The Butlins Girls Review

The Butlins Girls is not my normal type of reading, well I have slightly moved away from the crime/thriller genre at the moment as my last book was Come Sundown by Nora Roberts! I suppose I like the name The Butlins Girls because of Butlins, the family holiday park, so wanted to see if the book is anything like the…

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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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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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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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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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The Happy Book Club Review & Giveaway

We were very excited when this mystery package arrived though our door last week from The Happy Book Club. They are a book subscription service with a ‘twist’ for pre-schoolers and young children. But before we delve inside our package here is a little about The Happy Book Club. The Happy Book Club supplies books through your door every month…

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Book Review: Beauty and the Beast – Book of the Film

Tale as old as time….. Beauty and the Beast. I can still hear that song in my head from the original film back when I was small, I must have seen it over and over 100’s of times. So when I was asked to review the Beauty and the Beast: Book of the Film I couldn’t say no at all.…

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Book Review: TJ and His Wheelable Chair

You know me and how much I love books, right? Well when I was offered to review a kids book with a little difference and a story to be told, I couldn’t say no. TJ and his Wheelable Chair by Amanda Kehoe is a wonderful picture book explaining to children that disabilities are not a barrier to living a happy…

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Book Review & Tour: City of Drowned Souls by Chris Lloyd

Don’t you just love a great detective story? Today I’m very pleased to be on the last day of the blog tour for City of Drowned Souls by Chris Lloyd. City of Drowned Souls is book #3 in the crime thriller Elisenda Domenech Series. The series revolves around Elisenda, a detective who has had a lot of recent troubles and heartache,…

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Book Review: Woodland Hedgehugs Activity Book

Baby girl has taken a great interest in books lately. I know some of the ones we read and review are a little too old for her, but she loves to turn the pages herself and look at the pictures. Our latest read and review is the Woodland Hedgehugs Activity Book which was kindly sent to us from Maverick arts publishing…

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Book Review & Tour: Playlist for a Paper Angel

I loved reading Random Acts of Unkindness by Jacqueline Ward so I was pleased as punch to be offered a copy of the sequel Playlist for a Paper Angel to read and review. Oh and to be a part of the blog tour! Book Description One child found, one child missing – what’s the connection? DS Jan Pearce is still searching…

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