Mini-Reviews: Girls having Adventures

Mini-reviews: Girls having Adventures 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…

5 Recommended Read Aloud Chapter Books for Year 3

5 Recommended Read Aloud Chapter Books for Year 3 (Age 7-8)   I love reading aloud to my class and always make reading a priority. Alongside a healthy, varied diet of picture books and poetry every day, we also have several chapter books which we read over a few weeks in the classroom, as well…

July Round-Up

July Round-Up July has whooshed past and I cannot quite believe that it is already August! I only finished school yesterday! (The children finished last Wednesday on the 24th, but I’ve been in sorting out my classroom for next year). July has been a quiet month for me on the blog due to lots of…

Cover Reveal: Harley in the Sky

Cover Reveal: 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): The first novel follows a multiracial teenage girl who dreams of quitting school to become a trapeze artist in her parents’ Las Vegas circus, against their wishes,…

Six for Sunday: 2019 Books I Want to Read

Six for Sunday: 2019 Books I Want to Read Nocturna by Maya Montayne Set in a Latinx-inspired world, a face-changing thief and a risk-taking prince must team up to defeat a powerful evil they accidentally unleashed. To Finn Voy, magic is two things: a knife to hold under the chin of anyone who crosses her…and…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Wicked King

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) Written by Holly Black 336 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 8th January 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring. The first lesson is to make yourself strong. After the jaw-dropping revelation that…

December Round-Up

December Round-Up So, here we are at the end of the year and it simultaneously feels as if it has flown by and taken forever! A lot has happened in the past month alone, with a mad rush at the end of term ( as always!), a nightmare journey through an airport where planes were…

Waiting on Wednesday: Romanov

Waiting on Wednesday: Romanov Romanov Written by Nadine Brandes 352 pages Published by Thomas Nelson/ Harper Collins Publication date: 7th May 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): From the author of Fawkes comes a magical take on the story of Anastasia Romanov. The history books say I died. They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia “Nastya”…

An Evening with Catherine Doyle

An Evening with Catherine Doyle I was lucky enough to attend the book launch for Catherine Doyle’s new book, The Storm Keeper’s Island at Waterstones Piccadilly on Tuesday 3rd July. It was a brilliant evening, but July has been a crazy month so it has taken me this long to write it up! The Storm…

Book Review: Lancelot (+Giveaway!)

Lancelot Written by Giles Kristian 512 pages Published by Bantam Press Publication date: 14th June 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Set in a 5th century post-Roman Britain besieged by invading war bands of Saxons and Franks, Irish and Picts, Giles Kristian’s epic new novel tells – through the warrior’s own words – the story of Lancelot,…

Waiting on Wednesday: Nyxia Unleashed

Nyxia Unleashed (Nyxia Triad Book 2) Written by Scott Reintgen 400 pages Published by Michael Joseph (Penguin UK) Publication date: 17th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Getting to Eden brought Emmett and his crewmates one step closer to their promised fortune. But surviving Eden may be the biggest reward of all. Discover book two in…