A playlist of songs that inspired—and are featured in—my new adult, contemporary novel, London Belongs to Me … a story about diverse friendship, fandoms, and theatre, published October 2016 by Kirkwall Books.
Panic in the streets of London… It sounds like a line straight out of my novel, London Belongs to Me, doesn’t it? But, it’s actually a lyric from “Panic”—one of my favourite songs by The Smiths. As much as I adore that song, I have a big issue with the word ‘panic’.
Is a question I hear a lot! My answer? You don’t have to wait too long to find out! Sequel news! My debut novel, London Belongs to Me, is getting a sequel. If you want to know what happens next for Alex, Mark, Lucy, Freddie, Harry, and the LBTM gang,
It’s here! Finally! I’ve been meaning to copy my iPod’s London Belongs to Me playlist into Spotify for weeks, and finally had the time to do it. Unfortunately, Spotify doesn’t have all the songs that feature in my personal playlist, but I managed to get most of them in there (if
The London Belongs to Me photos just keep coming! And I LOVE it! Readers from around the world—Canada, the US, the UK, Estonia, Albania!—have been posting their gorgeous shots of LBTM on Instagram … think these photos are pretty spectacular? For more, follow the Instagram feeds of these wonderful people (you’ll see
Admitting that I have panic attacks doesn’t make me weak … it makes me strong. Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, a time to talk about mental health and end the stigma surrounding mental illness. It took me a long time to admit to friends, to admit to the world
It all started in 2014 with a Facebook post from my husband. “So, I met a doctor …” That was it. No explanation, deliberately vague. Was I supposed to be impressed? Concerned? Oh God, was this one of those weird cheating confessions that you hear about when guys go away
It’s our third month anniversary! London Belongs to Me was released three months ago today, and to celebrate, I’m sharing some of the gorgeous photos readers have posted on Instagram from December onwards. There have been so many! I LOVE seeing readers’ photos! The photos are too pretty to
London Belongs to Me has joined the ranks of Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl, Stephanie Perkins’ Anna and the French Kiss, and Colleen Hoover’s It Ends With Us. My novel has been celebrated in a Yasmin Rahman book collage. Check it out! Filled with favourite quotes, images, and souvenirs of London, Yasmin’s
My debut novel, London Belongs to Me, almost didn’t happen. Like many writers, a novel was always on my to-do list, but my day job as a freelance writer kept me occupied with little time to devote to anything else. My dreams of writing my novel seemed more impossible, than