Hello, thank you so much for visiting my blog. I really hope you enjoy your time here and maybe give that follow button a click ūüėČ Howlin Books¬†is all about reading and the fun activities that go with it. I post about¬†reading challenges, readathons,¬†Bookstagram, and¬†BookTube. I also write¬†articles¬†each month commenting on what‚Äôs happening in bookland. …

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New Release Tuesday new book releases

New Release Tuesday 20/3

Only three books that sound interesting this week. I'm mainly interested in The Italian Teacher for that spectacular cover and talking about covers, my god, the cover for Tomorrow ūüė• The Italian Teacher by¬†Tom Rachman Rome, 1955 The artists are gathering together for a photograph. In one of Rome's historic villas, a party is bright …

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Contemporary Irish Literature recommendations for St. Patrick's Day

Awesome Contemporary Irish Literature to read this St. Patrick’s Day

When people think of Irish writers they usually think of James Joyce, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, or Roddy Doyle. Basically, they think of the old guys but we have a lot more to offer than that. Avoid the crowds this St. Patrick's Day and curl up with one of these great contemporary Irish books. ¬†Oh …

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The Irish Readathon TBR reading plans 2018

The Irish Readathon

The Irish Readathon is a reading challenge taking place for the whole month of March hosted by Fred Weasley Died Laughing (Aoife),¬†Jessica ‚Äď Breathe and Read, AlffBooks¬†(Stephen), and¬†Leanne Rose. The goal of the readathon is to read books by Irish authors or about Ireland. You only need to read one book in order to participate …

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Women's Prize for fiction long list 2018

Women’s Prize For Fiction Long List 2018

The Women's Prize for Fiction announced their long list for 2018 last night. Check out the article from The Guardian here. The long list: ¬†H(A)PPY by Nicola Barker ¬†The Idiot by Elif Batuman ¬†Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon ¬†Miss Burma by Charmaine Craig ¬†Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan ¬†The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock …

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recipe and review book and food blog

Coconut Milk Scones & Down Among the Sticks and Bones

A very quick and easy recipe for today's recipe and another quick read. This is the second book in Seanan McGuire's Wayward Children series. You can read my recipe and review for the first book, Every Heart a Doorway, here. Title: Down Among the Sticks and Bones ¬† Author: Seanan¬†McGuire ¬† Genre: Fantasy ¬† Series: …

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