Book Review: House Without Walls

Book Review: House Without Walls House Without Walls Written by Ching Yeung Russell 128 pages Published by Yellow Jacket (Little Bee Books) Publication date: 4th June 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): For most people, home is a place with four walls. It’s a place to eat, sleep, rest, and live. For a refugee, the concept of…

Library Loot: Witches and War

Library Loot: Witches and War What did I get from the library this week? As always, I have added quite a few titles to the tottering TBR (to-be-read) pile! 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…

Six for Sunday: Books I want to reread

Six for Sunday: Books I want to reread The Storm Keeper’s Island by Catherine Doyle When Fionn Boyle sets foot on Arranmore Island, it begins to stir beneath his feet … Once in a generation, Arranmore Island chooses a new Storm Keeper to wield its power and keep its magic safe from enemies. The time…

Book Rainbow: Yellow Books Part 3

Back with more books from the bookshelf – continuing with the next 4 yellow books on my shelves. (See Red, Orange and Yellow Part 1 and 2) Love that Dog by Sharon Creech “I guess it does look like a poem when you see it typed up like that.” Jack hates poetry. Only girls write…

Book Rainbow: Yellow Books Part 1

Originally, I had actually thought that this would be the most difficult colour for me to gather, but I had a surprising number of yellow books tucked onto various shelves and piles around our flat. See the Red book pile here. See the Orange book pile here. Let’s continue with the book rainbow! I did…

Book Review: I Wore My Blackest Hair

I Wore My Blackest Hair Written by Carlina Duan 92 pages Published by: Little A Publication date: 14th November 2017 Age range: 14 + Summary (from Goodreads): Celebrating Chinese American girlhood in all its confusion, love, and loss. In I Wore My Blackest Hair, Fulbright grant and Edna Meudt Memorial Award recipient Carlina Duan delivers…