It's that time again, April has come and gone! This year is flying by! We're in the final term... (as a teacher, I count my life in terms ha! This means I have only 1 term until I start training... this makes me wanna vomit. We will get to that in a future blog post!) … Continue reading April Books
I was tagged by Louise at Book Murmuration. The rules are: You must be honest You can’t not answer a question You have to tag at least four people Here we go! Which book has been on your shelf longest? Hmmm... there's a few that have been there since UKYACX? I haven't got round to reading … Continue reading I dare you tag…
Unconventional: funny, nerdy and witty. "Lexi Angelo has grown up helping her dad with his events business. She likes to stay behind the scenes, planning and organizing...until author Aidan Green - messy haired and annoyingly arrogant - arrives unannounced at the first event of the year. Then Lexi's life is thrown into disarray. In a … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Maggie Harcourt
Orangeboy: tense, tough and powerful. I have had Orangeboy on my watchlist (books that I want that I've not read) since UKYACX last year. I didn't get round to buying it last year, but it was always in the back of my mind to read it and when Rachel announced that there was going to … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Patrice Lawrence
Hi, this post is going to be a little different from things I normally post. It's not going to be a book review, or about school particularly, more about me. Something a bit more personal. If this isn't something you're into then please feel free to stop reading now, but if you want to keep … Continue reading What makes me happy?
This Easter weekend was my 2nd (maybe 3rd?) time of joining in a SundayYAthon and I loved it! For those of you who don't know, #SundayYA is a chat that happens every Sunday between 6 and 7pm and I love it. We've had all sorts of chats over the past few weeks and it's ran … Continue reading SundayYAthon at Easter!
Grandad's Secret Giant: heartwarming, beautiful and poignant. "He has hands the size of tables," Grandad said, "legs as long as drainpipes and feet as big as rowing boats. Do you know who I mean?" "Yes," sighed Billy. "The Secret Giant. But he's not real!" Billy doesn't believe his Grandad when he tells him there's a … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: David Litchfield
It's time for another guest post! This time it comes from my wonderful friend Kim over at BookBairn (who has quickly become one of my favourite book bloggers...BookBairn is gorgeous!) and she's tackling picture books! You all know how I feel about picture books so I was so excited when Kim said she would like … Continue reading Picture Books for Grown Ups
The Inventing Tubes: funny, cute, brilliant for kids! "Marc Macaroni uses the Inventing Tubed to invent the fantastic Pastaball. Sarah Spaghetti, who is always impatient, tries to invent her own Pastaball without reading the instructions properly! The Pasta Petz arrive in the Pastamobile to save the day - but they are all so busy that … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: BRYONY SUPPER
Winterkill: seductive, nervy and enthralling. Friday saw the start of the #SundayYAthon... where we have to read as many books as we can in a weekend! I was travelling to London to meet a pocket friend of mine (see: amazing online friend) and was reading Orangeboy on the way down (as book 1 of #SundayYAthon) … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: KATE A BOORMAN