re happy to be back ‘home’ in Glen Avich, and though it is not a real place, it’s inspired by my own village, Caravino, in Italy. Caravino is a tiny...

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Blog Tour: I’m just a girl, writing as a man…

Blog Tour: I’m just a girl, writing as a man…

When I tell people the title of my book, more than once the response has been ‘so it’s a children’s’ book then?’ the assumption being that because it has a robot in it must be a book for kids. Boys, more specifically. The fact that it is a book for grown ups and not...

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So it's here, World Book Night 🙂 I was thrilled to be picked this year to be one of the lucky people who was chosen to give away 18 exclusive World Book Night copies of Prime Suspect by Lynda La Plante. It has been an absolutely thrilling experience and I have...

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amysblogHi I’m Amy & I’ve been loving books for as long as I can remember (my mum informs me she read to me before I was born, so I was an early book worm!) There is nowhere I would rather be then curled up with a good book, I love discovering new authors and stories and read as much as I can. I love a whole range of books from romance to crime fiction and autobiographies. My all time favorite books are Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, The Time Traveler’s Wife and all of the Harry Potter’s. I’ve also recently discovered Diane Chamberlain and am currently working my way through all of her published books. I studied English Literature at University and went on to obtain a Masters Degree by research studying Gothic novels. I currently work in Customer Services and have recently moved in with my partner so in my spare time as well as reading I’m busy decorating and cleaning! When Kelly asked me to help up reviewing for Compelling Reads I jumped at the chance at (who’d say no to reading lots and lots of books for fun?.. Not me!)

Amy can be followed on twitter @amz785

Dream A Little Dream Waterstones Covent Garden

Dream A Little Dream Waterstones Covent Garden

As fans of our little blog will know we at Compelling Reads have loved Giovanna Fletcher's books and were jumping up & down with excitement at the release of Dream A Little Dream.  So picture our joy at finding out Giovanna was having "An evening with..." event at...

Paige Toon’s The Sun In Her Eyes book launch

Paige Toon’s The Sun In Her Eyes book launch

        On 20th May we were privledged to be one of a few bloggers invited to attend the launch party for Paige Toon's latest book The Sun In Her Eyes.  Taking place at the wonderful Drink, Shop & Do's dome room with it's huge glitter ball, and...

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2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
Kelly has read 3 books toward her goal of 50 books.

Kelly's Books

Black Dog
Silent Scream
The Dinosaur That Pooped A Lot!
The A to Z of You and Me
Tied Up with Love
The Man Who Can't Be Moved
Listen Up, Pup!
Guess What Happened At School Today
The Liar's Chair
The Night Before Christmas
The Two of Us
As Good As It Gets?
Jenny Lopez Saves Christmas
Shopaholic on Honeymoon
Surviving the Rachel
Over the Green Hills
Captivated by You
Mishaps & Mistletoe
Christmas With Billy and Me
I’ll Take New York

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