Mini Blogging Break

Mini Blogging Break You may or may not have noticed that I’ve not been around much this week.Life is busy and blogging is something that often has to fit around that busy life. I think that bloggers often worry about taking blogging breaks because it can feel like you’re losing your audience, or you’re letting…

The Funny Thing about Funny Books

Originally posted on Library Girl and Book Boy:
Those of you who follow my blog or engage with me on Twitter will know that I am passionate about children’s books, all children’s books, and the power they have to transform a child’s life.  There are few more powerful things parents can do for their children…

Review: The Dog Who Saved The World by Ross Welford

Originally posted on Book Murmuration:
Review: The Dog Who Saved The World by Ross Welford ? Extract: So that was it. Damage done. I had started the end of the world. Obviously, I didn’t know it at the time. I’ve kept the secret until now: how I handled the tennis ball that was infected with…

January Round-Up

January Round-Up The first month of the New year has swooped past! How has your January been? Are you still keeping up your resolutions or do you need a reset? See my round-up for 2018, 2018 Blogging Stats or 2019 Goals. Books read Total: 35 Picture books: 17 Graphic novels: 0 Middle Grade: 6 Young…

Six for Sunday: Bookish Hates

Six for Sunday: Bookish Hates Welcome back to another week of #SixForSunday (The books in the image above contain characters I dislike, but I actually love all of the books! I hope nobody thinks that they are my bookish hates…) The theme for his week is Bookish Hates. As I love books I found this…

Author Interview: Akemi Dawn Bowman

Read this fantastic interview and then go and read Akemi’s books! I loved Starfish and cannot wait to read Summer Bird Blue and Harley in the Sky! It’s the beginning of 2019 and I’m proud to bring to you my very first author interview! I’ve been so excited to share this with all of you….

Six for Sunday: Bookish Loves

Six for Sunday: Bookish Loves Welcome back to another week of #SixForSunday This week the theme is ‘bookish loves‘ so I’m going to talk about a few things which I adore in books, both in their content and their presentation. Some of these are weirdly specific, but I imagine that we all have our favourite…

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge Why am I attempting to do this reading challenge? I am terrible at completing reading challenges because I am a complete mood reader and therefore struggle to read books as soon as I have told myself that I should read them! However, I am going to make a special…

Netgalley Tag: Book Review secrets revealed!

Netgalley Tag Have you ever used Netgalley? Have you read and reviewed many books through the website? What do you like and dislike about it? How many books do you currently have on your Netgalley shelf? Let me know in the comments! Auto-Approved: Who is one author whose books you automatically want to read, regardless…

Six for Sunday: Bookish Wishes

Six for Sunday: Bookish Wishes We’re nearly two weeks into 2019 already and I still can’t quite get my head around it…how has 2019 been treating you so far? I have though a little about my goals for this year in my 2019 Goals and New Year’s Bookish Resolutions but this week the theme for…

5 ways blogging makes you better

I’m really loving my ‘listicle’-type posts recently! This is the first time I’ve tried out such a ‘click-baity’ title though… Anyway, on with the post… It used to be that blogging was a slightly geeky hobby, but it is now becoming more mainstream and a great opportunity to develop or showcase your skills. Here are…