Favourite Middle-Grade Books of 2018

Middle grade 2018 books

Welcome back! I thought I’d start my book wrap up of 2018, starting off with my favourite – middle-grade. I whittled it down to three books and I’ll also be talking about my best bookish moment of the year. These books are in no particular order – I enjoyed them all immensely for different reasons […]

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Book Review: The Dog That Saved Christmas – Nicola Davies

Title: The Dog That Saved ChristmasAuthor(s): Nicola Davies (Author), Mike Byrne (Illustrator)Publisher: Barrington StokePublication Date: Out now Synopsis “For most kids, Christmas is the best time of the year. For Jake, it’s a nightmare. He hates the bright lights, the noise and the way everything around him feels different and strange. But then Jake meets […]

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My Bookish Christmas Wishlist 2018

Book parcel

It’s 24 sleeps til Christmas! It’s nearly time for Santa to visit and I am so excited. My Christmas tree and decorations have been up for a week and I’m really enjoying the cosy feeling this time of year gives me.  I thought I would start off by sharing my Christmas wish list with you. […]

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Book Review: Miss Marley – Vanessa Lafaye & Rebecca Mascull

A photo of the book Miss Marley with some christmas items, including christmas candles and a mini nordic christmas tree.

Title: Miss MarleyAuthor(s): Vanessa Lafaye (author), Rebecca Mascull (contributor)Publisher: HQPublication date: Out now Synopsis “An enchanting, seasonal tale of kindness and goodwill, Miss Marley is the last book written by the late Vanessa Lafaye, lovingly completed by her friend Rebecca Mascull. A prequel to A Christmas Carol, it tells the tragic story of the young Jacob Marley – […]

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Bookshop Stop: Barter Books [Book Haul]

Welcome back to my blog! I’ve taken a few days off to recharge my batteries and had an opportunity to go to Barter Books, Northumberland (that’s in the north east of England for my international readers!). Barter Books is a fabulous secondhand bookshop based in a disused Victorian train station in the town of Alnwick. […]

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Book Preview: Most highly anticipated fiction of 2019 [January – June]

Stack of contemporary fiction books

Welcome back! The end of the year is fast approaching so I thought I’d do a preview of the fiction reads I am most excited about for the first half of 2019. Don’t forget to let me know in the comments below what your most highly anticipated books are for the coming year. Title: The […]

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WWW Wednesday – 7th November 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Welcome back to WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words. So once again it has been a while since my last WWW Wednesday but up until now, I didn’t have much to add so this will bring me up to speed. […]

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Book Review: Elma the Elf and the Tinsel-Tastic Sled Zeppelin [Advent Book]

Title: Elma the Elf and the Tinsel-Tastic Sled Zeppelin Author(s): Camilla Victoria Storm, Nick Simons Genre: Middle Grade, Christmas Publisher: Cranachan Publishing (Pokey Hat) Publication date: Out now Synopsis Meet Elma the Elf: a chatterbox, an inventor and a pain in the Christmas pudding! Elma is about to start her dream job at Santa’s Toy Factory. But […]

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Book Review: A Spark of Light – Jodi Picoult

Title: A Spark of Light Author: Jodi Picoult Genre: Contemporary Fiction Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Publication date: Out now Review A backstory to how I came to be reading this book. I originally applied for this book on NetGalley and was declined due to its popularity. I kept seeing it pop up everywhere and I was […]

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Blog Tour: The Light Between Worlds – Laura Weymouth [Where I Write]

Welcome to Day 2 of the blog tour for Laura Weymouth’s stunning The Light Between Worlds. Laura has been kind enough to provide an insight to where she writes her books and a peek at the stunning views from her window. Where I Write – Laura Weymouth “I drafted The Light Between Worlds sitting in an […]

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