Sally Cronin’s Smorgasbord archive series is featuring my David Attenborough book review today. Why not pop over and give Sally some love? Thanks, Sally!
The Porpoise was published Thursday 9th May. The publisher Vintage, allowed me an ARC via Net-Galley. The only work I’ve read by Mark Haddon was the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, so I wondered how this (adult)
A Maigret Christmas came from the publisher via Net-Galley. I was excited to see, when I registered it on Goodreads, that it said ‘A Maigret Christmas and other stories‘. Indeed I saw the paperback of this title in Waterstones bookstores this
Old Baggage is my book review this week, and I’m still working out how to link in the #30DaysWild aspect. You’ll find out how I did after you’ve read the review! Thank you to Net-Galley and the publisher who provided a
Dreamwood is my book review for today. This fantasy adventure for middle grade readers takes place around the north-west coast of a settler-era America. What’s so #30DaysWild about that? Well, with all the things going on with the trees, I thought
The Yellow Admiral is the eighteenth book of the Aubrey-Maturin series. These are the books on which the film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World was based. The sequel was never made because, despite worldwide popularity, box-office
I’m very pleased to include a book review of City of Gold on Carolyn Arnold’s Blog Tour today, with thanks to Lori at Escape with Dollycas for doing all the work! What you get is a near-perfect mix…heart-pounding escapades and
As part of a new promotion from Mother Daughter Book Reviews I received free ecopies of Prince Iggy and the Kingdom of Naysayer as well as the focus of the promotion, Prince Iggy and the Tower of Decisions, which I’ll
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for A Thousand Perfect Things, hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer. This is a fascinating story, and you’ll find my review below. Don’t forget to scroll down to the
About the Book Title: Dragon Defender (Dragon Defense League, Book #1) Author: J.A. Blackburn Publication Date: October 19, 2013 Publisher: Pip & Grey Number of pages: 242 Recommended age: 10+ Summary (Amazon): For over a thousand years dragons have existed
For some reason I forgot to tell you about this. Then the second review came in, so I thought I’d better catch up. But I expect you saw the nice medal on the side of the page and guessed! I
It’s ready! The Advance Review Copy of The Talent Seekers is now available as a pdf file. The idea is that you read and review it ready for the launch date – or soon after it launches – in a
The Princelings of the East has been reviewed on Mother Daughter Book Reviews and received a wonderful 4.5 stars (5 stars on Amazon, Goodreads and B&N). Princelings is also now appearing in their Pinterest Book Spotlight feature until early June.
Book Review, YA & MG Time Travel Challenge and Classic Children’s Book Challenge This is one of the Puffin Modern Classics series and unusually I got the paperback, which was marginally cheaper than the Kindle edition. It says on the
Review of the first in the Dakotaroo series by Krista Michelle Breen Most of the times I sit down to write a review of a middle-grader book I have to remind myself, yes, but what would a middle-grader think? This