War on the Margins giveaway: And the winners are…

The deadline is past, the entries are in (a total of 69 in the end which is phenomenal), and I can now reveal that the winners in my giveaway competition to win one of three copies of Duckworth’s newly published novel War on The Margins by Libby … [Read more...]

‘Book Booty’: 3 copies of War on the Margins up for grabs

To celebrate this week's release of Libby Cone's War on the Margins, the good people over at Duckworth Publishers have offered up a trio of shiny new copies to give away to three lucky readers of RobAroundBooks. For your chance of winning one of … [Read more...]

Behind the Pen: Libby Cone, author of War on the Margins

This week sees the exciting release of War on the Margins by Libby Cone. Well written and engaging, War on the Margins is an important novel, because it not only sheds light on the level of suffering that was inflicted upon the Channel Islanders … [Read more...]

Daily Bookshot: Out of the Margins

Out of the Margins, originally uploaded by Robert Burdock. Today's bookshot has to be one of my favourites to date. Not because it's a great shot (quite frankly it isn't), but rather because its subject delights me. It tells the story of a … [Read more...]

Libby Cone’s War on the Margins gets picked up by Duckworth

You may remember back in November of 2008 I read and reviewed War on the Margins, a novel which centered on the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands? I scored it a resounding 4 out of 5 stars and I was delighted, despite it being a novel, that … [Read more...]

Afterthoughts: War on the Margins by Libby Cone

With so many other distractions vying for my time and attention over the past couple of weeks it's taken me longer than it should have, but I finally got around to finishing Libby Cone’s War on the Margins over the weekend. So here are my … [Read more...]