Brook Cottage Books is thrilled to have the wonderful reviewer Carol Wright, aka Dizzy C! Let's find out a bit more about the lovely Carol.
JB: Tell me a little about your blog.
Carol: My blog is my little corner of the blogosphere to share the books
I read, showcase authors and aspiring authors, bookish news and a little about
JB: How did you come up with the name for your blog?
Carol: The DizzyC came from the fact that my
husband thought I was quite Dizzy due to my forgetful nature and habit of
repeating myself.It stuck with me and
when it came to thinking of a title for a very new blog, in which I wanted to
remain quite anonymous the nickname seemed to fit the bill. The little came from the fact that I expected
it to be just that.It has now grown
and, although I am Carol at home, in the blogging world I answer to DizzyC.J
JB: What sort of books do you like to read?
Carol: Chick Lit, Historical Romance, Historical Fiction, Contemporary
Fiction, Women’s Fiction.All to escape
my hectic life.
JB: Why did you decide to blog?
Carol: I began writing a Book Journal as I would remember a lovely book
I had read but not the reasons why.Then
one day whilst searching the net for suggestions for my next read, I came
across a book blog.I began following a
few blogs and decided I wanted to share my love of books with others, too.
JB: How long have you been blogging?
Carol: Over 2 years now.Doesn’t
seem possible.I had a lovely comment
from a lady saying how much she had enjoyed seeing my blog evolve.
Carol: Yes, Saving Cee-Cee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman.It has the most gorgeous cover, I fell in
love with Beth’s writing. It was the book that inspired me to write my first,
very brief review on Amazon.
JB: What were your favourite books of 2012?
The Apothocary’s Daughter by Charlotte Betts and To Turn Full Circle by Linda
JB: How many books are on your TBR pile for 2013?
Carol: Too many.I have to turn
review requests away sometimes. L Just wish I had more time for more books.
JB: Which book on your TBR pile are you most looking forward to reading?
(at time of writing this post).
Carol: The Gilded Fan – Christina Courtenayfor historical romance
A Little Bit of Madness – Sheryl Browne for contemporary romance
JB: What book surprised you the most? (in other words what book did you
read that was not your usual genre and you found yourself enjoying?)
Carol: That would have to be The Tudor Secret by Christopher W
Gortner.A Historical Mystery that had
me gripped. I agreed to read this one as it was about the Tudor period, which
is a favourite period in English history and I was pleasantly surprised at how
much I enjoyed it.
JB: Do you have a favourite author?
Carol: Oh, dear. I have several..... Carol K Carr, Linda Gillard, Maggie
O’Farrell, Carol E Wyer, Mandy Baggot, Carole Matthews.
JB: Give 3 book recommendations for the readers of Brook Cottage Books.
Carol: THE QUINTESSENTIAL GEMINI by Linn B Halton – Contemporary Fiction with
an Astrological theme.
BEFORE I MET YOU by Lisa Jewell – Historical romance set in Soho, London
in the 1920’s and modern day.
THE TAPESTRY OF LOVE by Rosy Thornton – Contemporary Fiction
Thanks so much Carol for appearing the blog today.
Everyone, check out Carol's links and visit her blog. Its a fantastic
blog and so worth a visit.
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