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The Currently Reading Book Tag

Hello again. I’ve been gone for a good couple of weeks again. I’m sorry–I really am trying to be a more consistent blogger. Unfortunately, I’ve been really ill. Like went-to-hospital-twice ill. Yup. It sucked. I’m currently on a week of bedrest, and trying not to work (I’m a bit of a workaholic), so instead I’m having fun… Continue reading The Currently Reading Book Tag

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Review: The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood-Hargrave

Mila and her sisters live with their brother Oskar in a small forest cabin in the snow. One night, a fur-clad stranger arrives seeking shelter for himself and his men. But by the next morning, they’ve gone – taking Oskar with them. Fearful for his safety, Mila and her sisters set out to bring Oskar… Continue reading Review: The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood-Hargrave

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Autumn Reads | Five Books I’m Reaching For This Fall

Ah Autumn. Everyone’s fav season is back again, bringing chilly mornings and crunchy leaves underfoot. I’m counting down the days till I can LEGITIMATELY decorate for Halloween, and you just know I’m going to be watching HOCUS POCUS & THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS ON REPEAT.   1 // HARRY POTTER The fact that the Hogwarts… Continue reading Autumn Reads | Five Books I’m Reaching For This Fall

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Review: Tilly and the Book Wanderers (Pages&Co #1) by Anna James

  A magical adventure to delight the imagination. A curl-up-on-the-sofa debut from a uniquely talented author. Eleven year-old Tilly has lived above her grandparents’ bookshop ever since her mother disappeared shortly after she was born. Like the rest of her family, Tilly loves nothing more than to escape into the pages of her favourite stories.… Continue reading Review: Tilly and the Book Wanderers (Pages&Co #1) by Anna James

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Review: Peril in Paris by Katherine Woodfine

ALL ABOARD THE TRAIN TO PARIS! It’s 1911, and the young detectives of TAYLOR & ROSE are turning their talents to ESPIONAGE. On a case for the mysterious SECRET SERVICE BUREAU, the daring MISS SOPHIE TAYLOR and MISS LILIAN ROSE must leave London for the boulevards and grand hotels of Paris. But DANGER lurks beneath… Continue reading Review: Peril in Paris by Katherine Woodfine

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History + mystery + middle grade = my perfect book

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of history. My PhD research is deeply connected with the suffrage campaign and the late 19th/early 20th century. I think I’m probably happiest in the archives. I also think that this love for history was forged in the fictional books I read vociferously as a child. For that… Continue reading History + mystery + middle grade = my perfect book