Bookshelf

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

First Lines Friday: 3rd 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, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner…

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Book Review: Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

Book Review: Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

I recently read Wed Wabbit with my book club, and I have to say that it made me question why I don’t pick … View Post
Book Review: Poppy Field by Michael Morpurgo

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 … View Post
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