Shadows Of Winterspell

I was lucky enough to request and receive a copy of this from the publishers in exchange for an honest review (bloody ages ago - I'm so sorry it's taken so long!) All views and opinions are my own. Shadows of Winterspell by Amy Wilson This took me far too long to get round to... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 15/1/20

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday. What are you currently reading? The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave Technically I haven't started this yet, but it's ready to go! Running Girl by Simon Mason (ebook) I was sent a copy of the third Garvie Smith mystery, Hey Sherlock!, and... Continue Reading →

Six for Sunday – 2019 faves

Six for Sunday is Steph at alittlebutalot's creation with a prompt each week to blog about. Today's prompt is: Oh, so hard to narrow down to six! There were SO many great books last year! After much deliberation, I've cheated and chosen six picture books and six MG. Circle by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen... Continue Reading →

The Girl Who Stole an Elephant

I was lucky enough to receive a copy of this from the publishers. All views and opinions are my own. The Girl Who Stole an Elephant by Nizrana Fahrook, cover art by David Dean This is a book I would have read at some point, but probably one which would have joined the pile in... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 8/1/20

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday. What are you currently reading? Shadows of Winterspell by Amy Wilson I've only just started this, but I'm loving it so far! The Box of Delights by John Masefield (ebook) I'm enjoying this although it is taking me a really long time... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday – Anticipation

For anyone who doesn't know Top Ten Tuesday is run by That Artsy Reader Girl, who provides a weekly prompt for us to respond to with our Tuesday top tens on that theme. Today's prompt is Most Anticipated Book Releases for the First Half of 2020 I don't have a top ten for this as... Continue Reading →

Library Love 6/1/20

Library Love is back after a longer than planned Christmas break! Between Halloween and Christmas and the amount of books we already had at home to read over those months, we didn't borrow anything new from the library (though we did still visit to look at the books there). But, Peapod and his dad are... Continue Reading →

Six for Sunday: Reading Resolutions

Six for Sunday is Steph at alittlebutalot's creation with a prompt each week to blog about. Today's prompt is: Six Bookish Resolutions This ties in to much of what I mused on in this post, but in briefer terms, my goals (I'm not kidding myself they're resolutions - I'd fall at the first hurdle!) areb... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Picks

Peapod's Picks is back for 2020, though with some minor changes. It'll still be a place to review the picture books we read at bedtime, and those we are sent to review, but will also include more of our 'playtime reading'. Peapod loves his books and chooses to look at them often during the day,... Continue Reading →

Reading along, singing a song…

This is a series of picture books published by Oxford University Press, in which Tim Hopgood has illustrated lyrics to some classic songs. While I am reviewing them, this is also quite a personal post so there'll be detours for that. This blog is, after all, for me to have a record of our reading... Continue Reading →

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