Peapod’s Picks – Happy Mother’s Day

Peapod's Picks is a weekly round up of some of the books that Peapod* has read (often, but not always, for his bedtime stories) each week plus a review of at least one of them. *His social media alter ego, not his real name! This week it's some of our favourite 'mum' books (and I'll... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Picks/KLTR – Classic Collection #1

Peapod's Picks is a weekly round up of some of the books that Peapod* has read (often, but not always, for his bedtime stories) each week plus a review of at least one of them. *His social media alter ego, not his real name! This week it's also time for another #KLTR post, hosted by... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 20/3/19

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday': What are you currently reading? Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi. I was so excited to receive a copy of this to review as I'm such a fan of her writing and it's turning out to be as weird and wonderful as I'd expect... Continue Reading →

The ‘Unrateables’

I know there is great debate within the blogosphere on the posting of negative reviews. Personally, I choose not to. I'd prefer to spend my time writing about books I enjoyed and sharing the book love. However, that sometimes leaves me with a bit of a 'grey area', with books I like to think of... Continue Reading →

More than a Tad terrific!

I requested and received an advance copy of this free from the publishers, in exchange for an honest review. All views are my own. Meet Tad. She's the smallest tadpole in a big pond, and lives there with all her tadbrothers and tadsisters. A big story about a tiny tadpole - about growing up, branching... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 6/3/19

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday': What are you currently reading? Monsters by Sharon Dogar. I'm still reading this. It's dragging a bit and though there's things I've enjoyed about it, I feel it's gone on too slowly, too samey for too long. Plus, it's marketed as YA... Continue Reading →

That’s Not My…Peapod!

After quite a week (busy first half, sick second) I thought we'd do a non-bedtime Peapod Picks this week (and yes, I have moved it to Saturdays!). Usborne's fantastic That's Not My... series from Fiona Watt and Rachel Wells celebrates its 20th birthday this year and it's safe to say they've stood the test of... Continue Reading →

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