5 questions with Olive Collins

The Tide Between Us by Olive Collins. Advance Reader Copy from the publisher, Poolbeg, included. No affiliate links used. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

Well crafted and well researched, The Tide Between Us* doesn’t shy away from the harshness of indentured servitude while, also, highlighting the preferential treatment they received compared to chattel slavery. It is an absorbing story about family connections, in all their complicated glory.

Thank you to Olive Collins for taking the time to allow me pick her brain about all things writing and research.

5 questions with Olive Collins

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Recent Reads – September Kindle edition

Some Advance Reader Copies (ARCs) included. They are marked with an *. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

Recent Reads - September Kindle edition
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I wish I could say I’m making a decent dent in the amount of books I have on Kindle waiting to be read, but for every one I finish another three attract my attention. And so my never-ending to-read list grows longer. Continue reading Recent Reads – September Kindle edition

Recent Reads – September edition

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Recent Reads - September edition
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Trips to Cork and Dublin this month meant lots of reading time, thanks to long bus journeys. It was an excellent reading month because two of my favourite books of the year are among this bunch.  Continue reading Recent Reads – September edition

Recent Reads – Netgalley edition part two

Advance Reader Copies (ARCs) included. They are marked with an *. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

Recent-Reads
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Continuing the adventures of actually remembering to write about books, here are more advance reader copies (ARCs) I should have reviewed months ago when they were actually new releases.

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Recent Reads – the catch up edition part two

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Recent-Reads
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Continuing the adventures of actually remembering to write about books, here are more quick-fire reviews of some of the books I’ve read this year.

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5 books about living with bipolar disorder

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When I first wrote about being diagnosed with bipolar disorder my inboxes were flooded, by friends and acquaintances, with recommendations for books I just had to read.

I can understand why, reading about something we are experiencing is almost instinctual for some people. I am one of those people. Many of the books people recommended were already on my radar. Some were already on my Kindle. Some had a bigger impact on me than others. All taught me something about bipolar disorder or myself. The really good ones did both.

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Recent Reads – Netgalley edition

Advance Reader Copies included. They are marked with an *. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

Recent-Reads
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Following on from yesterday’s Recent Reads post, here is the one with the advance reader copies (ARCs) I should have reviewed months ago when they were actually new releases.

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