Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale

After reading several very average books lately (which obviously didn't get featured in my Recommend Reading section), I had wondered if my reading mojo had disappeared. Thankfully Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale on Avon Books brought it right back. The review below is featured as part of Blogtober where Bloggers from all over … Continue reading Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale

Advertisements

Dear Mr Pop Star by Derek & Dave Philpott

For more than a decade, Derek Philpott and his son, Dave, have been writing to pop stars from the 1960s to the 90s to take issue with the lyrics of some of their best-known songs. But then, to their great surprise, the pop stars started writing back... Dear Mr Pop Star contains 100 of Derek and … Continue reading Dear Mr Pop Star by Derek & Dave Philpott

Dinner Party by Tracy Bloom

I’ve read several books by Tracy Bloom before so I was excited to be invited to review her new release Dinner Party.  Thanks to Kim Nash of Bookouture for the invite. This is a fast-moving story is centered around 3 couples who meet up for monthly dinner parties, each taking turns to host. The three … Continue reading Dinner Party by Tracy Bloom

The Beedog by Addie Broussard

The story is told by 6-year-old Cora, who visits the beach with her mum and her friend Manny where they discover a Beedog as part of their adventure. They go on to research more information when they get home and have fun sharing their finds. From an educator’s point of view there are lots of … Continue reading The Beedog by Addie Broussard

Children’s Books by Curly Tale Books Ltd #BookReview

Today I’m featuring 3 books from Curly Tale Books Ltd which is an independent children’s book publisher that was set up in 2013 by author Jayne Baldwin and author/illustrator Shalla Gray.  They also run their own bookshop in Galloway, South West Scotland, not far from Wigtown, that sells new and pre-loved children's books . They have an … Continue reading Children’s Books by Curly Tale Books Ltd #BookReview

The Happiness List by Annie Lyons #BookReview

This book is about 3 women from different generations who are all dealing with grief, betrayal, dissatisfaction or feelings of being taken for granted. The story is written with compassion and humour as you discover the backgrounds of the characters who all have an element of unhappiness in their life. The three sign up for … Continue reading The Happiness List by Annie Lyons #BookReview

I’m featured on 5 Questions for 5 Readers

I'm very proud to be included in  Author Patricia Leslie's weekly blog feature  where she asks 5 readers 5 questions over 5 weeks. Please do check it out and bookmark it for the coming weeks. You can read my answers at Patricia Leslie's webpage  where you will find lots more  book and writing related posts. … Continue reading I’m featured on 5 Questions for 5 Readers