The One-Hundred Years of Lenni & Margot

Dear Reader, Every so often a books fame outshines the book itself - or at least, in my experience. I think it's sometimes due to feeling the hype of other readers, only to find that on reading the 'highly recommended' book yourself, a sense of disappointment when you discover it's not a book for you … Continue reading The One-Hundred Years of Lenni & Margot

Feminist Friday: Great Goddesses

Hello and welcome to my eighth Feminist Friday! For those of you who are new, each month I select a book to read that fits my own feminist criteria, which I then share with you on the second Friday of the month. For me, the books I choose must embody female strength of character and … Continue reading Feminist Friday: Great Goddesses

Pages & Co – Tilly and The Book Wanderers

This week I finished reading Tilly and The Book Wanderers, the first instalment of Pages & Co, by Anna James. A wonderfully refreshing and exciting 9-12 fictional adventure - although, that being said, reading it made me question what's fictional after all... Tilly and The Book Wanderers by Anna James Tilly lives in her grandparents … Continue reading Pages & Co – Tilly and The Book Wanderers

Queenie

So, something a bit different today... introducing: Queenie - insecure, vulnerable, feisty and loving. A whirlwind of emotion rushes out at you from every page. 'Queenie' and the author, Candice Carty-Williams Everybody has been talking about her and I mean literally, everybody. She came to my attention at work as she was selected to be … Continue reading Queenie