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The Christmasaurus

The Christmasaurus – Review

This is a story about William Trundle, Santa Claus and the Christmasaurus. William’s mum had died a long time ago,

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Secrets of a Sun King

Secrets Of A Sun King – Review

In Emma Carrol’s latest historical adventure for Middle Grade we find Lilian and her friends in a race against time

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Urban Arboreal

Urban Arboreal – Review

I absolutely love books about nature, especially about trees, and when the opportunity arose that I could get a review

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Invisible Cities

Invisible Cities – Review

Another book in my classics reading exercise, amazingly enough a lot of the books I’ve read whilst doing this are

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The Wind That Lays Waste

July 2019 Roundup

Only three books finished this month, started about thirty, but just don’t have the energy/inclination to read right now even

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The Deathless Girls

Books for September 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already

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New Suns

New Suns – Review

This is one of the first books I requested from NetGalley and I’ve been so remiss in getting reviews done

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The Gift of Dark Hollow

The Gift Of Dark Hollow – Review

This is a wonderful follow-up to the first of the series, The Legend of Podkin One-Ear which was one of

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Elizabeth & Zenobia

Elizabeth & Zenobia – Review

It’s actually been a while since I read this book and it still stands strong in my mind. A wonderful

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Ullapool Bookshop, Ullapool

The next shop in the monthly Browse a Bookshop feature is Ullapool Bookshop in Ullapool, all the way up in

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The Paninis of Pompeii

The Paninis of Pompeii – Review

My nephew and I are such great fans of Mr Gum and Andy Stanton and when he found out there

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March Hamilton – Publisher Profile

A regular feature where we give an independent publisher the chance to talk about themselves and their projects. When did

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Palatable

Some A3 Press Titles

Received a lovely little package from A3 Press a while back now full of chapbooks, lovely little essays and all

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The Owl Service

The Owl Service – Review

A children’s classic that has passed me by, along with so many others. It was reading Bookworm by Lucy Mangan

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