Bookshelf

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
– Stephen King

Book Review: Poppy Field by Michael Morpurgo

Poppy Field is an illustrated work of fiction by the famous Michael Morpurgo celebrating the significance of the poppy for a French family across four generations.  It is a moving story of love and loss, and how the poppy became such an important part of the lives of this small…

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One Book a Mile

One Book a Mile

If my life were a video game, I would be over encumbered by now.  My character would be moving slowly enough that monsters could … View Post
First Lines Friday: 11th January

First Lines Friday: 11th January

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, … View Post
A Reading Round-Up

A Reading Round-Up

Remember when I set myself a goal to read 100 books in 2018?  Ha ha ha!  Though I didn’t quite manage 100 books, I still read … View Post
Book Review: Women in Battle

Book Review: Women in Battle

Despite it being labelled as a book for children, Women in Battle caught my eye not only because of its stunning illustrated cover, but … View Post
Clearing the TBR and Starting Afresh

Clearing the TBR and Starting Afresh

My to-be-read pile is gone.  The slate is wiped clean, and if I’m honest, it is about time. Working full time is a … View Post
First Lines Friday: 17th August

First Lines Friday: 17th August

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, … View Post