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…

Library Loot: Bravery, Love and Loneliness

Library Loot: Bravery, Love and Loneliness   I’ve missed posting for a few weeks, but I have still been borrowing and reading lots of books from my library. Here’s what I picked up this week: Whispers in the Graveyard by Theresa Breslin They want me to join them. All I have to do is to…

Book Spotlight: Blastaway! (+ Giveaway)

Book Spotlight: Blastaway! Last year I shared a cover reveal for this fun-sounding middle-grade science-fiction book and now I’m here to let you know that it is finally available! The author describes it as ‘Home Alone in space, with pirates and mutants.’ If that doesn’t make you ant to read it, what will?! I am…

Six for Sunday: Characters I Want To Befriend

Six for Sunday: Characters I want to befriend   This week of #SixforSunday is just as tough as some of the previous weeks. The prompt is six characters that you would want to be friends with… Last year, we did a similar prompt asking us to think of characters who would make good best friends,…

Library Loot: Mysterious Boys, Rain and Wellington Boots

Library Loot: Mysterious Boys, Rain and Wellington Boots     I have read so many books that I might not otherwise have had the opportunity to access, all thanks to libraries. I have been an avid reader and user of libraries for as long as I can remember and visited at least once, if not…

Book Review: The Deepest Breath

Book Review: The Deepest Breath The Deepest Breath Written by Meg Grehan 180 pages Published by Little Island Books Publication date: 9th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): Stevie is eleven and loves reading and sea-creatures. She lives with her mum, and she’s been best friends with Andrew since forever. Stevie’s mum teases her that someday…

Mini-Reviews: Clockwork

Mini-Reviews: Clockwork   When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one. As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, reading is, after all, my first love! Therefore, I have decided to do some mini-review posts to…

Mini-Reviews: McTavish the Dog

Mini-Reviews: McTavish the Dog When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one. As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, reading is, after all, my first love! Therefore, I have decided to do some mini-review posts…

Book Review: The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

Book Review: The Longest Night of Charlie Noon The Longest Night of Charlie Noon Written by Christopher Edge 192 pages Published by Nosy Crow Publication date: 6th June 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): “If you go into the woods, Old Crony will get you.” Secrets, spies or maybe even a monster… What lies in the heart…

Mini-Reviews: Mermaids

Mini-Reviews: Mermaids When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one. As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, reading is, after all, my first love! Therefore, I have decided to do some mini-review posts to tell…

Mini-Reviews: Sea

Mini-Reviews: Sea When I have the choice between reading another book or reviewing the one I have just read, I usually choose to read another one! As much as I adore shouting about books on my blog, Reading is, after all, my first love! So I have decided to do some mini-review posts to tell…

Library Loot: Society, Magic and Warriors

Library Loot: Society, Magic and Warriors This week has been half-term so I have been to my local library twice and the library in the next town across once…what can I say? I love my libraries! My local librarians commented on how ‘active’ I have been with making reservations…so many great books that I need…