I am away for a few days exploring the sights, sounds and most importantly books and culture of New York City. I am very excited and I will be doing some themed reading on my way there and during my stay. I am taking Kate Kerrigan's Ellis Island, a place I hope to visit and also set in the 1920s Laura Moriarty's The Chaperone, For some thrills and spills from the 1840s I have Lyndsay Faye's The Gods of Gotham and finally bang up to date with children's book Evie Brooks is Marooned in Manhattan by Sheila Agnew. I hope to finish them all if only so that I have the excuse to buy more books. (All women you will notice to keep up the Read Women theme)
When I get back I have some reviews, interviews and blog tours planned I will be featuring The Crimson Ribbon by Katherine Clements, Fever by Mary Beth Keane, Spare Brides by Adele Parks, An interview with author of Scandalous Women Elizabeth K Mahon, The Dead Ground blog tour with Claire McGowan and a review and Q&A with Rebecca Mascull author of The Visitors. There'll even be a giveaway. Plus lots more books to come in May and June. See you soon.