GORGEOUS READS in association with Henpicked - wisdom of women

Holly Black, The Cruel Prince AUTHOR of the Week with Donna Freed

05 Apr 2018

Holly Black, The Cruel Prince – with Donna Freed    Holly Black is the prolific writer of young adult fantasy fiction: she is best known for The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series and the Magesterium series (with Cassandra Clare). The Cruel Prince is the propulsive first book in another series:…

Patti Boulaye, The Faith of a Child GORGEOUS LIVES WITH JOSEPHINE PEMBROKE

28 Mar 2018

Patti Boulaye, The Faith of a Child GORGEOUS LIVES WITH JOSEPHINE PEMBROKE Effervescent Patti Boulaye was the winner of the last ever ‘New Faces’ show in 1978. Patti’s incredible life started when she was born in a taxi in Nigeria, she literally fell into show business on holiday in England. And she ended up in…

Madeleine Reiss, Before We Say Goodbye GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed

20 Mar 2018

  Madeleine Reiss, Before We Say Goodbye GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed A perfect tearjerker for Mother’s Day. Scott is only 19, but his heart transplant is failing. His mother has always put everything aside to care for him, but what will she do when he’s gone. Scott has a plan to find someone for…

People Pleasing, Perfectionism and more with KIM MORGAN from Barefoot Coaching with Josephine Pembroke

People Pleasing, Perfectionism and more with KIM MORGAN from Barefoot Coaching with Josephine Pembroke Tips and stories to help you find out your character traits which can be a help or a hindrance. Kim Morgan MD of Barefoot coaching gives us sound advice for our careers and life. Contact https://www.barefootcoaching.co.uk #Coaching #LifeChange #RadioGorgeous

Alex Hourston, Love After Love with Donna Freed AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous

Alex Hourston, Love After Love with Donna Freed AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous  Alex’s latest trixy heroine is a mother, therapist, wife, sister, daughter and now lover. Despite what she thinks, she cannot have it all when her various roles collide. Alex Hourston excels at propulsive and emotional explorations of the internal lives of…

SHE, A celebration of 100 Renegade Women by Harriet Hall – GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

15 Mar 2018

SHE, A celebration of 100 Renegade Women by Harriet Hall  – GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Fashion historian and digital editor for The Stylist magazine tells us how and why she chose 100 renegade women to grace the pages of her riveting book. Harriet explains that trousers were too shocking, because they show your crutch!…

The Wonder Down Under, A user’s guide to the vagina, by Dr Nina Brochmann & Ellen Stokken Dahl with Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS WELLBEING

The Wonder Down Under, A user’s guide to the vagina, by Dr Nina Brochmann & Ellen Stokken Dahl with Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS WELLBEING  Nina and Ellen sex educators from Oslo talk straight and funny about your vulva, vagina and clitoris. They also inform us about discharge, your hymen and anal sex. Be prepared. #SexualHealth #IWD2018 #RadioGorgeous…

Linda Nolan, From My Heart – Gorgeous Lives: with Donna Freed

  Linda Nolan, From My Heart, Gorgeous Lives: with Donna Freed After all the drama: the Nolan Sisters break up, her sister and husband died, she was caught out as a benefits cheat, her own breast cancer and depression, Linda bears all and embraces life in the face of secondary breast cancer. Donna makes a…

The Little Book of FEMINIST SAINTS by Julia Pierpoint GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous

06 Mar 2018

The Little Book of FEMINIST SAINTS by Julia Pierpoint & Manjit Thapp, GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous To celebrate International Women’s Day, New York Times best selling author Julia Pierpoint and British artist Manjit Thapp have created a must have handbook of 100 secular female ‘Saints.’ These women broke ground, broke ceilings and broke moulds. Saints…

Katie Fforde, A Country Escape with Donna Freed AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous

25 Feb 2018

Katie Fforde, A Country Escape with Donna Freed, AUTHOR OF THE WEEK on Radio Gorgeous Katie’s latest heroine, Fran, moves to the country to run a dairy farm, only problem: petrified of cows! As per usual, there are some other obstacles but both Fran and Katie, show their love of the countryside and its unique…

Dynasty by Christina Oxenberg with Josephine Pembroke

20 Feb 2018

Dynasty by Christina Oxenberg with Josephine Pembroke Your Mother is a princess and your uncle should be the Serbian king. You are born in New York and raised in the UK. You think having your own palace, servants and being surrounded by antiques is normal. Meet Christina Oxenberg she tells us the true story about…

Mother Anguish – A Memoir by Basia Briggs with Josephine Pembroke

28 Jan 2018

  Mother Anguish – A Memoir by Basia Briggs with Josephine Pembroke GORGEOUS LIVES  How does one survive abuse, alcoholism and a wild mother? Listen to this tantalising life story of courage and grit. Mother Anguish, A Memoir is published by Quartet. Buy it here #HighSociety #Royals #Abuse #RadioGorgeous Never miss a podcast sign up…

Women! Negotiate Equal Pay – The Negotitation Book with Nicole Soames & Josephine Pembroke

12 Jan 2018

The Negotitation Book with Nicole Soames – Gorgeous Entrepreneurs  Women! It is our responsibility to get equal pay. Listen to gorgeous business coach Nicole Soames from Diadem tell us how to be a master negotiator.   Buy the Book  Diadem http://diademperformance.com/ #genderpaygap #womenpay #wagediscrimination Never miss a gorgeous podcast:  http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/

Swedish Death Cleaning, free your life of clutter with Margareta Magnusson

11 Jan 2018

Swedish Death Cleaning free your life of clutter with Margareta Magnusson  Death is a taboo subject which is very final. Margareta has come to terms with this and embraces it’s problems with a practical, life enhancing idea; Death Cleaning. She talks to Josephine about her life, her book, and her love of cats. The Gentle Art…

Tune into your core values to help you choose the right people, experiences and opportunities for you with In The Moment magazine WELLBEING on Radio Gorgeous

09 Jan 2018

  Tune into your core values to help you choose the right people, experiences and opportunities for you with In The Moment magazine WELLBEING on Radio Gorgeous Rediscover your core values (and how to stay true to them) with relationships expert Natalie Lue & Josephine. We each have our criteria for the perfect partner but…

A Wood of One’s Own by Ruth Pavey AUTHOR of the Week with Josephine Pembroke

17 Dec 2017

A Wood of One’s Own by Ruth Pavey AUTHOR of the Week with Josephine Pembroke We have all dreamed of saving the planet, but we don’t do anything about it. Ruth Pavey had a vision to plant trees, so she bought a dilapidated wood on the Somerset Levels. Her adventures include rough living, using a chainsaw…

George by Sean Smith MAN WEEK on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

29 Nov 2017

  George by Sean Smith MAN WEEK on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke Celebrity biographer Sean Smith tells us amazing facts and stories about George Michael, one of the most successful popstars of all time. #GeorgeMichael #pop #celebrity Buy the book: https://www.harpercollins.co.uk/9780008155636/george Never miss a podcast: http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/

Graeme Macrae Burnet, The Accident on the A35, Author of the Week on MAN WEEK with Donna Freed

Graeme Macrae Burnet, The Accident on the A35, Author of the Week on MAN WEEK with Donna Freed Returning to Radio Gorgeous’ Man Week is Man Booker Prize Shortlisted author Graeme Macrae Burnet. In his third novel, he himself returns to the scene of the crime (or lack there of) in the drear town of…

Nicola Upson, Nine Lessons GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed

Nicola Upson, Nine Lessons GORGEOUS READS, with Donna Freed   Nicola Upson weaves fact and fiction throughout her Josephine Tey mysteries; she incorporates what is known of the real life Golden Age crime writer and casts her in the role of detective. Upson’s triumph is to not only resurrect historical crimes cleverly and enjoyably but…

The Accidental Apostrophe by Caroline Taggart on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

03 Nov 2017

The Accidental Apostrophe by Caroline Taggart on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke  How often do you write everyday? Do you write emails, texts, or good old fashioned letters? If you do, then Caroline Taggart is here to take us through how to write properly and make more sense. #Grammar #Writing #books Follow: @CiTaggart  Buy the book and…

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