Reading Monthly – October to November

Well, it's been a while! To those of you still here thanks for your patience! To anyone new - welcome! A very long list of books to read for work over the last month and a bit, plus a general feeling of "too much ness" saw me taking a bit of a break to reset.... Continue Reading →

20 Books of Summer #3 – The Poet X

My third book of this year's 20 Books of Summer challenge is one that has been sat on my TBR shelf for way, WAY too long!The Poet X by Elizabeth AcevedoA coming of age tale about finding your voice and making a stand for what you want and what you believe in.Xiomara is faced with... Continue Reading →

The Lost Future of Pepperharrow

I was lucky enough to request and receive a copy of this from the publishers in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own, and I have since bought a finished copy too. The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley I loved The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, Natasha Pulley's first... Continue Reading →

The Bedlam Stacks

The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley I thought I'd reviewed this but it turns out I'd only posted it on waterstones and not on the blog (maybe it was before I had the blog?) but as I'm posting my review of The Lost Future of Pepperharrow today, I thought I'd throw this one in too!... Continue Reading →

Library Love 10/5/19

After posting about our first trip to the library with Peapod, I'd wanted to try and make a library post a regular thing. This week, we went to a new storytime session (new to us not the library) run by Twinkleboost. It's designed to be very multi-sensory and really promote speech and language development (it's... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 8/5/19

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday': What are you currently reading? Wild Folk Rising by Sylvia Linsteadt, cover art by Sandra Dieckmann I have been SO looking forward to this after loving book one last year (my review of that one is here) I started it last night... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 17/4/19

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday': What are you currently reading? A Witch Come True by James Nicol (ebook) I had thought I was going to have to wait for this as it wasn't available as an ebook from the library, but I found kobo which had £3... 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 →

Flights of Fancy

I requested and received an advance copy of this free from the publishers, in exchange for an honest review. All views are my own. In this lively anthology, the UK's best-loved writers and illustrators share their top tips and ideas to inspire budding artists and writers. Published to celebrate 20 years of having a Children's... Continue Reading →

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