The Merciless Lion and the Cunning Hare Review and Giveaway

This week we have been reading all about The Merciless Lion and the Cunning Hare by Corrine Riviere. A great bedtime story for slightly older kids than baby girl. I think at this age (16 months) she just loves the sound of my voice, and won’t understand what this story is about. Nonetheless we love to have a look through the…

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Blog Tour: Come Sundown by Nora Roberts

I’m excited to be on another blog tour this week, yesterday was The Silence by Katharine Johnson, today is Come Sundown by one of my old favourite authors Nora Roberts. Nora Roberts is a huge bestselling author of more than 200 novels and her latest one Come Sundown is another cracker! Published last week in hardback and available from Amazon in…

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Blog Tour: The Silence by Katharine Johnson

Today I’m on the blog tour for Katharine Johnson’s fantastic thriller The Silence. I have something a little different today instead of a review. It’s a little guest post from Katharine herself about her favourite things.

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The Dream Pony Review and Giveaway 

This week I have been reading The Dream Pony by Sharon Picciolo to baby girl. I used to love reading horse and pony stories when I was younger, one of my favourite magazines as a kid was all about ponies. It’s funny as I grew out of it after a few years and now I don’t have anything to do…

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One to Watch by Rachel Amphlett – Extract

I’m very pleased to help kick off the One To Watch blog tour today by the lovely Rachel Amphlett, not only does she have a great name (Rachel!) but she is the amazing author behind the Detective Kay Hunter series. Read on for a fantastic extract from the new Kay Hunter novel. Book Description Sophie Whittaker shared a terrifying secret.…

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Beautifully Different Review and Giveaway

I love to read books to baby girl, we have our reading time in the afternoons as I find before bedtime is a bit distracting for her. This week we have been reading Beautifully Different by Dana Salim. Beautifully Different is book 2 in Yousuf’s Everyday Adventures series. Book 1 is called Dreamland with Mommy and takes readers on a…

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Jorie and the Magic Stones Review and Giveaway

I haven’t read a good dragon story for ages so when I was offered the chance to give Jorie and the Magic Stones by A.H Richardson a go I thought great I’d give it a go! It’s a children’s adventure book, but you all know I love to read kids books as well, about a girl called Jorie who goes…

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Little Mouse Helps Out Review and Giveaway

Today we are very excited to be on the blog tour for Little Mouse Helps Out by Finnish author Riikka Jäntti. You also have the chance to win a copy at the bottom of this post. Read on to hear about Little Mouse’s adventures and what we thought.

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Seas of Snow by Kerensa Jennings – Book Review

I always make time for some reading in my hectic life, even if it’s just half and hour here and there. As we are about to pack up and move house this is one of my last book reviews for a while. I do have a couple more children’s book reviews in the pipe line coming up in the next…

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Anyone Can Go Down The Road To Reading

Many people will tell you that they haven’t picked up a book since school. Picture Credit The curriculum requires kids to read heavy classics, and usually Shakespeare, too. For obvious reasons, these aren’t to everyone’s tastes. These one-off experiences can be enough to put you off for life. But, you shouldn’t let them.  Coming to reading later in life can…

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The Great Farty Slob Beast Book Review

The lovely Boolino books have sent us this fantastic little book to review. The great Farty Slob Beast is great fun and a book I’m sure all children will love. Written by Charlie Farley (love the name!!) and illustrated by Joe Barleymow.

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i-Spy Book Review and Giveaway

Now the weather is brightening up we love to spend much more time outside, especially down at the park and roaming around my dad’s fields. So the perfect accompaniment is of course the i-Spy books. As a child I loved mine and I want baby girl to enjoy them as much as i did. Last Summer we had a look…

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Book Review & Giveaway – The Dog Walker by Lesley Thomson

You know when you put down a book after you have finished it and just cannot get it out of your head? Well The Dog Walker by Lesley Thomson is that book. I’m pleased to be on the blog tour today for this chilling book. Plus you have the chance to win your very own copy further down the post.…

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