Vulpes Libris

A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Book Fox (vulpes libris): small bibliovorous mammal of overactive imagination and uncommonly large bookshop expenses. Habitat: anywhere the rustle of pages can be heard.

It’s Romance Week on Vulpes Libris …

Never let it be said that we grumpy old Foxes don’t have our mushy side, and to prove it – it’s Romance Week on Vulpes Libris (‘And about time too’, … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cox by Kate Lace

Review by Ticky Dogge-Hare Before I start, I have to declare a bit of an interest. I know Kate Lace—she’s a darling, by the way—and I absolutely begged her for … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 11 Comments

Coming up on Vulpes Libris

Lots to make a fox sit up and take notice this week – the sun has come out again, for a start, just when we thought we’d never see it … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

A Class Act by Kate Lace

A Romeo and Juliet set-up with a class divide built in – he a council estate boy, she living in an over-taxed, under-heated stately home – A Class Act is … Continue reading

November 27, 2010 · 5 Comments

Coming Up This Week

We have a nice variety for our readers this week; some old favorites, some slightly scary stuff and some surprises. As the weather grows chilly in the Northern Hemisphere, curling … Continue reading

November 21, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Trophy Girl, by Kate Lace (with a giveaway)

We have one free copy of The Trophy Girl to give away to some lucky reader!  If you’d like to enter the draw, please go beep beep in the comments. … Continue reading

January 9, 2009 · 42 Comments

The Movie Girl by Kate Lace.

(with a giveaway … read to the end!) I was supposed to be reading Ten Days that Shook the World .  I was also, however, in the middle of moving … Continue reading

October 17, 2008 · 29 Comments

An interview with Catherine Jones of the Romantic Novelists’ Association

What better way to kick off our week of special Valentine’s features than an interview with Catherine Jones, the current Chairman of the Romantic Novelists’ Association? Catherine has been writing … Continue reading

February 11, 2008 · 18 Comments

The Chalet Girl by Kate Lace

“You SHALL go to the ball … !” I don’t know one end of a pair of skis from the other. Actually – I lie. The front is the end … Continue reading

January 25, 2008 · 10 Comments



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