Book Rainbow: Blue Books Part 1

Book rainbow: Blue Books Stack Part 1 The fashion for rainbow bookshelves is still going strong, which makes the pedant in me want to design a book with a multi-coloured spine and see where it ends up! Anyway, I haven’t done one of these posts in a while but found it a fun way to…

Book Review: Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace Little People, Big Dreams #10 Written by Isabel Sanchez Vegara Illustrated by Zafouko Yamamoto 32 pages Published by Charles Lincoln Children’s Books Publication date: 1st March 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. Part of the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring…

Six for Sunday: Favourite series/trilogies

Six for Sunday: Favourite series/ trilogies This is a cruel prompt this week – only choose six series or trilogies that are favourites?! Six?! This is tough! Could you narrow down your favourites to just six? I have gone for a few which are longstanding favourites, as well as several that you will have heard…

Library Loot: Dragons, Magic and Fairytales

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time…

Waiting on Wednesday: A Pinch of Magic

A Pinch of Magic Written by Michelle Harrison 352 pages Published by Simon & Schuster UK Publication date: February 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): ‘A SPELL-BINDING STORY, STEEPED IN MAGIC. I ADORED IT’ – Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song  Three sisters trapped by an ancient curse. Three magical objects with the power to change their…

Book Review: Eternal Seas (+ Giveaway!)

Eternal Seas Written by Lexi Rees 184 pages Published by Troubadour Publishing Publication date: 28th September 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Such a small parcel shouldn’t cause experienced smugglers much trouble, but this parcel is far from normal. Lost and scared after a violent storm, Finn and his sister, Aria, take shelter on a remote island….

Author Interview: Lexi Rees (+ Giveaway!)

Author Interview: Lexi Rees Today I am lucky enough to be joined by Lexi Rees, as she talks about her writing process and her new book, Eternal Seas, published on September 28th this year! Such a small parcel shouldn’t cause experienced smugglers much trouble, but this parcel is far from normal. Lost and scared after…

Cover Reveal: Blastaway by Melissa Landers

BLASTAWAY Cover Reveal Today I am delighted to be joining with Melissa Landers and Rockstar Book Tours to reveal the cover and exclusive content for BLASTAWAY, Melissa’s new Middle Grade Sci-Fi book, which releases Summer 2019! Check out the awesome cover and the excerpt in this post. On to the reveal! Isn’t it gorgeous? Title: BLASTAWAY…

Book Review: Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom

Buttercup Sunshine and the Zombies of Dooooom Written and illustrated by Colin Mulhern Cover by Risa Rodil 160 pages Published by Maverick Arts Publishing Publication date: 28th September 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Briar’s Cove is famous for being the nicest, safest, sweetest place there ever was, where nothing bad ever happens. Buttercup Sunshine lives in…

Waiting on Wednesday: Dragon Pearl

Dragon Pearl Written by Yoon Ha Lee 304 pages Published by: Rick Riordan Presents (Disney Book Group) Publication date: 15th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Rick Riordan Presents Yoon Ha Lee’s space opera about thirteen-year-old Min, who comes from a long line of fox spirits. But you’d never know it by looking at her. To…

Library Loot: Birds, Cages and Secrets

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire from The Captive Reader and Linda from Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. If you’d like to participate, just write up your post-feel free to steal the button-and link it using the Mr. Linky any time…

Harry Potter – You’re Not Good Enough!

Harry Potter: You’re Not Good Enough! Harry Potter, you’re just not good enough – which character would you choose? I saw this on Kay’s blog, over at Hammock of Books and thought it looked like fun! Rules: Write 30 character names on pieces of paper. Put them in a jar/mug/cup. (I used my Harry Potter…