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A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©May19 Title: A Most Magical Girl Author: Karen Foxlee Publisher: Piccadilly Press Annabel Grey has been bought up in a privileged home, with an elegant mother and Miss Finch’s Little Blue Book (1855) to guide her. Such advice as - ‘A young lady does not yawn or sigh but listens attentively… Continue reading A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee reviewed by Jill Smith

gold coast writers association · the ten penners

NF Reads an interview with Jill Smith

I'm delighted to be able to present interview questions by Tony of NF Reads, with me! Here's the link to this inspiring site. https://www.nfreads.com/interview-with-author-jill-smith/ Introduce myself I have always been a writer. My first memory of writing was stick figure comic as a seven or eight-year-old. Someone who read it said they liked the story.… Continue reading NF Reads an interview with Jill Smith

Somerset Storyfest

Somerset StoryFest Report 2019 – part seven

Somerset StoryFest report 2019– part seven This was the session I changed from my original purchases.  Mainly because having been moved by Clare Sultmann’s story on Wednesday I felt this story of recovery over adversity would be of more interest to me than the three young poets. I’ve nothing against poetry or youth, it was… Continue reading Somerset StoryFest Report 2019 – part seven

blog tour

Books on Tour – The Apostrophe Posse

Book Review by Jill Smith©Mar19 Title: The Apostrophe Posse Author: Teena Raffa-Mulligan Publisher: Sea Song Publications It all starts innocently enough. Cam and Ellie go shopping for school shoes with their mother. Jimmy Leeds is painting a sign for Baker’s shop. Mrs Terry, their mum, points out that Jimmy has missed putting an apostrophe on… Continue reading Books on Tour – The Apostrophe Posse