The 2018 Holly Jolly Chick Lit Hop!

It’s that time of year again already! For your chance to win a bunch of awesome prizes, go to my Facebook page and join the fun! https://www.facebook.com/kirstymcmanusauthor/ My prize this year is half inspired by the nineties, and half by food (which is mentioned a lot in one of my other novels, Lightweight). The winner […]

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1997 is out!

Actually, it’s been out for a couple of weeks now, so apologies for being so slack. It’s been a ridiculously busy few months, but I managed to release MultiDate in the middle of the year, and now two books from the 90s Flashback Series in October / November. In 1997, we revisit Anna as she […]

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1996 is out!

The first book in my new 90s Flashback series is out! I was inspired to write 1996 after reading through all my old high school diaries and realising how different my memories were compared to what it was actually like. And I’ve always been a bit obsessed with time travel, so I thought of my […]

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MultiDate is out!

I’m a bit late in promoting this book, since it came out last Tuesday (the 12th of June), but I wanted to make it official. MultiDate is out and it’s only 99c for a few more days. After that, it will return to its normal price of $2.99 – or you can get it for […]

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The Holly Jolly Chick Lit Hop!

Hi everyone! From December 4 – 15, I am participating in the Holly Jolly Chick Lit Hop. There are over 60 participating authors, and all are doing giveaways! Plus, there are three grand prizes of $100 Amazon gift cards! To enter, visit my Facebook page now! https://www.facebook.com/kirstymcmanusauthor

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Lightweight is out today!

Phew! It’s been a crazy few months! I released Perfume Therapy in August and now Lightweight at the end of October! To be completely transparent, I didn’t write and edit the whole book in two and a half months. I had been working on it for three years, but had about a third of it […]

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Perfume Therapy is out today!

Woo-hoo! It’s been a long time coming, but Perfume Therapy is finally officially out today! I am also excited to be sharing a release day with several other romantic comedy authors, namely Kate O’Keeffe with her book Two Last First Dates, and Monique McDonnell’s Any Way You Spin It. (Plus a special shout-out to Aimee […]

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One week to go!!!

It’s only one week and one day until Perfume Therapy’s release, and I am super excited! Early feedback has been lovely, and I can’t wait for the rest of the world to check it out! It is currently available for pre-order on Amazon for 99c (US). The official release date is Tuesday the 8th August, […]

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Ellen the Harpist

This was such a sweet read. I loved Ellen, the slightly nerdy heroine of the story, and her journey to maturity. And while she seemed a little clueless at times, I was so glad she rallied where it counted. This book was full of wit, and really well developed characters. I learnt a lot about […]

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