Waiting on Wednesday: Shadows of Winterspell

Waiting on Wednesday: Shadows of Winterspell   Shadows of Winterspell Written by Amy Wilson 256 pages Published by Macmillan Children’s Books Publication date: 17th October Summary (from Goodreads): Stella has been living behind the magic of the forest for most of her life. Lonely, she enrolls at the local school, and as she begins to…

Library Loot: Opposites, Worries and Families

Library Loot: Opposites,Worries and Families   I couldn’t miss posting my library loot this week, at the end of Libraries Week in the U.K. , which celebrates this amazing service and all the help and support it provides for people in the community at every stage of their lives. Borrowing books from the library gives…

Six for Sunday: Books to take on an Autumn walk

Six for Sunday: Books to take on an Autumn walk   I love Autumn, especially those bright, crisp days when you can crunch through the leaves and enjoy the jewel-like colours of the foliage as the sun sparkles through them. Pairing books with a walk through an Autumn forest, plus perhaps a nice warm drink,…

Are you a Book Snob?

Are you a Book Snob? A book snob is someone who judges certain genres as being less worthy than others or judges people based on the kind of books they read or on how they consume them (Are audiobooks really reading? etc) I am sure that we have all met book snobs (or music snobs,…

Waiting on Wednesday: Seven Deadly Shadows

Waiting on Wednesday: Seven Deadly Shadows   Seven Deadly Shadows Written by Courtney Alameda and Valynne E. Maetani ? pages Published by Harper Collins Publication date: 28th January 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): Kira Fujikawa has always been a girl on the fringe. Bullied by her peers and ignored by her parents, the only place Kira’s…

Waiting on Wednesday: Butterfly Yellow

Waiting on Wednesday: Butterfly Yellow Butterfly Yellow Written by Thanha Lai 304 pages Published by Harper Collins Publication date: 3rd September 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): In the final days of the Việt Nam War, Hằng takes her little brother, Linh, to the airport, determined to find a way to safety in America. In a split…

Six for Sunday: Fictional Holiday Destinations

Six for Sunday: Fictional Holiday Destinations I know that the summer holidays are coming to an end for most people, including myself, but I don’t want them to be over quite yet. I have missed a few weeks of #SixforSunday so, instead of the given theme for this week, Yellow Books, I have decided to…

Summer Books

Summer Books Tag Summer isn’t over yet, even if it feels like it with a few rainy days and ‘back to school’ getting ever closer… I have really enjoyed getting caught up on my reading this summer, as well as spending time in my garden and enjoying the weather! Despite it being my first year…

Waiting on Wednesday: Into the Crooked Place

Waiting on Wednesday: Into the Crooked Place Into the Crooked Place Written by Alexandra Christo 496 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 8th October 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Into the Crooked Place begins a gritty two-book YA fantasy series from Alexandra Christo, the author of To Kill a Kingdom. The streets of Creije are for…

Library Loot: Middle Grade Madness

Library Loot: Middle Grade Madness     I went a bit mad at the library today – whoops! Still, I am off for the summer holidays so I am hoping to surround myself with great books and have lots of enjoyable reads! Here are a few that I picked up today and am really looking…

Waiting on Wednesday: Harley in the Sky

Waiting on Wednesday: Harley in the Sky Harley in the Sky Written by Akemi Dawn Bowman ? pages Published by Simon Pulse Publication date: 10th March 2020 Summary (from Goodreads): Harley Milano has dreamed of being a trapeze artist for as long as she can remember. With parents who run a famous circus in Las Vegas,…

Six for Sunday: Perfect Pool Reads

Six for Sunday: Perfect Pool Reads   Oops, I’ve missed a few weeks of #SixforSunday and some great prompts too! This week the prompt is for six books that would be perfect to read next to the pool. I don’t think that I will be spending much time next to the pool this summer, but…