The Grandma Z Blog Tour

Today It’s my turn for the blog Tour of Grandma Z by Daniel Gray-Barnett. A wonderful debut children’s book that will appeal to everyone. Book Description On an ordinary day, in an even more ordinary town, it was Albert’s birthday. When Grandma Z roars into town on her motorcycle, Albert is swept up in a very extraordinary adventure. Life may…

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Blog Tour: The Distance Between Us

Today it’s my turn to be on the blog tour for The Distance Between Us by Georgie Capron. Before you read my review here is a little about this fantastic read. Book Description Tasha knows that she should count her blessings: married for eleven years, mother to three healthy children, she should be content with her lot. However, feelings of…

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Blog Tour: Giveaway – Shadows in Heaven by Nadine Dorries

Today for #BookReviewMondays I’m on the blog tour for Shadows in Heaven by Nadine Dorries. I have read a few books by Nadine Dorries from the Lovely Lane series so was eager to read her new book. You have the chance to win a copy for yourself at the bottom of this page. Book Description In post-war Tarabeg, two women are…

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Max, Mouse and the Doll’s House Review and Giveaway

Check out our book this week for #BookReviewMondays Our latest book we have been reading is called Max, Mouse and the Doll’s House by Christine Johnson. Now I’m reading to two of them. Baby dottie is more alert now as she’s growing at nearly 9 weeks old, and baby girl is taking lots of interest in books now. I often…

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Competition – I Wish I Didn’t Quit: Music Lessons

Today I’m offering one of you the chance to win a copy of I Wish I Didn’t Quit: Music Lessons by Nathan Holder. The book centres around the fact that many young people start playing an instrument, become bored, quit and later regret that decision. Parents have a large part to play when it comes to the environment their children are in and…

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Blog Tour – Days Of Wonder by Keith Stuart

Today it’s my turn to be on the Days of Wonder blog tour by Keith Stuart. You may remember one of my favourite books from last year was A Boy Made Of Blocks by the same author. Well Keith Stuart is back this year with another gem – Days of Wonder.

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Blog Tour – The Guernsey Novels: Finding Mother

Today I’m on the blog tour for one of the Guernsey Novels: Finding Mother by Anne Allen. I have really enjoyed getting into this book. A different genre from my normal crime thrillers. Finding Mother is book #2 in The Guernsey Novels which are all standalone books. All of them have a link to the German Occupation during World War 2.…

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Animal Alphabet Fun Book Review and Giveaway

Everyday we go through the numbers with baby girl. She can now count up to 10 no problem at 2 years and 3 months, but the alphabet no so much. So this is our next project to learn all about letters and phonics. I’m always on the lookout for different books to entertain baby girl and we came across this…

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Go To Sleep! and Sarah’s Shadow Blog Tour

Today it’s my turn to be on the blog tour for these two great books, Go To Sleep! and Sarah’s Shadow. Go To Sleep! Book Description Tansy the sheep can’t go to sleep. She’s forgotten how to do it! But when she follows the barn owl’s advice and starts counting sheep, she realises that something is wrong … The award-winning…

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Blog Tour – Deep Fear by Rachel Lynch

Today I’m on the blog tour for Deep Fear by Rachel Lynch. A perfect crime thriller to get stuck into this Summer. On this tour I’m happy to share with you an extract from the book, to give you a little taster. Book Description DI Kelly Porter is back. But will this new case push her beyond her limits? On…

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Blog Tour – If He Wakes by Zoe Lea

Today it’s my turn to be on the blog tour for If He Wakes by Zoe Lea. I’m sharing with you an extract from If He Wakes a fantastic thriller that you won’t be able to put down. Book Description You can always trust your best friend… can’t you? When Rachel discovers a Twitter message arranging a romantic liaison she…

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Our Four Favourite Books on Sharing (for Siblings Who Don’t Share)

*This is a guest post from Petra over at A Mum Reviews on their four favourite books on sharing. Back in autumn last year, my two daughters suddenly reached a stage where sharing became difficult. My eldest was nearly four years old at the time and my youngest one and a half years. They started bickering over most things and…

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Top Books for Encouraging Discussion

*This is a guest post from Gemma over at Mummy’s Waisted on her top books for encouraging discussion in preschoolers.  We get through a lot of books in our house, with a five year old boy and two year old girl. There are some which have remained favourites for a long time though, through my son as a pre-schooler and…

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