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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Blog Tour: Halcyon – Rio Youers

GIVEAWAY HAS NOW CLOSED Title: Halcyon Author: Rio Youers Publisher: Titan Books Purchase: Amazon UK*/Book Depository** It’s Day One of the Halcyon Blog Tour and we’re opening with something exciting! But first a bit about the book. Halcyon is a dark and disturbing book by Rio Youers. I was intrigued as it is not a dystopian […]

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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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Cheltenham Literature Festival: Raven Books Proof Party

Welcome back! So, it has been a couple of weeks since I was at the Cheltenham Literature Festival but I am finally getting around to my posts about the festival, starting with the Raven Proof Party. For those of you who are not familiar with proof parties, broadly speaking, they are an opportunity to go […]

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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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WWW Wednesday – 17th October 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. As I didn’t post last week I am going to cover two weeks’ of books. I am planning to get back to regular posting so this should very much be a […]

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Book Review: Little Wise Wolf – van der Hammen & Siemensma

Title: Little Wise Wolf Author(s): Gijs van der Hammen, Hanneke Siemensma (Translated by Laura Watkinson)

Title: Little Wise Wolf Author(s): Gijs van der Hammen, Hanneke Siemensma (Translated by Laura Watkinson) Genre: Children’s fiction (Age 4-7 years) Publisher: Book Island Publication date: Out now Review As usual, when the lovely Greet from Book Island dropped me an email asking me if I wanted copies of the latest publications I couldn’t respond fast […]

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Book Haul: Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018

Welcome! It’s been a week since my last post and in between, I’ve been incredibly busy. I’ve had two hectic day trips to Cheltenham Literature Festival and also had an intense week at work. I am flagging, to say the least, but looking forward to sharing my experiences of Cheltenham Literature Festival with you all. […]

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