In the second installment of my Reader Spotlight series, I’d like to introduce everyone to Fiona McVie, probably the most prolific author interviewer I’ve ever known! Fiona lives in Scotland and has an impressive portfolio of interviews on her website and Facebook page. Welcome, Fiona!
How often do you read?
I read every day, I always take a book when travelling on the bus to work or train to the city.
What is the name of the last book you finished?
Gabriel by M.A Abraham
What are you reading now?
Marious’ Story by M.A Abraham and Temptation in a Kilt by Victoria Roberts.
What is your preferred genre?
I read all genre as long as the book is well written I will read it.
Are you in a book club?
Where do you obtain most of the books you read- from a bookstore, online, the library, borrowed from a friend, etc.?
I buy my books from book shops, supermarkets and Amazon.
How do you decide which books to read?
Cover most times.
What is in your To-Be-Read pile?
Too many to count I have over 200 on my wish list at Amazon and slowly buying a few each month.
Do you pay attention to especially bad reviews of books when deciding whether to buy or read them?
No everyone has a different thought about a book. One person might hate it while another will love the book. I make up my own mind.
Lots of people don’t have a favorite book for a variety of reasons. Do you have a favorite? What is it?
I don’t have any favorite book. I like so far all the books I have brought over the years.
Where is your favorite reading spot?
Nope I read anywhere: bus, train, bed, on a hill.
Anything else you want me to know?
I love reading so much I started a blog where I interview authors. You can check it out here: www.authorsinterviews.wordpress.com. I also write poems. Here are 2 of my poems:
You are my hero, Dad
You’re my secure foundation.
When I think of you, I’m filled with love
And fond appreciation.
You make me feel protected;
I’m sheltered by your care.
You’re always my true friend; and Dad,
When I need you, you’re always there.
You have a place of honor
Deep within my heart.
You’ve been my superhero, Dad,
Right from the very start.
2ed of June 1940 to 31st of December 1991 RIP
My little angel above
My little angel above
My heart sinks when I think
That God took you away from me
At 12 hours old
He must have something special for you
As it is just the good he takes
And I know your dad
Will look after you up there
I know you are looking down on me
On your angel cloud
But it does not stop me
John-Andrew 24/12/1980 – 25/121980
Those are beautiful. Thanks for being on Reade and Write, Fiona.
Until next week,