I remember watching that speech six years ago and crying my eyes out. I’ve just watched it again to make sure I quoted it correctly and I’m sitting here crying again.
I’ve recently found myself stuck in a reading slump. Every book I have picked up I have almost immediately put down, I have started many and finished none and I wondered whether I had finally lost what has been the love of my life for 23(ish) years.
Continue reading “‘Hogwarts Will Always Be There to Welcome You Home’”
I have a whole bookcase full of books that I have not yet read. There might be 100, I’m not certain, I’ve never been brave enough to count.
Continue reading “Too Many Books?”
Following the announcement that Max Porter has scooped the Young Writer of the Year award I’ve decided it’s high time I review Grief is the Thing With Feathers which I read a fair while ago.
It is a remarkable piece of writing.
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Tom Fletcher of Pooping Dinosaur McFly fame has written a children’s novel and it’s brilliant.
William Trundle is a boy who loves dinosaurs and his dad is a man who loves Christmas. There is a lot at stake to make their wishes come true this year; can Santa pull it off?
A young boy’s Christmas wish, crumpets, Father Christmas and a giant dinosaur. What more could you want from a Christmas story? Excellent illustrations, I hear you cry; thanks to Shane Devries it has those too. My goodness, they are beautiful.
Continue reading “Review: The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher”
John Michael Adams committed a horrifying crime at his school in 1966 and now in 1974 he and his father are trying to rebuild their lives after having to go off the radar.
Continue reading “Review: The Hidden Legacy by G. J. Minett”
Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by A Daily Rhythm
All you have to do is grab your current book, turn to a random page and share a two sentence teaser!
Continue reading “Teaser Tuesday – 17th November”
Musing Mondays is a weekly meme hosted by A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can join in, all you have to do is pick one of the prompts on their page to talk about and answer the weekly question.
Continue reading “Musing Mondays – 16th November”