5Ws Wednesday

Since I only tend to do a WWW Wednesday post every other week, I thought I'd use today to get some more Ws out there - this time the '5 Ws Book Tag' which I pinched from Amy over at Golden Books Girl! 1 – WHO? Who is an author you’d love to have a... Continue Reading →

Mini Monday – a YA double bill

I requested and received advance copies of both books free from the publishers, in exchange for an honest review. All views are my own. This month I've read two YA books, both by authors whose debuts I read and loved last year, so I was very lucky and very excited to get early copies of... Continue Reading →

Six for Sunday – Bookish Hates

#SixforSunday is hosted by Steph at A Little But A Lot. Each week she gives a book-themed prompt for a list of six and this week that prompt is Bookish Hates This is a tough one. I'm not sure I'd say hate, but these are certainly things I'm not keen on. In no particular order:... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 23/1/19

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday': What are you currently reading? Kick the Moon by Muhammad Khan. Illustrated by Amrit Birdi. I thought Khan's debut I Am Thunder last year was brilliant - quite ground breaking in tackling radicalisation and very well written. Im not too far into... Continue Reading →

Mini Monday 21/1/19

This week's Mini Monday* features four picture books - two we were kindly sent (thank you, Bounce) and two we bought and read this week. *I'm only halfway through and it's turning out to be less mini, more mega - sorry! First up, our free review copies: The Lost Horse by Mark Nicholas At a... Continue Reading →

Six for Sunday: Bookish Loves

#SixforSunday is hosted by Steph at A Little But A Lot. Each week she gives a book-themed prompt for a list of six and this week that prompt is Bookish Loves I'm sure this should be books I love, things I love to see in books etc and it should almost definitely be older books,... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Picks: Lemur Love!

Peapod's Picks is a weekly round up of some of the books that Peapod* has read (usually for his bedtime story) each week plus a review of at least one of them. *His social media alter ego, not his real name! This week: Frann Preston-Gannon's 'How To Lose a Lemur'. I'd bought this pre-Peapod. I... Continue Reading →

Swimming Against The Storm

Swimming Against The Storm by Jess Butterworth. Illustrated by Rob Biddulph. I've written before about how much I love Jess Butterworth's books (and the absolutely stunning artwork Rob Biddulph produces to accompany them), and her newest is no exception! Twelve-year-old Eliza and her sister Avery have lived their entire lives in a small fishing village... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Picks 11/1/19

Peapod's Picks is a weekly round up of some of the books that Peapod* has read (usually for his bedtime story) each week plus a more in depth review of at least one of them - this week a classic- Jill Murphy's On The Way Home. *His social media alter ego, not his real name!... Continue Reading →

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