Welcome to StefLoz Book Blog.
I’m Steph Lawrence and live in Stoke-on-Trent.
I’m early fifties, a full-time working wife, mother and a dogmum to my Cairn Terrier, so my life is pretty busy.
For my sins I’m also a Port Vale season ticket holder. Saturday afternoons are always taken up with football during the season. My first date with my husband was to watch the Vale!
I love books. I love reading and always like to have my kindle close by.
I’ve posted reviews on Amazon UK and I joined NetGalley in 2015. Joining NetGalley means I get to read and review books before they are published, which I find a real honour. I love the buzz around publication days, and joining in on social media is such fun.
I decided to add a book blog where I will post regular reviews of books I’ve read.
I’ve always read chick lit and popular fiction. I also read a lot of crime fiction and psychological thrillers. I will try most topics, as long as it keeps me interested.
I will never post a bad review. If I don’t enjoy a book I just won’t broadcast it, everybody is different and you can’t like everything.
I try to find time to read and review books, although I would love to have all the time in the world to do this I am unable to read as much as I would like. I read for enjoyment, and won’t feel pressured into reading quickly for the sake of reviewing. My reviews are quite short and concise as I feel I’m here to show off the book rather than my own writing ability. I always meet the publication date though, as my TBR pile is never very big. I tend to read about 4 books per month, so not prolific compared to most bloggers!
The blogging/reviewing community is so welcoming and friendly. Such a lovely bunch.
I would love to sit at home all day with a mug of tea and a cake, but that’s just never going to happen!!