Good morning friends! How are you all on this here Monday? Have you had a restful weekend? Did you get up to anything exciting? A while ago (and I mean QUITE A WHILE AGO) I posted a blog post all about my book shelves, and since then I've had a little reshuffle so I thought … Continue reading Me, my shelves and I
Hello! Today is an exciting day. Today I am announcing something very wonderful. This month, Jess (@ReadByJess) is hosting a month-long celebration of libraries called 'Library Loves' and she has invited me to be a co-host. How bloody wonderful is that?! Why do we need Library Loves? The whole aimis to encourage people to support their library … Continue reading Library Loves: An announcement!
This year sees the release of one of my most hotly anticipated books, another brilliant anthology from the wonderful publishers Stripes. This year it's an anthology to celebrate all things pride... and I'm not going to lie, reading it made me VERY proud. Today, I have the absolute honour of hosting one of the authors … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Proud
Well hello! Happy Wednesday. How are we all? Today is a very exciting day. Today is the day before the official release of 'Song of Sorrow' by one of my absolute faves - Melinda Salisbury. I have, of course, read the book already (thank you Scholastic, you guys are my faves) and needed to share … Continue reading Song of Sorrow mood board
Hello lovely friends! Today I have the ABSOLUTE JOY of hosting a Q&A with author Michelle Harrison - who has written the absolutely incredible A Pinch of Magic. Now, I read this book back in 2018 and guys... it's PROPERLY stuck with me. I just adored it. It's one of those that I hope I … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: A Pinch of Magic
As you saw the other day, I was very very lucky to be able to share the exclusive cover of Aisha Bushby's new book A Pocketful of Stars (if you missed the announcement, check it out here!) It got me thinking about using blurbs in the classroom and how much we really learn about a … Continue reading Using blurbs in the classroom
Hello! Today I have the absolute joy being on the blog tour for Vote for Effie - the first in a new hilarious series by Laura Wood (author of 2018 YA sensation A Sky Painted Gold) for 9-12 year olds. Inspired by 2017’s Women’s March, VOTE FOR EFFIE is extremely timely and the perfect antidote to the current … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Vote for Effie
Hey everyone! Today I have the abolsute joy of kicking off the CHCC YA Bookish Joy Blog Fest: a blog tour which will see some of my favourite bloggers celebrating everything they love about books. When I was initially asked to be on this blog tour, it was pitched to me as "write a letter … Continue reading CHCC YA Bookish Joy Blog Fest!
Hello there! It's Friday again... it's FINALLY ALMOST THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS. There'll be a "first term wrap up" post coming... but today just a bit of fun. I'm taking on the Christmas Cracker Tag, which I first saw on my friend Cora's blog. Check out her post here. Lets get on! Pick A Book With … Continue reading Christmas Cracker Tag
Happy Wednesday! Today I'm here as part of the blog tour for the brilliant Rosie Loves Jack by Mel Darbon. "They can't send you away. What will we do? We need us. I stop your angry, Jack. And you make me strong. You make me Rosie." Rosie loves Jack. Jack loves Rosie. So when they're … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Rosie Loves Jack