Books I Loved This Year [Wrap Up 2019]

My favourite and most highly recommended books of the year.

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100th Blog Post Special: My favourite place to read

Welcome back! I hope you’re all having a wonderful Sunday. Today is a special one as this is my 100th blog post! I can’t believe I’ve written 100 already, it seems like no time since I was writing my very first post. I recently perfected my favourite reading spot, so it seems like a good […]

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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 Review: The Jacobite’s Wife – Morag Edwards

Title: The Jacobite’s Wife Author: Morag Edwards Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hookline Books Publication date: Out now Synopsis Lady Winifred has had a troubled childhood. Her mother, father and brother were all imprisoned for treason due to their support for the Catholic king. When she falls in love with a handsome young Scottish nobleman, the […]

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Book Review: Wilderness Wars – Barbara Henderson

Title: Wilderness Wars Author: Barbara Henderson Genre: Middle Grade Publisher: Pokey Hat/Cranachan Books Publication date: Out now Synopsis When her father’s construction work takes Em’s family to the uninhabited island of Skelsay, she is excited, but also a little uneasy. Soon Em, and her friend Zac, realise that setbacks, mishaps and accidents on the island […]

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Book Review: What Does The Crocodile Say? – Eva Montanari

Title: What Does The Crocodile Say? Author: Eva Montanari Genre: Children’s fiction Publisher: Book Island Publication date: Out now Review I was sent this cute book by Book Island, an independent publishing house based in Bristol, specialising in children’s books. What Does The Crocodile Say? tells the story of a crocodile who is going to his […]

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