After my binge on Cosy Mysteries last month, this month I indulged myself by reading two books I brought some time ago, and in the middle I was sidetracked by a series I picked up from a newsletter promo.
My favourite modern Cosy Mysteries take on some of the elements I love from Agatha Christie’s writing. Set in small towns, they have a main character using common sense and their relationships with others to overcome adversity.
Some Thoughts on Diversity in Literature Over the last month I have been doing a lot of thinking and reading around the edges of diversity in fiction. There have always been books that deal with the issues faced by minority
Welcome back to my new and, hopefully, improved blog. Today I want to share two series of books with you – one about modern fairies and a gas lamp fantasy series. A while ago I wrote a blog about ways
Magician by Raymond E Feist One of my all time favourite authors is Raymond E Feist. I first came across him in Daughter of the Empire, then followed up with Magician a couple of years later. I have spent many
I love it when I get reviews from children who do not usually read. To start the new year of reviews I have been lucky enough to have a contribution from a reluctant reader who found some time to tell
Having missed some reviews last month I have two YA books to make up for it – a fantasy set in snow and a sci-fi offering set in space. Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige Although this book started off a
Sam’s Top Ten of All Time Hello fellow bookworms and blog readers I have been reading quite a lot of books this month and it made me think I would like to share with you my top 10
Thomas Wildus and the Book of Sorrows: The Elandrian Chronicles Book 1 by J.M. Bergen I am so excited at the moment. I have so many great books to write about I did not know where to start this month,
The 1000 Year old Boy by Ross Welford By Sam (Aged 12) Last school holidays I gave reviewer Sam a different sort of book to read and was surprised at how much he enjoyed it, in fact it was a