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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Book Review: Up The Mountain – Marianne Dubuc

Title: Up The Mountain Author: Marianne Dubuc Genre: Children’s fiction Publisher: Book Island Publication date: Out now Review I was lucky enough to be sent this charming book by Book Island, an independent publishing house based in Bristol, specialising in children’s books. Up The Mountain tells the story of Mrs. Badger who meets Leo the cat and […]

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Book Review: The Winter’s Child – Cassandra Parkin

Title: The Winter’s Child Author: Cassandra Parkin Genre: Adult fiction/Literary fiction/Suspense/Horror/Psychological Publication date: Out now This review contains some minor spoilers. I finally finished this book last night and couldn’t wait to get started on a review. When I was initially approved for this book I was expecting a fairly standard missing child orientated thriller, […]

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Book Review: Father Christmas and Me – Matt Haig

Synopsis Father Christmas and Me is the final book in Matt Haig’s Christmas trilogy. Travel to Elfhelm to pay one last visit to Father Christmas and Amelia, where the evil Father Vogol is up to his old tricks. Can Amelia save Christmas once again? Review Father Christmas and Me was originally released in October 2017 but the […]

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