Wednesday 27 December 2017

End of Year ~ THANK YOU

It's that time of year again when we count our blessings and give a whopping 



To 203 amazing authors for writing 203 incredible adventures

 in the books we have read this year

To ALL who have been our guests on the blog

Paula Martin

Martin Edwards

Paula Daley

Kirsten Mackenzie

Angela Marsons

Cath Staincliffe

Michael Wills

Faith Hogan

Sarah Jasmon

Liza Perrat

Caroline James

Debbie Johnson

June Taylor 

Nicci Rae

Pauline Barclay

Linda Swift

Kirsty Ferry

Kate Rigby

Claire Brown

Barbara Copperthwaite

Gina Kirkam

Jan Ruth

Claire Coombes

Wendy Unsworth

Carys Bray

Donna Morrissey

Helen Irene Young

Sue Featherstone

Amanda Brooke

Cath Staincliffe

Caroline Wallace

Anna Belfrage

Beth Underdown

Kirsty Ferry

Wendy Unsworth

Helena Fairfax

Victoria Cornwall

Linda Hooper

June Francis

Isabella Davidson

Mark Wesley

Rebecca Mascull 

Sharon Booth

Elizabeth Ashworth

Helen Gudenkauf

Susan Pape

Susanna Bavin

Jane Beehmah

Jane Corry

Carol Cooper

Anna Belfrage

Annemarie Neary

Jane Cable

Harriet Steel

John McKay

Linda Green

Anne Stormont

Kate Marsh

Lynda Stacey

Kate Bufton

Glynn Holloway

Emma Curtis

Katherine Sunderland

Emma Curtis

Katherine Sunderland

Helena Fairfax

Anne O'Brien

Susan Grossey

Alyson Rhodes

Lainy Swanson

Helen Giles

Gordon McGhie

Selina Siak Chin Yoke

Sheryl Browne

Elisabeth Carpenter

Katerina Diamond

Lucienne Boyce

Ana Sampson

Victoria Cornwall

Jean Fullerton

Silvia Forrester

Kathryn Freeman

Nicola Pryce

Virginia Moffatt

David Matthews 

Anne Allen

To the Authors and Publishers who have invited us to be part of some splendid Blog Tours

The Alibi - Jaime Raven

The Bone Field - Simon Kernick

Tell Me A Lie - C J Carver

Lady Cop Makes Trouble - Amy Stewart

Books for Living - Will Schwalbe

The Button Maker's Daughter - Merryn Allingham

The Silk Weaver - Liz Trenow

Relativity - Antonia Hayes

Corpus - Rory Clements

The Watcher - Ross Armstrong

Evil Games - Angela Marsons

Burned and Broken - Mark Hardie

The Yorkshire Shepherdess - Amanda Owen

Another You - Jane Cable

Secrets We Keep - Faith Hogan

Before You Go - Clare Swatman

The One - John Marrs

The Damselfly - S J I Holliday

What You Don't Know - JoAnn Chaney

The Devil in the Snow - Sarah Armstrong

Jerusalem Ablaze - Orlando Ortega-Medina

Stasi Wolf - David Young

Her Perfect Life -Sam Hepburn

The Orphan's Tale - Pam Jenoff

Before the Rains - Dinah Jeffries

One Last Wish - Ella Harper

Let the Dead Speak by Jane Casey

The Silent Fountain -Victoria Fox

Roanoke Girls - Amy Engel

An Unsuitable Marriage - Colette Dartford

The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman - Mindy Mejia

The Witchfinder's Sister - Beth Underdown

Foxes Unearthed - Lucy Jones

The Possessions - Sara Flannery Murphy

Boundary - Andree A Michaud

Good As Gone - Amy Gentry

My Name is Leon - Kit de Waal

Under A Sardinian Sky - Sara Alexanader

The Body in the Ice - A J Mackenzie

Time to Win - Harry Brett

The Shadow Queen - Anne O'Brien

The Stars are Fire - Anita Shreve

Hitler's Forgotten Children - Ingrid Von Oelhafen & Tim Tate

The Other Us - Fiona Harper

Obsession - Amanda Robson

The Butlins Girls - Elaine Everest

The Leopard at the Door - Jennifer McVeigh

Making Space -Sarah Tierney

Wolves in the Dark - Gunnar Staalesen

Ginny Moon - Benjamin Ludwig

All the Good Things - Claire Fisher

The Mayfly - James Hazel

Widdershins - Helen Steadman

I Know My Name - C J Cooke

Do Not Become Alarmed - Maile Meloy

Second Chance Cafe - :Lilly Bartlett

Skin Deep - Laura Wilkinson

The A-Z of Everything - Debbie Johnson

The Importance of Being me - Caroine Grace Cassidy

The Little Kiosk by the Sea -Jennifer Bohnet

Sweet Little Lies - Caz Frear

Blood Sisters - Jane Corry

To Kill A President - Sam Bourne

The Ludlow Ladies' Society - Ann O'Loughlin

Not A Sound - Helen Gudenkauf

The Other Twin - L V Hay

Death Knocks Twice - Robert Thorogood

Woman in the Shadows - Carol McGrath

A Message from the Other Side - Moira Forsyth

Unforgivable - Mike Thomas

Andalucian Fiesta - Hannah Fielding

The Way Back to Us - Kay Langdale

When the Future Comes too Soon - Selina Siak Chin Yok

Dan Knew - Fiona Curnow

Maria in the Moon - Louise Beech

The Spell of the Horse - Pam Billinge

Copy Cat - Alex Lake

99 Red Balloons - Elizabeth Carpenter

The Waterway Girls - Milly Adams

The Angel - Katerina Diamond

Bluebird, Bluebird - Attica Locke

Home is Nearby - Magdalena McGuire

Blood is Game - Angus Donald

The Book of Forgotten Authors - Christopher Fowler

Invisible Women - Sarah Long

Christmas at Conwenna Cove - Darcie Boleyn

The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosties - Paul Anthony Jones

Last Christmas in Paris - Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb

Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe by Melissa de la Cruz

Legacy of Spies - John le Carre

Wilde in Love - Eloisa James

The Man in the Needlecord Jacket - Linda Macdonald

Sweet William - Iain Maitland

Merry and Bright - Debbie Macomber

Just One Time - K S Hunter

East End Angels - Rosie Hendry

Anything for Her - C J Minett

And a very special thank you to all the bloggers who continue to support Jaffareadstoo with 

their wisdom when things go a bit off kilter

and who retweet and share my blog posts on a daily basis

A BIG shout out to Book Connectors on Facebook, thank you - you're all amazing.

Thank you everyone for being part of Jaffareadstoo's bookish journey in 2017

we couldn't do this without you.

Here's to another amazing literary journey in 2018.

Happy Reading



  1. We think you and Jaffa are pretty amaizing too!

    1. Thank you, Linda and for all your support of Jaffareadstoo. It's always appreciated xx

  2. Thank you so much for having me on your blog this year, Jo, and for all your entertaining posts and book recommendations. Wishing you and Jaffa all good things in 2018!

    1. You're alwyas a welcome guest, Helena/ We love having you spend time with us on the blog.
      A very Happy 2018 too you too..xx


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