The Boy Who Breathed Underwater

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I’m thrilled to be bringing you a review of another children’s book today – The Boy Who Breathed Underwater. About the book When lying in his bed, a boy is visited by a genie. He is given a week to try out different superhero powers. What adventures will he have, and which power will he choose to keep? What did … Read More

Never Fall For Your Fiancée – A Review

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I am absolutely delighted to be bringing you a review of Never Fall For Your Fiancée on its publication day! Thank you to Virginia Heath for gifting me an e-copy of the book in exchange for my honest opinion. About The Book The trouble with lies is they have a tendency to catch a man out. The last thing Hugh … Read More

Paramedic Chris – A Review

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I’m delighted to be bringing you not one, but three children’s books in review today! All based on central character Chris, the books focus on the varied work of our wonderful ambulance crews. About the books Paramedic Chris; Paramedic Chris A Helping Hand; and Paramedic Chris A Sorry Bully, are aimed at children aged four to ten years old. They … Read More

Animalympics – A Review

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I am delighted to bring you a brand new children’s book today, and one that I think parents and carers will enjoy too! Presenting: Animalympics. About the book Woodpecker Will presents the Animalympics! Whilst the humans stay indoors, the animal kingdom takes over to hold the sporting event of the century! Join the golfing ostriches, trampolining moles and weight-lifting gorillas … Read More

The Girl In The Tunnel

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A Publication Day Review! About the book: London. A January night. Commuters surge into the Underground. Ellen Randall recognises a man standing close to the platform edge: Matt Leyton, her sister Rosanna’s married lover. The man who’s playing a game as old as time. A red-hot flash of uncontrollable anger propels Ellen to his side. The train approaches. Seconds later, Matt has … Read More

Dog Park…It’s Not All Fun and Games!

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It’s rare that I bring books to my blog that I haven’t personally reviewed, but this one sounded so cute I couldn’t resist sharing it with you! I may not have read it with my boys yet, but it is definitely going on our family reading list. About the book: Dog Park, by Kathryn Kazoleas Publication Date: May 30th, 2021 … Read More

Spikey – a review

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About the book Hedgehogs are ‘Britain’s favourite wild mammal’ and while they certainly are cute, most children and their parents actually know very little about them. Spikey, by Tereza Anteneová, is a new children’s story book for children aged 2-8. It aims to help children learn how hedgehogs live, what they eat and why they are at risk. It is … Read More

Forgive Me – A Review

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About the book: “A secret video tape. A painful truth. A quest for revenge. Investigative journalist, Susan ‘Stripe’ McLachlan, is constantly hounded by eager documentarians for interview requests about the Night Scrawler murders. One of the victims of the mysterious serial killer was a member of her own family, her father. At the peak of her career, her services are … Read More

Everyday Magic: A Review

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I have the absolute pleasure of bringing you a new book review today – not just new to my blog, but it’s publication day so it’s hot off the press too! Set on the edge of Edinburgh, with references to North Berwick and Orkney, through Everyday Magic Charlie Laidlaw brings the Scottish landscape alive. The story centres on Carole and … Read More

To The Fair Land – An Interview With Lucienne Boyce

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Hello fellow book enthusiasts! Today I am delighted and honoured to be bringing you an exclusive interview with the wonderful author Lucienne Boyce. Among other work Lucienne Boyce wrote and published her first novel To The Fair Land in 2012, and it has been reissued this year. Hello Lucienne! Thank you for agreeing to an interview with me, and welcome … Read More