I am delighted to be kicking off the blog tour for Fig Swims the World by Lou Abercrombie which is a tale about a 15 year old girl who sets herself a New Year challenge of swimming around the world when she is desperate to impress her high-achieving mother. The problem is Fig can't swim … Continue reading Blog Tour: Guest Post by Lou Abercombie author of Fig Swims the World
Joseph Elliott has been delighting young children for years as an entertainer particularly beloved as Cook on CBeebies Swashbuckle and taking part in many CBeebies Pantos too, in fact if you are around young children who have since Christmas been wiggling and giggling ‘Biscuit Bottoms!’ its partly down to Joseph in a life sized gingerbread … Continue reading The Good Hawk- Joseph Elliott
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is Books On My TBR I Predict Will Be 5-Star Reads Ok so I’ve limited myself here to what I have purchased and I already physically have in my possession not the … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Anticipated 5-star Reads
Ok there’s no shortage of horror books out there but these are just a few from MG to YA I have enjoyed and are deliciously creepy or in a few cases scare your knickers off terrifying. For someone who wants to think along with their horror The Maker of Monsters- Lorraine GregoryAlthough a tad more … Continue reading Thrills and Scares for Halloween!
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is supposed to be Books I’d Give Different Titles To but you may have realised I’m the kind of person who may find that a touch mean. So in honour of the … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday- Friends-Style Book Descriptions
Ok, I like to think that I’m actually pretty good with horror, I admittedly don’t enjoy zombie or those possessed doll/orphan/foster child type films but vampires/monsters, psychological horror, ghost stories, urban legend type horrors have always been fun and not scary for me.... until now. Kate Alice Marshall you shook me with this book because … Continue reading Rules For Vanishing – Kate Alice Marshall
Wow this is such a boldly interesting story from Clare Rees exploring the struggles of living on a jellyfish-like creature after an apocalyptic event. It’s not quite a traditional Young Adult book even though the dangers are darker than middle grade, for me it’s perfectly pitched for that Teen gap thanks to its characters’ beautiful … Continue reading Jelly- Clare Rees