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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Sunday Blog: Armistice Runner – Tom Palmer

Happy Sunday everyone! In keeping with my theme from last Sunday, this week’s blog post is a review of another book looking at WWI and Armistice Day. On the 11th November 2018, it will be 100 years since Armistice Day – the day WWI came to an end. There are no veterans left to tell […]

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Sunday Blog: White Feather – Catherine and David MacPhail [Interview]

Welcome back Today’s blog post is something a bit different. In three weeks time, it will be 11th November 2018 and marks the centenary of Armistice Day. It signifies the end of World War I (the eleventh hour, in the eleventh day of the eleventh month) and commemorates all of the lives lost during this […]

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Sunday Blog: Cheltenham Literature Festival

Happy Sunday everyone! Tomorrow I am off to Cheltenham Literature Festival for the first of two days (not consecutive) I’ll be spending there. I’m lucky enough to live just over an hour away by train (although going by the train prices it’s probably cheaper to get to Mars). Here I’m going to lay out my […]

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Sunday Blog: My favourite book covers so far this year

Happy Sunday everyone! Today I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite book covers so far this year. Just to be clear, these are books I have acquired this year, so they were not necessarily published in 2018 (although most of them were). Most are still on my TBR list but that doesn’t […]

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Sunday Blog: A commentary on the attack on Bookmarks bookshop

Normally, I like to post quite a light-hearted, chatty blog post on a Sunday but after hearing about the disturbing news of the attack on Bookmarks bookshop in London, I do not feel I can do that. I said just a couple of weeks ago that I would never discuss politics on my blog, but […]

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Sunday Blog: My Most Treasured Book

Happy Sunday everyone! Before I get into this post, I just want to make it clear that this is not a politically motivated post. I have no desire to discuss politics or my political views on my blog. The Soul of Man Under Socialism – Oscar Wilde If someone told me I could only keep […]

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Sunday Blog: My Reading Habits

Happy Sunday everyone! I was reading some blogs during the week and thought I’d take some inspiration from a post by Kelly at Paperback Adventures¬†and create a blog post on my reading habits so you can get to know me a little better. 1. Do you have a place at home for reading? As much […]

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