For the first time since lockdown begun, in May I started reading a lot of fiction again. Up until then I found it really difficult to get into stories, mainly because they felt so dislocated from our ‘new normal’. But in May, I began using reading as a escape again (a throwback to the good… Continue reading June TBR
Hello everyone! I’m sure by now you’ve heard of COVID-19 and are more likely than not changing your everyday life to try and stem the tide of the virus and keep as many people healthy as is possible. I for one am currently in isolation. My fiancé came down with symptoms of corona and as… Continue reading Quarantine Reads #1: Historical Non-Fic, Middle Grade Mystery AND THE CUTEST FICTIONAL DOG!
Hello and welcome to a gushy review. Today, I am going to be IMPLORING you to read M. G. Leonard’s fabulous ‘The Battle of the Beetles’ trilogy. You may have heard me talk about this trilogy before. In fact, I’ve reviewed both of the two previous books, BEETLE BOY, and BEETLE QUEEN. I loved the… Continue reading Why you’ve GOT TO READ The Battle of the Beetles trilogy.
There are SO many good books at the moment, so this month I decided to treat myself I buy some of them. Here are the books I hauled: Who Let the Gods Out? by Maz Evans Elliot’s mum is ill and his home is under threat, but a shooting star crashes to earth and changes… Continue reading Book Haul | February 2017
I cannot believe 2016 is nearly over! This year has flown by, and so much has changed! What hasn’t changed, however, is my love of books. This has definitely been the year of middle grade for me–both in reading them, and writing them, so it should come as no surprise that ALL of my top five… Continue reading My Top Five Books of 2016
YAY AUTUMN!! My favourite time of the year is coming up and I am pretty freaking excited to wear massive cardigans and dark lipstick again. Summer 2016 has been amazing, and I read some seriously cool books this season, but I am looking forward to fireworks night and Halloween. Without further ado, here are the… Continue reading Summer reads // 2016
The glorious start to a middle-grade trilogy about a brilliant boy, his loyal friends, and some amazingly intelligent beetles that brings together adventure, humor, and real science! Darkus Cuttle’s dad mysteriously goes missing from his job as Director of Science at the Natural History Museum. Vanished without a trace! From a locked room! So Darkus… Continue reading Review: Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard