Title- A Monster Like me Author- Wendy Swore Publisher- Shadow Mountain Publication Date_ March 5 2019 Synopsis: Sophie is convinced she is a monster. Why else would she have such a huge mark covering half her face? The Doctor’s may call it a blood tumour, but she knows what it is. And thanks to her […]
Why I’m in a queue to book tickets. My life flashing by my eyes.
Romance Regency style as a financially strapped big sister tries to ensure her sister’s future happiness by vetting her suitors. Only this Duke has other plans.
Book Review: Non- Fiction Crafting books So I have this habit of forgetting to review non-fiction books that I have read. I realise that it’s a bad habit as there are so many fantastic non-fiction books out there. My tastes tend towards biographies of morticians or other “unsavoury” occupations, or crafting books. Cards and corpses.Decoupage […]
Book Review for Twisted by Steve Cavanagh Publisher: Orion This will be my second foray into Steve Cavanagh books and although they were completely different plot and characters they were equally as captivating. Twisted takes place in Port Lonely (which is a wonderful name for a town) where Maria discovers that her enigmatic husband is […]
Book Review for Of Blood and Bone Publisher- Piatkus This is the second instalment to the Chronicles of the One. The first book, Year One, came out last January and was the first book I read last year. I am a huge fan of both dystopian apocalyptic novels and also of Nora Roberts so when […]
The description was so gentle and lyrical that I felt I was being pulled down into the pages.
Book Review- Light Between Worlds. Author- Laura Weymouth Publisher- HarperTeen I requested this book from Netgalley mainly because I thought the cover was pretty. I dimly recall seeing it at YALC and thinking that it was one I’d have to look out for but couldn’t remember much about it other than that. A LITTLE TRIGGER […]
Today I recommended new teenage books to an avid reader who wrote them all down faithfully and promised to read them. I ordered books on grief for a 4 year old, I referred a couple learning Punjabi to our dual languages section and gave advice on new authors to a 70 year old man with […]
Being a Librarian means that I spend an inordinate amount of time reading children’s books. This isn’t just when doing story-time or preparing for some reading lesson but whenever I get a few minutes I seem to spend them tidying and sorting out the Kids area and, inevitably, I find myself half an hour later […]