Costa del-icious read!

HI EVERYONE! After a super long day at uni, I AM RIDICULOUSLY excited to share with you my review of Isabella May’s BRAND-NEW book, Costa del Churros Blurb The rain in Spain doesn’t mainly fall on the plain… Brits abroad Belinda, Julia, Laura and Georgina need more than the sweetness of churros with chocolate dipping…

‘I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling (blogging) two!’

Happy birthday Books Beyond The Story! It’s my 2nd blogaversary! Yippee! I wanted to take this opportunity in thanking every single one of my followers, I wouldn’t be here without you! Thank you to everyone who has liked, shared, and promoted my blog! I really appreciate it! As part of my blogaversary, I will be…

AMY LLOYD – Exclusive Author Interview with Books Beyond The Story

Hi everyone! I had the tremendous honour of interviewing the fabulous Amy Lloyd about her debut novel, The Innocent Wife. (CLICK HERE for my full review!) Lloyd is an incredible writer and I was completely blown away by her book! See the full interview below… Photo, Amy Lloyd, courtesy of Laura Lewis   AMY LLOYD…

“Just in time for tea…”

Happy Mother’s Day! You’re just in time for tea! Running with that theme, I have put together a post recommending some books for all the mum’s out there! No matter what you like to read, I think there’s something in this pile that will take your fancy! So sit back, relax, make a cuppa, and…

“We run the world…GIRLS!”

Happy International Women’s Day 2018! Narrowing down women writers to do a post is such a hard task (and so it should be!) so instead, below are a selection of quotes from some wonderful female writers inspiring the next generation. 18 quotes for 2018! “A word after a word after a word is power.” –…

“You’re timeless to me…”

Happy Sunday everyone! It’s been a long week- put your feet up, make a cuppa (That’s English for make a cup of tea!) and indulge yourself in a good book! I have a ton of new releases I cannot wait to share with you! I have been given ARC copies to review and have a…

“3…2…1…we have take off”

BOOK LAUNCH SPECIAL! Hi everyone! I have had the most amazing week! Books Beyond The Story attended Jane Lythell’s book launch for Behind Her Back at the British Film Institute! When I arrived, I was in awe of the grandeur of the building. The BFI illuminated the streets and I could see a crowd of…

‘What the Dickens?…’

Happy Holidays everybody! I hope you’re enjoying all the things this season brings! I love Charles Dickens, and A Christmas Carol has to be my favourite! Oliver Twist comes in at a close second and A Tale Of Two Cities is up there in my top 3! So, what the Dickens is going on with…

“Pennywise for your thoughts…”

DUN DUN DUUUUUUUN! The final book in my KING COUNTDOWN is revealed! What other book could it be? ‘IT’! What’s IT 😉 about? “To the children, the town was their whole world. To the adults, knowing better, Derry, Maine was just their home town: familiar, well-ordered for the most part. A good place to live….

“Tender is the green light…”

Morning all! Have you seen Instagram’s latest update? You can add a ‘poll’ to your insta story! I took this opportunity to let my followers decide what author and books I would write about this week! Well, it seems like the Americans were in full force! F. Scott. Fitzgerald beat Steinbeck, J .D. Salinger and…

“Don’t judge Anne Brontё by her cover…”

Hello everyone! A bit of a different post today. A sort of story of how I came to love an author that I think everyone should be acquainted with… As you probably know through my past blog posts, I have a special place in my heart for classic books and adore works written in the…

“Not your plain Jane…”

Hello everyone! I hope everyone enjoyed my short story review I posted earlier today! I don’t think I have posted two blog posts on the same day before… but this is a special occasion! Today is the day that marks 200 years since Jane Austen’s death. In her honour, I have selected just a few…